“This Is Not A Debate”: How Steve Bannon Tried To Bully Recalcitrant Republicans – And Failed

“You know, the last time someone ordered me to something, I was 18 years old. And it was my daddy. And I didn’t listen to him, either.”


Cartoon Break (“Odd Couples”)

“United we stand?”

Cartoon Break (“Beep, Beep”)

Road runner…

GOP Accidentally Runs Ad Celebrating Obamacare Repeal During NCAA Game

“Thank lawmakers for replacing Obamacare”…

Wall Street Journal: “Media Is Right, Don’t Blame Democrats, Republicans Choked”

“And that’s no excuse. Republicans have campaigned for more than seven years on repealing and replacing ObamaCare, and they finally have a President ready to sign it. In the clutch they choked.”

Trump’s Message To America: Your Health Care Concerns No Longer Matter To Me

As long as America’s trials and tribulations with regard to health care premiums helped validate one of the campaign promises (“repeal and replace”) that got Trump elected, then great. But the second it became apparent that “repeal and replace” wasn’t going to work…

One Chart Explains How Much The Health Care Vote Matters For Markets

Ultimately, what the media prints and, in turn, what people read shapes investor psychology. It’s probably fair to say that plastering “Dow Hits 20,000” all over the front pages of national newspapers helped accelerate inflows into popular retail equity vehicles like SPY earlier this year.

Here’s What To Make Of Thursday’s Failed Attempt To “Repeal And Replace” Obamacare

While Donald Trump was busy playing “big boy trucks” on the White House lawn, Congress was busy not voting on his bungled attempt to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.

Trump Trade In Focus: All Eyes On Healthcare Bill As Yellen Lurks In Background

It’s do or die for the reflation narrative.

“Unbelievable” That GOP Health Plan Leaves 24 Million Uninsured, Says White House Who Is Being Spied On By Microwaves

“”Fourteen million people would lose health coverage next year alone [and] premiums would be 15 to 20 percent higher in the first year compared to the ACA.”

Obamacare Repeal May Be More Complex Than Taking Away Poor People’s iPhones, Goldman Reckons

For the enterprising among you and/or for all the poor people out there who, thanks to the above-mentioned Jason Chaffetz, are now trying to figure out whether to trade in that goddamn iPhone for a WalMart pre-paid, Goldman has a handy table for you and some accompanying color…

Jason Chaffetz Thinks Maybe Poor People Shouldn’t Have An iPhone Like His

“Maybe I didn’t say it as smoothly as I possibly could”…