Tag Archives: Health care

Video of the Day: Democrat asks Republican “are you REALLY serious”

Tweet This video of a Democratic Congressman schooling a Republican Congressman over lying about Obamacare is simultaneously infuriating and amazing.  Tweet
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Are you Out2Enroll?

TweetToday is National Coming Out Day, a complicated event that inspires many and worries others who find the narrative constricting or shaming. But, whatever your feelings about the standard coming out narrative, there’s another way to celebrate today: are you Out2Enroll? The Sellers Dorsey Foundation, the Center for American Progress, and the Federal Agencies Project [...]
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Black Americans and single mothers disproportionately affected by states refusing to expand Medicaid

TweetA New York Times analysis has found that the Affordable Care Act, the landmark health care reform legislation, will leave out two thirds of poor black folks and single mothers, and more than half of uninsured low-wage workers: Because they live in states largely controlled by Republicans that have declined to participate in a vast [...]
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Is “Breaking Bad” a critique of U.S. health care (or lack thereof)?

TweetLast night, I visited my parents for dinner and then watched the…season… no… series… [come on Katie! You can do it!]… finale [sniffles] of Breaking Bad. Though I told my mom not to watch the finale and to instead watch the entire series from the beginning, she watched the final episode with me. During the [...]
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Quick hit: How sequestration screws over breast cancer researchers

TweetAt TPM Cafe today, there’s a great piece about how sequestration cuts are making it harder for scientists to do research on lifesaving medical treatments: The sequester was supposed to be so draconian that it would drive politicians to accept some alternative budget compromise. Unfortunately compromise seems to be a dirty word in Washington, and [...]
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