Archive for August, 2009

Rest in peace, Ted Kennedy

Tuesday, August 25, 2009.

We still have some representatives in Washington

I have talked to many people out here in the still-pretty-red end of Virginia who took and wore the blue ribbons I gave out in support of the public option. In the Ninth District, Congressman Rick Boucher opposes the public option. He invited panelists who have vested interests in the for-profit system to stand by […]

Sauce only for the goose

Sam Youngman on “The Hill” in an article titled “White House insists it wants bipartisan health bill” reported: Some Democrats want the administration to use special budget reconciliation rules that could allow a healthcare reform bill to move through the Senate with only 51 votes. That would negate the need for Republican support. But of […]