Thursday, November 21, 2013

The weakening of the filibuster

I admit, I am no expert on Senate rules, but does it seem odd that the rules on the number of filibuster votes (60) can be changed by a simple majority (51)?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/11/21/heres-the-nuclear-option-debate-explained-in-two-charts/

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The subterfuge of the fundamental rights argument

Obamacare is justified by the claim that healthcare is a fundamental right. Is it curious to anyone that with the implementation of the law we now have less access to healthcare and what access we do have is more expensive? Not to mention that the quality of the healthcare we can get access to is not a point that consumers can do much about.