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Obama’s signature healthcare style

On Sun., March 21, at about midnight, President Obama declared, “This is what change looks like” in reference to his campaign promise of “change we can believe in.” Obama, Pelosi and Reid finally had squeezed enough Democrats to get the 219-212 vote to pass the Senate version of Obamacare in the House. In so doing, Obama showed his signature style – cut the people and the opposition out of the process as much as possible. Continue reading

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Guns outright scary cross the line

A dozen armed people gathered outside Phoenix’s convention center on Monday at President Obama’s town hall meeting. And, last week in New Hampshire a man with a pistol strapped to his leg stood outside the meeting. The presence of guns at town hall meetings is outright scary. It feels as though one wrong move with one temper flaring and the tinderbox will light up. Continue reading

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Town hall uproar quite American

With the U.S. presidency and both houses of Congress under control of the Democrats and mid-term elections over a year away, expectedly President Obama stated “now is the time” for health care reform. And, it isn’t surprising Howard Dean, the screaming presidential candidate in 2006 and major figure in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, voiced the sentiment to move forward without bipartisan support. Continue reading

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