Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Will They Vote Policy?

I guarantee you that if you go into most rooms – sort of running your own (but uncontrolled) focus group – and don’t identify a political persuasion but just talk policy you will find a tremendous amount of common ground and agreement with progressive leaning policies. It’s when the labels get attached that too many Americans become partisans. The best recent example of this is that the Affordable Care Act had a nine percentage point higher approval rating than Obamacare did. If you are scratching your head, you are correct – they are the same thing.

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How’s Joe Doing?

It’s neither fair nor accurate to judge a president’s performance strictly by the economy but most voters do it. The question as we approach the State of the Union address is: How is Joe Biden doing? I’ll site some statistics, complete with editorial comment, and in the conclusion let you know how I feel about it.

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Still A BFD

The biggest political story of the week just ended occurred Thursday morning when the Supreme Court announced its decision in California v Texas and Texas v California (yes, I find that confusing too) which for the third time upheld Obamacare; this time by a surprising 7-2 vote. Continue reading Still A BFD

Closing Arguments – Part Two

Today is the second day of data driven arguments for voting and certainly not for Trump or his enablers. Tomorrow’s article with be more emotionally driven.  Let’s continue to explore. Continue reading Closing Arguments – Part Two

Setting Up For September And Beyond

I’m still stuck on last week. The biggest political thing that should have happened – the enactment of another economic rescue package didn’t – that doesn’t mean there was any shortage of occurrences. In fact one of the biggest hardly got covered – the Trump campaign going dark on the airwaves for at least a period of time. With the aid of a few observations and history let’s explore. Continue reading Setting Up For September And Beyond