— Michael Clayton — As Congress pivots back towards health care reform and ObamaCare “repeal,” Americans should once again be wary of any plans introduced by Republicans that DO NOT actually repeal ObamaCare. Take for example the Graham-Cassidy bill being pushed by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA). While the sponsors and supporters of this legislation are touting it as Republicans last chance to keep their campaign promises, does it actually
Sen. Lamar Alexander: Votes against Obamacare Repeal, then Calls Hearing to Bailout Insurance Companies
— Matthew Burrow — Before breaking for August recess, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) made quite a splash in the face of liberty lovers and conservatives across the country. First, Alexander broke prior promises to his constituents in Tennessee by voting against Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to repeal Obamacare. As America’s Liberty PAC (ALPAC) has publicized, Alexander was one of six Republicans who voted against the same repeal language they previously voted for in
The latest version of the health care bill was released yesterday, and as stated in yesterday’s blog, is worse than previous versions. It keeps half of the ObamaCare taxes, 10 of the 12 regulations, and bails out the insurance companies. It even adds $120 billion in new spending. And, it, of course, doesn’t repeal Obamacare, at all! But it also bribes individual states to help secure their Senators’ votes. Like ObamaCare, which included the ‘Cornhusker Kickback’ and the
Senate Republicans have backed themselves into a corner in their efforts to “repeal” ObamaCare. Today they released yet another version of their health care reform bill to try and appease conservatives and moderate Republicans who signaled their opposition to the last attempt.
Who do YOU trust with your health care. . . Washington, D.C. insiders and K Street lobbyists? Shouldn’t we trust a doctor instead? ObamaCare has failed. Government mandates have resulted in skyrocketing premiums and fewer choices for care. That’s why we need real repeal. Call your Senator today at 202-224-3121 and demand full repeal of ObamaCare, and nothing less.