America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

b00lyxy05s-01-lBook #15: America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System, Steven Brill

Obamacare has been one of the most controversial pieces of legislation passed in the past decade.  Statements like, “You have to pass the bill to see what is in it” illustrate the backroom pandering and Washington politics that permeated the passage and rollout of healthcare reform.  In this book, Steven Brill discusses the climate that lead to healthcare reform, the working/passage of obamacare and the bungled rollout of the healthcare regulations and exchanges.  In it he gives a critique of the law and his recommendations for real healthcare reform.

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The Tea Party Goes to Washington

b004geaqzu-01-lBook #10: The Tea Party Goes to Washington, Rand Paul

In an unprecedented victory for his Kentucky senate seat, Rand Paul describes his decision to run and the Tea Party principles that propelled him onto the public stage.   In this book he makes the case that the Washington establishment (both republican and democrat) are addicted to big government spending and outlines his vision of less spending, smaller government and greater personal liberty.

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