Post Tagged with: "Medicare"

10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

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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.

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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.

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Senate Republicans Pass Sadistic Budget: End Medicare, Slash Food Stamps, Increase Military Spending

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

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Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill To Strengthen And Expand Social Security (VIDEO)

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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

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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.

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Actor Martin Sheen Strongly Defends Medicare And Social Security In Ad Urging Seniors To Vote For Democrats (VIDEO)

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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.

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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)

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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)

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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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