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Let’s Just Take a Breath re Healthcare

Published on March 26, 2017 By sirrahc

“Please stop blaming the House Freedom Caucus as a bunch of stuck-up ideological Pharisees. We need more in their ranks who will demand the best for the Constitution and the American people.”  — Arthur Schaper, political commentator and radio host As we all know by now, Ryancare was pulled at the eleventh hour, because GOP […]

To Impeach or Not to Impeach, part 3

Published on October 5, 2014 By sirrahc

“I want Obama to go through the [impeachment] process because he has it coming…. Obama should be forced to defend his contemptible lies and actions. If for no other reason than his unbearable arrogance, the schmuck should have to pay a penalty.”  — columnist Burt Prelutsky On the other hand,… “[W]e should focus our attention […]

To Impeach or Not to Impeach, part 2

Published on September 21, 2014 By sirrahc

“[S]ome provision should be made for defending the community against the incapacity, negligence, or perfidy of the chief magistrate. He might pervert his administration into a scheme of peculation [i.e., embezzlement] or oppression. He might betray his trust to foreign powers.”  — James Madison, during the debates of the Constitutional Convention (1787) In Part 1 […]

The Insidious Nature of Socialism

Published on September 25, 2013 By sirrahc

“There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means — either may do — the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.”  — Benjamin Franklin Tonight’s post is just a quickie […]

Rants and Reflections on the Election(s) (Part 1 of 2)

Published on November 11, 2012 By sirrahc

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”   — Abraham Lincoln “AAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!” That was my response (posted on Facebook), give or take an “R” or two, to the 2012 Election results. Actually, that was my second FB post. My first was, […]

Paul Ryan vs. Obamacare

Published on August 15, 2012 By sirrahc

“Ignoring these costs does not remove them from the backs of taxpayers. Hiding spending does not reduce spending….” — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), tellin’ it like it is   Like!0

Top 10 Things Liberals Have Taught Me about Myself (Part 2 of 4)

Published on April 28, 2011 By sirrahc

“It is just like Gaddaffi killing his citizens, only the Republicans do it with legislation rather than bombs and bullets.”  — commenter at Huffington Post Continuing, now, with the lessons I’ve been learning about myself from the learned liberals: 4) I hate ‘working people’. I mean, it’s obvious, really. It’s because I strongly dislike Big […]

Brits Learn that Hospital Competition is Good for Patients

Published on February 2, 2011 By sirrahc

Normally, when a conservative such as I mentions healthcare in the UK, it is to decry the largely socialist nature of their system — complete with reports of people waiting for years to get treatment or surgery, plus the occasional horror story from the news of people literally dying of neglect in their hospital beds […]

Just Two Questions about Federal Takeover of Student Loans

Published on March 31, 2010 By sirrahc

Those sneaky Dems and their “stealth accomplishments”. Last Tuesday, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590) — aka “Obamacare”. Today, Obama signed the reconciliation bill that was supposed to implement the “fixes” to Obamacare, as required by the House. But, they decided to attach the Student Aid and […]

This Ain't No Waterloo

Published on March 24, 2010 By sirrahc

Stupak and the Blue Dogs caved / drank the Kool-Aid / got bought off — don’t hold your breath for that executive order, Bart — and the Senate’s bill passed the House. Now what? Some on the Left (and part-time Republicans like David Frum) are saying that the passing of Obamacare signifies a “Waterloo” moment […]

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