Tag: Healthcare

New Huffington Post Article Up

I have a new article up at the Huffington Post, a rewrite of my Daily Kos diary on John Dingell’s health care town hall meeting last week. Raucous Politics — Rep. John Dingell Calmly Faces “The Screamers” I’m just sayin’…

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Alleged St. Louis “attack victim” has no health insurance

Cross-posted at the Daily Kos. (Updated twice below.) There are already a couple other diaries up (at the Daily Kos) that talk about Kenneth Gladney, the African American man who claims he was attacked by SEIU “thugs” (HERE and HERE), so I won’t go into any detail on that. Those diarist have done a much better job than I could […]

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Rep. Dingell Town Hall: A Teabagger Extravaganza (PHOTOS)

Rep. Dingell Town Hall: A Teabagger Extravaganza (PHOTOS)

Heading into last night’s health care town hall meeting with U.S. Representative John Dingell, my wife and I anticipated that there would probably be a decent turnout of opposition from the tea bagger side of the tracks. I’ve been reading about how the Disrupticans (hat tip: Detroit Mark) have been shutting down any semblance of civil discourse at these events […]

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$1.4 Million PER DAY – Vanna, I’d like to buy a health care reform FACT

The Washington Post has reported that the anti-health care reform camp is spending $1.4 million per day to fight health care reform efforts, particularly to kill the public option. The aim of the lobbying blitz is simple: to minimize the damage to insurers, hospitals and other major sectors while maximizing the potential of up to 46 million uninsured Americans as […]

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Debunking the Lies About Health Care Reform

Spread this one far and wide. Email it to your elderly (American) grandparents, other relatives and friends/neighbors. Fighting the misinformation and outright lies is so bloody difficult but it MUST be done. I’m just sayin’…

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Conservatives: Public Health Care Option Will Abandon 100 Million Citizens

The conservative news outlet, Newsmax, has a “report” out today with the following headline: Experts: Obama’s ‘Public Option’ Insurance Will Abandon 100 Million Citizens Up to 100 million people would lose their current healthcare plan within the next three years if Congress passes the “public option” health bill now making its way through Congress, policy experts tell Newsmax. Defections on […]

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“I Don’t Believe Health Care is a Right”

“I Don’t Believe Health Care is a Right”

Cross-posted at The Daily Kos. Yesterday I participated in our local Organizing For America (OFA) National Health Care Day of Service in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor area. Our event was a health care fair where we brought together various agencies in the region to help people without health care find resources to help them with their situation. I spent part of […]

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A TITillating Argument for a Public Option in Health Insurance

NSFW but fun without being gratuitous. I’m just sayin’…

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Evil Reeking Piles of Greed and Dishonesty

That pretty much sums up my opinion of the people that run the biggest health insurance companies. Watch this video. It’s testimony from some of these evil reeking piles of greed and dishonesty. If it cuts into their profits, you can be damned sure they’re going to find a way to cut off your insurance. If for no other reason […]

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