I wouldn’t feed it to my dog

They say lawmaking in Washington is like sausage making; we’re better off not seeing what goes on behind the scenes. We should just ignore the process and enjoy the end […]

Oprah stories a year premature

Health care reform, Afghanistan, the Fort Hood shootings. But what are the headlines filled with? Oprah! Oprah is leaving her TV talk show. She’s leaving in 2011,  more than a […]

Late amendment strips abortion coverage

The Stupak-Pitts Amendment, an eleventh-hour addition to the health care reform bill passed yesterday by the U.S. House, prevents any plans in the proposed health insurance exchange from receiving federal […]

Obama speaks, nothing changes

Tonight Pres. Obama delivered his make-or-break speech on health care reform to a Joint Session of Congress. While it was a good speech, concluding with a previously undisclosed letter he’d […]

Sen. Ted Kennedy dead at 77

1:28 am — I just read that Sen. Ted Kennedy has died. Even knowing he was battling inoperable brain cancer, it was hard to imagine a day when he’d be […]

Do it right the first time

I’ve been watching the Sunday morning talk shows, and naturally health care reform is the favorite topic. Ideas swirling today: Doctor Shortage On Andersen Cooper, they got around to the […]

Obama backs off public option

The latest news on health care reform seems to be that Obama is willing to drop his plan for a public option. Call me cynical, but my first thought was, […]

Pinocchio in the White House

The Washington Post today gives President Obama four Pinocchios for his oft repeated promise, “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan.” […]