Category Archives: Health Care Reform

The Most Eloquent and Honest “Fuck You” in the History of Ever

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Salad Days

Remember when the 400 pound man or woman was a circus sideshow? Well, he/she now shops at Walmart. More than two-thirds of states (38) have adult obesity rates above 25 percent. In 1991, no state had an obesity rate above … Continue reading

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst …

What is the most broken part of the U.S. healthcare system.  End of life care (Careful, it’s not Sunday morning feel good stuff): “Without all of you, he never would have known what chocolate ice cream tastes like.”

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Objectively Anti-Veteran

Michelle Bachmann, Tea Party idol and all around mouth breathing idiot, thinks the VA’s health care budget should be frozen: Tea party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has unveiled a plan for cutting $400 billion in federal spending that includes … Continue reading

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House v. Senate

Would the excise tax on high-dollar plans actually help to keep costs down? Maybe: But Dr. Rubin said UnitedHealthcare’s approach is particularly aggressive and might be part of a wave of pressure insurance companies feel from employers to cut costs … Continue reading

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Pull The Plug?

Did Nancy Pelosi just pull the plug on health care reform? She did not say that in so many words. But … “I don’t see the votes for it at this time,” Pelosi said. “The members have been very clear … Continue reading

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