Quote of the Day

"On behalf of the physician and medical student members of the American Medical Association, I am writing to express our opposition to the discussion draft of the 'Better Care Reconciliation Act' released on June 22, 2017. Medicine has long operated under the precept of Primum non nocere, or 'first, do no harm.' The draft legislation violates that standard on many levels."—James L. Madara, MD, Executive Vice President of the American Medical Association, in a letter [pdf] to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, on the AMA's strong objections to Senate Republicans' latest "healthcare" propsal.

The CBO has announced it will "release an estimate of the Senate health care plan later this afternoon."

Which means, by the end of the day, the Senate plan will have been denounced as harmful by the American Medical Association and found to be abject garbage by the Congressional Budget Office.

And still they won't be deterred. Because harm and garbage is the point.

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