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Entries by Rep. Alan Grayson from 03/2010

HR 4789 and The Public Option: The Way Forward

| Posted 03.12.2010 | Politics

I've introduced H.R. 4789, the Public Option Act. This simple four-page bill lets any American buy into Medicare at cost. You want it, you pay for it, you're in. It adds nothing to the deficit; you pay what it costs.

Grayson Versus Palin: The Director's Cut

| Posted 03.18.2010 | Politics

You've got to give it to her: Sarah Palin really has mastered Palin's imitation of Tina Fey imitating Palin. Moreover, she's the most intelligent leader that the Republican Party has produced since George W. Bush.

A Near-Death Experience, and On From Here

| Posted 03.22.2010 | Politics

I voted yes on Sunday's health care reform bill. It's an historic first step. Historic. But we're not done. The framework for a comprehensive health care system is in place. Now we must finish the job.

Me and the Lobbyists

| Posted 03.24.2010 | Politics

I have to confess. There is a part of this job, this whole "Member of Congress" experience, that I'm just not any good at. In fact, I'm awful at it. I just can't bring myself to kiss up to lobbyists.

A Special Message From George W. Bush

| Posted 03.27.2010 | Politics

You can tell a lot about a person by his enemies. Sarah Palin came to my district two weeks ago, and told her zombie minions to "take me out." The National Republican Party says that I'm their #1 target in 2010. Now, it's George W. Bush's turn.