Giuliani said two things today at the Conservative Leadership Conference that lit this blogger up: First, he said: "I'll be darned if I'm going to concede that Democrats care more about poor people than we do." This is a message that was awkwardly put by Bush in 2000 as "compassionate conservatism." But what Giuliani is […]
Monthly Archives: April 2007
Cannon (paraphrasing): Conservatives don't understand that they have the better side of the argument: -Tax burden of Medicaid: $1100 per capita. -Covers 4 people for the price of 10 (6 people lose their health insurance).-Increases price of private care (prescriptions by 13 percent!)-Traps families in low-wage jobs.-Covers more than just the poor. Creates artificial poverty […]
As we wait to start the panel on healthcare, I'm reminded of Rudy Giuliani's just-uttered lunchtime remarks on the healthcare status quo. That is: healthcare is currently not free. And we're (or rather the Democrats are) moving (us) towards socialized medicine. Healthcare is currently a hodgepodge of control among HMOs, government bureaucrats, and the service […]
When I'm not running around, I'll try to do some live blogging from the Conservative Leadership Conference here in downtown Raleigh. Today we've got Rudy Giuliani kicking off the event. Should be interesting. Stay tuned.
Protestors are planning to rain on the CLC picnic, says Under the Dome. We'll all be in the hotel sitting comfortably with our rubber chicken, iced tea, and registration materials, unable to hear the commotion. Nor will we care. The N&O is being as helpful to spread the word about the protest as they are […]