THE HOUSE: SOCKING IT TO ME

By PATRICK M. COVERT

Ladies and Gentlemen, I happened upon an interview last month in a National Public Radio (NPR) program as I drove to the local mecca of capitalism to buy socks.  The interview was with Brian Lamb, who is stepping down as the chief executive officer of C-SPAN.

 As I got home, new socks in hand, I was inspired to watch C-SPAN’s live coverage of the U. S. House of Representatives. The general debate was related to repeal of provisions of the Protecting Access to Health Care (P.A.T.H.) act, or H.R. 5 of session 112.

I have never watched such debate before, but it definitely held my attention. … Read More