The reality is that people can't live without insurance. Our leaders must look their constituents in the eye and explain why they could possibly refuse the federal government's generous offer to foot the bill for Medicaid expansion for the first few years.
After all the Republicans have done to coarsen the political rhetoric, they have little or no credibility to complain about negative campaign attacks now. The Republican attack machine has come back to haunt itself.
Don't pay any attention to the votes and rhetoric coming out of Washington. Health care reform can turn out to be very profitable indeed for some of the GOP's biggest benefactors -- the giant insurance companies.
By refusing to expand Medicaid and establish a health insurance exchange as called for in the Affordable Care Act, Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position that harms millions of people -- people he is responsible for helping.
The Romney campaign raises profound questions for voters and the media. Voters do not like or trust Mitt Romney.
Eric Holder, Attorney General of the U.S., and the Department of Justice have vowed to fight for the right to vote by oppposing the Texas Voter ID laws, as well as the restrictive voting laws passed in Florida and other states.
Republicans don't want government involved in health care. Their plan is to give free rein to health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, and medical providers to charge you the highest prices the market will bear.
Every family has a different it's-ok-for-us/alert C.P.S. threshold. So here's the parental Katy Perry breakdown for the parts of Part of Me that "felt so wrong and felt so right.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is turning the state's health care system into the equivalent of a deadly carnival dunking booth. Taxpayers will be forced to buy mandatory tickets to guarantee that some of their neighbors drown.
Chris Christie of New Jersey set a new standard for ridiculousness yesterday when he explained that he was on the fence about whether to expand Medicaid under Obamacare but that his advisers were still considering "the most efficient way to do it from a cost perspective."
By enumerating so many offensive ideas in the "Educating our Children" section of its platform, Texas Republican delegates have provided me with a blueprint to defend my decision to send my kids to private school.
Jindal, Perry and other GOP governors refusing, however absurdly, to implement Obamacare will inevitably segregate health care in America between states where people can afford quality health care and those led by hysterical nimrods standing in their way.
No candidate today dares to address the plight of people of money. This is the third rail of American politics. Yet, the acute problems of people of money will not disappear and cannot be ignored. Here is how I my ideal candidate would approach this issue.
There has been a political meme making the rounds for decades that Texas also has undue influence over the policies and economy of the rest of the nation, which begs the question: How can we be such bumpkins and also control America's destiny?
Romney is loving high unemployment. Just like the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives that has repeatedly blocked President Obama's proposals to increase hiring, Romney believes high joblessness is good for the GOP.
As Romney has campaigned, it has become increasingly clear that while he is smart and well-spoken, he is also not a strong campaigner. Romney's penchant for awkward gaffes that confirm what many voters fear about him is only part of this.