Tag Archives: Obamacare

For first time in my life, I won’t be voting on principle…

…alone. This occurred to me the other day when my wife and I were having one of those “kitchen table talks” about finances. I have always taken a kind of foolish pride in telling myself that I was casting my … Continue reading

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DNC day one reaction

Wow. Well, it wasn’t boring, at least not if you’re a Democrat. I’ve been watching the political conventions for 24 years now and I was not expecting the emotional night that the Democrats put on last night in Charlotte. Yes, … Continue reading

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Before we argue about Obamacare

The Kaiser Foundation created a short quiz of 10 true/false questions about Obamacare that does a pretty good job of illustrating how much misconception there is about the law. If you want to take the quiz without being “spoiled” do … Continue reading

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Obamacare in 20 years

The other day I twitter-twatted this missive to my legions of 43 Twitter followers: @AngryBlackLady Just think: in 20 years, there will be Tea Partiers with signs that say "Keep your govt hands off my Obamacare!"— Jon Wiesman (@jonwiesman) June … Continue reading

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Obamacare upheld, the next day

I’m off work today for my older son’s birthday so I won’t be checking in too much. But while he’s busy chasing the dog with his new RC helicopter, I thought I’d share some thoughts about what yesterday’s decision means. … Continue reading

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Now that it’s here to stay…

Some of you might want to actually learn about what is in Obamacare, or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Someone sent me this link to a thread on Reddit that does a pretty good job of summarizing all … Continue reading

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The president’s remarks about SCOTUS decision

What a remarkable contrast to Romney’s sour grapes statement. You see them back to back and it’s hard to imagine Romney winning in November, but don’t get complacent. It will be a close election.

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Dewey defeats Obama… or something

Win.   For context purposes:  

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This is why I didn’t make any predictions

Because I am not a lawyer, and this stuff is complicated. The Supreme Court shocked the political world today by upholding Obamacare in its entirety, but the federal government is limited in its ability to terminate States’ Medicaid funds. I … Continue reading

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Yes, healthcare is different

This is going to shock you guys, but the other day I was having an argument about Obamacare with a friend on Facebook. I know. I know. This is something that almost never happens. In this argument, my conservative friend … Continue reading

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