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Death Spiral

A “go to” line through out Donald Trump’s campaign was to characterize the Affordable Care Act as caught in a death spiral. (House speaker Paul Ryan likes that line too.) The inference was that insurance companies were losing money and would need to raise rates so much that individuals could not afford to purchase coverage. 503 more words

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Should I worry About My Freedom?

On National Prayer Day, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the IRS to use “maximum enforcement discretion” when considering a religious tax exempt organization status should the religious organization publicly support a political party or position. 569 more words

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Seems Obvious

In the upcoming Philadelphia District Attorney primary, George Soros has announced he will spend $1.4 million to advance the candidacy of one of seven candidates. In Philadelphia terms, that is a lot of money. 418 more words

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Assessment After The House Vote

Yesterday the Republican controlled House of Representatives voted narrowly (217-213) to pass the American Health Care Plan which in their eyes is a “repeal and replace” healthcare option. 452 more words

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Will It Be This Week, What Republicans and Democrats Won’t Tell

Here it comes again. More hints (maybe even boasts) about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the replacement with the American Health Care Act. 679 more words

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Tax Reform On The High Wire

With a one page, 200-ish word handout, President Trump presented his outline for revamping the Federal Tax code, and in one fell swoop, jump starting US economic growth. 618 more words

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The Jobs Promise

President Trump campaigned on the promise to make America great again and a key step was creating lots of great jobs. As these words rolled off Trump’s tongue, one would have thought jobs would be growing on trees when Spring arrived. 832 more words

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