The Affordable Care Act: The Death Argument

By: Saturday August 11, 2012 10:00 am

On the Ed Schultz show on August 9th, Jonathan Alter and Michael Kinsley joined Ed to give their views on the Joe Soptic Ad from Priorities USA Action and the Republican reaction to it. Kinsley thinks the Ad is not dishonest, because to paraphrase him closely, when you lay off hundreds of people and take away their health insurance, it’s a matter of statistics, that a certain number of people will die as a result.

Alter says that Romney will repeal the ACA if the Rs pass the legislation, the first week of his Presidency, and that as Michael indicated “repeal equals death. It’s a simple fact.”

 

Dayen’s Roundup from March 27, 2012

By: Wednesday March 28, 2012 6:15 am

Dayen’s news roundup from Monday, ;March 27, 2012, including stories on the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act, Solicitor General,, Medicaid, student loans, LIBOR, Paul Ryan budget, Occupy our Homes, Obama, Olympia Snowe, Bob Kerrey, Dennis Rodman and more.

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