We have long been critics of Obamacare, pointing out that without express and extensive regulation and market controls, it was the recipe for fiscal disaster it has proved itself to be. But every single option that Republicans have presented is far, far worse than what Obamacare provides for now. Graham-Cassidy is nothing more than pure partisan poison
In the same way many House and Senate Republicans refuse to admit and act on the reality of global climate change, many in the Congressional GOP refuse to admit the hard facts and numbers of American health care
The House of Representatives tried twice to approve a repeal and replace bill and scraped by with a four-vote margin.It’s been downhill ever since in the Senate where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promised action before the Fourth of July break only to back off because he was unable to round up 50 votes
When did America become a country filled with selfish, greedy jerks who flagrantly preach the importance of being good Christians and force it down everyone’s throats, all the while forgetting the most critical Christian traits — mercy, compassion and charity?
The way the system works now, even under Trumpcare, reducing or even ending Medicaid would only shift hundreds of billions of dollars in government spending on indigent care to the hospitals and providers, who would pass those costs onto paying customers
Democratic governors John Hickenlooper of Colorado, John Bel Edwards of Louisiana and Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania added their names to the letter, which argues that “true and lasting reforms are best approached by finding common ground in a bipartisan fashion.” The governors implore the leaders to focus on stabilizing the individual insurance markets, give states flexibility and ensure affordable cover.
It can’t be an improvement, because, like all these plans, it doesn’t address the problem. Like Obamacare, Trumpcare 2.0 will be a shell game, shifting costs from one unlucky American to another, with everybody paying more for less every single year
Republicans do not have a good answer to America’s health-care crisis. Trumpcare version 1.2 is undoubtedly worse for all Americans than the seriously flawed Obamacare. For those who are older than 50 or have pre-existing conditions Trumpcare is a financial and medical calamity
Somebody has to lose for consumers to gain. It’s not complicated nor mysterious. It’s simple economics. Somebody has to make less money for what they’re doing right now. Drug companies,doctors, hospitals, bed-pan makers. If they don’t make less, then we pay more