Category Archives: Activism

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us


Originally posted on Health & Family:
Corrections Appended: February 26, 2013 1. Routine Care, Unforgettable Bills When Sean Recchi, a 42-year-old from Lancaster, Ohio, was told last March that he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, his wife Stephanie knew she had to…

Posted in Activism, Healthcare, Politics, Single payer

Will You Cry for Me, John Boehner?


Tell Speaker Boehner Who He Should be Crying For Below, share your personal struggle with the healthcare system (anonymously if you prefer) or share other reasons for concern (like how millions will fall into poverty if Congress cuts Medicare) with … Continue reading

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Fun with MUD


“You only have those rights you are willing to defend.” Continue reading

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WikiLeaks


Is the 1st Amendment worth two minutes of your time? Continue reading

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Noblesse oblige


Noblesse oblige Noblesse oblige is the motto of the National Honor Society. But before I ever heard of NHS, I knew “noblesse oblige.” I learned it from a teacher in the sixth grade. I came up through school before “TAG” … Continue reading

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Sign of the Economy?


My 2002 Ford Explorer needs engine work, and I cannot afford to do it. I also really can’t afford to own an SUV and run it in this economy either. Back when I bought it, things were quite different. I … Continue reading

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Tell President Obama: Don’t Appeal DOMA Decision


From me via the Courage Campaign: I just signed on to a letter from the Courage Campaign to President Obama asking him to not appeal a decision that gave us a major victory in the fight for equality for LGBT … Continue reading

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