Last year, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) attempted to correct clever legislative language on page 158 of the health care bill which carves out an exemption for certain members of staff, particularly those senior staffers who played a key role in crafting the legislation. The Congressional Research Service confirms that the definition in the bill detailing [...]
Integrity? Missed it by that much.
You didn’t hear much this weekend about the blatant unconstitutionality of using the “Reconciliation” process to pass the Senate health care bill.
Why? Because compared to the atrocity of the “deem and pass” (aka Demonpass) gambit proposed by Rules Chair Louise Slaughter, the misuse of reconciliation seemed like the very model [...]
Today Collectivized Health Care – Tomorrow Amnesty For Illegal Aliens – What Will That Bring Next November?
Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate health care bill. If I were a committed Leftist like Barack Obama, what would I do next? You can bet that enough voters back home are going to feel sufficiently betrayed by their representatives’ collectivization of the nation’s health-care and insurance that a shift in power [...]
Here we are in crunch time and it occurred to me: Why hasn’t the first principle of medical care itself – ”First, do no harm“ – not been the rallying cry of conservative, common sense opposition to federal takeover of health care? Not just rallying cry, but conservatives’ rhetorical cudgel-of-choice to wield against proponents of this massive (395,096-word) and [...]
Media Matters‘ latest “gotcha” goes like this:
National Catholic Reporter Endorses Health Care Bill
With some pro-lifers trying to make the health care debate an argument over abortion, it was interesting to see the National Catholic Reporter, which knows a thing or two about anti-abortion views, come out in favor of the Obama health care plan.
And then [...]