Oligarchs despise peace and shared prosperity. They know that they can only monopolize power if the majority is divided and busy at each other's throats. The viciousness of partisanship in America as the oligarchy seized power is not a coincidence, it's a key part of the plan.
"Of course this isn't approving of slavery! It simply allows those who have to pay the expenses of slavery to deduct those costs, it doesn't mean we're giving them a gold star to encourage them to continue, we're just giving them a great deal of money," Graham explained as he looked at his shoes.
In a way, much of America seems to be just stunned, standing in the middle of a house where an orange-faced arsonist is pouring gasoline everywhere and threatening to drop the (Nazi) torch he's carrying if he gets mad enough.
"By just taking healthcare away from 35 million people, we could lower premiums and provide less coverage for 750,000 people! It's a win-win!" Satan smirked, doing his Martin Shkreli impersonation.
McConnell provided an estimate from The Heritage Foundation that his amendment to a repeal of Obamacare would reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over ten years, thanks to huge savings in social programs as 50% of America's population dies prematurely.
The House's and Senate's so-called "health care" bills are transparent tools of class warfare, they are defined by the Congressional Budget Office as ripping away healthcare from 22 million to 24 million Americans to deliver hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans.
Republicans lose on healthcare no matter what happens and they may in fact be passing single payer in the future if they pass zero-payer for millions of Americans as they are trying to do right now.
What if Trump was able to reshape America without Congress or the courts being able to check his power, what would this country look like? Let's call it Trumptopia, a regime resembling Russia but with a Trumpian twist.
All of the clumsy machinations Trump has brought with him as his only skills have already, in less than four months, led to his committing acts that are leading even Republicans to accept the possibility of his eventual impeachment.
Democrats should commit themselves to blocking any and all business in either house until or unless an independent prosecutor is appointed to investigate the possible collusion of Trump's campaign and administration with Russia.