Category Archives: Health Care & Medicare

Letters Democrats Write

Don Paulson of Muscatine regularly shares his thoughts with the world and then shares them with us. His letters are usually so good I ask his permission to post them on occasion on these pages. Here is his most recent: … Continue reading

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About That Medicare For All Thing

Video about 3 minutes: I didn’t watch the whole debate Tuesday. As a matter of fact, I watched very little. I find it really difficult to watch my team get out on the floor and instead of beating on the … Continue reading

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GM Strike Proves The Need For National Health Care

As many of you know workers at General Motors have been on strike for two weeks. As many of you also know, one of the first moves from the management side in this strike was to cut the company’s payment … Continue reading

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The Right Must Control Your Life

Thursday the Supreme Court on a partisan basis enshrined political gerrymandering as the law of the land. Now with gerrymandering officially finally enshrined as law of the land Republicans in particular can go about their current practice of drawing district … Continue reading

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From Progress Iowa: Trump’s Terrible Health Care Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 As Trump Officially Launches Campaign, His Terrible Record on Health Care Still Stands Des Moines, Iowa — As President Trump announced his reelection campaign this week, his ongoing war on … Continue reading

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Amy Klobuchar: From The Heartland

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the twelfth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley, and Senate Republicans Are Selling A Scam On Pre-Existing Conditions

For Immediate Release: April 11, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Des Moines, Iowa — Senate Republicans have spent ten years trying to eliminate the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with pre-existing conditions. They support President Trump’s lawsuit to … Continue reading

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“Medicare For None”

Screen shot from dailykos.com:   From thehill.com “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Wednesday (4/10/2019) that “Medicare for All” will not move in the Senate as long as Republicans control the chamber.  “Not as long as I’m majority … Continue reading

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What Iowans Need To Know About Trump’s Latest Health Care Sabotage

From Matt Sinovic at Progress Iowa: This week, the Trump administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020, which revives a call to repeal the Affordable Care Act and lays out massive cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and the Department … Continue reading

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