Reforms Don’t Always Magically Get Fixed Over Time

By: Tuesday December 22, 2009 7:00 am

People in the “pass any bill, regardless how bad” camp often talk about “fixing it later.” They point to previous progressive change like social security, Medicare, and the civil rights legislation as proof that progressive reforms start small but grow into something better. This mantra is repeated as an article of faith, but it is not [...]

10 Reasons to Kill the Senate Bill

By: Monday December 21, 2009 7:10 am

FDL has become the go-to place for coverage of the health care bill due to the work of our incredible team. Jon Walker’s second-to-none knowledge of the health care bill has made the policy and political analysis he offers up at  FDL Action a driving force. Dave Dayen’s reporting at the FDL News Desk, Marcy [...]

Kill the Senate Bill

By: Tuesday December 15, 2009 2:36 pm

If I wanted Joe Lieberman writing a health care bill, I would’ve voted for John McCain.

Howard Dean is right. Kill the Senate bill.