Category Archives: American Health Care Act

Impact of AHCA on Children Alarming

 Published by Children’s Hospital Association  Gina Drioane (202) 753-5372 New research demonstrates magnitude of threat to children’s health Washington, D.C. — Our nation is at an important crossroads, with today’s decisions impacting our economy and workforce far into the future. … Continue reading

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Our Social Contract

Here is a perfect and concise explanation of what a true democracy is about. Letter: Why should I pay indeed? From Barbara Rank —  Hidden Oaks Court, Dubuque, Iowa May 12, 2017 Congressman Rod Blum in a Dubuque town hall … Continue reading

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Trump’s Support on Long Island

Carol Polsky published a nice report of interviews with 6 Long Islanders in Newsday.  These are people that voted for Trump but maybe having second thoughts at least on some issues.  We posted a similar analysis of working class voters … Continue reading

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217 House Members did Something ‘Revolting’

  Fighting words from  Jon Favreau, Co-Host of Pod Save America, Former Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama, at OFA Time to Fight: Seriously — what the House of Representatives did last week was revolting. It didn’t matter to those … Continue reading

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Scrapping ‘Essential Benefits’ May Be Biggest Health Care Change

The Pew Charitable Trusts Research & Analysis Stateline May 09, 2017 By Michael Ollove A baby is born at AnMed Health Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Anderson, South Carolina. Under the Republican health care proposal the House passed last week, … Continue reading

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New York Hosp. Assoc. “bigly” upset

My friend Mike Anthony who was a Hospital Administrator submitted this: I’m sharing with you the Greater New York Hospital Association‘s response to the House passed AHCA. Ken Raske has been in charge of GNYHA for many years and knows … Continue reading

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Despite their twisted fantasies, Republicans are nothing like Rocky or George Patton — they are political terrorists

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017 12:30 PM EDT Posted on Salon.com Drawing inspiration from real and fictional American heroes, Republicans went out and fought a war — against us CHAUNCEY DEVEGA President Trump congratulates House Republicans (Credit: Getty/Mark Wilson)   Last … Continue reading

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