Obamacare

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Guess Which State Will Probably Keep #1 Spot In Uninsured Residents (VIDEO)

Texas has both the highest percentage of people without health insurance in the country (nearly one in five) and the largest absolute number of uninsured (4.6 million). Sadly, the American Health Care Act – the GOP’s Obamacare replacement plan – will probably make the situation in Texas even worse. Texas was one of the big […]

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 […]

13 White Republican Men Will Be Writing Senate Version Of Trumpcare – What Could Go Wrong?

13 White Republican Men Will Be Writing Senate Version Of Trumpcare – What Could Go Wrong?

Thirteen Republican men will write the Senate version of Trumpcare. What’s wrong with this picture? Thirteen male senators, twelve white and one of Cuban descent, will be making healthcare decisions which will affect over 125 million women! The House’s bill as it was approved will strip over 24 million Americans of their health insurance and defund […]

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Obamacare Repeal Could Violate International Law (VIDEO)

Republicans have learned the hard way that repealing Obamacare isn’t easy. But repealing the landmark healthcare legislation may not just be difficult, but illegal under international law. According to a newly-published appeal from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR), a repeal that could cause nearly 30 million to lose […]

WATCH A GOP Congressman Say People Who Lead ‘Good Lives’ Should Pay Less Than Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

WATCH A GOP Congressman Say People Who Lead ‘Good Lives’ Should Pay Less Than Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

Sometimes I wonder: Do Republicans have to go out of their way to be complete jerks and jackasses or does it just comes naturally to most of them? Mo Brooks is a GOP Congressman from Alabama, and according to him, the whole debate over whether or not to keep coverage for those with pre-existing conditions […]

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 […]

Republicans Refuse To Give Up Their Insurance – But Screw The Rest Of Us (VIDEO)

Republicans Refuse To Give Up Their Insurance – But Screw The Rest Of Us (VIDEO)

A Republican Congressman found himself in hot water after he drafted a new version of the controversial healthcare plan. The plan included a provision that would allow members of Congress and their staff to keep the most popular parts of Obamacare, which the rest of the country would not receive. The new version of plan would allow states […]

Another Republican Healthcare Plan That Yanks Medical Coverage From Those Who Need It Most (VIDEOS)

Another Republican Healthcare Plan That Yanks Medical Coverage From Those Who Need It Most (VIDEOS)

House Republicans are once again back at the drawing board in an effort to dismantle Obamacare. Despite their failure to reach a compromise last month, a coalition of centrists led by Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) and conservatives led by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) may be nearing a deal. The latest proposal revives the American Health […]

GOP Holds Majority In DC But Has No Clue How To Actually Govern (VIDEO)

GOP Holds Majority In DC But Has No Clue How To Actually Govern (VIDEO)

After spending years gumming up government under former President Barack Obama, the Republican Party is having a tough time getting the ball rolling again. The GOP has held a majority in Congress for years now, and haven’t passed anything of note during that time. That made sense under Obama, but now that Republican President Donald […]

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 […]

‘Why Don’t You Go Jump Off A Bridge?’: Maine Gov. LePage BLASTS Trump’s Plan To Let Obamacare Fail

‘Why Don’t You Go Jump Off A Bridge?’: Maine Gov. LePage BLASTS Trump’s Plan To Let Obamacare Fail

Controversial conservative Governor Paul LePage (R-Maine) has been a long-time supporter of President Donald Trump and his vision for America. However, that may be changing after LePage used some color language to express his dissatisfaction with Trump’s plan to allow Obamacare to “implode” or “blow up.” On Tuesday, the governor spoke about Trump’s recent legislative […]

Michael Moore To Dems: Obamacare Will Explode – Fight For Single Payer NOW (VIDEO)

Michael Moore To Dems: Obamacare Will Explode – Fight For Single Payer NOW (VIDEO)

In an interview with Chris Hayes on Friday, Michael Moore really impressed upon Democrats and liberals that now is the time to push for a single payer healthcare plan. Trumpcare failed, but now is not the time to stay complacent. Moore said: “The good news is that the millions of people who are beneficiaries of Obamacare are […]

Right Wing Site Crazy Claim: Paul Ryan In Cahoots With Obama Over Healthcare (VIDEO)

Right Wing Site Crazy Claim: Paul Ryan In Cahoots With Obama Over Healthcare (VIDEO)

USA Politics Now has ridiculously claimed that the failure of President Donald Trump’s healthcare bill this week must have had more to it. This site could not fathom that Republicans might vote against the idea of repealing Obamacare because it was a terrible bill. The headline read: “BREAKING: Paul Ryan Had A Secret Meeting An Hour After He […]

Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senator Dodges Constituent – Until She Confronts Him On A Plane (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Senators across America vowed to listen to their constituents before voting on the new healthcare bill, which thankfully didn’t pass because House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pulled it before the scheduled vote Friday. One woman grew tired of not getting a response from her senator. So she confronted him on a plane. Kendall Brown of Oklahoma […]

Silly Republicans Run Ads Thanking Reps For Repealing Obamacare (VIDEO)

Silly Republicans Run Ads Thanking Reps For Repealing Obamacare (VIDEO)

For years, Republicans have harped on destroying the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Former President Barack Obama’s signature piece of legislation has been a boogeyman for Republican lawmakers; they have endlessly spoken about doing away with the health care law and replacing it with something even better. They rarely had many details about […]

WATCH Joy Reid Perfectly Mock The GOP And Trump: ‘So, America, Are You Tired Of Winning Yet?’

WATCH Joy Reid Perfectly Mock The GOP And Trump: ‘So, America, Are You Tired Of Winning Yet?’

Saturday on AM Joy, host Joy Reid had a discussion on the failure of the GOP and Trump administration to pass their repeal and replacement for Obamacare, opening the segment by expertly trolling Trump with this: “So, America, are you tired of winning yet? Winning, winning, winning. We can think of one person who isn’t: […]

Bernie And Millions More Celebrate Trump’s Healthcare Failure (VIDEO)

Bernie And Millions More Celebrate Trump’s Healthcare Failure (VIDEO)

The power of the people won today. The terrible GOP healthcare bill proposed by Trump that would have thrown over 20 million people off insurance failed. This is good news for those millions of people and good news for all of the people who have rallied against Trump’s cruel and right-wing plan. The reaction around the […]

BREAKING: Trumpcare Flatlines Even Before Its Inevitable Failure In The House (VIDEO)

BREAKING: Trumpcare Flatlines Even Before Its Inevitable Failure In The House (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump proves to Americans that he is a master at the “art of the fail” by pulling the bill that would repeal Obamacare, and replacing it with Trump’s version of “healthcare.” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) reportedly pleaded with Trump to pull the bill. Ryan may have wanted to avoid watching it […]

MSNBC Host: Donald Trump Is ‘The Laziest, Most Ignorant President In History’ (VIDEO)

MSNBC Host: Donald Trump Is ‘The Laziest, Most Ignorant President In History’ (VIDEO)

As he so often does when he doesn’t get his way, Donald Trump is acting like a bratty, spoiled child because the House of Representatives won’t do exactly what he wants them to do regarding his deeply flawed repeal and replace legislation for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Things got so contentious Thursday evening […]

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