Classic “double-speak” coupled with classic “governmentese” gobble-gook language deliberately designed to obfuscate and mislead

…Classic “double-speak” coupled with classic “governmentese” gobble-gook language deliberately designed to obfuscate and mislead…

Read The Senate GOP’s New Health Care Bill


Senate Republicans unveiled a new version of their health care bill on Thursday.

Head to HuffPost to read it.




The New Senate Health Care Bill Is Still An Assault On The Safety Net


The new Senate Republican health care bill is out. It’s basically the same as the old one.




Senate Republicans’ revised health bill increases insurance subsidies and abandons two tax cuts in a fresh bid to repeal Obamacare

Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:05 AM EDT


Senate Republican leaders were poised on Thursday to unveil a fresh proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, revising their bill to help hold down insurance costs for consumers while keeping a pair of taxes on high-income people that they had planned to eliminate.

With the revised bill, the majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, is trying to keep alive his party’s seven-year quest to dismantle the health law that is a pillar of former President Barack Obama’s legacy.


From hospitals, doctors and patients, a last gasp of opposition to the Senate health-care bill

Community hospitals have held information sessions. Pediatricians have starred in videos. Patient associations have flown in hundreds of Americans with chronic illnesses to meet with lawmakers. “It does make a big impact,” said Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.).

By Juliet Eilperin and Paige Winfield Cunningham  •  PowerPost  •  Read more »


REPUBLICANS STARE DOWN POSSIBLE FAILURE ON HEALTH CARE BILL The GOP is still moving ahead with the vote on the Senate health care bill next week. President Donald Trump has said he will be "very angry" if the bill does not pass. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]

On our nationwide rundown; the Majority Leader pledges to take the wraps off the latest Senate health care plan today; a wrongful murder conviction puts justice reform in the spotlight in Missouri; and we will let you know why nuclear watchdogs are skeptical of Los Alamos lab safety.

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