Healthcare is going to be most likely the most important issue of the upcoming campaigns for President and every other federal office we are going to be asked to vote on. In a recent Fox News Poll that was released on January 26, a couple of interesting results included:
- How approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling healthcare?
38% – Approve 54% – Disapprove 7% – Don’t Know
- Which of the following issues do you think is the MOST important issue facing the country today?
- Health care 13%
- Partisanship and lack of unity 13%
- Climate change 12%
- The economy and jobs 12%
- Political corruption 12%
- Immigration and border security 10%
- Terrorism 7%
- Gun policy 6%
- Foreign policy 3%
- International trade 1%
Continue reading “2020: The Healthcare Debate”
Written By: Arnie J Olsen 11/28/19
Trump touts deregulation “savings” of $535 million! 2.7 million American workers pay the bill!
We all hear soundbites on the various things Donald Trump and Republicans have either already done since winning the 2016 election, but rarely do you hear what these rhetoric laden statements actually mean for the American people, and with all of the daily coverage of the bigger news stories, you may not even be aware some of these things are happening, much less get a factual account of what they mean to you and others. Continue reading “Who is Actually Looking Out for American Workers? Changes to Rules Regarding “White Collar” Exemptions to Overtime Pay”
Written By: Arnie J Olsen 11/7/2019
People on both sides have been talking for nearly 3 years now about Russian influence on our 2016 election, it was a major focus of the Mueller Report, and every one of our intelligence agencies have both stated it was rampant in the lead up to 2016, and it is ongoing right now. Usually, the comments made by my Trump supporting friends on the topic include some form of denial that they were influenced one bit when they chose to support him. Everyone swears that they were not influenced by social media at all. Continue reading “The 5 D’s of “Political Dodgeball”: Dodge, Distract, Deflect, Duck, and umm, Dodge”
Written By: Arnie J Olsen 10/28/19
Food for thought – Government Bailouts, Subsidies and “Socialism”:
The auto industry bailout that took place in 2009, cost the taxpayers $80.7 Billion on the front end of the deal. Continue reading “When the “Free Market” Needs a Handout”
Written By: Arnie J. Olsen 10/29/19
I have an “admission”…I voted Republican a number of times in my life, beginning with the first election I ever participated in…a mock vote in the 4th grade (1980) where I voted for Reagan over Carter. Continue reading “The Three Pillars of a Moral, Ethical and Effective Government (and life)”
By: Arnie J. Olsen October 23, 2019
So, I took one for the team last night and watched a full hour of Sean Hannity. (And yes, I am OK for anyone who is worried about me.) Given the testimony of Bill Taylor yesterday, and how bad it made Trump look in this whole Ukraine thing, I really wanted to hear how it was going to be reported by Trump’s biggest fan. Continue reading “Sean Hannity Viewers…Here’s Your Sign!”
By: Arnie Olsen March 28, 2019
If the people in power were truly concerned about illegal voting, and believe photo ID is the solution, wouldn’t it be more convincing if they showed actual evidence that this is really a problem in the first place?
More importantly, even if they show this is a real problem, how does showing a photo ID prevent it? Continue reading “Preventing Voter Fraud?”