Category Archives: Obamacare

Administration’s War On Health Care Charges On

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 NEW STUDY: 27 Million More Americans Lost Health Care Because of Coronavirus, and Trump is Going to the Supreme Court to Keep it That Way Des Moines, Iowa — … Continue reading

Posted in #trumpresistance, 2020 election campaign, Affordable Care Act, Blog for Iowa, economic inequality, Health Care & Medicare, Obamacare, Progress Iowa

The Children Are The Future

video 1.5 minutes NPR’s Weekend Edition last Saturday included a story on the seperation of a Guatemalan mother and her 3 year old son. Through an interpreter the NPR host, Scott Simon, conducted the interview. Near the end of the interview … Continue reading

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Why Would The Senate Vote To Kill ACA When No One Wants That To Happen?

7 minutes Just a thought passing though my mind after another day of getting no answer from the Ernst office once again and the usual surly response at the Grassley office. I have a couple questions and some ruminations about … Continue reading

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Loebsack Slams GOP Repeal of The Affordable Care Act

“This legislation will rip quality health care from Iowans..covering fewer people at higher cost.”

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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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Republican Health Care “Replacement” Is YOU Pay

FYI. Sure, it’s easy to save up for that cancer surgery, chemotherapy, and 30 radiation treatments.  The cost of one bout with cancer probably would cost many people more than a few years annual salary. I had a cancer scare … Continue reading

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Well I feel like someone has simply come up and kicked me in the stomach. Like so many right now my feelings are a mix of depression, fear and flat out confusion. For the life of me I can not … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, Affordable Care Act, medicaid expansion, Medicare, Obamacare, Republican Obstruction, Republicn Policy, Social Security

Aetna’s Revenge Makes The Case For Single Payer

Yet Another Reason To Vote Straight Democratic Ticket While we don’t hear nearly as much from Republicans about destroying the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) as we used to, make no mistake that destroying the ACA is still at the … Continue reading

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Real Scares For Halloween

Who could pass up the opportunity to post a column on things to be truly scared of Halloween? Not me for sure! Earth’s survival We are crapping badly in the only nest we have and refuse to clean it up! … Continue reading

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Boehner, SCOTUS and the ACA

My apologies if this is similar to yesterday’s post. The potential destruction of the ACA by an unelected body is an issue of monumental consequence. There is about a month before the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will be hearing arguments concerning … Continue reading

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