health insurance

Senator Asking For Trillion Dollar Tax Cut Says There Isn’t Money To Pay For Children’s Health Care

Senator Asking For Trillion Dollar Tax Cut Says There Isn’t Money To Pay For Children’s Health Care

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was confronted on the Senate floor by his colleague, Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), for not doing enough to save the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Hatch created the program with Senator Edward Kennedy (a Democrat) in 1997, and funding expired about two months ago. The Senate has yet to reauthorize funding for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

GOP Congressman: Govt. Providing Healthcare Steals ‘The Fruits Of My Labor’ (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman: Govt. Providing Healthcare Steals ‘The Fruits Of My Labor’ (VIDEO)

Michael Burgess is a Republican Congressman from Texas, but before he was elected, he was a doctor. Yet when he was asked Tuesday evening about the government providing healthcare for people, he sounded like the biggest money-grubbing jerk to ever walk the face of the planet. Appearing on MSNBC’s Hardball, Burgess was asked by host […]

The Verdict Is In: US Healthcare System Is Basically Garbage (IMAGES)

The Verdict Is In: US Healthcare System Is Basically Garbage (IMAGES)

The American healthcare system was ranked last in a recent survey of 11 developed countries. A U.S. think tank, the Commonwealth Fund, conducted the survey using data from the World Health Organization, the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, and the OECD, among other sources. US Healthcare Is Lowest Ranking Overall The U.K. ranked […]

Trump’s Tweet About GOP’s ‘Failed Obamacare Replacement’ Bites Him On The A*s (TWEETS)

Trump’s Tweet About GOP’s ‘Failed Obamacare Replacement’ Bites Him On The A*s (TWEETS)

President Trump woke up early on Friday and thought it’d be a great idea to fire off a tweet before he departed France. He sent out this: Republicans Senators are working hard to get their failed ObamaCare replacement approved. I will be at my desk, pen in hand! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 14, […]

The AHCA Funding For Substance Abuse Treatment Is ‘A Joke’ (VIDEO)

The AHCA Funding For Substance Abuse Treatment Is ‘A Joke’ (VIDEO)

One of the most significant impacts of the The American Health Care Act – the GOP’s long-promised effort to do away with Obamacare – would be its effect on drug treatment centers and drug addicts. If the Senate passes the AHCA, drug treatment centers and substance abuse programs across the country would see widespread budget […]

Liar-In-Chief Claims Republicans Have A ‘Big Surprise’ On Healthcare

Liar-In-Chief Claims Republicans Have A ‘Big Surprise’ On Healthcare

As he so often does, President Trump is again making a promise he has no intention of keeping, meaning it would qualify as an outright lie. As Congress prepares to leave Washington, D.C. for the July 4th recess, Trump met with the World Series champs of 2016, the Chicago Cubs, and afterwards he boldly announced: […]

WATCH Ana Navarro DESTROY Trump Flack Katrina Pierson On Live TV

WATCH Ana Navarro DESTROY Trump Flack Katrina Pierson On Live TV

The always annoying, ignorant, and completely ridiculous Trump shill Katrina Pierson is back, and she’s probably wishing she had stayed home instead of showing up for a debate on CNN with former GOP strategist Ana Navarro on the issue of healthcare. Pierson represents a super PAC which ran attack ads against Nevada Republican Senator Dean […]

Emotional Trump Voter Says If GOP Healthcare Bill Passes, His Family ‘Won’t Be Insured’ (VIDEO)

Emotional Trump Voter Says If GOP Healthcare Bill Passes, His Family ‘Won’t Be Insured’ (VIDEO)

Now that all the details of the Senate healthcare bill have been revealed and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has given their estimate that at least 22 million Americans will lose health insurance under Trumpcare, even those who voted for President Trump are realizing that they may soon be without coverage. One of those Trump […]

Dense GOP Congressman Says Medicaid Recipients ‘Don’t Understand Capitalism’

Dense GOP Congressman Says Medicaid Recipients ‘Don’t Understand Capitalism’

As Republicans make their attempt to rip health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans just so they can give a giant tax cut to the wealthiest, we’re starting to see more and more GOP members of Congress resorting to some incredibly ridiculous arguments in defense of their heartless plans. One of those is […]

GOP Senator Says People With Preexisting Conditions Don’t Deserve Insurance (VIDEO)

GOP Senator Says People With Preexisting Conditions Don’t Deserve Insurance (VIDEO)

If you were wondering why the American healthcare system is in need of being wrecked by Trumpcare, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson says all the blame can be squarely laid at the feet of those with preexisting conditions. Appearing on Meet the Press, Johnson was asked by host Chuck Todd why Senate Republicans had held no […]

Trump Tweets Out Lies About Obamacare And Gets A Social Media Smackdown (TWEETS)

Trump Tweets Out Lies About Obamacare And Gets A Social Media Smackdown (TWEETS)

President Trump is desperate for a legislative victory. He’s been in office for nearly six months and has nothing tangible to show for it unless you count some executive orders, more than a few of which have been placed on indefinite hold by federal courts. Now the president sees the chance to keep one of […]

SOURCES: Trump ‘Simply Does Not Care’ – 6 Members of Trump’s HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Quit (VIDEO)

SOURCES: Trump ‘Simply Does Not Care’ – 6 Members of Trump’s HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Have Quit (VIDEO)

Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) have resigned in protest of the White House’s failure to support their work. When the Trump administration took power, it took down the Office of National AIDS Policy website. Additionally, President Trump has failed to appoint anyone to lead the White House Office of National […]

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 […]

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 […]

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