Post Tagged with: "Medicare"

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

“It is long past time that we recognize health care is a right, not a privilege.” Sen. Bernie Sanders

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 […]

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More Than 11,000 People Injured Or Killed Every Day In The US Because Of Medical Mistakes (Video)

More Than 11,000 People Injured Or Killed Every Day In The US Because Of Medical Mistakes (Video)

  With all of the political showmanship and game playing going on in Washington of late, there’s a good chance you missed some important information that came out of Thursdays Senate Hearing on healthcare mistakes. A key revelation that came out of the hearing is the fact that medical mistakes […]

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Here’s How Obamacare Is Confirming The Worst Fear Of The GOP

If there's one thing you can count on the "liberal" media to NOT report on, it's Obamacare (ACA) success stories. Well, we're here to pick up the slack. Image: Will O'Neill

Some may think it is wishful thinking to believe that Obamacare leads up to a single payer Medicare for all type system. It is not.

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Scalia: Capitalism And ‘Traditional Christian Values’ Deeply Tied Together

Scalia: Capitalism And ‘Traditional Christian Values’ Deeply Tied Together

On Friday, Justice Scalia spoke in Texas where he came out against part of the United States Constitution while proclaiming that Capitalism was Christian.

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Same-Sex Couples Now File Joint Returns, Receive Medicare Benefits: IRS, HHS Announce New Policy

Same-Sex Couples Now File Joint Returns, Receive Medicare Benefits: IRS, HHS Announce New Policy

This is tantamount to a declaration – the federal government is making it very clear that a marriage is a marriage as far as they are concerned.

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CNN Fails To Fact Check Outrageous Lies About Medicare Made By Right Wing Heritage Foundation (VIDEO)

CNN Fails To Fact Check Outrageous Lies About Medicare Made By Right Wing Heritage Foundation (VIDEO)

CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday forgot to include the disclaimer that there would be no fact checking and, from right wing shill Jim DeMint at least, no facts.

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80 Years Of Republican Bullsh*t (QUIZ)

Image from BlogComplete.

Republicans have been using the same lies for 8 decades. Don’t believe us? Then try to match up the lie to the Republican. Good luck!

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Red States Are The Real Welfare States

Red States Are The Real Welfare States

Red states are really parasites and gold-diggers when it comes to collecting Federal dollars even though they are the most vociferous about government spending

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John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

John Boehner Hopes To Get His Spending Cuts By Holding The Debt Ceiling Hostage…Again

Why is Boehner again holding the debt ceiling hostage? It’s past time for him and his party to stop this type of childish ploy and actually get to work.

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24 Policies That Republicans Supported BEFORE They Were Against Them

24 Policies That Republicans Supported BEFORE They Were Against Them

Since President Obama took the oath of office in January 2009, Republicans have reversed their stances on many different policies and beliefs. Here are 24 of them.

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How Much Do Immigrants REALLY Take From Medicare? You’ll Be Shocked (VIDEO)

Photo from the Courier Journal. http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130529/PRIME07/305290102/Study-Immigrants-dollars-subsidize-Medicare

From what the GOP says, you’d think immigrants come to America to mooch off a threadbare healthcare system that’s the laughing stock of the developed world.

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Federal Deficit Falls A Shocking 32% Under Obama, Will It Be Enough To Quiet GOP?

Deficit plunges; image @TexasPolicy

Long-term, we’re still in trouble due to a variety of factors, and neither our government nor our media seem to know how to actually look at the federal deficit.

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Double & Triple Dipping Republicans Want You To Tighten Your Belt As They Steal Even More

Double & Triple Dipping Republicans Want You To Tighten Your Belt As They Steal Even More

Governor Rick Perry of Texas is privy to pay of $240,000 per year. That is your tax dollars going to the small government preacher, Governor Rick Perry.

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10 Reasons Why Even This Baby Elephant Has More In Common With The American People Than The GOP

The irrelephant in the room is burying its head in the sand. Photo from Pastor Sky McCracken. http://revdsky.blogspot.com/2012/06/inconvenient-truths.html

The majority of Americans disagree with Republicans on today’s hot-button issues, and all the gerrymandering and voter suppression in the world can’t change that.

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Boehner Admits There Is No Immediate Debt Crisis But Wants Cuts Anyway

Boehner Admits There Is No Immediate Debt Crisis But Wants Cuts Anyway

John Boehner sat down to rattle off the latest Republican talking points, saying he’s against raising their taxes by even a few percentage points and would rather make cuts to social programs.

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Michele Bachmann Wants To Cure Alzheimer’s By Lowering Taxes (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann Wants To Cure Alzheimer’s By Lowering Taxes (VIDEO)

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) sounded almost like a Democrat (or at least a heal the sick sort of Christian) for nearly a minute and 20 seconds.

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Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson Blasts Paul Ryan And His Deadly Budget Plan (VIDEO)

Rep. Alan Grayson takes on Paul Ryan; image @TheRawStory.com

‘In one case after another, you look at his principles, you look at his vision, and they’re a nightmare for America.’

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‘USA Today’ Writer Calls Greatest Generation ‘Coddled’ And ‘Entitled’

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 14th, 1935. Photo from Wikipedia.

Okay, we already know the GOP doesn’t care about women, the young, minorities, or LGBT people. Now they’re telling the elderly they’re acting ‘entitled?’

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Krugman To Obama: Stop Listening To The GOP, It’s The Economy, Not The Deficit, Stupid

Krugman To Obama: Stop Listening To The GOP, It’s The Economy, Not The Deficit, Stupid

The President has fallen into the Republican trap: a false narrative that the biggest crises facing America are our national debt and our budget deficits.

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President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

President Obama’s Approval Highest In 3 Years While GOP’s Stands At Record Low

The findings may give the president political leverage to get some of his demands met by Congress, and puts pressure on Congressional Republicans to actually do something real about the sequester.

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