Monthly Archives: September 2017

An Act of Mass Suicide

If the U.S. Adopts the G.O.P.’s Health-Care Bill, It Would Be an Act of Mass Suicide   By Atul Gawande September 22, 2017 There is not a single metric of health or health care that the Graham-Cassidy plan—co-sponsored by Senator … Continue reading

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Memo to Trump Fans: Conman-in-Chief Will Betray You All

OPINION PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY THE DAILY BEAST WHAT’D YOU EXPECT?   He’s swindled and lied to everyone he’s dealt with his entire adult life. So why did you, Trump voter, think you’d be any different? Wake up. RICK WILSON 09.18.17 … Continue reading

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Graham-Cassidy — The Last-Ditch Effort By Republicans To Replace ACA: What You Need To Know

Republican efforts in Congress to “repeal and replace” the federal Affordable Care Act are back from the dead. Again. By Julie Rovner September 19, 2017 Sen. Lindsey Graham (right), stands with Sen. Bill Cassidy (left), Sen. Dean Heller and Sen. Ron … Continue reading

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Welcoming refugees brings unexpected economic benefits

The Trump Administration continues to govern with a blind eye toward inconvenient facts and analyses. Stephen Miller, Trump’s top white nationalist advisor in the White House, reportedly rejected a study proving refugees contribute significantly more to U.S. revenue than they cost.   From … Continue reading

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Governors’ Letter Opposing the Graham-Cassidy Bill

September 19, 2017 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate 317 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Charles E. Schumer Minority Leader United States Senate 322 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel Shreds the Graham-Cassidy Bill

From his monologue:   “I know you guys are going to find this hard to believe. But a few months ago, after my son had open heart surgery … a senator named Bill Cassidy from Louisiana, was on my show … Continue reading

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Letter to Sen. McCain

From Max Plesset MD (Springs, East Hampton) Dear Senator McCain, I have always respected your independence, judgement and thoughtful decision making. Now you have a serious malignancy and I am sorry for that. Undoubtedly you are receiving the best of … Continue reading

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