healthcare

Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, And Berkshire Hathaway Announce A Joint Venture–Healthcare (Video)

Amazon, JP Morgan Chase, And Berkshire Hathaway Announce A Joint Venture–Healthcare (Video)

Chances are you’ve recently purchased something from Amazon.com. Maybe it was books. Maybe clothes. Maybe an appliance or a tool. Maybe you streamed a movie or an Amazon series. Maybe you even bought groceries. Sometime in the near future, though, you might have the ability to buy health insurance and pharmaceuticals. According to the Washington Post and […]

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 […]

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 […]

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re at it again. As if the proposed Senate Republican tax plan did not put enough targets on average Americans’ backs, according to multiple reports, the revised bill includes another insult: repeal the Affordable Care Act’s, aka Obamacare, individual mandate. The individual mandate is the most controversial part of former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. It requires all […]

Trump Uses Executive Order To Undermine Healthcare (Video)

Trump Uses Executive Order To Undermine Healthcare (Video)

Republicans failed yet again to “repeal and replace” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, with the “Graham-Cassidy-Johnson-Heller” health care bill last month. In response, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) told President Donald Trump repeal and replace is “off the table.” Now it seems the president is hell bent on using […]

‘HAHAHAHAHA’ — Europeans Answer The Question: Would You Prefer U.S. Healthcare System

‘HAHAHAHAHA’ — Europeans Answer The Question: Would You Prefer U.S. Healthcare System

Some European people on Quora answered the question: “As a European, would you prefer the US healthcare system?” The short, resounding answer was no. Here are some of the more detailed answers. Mark Harrison said: “Less coverage: US system” “Higher costs for private medical care: US system” “Lower life expectancy: US system” “Whichever way I […]

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 […]

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 […]

Republicans Attempted To Defund The CBO – Because They Didn’t Like The Numbers (VIDEO)

Republicans Attempted To Defund The CBO – Because They Didn’t Like The Numbers (VIDEO)

The Congressional Budget Office survived two major assaults on its existence earlier this week. The House of Representatives considered two amendments to a spending bill Wednesday that would have crippled the CBO’s funding and staff. Both were introduced by members of the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus. One measure introduced by Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) would […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trump’s 2013 Tweet On Leadership Comes Back To Haunt Him As Healthcare Plan Fails (TWEETS)

Trump’s 2013 Tweet On Leadership Comes Back To Haunt Him As Healthcare Plan Fails (TWEETS)

While President Trump’s preferred diet may be Big Macs and Kentucky Fried Chicken, after the failure of the GOP healthcare bill on Tuesday, it now appears he’ll have to settle for some crow. As if the loss on healthcare wasn’t bad enough, a tweet from 2013 is also coming back to take a bite out […]

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 […]

Testy Trump Has Twitter Meltdown Over Healthcare Fail–The Internet Responds (TWEETS)

Testy Trump Has Twitter Meltdown Over Healthcare Fail–The Internet Responds (TWEETS)

On Monday evening, when it became clear that two more Senators–Mike Lee and Jerry Moran–would not be supporting the GOP’s healthcare bill when it comes up for consideration, President Trump had a temper tantrum and, as he so often does, took to Twitter so he could vent his spleen: Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare […]

Pence Gets Slammed By GOP Governors For Lying About Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

Pence Gets Slammed By GOP Governors For Lying About Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

Last Friday, Vice President Mike Pence spoke to the National Governors Association, and in his speech he assured them that the Senate healthcare bill would be good for their states and wouldn’t cut Medicaid in the least. That, however, turns out to be a blatant lie. Pence was so pleased with his fabrication regarding the […]

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 […]

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