Dodd Heckled Back Home In Connecticut After Obamacare Vote (Video)
Via Rasmussen's tracking poll report:
A commentary by Michael Barone
notes that it been more than 150 years since such significant but
unpopular legislation was passed through Congress on a partisan basis.
The political ramifications in 1854 were so significant that it led to
the creation of a new political party, the Republican Party.
Related: The O rips the American Way as he leaves for vacation
How long does it take before we surrender our common sense to experts? Dr. Bob
More on Christ and Socialism. Moonbattery
The Dem bill, among other things, will do this:
Primary-care doctors who refer patients to specialists will face
financial penalties under the plan. Doctors will see 5% of their
Medicare pay cut when their "aggregated" use of resources is "at or
above the 90th percentile of national utilization," according to the
chairman's mark of Section 3003 of the bill. Doctors will feel
financial pressure to limit referrals to costly specialists like
surgeons, since these penalties will put the referring physician on the
hook for the cost of the referral and perhaps any resulting procedures.
Coyote on Tiger Woods:
Paying lots of money to stop having sex with hot women seems an odd
thing to do. From my experience he could take up playing Dungeons and
Dragons and have the same result for a lot less money.
Harry Reid on government control of medical care:
"We're going to hear an earful, but it's going to be an earful of
wonderment and happiness that people waited for for a long time."
VDH on Where do these guys come from? He begins:
I do not think it will be easy to delay Obamism. It is not just that both houses of Congress are under liberal leadership with ample majorities, with a White House and captive media egging them on. The problem is that now the entire engine of the federal government is harnessed in the most unapologetic way to pushing through a far left agenda. There is no shame, no hesitancy in using the full powers of the state.