All You Need is Hate

All You Need is Hate* (*with apologies to Lennon-McCartney) As the healthcare debate rages on in this country, the opposition to Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (known as the ACA, or “Obamacare”) has gotten fierce. Almost nightly we see on the news people challenging their Republican Senators and Representatives at town hall…

Medicaid, Taxes and Fairness

Medicaid, Taxes, and Fairness Interestingly enough, the battle over what for Democrats is a health care plan and for Republicans is a tax giveaway to the wealthy is now being waged largely over the issue of Medicaid. This is somewhat unexpected, as most of the talk before the election centered on health exchanges and their…