Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Lamar W. Hankins :
When conscience rules…

There may be a silver lining to religion-based attacks on the ACA. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 The legal cases filed against the Affordable Care Act requirements that health insurance include contraceptive coverage … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
When conscience rules…

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Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012.Dr. Stephen R. Keister, 1921-2012:Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister By Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2012 It seems the cancer always wins! Tomorrow I go to the Manchester … finish reading Thorne Webb Dreyer and Sarito Carol Neiman : Bon Voyage, Doctor Keister

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : I Cry for my Country

I cry for my country:The state of health care in America “Laissez-faire, supply-and-demand, — one begins to be weary of all of that. Leave all to egotism, to ravenous greed of money, of pleasure, of applause; — it is the … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : I Cry for my Country

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Approaching 90, I Despair for my Country

Image from Free Health Care News.As I approach my 90th year:I despair for the state of my country(and its corrupted health care system) I look at the Republican ‘debates’ and wonder, where did we — as a supposedly enlightened society … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Approaching 90, I Despair for my Country

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : America and the Big Lie

Art from Macho Response. Sold down the river: America and the big lie By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / August 17, 2011 “Tell big lies. Do not qualify or concede a point, no matter how wrong … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : America and the Big Lie

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

The picture of poverty in America. Image from Bay View.Poverty and public health:The social causes of death in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 29, 2011 “[The] incredible absolute size and commanding market positions [of … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Poverty and Public Health in America

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Saving Granny from Vouchercare

Political cartoon by Nick Anderson / Houston Chronicle.Unkindest cut of all:Saving Granny from Vouchercare By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 15, 2011 “Avarice has so seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Saving Granny from Vouchercare

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Democrats, Medicare, and the ‘Jaws of Victory’

Jaws: Leaving an opening for the Republicans.From the jaws of victory…The Democrats, Medicare andthe ‘winning message’ By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / June 1, 2011 “In a country well governed poverty is something to be ashamed … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Democrats, Medicare, and the ‘Jaws of Victory’

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

Cartoon by tunin-s / toonpool.com.The mouse that roared:Fighting money-driven medicine By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 18, 2011 As I look at the health care situation in this country, I am reminded of the Peter … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Fighting Money-Driven Medicine

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

The Republicans are back. Image from xrodgers / Flickr.Renew attack on poor, elderly, infirm:Republicans back from Easter break By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / May 5, 2011 “Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality. … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Back from Break, Republicans Resume Assault on Poor and Infirm

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care and the Congress from Bedlam

Birth of the Republican Congress: “The Interior of Bedlam” (Bethlem Royal Hospital), from A Rake’s Progress by William Hogarth, 1763. Image from McCormick Library, Northwestern University / Wikimedia Commons.The Congress from Bedlam:Health care and American prioritiesBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care and the Congress from Bedlam

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Calvinism, Pride in Ignorance, and Health Care Reform

John Calvin: Some are blessed by God.Reflecting on the health care law:Flawed bill fixes some problems By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / September 23, 2010 There has been time for reflection about the health care legislation … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Calvinism, Pride in Ignorance, and Health Care Reform

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