Tag Archives: AHCA

The War Against Rectitude

President Trump is becoming ever more sad and cynical, day by day revealing his tortured relationship to the truth. We cannot deny, at least to ourselves, the eroding of principles and moral virtue by our president and those surrounding him in the White House. Equally as disappointing is the deafening silence from the majority in […]

Takin’ It To The Streets

You don’t know me but I’m your brother; I was raised here in this living hell. You don’t know my kind in your world. Fairly soon the time will tell. You – telling me the things you’re gonna do for me. I ain’t blind and I don’t like what I think I see. Takin’ it […]

Right to Life

Cancer, diabetes, bipolar, addictions, pre-existing conditions. Who cares if we live or die as long we’re no longer in the womb.   Seniors and the poor face higher costs and less coverage; babies born sick get none. Where has compassion gone? Is this still my country?   People in the top 1% of wealth get […]

7 Consequences of AHCA

Rachel Maddow, who, like her or not, has a degree in Health Policy, explains the bottom line in the AHCA – who is hurt and who is helped by the American Health Care Act, just passed 217 to 213 in the House of Representatives.

Health Care

It’s rare that I write a wholly political post. And frankly, I wish this topic didn’t even enter the realm of politics. Unfortunately, it does because of statements like former Republican Representative and radio talk show host Joe Walsh’s tweet in response to Jimmy Kimmel’s1 recent story about his newborn son’s heart condition: “Sorry Jimmy […]