It took the Resistance, the nationwide gaggle of Indivisible groups, ADAPT protesters, health care advocates, and the people themselves to bring this reality to the forefront. They marched and shouted, they posted and tweeted, they emailed and called and sang, they carried photos of their friends and family, yes, they disrupted and got arrested - but mostly they told their stories.
Trump has two top legislative priorities: "Tax Reform" and "Repeal the ACA". Today, they intersected: his "Tax Reform" plan cuts exactly one tax from the ACA - the 3.8% Medicare tax on Net Investment Income for high-income taxpayers. It has long been a badly-kept secret that the driving force behind "repeal the ACA" has been... Continue Reading →
[submitted as a comment in the NYTimes in response to other comments on Paul Krugman's op-ed column "Imaginary Health Care Horrors", March 30, 2015.] In a comment in the New York Times, "Frank" wrote: The trouble is that Democrats are not there defending [the Affordable Care Act]. They have bought into the myth that people don't like it... Continue Reading →