Category Archives: Medicare

Robert Reich On The Debt Ceiling

Five truths about the pending debt-ceiling fight that the mainstream media doesn’t want you to know “Both-sides”ism is rampant. And it’s seriously misleading the public. For his Tuesday sub stack newsletter former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich takes on the … Continue reading

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When People Tell You Who They Are, Believe Them

Most people recognize that line from Maya Angelou. It has been repeated frequently during the past few years. Republicans threaten to do things – like assault the capitol of the US and then do them. Before the action many people … Continue reading

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Remembering January 6th

(1:43) Yesterday was the second anniversary of a day that should live in infamy. An attack on the halls of our government led by a sitting president. What has followed since has been sad to see indeed. An attempt to … Continue reading

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Cutting Social Security And Medicare: The Republican Promise

Ron Klain: GOP Has ‘Horrible, Horribler, And Horriblelist’ Ideas To Cut Social Security (8:18) Radical Right Republicans have been pretty open about what they plan to do if they are returned to power in congress this year. Since the Clinton … Continue reading

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Franken Hits Grassley’s Lack Of Respect For Service Members

From a Franken fund raising email: Grassley must apologize to every veteran The attacks from Chuck Grassley keep coming. “The most liberal nominee in Iowa Senate history” “Radical” “Socialist” Gotta love it! Chuck Grassley doesn’t know what to say about … Continue reading

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Republican Plans For Social Security

The Lincoln Project catches Ron Johnson of Wisconsin saying the Republican plan for Social Security and Medicare out loud. This is not a secret. This is the plan that the radical right is advancing under the leadership of Senator Rick … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Coming End Of Roe v. Wade

Like many of you, I am livid over the leaked decision that overturns the Roe v. Wade decision. And like many of you I have been turning all sorts of thoughts concerning access to abortion over in my mind. The … Continue reading

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Medicare: What are DCEs And Why Should You Care?

When Katie Porter speaks, you can believe what she says (10 minutes, but very important) Have you ever heard of Direct Contracting Entities? If you have you are a rare person. I just became aware of them when I was … Continue reading

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Radical

Just a little thought on this Presidents day weekend.  Radical is a word that we are likely to hear on right wing media. It is a word that the right has spent years turning into one of those words that … Continue reading

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Chuck Grassley: Major Obstructionist

A friend sent me a copy of a guest opinion from the Cedar Rapids Gazette from January 12th. The opinion is written by David Mannheim, a neighbor of Grassley’s near New Hartford. Mr. Mansheim breaks down many aspects of Grassley’s years … Continue reading

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