December 15, 2017

Paul Ryan’s Catastrophic Lack of Political Skill and Judgment

Everyone knows that a competent lawyer never asks a question in court to which he doesn’t already know the answer. And likewise, a competent political leader never puts a piece of legislation up for a vote without having a good idea of what the vote will be. But when Paul Ryan released his American Health […]

Capitol Hill Conservatives Welcome Speaker Paul Ryan’s Ryancare Retreat

Capitol Hill conservatives took satisfaction in Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) decision to withdraw the American Health Care Act from the House floor Friday afternoon—minutes before congressmen were to vote on the bill crafted to rescue the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Obamacare. “I applaud House conservatives for keeping their word to the American people […]

CBO: Full Repeal of Obamacare Insures More Americans than Ryan’s Obamacare-lite Plan

According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections, a full repeal of Obamacare would insure more Americans than Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare-lite reforms. The CBO’s analysis on the Republican leadership’s plan to repeal Obamacare predicts it would drop insurance for 14 million people in 2018, while 24 million would lose insurance by 2026. Compared to these […]

Exclusive — Sarah Palin on Paul Ryan’s ‘RINO-Care’: ‘Socialized Medicine’; President Trump Will ‘Step In and Fix It’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and the first major GOP figure to endorse President Donald Trump, is calling out House Speaker Paul Ryan for what she says is “RINO-Care.” Ryan introduced what he calls the “American Health Care Act,” a bill that does not repeal Obamacare but only amends it. […]

Tea Party Activists Look to President Trump to Clean Up Ryan’s Obamacare 2.0

Tea Party activists, while critical of the healthcare bill proposed by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), are giving President Trump the benefit of the doubt when it comes to the process of honoring his campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. “We have no doubt President Trump is on our side,” Tom Zawistowksi, president of the […]

Physicians on Ryan’s Obamacare 2.0: ‘Doomed for Failure’.

Physicians urging patient-centered, free-market health care say House Speaker Paul Ryan’s newly released proposal to repeal Obamacare does not actually repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and, therefore, is “doomed for failure.” “Since this does not completely repeal the ACA, we are still left with thousands of pages of regulations that will have unknown consequences in […]

Crony Capitalist Payoffs for California in Paul Ryan’s Budget

The $1.1 trillion federal budget deal boosts spending by 6 percent, extends about 50 expiring tax breaks, and funds an array of goodies meant to please both California Democrats and Republicans. California’s congressional Representatives and Senators should receive lots of constituent cheer after passing a five-year, federal $325 billion highway bill in early December, and then […]

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