Category Archives: Obamacare

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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Devastating!

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

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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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Joni Ernst Co-Sponsors Repeal of The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

*UPDATE*  See blogforiowa.com/gop-have-we-got-a-plan-for-you/ Blog for Iowa called Ernst’s office and was told there is no Republican health care plan on the table or in the works.  See the conversation at blogforiowa.com/2015/01/24/about-that-replacement-health-care-plan-ms-ernst/   This confirms that the “replace” part of  “repeal and … Continue reading

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Questions For Candidates In 2014

As we pass Independence Day and inch closer to the heavy political season (it never stops anymore) we need to get ready for the real job of a democracy. The past two years in particular have resulted in gridlock caused … Continue reading

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Health Care: More Games By The Insurance Companies

The following is an email I sent to one person at Coventry who had been helpful in my getting coverage after finding that the so-called Silver Plan I had did not cover what I had been lead to believe it … Continue reading

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