Graham-Cassidy: Another GOP ObamaCare “Repeal” Fraud

Sep. 18, 2017 by

  — 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

Aug. 30, 2017 by

  — 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

Republican Train Off the Tracks?

Aug. 28, 2017 by

For years and years, the Republican party stood for something and was an outspoken critic of the direction of our country. From too many taxes to a bloated government to spending on frivolous matters and on and on. Much of the Republican battleplan was focused on the economy, but also touched on social issues and foreign policy. “No more taxes” was a rallying cry. “Our government is too big and out of control!” “Why is

House Republicans Re-Energize ObamaCare Repeal Effort

Aug. 22, 2017 by

Late last month, members of the House Freedom Caucus filed a “discharge petition” to bring to the House floor legislation identical to the 2015 clean ObamaCare repeal bill passed by Republicans and subsequently vetoed by President Obama. If the petition receives 218 signatures from members of the U.S. House, a simple majority, it would remove the bill from committee and force a floor vote. Freedom Caucus members say they hope to have the signatures by

The latest health care scheme fails to meet the mark

Aug. 18, 2017 by

Two different groups are floating around their proposals on health care reform. The first is the House Freedom Caucus.  They have started distributing a discharge petition to force a vote in the House on the 2015 ObamaCare repeal bill. That bill passed the House with 240 votes back in late 2015. The other proposal is coming from Senators Dean Heller (NV), Lindsey Graham (SC), and Bill Cassidy (LA). Their proposal quite simply doesn’t deserve consideration