Tag Archives: medicaid

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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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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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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Reps. King, Finkenauer and Axne Sign Bipartisan Letter Urging Congress To Delay Cuts to Hospitals Serving Vulnerable Populations

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 In Case You Missed It: DSH Program Essential for Iowa’s Hospitals Des Moines, Iowa – Last week, 302 members of the House of Representatives sent a  bipartisan letter to Congressional leaders … 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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Forums, Loebsack Tour, Issues

Congress member Dave Loebsack continues his Saturday tours of Iowa’s second district today: Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will be continuing his Coffee with your Congressman tour with stops in Wapello, Burlington, Ft. Madison and … Continue reading

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While We Watch The Shutdown And the Rest Of The Circus

While our attention is once again diverted, there are shenanigans behind the curtains. The wannabe dictator/president is working hard on handing the corporations and the donor class all they want while he still has the power.  Certainly not saying that … Continue reading

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Let’s make this the Health Care Congress

Coming out of the 2018 midterm elections in which health care was the top issue on voters’ minds, Protect Our Care is releasing a report this week on our blueprint for action in this next Congress. Voters elected a “Health Care … Continue reading

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