Category Archives: Healthcare Repeal

Turn Your Head and Cough, Mr, Akins

Let’s listen as Bill Akins, secretary of the Pasco county Republican executive committee, gets an impromptu colonoscopy from his constituents when he goes full Palin and invokes Death Panels at a town hall: All that’s missing is the snap of … Continue reading

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Here’s Some Stupid For Your Coffee

Brainiac McBrain, from the planet Brain (Sen. Mike Lee, R-Dimwit) said in an interview: The Republican Party, faced with the catastrophic real-world consequences of repealing the Affordable Care Act, is divided over how to proceed. Some nervous Republicans want to … Continue reading

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Tom Price IS The Swamp

Well, this is brazen: “President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services bought shares in a medical device company last year and then introduced legislation in the House to help the company less than a … Continue reading

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Another GOP Portrait of Courage

While more than 100 people were waiting to meet with him, Mike Coffman sneaks out early from his own community event. #9News pic.twitter.com/NAZlXTKgQm — Nelson Garcia (@9NewsEducation) January 14, 2017 What the Tweet doesn’t mention is that Rep. Coffman was … Continue reading

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About Last Night

So in the dark of night, figuratively under a full moon, the Republicans voted to start the process of taking away healthcare from the entire nation without having any plan for replacing the Affordable Care Act: “The Senate voted 51 … Continue reading

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Keep The Pressure On

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie: WHAT REPUBLICANS ARE TALKING ABOUT — We’re hearing more and more from rank-and-file Republicans that they are afraid they’ll never be able to insure as many people as Obamacare … Continue reading

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Activism: A Progress Report, and Keep Those Calls Coming!

  Republicans want to kill the Afordable Care Act without paying a political price https://t.co/ToKx23ZVO5 pic.twitter.com/AUwzNwbubD — Bloomberg Politics (@bpolitics) January 4, 2017 First some progress to note: The Senate Contact list was clicked on 57 times yesterday, and so … Continue reading

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Call Your GOP Senators Today, NOW!

[We’re keeping this on top today: make those calls, Scissorheads. Literally, everyone who called yesterday forced the GOP to back away from gutting the Ethics Office. It works! Fresh(er) posts below! — O] We’re going to keep our promise to … Continue reading

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What the HELL is the matter with these people?

Someone should call Child Protective Services on U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga: He’s a bottom line kinda guy, and so if his own son is going to suffer all night, then you can too. And remember he’s a member of Congress, … Continue reading

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Whatever Robert Frank Is Smoking, I’d Like Some

No More Mister Nice Blog looked at the NYTimes Opinion Page (why, Why, WHY?) and found an astonishing bit of nincompoopery (emphasis his): Bad times are looming for health insurance. If Mr. Trump wants to avoid a political buzz saw, … Continue reading

Posted in Hair Führer Donald Trump, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare Repeal | 5 Comments