Healthcare

Healthcare Is A Right: The Healthcare Problem Is An Economy Solution (VIDEO)

Healthcare Is A Right: The Healthcare Problem Is An Economy Solution (VIDEO)

Is healthcare a privilege? Or is healthcare a right? It’s a nuanced debate. When it comes to that debate, according to Kevin D. Williamson in his article The ‘Right’ to Healthcare: “There isn’t one.” That’s certainly a hard pill to swallow, particularly for people with chronic illness, or perhaps more popularly, “preexisting conditions.” It’s a term […]

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Texas has both the highest percentage of people without health insurance in the country (nearly one in five) and the largest absolute number of uninsured (4.6 million). Sadly, the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan – will probably make the situation in Texas even worse. Texas was one of the big […]

Trumpcare ‘Savior’ MacArthur Faces Hostile Town Hall (VIDEO)

Trumpcare ‘Savior’ MacArthur Faces Hostile Town Hall (VIDEO)

There were plenty of signs before the town hall even began that it was going to be a rough night for New Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur. There was an inflatable Trump chicken, people singing protest songs, and even a plane circling overhead trailing an anti-MacArthur message. The message was pretty clear: his constituents were not happy, and knowing […]

Republicans Are Running From Constituents To Avoid Healthcare Headaches (VIDEO)

Republicans Are Running From Constituents To Avoid Healthcare Headaches (VIDEO)

It turns out no one likes Trumpcare, not even Republicans and they are letting their ‘leaders’ know about it. It seems there are not many people on any side of politics that like the new health bill. An article in Bloomberg made the observation: “Nonpartisan political experts are saying the vote could endanger the Republicans’ House […]

Trumpcare Will End Health Insurance As We Know It — Here’s How (VIDEO)

Trumpcare Will End Health Insurance As We Know It — Here’s How (VIDEO)

By now, everyone knows that the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s slapdash replacement for Obamacare – is terrible. But just how terrible is it, really? Jon Perr answers that very question in a recent piece published this week on Daily Kos. Comparing the AHCA to Obamacare is the only way to fully understand how […]

The New York Times Spells Out ‘Breathtaking Hypocrisy’ And ‘Horrors’ Of Trumpcare (VIDEO)

The New York Times Spells Out ‘Breathtaking Hypocrisy’ And ‘Horrors’ Of Trumpcare (VIDEO)

In a recent editorial, the New York Times tore into the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan. Beginning with the shameful fact that the House bill would strip at least 24 million Americans of health coverage over the next 10 years, the piece builds steam by citing six major offenses. First, the […]

13 White Republican Men Will Be Writing Senate Version Of Trumpcare – What Could Go Wrong?

13 White Republican Men Will Be Writing Senate Version Of Trumpcare – What Could Go Wrong?

Thirteen Republican men will write the Senate version of Trumpcare. What’s wrong with this picture? Thirteen male senators, twelve white and one of Cuban descent, will be making healthcare decisions which will affect over 125 million women! The House’s bill as it was approved will strip over 24 million Americans of their health insurance and defund […]

How Did Other Countries Get To Universal Healthcare And Why Can’t We? (VIDEO)

How Did Other Countries Get To Universal Healthcare And Why Can’t We? (VIDEO)

In the past few days, we have seen President Donald Trump furiously celebrating his first legislative success. His self-congratulation came after the passage of the House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The long, arduous process of trying to provide high quality health care to every American citizen has been bitter, partisan and supremely confusing. […]

Paul Krugman: ‘Every Word’ Of Trumpcare Is A Lie, ‘Designed To Do Exactly Opposite’ Of What GOP Claims

Paul Krugman: ‘Every Word’ Of Trumpcare Is A Lie, ‘Designed To Do Exactly Opposite’ Of What GOP Claims

The final chapter is far from written on the issue of the American Health Care Act–aka Trumpcare–but upon initial inspection, the bill narrowly passed last week by the House of Representatives would appear to be a major step in the wrong direction when it comes to assuring that more Americans have affordable health insurance and […]

WATCH Chris Cuomo Tell A GOPer Who Voted For Trumpcare, ‘Just Own It’

WATCH Chris Cuomo Tell A GOPer Who Voted For Trumpcare, ‘Just Own It’

Republicans who voted in favor of Trumpcare last week are finding it increasingly difficult to defend major provisions of the bill, especially the fact that it would allow insurance companies to charge much higher premiums to those with preexisting conditions and that it would strip health insurance away from at least 24 million Americans. New York GOP […]

