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Healthcare Bill Renamed "Or You Will Die of Fatness" Bill

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

In a last-minute effort to sway public opinion leading up to the Supreme Court appeal, the Obama Administration rebranded the healthcare bill the "Or You Will Die of Fatness" Bill.

Christian Convictions And The Health Care Law

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

It has been a week since the historic vote to pass health care reform. Here are a few clear convictions I have developed on what has transpired, offered from the perspective of a Christian ethicist.

Electric Shocks, Tea Partiers and Rabble Rousers

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

For those of us who respect our country enough to obey its laws, it's time to denounce the acts of violence and those who enable them. We must do so, loud and clear. Before it's too late.

Media Scare Tactics: Do They Create Controversy in the Guise of News for the Sake of Ratings?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

Is that the media's job? To invent scenarios that are for the most part implausible just to give them the excuse to have another ten minute panel discussion?

Bobby Rush Still 'Very Undecided' On Health Reform

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The only man to ever have beaten Barack Obama could help hand him a defeat in the House. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.), who handed Barack Obama his only...

Of Death and Taxes

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

We are more than willing to accept an increase in taxes that would make it possible for people under sixty-five to get the same healthcare we do. The only alternative is national bankruptcy.

Health Care and Judgment Day

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

What will my Evangelical brothers and sisters say to Jesus on that ultimate day when He says, "I was sick and you refused me access to health care because you loved your philosophy more than me"?

Health Care: The Final Week (Live Twitter News, Analysis)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below a list of analysts, activists, and policy wonks focusing on the final days of the health care debate. ...

A House Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." --Lincoln. "When you have both extremes saying they're unhappy, I think it's [the Senate's December 2...

Dems on Health Bill: Oops! We Forgot to Cut Costs

New York Times | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As health care legislation moves toward a crucial airing in the Senate, the White House is facing a growing revolt from some Democrats and analysts wh...

Sen. Byrd Wants Health Bill Renamed For Kennedy

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) called on Wednesday for health care reform legislation to be named after the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) "My heart an...