Wednesday March 29-th, 2017

Author's clear argument for single-payer health care

Interestingly, the GOP plan has been attacked from the right and left, albeit for different reasons. Of course. The biggest feature of the bill as it was originally drafted is that it was not so much a health-care reform as a series of tax cuts aimed...

RI Leaders Relieved GOP Health Plan Off The Table RI Leaders Relieved GOP Health Plan Off The Table

The ACA takes billions of dollars each year from the wealthy and gives that money to millions of everyday Americans to subsidize their health care costs. President Donald Trump, in televised remarks, spoke repeatedly of compromise, though he said Dem...

Health care bill showdown hinges on conservative, centrist Republicans Health care bill showdown hinges on conservative, centrist Republicans

Andrew Cuomo says Congressional Republicans have "declared war on New York " with plans to cut another $2.3 billion in Medicaid spending. The plan does not offer funds to pay for the shift, and Cuomo, in a third day of attacks against the plan, sai...

Trump vows to let Obamacare 'explode' Trump vows to let Obamacare 'explode'

Earlier, Mr Ryan told reporters: "We are going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future". Lou Barletta, R-Pennyslvania, previously said that he would not support AHCA because it "lacks sufficient safeguards for verifying whether or ...

Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list Cities, sheriffs find flaws in Trump's immigration jail list

The reported inaccuracies notwithstanding, the list - released as part of ICE's first weekly "detainer" report Monday - of self-identified sanctuaries was just that. At least 200 of those requests were declined by local law enforcement authorities,...

Maryland to join states challenging revised Trump travel ban

Other states that participated in the first round of legal action - including Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and IL - may not be far behind. Chin also calls attention to the plight of state residents - such...

US Republicans to dismantle Obamacare US Republicans to dismantle Obamacare

Obamacare incentivizes consolidation of health care providers and empowers insurance and government bureaucracies to limit treatment options and choice of doctors and promote more standardized care based on computer logarithms. On Wednesday he expres...

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