Government by amateurs

Government by amateurs

ShareThe News & Observer began a series this weekend outlining the Medicaid problems facing North Carolina. Two things are clear. The system has had problems for a very long time. And, two, Pat McCrory has made the problems worse, not better.  In the big picture,...
The GOP’s Medicon expansion

The GOP’s Medicon expansion

ShareSo far, Pat McCrory and the legislature have rejected the Medicaid expansion that would offer healthcare to 500,000 North Carolinians because:  Medicaid is broken. they don’t trust the federal government to follow through on their commitment. it would be too...
No brainers

No brainers

ShareThe North Carolina Republicans’ rejection of the Medicaid expansion and their failure to set up state exchanges under Obamacare should be reason for firing. Decisions by Phil Berger, Thom Tillis and Pat McCrory left 500,000 North Carolinians uninsured, cost...
A culture of deceit

A culture of deceit

ShareOne thing is clear. Pat McCrory came to Raleigh with an agenda for Medicaid and he wasn’t about to let pesky facts get in his way. He never has. He found a partisan ideologue to run the Department of Health and Human Services and got rid of all those mindless...

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