Why Republicans Dont Agree on How to Replace Obamacare
Originally published in Forbes Tue. April 18, 2017
Many conversations on the right involve people with one priority arguing with people with another priority. The result: folks often talk past each other because they are not talking about the same subject.
In general, there are three criteria by which to judge policy proposals: politics, economics and conservative principles.
Take politics. Pete Sessions (R-TX) is the member of the House of Representatives who is most responsible for the fact that Republicans are in the majority in that body. Sessions has been consistently saying for the last two years that the health care issue could cost Republicans the House.
John C. Goodman is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research.
EconomyEntitlements and WelfareFederal Tax PolicyFree Market EconomicsHealth and HealthcareHealth InsuranceMedicare and MedicaidMedicare, Medicaid, and ObamacareTaxes and Budget
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