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Category Archives: AffordableCareAct

Health clinic closures put women’s lives at risk

What happens when clinics providing healthcare services to women close? Among other things, American women will needlessly die. That’s the horrifying conclusion from a recent study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology. Designed to gauge the impact of the closures of 100 women’s

Donald Trump’s color-coded geography of hate

“When I am president, I will work to ensure that all of our kids are treated equally, and protected equally,” Donald Trump declared on July 22, 2016, as he accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president. “Every action I take, I will ask myself: does

The most important issue for Democrats in 2020? The courts

As the 2020 election season heats up, voters’ priorities are coming into sharper focus. As in years past, there is a great divergence in what each party ranks as its top issues. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center found that Republicans identify terrorism, the

Meet the Press host disappoints serious journalist Chuck Todd

In late May, President Donald Trump shocked many when he rejected the assessments of his own administration and U.S. allies about recent North Korean violations of United Nations resolutions regarding its ballistic missile program. In response to Trump’s support for the “very smart man” in

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 114)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1303. Used unofficial communication

The Mad King Continues to Scare Republican Senators.

Some of the gutless GOP Senators decided to blab to the Washington Post and Politico about the latest meeting they had with the Mad King Trump.  The Mad King is feeling GREAT! and wants to fuck over Puerto Rico and take away healthcare from millions. 

Republicans and “Political Capital.”

Give Republicans a victory, and they think they  have “political capital” to gut the social safety net.  Crooks and Liars has this link to the latest version of the Tigerbeat on the Potomac with regards Trump’s latest efforts to eliminate the ACA.  Appears that Trump

IL-Sen: Dick Durbin (D) Builds Momentum For The Medicare At 50 Act

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin’s (D. IL) re-election campaign: For too long, quality, affordable health care could only be accessed by the healthiest and wealthiest Americans. The Affordable Care Act helped level the playing field, but our work isn’t done until health