Monthly Archives: June 2017

Zeldin’s Approval of Senate Healthcare Bill Reveals His Lack of Concern for Veterans

Tester and Senate Veterans Affairs’ Committee Members Highlight Impact of Senate Health Care Plan on Veterans Approximately 7 Million Veterans’ Health Care at Risk Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (U.S. Senate) – Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Jon … Continue reading

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New County-Level Map Compares Premiums and Tax Credits Under Senate Health Bill and ACA

KAISER HEALTH NEWS Jun 23, 2017 A new interactive map from the Kaiser Family Foundation compares county-level estimates of premiums that consumers would pay under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2020 with what they’d pay under the Senate’s discussion … Continue reading

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CBO: No, seriously, the Senate bill cuts Medicaid spending

Donald Trump and his Republican cohorts are trying to convince their voter base that the Senate healthcare bill does not cut Medicaid spending.  Nothing could be further from the truth, as The Washington Post explains. By Philip Bump June 29 … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying opponent Melania Trump defends president’s Brzezinski tweets

Christopher Wilson 7 hours ago After President Trump spent part of his Thursday morning attacking MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski, his wife, Melania, defended the actions despite stating during the campaign that she would make the fight against cyberbullying her priority … Continue reading

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The Continued Tale of Mika and Joe

Hey GOP, Trump’s Misogyny and Obsession With Revenge Are Nothing New Republicans who looked past his earlier behavior shouldn’t complain now. DAVID CORN  JUN. 29, 2017 1:24 PM Chuck Burden/ZUMA   It was no shock that Donald Trump set the … Continue reading

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Presidential Commission Demands Massive Amounts of State Voter Data

nb.  This data will be made public, including Social Security numbers, if state databases contain it.  Privacy?  Who cares in the face of .000004% voter fraud?  Identity theft?  Not Kris Kobach’s problem.  Where is the leadership in this administration? A commission … Continue reading

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Politically Correct? You’re Damned Straight I Am!

Here’s the thing about folks who rail against the “Politically Correct.” Being politically correct is exactly that: being correct, or on the right side of a fact-based, or morally superior argument. It is politically correct to be against racism and … Continue reading

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