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Health Care ‘Reform’ : Just Say No to Traitor Joe!

Don’t Surrender to Senator JoeVote “No” on the health care joke By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / December 16, 2009 It looks like the United States Senate is going to cave in and surrender to Joe Lieberman. They … finish reading Health Care ‘Reform’ : Just Say No to Traitor Joe!

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Health Care ‘Reform’ : Tough Pill to Swallow

Best health care in the world?A sad state of affairs It is not only unfortunate that the health insurance industry plays on the fears of the elderly, but also that the Republican Party has become complicit in the deceit. By … finish reading Health Care ‘Reform’ : Tough Pill to Swallow

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The REAL Death Panel : Congress Gutting Reform

Photo by Mike Albans / AP.The real death panel:A requiem for true health care reform? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November 22, 2009 It was ten years ago that I lost my wife who was … finish reading The REAL Death Panel : Congress Gutting Reform

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Divine Comedy : Joe Lieberman and the Hypocrites

The Hypocrites address Dante, from Canto XXIII of Divine Comedy, Inferno, by Dante Alighieri. Engraving by Gustave Doré from Pantheon Books edition / Wikimedia Commons.The Eighth Circle of Hell:Lieberman, Congress and health care reform Of course, Sen. Lieberman does not … finish reading Divine Comedy : Joe Lieberman and the Hypocrites

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : In the Opt-Out States of America

Big digeridoo. Photo from Pihkva.com. I pledge new legions to The Hagueand fresh new lesions to The Plaguefor medicines to moan and begas Corporatocracy humps my legin the Opt-Out States of AmericaRe the Public Option’s widget plansfor bleeding gums and … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : In the Opt-Out States of America

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Public Option and the Public Good

Graphic by patriotboy.Honesty, honor and universal health care We hear cries of woe about costs of universal care from the insurance-subsidized Republican members of Congress. Yet, these same folks have no problem with spending on foreign wars, of questionable need… … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : The Public Option and the Public Good

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Health Insurance : Does Baucus Bill Make Things Worse?

Cartoon by David Horsey / Seattle P.I.Public option a necessity:Baucus Bill protects insurance companies By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2009 There are two especially devious ways that private health insurers use to keep their own … finish reading Health Insurance : Does Baucus Bill Make Things Worse?

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Dems Who Voted Against Public Option : $19 Million in Healthcare Bucks

CLICK IMAGE TO ENLARGEMax Baucus Health Care Lobbyist Complex Democrats who voted against public optionGot $19 million from healthcare firms …compared to the profits the insurance industry will make if a public option is defeated… They got a great deal … finish reading Dems Who Voted Against Public Option : $19 Million in Healthcare Bucks

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Hey Blue Dogs : Don’t Make Me Vote Third Party!

Listen up Democrats! If you don’t have or can’t find enough backbone to give the American people substantial health care reform that contains a public health insurance option, then don’t even bother asking for my support. By Ted McLaughlin / … finish reading Hey Blue Dogs : Don’t Make Me Vote Third Party!

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Health Care Blackjack : We Need an Ace from Obama

The Card Player by Pablo Picasso / MoMA Collection.The stakes are high:The President and health care reform I have great concern about whether the President will take a principled stand in favor of a true and unfettered public option. By … finish reading Health Care Blackjack : We Need an Ace from Obama

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