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Why We Want The ACA, Not Single Payer

Healthcare through a single payer system is not what most Americans want. The so called, Medicare for all, is also not what most Americans want. 1,349 more words

General News

Time for a Dem proposal on O'Care fix. Time for the public option.

Let me preface this post by saying I’m an advocate of single-payer health care. Nothing I’m about to write negates that. I’m just writing about political reality. 451 more words

News

Health care: Nothing good in sight

This is my longest, meatiest, and most important post to date. Dive in at your own risk, but for those of you short on time, here are the main points: 2,820 more words

Politics

Kolache-nation

Photo from Tori Avey with recipe here.

My mother is upset. The kolaches at Public Option are not true kolaches, says she. “They must be Texas kolaches,” she claims with disdain. 251 more words

DC

Hotcha! Hot Kolaches in Langdon

I thought I knew a thing or two about kolaches. My two things: they are czech and the filling is pressed into the top. Plus, one can absolutely find them in Wisconsin and Texas. 246 more words

GOP Gives up on Healthcare Demolition For Now

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It says a lot when a Republican defeat saves lives.  That happened today, when the GOP-majority Congress declined to gut the current system for health coverage, a.k.a. 439 more words

Nurses, allies back MinnesotaCare expansion as fix for state's individual market woes

Union nurses rallied at the Capitol today with family farmers, small business owners, clergy and other allies in their push to expand health care coverage to all Minnesotans – and hold insurance companies accountable. 368 more words

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