Archive for October, 2009

Conservative AHIP Says Republican Healthcare Solution Will Do Nothing to Lower Costs.

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 Back during the 2008 Presidential Campaign, Senator Obama and Senator McCain talked about how they would fix healthcare. While Senator Obama endorsed “the Public Option”, Senator McCain promoted the Republican “free-market” solution: “allowing insurance companies to compete across state lines”, presently restricted by Federal law, which would “increase competition and reduce prices”. For nearly a […]

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October 26, 2009
Posted in: Healthcare, myth busting, Politics

Remembering the Bush’s Repeated Criticisms of CBS News

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 Pity threw a party and nobody came.  Last week, White House Communications Director Anita Dunn called Fox News, “the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party”:     Fox then spent days whining about the “Obama Administrations’ attack upon Fox News.” Fox “News” Sunday spent a good portion of their show last […]

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October 21, 2009
Posted in: myth busting, Politics

The Nobel Peace Prize, War, and The Generals Bush Replaced

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 Yes, the Nobel Peace Prize. And yes, I know, questions abound as to what was done to deserve it. You don’t have to say it. Personally, I think the award should be for “accomplishments” not “expectations”, but one thing was mightily clear… the strongest explanation as to why President Obama received the NPP boils down […]

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October 12, 2009
Posted in: myth busting, Politics, War

Argh! When even a Super-Majority isn’t enough.

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 Dear Gawd! Didn’t you think that when a fed-up country flipped control of BOTH houses of Congress in 2006 that we would FINALLY see a change in the disastrous Conservative policies of the past 26 years? And when voters, with their eyes slowly opening like 2-week old puppies, began to realize that Republicans were responsible […]

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October 5, 2009
Posted in: Healthcare, Politics, Rants