Healthcare

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

The Republicans’ hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a potentially fatal blow on Friday afternoon, when Senator John McCain announced he would oppose a last-ditch effort to ram a repeal measure through the Senate. Rather than try to get a repeal measure past an all-but-certain Democratic filibuster, Mitch McConnell and friends […]

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

In recent years, those of us who cut our political teeth during the Clinton years have come to believe that there is a certain element in the Republican base who will not accept a Democratic president as legitimate–whether he or she is white, black, or polka-dotted. The Obama years served as confirmation of this several […]

More Democrat Senators Signing On For Single Payer Healthcare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

More Democrat Senators Signing On For Single Payer Healthcare (TWEETS/VIDEO)

A shift is happening in the Democrat Party. As many saw with the primaries last year, the Democrats were divided about whether to take a status quo approach or a new progressive push towards healthcare. Of course Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been in favor of universal healthcare for decades and has been vocal on […]

Most Americans Would Benefit Financially From Bernie’s Healthcare Bill — Here’s Why

Most Americans Would Benefit Financially From Bernie’s Healthcare Bill — Here’s Why

A handful of Democratic senators are pledging to co-sponsor independent Sen. Bernie Sanders’s plan for single payer healthcare coverage in the United States. At least five senators have signed onto the plan, including Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Tammy Baldwin. Others, including moderate Democrats Max Baucus and Jon Tester, who have […]

PROOF: The Cop Who Illegally Arrested Utah Nurse KNEW He Was Breaking The Law

PROOF: The Cop Who Illegally Arrested Utah Nurse KNEW He Was Breaking The Law

It’s hard to believe that anyone could have watched footage of Salt Lake City police detective Jeff Payne attempt to arrest University of Utah Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels could possibly conclude that Payne could have possibly been in the right. Payne wanted to get blood from the victim of a drunk driving crash, but Wubbels told […]

FBI Joins Investigation Into Utah Cop Who Bullied Nurse (VIDEO)

FBI Joins Investigation Into Utah Cop Who Bullied Nurse (VIDEO)

Anyone who sees footage of a Salt Lake City police detective try to bully a nurse at University of Utah Hospital into letting him draw blood from an unconscious drunk driving victim would wonder how it was possible this could happen in this country. The nurse told him that hospital policy, as well as state and […]

Somebody’s Actually Defending Cop Who Tried To Bully Nurse Into Drawing Blood From Unconscious Man (VIDEO)

Somebody’s Actually Defending Cop Who Tried To Bully Nurse Into Drawing Blood From Unconscious Man (VIDEO)

Late last week, we learned about what may be one of the most outrageous instances of cops behaving badly yet. A Salt Lake City detective wanted nurses at an area hospital to get a blood sample from the victim of a car crash. The nurse on duty repeatedly told him that the victim was unconscious, […]

Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

Federal Court Strikes Down TX Abortion Law (VIDEO)

A federal court in Texas struck down a controversial anti-abortion law. The law in question would have limited second-trimester abortions by outlawing the dilation and evacuate (D&E) procedure. US District Judge Lee Yeakel said in his decision: “The act leaves that woman and her physician with abortion procedures that are more complex, risky, expensive, difficult […]

Why Five States Have Raised The Age For Buying Tobacco (VIDEO)

Why Five States Have Raised The Age For Buying Tobacco (VIDEO)

This week, Oregon became the fifth state to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21. The other states are Hawaii, California, New Jersey, and Maine. Under the Oregon bill signed by Governor Kate Brown, merchants who sell tobacco and tobacco products to anyone under 21 will face fines from $50 up to $1,000. Rob […]

WATCH Chris Cuomo SHUT DOWN A Trump Official For His Healthcare Double-Talk

WATCH Chris Cuomo SHUT DOWN A Trump Official For His Healthcare Double-Talk

Ever since the failure of the Senate to pass their cruel repeal and replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), President Trump has been saying he’ll let the health insurance marketplace collapse and then Democrats will be forced to negotiate a solution. But on CNN Wednesday morning, it quickly became clear that the […]

