A remarkable exchange in the House Rules Committee on Friday, March 24 laid bare the difference between the priorities of the Republican Party and the priorities of the ruling party’s opponents. Congressman Alcee Hastings of Florida began challenging Republican Greg Walden of Oregon on the
Number of people, including non-Americans, killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001: less than 3,000 Number of people, just Americans, killed every year because they don’t have health insurance: nearly 45,000 (link | link | link; publication full text) United We Stand?
Try to calculate how you would get by if you had to live on your own with a small child on just $28,000. It’s extremely difficult to do, and it would get even more difficult if you had to pay for the health insurance premiums that Senator DeMint tried to impose.