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Hello, everyone. I'm here to present the puzzling case of Governor Romney. As a psychiatrist practicing in Massachusetts, I have to say that I’m also confused as to what Governor Romney’s ...
by Ptolemy
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 11, 2012 at 08:43 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Mr. Crawford, a State Representative in Georgia, doesn't like equality. So he's gone to find a party that relates to him . State Rep. Rick Crawford of the 16th House District said he plans to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 12:49 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
My right wing acquaintances are all now spewing a new piece of misinformation. They are claiming that people with pre-existing conditions could obtain health insurance prior to PPACA being passed.
by CTReformedRep
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 12:43 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Had lunch with a good friend, who can be described as... a MostlyRepublican. He voted for Bush in 2000 and 2004. May have voted for Obama in 2008, but only because he thought Sarah Palin was such ...
by JeffLieber
Comment Count 211 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 03:10 PM PDT with 740 Recommends
Making sense of - repealing Obamacare and having healthcare reform at the same time seems like a contradiction. After all Romney is like Obamacare. But there are parts of Obamacare that relate ...
by DrChill
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 19, 2012 at 08:17 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Politico and TPM are reporting on Jeff Toobin's new book. You can read about it there, but here's the quote I am going to talk about: [F]or Roberts personally and the conservative cause generally, ...
by Attorney at Arms
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 09:27 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Leslie Elder had been fighting various cancers for years . Finally it all got to be too much. As Elder put it early this year "I honestly don't know how much more I can endure... I sit in bed I ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 07:45 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
Two well-known acts of the Democratic-majority Congress of 2009-2010 have begun to pay off – literally – for Americans. One is the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 08:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
My 50-year-old brother died suddenly on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. It ought not have happened. I explain below the fold.
by Occupy Posters
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 01:08 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
Cross-posted at Blue Mass. Group. Patrick Signs Health Care Cost Containment Bill | WBUR : “I thank this coalition of leaders and advocates, of disparate and sometimes-competing interests, for ...
by Charley on the MTA
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 06, 2012 at 06:15 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
My wife wants to learn how to make iPhone apps, and to get started down this road I've proposed to her that she create a relatively simple app that would provide info on the PPACA/Obamacare. ...
by Roiling Snake Ball
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 04:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's not a coincidence that the Affordable Care Act has spawned a host of bills in states dominated by the religious right masquerading as anti-abortion legislation, but in fact punishing women (and ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 03:52 AM PDT with 214 Recommends
Today, for the 33rd time, The United States House of Representatives voted to REPEAL Obamacare. Thirty three times this bill has been "repealed" by the House of Representatives. The vote? 244 ...
by rexymeteorite
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 06:16 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
A harrowing and controversial first hand account of a cancer patient's experience with Medicaid. Reposted with permission of my conservative fellow blogger BC at Immizen.com . Perhaps you have good ...
by healthy
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 06:13 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Many of the objections to the Affordable Care Act after the Supreme Court decision make no sense if you know what's actually in the bill. Without more explanations, it's hard to avoid feeling like ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 01:09 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
I don't generally tell people to shut up because doing so is rude. And I honestly don't think I've ever told anyone to STFU because, well, it's even ruder. But, seriously, Republicans need to STFU ...
by Matt Jordan
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 10:23 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
There is no lack of joy in Mudville surrounding Thursday's decision to save the PPACA. Everyone knows that the provision of the PPACA that allows adult kids to be able to stay on their parents' ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 08:20 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Okay, I am not kidding here - I just got a letter from the Chamber of Commerce (my local one, not the one that's always in the news), from whom I purchase my Tufts health insurance, as a small ...
by RASalvatore
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 05:46 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
The most devastating, criminal, traitorous, scheme in the history of American government (at least in the minds of Right Wingers/Teabaggers such as Sarah "I'm a White Grizzly Bear Momma" Palin, ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 04:51 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
WTF? The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, but Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a possible Republican vice presidential contender who has refused to establish ...
by Unit Zero
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 12:17 PM PDT with 9 Recommends