Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took a bow when the House passed a $141 billion health care bill. But Henry Waxman deserves the credit. [Credit: Politico]
“What a way to celebrate a birthday!” — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after the House passed bipartisan health care legislation
Sorry, Nancy. It’s not about you.
The $141 billion health care bill that cleared the House last month and that is expected to win Senate approval next week is a tribute from the GOP-controlled Congress to former Congressman Henry Waxman, a man who worked tirelessly – and with great success – to expand health care-related welfare spending. Continue reading →
Obamacare supporters are greatly inflating estimates of the number of previously uninsured people that have gained coverage because of the new law. Here’s sensible look at the numbers. [Credit: CNN/Money]
Hyperbole over how many people have presumably gained health coverage as the result of Obamacare won’t subside anytime soon. At its current pace, we seem destined to reach the point where the number of people who are alleged to have gained coverage because of Obamacare surpasses the number that lacked coverage in the first place. Continue reading →