Category Archives: Healthcare Reform

Eiron, The Goddess of Irony, Weeps

As insulin costs rise, American diabetics make for Canada At the wheel: Lija Greenseid, a rule-abiding Minnesota mom steering her Mazda5 on a cross-border drug run. Her daughter, who is 13, has Type 1 diabetes and needs insulin. In the … Continue reading

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Like Yelp For Healthcare

And once again, the Republicans are trying to “fix” healthcare so that it matches their Randian belief system. You see, if you apply selfish self-interest to whatever ails you, a good outcome will be had by all. In other words… … Continue reading

Posted in 4th Reich, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal | 5 Comments

Legalizing Bigotry

This is alarming (emphasis mine): “WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Against Theocracy, Family Values, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal, Xristian Xraxies | 8 Comments

National Lampoon’s Vacation Was a Documentary

Canadian family drives home with father’s dead body in backseat ‘to avoid US healthcare costs’ “A Canadian family drove home from Florida with a father’s dead body in their car to avoid paying US healthcare and repatriation fees, it has … Continue reading

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Flop Flips

After resurrecting repealing Obamacare, Comrade Stupid is now saying he never said that he was planning to do it. Now, he says that he will have a Republican healthcare plan to replace the Affordable Care Act after the 2020 Goat Rodeo. … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Comrade Preznint Stupid, The Russian Usurper, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal | 6 Comments

Trump Spends That Political Capital

According to Axios’ morning email thingie, Prznint Stupid got the idea from his royal court eunuch Lindsey Graham that he has political capital to spend in the wake of the Bill Barr’s letter (enigmatic emboldening and use of bullets is … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal, racism, White Punks on Dope | 8 Comments

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Scissorhead Purplehead sends us this important message from the healthcare industry, and it kinda says it all: “The potential to deliver ‘one shot cures’ is one of the most attractive aspects of gene therapy, genetically-engineered cell … Continue reading

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Eleventy-Dimensional Chess From Mitch McConnell

Amply be-chinned Mitch McConnell is looking to make life more difficult for President Stupid’s 2020 Goat Rodeo challengers, who happen to make up about 1-in-5 Dim senators! Let’s explore! LATimes: “When you have that high a number of U.S. senators … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Goat Rodeo, Amply Be-Chinned #MoscowMitch McConnell, global climate change, Healthcare Reform | 4 Comments

PSA: Last Chance To Enroll In The ACA is Today

Judge Reed O’Connor (appointed by Chimpy McStagger) ruled that the ACA’s individual mandate is no longer constitutional because in the Billions for Billionaires Bill they removed the tax penalty for not being insured. But instead of just voiding that bit, … Continue reading

Posted in Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal | 13 Comments

PSA: Sign Up for the ACA!

Hey you guys, Affordable Care Act signups are on! The signup deadline is December 15. If you’re eligible for ACA marketplace coverage, you’re probably also eligible for generous subsidies. We can only speculate why the signups are down, but we’re … Continue reading

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