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Year of Grace, Day 124. Cards and socialized medicine

I went for my quarterly eye exam the other day, and that’s when I realized that among the other casualties from my brush with Barcelona bandits was my medical insurance card. 662 more words

Miscellany

Sheryl Attkisson interviews Weinstein who exposed Jon Gruber

This interesting bit on Mr. Weinstein indicates how nutso this whole thing is–Weinstein did the investigation and revelations of Jon Gruber because he lost his insurance after he believed the inveterate liar in the White House when he said “You can keep your _____ and _______ and _______. 257 more words

Politics

Bibi and Obamacare

The GOP has bypassed traditional protocol and allowed Bibi Netanyahu to make a political speech before Congress. Now one wonders what Boehner and company will do next. 385 more words

Healthcare

Center For Public Integrity: Opinion: Wendell Potter: "Britain's Healthcare System is Better": Give Me a Break


Center For Public Integrity: Opinion: Wendell Potter: Socialized or Not, Britain’s Health Care System is Superior

Just case there isn’t enough evidence that America won’t have a British based government-run health care system both health insurance and health care anytime soon perhaps not even in my lifetime and I’ll forty this year, is look at the Veterans Administration and the reforms they went though last year. 458 more words

Britain

'Socialized' or not, Britain's health care system is superior

Commentary: fear of single-payer system fueled by American insurance companies

By Wendell Potter
Public Integrity

America is the home of the brave, they say, but a lot of us brave folks are terrified of the way the British do health care. 541 more words

What The Fuck Is Up With President’s Day?

Yesterday was “President’s Day”. Now, originally, when I was a child, in elementary school, there were two holidays, Washington’s Birthday and Lincolns’s birthday, we were not given off from school on those days. 291 more words

Politics