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General News    H3'ed 6/16/17

Gutting Health Care in Darkness, by E. J. Dionne Jr.

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There’s a reason for the Republican’s secrecy: the wrecking squad works in the shadows knowing that if the public were given time to absorb the damage in store for millions of Americans, the pushback would be enormous; they must gut insurance for a lot of people to pay for tax cuts for the rich, eviscerating the ACF Act using methods completely at odds with how the law was originally brought to life 7 years ago -- it was debated for more than a year and went through an elaborate hearing and amendment process. By contrast, the bill Senate Republicans are writing is being held as close as the nuclear codes.  Republican hypocrisy is now so rampant that it’s typically ignored or, worse, granted the political class’s all-purpose form of absolution: “Everybody does it!'  Trump provides excellent cover as his assorted outrages dominate the news and deflect attention from Capitol Hill.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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