Category Archives: Health Care & Medicare

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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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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Signs Of Economic Cutbacks Due To Uncertainty?

A short discussion on the radio the other day caught my ear. Like so many we have our antennae up looking for signs that the great house of cards that Republicans claim are good economic policies will start coming apart … Continue reading

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A Sad Anniversary Today

One Year Ago Terry Branstad Unilaterally Privatized Iowa’s Medicaid Administration. It Has Been A Disaster. One year ago today – April 1, 2016, Governor Terry Branstad completed his goal of handing huge amounts of taxpayer money over to private business … Continue reading

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At Least One Iowa Congress Member Cares

about Iowans and making health care actually available. Once more – Thank You Congressman Loebsack, for fighting for Iowa and Iowans!

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