Quietly Thinking Out Loud
Just one guy thinking out loud on the issues in religion, atheism, politics & science.
Indeed, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll published last week found: “By 2-1, those surveyed disapprove of Trump’s temperament, a much more negative rating than he gets for his policy positions. Six in 10, including 40 percent of Republicans, complain that he tweets too much.”
In the roiling debate over the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, there’s a lot more at stake for President Trump than whether the bill can be saved: Its fate could also determine how much else he can get done on Capitol Hill in the early stages of his presidency.
If Republicans still pass it, they will take political ownership of the flawed American health care system – after making it much more flawed. Tom Cotton, the Republican senator from Arkansas, has said the bill is so bad that it would “put the House majority at risk next year.”
Toby Morris, an Auckland based illustrator, has created a comic strip which can teach us an important lesson: that not everyone has the same opportunities in life. This is a short story about two people born into completely different families, whose members play contrasting roles in their children’s lives.
So much for President Trump’s pledge of “insurance for everybody.” The Congressional Budget Office said on Monday that next year 14 million fewer Americans will have insurance if the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is repealed and replaced on the terms the president is seeking.
Something to really think about and consider in our looking at the state of the Healthcare system we have here in the U.S.
By Income inequality is not killing capitalism in the United States, but rent-seekers like the banking and the health-care sectors just might, said Nobel-winning economist Angus Deaton on Monday. If an entrepreneur invents something on the order of another Facebook, Deaton said he has no problem with that person becoming wealthy.
This is a repost of a blog I wrote last year. You can see the original here . It’s exactly the same except the original has pictures! I just wanted to bring this back in hopes of sparking a real, …