Sad Irony: Democrats Should Have Jumped at the GOP’s Offer to Delay This Debacle

Nobody, Republicans included, wants to relive the arduous negotiations over the debt ceiling and continuing resolution. And yet it’s difficult to not look back and wonder why Democrats refused to bargain. After all, one of the many offers that the GOP laid on the table was a one-year delay in Obamacare’s individual mandate. At the…
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White House’s Wall of Silence on Obamacare Flies in the Face of Transparency Promises

One of President Obama’s most important campaign promises was also one of the easiest to fulfill—the promise to be transparent. There are no costs. There is no bill you have to pass. And there is nothing to blame—not partisanship, not gridlock, not polarization—if the promise goes unfulfilled. And yet time after time we’ve seen the…
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Scary Question Looms Over Obamacare: Could it Get Worse?

While the debate over the debt limit and continuing resolution is dominating the national political conversation, troubles with Obamacare continue to roil under the surface. Even before the launch of Obamacare exchanges it was clear there were clear warning signs that the law wasn’t ready for primetime. Key pieces were being postponed, people involved were…
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