The Insanity Around Hospital Health Care Charges

I am not going to dig too deep into this topic today, but after my recent experience it becomes more and more apparent that we need a universal single payer system and that pricing for health care services is completely out of control. Early in October, I had my second…

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This Is Happening in Wisconsin Not Appalachia:

First, apologies to those who can’t access the article…JSOnline has this one behind their pay wall: Lake Area Free Clinic saw the need for better access to dental care — and did something about it. But I am going to quote as much of it as I can…that I deem…

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Tammy Baldwin understands the need for health care reform; it’s personal

When I was first diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis three years ago, the hardest part wasn’t the partial blindness, the loss of bladder control, or having to use a walker to get around; it was spending hours each day on the phone dealing with my private insurance company. As anyone with…

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Apparently his coverage left something to be desired?

Time for real health care reform…

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The GOP’s “inconvenient truth” about the individual health insurance mandate

Yesterday I wrote about the ruling by U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson striking down the individual mandate provision of the health care reform legislation passed by Democrats and signed into law by President Barack Obama. Predictably, Republicans were quick to laud the decision, but today I thought we all could…

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Health care mandate ruled unconstitutional

Yesterday U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson struck down the individual mandate provision of the health care reform legislation passed by Democrats and signed into law by President Barack Obama. The mandate would have required Americans to purchase health insurance by 2014 or face a penalty. Here’s some of what Hudson…

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NYT Editorial and Senator Feingold

Obviously I agree with the New York Times on this one, or I wouldn’t bother re-posting it here. But the vacuous campaign being run by Mr. Ron Johnson hasn’t gone unnoticed nationally! When it came to the actual details of governing, Senator Russ Feingold, a Democrat of Wisconsin, trounced his…

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Do as I say, not as I do…

The list of hypocrisy and lack of understanding any real issue, seemingly shows up every time Ron Johnson speaks. Which is why RoJo has been in hiding. Even though he has had some DOOZIES, his biggest one might be his stance on health care. He came out early, calling the…

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Ron Johnson Doesn’t Want to Answer?

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured GOP US Senate candidate Ron Johnson in it’s Election 2010 coverage on Saturday September 25th, 2010. The may thrust of the conversation was federal spending and what Mr. Johnson thought was a better idea for federal budgeting. But he still hasn’t defined where he thinks…

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This IS Personal!

Recently one of my favorite writers, William Rivers Pitt, write a column about the \"values voter\" summit and the remarks of Mike Huckabee. We know Mike Huckabee as the ex governor of Arkansas, presidential hopeful and fox news contributor had this to say: When Republicans attack health care reform, Democrats…

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