Remembering Obama’s Biggest Broken Health Care Promise

By: Thursday November 13, 2014 7:04 am

Since there has been a lot of media focus on Jonathan Gruber’s recently uncovered remarks about the American voters, I want to put it in the proper historic context. During the 2008 election a major attack line from candidate Obama was pointing out that John McCain planned to tax employer-provided health insurance. It was very effective [...]

McCain Joins Graham’s Stop Everything for #BENGHAZI Plan

By: Thursday October 31, 2013 8:03 am

Sen. John McCain has signed on to Lindsey Graham’s plan to slow down every confirmation over the issue of Benghazi, even the confirmation of people who’s positions have nothing to do with security or foreign policy. From the Wall Street Journal: GOP Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham will attempt to delay confirmation of Janet [...]

The Stupidity of the “Skin in the Game” Theory for Controlling Health Care Costs

By: Thursday January 12, 2012 9:56 am

If you actually wanted to reduce health care spending you need to reduce how much we are actually paying for health care products and services. Not only do we spend way more than the rest of the industrialized world on administrative costs, we also pay way more for the exact same drugs and treatments. Forcing [...]

McCain’s Solution When Airstrikes Fail: More Airstrikes

By: Monday April 18, 2011 3:30 pm

As was entirely predictable, the “airstrikes only” campaign in Libya failed to bring down the well-armed and well-financed regime of Moammar Gadhafi . So, what is John McCain’s solution? Even more airstrikes. From the Hill: McCain, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the U.S. should revive its air attacks to incapacitate [...]

Health Care Law as Popular as a Pepperoni and Broken Glass Pizza

By: Friday March 11, 2011 2:01 pm

For some reason, one of the most bizarrely persistent myths on the left is that the specifics of the new health care reform law are actually popular. The myth was again brought up today by Ezra Klein: You saw this a lot during health-care reform, where the specifics of the law were popular but the [...]

In Tax Deal with GOP, Obama Didn’t Win as Many Concessions as Advertised

By: Friday December 10, 2010 1:59 pm

President Obama seems remarkably proud of himself for the many “concessions” he won from Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as part of their deal to extend all the Bush tax cuts for two years. The administration has really tried to spin the “success” of this deal by claiming Obama got $238 billion in spending while the [...]

Day Three Of Senate Debate: Two Amendments Offered, No Votes Yet

By: Wednesday December 2, 2009 8:03 am

We are now entering day three of the Senate debate on health care reform. So far, only one amendment has been offered by the Democrats. It is an amendment from Barbara Mikulski meant to reduce cost sharing for some preventive screening for women. Republican John McCain offered a motion to recommit. It would have sent [...]

McCain Attack Ad Links Obama to Mysterious “Black Community”

By: Wednesday October 15, 2008 4:05 pm

Jay Smooth of Ill Doctrine has obtained an exclusive copy of John McCain’s hard hitting attack ad which reveals Barack Obama’s longstanding ties to an entity known as “the Black community.”

Diddy Scared by McCain’s “That One,” Calls for People to Vote

By: Wednesday October 8, 2008 5:39 pm

 John McCain scares Sean Diddy Combs even more than Sarah Palin. And he’s right, we all should be scared of McCain’s verbal slips. This time in his video blog the rapper/entrepreneur is righteous, not goofing.  Diddy saw McCain’s use of "That One" referring to Obama as an grave and deep insult: This is 2008, not [...]

McCain Plays the POW Card At Home (Video)

By: Monday September 8, 2008 1:51 pm

See more funny videos at Funny or Die One of John McCain’s many homes is an apartment and his roommates are sick of the Hanoi Hilton routine. Watch.