Tag Archives: health care

The Failure of Graham-Cassidy – RIP

Alan Zendell, September 23, 2017 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said a couple of days ago that he could give us ten good reasons to vote against this bill. Coming from Grassley that’s significant, because he has been a consistently conservative … Continue reading

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The Last Cynical Gasp of the Republican Senate

Alan Zendell, September 19, 2017 I hate to cast this in terms of Democrats versus Republicans, but the Senate Republicans have set it up that way. They seem relentless in their attempt to set health care back on the deadly … Continue reading

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This Needs to End

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2017 John Oliver often begins his HBO show, Last Week Tonight, by saying, “President Donald Trump – three words that should never appear in the same sentence.” Back in March, that seemed over the top. Today … Continue reading

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Susan Collins, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 30, 2017 Susan Collins was first elected to the Senate in 1996. She’s halfway through her fourth term, and if she chooses to run for a fifth, it will be during the 2020 presidential campaign, so she’s … Continue reading

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John McCain, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 28, 2017 “He’s not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” That was Donald Trump the candidate talking about John McCain in June of 2015. McCain … Continue reading

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Americans are Celebrating Today

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2017 This morning, Mitch McConnell said he imagined Democrats were celebrating today, but they ought to be clear why. That statement is another lesson in learning to translate political gibberish into English. First, it’s not just … Continue reading

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The AHCA Ball is in McConnell’s Court

Alan Zendell, July 11, 2017 If it wasn’t certain before, today’s revelations about Donald Trump Jr sealed the deal for the President’s leverage with Congress. The cloud of uncertainty hanging over the administration’s role in Russian meddling with our election … Continue reading

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