Tag Archive for healthcare reform

HCR: Waterloo for Democrats or Republicans?

Orange Punch blogger Brian Calle called out Loretta Sanchez’s vote for healthcare reform as a vote against her district’s best interest.  I completely disagree.  Loretta represents blue collar and working class communities in Santa Ana and Anaheim, the very people healthcare reform will benefit most. “Loretta’s vote in favor of Obamacare is out of touch…

Tea Party Bigotry

I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Meagan Barth yet and State Rep. Chuck DeVore, literally a neighbor of mine in Irvine, both proclaim to be Tea Party Patriots – a group they say includes Republicans, Conservatives, Libertarians and even Democrats though I still haven’t met a single Democrat who is part of this organization. …

Krugman nails Republicans on Healthcare Reform

Nobel prize winning econmist, Princeton professor and NT Times columnist Paul Krugman has a column in the nation’s newspaper of record that actually savages Republicans for their positions on healthcare reform.  In a word, the Republican plan is…nothing. From the piece: It was obvious how things would go as soon as the first Republican speaker,…

The Party of No or “I Don’t Know”

In today’s column in the New York Times, Nobel Prize-wining economist Paul Krugman notes that Republicans are closer than ever of achieving their goal of “straving the beast” to force drastic spending cuts on needed program as necessary to tame budgets in lieu of their tax cutting ways.  The problem is the party of No…

Will John Campbell revoke his support of James O’Keefe?

Back when James O’Keefe was the darling of the conservati, Rep. John Cambell (R-Irvine) was one of 31 Republican congressional representatives who signed on to a House Resolution praising the conservative activist for his “journalism” in a series of videos that took aim at ACORN.  House Resolution 809 is about “Honoring the fact-finding reporting done…

John Campbell Opines on TeaBaggers and Pelosi Responds

Rep. John Campbell (R-Orly Taitz and BSS with Michelle Bachman R-Bat$#!+ crazy) sent this email out today; read it first and then Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s response busting myths on healthcare reform. From John Campbell: Factoid of the Day: The Pelosi government run health care plan creates a new 2.5% tax on all medical devices not…

Rep. John Campbell adds “Tea Bagger” to his “Birther” credentials – with Updates

The Glenn Beck wing of the conservative right held another Tea Party in Washington DC today and Rep. John Campbell (R-Orly Taitz) is there backing up Rep. Michelle Bachman (R-Minn) as one of the leading tea-baggers on Capitol Hill. (see the yellow button/that’s campbell!). Honestly, supporting birther legislation and advocating a “do nothing” approach to healthcare…