Healthcare

‘Insurance For Everybody!’ — Trump Stuns GOP, Implies Universal Healthcare

‘Insurance For Everybody!’ — Trump Stuns GOP, Implies Universal Healthcare

Donald Trump is again promising that every American will be “beautifully covered” under his proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but again refused to provide even the slightest amount of specifics to back up his claims. Speaking to Robert Costa of the Washington Post, Trump commented: “The Congress can’t get cold feet because […]

Democrats Hold #OurFirstStand Rallies To Fight Obamacare Repeal (VIDEO)

Democrats Hold #OurFirstStand Rallies To Fight Obamacare Repeal (VIDEO)

This week, the Republican Party is already starting their repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). They don’t have any plan to replace it yet. They will just yank 20 million people off of their health insurance with nothing to save them. Many of these people will die if they can’t get their medicine. Today, […]

RWNJ Congressman Rolls Out Most Extreme Attempt To Ban Abortion, Ever (AUDIO)

RWNJ Congressman Rolls Out Most Extreme Attempt To Ban Abortion, Ever (AUDIO)

For the better part of five years, veteran religious right activist Janet Porter has tried to get state legislatures to pass a bill that would all but ban abortions in cases where the fetus’ heartbeat can be detected. This is extremely problematic on several counts. Not only can a heartbeat be detected at points before […]

Irony Alert: GOP Governors Now Begging Republican Congress To Not Repeal Obamacare

Irony Alert: GOP Governors Now Begging Republican Congress To Not Repeal Obamacare

If you thought only Democrats and progressives were opposed to repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), then you may be surprised to learn that Republican governors in several states are asking Congress and Donald Trump not to do a full repeal of what has become known as Obamacare. In particular, some GOP governors are […]

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

While The World Made Pee Jokes, The Senate GOP GUTTED The ACA (TWEETS)

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, the Republicans in the Senate gutted the best provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This includes protections for people who have pre-existing conditions, allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance until they are 26, and so much more. Twitter is full of reactions to this. […]

Did These 13 Dems Sell Out To Big Pharma To Keep Your Prescription Costs Sky High? (VIDEO)

Did These 13 Dems Sell Out To Big Pharma To Keep Your Prescription Costs Sky High? (VIDEO)

Wednesday night, senators again stayed up late to not draw as much attention to the fact that they are moving forward on stripping health care away from millions of Americans. During this meeting, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) proposed an amendment to import prescription drugs from Canada in order to drive down their prices in the United […]

The Repeal Of Obamacare May Be Dead, And The GOP Can Thank Themselves

The Repeal Of Obamacare May Be Dead, And The GOP Can Thank Themselves

Few things excite Republicans like their long-promised repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. Even Donald Trump made it one of the main pillars of his campaign. But it now appears the repeal of the ACA is stuck in neutral, and the GOP can’t blame Democrats for this one. In […]

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

The Future Without Obamacare Looks Grim (VIDEO)

Now that “repeal and replace Obamacare” has moved from Republican mantra to near-inevitability, it’s becoming clear that repealing the landmark healthcare legislation will be disastrous on many levels. The first issue at stake is the cost of a repeal. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget – a public policy nonprofit – estimated that repealing […]

A Trump Voter Who Was Helped By Obamacare Is Asking The Donald Not To Repeal The ACA

A Trump Voter Who Was Helped By Obamacare Is Asking The Donald Not To Repeal The ACA

Bob Ruscoe is one of millions of Americans who voted for Donald Trump in November, even though doing so was against his best interests, especially on the issue of health care. And now he’s practically begging Trump to do a lot of thinking and soul-searching before he agrees to sign legislation which would repeal the […]

Paul Ryan Attempts To Defund Planned Parenthood When No One Is Looking (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Attempts To Defund Planned Parenthood When No One Is Looking (VIDEO)

The House Speaker, Paul Ryan, is trying to defund Planned Parenthood while repealing Obamacare. The GOP is trying to yank away healthcare. Ryan said that he would defund Planned Parenthood if the House repeals Obamacare later this month. The organization receives 40 percent of its funding from the federal government. This money funds cancer screenings, […]

Feel The Bern On January 15th As Dems Protest GOP Budget (VIDEO)

Feel The Bern On January 15th As Dems Protest GOP Budget (VIDEO)

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is not going quietly into that good night. He may have failed in his attempt to win the Presidency, but he isn’t about to fade away. The irascible Independent Senator has not backed away from any of his core positions since the election. If anything, it seems that he has […]

Study: Repealing Obamacare Is Going To Cost A LOT Of Money! (VIDEO)

Study: Repealing Obamacare Is Going To Cost A LOT Of Money! (VIDEO)

In 2010, President Barack Obama passed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Among many things, it led to a government marketplace being established for health insurance and also got rid of the pre-existing condition restrictions. The Republicans have been trying to get rid of it, and President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on the promise of “repealing and […]

Drain That D*mn Swamp: Dems Demand Ethics Probe (VIDEO)

Drain That D*mn Swamp: Dems Demand Ethics Probe (VIDEO)

So much for draining the proverbial swamp. A look at Donald Trump’s cabinet nominations reveals that the swamp just keeps getting murkier. One of the swamp creatures is Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga) who has been tapped to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This is the department that has been tasked with overseeing the public […]

Doctors Warn GOP And Trump: Don’t Repeal Obamcare Until You Have A Replacement

Doctors Warn GOP And Trump: Don’t Repeal Obamcare Until You Have A Replacement

If Republicans thought their long-planned repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was going to be easy, it just became a lot more difficult as the American Medical Association (AMA) has weighed in and warned the GOP that if they repeal Obamacare, they’d better be damn sure they have a suitable replacement. In an open […]

Planned Parenthood Promises Trump It ‘Will Not Go Without A Fight’ (VIDEO)

Planned Parenthood Promises Trump It ‘Will Not Go Without A Fight’ (VIDEO)

In an interview published by Rolling Stone on Tuesday, president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, fiercely promised to fight against President-elect Donald Trump’s Administration should they decide to defund Planned Parenthood, saying: “…We will not go without a fight.” She believes that PP has a good chance at keeping its funding and its clinics in […]

The GOP Plans To Replace Obamacare With…Tort Reform?! (VIDEO)

The GOP Plans To Replace Obamacare With…Tort Reform?! (VIDEO)

Ever since the passage of the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is more popularly known as Obamacare, Republicans have been eager to eradicate the law which allows tens of millions of Americans to afford health insurance for themselves and their families. And now, with the House, Senate, and White House under GOP control, they […]

Paul Krugman Reveals The Real Reason The GOP Is So Eager To Repeal Obamacare

Paul Krugman Reveals The Real Reason The GOP Is So Eager To Repeal Obamacare

As 2017 dawns and the Republicans prepare to take control of both houses of Congress and the White House, a life or death matter looms for millions of Americans who currently have health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare: The GOP says it’s full steam ahead on repeal of […]

Vice President-Elect Gets Snarky ‘Welcome’ From Neighbors (VIDEO)

Vice President-Elect Gets Snarky ‘Welcome’ From Neighbors (VIDEO)

One thing you can say for Vice President-elect Mike Pence (R-In) is that he’s moving into a very friendly neighborhood. While the VP-E waits to move into his official residence, he and his wife are renting a house in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of D.C. His neighbors are aware of his political views and his […]

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