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Broken Promises & Bald-Faced Lies: Clinton & Sanders Stumble Their Way Towards Support From HIV/AIDS Actvists

bernie sanders and hillary clinton

Under most circumstances, it would have been hard to begrudge Hillary Clinton too much for saying a few nice things about Nancy Reagan at her funeral earlier this year. Regardless of your feelings...Read more

Single-payer Healthcare: The hard sell

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are tapping into the electorate’s disaffection with status quo politicians. On the Republican side, other political outsiders are also reaping the benefits of the...Read more

There Are Such Unfortunates: Failing To Deal With Severe Mental Illness in Recovery

How the hell did I get here is a question that comes about with a fair amount of frequency in the course of an alcoholic or addicted life. Wind up waking up next to someone you’ve never seen before...Read more

FL-Sen: Murphy (D) Pushes FL Legislature To Come Up With Back Up Plan For SCOTUS Ruling On ACA

Received this e-mail from Rep. Patrick Murphy's (D. FL) U.S. Senate campaign: The Florida legislature has no plan in place if the Supreme Court strikes down provisions of the Affordable Care Act ...Read more

The State Mental Health “Diagnose & Dash”

On the outskirts of downtown Traverse City, Michigan, just beyond the northern tourist bustle of Front Street but before reaching the vast expanse of shopping centers and strip malls that serve as...Read more

Thanks To Obamacare, Uninsured Rate Gets Lower And Lower

As the media continues to debate the effect of "Obamacare", the fact are clear. Obamacare is working for millions of American and has decreases the uninsured rate in America drastically! See the...Read more

Florida Medicaid fraud? and where is my 15 dollars?

I am not in a good mood. I am going to get that right out front and when I am not in a good mood, a problem in Florida can get a lot of attention from me and anyone I contact. I am not in a good mood...Read more

#Obamacare is a Job Creator

#Obamacare and Jobs

For the last five years the GOP has said #Obamacare would kill jobs. And some people actually believe them. Well people, it's time to look at some data. And the data is pretty clear. #Obamacare is...Read more

Government Take-Over of Businesses

Could the Federal government "take over" health care in the United States? Many Republican politicians have claimed that the Federal government has and will continue to "take over health care in the...Read more

Florida’s Public Health Care System Part II

"No different from tens of millions of disabled Americans, my medical needs are dependent upon publicly financed institutions" . . . As a resident of South Florida, I’ve come to know the VA medical...Read more

Daily Kos saves lives and more....Do you even know how much?

ME IN AUGUST AT THE MEETUP ... VERY SICK If this story changes just one person's health and safety, it is worth it. I never knew that teeth had such an impact on a person's health and well being...Read more

Florida Medicaid . . . “An enigma, simultaneously effective, paucity, corrupt.”

“It is very expensive to provide bad medical care to poor people …” - Paul Farmer [Part I] Why is it expensive to provide “bad” medical care to poor people …? In many instances, bad medical care...Read more

Being Sick and Broke and Aging or Old

This is a picture of me taken just this past Saturday.... This is what happens when there is no dental insurance for the gets pretty rough !!!!! If you notice I did not say poor. It...Read more

NC-Gov: McCrory (R) To Meet With Obama To Discuss Medicaid Expansion

Sounds like someone's worried about his re-election prospects: North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) says he will discuss expanding Medicaid under Obamacare when he...Read more

2014 Midterm Elections Predictions/picks

Alright, it's time for me to unveil my election predictions/picks-- election results.. long-awaited, I know!! Obviously, there is a little bias, due to fact of me being a party loyalty/homer lol. I...Read more

Ebola: An Opportunity for Positive Change

In the wake of the recent outbreak and spread of the Ebola Virus, I think it is important that a discussion on two levels occur. First, is explaining what Ebola is, and second is what should be done...Read more

One-fourth of bed alarms were broken before UCSD patient wandered away to his death

When Thomas Vera wandered away from the UC San Diego Medical Center to die in a nearby canyon, executives across the University of California Health System were cutting the staff-to-patient ratio...Read more

Four Major Effects of Health Care Reform on Medicare

Health care reform (the Senate bill as modified by the "reconciliation" package) means four related outcomes for Medicare, and its enrollees. The first, foremost and significant effect on...Read more

Ever notice how sometimes you come across somebody you shouldn't have fucked with?

The men of the Republican party believe that women and women alone are to be held responsible for the fact that humans have sex. Republicans lost women voters by 10 points nationally and are headed...Read more

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