Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Culture Got a Boo-Boo? : Put a Band-Aid® on It

Health care system black and blue?Cover it up with a Bacon Strip! By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / April 24, 2010 When was the last time you saw a white band-aid? White — as in the color of … finish reading Culture Got a Boo-Boo? : Put a Band-Aid® on It

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Teabaggers Notwithstanding : Reform Mostly a Flop

Sophisticated analysis of health care reform by Atlanta teabagger, Aug. 15, 2009. Photo by Joeff Davis / Creative Loafing.Still not so good:Reflecting on health care reformBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / April 19, 2010 After a … finish reading Teabaggers Notwithstanding : Reform Mostly a Flop

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Compassion Deficit : The Triumph of Materialism

Cartoon by Stiners / The Unheard.Compassion deficit:On the unpopularity of health care reform By Sherman DeBrosse / The Rag Blog / April 6, 2010 David Broder recently wrote about interviewing people in Florida and Texas about health care reform. He … finish reading Compassion Deficit : The Triumph of Materialism

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VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : Pirates of Health-Care Reform

Corporate Pirate. Image from jacobdivett.Pirates of Health-Care Reform Of all the old pirates of story and song,Blackbeard; and Bluebeard; John Silver, called “Long”;each had his own favorite way to do wrong! Some liked to pillage, and some liked to loot,some … finish reading VERSE / Mariann G. Wizard : Pirates of Health-Care Reform

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Health Care : Lies, Damn Lies, and Republicans

Republicans and health care:The lie as art form By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 Since the start of the health care reform discussion last year, the Republicans have told us lie after lie. They have … finish reading Health Care : Lies, Damn Lies, and Republicans

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Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

Photo from Circlemp / treehugger.The end of the beginning:How ‘historic’ is this reform? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 Health care reform was finally passed by the House and Senate and many consider … finish reading Health Care Reform : The End of the Beginning

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Tom Hayden : Health Care a Big Win for Progressives

Grab of CSPAN screen. Image from gothamist.We achieved what was possible:Health care is victory for progressives Passage of a trillion-dollar health care package means a trillion dollars not available to the Pentagon for their long war. By Tom Hayden / … finish reading Tom Hayden : Health Care a Big Win for Progressives

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Republicans on Health Care : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Tweet from Roger Ebert. Image from Daily Kos.Ain’t gonna happen:Republican efforts to repeal reformBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / March 24, 2010 Health care reform is now law, and in a few more days the reconciliation bill will … finish reading Republicans on Health Care : The Gift That Keeps on Giving

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Ride ’em Cowboy : Charley Pride, the Austin Rodeo, and the Health Care Horserace

Charley Pride. Photo by Nikki Boertman / The Commercial Appeal.With Charley’s pride:American eagle on the limb By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2010 To really understand the day that the Democrats won the national health care … finish reading Ride ’em Cowboy : Charley Pride, the Austin Rodeo, and the Health Care Horserace

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Thomas Cleaver to Spineless Democrats : Thanks for Saving my Life

Nancy Pelosi gives press conference after passage of health care reform. Photo from AFP.Thank you,Stupid, spineless, worthless Democrats By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2010 After the historic passage of health care in the House … finish reading Thomas Cleaver to Spineless Democrats : Thanks for Saving my Life

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Berlin : Promoting the General Welfare

Frieze by New Deal sculptor Lenore Thomas at Center School in Greenbelt, Maryland.Photo by Anomalous_A’s / Flickr.Americans in Berlin:How do we ‘promote the general welfare’? By David MacBryde / The Rag Blog / March 21, 2010 BERLIN — The Rag … finish reading Berlin : Promoting the General Welfare

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American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

Image from The Seattle Times.Reform coming to a vote:The Black Death and health care in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 17, 2010 In October of 1347 a ship docked in Messina, Sicily, after picking … finish reading American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

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