Republican Senator Shocks GOP- Wants New Healthcare Bill To Pass ‘Jimmy Kimmel Test’ (TWEET)

Republican Senator Shocks GOP- Wants New Healthcare Bill To Pass ‘Jimmy Kimmel Test’ (TWEET)

The House Republicans may have passed their healthcare bill last Thursday, but GOP Senators are saying they want to write their own bill. Most likely, they won’t even vote on the current Trumpcare plan. Surprisingly, one Republican senator even wants to create a bill that has the approval of late-night show host, Jimmy Kimmel. Senator […]

Twisted GOP Logic: HHS Secretary Says $880 Billion In Medicaid Cuts Will Benefit Patients (VIDEO)

Twisted GOP Logic: HHS Secretary Says $880 Billion In Medicaid Cuts Will Benefit Patients (VIDEO)

Apparently members of the Trump administration are unfamiliar with the basics of logic and reason. For example: If you cut a program drastically–lets’s say by nearly a trillion dollars–it’s a pretty safe bet that fewer people will be able to benefit from that program. Such was the discussion on State of the Union Sunday, when […]

Olberman Speaks Out On The Inhumanity Of The Healthcare Vote (VIDEO)

Olberman Speaks Out On The Inhumanity Of The Healthcare Vote (VIDEO)

Keith Olberman does not mince words and gave a stern message about the GOP’s treatment of Americans and their celebration over the recent healthcare vote in the House of Representatives. The cruel part is that there are many people with conditions, which could be well-managed with proper medical treatment and medication. However, under the bill […]

Paul Ryan’s Spokesperson Gets SHREDDED Online For Lying About Trumpcare (TWEETS)

Paul Ryan’s Spokesperson Gets SHREDDED Online For Lying About Trumpcare (TWEETS)

You can tell that House Republicans know they passed a terrible healthcare bill because ever since Thursday they’ve been spinning, lying, and avoiding both the media and their constituents. A perfect example is Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s spokesperson, AshLee Strong, who sent out this tweet on Saturday: While we're setting the record straight: AHCA […]

If You Die From Trumpcare, You Can Send The GOP A Message From The Grave

If You Die From Trumpcare, You Can Send The GOP A Message From The Grave

This is a great way to strike back at your member of Congress for having supported the American Health Care Act. Of course, if this method actually applies to you, it will be your descendants who get to enjoy the humor. Because you’ll already be dead. A new website has sprung up in the aftermath […]

GOP Congressman At Town Hall: ‘Nobody Dies Because They Don’t Have Access To Healthcare’ (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman At Town Hall: ‘Nobody Dies Because They Don’t Have Access To Healthcare’ (VIDEO)

On Thursday, Idaho Republican Congressman Raul Labrador voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA)–also known as Trumpcare. And on Friday evening at a town hall meeting Coeur d’Alene, Labrador found out that many of his constituents are more than a bit upset that he wants to take away their health insurance. At the […]

More Alternative Facts: Trump’s Latest Appointee Says ‘Contraception Doesn’t Work’ (VIDEO)

More Alternative Facts: Trump’s Latest Appointee Says ‘Contraception Doesn’t Work’ (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump just appointed Teresa Manning, an anti-abortion activist, to oversee the nation’s only federal family planning program for low-income people. What is worse is this woman spreads false information about birth control stating things like emergency contraception destroys “a human life already conceived.” She also falsely claims that abortions cause breast cancer. Manning […]

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

National Disgrace: Flint Citizens Billed For Poisoned Water – Could Now Lose Their Houses (VIDEO)

People of Flint, Michigan have had insult added to injury. Not only has their water been poisoned with high levels of lead, they now face financial ruin because they have not paid their water bills. Some 8000 water bills have been unpaid. In events that seem like something from a Hollywood film, the people of Flint […]

A GOP Congressman Had To Ask A Reporter To ‘Explain’ The Healthcare Bill To Him…After He Voted For It!

A GOP Congressman Had To Ask A Reporter To ‘Explain’ The Healthcare Bill To Him…After He Voted For It!

Even though he voted in favor of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)–aka Trumpcare–on Thursday, New York GOP Congressman Chris Collins had to ask a newspaper reporter to explain the bill to him. Not long after the bill passed the House, Collins had told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that he was well aware of what was in […]

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