Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

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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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Health Care Should Be A Human Right

by Ralph Scharnau The human right to health care means that everyone gets the highest standard of care for physical and mental health. Individuals should receive this care regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual identification, geographical location, urban/suburban/rural domicile, political … Continue reading

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Republican Death Bill

  Frankly, there are times that a person gets so mad that it is hard to think or write straight. Bear with me. Death Bill Don’t know what else to call it. What Republicans moved through the House earlier this … Continue reading

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Republican Party All Alone On Market Based Health Care

While taking one of my tours through democraticunderground.com my eye caught a comment that piqued my interest: Interesting thing about the far right National Front (French) Party In their angry racist far right campaign, considered by many to be the … Continue reading

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