ACA

A Strange Day — And a Ray of Hope

January 11, 2017 CarlHW 0

Yesterday may have been one of the oddest days in American political history.  The Attorney General-designate, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, spent a good chunk of his confirmation hearing trying to convince us that he is not a raging […]

Barack Obama

The Vital Task of Choosing a DNC Chair

January 6, 2017 CarlHW 1

The most important task the Democrats face in the next month or so is deciding who will chair the Democratic National Committee. This is important for very real as well as symbolic reasons. In the […]

ACA

The Obamacare is About to Hit the Fan

January 5, 2017 CarlHW 2

The next few weeks will be among the most important for the 115th Congress and the Trump presidency. The Republicans have spent the past seven or so years screaming about the evils of ACA. Some […]

Barack Obama

Where Obama Failed

January 3, 2017 CarlHW 0

The media has made much of the fact that during the past eight years there has been a precipitous decline in Democratic fortunes in Congress and in statehouses across the country. For instance, The Hill had […]

ACA

Obamacare Saves Lives

January 3, 2017 CarlHW 0

Discussion of ACA – Obamacare – is a bit convoluted because there are different categories. There is the Medicaid expansion, folks who get subsidies and those who make enough money that they don’t qualify (congratulations). […]