Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

Impeachable Offenses: Failure To Uphold The Law

http://bradblog.com/?p=12337  start at 4 minutes ends at 22:15. from bradblog: First up, Trump’s recent comments and actions to sabotage American health care are, as I argue, in violation of his sworn oath to “protect and defend the Constitution”, which includes … Continue reading

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Party Of Death?

Note: US House votes for budget that has deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare:    “The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King, Jr. As quickly as the news spread about the massacre in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Why Would The Senate Vote To Kill ACA When No One Wants That To Happen?

7 minutes Just a thought passing though my mind after another day of getting no answer from the Ernst office once again and the usual surly response at the Grassley office. I have a couple questions and some ruminations about … Continue reading

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Fill In The Blanks

Often pictures convey complex thoughts much better and quicker than words ever can. Not only that, nearly every one who views a pictorial presentation takes away a different meaning:   Beginning with Teddy Roosevelt it has been over 100 years. … Continue reading

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Cut Congressional Health Insurance If Our Health Care is Cut!

Bravo, Congressmember Loebsack! Email from Congress member Dave Loebsack concerning the pending legislation to dramatically slash access to healthcare in this country: Thursday, July 27, 2017 “If members of Congress vote to take healthcare coverage from millions of Americans, then they … Continue reading

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Time For Dems To Push “Medicare For All”

The defeat of the Republicans latest attempt to take health care away from millions Friday morning set the stage for Democrats to come forward with with a bold plan that will cover all Americans at a much lower rate than … Continue reading

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Call Ernst And Grassley To Stop Cuts To Medicaid

In 2017, Republicans in the Iowa Legislature cut hospital reimbursements, cut funding at our two remaining mental health institutions, failed to address the Medicaid managed-care mess, and wasted $3 million in state money in a misguided attempt to replace birth … Continue reading

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Contacting Ernst And Grassley

Tomorrow is Monday. Start the week by calling Iowa’s senators and tell them what a vile piece of crap the AHCA is. If you can’t get through to their phones in Washington, DC there are alternatives. Contact their local offices … Continue reading

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AHCA Will Hit Iowans Hard

By Iowa Fiscal Partnership 6/22/17 Coverage losses in House AHCA sets low bar for Senate, White House; AHCA would impose dramatically higher costs for Iowa and Iowa residents {Ed. Note: The following are excerpts from a PDF posted by Peter … Continue reading

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King Once Again Disgraces Iowa

The most covered story of the week is yet another mass shooting in America, but this one gets coverage because a congressman was shot. That wasn’t even the worst mass shooting of the day. America today is so awash in … Continue reading

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