Tagged: Obamacare

What’s at Stake

What’s at Stake

  You might find it difficult to sort out just what’s at stake in this year’s US general election. The media are distracted by side issues – Donald Trump’s hair versus Bernie Sanders’ hair for instance....

Health Care Showdown

Health Care Showdown

My friend Jan is a breast cancer survivor. To her, Obamacare has been a godsend. A key provision of the health care act prevents insurers from rejecting her as they could before the law...

A Sick Supreme Court

A Sick Supreme Court

  The United States system of government sits on three pillars – Congress, the Presidency and the Supreme Court. I’m sure you know how rotten Congress has become, and you either love or hate...

Hope, Change and Rage

Hope, Change and Rage

It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out nor more doubtful of success nor more dangerous to handle than to initiate a new order of things. As you can...

Health Care and Politics

Health Care and Politics

  The technician drawing my blood this morning has a simple solution for America’s healthcare problems – a government run, single-payer system. Everyone should have the same health care, she says – even the...

Scott’s Forked Tongue

Scott’s Forked Tongue

I didn’t vote for Rick Scott. I don’t see how anyone could. But the majority of Florida’s voters don’t see things my way. They re-elected the man as our governor. Now, they’re getting what...

Kill Obamacare? Are You Kidding?

Kill Obamacare? Are You Kidding?

Oh the suspense! Oh the drama! Oh the dazzling cut and thrust of scholarly debate! Where would the media be without such great theater? Yes, I’m talking about the Obamacare case being pondered by the highest court...

Picking on the President

Picking on the President

  I am at a loss to understand what Barack Obama did to deserve such widespread hostility. Get elected maybe? Get reelected? He certainly has not accomplished all the things he set out to...

Medicare for All!

Medicare for All!

  Enough fooling around. It’s time to go for a single-payer health insurance system in the US. I know, Republicans will freak out. But so what? They’re freaking out over Obamacare. Not just freaking...

A Toxic Supreme Court

A Toxic Supreme Court

  The US Supreme Court has once again demonstrated its dangerous political and religious bias. In a majority decision, the court has ruled that a company may deny birth control coverage to employees if the...