Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Game On!

The Senate Finance Committee is holding hearings today, likely focused on the "public option," with serious disagreement even among Democrats.

Senator Baucus has been in the lead in the Senate, but his opposition to the public plan (he thinks the plan, whatever the merits, would kill the bill) has irritated some senior members of his own party.

Stay tuned.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Reform Round 2

President Obama's speech yesterday was "hitting the reset button" for health care reform.

First impressions - the numbers do not add up.

And every President since Nixon has promised to reduce "waste, fraud and abuse" from Medicare and Medicaid.

Game on!