Chris Matthews, Thou Art A Dick

I meant to post this yesterday because I found it to be too good not to: Chris Matthews has Alan Grayson on HardBall.  During the interview, Alan Grayson talks about using reconciliation to pass Health Care – weeks before others were talking about it.   Chris Matthews proceeds to be a huge holier-than-thou dick to Alan …

Thoughts On The Current Status Of Healthcare

As you know, I post a lot of political things here on this blog.  It’s what I’m interested in and I like writing down my thoughts and opinions.  Lately, one of the biggest things in US politics has been the healthcare debate.  There’s a lot to digest. Here are my thoughts. The House of Representatives …

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) Has An Interesting Idea

So Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has a very interesting idea – a bill that will withhold Federal health benefits from members of Congress until Health Legislation is passed.  What a novel idea. I wholly support it. Via The Washington Independent PS. I had to look up how to spell wholly, for some reason it just …

Rep. Alan Grayson Continues Being A Badass

Representative Alan Grayson (D-FL) reserved an hour to speak about health care. Republicans didn’t care for the way he was talking and unsuccessfully tried to cut off his speech. Alan Grayson has become my favorite Congressman. Please clone yourself, have your clone move to Kansas, and successfully run for Congress. Thanks. Via The Huffington Post.

AARP and AMA Announce Support For House Health Care Bill

Apparently the AARP and the AMA have announced their support for the House of Representatives health care bill.  Despite covering more people and lowering the US deficit, there doesn’t seem to be all that many groups announcing support for Health Care reform.  Nice to see that starting to change a bit. Via