Senator Tom Coburn Forces Reading of Single Payer Amendment on Senate Floor: Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) was succesful in his attempt to get a reading of the 767 page "Single Payer" amendment on the floor of the Senate. If they are going to consider this type of communist legislation in the Senate, they should at least choke on the words on the Senate floor.
"Public Option": Dead or Alive?: The "public option" may be dead or alive. Nobody really seems to know for sure.Yesterday, as thousands of Americans were protesting the beleaguered health bill outside the nation's Capitol, Barack Obama was meeting behind closed doors with Senate Democrats twisting their arms to support the bill that 56 percent of voters now oppose, according to Rasmussen Reports.
Debt Crisis Portends Liberalism's End: With its most vigorous advocate in memory presiding in the White House and commanding Democratic majorities in Congress, it's difficult to believe that the end of liberalism may be within sight. We base this suggestion not on a hunch or on wishful thinking, but on mathematics. The Petersen-Pew Commission on Budget Reform has produced a new report warning that "[o]ver the past year alone, the public debt of the United States rose sharply from 41 to 53 percent of gross domestic product (GDP). Under reasonable assumptions, the debt is projected to grow steadily, reaching 85 percent of GDP by 2018, 100 percent by 2022, and 200 percent in 2038."
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