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Dear Wendys Wink, Enclosed is your 2015 Democratic National Committee membership verification card. Please take a moment to review this information and make any necessary corrections. (Blather ...
by Wendys Wink
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 09:51 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The NY Times had an article on a troubling trend in medical care. More Americans are finding it necessary to get money to pay medical bills by asking for donations on crowd-funding sites. [There's ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 11:35 AM PST with 72 Recommends
I have blogged before about Managed Medicare abuses. About how a loophole in health care law allows the plans to bill their own internal Q&A as direct patient care. And about the massive number of ...
by McCamy Taylor
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 02:48 PM PST with 48 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by navajo
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 07:30 AM PST with 60 Recommends
The 7/18 Boston Globe had an Op-Ed article "Medicare ‘cost-savings’ rules pushing costs onto patients" . It's written by Robert Kuttner (author of "Debtors’ Prison: The Politics of Austerity ...
by workingwords
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 71 Recommends
A bill that would provide universal health care coverage for all Pennsylvanians is being considered in the PA Legislature, and a new study about the plan says it would be just as healthy for the ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 04:05 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Many of the most important issues will have been censored at the debate; and they can be expected to be censored from any other debate controlled by the Commission on Presidential Debates. In 1988 ...
by zacherystaylor
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 11:24 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Short post here, but I think this notion speaks for itself. The Thugs are concerned about voter fraud and want voters to have ID. OK--here's a great plan to accomplish that ... Establish single ...
by thresholder
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 07:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
On October 23, the Campaign for a Healthy California sponsored a presentation in Fresno about single payer healthcare for California. James Haslam, of the Vermont Workers Center, and Donna Smith, ...
by ybruti
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Oct 24, 2011 at 08:19 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
On July 14th, Green Change announced the campaign for a Green New Deal , a 10-point program to create economic prosperity together with ecological ...
by greenferret
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 09:54 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Press Release 21March 2010 John Russell, 2006-08 Democratic Nominee U.S. House Dist. 5, Fl. So How Does "THIS" Benefit ME? I have no inside knowledge as to just how this ...
by Sabre11
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Mar 21, 2010 at 02:19 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Dear Friends in Tampa, Florida and vicinity, (From John Russell on FaceBook) You are hereby invited to participate in... "A Health Care Event to Inspire..."Action Over Hope!" Organized by the ...
by Sabre11
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 09:44 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Tammy Baldwin came to town yesterday, and told me she has hope for single payer. Stoughton, Wisconsin, is a very conservative city, but I was very pleased to see an equal mix of wingers and singers (
by jazzharp
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 09:15 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
A recently formed group, (a "Think Tank" according to Tom Jackson Tampa Tribune) has organized a protest against Health Reform Tomorrow, Saturday 8/22/09 beginning at 11:00 AM John Russell a leader ...
by Sabre11
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 07:49 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
This weekend I wrote the health care speech I want to hear our president deliver. It's below the fold.
by cmanaster
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Aug 03, 2009 at 09:39 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
An email today from a progressive organization confirmed that 76% of Americans prefer single payer health care. They were asking for money to air an ad that merely told senators that the matter was ...
by Deena Stryker
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jul 31, 2009 at 01:42 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I walked over to the SE corner of the Capitol Grounds today to lend my support to the Progressive Caucus's call for single payer health care. I got as far as the Library of Congress where I - and ...
by mecki
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 11:56 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Health Care for America Now lists members of Congress that have endorsed a set of [http://healthcareforamericanow.org/site/content/statement_of_common_purpose core principles] supporting a viable ...
by TriangleNC
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat Jun 13, 2009 at 03:02 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Come il cacio sui maccheroni ! Frustrated? Me?
by mightyquinntheeskimo
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jun 15, 2009 at 12:02 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
They're just doing their job. Unlike AARP, who appeared, even then, to be acting against the best interest of their constituents, the AMA is dedicated to helping DOCTORS make a living.
by GenerationIgnored
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Jun 11, 2009 at 12:05 PM PDT with 3 Recommends