Category Archives: Medicare

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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Medicare Advantage???

Well it is that time of year when it seems like every Tom, Dick and Harry is cramming my mailbox, my computer and my TV screen with their so-called Medicare ADVANTAGE! programs. It is that time of year when the … Continue reading

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Right’s Framing Of Socialism Just Too Much BS

Never forget this: If you hadn’t noticed the next election is already in full swing. As usual the lockstep Republican candidates are all singing from the same hymnal. That hymnal has various versions of the ever popular song among Republicans … Continue reading

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Senior Iowans: You Are Targeted

If you are over 50 you better understand that is just a slice of what Republicans have in store for older Iowans and Americans if they win. With Trump as president and with Republicans running even one house of congress … Continue reading

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Killing The “Public” Entity

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the old political saying goes. Lord knows we have a huge crisis in front of us. Had we had any kind of even substandard leadership, the US may have been able to … Continue reading

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Seniors And Trump’s War On Health Care

From Progress Iowa: REPORT: How Trump’s War On Health Care Has Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis for Iowa Seniors Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 REPORT: How Trump’s War On Health Care Has Worsened … Continue reading

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“When You Fail To Plan……”

Perhaps most everyone has heard that little saying from Ben Franklin – “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Never has this been illustrated so graphically as it is being now. The Covid-19 virus outbreak has been been … Continue reading

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