Post Tagged with: "Medicare"

MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 15:  An Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Today, is the deadline to sign up for a plan under the Affordable Care Act for people that want to be insured on January 1, 2016.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Thanks To Obamacare, America Will Save $2.6 Trillion In Healthcare Spending

All the doom and gloom the GOP has peddled for the last six years has shown to be nothing but right-wing conspiracy talk

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
SUTTON, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 07: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, in his role as President of the Royal Marsden NHS (National Health Service) Foundation Trust, watches as lead surgeon Pardeep Kumar, performs surgery for the removal of a bladder tumour on a male patient during a visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital on November 07, 2013 in Sutton, Greater London. (Photo by Lefteris Pitarakis - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Doctors Agree: Single-Payer Is The Way To Go

Thousands of physicians have already endorsed the plan and more are signing on every day.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Here’s Paul Ryan’s Nauseating Agenda For Congress, Try Not To Gag (VIDEO)

The GOP may have a new face in the speaker position, but Ryan’s agenda is full of the same tired, old republican garbage.

by Randa Morris· · News
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8 Disgusting Things To Remind You Just Who Right-Wing Soon-To-Be Speaker Paul Ryan Really Is (IMAGES)

From Ayn Rand to Medicare vouchers and fetal personhood laws, this dude is bad news for America. Here’s why you should be worried…

by Sarah Burris· · News
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Kentucky Republican Calls For Drug Testing Senior Citizens Who Use Medicare (VIDEO)

The Republican obsession with drug testing American citizens has reached a brand new low and this time the targets are senior citizens who use Medicare.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Obamacare Scores Another Major Victory As Uninsured Rate Plummets

Wasn’t Obamacare supposed to destroy healthcare and ruin America and Freedom™?

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Mike Huckabee Shows Off His Bigotry, Idiocy, And Warmongering, All In One Single Debate

Abortion, Planned Parenthood, the Iran deal, Social Security and Medicare…GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee had something to say about all of this during last night’s presidential debate.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Senior Citizen Publicly Slams Jeb Bush At Town Hall Event For Targeting Medicare

Senior Citizen Publicly Slams Jeb Bush At Town Hall Event For Targeting Medicare

If there is one thing that senior citizens won’t tolerate it’s a hack politician who tries to take away their hard-earned Medicare.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Jeb Bush Wants Us To Work More, Have No Benefits And No Medicare When We Retire

Jeb Bush Wants Us To Work More, Have No Benefits And No Medicare When We Retire

Here’s Jeb Bush’s life plan for you: work, work some more, work some more again, then die. Don’t dare get sick.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
How A Rattlesnake Bite Turned Into A $153,000 Hospital Bill (VIDEO)

How A Rattlesnake Bite Turned Into A $153,000 Hospital Bill (VIDEO)

And no, this is not Obamacare’s fault.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

Still think Bernie Sanders is a fringe candidate? A huge majority of us agree with him on 10 major issues. Numbers 6 and 8 may surprise you.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Sorry, Poor People — New Study Proves The Wealthy Literally Live Longer (IMAGES)

Sorry, Poor People — New Study Proves The Wealthy Literally Live Longer (IMAGES)

The system is set up for those at the top to thrive and keep thriving, and those at the bottom to struggle and die off.

by Sarah· · News
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Senate Republicans Pass Sadistic Budget: End Medicare, Slash Food Stamps, Increase Military Spending

This is what the Republican Party truly stands for: Eternal war paid for on the backs of the poor, the sick and the elderly.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill To Strengthen And Expand Social Security (VIDEO)

Boxes and boxes of petitions, signed by more than two million US citizens, were hauled into the nation’s capital on March 12. The petitions were in support of the Social Security Expansion Act, introduced by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

by Randa Morris· · News
New Study Shows That Baby Boomers Are Depressed (And They Should Be)

New Study Shows That Baby Boomers Are Depressed (And They Should Be)

The future is socially liberal and that simply enrages conservative Baby Boomers.

by Justin Rosario· · News
You won't believe the appalling amount of money we spend on Social Security... oh, wait a minute... Image by Elisabeth Parker.

You Won’t Believe The Appalling Amount We Spend On Social Security (INFOGRAPHIC)

This simple pie chart shows our Social Security budget is NOT sustainable.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News

Bernie Sanders Calls On President Obama To ‘Get Out His Veto Pen’

Bernie Sanders has a few words for President Obama: use your veto pen.

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Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says He Doesn’t Feel Bad About People Losing Their Health Insurance

In a single statement during a Supreme Court hearing, conservative Justice Antonin Scalia again demonstrated that he’s not only a poor example of a judge, he’s a poor example of a human being as well.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Actor Martin Sheen Strongly Defends Medicare And Social Security In Ad Urging Seniors To Vote For Democrats (VIDEO)

In one of the strongest defenses of Social Security and Medicare in the 2014 Election, The West Wing actor Martin Sheen urged senior citizens to vote for Democrats to save the programs from destruction by the GOP.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
“It is long past time that we recognize health care is a right, not a privilege.” Sen. Bernie Sanders

Health Spending Projections Are Sharply Lower Than 5 Years Ago Despite #ACA Expansions (VIDEO/CHARTS)

Medicare is not in the toilet despite Republican’s gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair. The outlook for this wildly successful program is excellent. It looks like the projections made just five years ago – in 2009 have changed to show Medicare costs are right at 2.6 percentage points lower than […]

by Gloria Christie· · News