Reid gets his 60 votes - the Chicago Way

Reid Gets His 60 Votes for Obamacare - the Chicago Way Yesterday morning, while Washington, DC was getting blanketed with a record snowfall, Senate Democrats treated the entire United States to what may be the greatest snow job of all time. calls it "the most corrupt piece of legislation in our nation's history," and indeed it is. Senator Ben Nelson agreed to support this massive healthcare restructuring plan which no one besides a few Democrat senators has even seen. The price for his support was 100 percent coverage of increases in Medicaid costs for his home state resulting from the legislation -- now and forevermore. It amounts to a flagrantly unconstitutional subsidy to Nebraska with taxpayer dollars from the other 49 states. We should have seen this coming. When Senator Max Baucus revealed the Senate Finance Committee's version of the bill this summer, many of his fellow Senators balked. The upshot was that he took the eye-popping,...(Read Full Post)