Obamacare: The Republican Waterloo – The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/the-republican-waterloo/520833/ One of my “internet compatriots” over on the HCRealms’ “U.S. Politics” forum I frequent suggested i read the article linked to above. It was a good read. I am of the mind that universal access to affordable quality healthcare is crucial to our survival, as the American permutation of human civilization. Please re-read the last 4 paragraphs after you finish reading the whole article. Also, will link the following as well, for its […]
The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About The Republican Health Care Plan : NPR: http://www.npr.org/2017/03/19/520708167/the-call-in-answering-your-questions-about-the-republican-health-care-plan Among other things, sounds like reduction in Medicaid will hurt senior citizens who needs help with long-term conditions. (Maybe that part of the market-based/evolutionary forces of the “Ryancare” plan? The poor and the elderly are no longer “productive” for society, so, cut them loose, leave to the sole care of their families, to die on their own? That’s what it seems like to me.) Excerpt: MARTY ALLEN: […]
From NPR News: 5 Charts That Explain The CBO Report On The Republican Health Plan http://n.pr/2mXqQMm Paul Ryan Says Health Care Bill On Track, Despite Increasing GOP Opposition http://n.pr/2mZMSxR Pelosi Says Democrats Have A Responsibility To Look For Common Ground On Health Law http://n.pr/2mu70W7 FYI: I’m not a fan of Pelosi. But, I see access to affordable quality healthcare as part of the intent of the Constitution in promoting the “general welfare” of The People. That requires that everyone “buy in”.
From NPR News: 5 Key Takeaways From The GOP Health Overhaul Plan http://n.pr/2mHAKSD That article is helping *this* lowly worker better understand what the GOP plan does. Seems like it tries to cut poorer people out though. Lets those more well-off save more. “Survival of the Fittest/Let Nature Take Its Course” feel to it; if you’ve “made it”, you don’t have to turn back around and help those further down. Hoard what you’ve got, hoard some more. “He who dies […]