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Category Archives: Health Care Policy

Armey; or, The Modern Prometheus

A few days back, we learned that James Spader will be playing the misanthropic robot Ultron in the next Avengers movie. To be honest, I do not know what to make of this. I love Spader, but I am not sure if even he can portray such an inhuman character. For those who do not […]

Attention Pundits: This is What Real Bi-Partisanship Looks Like

From House Minority Leader Chad Campbell’s Facebook feed: “Describing mine and Gov. Brewer’s relationship these past couple of years as “frosty” is definitely one way to put it… That being said, I give her credit for taking on Medicaid expansion and some school safety issues in her State of the State speech today. I sincerely […]

Catching Up

All sorts of articles and links I have been meaning to comment on have come over the transom over the last few days. What better way to write a Friday morning post than to summarize…a précis, so to speak. First off, Hispanic Politico had a piece yesterday proclaiming “Tea Party Republican Tom Horne set to […]

Ron Barber on ACA Repeal

Raúl Grijalva on ACA Repeal

Haven’t they already repealed this like, I dunno, thirty times or so?

Quick Take

You’d think Mitt Romney would be happier about the court affirming his health insurance mandate.

Breaking: Even John Roberts…

“Obamacare” is apparently upheld. Go figure. I’m waiting for Jan Brewer to declare victory.

But Hey, If Don Diamond Pays Less in Taxes, It’s All Worth It

Hey kids, it starts today. This is the day childless adults who fall below the poverty line start getting turned away from Arizona’s AHCCCS program. The Tucson Sentinel published a Stateline.org piece on the change yesterday. It’s all Barack Obama’s fault, I’m sure.

What Was Weak Last Week

Okay, things I forgot to mention over the last week: – KPHO in Phoenix repeated the right wing meme that no Arizona law enforcement was present at a White House meeting on immigration. The trouble is, Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor was. KPHO eventually took the story off of its website. – Along the same […]

More Voices Against HB 2067

I was going to call some of my erstwhile legislative sources this morning, but they finally had sine die at around 5:30 AM. If any of them had bothered to answer their phones, any reports I would have had would have been a combination of hostility and incoherence. Come to think of it, that’s probably […]