Trump To Senate: Drop Everything And Repeal Obamacare NOW (VIDEOS/TWEET)

Trump To Senate: Drop Everything And Repeal Obamacare NOW (VIDEOS/TWEET)

It’s been amply established that Donald Trump is a slow learner. But this weekend gave us a revealing idea of just how behind the curve the Donald really is. After seeing not one, not two, but three attempts to repeal Obamacare fail and fail bigly, Trump demanded that the Senate try again–and everything else be […]

Tomi Lahren Tries To Criticize Obamacare, Winds Up Proving Her Own Hypocrisy (TWEETS)

Tomi Lahren Tries To Criticize Obamacare, Winds Up Proving Her Own Hypocrisy (TWEETS)

According to many conservatives, the Affordable Care Act–aka Obamacare–is the worst thing to ever happen to this country. They love to rail against a program which has allowed tens of millions of people to purchase health insurance and helped guarantee that getting decent healthcare doesn’t cost a fortune. And yet, when confronted with facts, those […]

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Although Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has received much of the media attention for stopping the Republicans’ plan to eliminate healthcare for millions of people, he is not the only Republican who stood up to President Donald Trump and his crew of flunkies. Two other Republican Senators, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) also voted […]

WATCH The Whiny ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gripe About The Failure To Repeal Obamacare

WATCH The Whiny ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gripe About The Failure To Repeal Obamacare

The airheads at the Fox News show Fox & Friends were in a deep funk Friday morning as they reported on the failure of the GOP-controlled Senate to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. But as soon as they started talking, it became painfully clear that they didn’t understand a damn […]

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

The Senate rejected a proposal by Republican legislators Wednesday to repeal ObamaCare, signifying yet another failure by the Republican Party in its long battle to dismantle the landmark legislation that was championed by President Barack Obama. The measure was opposed by seven Republicans, with the vote winding up at 45-55, CNN reports. The proposal, an amendment […]

BREAKING: Trump Just Confirmed He Will Sign Bill To Repeal Obamacare WITHOUT Replacement

BREAKING: Trump Just Confirmed He Will Sign Bill To Repeal Obamacare WITHOUT Replacement

The Republican healthcare bill, which was thought to be on life-support last week, is now back before the Senate, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying desperately to pass the legislation. So desperate is the GOP to pass some form of repeal and replace for the Affordable Care Act that Arizona Senator John McCain–diagnosed with […]

Iowa Gutted Planned Parenthood And The Results Are Horrible (VIDEO)

Iowa Gutted Planned Parenthood And The Results Are Horrible (VIDEO)

Planned Parenthood has helped thousands of women over the years. This year, Vice President Mike Pence made sure that the organization was defunded. He and his anti-choice cohorts have been trying to defund Planned Parenthood since those faked tapes came out in 2015. They tried to say that the organization sells baby parts. Iowa has […]

Does Trump Think Health Insurance Costs $12 A Year Because Of THIS Commercial?

Does Trump Think Health Insurance Costs $12 A Year Because Of THIS Commercial?

During his wide-ranging (and at times bizarre) interview with the New York Times this week, President Trump suggested that young people can buy health insurance for a mere $12 year: “You are basically saying from the moment the insurance, you’re 21 years old, you start working and you’re paying $12 a year for insurance, and […]

Senate Rules Could Force GOP To Bend Over On TrumpMcConnellCare (TWEETS)

Senate Rules Could Force GOP To Bend Over On TrumpMcConnellCare (TWEETS)

The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare has hit one snag after another in the last few months. When the House passed its version of a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Senate concluded it was so extreme that it simply blew the bill up and started over. However, the Senate bill imploded amid opposition […]

Whoa! Trump Just Said Health Insurance Costs $12 A Year! (TWEETS)

Whoa! Trump Just Said Health Insurance Costs $12 A Year! (TWEETS)

During the crafting of the Republican healthcare bill, more than a few GOP senators remarked that President Trump didn’t seem to have a complete grasp of the subject. Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana had this to say on Thursday: “I don’t think it’s important for him to understand the policy intricacies of this bill. What’s […]

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