Thomas Massie: House Version Was Obamacare 2.0, Senate Version Is Obamacare 1.1

Software is produced and released on an incremental basis. That’s what earned Paul Ryan’s healthcare bill its Obamacare 2.0 moniker. Critics saw it as simply a newer version of the original legislation and they were right. Although, when that bill was sent to the Senate and became Mitch McConnell’s healthcare…

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Rand Paul, Mike Lee, & Ted Cruz Won’t Vote For The Senate GOP’s Healthcare Bill

The Senate Republican establishment finally revealed their secretly-written and long-awaited healthcare bill. It was exactly as awful as conservatives and libertarians had expected. The bill no longer deserves to be considered Obamacare-lite as the differences between it and the original legislation are too few and far between to be significant.…

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The “New” Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Is Still Obamacare-Lite

Six weeks ago the House Republican leadership introduced their secretly negotiated, so-called Obamacare repeal bill and managed to get it passed by the skin of their teeth. Republicans were derided by Democrats and their own party members for adopting Nancy Pelosi’s motto ‘you’ll have to pass it to see what’s…

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Georgia’s Special Election Results Prove Pollsters Still Can’t Get It Right

One of the biggest surprises of the 2016 election was how far off the presidential polls were. Nearly every national and state poll was off by a few points more than the margin of error. Even the poll averages were off by a six point spread. Democrats were assumed to…

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