Bernie to deliver national address tomorrow on the workings of a single payer healthcare system in the United States. “Attend” and watch on facebook live.
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“51 percent of Democrats now approve of George W. Bush, while just 42 percent disapprove. (At the end of his second term, that first figure stood at 6 percent, per Gallup.) Keep in mind that the polling question was not “Do you have a favorable opinion of George W. Bush as he compares to Donald Trump?” but “Do you have a favorable opinion of George W. Bush?””
New data indicate a majority of Democrats now hold a favorable view of George W. Bush. Of the myriad depressing developments in the age of Donald Trump, one of the more quietly corrosive is the ongoing rehabilitation of some of our most noxious public figures. Not only has the liberal establishment…
A lot of buzz is circulating around healthcare. Obamacare has been extremely controversial and unpopular with many. The aim of the bill was to curb the rising costs of health insurance premiums and provide affordable coverage to the population, by both measures the bill has failed. The
Single payer will be introduced in the Senate…by a republican
“The GOP senator has filed an amendment to implement a government-funded healthcare system in a political maneuver aimed at forcing Democrats to say whether they support the concept that is picking up steam on the left. “
Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) wants Democrats to show their cards on single-payer healthcare.The GOP senator has filed an amendment to implement a government-funded healthcare system in a political maneuver aimed at forcing Democrats to say whether they support the concept that is picking up steam on…
Capping rates and ending price gouging is the only way to make universal healthcare work. This is what we should be focusing on first!
“MARYLAND IS THE only state in America where all hospitals must charge the same rate for services to patients, regardless of what insurance they carry. There’s some variance between hospitals, but every patient in a particular hospital pays the same. Other states experience huge, seemingly random differences in hospital costs, depending on the insurer (or lack thereof).”
Maryland’s experiment is working, and may pave the way to single payer.
“President Obama tried to move us forward with health-care coverage,” said U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, “by using a conservative model that came from one of the conservative think tanks that had been advanced by a Republican governor in Massachusetts. Now it’s time for the next step. And the next step is single payer.”
“The progressive agenda is America’s agenda.”
Wilbur Ross, Trumps commerce secretary, praised Saudi Arabia for its lack of protestors. Either he doesn’t know that the Saudis jail and behead dissenters, or he doesn’t care. Either way, he’s just another top Trump official with utter disdain for basic human rights.
No ‘bad placards’ in nation where such political dissent is punishable by death