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Place all members of the government under the same healthcare legislation that ordinary citizens are, with no exceptions

Place all members of the government under the same healthcare legislation that ordinary citizens are, with no exceptions The use of the phrase Members of the Government rather than Government Employees is a tell that you are dealing with a right-wing pseudo-libertarian type. But I agree with the sentiment.

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it’s never really been about abortion, it’s always been about women not being properly punished for having unapproved sex. Eschaton: It’s Always Been About Birth Control And Sex

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Ron Paul’s Campaign Manager Died of Pneumonia, Penniless and Uninsured

Ron Paul’s Campaign Manager Died of Pneumonia, Penniless and Uninsured “As it turns out, Paul was not speaking purely in hypotheticals. Back in 2008, Kent Snyder — Paul’s former campaign chairman — died of complications from pneumonia. Like the man in Blitzer’s example, the 49-year-old Snyder (pictured) was relatively young and seemingly healthy* when the […]

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Tea Party Audience Cheers Death :: Georgia Politico

Tea Party Audience Cheers Death :: Georgia Politico Wolf Blitzer asked a question “If a 30 year old didn’t have health insurance, then needed to put in the hospital in a coma, who should pay?” He asked Ron Paul. Paul didn’t say he should just die bluntly, but his answer implied that it should happen. […]

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Is Healthcare Worth Jail Time?

Damien Calvert, who was recently released from an Ohio prison for a drug-related murder he committed when he was 18 (he’s now a straight-A student at Cleveland State University, studying nonprofit management), said that part of the reason recidivism rates are so high is due to the lack of access to health care on the […]

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Reducing Health Costs With Voluntary Death Panels

If you’re 77 years old and receive a medical diagnosis that implies you have eighteen months to live without treatment, the government will spend large sums of money on trying to extent your life twelve months further. The government won’t pay for you to take a trip to visit the Church of the Nativity in […]

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One odd thing about health care reform

If people are against the health care bill because it is too progressive, why did it get less popular as it got less progressive? And why is the version of the bill with the public option more popular than the bill without it? If people are upset that it does too far, shouldn’t it have […]

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California Plan for Health Care Would Cover All

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday proposed extending health care coverage to all of California’s 36 million residents as part of a sweeping package of changes to the state’s huge, troubled health care system. From California Plan for Health Care Would Cover All – New York Times After reading more on Gov. Schwarzenegger’s proposed, I feel […]

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Health Care for Hybrids

On Nov. 17, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., and Rep. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., introduced a “Health Care for Hybrids” bill that outlines a new approach for boosting fuel efficiency in Detroit. It would offer struggling U.S. automakers a voluntary but potentially enticing deal: relief from some of the high health care costs they pay for retired […]