Tag Archives: Democrats

Device taxes, fiscal cliffs, and the Petraeus-Benghazi imbroglio

New York may be the town that never sleeps, but Washington is the town that never fails to amaze. We currently have a sex scandal seeming to rival the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky detonation, but the current scandal has more in…


Three things I don’t understand about the device tax

Some things in life are obvious, such as what Vice President Joe Biden is thinking. Other things? Not so much. Here are three things I don’t understand about the medical device tax. One: Why make it a tax on revenues?…


Berwick out, but to anyone’s surprise?

Donald Berwick’s tenure at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services was brief, but should come as no shock to anyone who knows how the former physician came to the job. What’s stunning is how many believe the Obama administration…


Obama, House propose cuts to healthcare as part of deficit reduction plans

President Barack Obama unveiled his deficit reduction plan last week, calling for a mix of spending reductions and tax hikes that the White House claims would cut federal deficits by $4 trillion over the next 12 years without gutting popular…