medicare

WATCH: Blackburn Says GOP Will Only Take Social Security Away From Those Who Don’t ‘Deserve’ It

WATCH: Blackburn Says GOP Will Only Take Social Security Away From Those Who Don’t ‘Deserve’ It

If perhaps you were worried that Republicans, having blown a $1.5 trillion hole in the national debt, would now be looking to cut social safety net programs — Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps — GOP Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (TN) has some good news for you worry warts: She and her colleagues only plan to cut […]

Analyst: GOP Plans To Gut Medicare, Social Security Under The Guise Of ‘Welfare Reform’

Analyst: GOP Plans To Gut Medicare, Social Security Under The Guise Of ‘Welfare Reform’

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan and his GOP minions have managed to pass a giant tax cut for the wealthiest Americans, they’re halfway to realizing Ryan’s Ayn Randian dream of eliminating the social safety net that includes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. On CNN Tuesday morning, two political analysts — David Drucker and A.B. […]

Hold It: Maybe Trump WILL Cut Medicare and Social Security After All (VIDEO)

Hold It: Maybe Trump WILL Cut Medicare and Social Security After All (VIDEO)

Talk about splitting hairs. The White House has just released (hours after it was already leaked) its proposed budget for the next fiscal year. We know that it promised huge increases in defense spending, with matching huge cuts in domestic spending. As in, $54 billion dollars worth of money going from domestic to military spending. […]

Not All Republicans Support Trump and Ryan’s Plans to Gut Medicare (VIDEO)

Not All Republicans Support Trump and Ryan’s Plans to Gut Medicare (VIDEO)

Since President-elect Trump was chosen as our next president, ominous rumors have spread about the many ways he’s going to ruin the middle class and further divide the country. One of those plans is to destroy Medicare, and with the backing of House Speaker, Paul Ryan, it’s one of the first items on his list. […]

Paul Ryan Wants To Privatize Medicare And It WILL Be Disastrous (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Wants To Privatize Medicare And It WILL Be Disastrous (VIDEO)

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said in a recent interview that he’s not ruling out Medicare privatization. A frequent opponent of The Affordable Care Act and Obama’s Patient Protection, he said that he’s not ruling out an overhaul of the current Medicare system. In order to appease those who thought that meant full privatization, Ryan […]

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

President Obama was a great president for the poor. As The Atlantic notes, there were three main moves he made to reduce income inequality: The Affordable Care Act reduced the rate of uninsured Americans from 16 percent to nine percent The 2009 stimulus bill included a lot of tax benefits for poor Americans, raising their […]

Legal Medical Marijuana Causing Decrease In Medicare Prescriptions (VIDEO)

Legal Medical Marijuana Causing Decrease In Medicare Prescriptions (VIDEO)

Prescription drug prices are continuing to skyrocket in this country. Drug prices have doubled for seniors from 2006 to 2013. Some Republican Congressmen don’t seem to care. One representative actually said that a mother who asked why her child’s expensive diabetes supplies were being denied by Medicaid should just “buy the medicine with the money you […]

Trump Says He Supports Slashing Social Security From A ‘Moral Standpoint’

Trump Says He Supports Slashing Social Security From A ‘Moral Standpoint’

Social Security has been called the third rail of American politics: Touch it and you die. And if that is indeed the case, then Donald Trump might want to start picking out a nice casket. Bloomberg is reporting that when the GOP nominee met with Paul Ryan on May 12, he told the House Speaker […]

Profits over Patients: The $84,000 Hepatitis C Pill

Profits over Patients: The $84,000 Hepatitis C Pill

Sovaldi is currently the most expensive drug in the world, costing $84,000 for a 12-week session. A treatment for hepatitis C, Sovaldi was initially priced at $36,000 for the 12-week session. This massive price hike not only puts a burden on the 3.2 million hepatitis C sufferers in the United States who may potentially be […]

This Woman’s Broken Leg Exposed A Monstrous Health Care Fraud

This Woman’s Broken Leg Exposed A Monstrous Health Care Fraud

Last summer, I told you about Farid Fata, a cancer specialist from the Detroit area who is the admitted mastermind of what may be the most outrageous health care fraud in American history. Fata subjected hundreds of people to aggressive chemotherapy regimens that they didn’t need, and stuck Medicare and private insurance companies with the bill. […]

Trading Deals Threaten Medicare, New Leak Reveals – Elizabeth Warren Agrees

Trading Deals Threaten Medicare, New Leak Reveals – Elizabeth Warren Agrees

Do you think all those dollars that the government takes out of your pay check will guarantee you a safe health care program when you retire? Nope. A new leak reveals the controversial trade deal, TPP, is actually targeting Medicare. Elizabeth Warren has actively campaigned against this trading deals for months. Trading Deals’ Leak Wikileaks […]

Was Bush Really To Blame For The Economy? (VIDEO)

Was Bush Really To Blame For The Economy? (VIDEO)

Luke 3:17?He will separate chaff from grain, and burn up the chaff with eternal fire and store away the grain. Bill and Hillary Clinton declared their net worth to be a little south of one million dollars (697k) when Bill was sworn in as President. This, even with Hillary’s remarkable eye for investing in the […]