Dealing With Climate Change, the Conservative Way

George Schultz and James Baker, both Republicans who served under Reagan, have proposed a conservative approach to dealing with climate change. They’re not entirely convinced how much a role mankind is playing in it, but they are convinced that it’s a significant enough threat that we need to do something. Basically, Schultz and Baker propose a 4 step program: 1) Tax companies …

Here’s What Repealing Obamacare Could Mean for You Financially

Recently, the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center estimated how repealing Obamacare (without doing anything else) is likely to impact Americans. Here are their results of their analysis: If you’re poor or not doing well financially, repealing Obamacare will result in an increased tax burden on you. In some cases this will be quite significant. if you’re doing average (this would include …

Doctors, Like Other Americans, Are Divided on the Future of Our Healthcare

A recent CNN article looks at physicians’ feelings about Obamacare (officially known as the Affordable Care Act). Doctors are divided — as are the rest of us. As of November, about 45% of Americans had a negative view of the law, and about 43% of Americans had a positive view. The future of our nation’s health care system is now …

Times Opinion Piece Highlights Our Broad Differences

In a New York Times opinion piece today (also published via MSN), Iowa radio station news director Robert Leonard talks about the stark differences in culture and world view between rural red Americans and urban blue Americans. His article is well worth reading. A major premise of ABetterAmerica.org is that we want to do what’s best for all Americans. Black, …

Welcome

ABetterAmerica.org is a new organization of Americans working together to change and improve our nation and our future. On Christmas Day, 2016, we acquired the domain name “ABetterAmerica.org.” It had expired back in October, and when it “dropped” around 9 am on Christmas morning. we caught it. I had been watching the domain for weeks, just hoping for the chance …