Category Archives: Health Care & Medicare

Unbelievable: Trump DOJ Refuses To Defend ACA In Court

Pre-existing Conditions Protection Will Be Taken From 130 million Americans. Do you feel like you are at war? The current government is doing all it can to make your life painful all in the service of giving tax breaks to … Continue reading

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Iowa’s New Health Non-Insurance Passes

I will not pretend to be an expert on the new health insurance (non-insurance?) legislation passed this week by the Iowa legislature. Reading I have done on it seems to indicate that the legislature has just re-invented the crap policies … Continue reading

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We Need One Health Care System In The US!

  'I want to help the American people see just how broken this system is.' — This man with ALS was denied life-saving treatment. So he confronted his health insurance company to find out why pic.twitter.com/YETZ5PARsW — NowThis (@nowthisnews) February 8, … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Medicaid Is So Screwed Up

Iowa’s Medicaid system has been going downhill since the day former Iowa Emperor Branstad declared that private companies would be allowed to start pecking slowly at the body in an effort to kill it. He said this would save it. … Continue reading

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Charlottesville: The Outward Manifestations Of Race In America

I will try to make this to the point. What happened in Charlottesville was the pot that had been boiling beneath the surface finally bubbling over so that we can really see that there is a problem. Will America be … Continue reading

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Tom Greene And The Cost Of Insulin

Tom Greene, who is sadly my state senator, was the deserved subject of an editorial blast from the Des Moines Register on July 4th. Seems that Mr. Greene responded to a previous Register editorial concerning the exorbitant price increases for … Continue reading

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America’s Corrupt Health Insurance System

ICYMI, while we’re on the topic of health care… http://investmentwatchblog.com/ Did you know that before 1973 it was illegal in the United States to profit off of health care? The Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973 passed by Nixon changed … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Small Towns and Rural Communities Will Be Hit Hardest By Trumpcare

CALL SENATOR GRASSLEY AND JONI ERNST TODAY (202) 224-3121

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Carlin Told Us What Was Coming Years Ago

In this clip, George Carlin pretty well sums up what was happening to Americans at the time (2006). Unfortunately, America stepped into a much worse situation in November (about 4 minutes): With the election of the vulture known as Donald … 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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