Tag Archives: PPACA

A Grab Bag of Thoughts

But I Already Have Health Insurance! A friend told me last night that even though he already buys individual health insurance, according to the feds it’s not sufficient, so he’ll have to upgrade. Maybe with the exchanges the price will … Continue reading

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Things that Make Me Laugh: House Republicans Edition

So the House Republicans passed a continuing resolution to keep the government open but defund PPACA (ObamaCare). They know it can’t conceivably pass in the Senate, and assuming they can count–which grows ever more doubtful–they know they’re not even within … Continue reading

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Giving Up on Democracy?

My friend P.J. asked me recently if I thought it was possible that the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party had given up on “trying to win a democratic game.” That is, have they decided–finally realized, is perhaps more … Continue reading

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