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Oklahoma Woman Tells GOP Lawmakers: Without Obamacare, ‘I Will Be Dead Before My 27th Birthday’

BY TARA CULP-RESSLER ON OCTOBER 7, 2013 26-year-old Kendall Brown [CREDIT: COURTESY OF KENDALL BROWN] As the deadline approached for Congress to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government funded, Republicans refused to strike a deal unless it defunded or

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Posted in GOP, Govt Shutdown, Health Care, Health Care Exchanges, Medicaid, Obstructionism, Pre-Existing Conditions, Social Safety Net

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

By the incomparable John Green, who says the following about his sources: “For a much more thorough examination of health care expenses in America, I recommend this series at The Incidental Economist and The Commonwealth Fund’s Study of Health Care Prices in the U.S. Some

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Posted in Economy, Health Care, Health Issues, Medicaid, Medicare, Rate Review

Under the Reading Lamp — April 12, 2012

CAMPAIGN ISSUES: The Choice in 2012: Social Darwinism or a Decent Society Robert Reich, Robert Reich’s Blog: “[Obama] kicked off his 2012 campaign against Mitt Romney with a hard-hitting speech centered on the House Republicans’ budget plan – which Romney

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Posted in Abortion, Birth Control, Budget-Federal, Contraception, CultureWar, Defense/War, Drill-Baby-Drill, Economy, Education, Energy-Big Oil, Environment/EPA, General Election, Genetically-Modified Foods, Health Issues, Judiciary, Minimum Wage, Patents, Ryan Budget, Taxes, Womens Issues

Ryan’s P2P Just Another Salvo in GOP’s War Against Women

This week, the GOP-dominated Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments about whether the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) should be thrown out as unconstitutional, and the GOP-dominated U.S. House is debating Rep. Paul Ryan’s Path to Poverty budget

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Posted in Budget-Federal, Discrimination, GOP, Health Care, Medicaid, Medicare, Pre-Existing Conditions, Ryan Budget, Womens Issues
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