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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 facility in Miami all too well...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 until...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 demonstrates lack of...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 equates to the...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 meets Tuesday with President Barack Obama, the Associated Press reported, another sign that a big...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 was supposed to release them either 7 days...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 to deal...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. But those staff positions weren't limited because there was...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 Medicare will be the massive reduction in costs represented by the "advantage...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 for a 20 point loss...More