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Progressive Libertarian Democrat Larry Tunner comments on the state of health care in America below the squiggle.
by Kuntawpwnsyou
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 01:40 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Bob Iritano died Thursday. He had cancer. He was 51 years old. And the reason Bob Iritano died this ...
by occams hatchet
Comment Count 82 comments on Fri Sep 02, 2011 at 10:11 PM PDT with 211 Recommends
My 40th college reunion is coming up. I hadn't planned to go, but after writing the note below as part of my note for the web page, I'm considering it. I got a bit carried away writing the ...
by david78209
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Mar 25, 2010 at 08:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Governor suspends HIP enrollment Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels said he ordered ...
by HoosierDeb
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 23, 2010 at 08:50 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
This is an update on my friend, Will, who's story I told here: "Something Fierce and Imperishable...."
by KibbutzAmiad
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 04:31 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The media thinks it's funny, the fight over healthcare reform. Rick Sanchez was yukking it up, showing the various strident speeches from members of both parties. I guess he had a better day than ...
by KibbutzAmiad
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 20, 2009 at 05:32 PM PST with 36 Recommends
Stacie Ritter is a hardworking mother of twins from Pennsylvania. Because her insurer, CIGNA, wouldn't cover their treatment, Stacie lost everything. Today, she's off to one ...
by TomP
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Oct 01, 2009 at 09:43 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I am pissed. What kind of people work for the murder by spreadsheet industry? I guess denying claims day after day, knowing people will suffer, and in some cases, even die, dehumanizes them. But ...
by TomP
Comment Count 238 comments on Thu Oct 08, 2009 at 01:17 PM PDT with 515 Recommends
Just heard on the news that Crystal Lee Sutton, the inspiration for the movie "Norma Rae," died of untreated brain cancer because her insurance company refused to pay. More at Huffington Post:
by CoolOnion
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Sep 17, 2009 at 11:02 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
I encouraged my sister to write a letter to Conrad, Dorgan and Pomeroy because her situation is exactly the kind of thing we are fighting to solve. I don't know if it will penetrate their thick ...
by writerofag
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Aug 19, 2009 at 07:37 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Death Panels are real. They meet every day and make decisions on who will live and who will die. They convene in corporate conference rooms in major cities across America. Every day.
by schuylkill
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 07:58 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Obviously, like many Kossacks, I have been following the health care fight for some time. Over the last 24 hours, it 'seems' that Americans have lost a major battle, but I am not sure. I want some ...
by Captain Janeway
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 06:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The protesters are winning even when they lose, because if the cyclopean eye of the MSM is on the protesters, then they are not talking about the merits of the various plans, and they are not ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 10:52 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I've watched in disbelief how the "debate" about healthcare reform has morphed into something very ugly. The Republicans are obviously to blame for allowing the rhetoric to spiral out of control. ...
by snickers
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Aug 08, 2009 at 05:48 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is the last day Congress will be in session until the last week in August. The Senators and Congresscritters are getting their Vacay. They weaseled their way out of doing anything about the ...
by Pris from LA
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 12:27 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
ACTION: Contact HHS and The White House to let them know that if there is a No Robust Public Option, there is NO REFORM! Contact Information provided below.
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 07:33 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Well, the Dems and the GOPers have reached their predictable impasse. But, Nobody knows about single payer, and thats the way they want it. Single Payer works, its the solution many other ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Jun 19, 2009 at 07:24 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I read this amazing story about a woman who was mauled by a bear (No doubt a mistaken Mauling) and then Seriously mauled by Blue Cross. As she says, "I lost my face to the bear for a day, before it ...
by nathguy
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 05:03 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Yes, the same "public servants", who serve the interests of for-profit health insurers, one of the most hated industries in the United States, are the people who have been entrusted to fix our ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 281 comments on Sat May 30, 2009 at 11:08 AM PDT with 361 Recommends
With good reason, we set aside this day to remember those who have died in our country's wars. Hopefully, in doing so, we set aside for a moment the doubts we may have had about whether their ...
by Chico David RN
Comment Count 176 comments on Mon May 25, 2009 at 11:39 AM PDT with 267 Recommends