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Veto Message from the President to the Republiban re: HR3762 ACA Repeal

— by Vickie Rock, Humboldt Democrats After the 62nd vote to repeal “Obamacare” (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) which has now been upheld by the Supreme Court TWICE, the Republiban members of Congress finally managed to pass HR 3762.

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Posted in Amodei, Congressional Activity, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, Heller, House, Planned Parenthood, Senate

Playing Doctor with Americans’ Lives

Republicans, in both the House and the Senate, are currently colluding to gut Healthcare Reform and deny actual healthcare to millions of women across our nation using a process called Reconciliation.  Reconciliation is an expedited budgetary process that offers some

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Posted in Abortion, Amodei, Congressional Activity, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, House, Planned Parenthood

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
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