Monthly Archives: June 2017

Trump Just Did A Big Favor For Employers, Including His Own Family Business

HUFFINGTON POST The president’s conservative nominees for the National Labor Relations Board could reverse a progressive era at the agency. By Dave Jamieson YURI GRIPAS / REUTERS   WASHINGTON ― When it comes to the power balance between workers and … Continue reading

Posted in Labor, NLRB, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Analysis: Mitch McConnell Plans To Hide Trumpcare’s Pain Until After Midterms

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Michael McAuliff June 27, 2017 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks following a closed-door Senate GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill on June 27, 2017. Senate Republicans announced they will … Continue reading

Posted in Better Care Reconciliation Act, Health Care, Medicaid, Trump, trumpcare | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

A Cruel Joke — 13 men are in charge of healthcare for all American women.

POSTED IN THE GUARDIAN Lucia Graves Wednesday 28 June 2017  11.34 EDT   Regressive gender politics are resurgent in 2017, as demonstrated by a Republican bill that would be devastating to women’s health John Barrasso, Mitch McConnell, and John Cornyn: three … Continue reading

Posted in AHCA, American Health Care Act, Birth Control, Family Issues, Family Planning, Health Care, Medicaid, Planned Parenthood, Pre-existing Conditions, Trump, trumpcare | Leave a comment

Let A Senator Know How You Feel About the BCRA

For those interested in pressuring senators to oppose the BCRA, here is a list of “No” and “Undecideds” compiled by Huffington Post.  A link to contact information appears at the bottom of the post. Here’s a look at where McConnell’s … Continue reading

Posted in AHCA, American Health Care Act, Better Care Reconciliation Act, Health Care, Trump, trumpcare | Leave a comment

I Would Short Tourism to the USA

I can personally confirm the unpopularity of DT and the USA in Switzerland where I am currently! Apparently the sentiment is wide spread: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-image-survey-idUSKBN19I00F?utm_source=applenews http://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-9/html/container.html World News | Tue Jun 27, 2017 | 7:28am EDT Image of the United States … Continue reading

Posted in foreign policy, Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely

Posted by AARP Posted on 06/23/2017 by Susan Reinhard, Jean Accius, Lynda Flowers, and Ari Houser |  Print The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) now under consideration in the Senate would drastically alter the Medicaid program. The proposed Senate bill … Continue reading

Posted in AHCA, American Health Care Act, Better Care Reconciliation Act, Health Care, Medicaid, Trump, trumpcare | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Are you 64 and making $56,800 a year? Welcome to a $20,500 Trumpcare insurance premium

Posted on Daily Kos By Joan McCarter Monday Jun 26, 2017 · 5:37 PM EDT Popular vote loser Donald Trump freely admits he called the House version of Trumpcare “mean, mean, mean” and also claimed that he wanted a Senate bill … Continue reading

Posted in AHCA, American Health Care Act, Better Care Reconciliation Act, Health Care, Medicaid, Trump, trumpcare | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments