Health Care

John Lewis Urges People to Vote for Doug Jones in Senate Race

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — It felt like history was being made to many in the audience Friday night when Georgia Congressman John Lewis joined Doug Jones on the campaign trail and urged people to exercise their hard fought right to vote. When I asked Levon Manzie, a member of the Mobile City…

The State of Government and Democracy in Trump’s America

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By Glynn Wilson — WASHINGTON, D.C. — If President Donald J. Trump was actually as smart as he likes to say he is and actually had a plan to make America great, he would have shut down his Twitter account on Inauguration Day and ordered his cabinet to come up with real plans to address…

Republicans Fail to Repeal Obamacare: Where Do We Go From Here

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of Americans desperately clinging to some form of health care coverage can breath a sigh of relief Friday morning as the anti-government Republicans in charge of the United States Senate, at the behest of an unhinged president, failed to put together enough votes to abolish the Affordable…

Senate Democrats Join Protesters in Rally to Save American Health Care

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Activists held a rally outside the Capitol on Tuesday to try to save the American health care system with chants of “kill the bill” as Republican senators inside held a procedural vote to debate the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which would leave millions of people, including…

Democrat Doug Jones Defends Sessions’ Recusal in Russia Probe

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Trump makes headlines criticizing Sessions: Observers wonder when the Attorney General will go — By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — In another explosive story from the New York Times out Thursday, President Donald J. Trump made a statement criticizing his pick for Attorney General, Jeff Sessions of Alabama, for recusing himself from any investigation…

An Update on Thoreau’s Necessities of Life

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“The necessaries of life for man in this climate may, accurately enough, be distributed under the several heads of Food, Shelter, Clothing, and Fuel; for not till we have secured these are we prepared to entertain the true problems of life with freedom and a prospect of success.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden By Glynn…

Trump is Making America Stoned and Drunk Again

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — While it may seem easy to be lulled into a spring stupor with the fine cool weather in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, it is hard to avoid going into shock with all the strange news coming out of the Trump administration. Around here they…

President Trump, Republicans in Congress Face Stunning Defeat on Healthcare

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By Glynn Wilson – President Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress suffered a stunning political defeat on Friday when House leaders withdrew legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with Trumpcare, when it became obvious they did not have the votes to pass the so-called American Health Care Act to replace the Affordable Care…