After Failing To Repeal Obamacare, Will Single-Payer Be Next?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

Entitlements and bureaucracies are never repealed.

GOP Snoozes And Loses

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
President-elect Trump and President Obama are greeted by Nancy Pelosi as they arrive for Trump's inauguration ceremony. J. Scott Applewhite - Pool/Getty Images.

If Republicans can’t get anything done, Trump will work with Democrats.

Is The Trump-Russia Collusion Fantasy Driving US Foreign Policy?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Defence minister Sergei Shoigu (L) inspect military exercises in the Pacific Ocean near the Sakhalin island on July 16, 2013. (Photo: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Resurrecting the Cold War is a foolish path to take over partisan squabbles.

Waiting And Waiting For Medical Care In Canada

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

If Congress doesn’t act, Americans will suffer the same fate.

The Progressive Argument For Obamacare Repeal

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

Obamacare is in a death spiral. We need a sustainable system.

What Trump Could Have Said About The Comey Firing

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

The president needs to navigate a hostile media environment.

No Mr. Pence, "Rebuilding the Military" Was Not Trump's Number One Priority

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony of executive orders on trade, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence (C) and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (R) at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Force Congress to respect the will of the voters rather than that of the donor class.

Media Coverage Of Sexual Indiscretion: Let's Play "Guess The Political Party"

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

The media eagerly reports scandals of Republicans while burying equivalent news about Democrats.

The Essential Question Needing An Answer Before Healthcare Can Be Reformed

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
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We currently get the worst of both systems – bureaucracy and high cost.

The Missing Piece From Trump's Immigration Reform

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Congress needs to reap the misery of their legislation.

Did the Russians Leak Trump's P---y Tape?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Donald Trump speaks during a thank you rally in Ladd-Peebles Stadium on December 17, 2016 in Mobile, Alabama (Getty Images)

Why is one story getting all the attention and other ones are being ignored?

The Tortured Logic Of The #NeverTrumpers

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Donald Trump leaves the stage after accepting the Conservative Party of New York State's nomination for president on September 7, 2016 (Getty Images)

They don’t want a Clinton presidency, so they say, but at the same time won’t support the only method of preventing that outcome.

Judges Can Belong To La Raza But Not The Boy Scouts

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
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Beyond the initial hype, Donald Trump makes a legitimate point about judicial bias and impartiality.

Trump Playing Chess With Colorado GOP

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Sacrifice the Colorado pawn for the Northeast queen a few moves later.

Does The First Amendment Only Apply To The Left?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Don’t like what Trump says? Then don’t listen and don’t assemble. But leave everyone else alone.

Mitch McConnell's Last Stand

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
Reid's Deputy Chief Of Staff: 'McConnell Will Back Down' Over SCOTUS Nomination (Getty Images)

This Supreme Court vacancy may be the last chance for the GOP as an opposition party.

Obamacare Continues To Circle The Drain

Opinion | Brian Joondeph
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks after the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chaos and confusion. Predictable? Yes. Intentional? Probably. What’s the end game? Single payer.

Single Payer In Colorado? Learn From Vermont

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Since healthcare costs are already part of the existing budget, ColoradoCare wouldn’t exactly double the budget, but would come close.

Remember The 2007 Harvard Study Showing More Guns Led To Less Crime?

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Lawmakers need to understand the consequences of their knee-jerk legislation

When Big Business And Healthcare Collide: Behind The Daraprim Controversy

Opinion | Brian Joondeph

Medicare happily pays the price set by big pharma. And in turn, big pharma then pays former Congressmen turned lobbyists.