Monthly Archives: March 2017

Health Insurance

Liberals rage against the Trump-Ryan plan for a lot of reasons, but most of it boils down to anger that fewer people will have coverage. Conservatives are raging too, because, as Kentucky Senator Paul put it, Congress’s proposal will “do … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: A rocky road to 2018

  Michael Fitzgerald  is a regular contributor to the Finger Lakes Times. His column “WRITE ON” is published every Friday. You can email him at Michael.Fitzgeraldfltcolumnist@gmail.com and visit his website at michaeljfitzgerald.blogspot.com. New York Congressman Tom Reed has been taking some … Continue reading

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Korea

The policy of strategic patience has ended. –Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are both unpredictable and therefore dangerous. Rex Tillerson is new to his job. Tillerson says US policy has failed in Korea, but I … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the American Health Care Act

I have no problem with people saying Obama cares. I do care!–Barack Obama Tom Reed wrote on facebook: The CBO’s estimate confirms that a more patient-centered health care system is finally on the way for hard working American families. These … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s obfuscation

At Manchester Tom Reed stated: He (Reed) pointed out that misinformation is out there based on previous town hall meetings — including talk about mental health coverage being taken from health care services with the replacement package, which he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Townhall meetings March 11, 2017

 

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Healthcare politicized

My job is not to worry about those people  (the 47 percent of Americans he thought were likely to vote for Barack Obama).  I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives.–Mitt Romney (How people … Continue reading

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Reed buys AHCA without looking at the cost

The House Ways and Means Committee, which includes Rep. Tom Reed, voted to approve the American Health Care Act,  before the costs of the proposed ACA replacement has been determined. Reed, who has constantly complained about the national debt, the deficit, … Continue reading

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GOP stumbles over healthcare and falls

…, we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.–Nancy Pelosi (see the citation for the context of Pelosi’s oft quoted remark) I have no problem with people saying Obama cares. I do … Continue reading

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Is Ryancare designed to fail?

The American people will pay more and get less or no coverage at all. It ends Medicaid as we know it, it decimates state and family budgets while putting America’s most vulnerable at risk, it puts the government between women … Continue reading

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