Category Archives: Medicare

“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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Fumbling The Corona Virus Crisis In A Big Way

Reynolds Gives Heartless Response To Coronavirus For Immediate Release: March 2, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 STATEMENT: Reynolds Gives Heartless Response To Coronavirus Governor calls for sick workers to stay home while Iowa law does not require paid sick … Continue reading

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Sunday Economics With Robert Reich

Sometimes I feel I should apologize for posting so much Robert Reich, but his videos just make so damned much sense. They are also usually fairly short and always very understandable. Plus they are true, which can sometimes be an … Continue reading

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Social Security And Medicare On The Block If Trump Wins In 2020

With the behemoth news story of the impeachment sucking up almost all the TV and radio air, there is very little other news getting out or getting a proper amount of air time. Hopefully, the story out of Davos, Switzerland … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Real Deal With Medicare for All

As usual from Robert Reich a simple and straight forward explanation of an issue that opponents of Medicare for All will do all they can to scare you with massive price tags and frightening lies about health care crises. 5 … Continue reading

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Medicare Advantage – Not Medicare With No Advantage

It is sign up time for Medicare. If you are of the age for Medicare as we are you will have an almost daily mailer from some insurance company glorifying the wonders of their Medicare advantage program. Turn on the … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Back To Work Tomorrow: Buckle Up

Tomorrow is the first Monday of October. In the US this year this means that we will be looking at the new Supreme Court session. This time around for the first time in a long time there will be a … Continue reading

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Two Stories Of Note From Progress Iowa

We would like to tip our hats to the folks over at Progress Iowa for bringing these stories to our attention. This is what watchdog groups are supposed to do. As many may recall our current governor accepted airplane rides … Continue reading

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Joni Says: Don’t Tell Them That SS Cuts Are Coming

This should come as little surprise to anyone who follows Iowa’s junior senator. Since Ernst is someone who has been bankrolled by the Koch brothers and the NRA, it is hardly surprising that she is more than willing to make … 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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