Category Archives: Medicare

This Is The Real Obamacare

I’m just going to copy and paste this story directly from the recc’d list at Daily Kos, with some commentary below the story.  The author is Old Redneck and the title is She couldn’t stop crying and hugging everyone in sight … Continue reading

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Florida’s Medicaid Meltdown

Governor Voldemort has been wreaking havoc in the United States since the mid-1980s at least.  He was Chairman and CEO of the company that had to pay the largest fraud settlement in US History (it cost Columbia/HCA more than 2 … Continue reading

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Pound of Makeup? Check. False Eyelashes? Check. Vet Your Guests?…OOPS!

This is pathetic, even by Fox standards: Evidently, after Salon’s Eric Stern exposed Sean Hannity’s ACA shoppers as completely bogus, Megyn Kelly decided she wasn’t getting caught in that trap. In a segment on her new show, the Kelly File, … Continue reading

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Today’s Stupid Conservative Quotes

Besides actually looking like the gatekeeper to hell, Charles Krauthammer sounds as uncaring as the devil, himself. He had this to say on Obamacare: But the strategy here is to hook Americans on the subsidized health insurance. They just announced … Continue reading

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How To Piss Off 51% Of Voters: A Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1 – Gather together a group of close-minded, bigoted male friends for a meeting. Step 2 – In said meeting, make decisions about body parts that you don’t even have. Step 3 – Also in said meeting, do not … Continue reading

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What Paul Ryan Hopes You Gloss Over In His *New* Budget

This morning, Paul Ryan released a rehashed version of the “Path to Prosperity” – and it’s nearly identical to the Romney/Ryan economic blueprint roundly rejected by Americans in November. Medicare is turned into a voucher system, Medicaid is block-granted to the states, … Continue reading

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Ryan Borrows a Page From Romney’s Playbook

Republicans have done it to America again – plucked some less than qualified dolt from the party rank and file and convinced them they could run the country. Many believe Paul Ryan will seek his party’s nomination in 2016, which … Continue reading

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Obama’s Got a Brand New Bag

“I’ve got such a bully pulpit.” –Teddy Roosevelt Inaugural addresses usually seek to inspire, rally the country together, commit us to our ideals and lay out a vision for the future.  Obama’s speech today did all that, but it also … Continue reading

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Republicans don’t know S-H-I-T about the social safety net

There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up. Rex Stout, Death of a Doxy The latter clearly refers to the numbers Republicans pull out of their asses on Social Security and … Continue reading

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Moms Rising Counter Protest

I posted Tuesday on a Salon report on Campaign to Fix the Debt, which appears to be a faux grassroots organization leading people to believe they’re concerned about the debt. In reality, they’re funded by rich, fat cats pushing to … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Our Fellow Dems Need Their Asses Kicked

Like many of you, I was shocked to read that in the fake “fiscal cliff” talks Republicans are, once again, working to cut Social Security payments and raise the eligibility age for Medicare.  After losing an election where much of … Continue reading

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The GOP Needs to Move Further Right and Suppress the Vote Better: A Modest Proposal

It would appear that many of these “voters” gathered the wrong message from our pitch.  As he poured my wine, Reginald observed that Romney, old boy, convinced the commoners he’d had such an illustrious career in the private sector that … Continue reading

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