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2018 Agenda: Could Bipartisan Infrastructure Save DACA?

2018 Agenda: Could Bipartisan Infrastructure Save DACA?

In the wake of the tax bill, President Donald Trump shifted his confrontational tactics. After the president signed the partisan legislation, the White House changed its tone. To that end, the administration announced it will seek bipartisan support for an infrastructure bill in 2018. While many factors need negotiation, Trump’s tactics provided an opportunity for […]

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

The looming GOP tax reform bill cleared the first stage Thursday when it passed in the House of Representatives 227 to 205. Yet, as it now makes its way to the Senate for consideration and revision, let’s take a few minutes to acknowledge the 13 Republican lawmakers who rejected it. For a bill that was sold […]

WATCH: Hypocrite Mitch McConnell Told Us What’s Wrong With Trumpcare… Back In 2010

WATCH: Hypocrite Mitch McConnell Told Us What’s Wrong With Trumpcare… Back In 2010

If you can give Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) credit for anything, it should be for his ability to be a shameless hypocrite in any situation. This is a man who made a political career standing in opposition to practically everything former President Barack Obama did, only to turn around and whine about Democrats resisting anything […]

Trump Sours On AHCA, Calling It ‘Mean’ (VIDEO)

Trump Sours On AHCA, Calling It ‘Mean’ (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump reversed himself on his party’s healthcare bill this week, calling it “mean” and emphasizing the need for something “more generous.” At a lunch meeting with Republican senators at the White House Tuesday, Trump suggested the Senate needed to “add more money” to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in order to better […]

Newest Attack On Women’s Health: Ending The Birth Control Mandate (VIDEO)

Newest Attack On Women’s Health: Ending The Birth Control Mandate (VIDEO)

One of the key components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was the guarantee that women would be able to obtain contraceptive care without having to pay for it. Recognizing that pregnancy and birth cost far more than birth control, the ACA made it mandatory for every employer to provide birth control as part of its health insurance […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Trump Gets Harassed By The Latest Handsome Young Kennedy Progressive (VIDEO)

Trump Gets Harassed By The Latest Handsome Young Kennedy Progressive (VIDEO)

One of the stories of my childhood involved John F. Kennedy. I grew up in greater Boston, so that shouldn’t be a big surprise. Still, the story has stayed in my mind for 50 years or more. My mother was a young, innocent, beautiful woman living in one of Boston’s big housing projects back in […]

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Two Signatures Stand Between The Status Quo And Universal Healthcare In NY State (VIDEO)

Last week, New York became the first state to institute a tuition-free college plan since state schools nationwide ended the practice in the 1960s. Now, a mere two signatures are all that’s required to cause New Yorkers to stand up again and shout, “I love New York!”– universal healthcare. Since last month’s failed Republican attempt to repeal President Obama’s […]

Doctor Explains Problem With Healthcare – And It ISN’T Obamacare (VIDEO)

Doctor Explains Problem With Healthcare – And It ISN’T Obamacare (VIDEO)

Before we get into the actual issues with health insurance, let’s be reminded of what the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, fixed: No more lifetime caps on medical coverage; No more being denied coverage because of preexisting conditions; Children can stay on their parent’s health insurance until the age of 26, and In every […]

The GOP Healthcare Bill: Hated By ALL The Big Medical Groups (VIDEO)

The GOP Healthcare Bill: Hated By ALL The Big Medical Groups (VIDEO)

The Republican Party keeps telling us how delighted we should be that they are finally going to end the “nightmare” of Obamacare. They tell us that they have a great plan to repeal and to replace it. But all the really big medical groups in the country are dead set against the “replacement” plan that […]

ANOTHER LEAK – The Draft Version Of The ‘Deplorable Care Act’ Has Escaped Congress (VIDEO)

ANOTHER LEAK – The Draft Version Of The ‘Deplorable Care Act’ Has Escaped Congress (VIDEO)

The leaky ship of state has struck again. Somehow a 105 page draft version of the Republicans’ plan has been leaked into the hands of the media and is making the rounds of health care experts. One such expert is Ron Pollack of Families USA. He said: “This leaked Republican proposal, if enacted, would put us on […]

Oh, The Irony: John Boehner Laughs At GOP Plan To Repeal And Replace ACA (VIDEO)

Oh, The Irony: John Boehner Laughs At GOP Plan To Repeal And Replace ACA (VIDEO)

When he heard Republicans talking about a fast repeal and replacement of “Obamacare” last fall, John Boehner says  he laughed out loud. The former Republican Speaker of the House was speaking to a medical conference in Orlando, Florida when he made the remarks. He told the crowd he knew right away that Donald Trump’s promise […]

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Anti-Obamacare Congressman: No More Town Halls Cuz ‘The Women Are In My Grill’

Congressman Dave Brat (R-VA) has openly voiced his dislike for both the Obama Administration and the Affordable Care Act over the years. He has, time and time again, presented sub-standard alternatives to the ACA in an attempt to fuel his party’s own interest. In a time where we look to our state representatives for support, […]

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. […]

How To Talk About Your Family About Their Obamacare Coverage On Thanksgiving

How To Talk About Your Family About Their Obamacare Coverage On Thanksgiving

When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of fantastic food, warm homes, holiday music, and togetherness with our families. This year won’t be any different in those aspects, but the current state of government and the looming change in leadership may bring some rather interesting debate to the turkey table this year. One of the […]

A Family Affair? Trump’s Attempts At Nepotism Come With Heavy Price Tags

A Family Affair? Trump’s Attempts At Nepotism Come With Heavy Price Tags

As President-elect Donald Trump hastily makes decisions regarding his presidential cabinet, he is attempting to make some questionable moves which include bringing members of his family to the White House. It’s A Family Affair Although nepotism isn’t allowed in the White House, Trump and his team are finding ways around it. Creating a loophole to […]

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