Category Archives: House of Representatives

War on Obamacare Takes Another Hit

The Republicans effort to “repeal and replace Obamacare” has again faltered.  But they will keep trying as they have no choice.  “We said we’re gonna do it, so we gotta do it,” they whisper to each other for this is … Continue reading

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GOP Trying Again to Repeal Obamacare!

The Republican Party is pretty sure it now has a plan to replace Obamacare that will please the contentious part of their party and might get approval of the House of Representatives.  They are determined to fulfill their vow to … Continue reading

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Freedom Caucus is Id on Steroids!!!

Yesterday I described Trump’s head-to-head confrontation with the Freedom Caucus of his Republican Party as rival versions of “brain stems with arms and legs” coming to blows.  Another way to view this is simple id vs. id, raw unmitigated desire … Continue reading

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The Freedom Caucus Meets Trump

In the Freedom Caucus, a gang of 32 obstreperous Republicans in the House of Representatives, Donald Trump has met his match.  Or, one could say vice versa, Trump has met his match!  Stubborn intransigence vs. stubborn intransigence is now coming … Continue reading

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I’m Gloating This Morning….

…but only a little!  Yes, it is always ego rewarding to to have your side in an argument prevail as happened yesterday when the Republicans failed to repeal Obamacare.  And that childish impulse to gloat is okay as it is … Continue reading

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Trump Calls Their Bluff!!!

Trump is now demonstrating that “The Art of the Deal” that he always has in mind involves no “artistry.”  For, diplomacy is a kind of artistry and he dabbled with it for a moment and then ran into a childish … Continue reading

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Obamacare Showdown Today for Republicans

The Republican Party has painted itself into a corner with today’s vote in the House of Representatives.  Regarding their unifying cry of “Repeal Obamacare”, the House is scheduled to vote today on the issue and several of the GOP representatives … Continue reading

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