Tag Archives: health care

Pinko Peacenik Pension

My older brother likes to tell a story at holiday dinners about my protesting against the Viet-Nam War. His version goes something like this. “I was entering the commons and a group of anti-war demonstrators were lying on the ground pretending to be Vietnamese dead. I look down and there’s my brother. I said ‘hi’ […]

Hello Socialism

The US House of Representatives passed the Democratic-sponsored Health Bill. The GOP criticized the reform plan as the end of capitalism in America. Far-right demagogues Glenn Beck and Russ Limbaugh asked their followers to protest this swing to the left. President Obama responded to their outcry by promoting the bill to the Senate, where his […]

Health Plan 2009

Olympia Snowe, the GOP senator from Maine, broke with her political compatriots to vote for the Democratic Health Plan. The threat of socialism didn’t scare her DownEast constituency. 77% of Americans want a change in the present health system dominated by private insurers. The GOP don’t get it. All they see is pinkos behind every […]