Monday, March 6, 2017

The American Healthcare Act – a few quick observations

by Skip March 6, 2017

Individual mandate – gone Tanning tax – gone Taxes on prescription drugs, over the counter meds, health insurance plans, net investment income – gone Taxes on medical devices – gone Increase of Medicare tax – repealed The “Cadillac tax” is gone – I think (update – nope, but delayed until 2025.  I bet this will […]

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the American Healthcare Act: Deep Dive Part 2 – Cancellation of Medicaid Expansion

by Skip March 6, 2017

Medicaid Expansion – NH State Rep Joe LaChance, NH State Senator Jeb Bradley, NH State Senator Chuck Morse, and former NH State Senator (and present NH GOP Chair) Jeannie Forrester and a whole raft of others are NOW going to have a LOT of ‘splaining to do in how NH is going to institute whole […]

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If Democrats Want it, Run Away From it. The More They Want it the Faster You Run

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2017

When contemplating your vote for bills like HB478, or any Bill a Democrat sponsors, consider what I like to call my rule number one. If Democrats want it, you should probably run away from it. The more they want it, the faster you run. New Hampshire House Bill 478 is not about transgenders. It’s no […]

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the American Healthcare Act: Deep Dive Part 1

by Skip March 6, 2017

OK, this is going to take a while and probably more than few posts. All emphasis and reformatting is mine.  First thought, though, it looks like the Republicans are going to spend more money and spend it this year.  Right off the bat (page 2, lines 4 – 9), right at the top of this […]

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Breaking – the American Healthcare Act

by Skip March 6, 2017

Well, whaddya know, the Republicans actually have a bill and of course they called it “the American Healthcare Act“!  Here’s the draft that has been put up to be read online and I’ll be putting up the PDF here in a couple of minutes (here: AmericanHealthCareAct ).  Here is the Statement by US House Speaker Ryan […]

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Trump Issues New Order Limiting Foreign Entry

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2017

The new Presidential Executive Order (EO) on limiting entry from a handful of countries to the U.S. is loaded with tips for folks looking to shut it down before it gets implemented. Things we’ve previously pointed out in these pages. The EO quotes the Constitution and lesser laws on who has the power to limit […]

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Ain’t That Tweet – Trump vs. Creepstate

by Ed Naile March 6, 2017

It appears Donald trump wants in on the latest media narrative, the one with no evidence, the one the media has been pumping for all its worth about Russians stealing the election from Hillary. And all he had to do was toss a couple words into a tweet. Timing is everything in comedy and politics. […]

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Obama Admin. Spying on Trump Campaign Before Election

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2017

The Obama Administration spied on foreign allies, Diplomats, regular Americans, their internet histories, even otherwise friendly press associations. And Dear Leader was okay with all of that. It got so bad that the global community united behind the meme ‘Yes We Scan.’ So the idea that Democrats and the Obama Administration are spying on Republicans and Trump, in particular, is […]

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