Category Archives: Obama Administration

Why Republicans Can’t Reform Health Care

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July 26, 2017    Why do Republican politicians seem unable to come together on a bill to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare?  After all, they have spent 7 years with that as their single-minded goal, they campaigned on it in the 2016 presidential election, and they now control all branches of government. Continue reading

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Looking Back on Barack

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(Jan. 16, 2017)  At the end of his time in office Barack Obama merits an enumeration of some of his many accomplishments.   The recollection should start as he started, on January 20, 2009: the pilot taking the cockpit just when the plane was in an uncontrolled dive. Continue reading

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Clinton Economics vs. Trump Economics

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Nov. 4, 2016- [These two pages were written for an OMFIF report released Oct. 28.  They draw on some of my preceding columns.]

If one judges by the two candidates’ economic policy stances, the 2016 US presidential campaign is not quite as much of a departure from the past as it otherwise appears.   Continue reading

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