Category Archives: Medicare

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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An Unadvertised Bomb Inside Repealing The ACA

Look out Kids, Mom and Dad may break you Filial responsibility. Ever hear of it? This is an old concept in law that goes back to the English poor laws in the 1600s. Stated simply, it means that children are … Continue reading

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45: The Best Recruiter His Opponents Ever Had

Listening to the radio Thursday a radio host threw out a question to a guest: How long before Jeff Sessions puts the weight of the Justice Department behind enforcing federal marijuana law? The guest mused that they had to destroy … Continue reading

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What Prompts Excommunication?

I sent this email to the bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin. Since Catholic officials occasionally see fit to call out Catholic politicians for their stand if they favor abortion, I was curious what the Church stand is for … Continue reading

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Will Republicans Hide Because Of Healthcare?

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers drowned out by chants of “Save Our Healthcare” at MLK Day Rally Remember last year shortly after Antonin Scalia died and Chuck Grassley reinterpreted the constitution to read that he, as chair of the Judiciary Committee, … Continue reading

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Fighting The Healthcare Battle Again

Bernie speech on healthcare: (15 minutes) A little trip down memory lane: The major issue in early 2008 was not the economy until Republicans broke the economy in the middle of the year. The state of access to healthcare in … Continue reading

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Republican Plot To Kill Medicare Starts Today

Paul Ryan, that nice young man from Wisconsin, leads the effort to strip health care coverage from retired people.

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Electoral College Meets Monday

We need some Profiles In Courage. We need them Monday. Anyone remember John F. Kennedy’s 1958 book “Profiles In Courage” concerning historical senators who laid their reputations and power on the line in order to do the right thing? We … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Join The Upcoming Battle To Protect Medicare

Action alert from DFA: The battle to protect Medicare from Donald Trump and Paul Ryan is heating up fast — and Paul Ryan is already feeling defensive. Just yesterday he claimed we have nothing to worry about: “This is the … Continue reading

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The ACA, Medicare And Morality

Paul Ryan has made little secret of the fact that he is gunning for the three big Democratic achievements that keep many people alive in this country. The biggest and perhaps easiest target is the Affordable Care Act. Since it … Continue reading

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