Category Archives: Politics

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

Lupus Advocacy Day 2011


Originally posted at DailyKos, but everything I post there gets lost in overload. Lupus kills. Today was Lupus Advocacy Day 2011. It’s too late for Barbara, but maybe we can save someone else. We need more research.

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Police to drop off undocumented immigrants at Congressional Offices? Only in Texas.


That’s right. A state legislator in Texas has introduced a bill to instruct law enforcement to turn over custody of undocumented immigrants (“illegal aliens”) to members of Congress. (ht ThinkProgress).

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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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WikiLeaks


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

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Mike Huckabee lauds ousting of Iowa justices over gay marriage, courts evangelicals


Mike Huckabee lauds ousting of Iowa justices over gay marriage, courts evangelicals. Mike Huckabee is one scary guy. And this isn’t a recent revelation for me. Allow me to direct you to my past commentary on his 2008 Presidential run. … Continue reading

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More Republican hypocrisy


Exclusive: Bankruptcy of Edwards challenger Bill Flores’ business cost taxpayers $7.5 million | The Dallas Morning News … Although Bill Flores, a retired Bryan energy executive, has said all creditors were fully repaid with interest, court records show otherwise. The … Continue reading

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This is good country music!


Can you tell I’m from Texas? Nothing better than Gary P. Nunn and Jerry Jeff Walker when I’m feeling low! Posted from WordPress for Android

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Thank A Liberal


http://www.whitehouse2.org/documents/296-thank-a-liberal Posted from WordPress for Android

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So you hate Islam, and all Muslims are terrorists?


Maybe you would benefit from these words from our President. Or maybe you think he’s secretly Muslim too. YouTube – Complete Obama Press Conference(8).

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