After much secrecy, including literally claiming the bill was in a locked room that only members of a special committee could access, the vaunted repeal and replacement for Obamacare has finally been delivered by Republican lawmakers.
The most glaring weakness of the bill is that millions of people will lose their insurance. Republican lawmakers have repeatedly skirted that question, but reviews of preliminary drafts by the Congressional Budget Office confirmed the problem, sources said. In addition, the Congressional Budget Office still hasn’t finished scoring the economic effects of the bill; meaning, it could also cause a dip in the economy and overall increases to health care costs.
So, it’s not an ‘Obamacare Replacement Plan’ so much as it is a, “Let’s wreck Medicare, take away insurance from lower-income people, and give rich people a taxbreak.”
Or, “Trumpcare” for short!
Republican Representative and guy who looks like the one who would steal other people’s underwear Jason Chaffetz recently told CNN that FBI Director James Comey has not responded to his attempts to discuss popular vote loser and aspiring dictator Donald Трамп’s lie that former President Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower phones.
“I texted him,” Chaffetz said. “I said, ‘Please call me, if you can.No response,” he told CNN. “But that’s not atypical.”
I totes hate it when I text my bestie and my bestie won’t text back Representative Chaffetz, I totes get where U R coming from. :Cat Emoji: :Explosion:
A new report from the National Registry of Exonerations, a joint project between the University of California, Irvine; University of Michigan Law School and Michigan State University College of Law, shows that black people are more likely to be wrongfully convicted than white people and are also likely to spend longer in prison before being exonerated for their crimes.
Literally every black person in America simultaneously gave everyone else side-eye and just nodded when the study’s results were released.
Have you done your part today? If not, take a moment to decide what to do, how you can help, and pitch in! Maybe pitching in for you means telling me I’m dumb, go for it! Whatever it is, make your time count!
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