'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
"Premium support" is at the heart of GOP efforts to modernize Medicare before it evaporates, as soon as 2020. Democrats have mutilated this excellent idea, which also bears a dreadful name. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, and his colleagues should relaunch this concept, pronto.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country.
Some of the nation's top defense contractors have helped sponsor an annual congressional charity tennis tournament in the nation's capital that is a pet project of Rep. Norm Dicks, senior Democrat on the House Appropriations defense subcommittee.
As he told Reuters news agency in May, 1999: "You're much better off letting 50 million people make decisions on their own than having [Washington] decide things from the top down."
"We have to end Medicare as we know it," Mr. Breaux said in the May 25 edition of the Baton Rouge Advocate. "We don't have to deliver it the same way we did in 1965."