Category Archives: Healthcare

Good Grief: Woman Will Drive To Mexico To Get Birth Control If GOP Health Bill Passes

  Possibly the dumbest, and most partisan (other than the normal wackadoodle Russia garbage), thing you’ll read all day, but, then, it’s still early, and CNN has plenty of time (via Twitchy) ‘Trumpcare’ would send her to Mexico for birth control All Ariana and Kevin Gonzalez want is birth control. As far as health care […]

NY Times: The GOP Healthcare Bill’s Real Aim Is Tax Cuts For The Rich Or Something

I’ve made my position clear: I do not like this Senate version of Paul Ryan’s healthcare bill. It’s not repeal and replace. It doesn’t accomplish what we were promised. The NY Times Editorial Board, though, finds itself trotting out tired old talking points, because they have little else The Unaffordable Care Act It would be […]

Senate Healthcare Bill Seems Less Repeal And More Tinker

The Washington Post got it’s hands on a draft copy, and, while there are a few interesting and good things in, it is far, far, far away from an actual repeal and replace (Washington Post) Senate leaders on Wednesday were putting the final touches on legislation that would reshape a big piece of the U.S. […]

Party Made Of 5 Year Olds Declares Quintuple Red Alert

Republicans in Congress need to start treating Congressional Democrats like the (feral) children they are (The Blaze)  Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that Democrats would be utilizing new tactics in order to protest the Senate health care bill from the Republicans. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called it a “quintuple red alert.” Like […]

California Continues March Towards Single Payer, With Still No Means To Pay For It

Remember when Democrats used to screech about unfunded mandates during the George W. Bush years? Good times, good times. (LA Times) A proposal to adopt a single-payer healthcare system for California took an initial step forward Thursday when the state Senate approved a bare-bones bill that lacks a method for paying the $400-billion cost of […]

Californian’s Are Super Enthused For Single Payer Healthcare, Right Up Till They Have To Pay For It

California continues its push to establish a single payer health system, and, hey, that’s their right. It’s why we have a federalist system, one of State’s Rights. But, um, there’s a bit of a problem. It would cost double the California state budget, to start Single-payer healthcare is popular with Californians — unless it raises […]

Rule Drafted To Roll Back “Contraception Mandate”

This is sure taking a long time (NY Times) Federal officials, following through on a pledge by President Trump, have drafted a rule to roll back a federal requirement that many religious employers provide birth control coverage in health insurance plans. The mandate for free contraceptive coverage was one of the most hotly contested Obama […]

Single Payer For California Alone Could Cost $400 Billion A Year, Over Double The California Budget

The Nation idiotically asks “Why Won’t More American Corporations Support Single-Payer Health Care?” Perhaps they should have read the LA Times Single-payer healthcare could cost $400 billion to implement in California A single-payer healthcare system in California — a galvanizing cause among the state’s progressive flank — would cost $400 billion annually, according to a legislative […]

Get This: Trump, Republicans Blamed For Huge Obamacare Cost Spikes

Apparently, premiums skyrocketing for Obamacare insurance plans is something new The costs of Trump’s sabotage of Obamacare already are showing up in rate hikes The easiest prediction to make about the healthcare business was that the efforts by Congress and the Trump Administration to sabotage the Affordable Care Act would produce a flood of rate […]

NPR Is Suddenly Very Concerned Over People Being Charged For Not Getting Health Insurance

The same people who were pretty darned supportive of the mandate in Obamacare, which included penalties/fees/taxes for Citizens who failed to have insurance for 60 straight days in a year are now upset that the GOP health bill does something similar GOP Health Bill Penalizes Patients Who Let Insurance Lapse Before he was diagnosed with […]

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