Obamacare

Conservatives Playing The Blame Game Over Trumpcare Failure (VIDEO)

Conservatives Playing The Blame Game Over Trumpcare Failure (VIDEO)

After the latest collapse of the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, the conservative media is starting to get mighty frustrated. This week the Senate Republicans failed to get enough votes to pass the much-maligned healthcare plan known as Trumpcare version 2.0, with members of the GOP across the philosophical spectrum expressing doubts of […]

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Late Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he won’t bring up the latest incarnation of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare until John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his right eye. It’s not as if McConnell had a choice. Within hours of the bill being unveiled three days […]

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that the Democrats were caught completely unawares by Donald Trump’s upset victory. But it turns out that all the Republican gloating about the polls being very, very wrong was just for the cameras. Over the long Fourth of July weekend, a Republican Senator admitted that almost no one in his party expected […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

INSIDERS: Some GOP House Members Broke Down In Tears After Pence Confrontation

INSIDERS: Some GOP House Members Broke Down In Tears After Pence Confrontation

Vice President Mike Pence is obviously a staunch, mainstream conservative, a fact that makes the idea of President Donald Trump leaving office almost more terrifying than if he were to remain in power. After all, Pence would be next in line. The man who seems fairly stoic, however, apparently has a very frightening side. According […]

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 […]

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 […]

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