The Individual Mandate is a Tax on the Working Class. Get Rid of It

“Here’s the concern. If you haven’t made it affordable, how are you going to enforce a mandate. If a mandate was a solution, we could try that to solve homelessness by mandating everybody buy a house. The reason they don’t have a house is that they don’t have the money.” – Barack Obama in 2008.…
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Republicans’ Latest Obamacare Replacement Is Their Best Yet

Republicans love talking about repealing Obamacare. It’s been one of, if not the most politically lucrative strategies of the last six years. Likewise, Democrats love to chide Republicans for wanting to repeal Obamacare without offering up a plan of their own. It’s a line that not only fires up the liberal base, but draws honest…
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Senate Republicans Offer a Better Path Forward for Health Care Reform

Obamacare was supposed to be the crown jewel in President Obama’s legacy. Instead, it’s a tarnished law, relegated to the dusty back-half of a sleep-inducing State of the Union. Even then, Obama seemed a reluctant salesman of his own law. He waited almost two-thirds of the speech to even begin discussing his signature domestic achievement…
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Budget Vote-a-Rama Reveals Democrats True Colors

It was late, people were tired, but the Senate trudged on. The budget vote-a-rama began at 4 p.m. and lasted 13 hours, ending just before 5 a.m. on Saturday (well past most senators bed times). A tired-looking Angus King miscalled a voice vote and an even tireder-looking Harry Reid pulled off his glasses and rubbed…
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