As Kenan Thompson Would Say ” What’s Up With That?”

So I recently returned to scrolling through an ostensibly progressive Facebook page that I had seriously neglected throughout much of the last year or so, the Wisconsin Urban and Rural Progressive Coalition, and I saw a post asking people to sign a petition from National Nurses United asking Rep. Gwen…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: Employer Provided Health Insurance Isn’t A Viable Model.

Most of my life I have had employer provided health insurance except for the period when I was self-employed and bought my own on the open market. But that was over 40 years ago and it was actually rather affordable. But as we watched the pandemic ravage our country and…

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Bernie Sanders Really Is A One Trick Pony

I am very disappointed that we are down to Senator Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Neither of them were on my favorites list but I will vote for whoever is the final nominee. Still not sure who I will vote for in April. But right now, Senator Sanders isn’t making…

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John Oliver Opines On Medicare For All!

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Iowa progressives endorse Bernie Sanders and Medicare for All. Wisconsin progressives should follow suit.

Greetings Blogging Blue readers! It’s been quite some time since I’ve graced these pages with my particular brand of progressive proselytizing, but the moment that’s upon us is one that even this cynical, jaded, retired and tired old man (sort of) can’t sit back and ignore any longer. So pour…

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Bernie Sanders vs. The Democratic Party

Let’s circle back to Senator Bernie Sanders’ (I – VT) campaign appearance in Milwaukee for The League of United Latin American Citizens convention. Senator Sanders won the 2016 Wisconsin Presidential Primary and intends to do so again. So he brought his program of Medicare of All, Student Loan forgiveness, $15…

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I Told You Not To Call It Medicare For All

Frequent readers know that I am a proponent of comprehensive universal single payer health insurance for the United States. And you probably already know that I have complained about using the term Medicare For All for the universal health plan proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders (I – VT) and others….

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The Leader of the Party of Healthcare Has NO Idea

President Donald Trump has taken every side possible on healthcare that a Republican can hold…all in like a week! First he urged the courts to negate the entire Affordable Care Act…pissing off the Democrats and blindsiding the Republicans in Congress…and totally opposite to many of the things he’s been saying…

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The Insulin Price Crisis, The Canary in the Healthcare Coal Mine!

Just as coal mines slowly slip into history, it’s time that the United States comes to the realization that our healthcare system is similarly past its useful life. And just maybe the current crisis around insulin pricing is the wake up call we need…people are actually dying…and it’s totally uncalled…

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Leah Vukmir Thinks Medicare is Chaos

During her five minutes of fame at the Trump rally in Mosinee yesterday, State Senator Leah Vukmir took a swipe at her opponent, US Senator Tammy Baldwin, for her stand on Medicare for all. “She calls it Medicare for all” Vukmir said. “I call it chaos for all” Considering that…

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