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The Democratic Party has completely muddled any real Health Care Reform, and the Republican rich are laughing about it all

Now even though the Supreme Court has just ruled that ‘Obama Care’ can be considered legal in the US, our Drone in Chief has yet to explain what subsidies he has put into place for the low income portion of … Continue reading

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How to tweak a headline, right wing style.

Without being called an extremist, or if anybody does you can call him a paranoid or otherwise mentally ill “conspiracy theorist”. From The Atlanta Examiner: “AARP members bash Obamacare”. This mirrors a similar “Shocking” headline Fox did last year when … Continue reading

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National “burn the confederate flag” day, 9/12

Because the Hatemongers and Deathmongers have gotten increasingly abusive in their rallies to drum up support of Killing People. While they say they’re not Racist about it in any way, they do fly the Confederate Battle Flag, the “Southern Cross” … Continue reading

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Republicans slit their own throats.

Ok, not literally although that WOULD be an entertaining prospect. The Republicans in Congress are dropping like a jet-propelled rock in popularity and why? Because they declared War on Obama last spring. The issue that triggered it wasn’t Health Care, … Continue reading

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Daily KOS says: you support, we decide

Fuck Markos Moulitsas and the Miniature Lipizzaner he rode in on. KOS calls for deposing Democratic Representative Dennis Kucinich because he won’t hang with the corporatist Dems on the health insurance mandate reform/bailout. The Daily KOS plays centrist whip, but … Continue reading

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Healthcare reformist TR Reid visits COS to say universal coverage not possible

COLORADO SPRINGS– [UPDATED] My question to TR Reid, who speaks tonight at CC’s Palmer Hall, is how can voices for health care rights get past the corporate media editors? As Washington Post Denver bureau chief and NPR reporter, Reid’s answer … Continue reading

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Why does Glenn Beck “Hate” the 9/11 families who ask questions?

Certainly can’t be that they’re “Conspiracy Theorists”. His buffoonery about the Health Care Reform being “Government Death Panels” and the Rockefeller Plaza Secret Bolshevik Symbols rants, that kind of set him in a class by himself vis-a-vis Really Lunatic Conspiracy … Continue reading

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US health industry tells Vic to snuff it

Vic Chesnutt took his own life on Christmas Day. By coincidence, he’d just given an upbeat interview to NPR’s Fresh Air in spite of an ongoing battle with his health care providers. The segment seemed to pierce the celebrity veil … Continue reading

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A bird in the hand is worth health care and a climate consensus in the bush

Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good. It’s better than nothing. We’re getting it from all direction now, from Copenhagen to the health care bill. The message is delivered by experienced elder statesmen whose benevolence we do not question … Continue reading

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Tailgunner Joe: health care not for you

Should a television cameraman get photo credit for a studio image? Can NBC copyright what represents a national address in a neo-public forum? I think not.   Joe Lieberman reminds me of dogged namesake un-American. What more proof do our … Continue reading

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Sen Udall oks metaphorical health care

The only medicine our senators want their constituents to take is the hard-to-swallow metaphorical variety. Senator Mark Udall’s monthly email explains his part in the Senate health care holdup. Two things: Udall and ten fellow freshmen set a roadblock to … Continue reading

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Does your elected representative need to hear from you?

The emails are flowing in furiously. Senator So & So needs to hear from you; we need your donation to run this ad; our voices must be louder than the interests arrayed against reform. I ask you. On the issue … Continue reading

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DumFox Noose offering Health Care…

.. “information” on their affiliated website Colorado Connections. Fox News who have fought (other people’s) tooth and (other people’s) nail against not just Health Care Reform, but Health Care In The First Damned Place. Hubris of such a high order … Continue reading

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HR-3962 a travesty of mockery of sham

While a number of Democrats implicated themselves by joining all but one Republican to vote against the Affordable Health Care for America Act, let’s make a distinction for Representative Dennis Kucinich who had reasons the other congressmen are not prepared … Continue reading

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Colo. Dem reps only half Blue Bounders

Neither of Colorado’s Blue Canis Familiaris Democrats acted the heel enough to merit tar and feathers on yesterday’s HCR vote. But these Dems need to go. 64 Democrats voted to load an anti-abortion provision unto the House healthcare bill, among … Continue reading

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The face of the health insurance lobby

Nurse Ratched, to my imagination, was the most despised movie villainess of all time. She didn’t murder anyone, but by the sheer frigidity of her indifference, Nurse Ratched caused debilitating anxiety and heart-break. She’s my nominee for the face of … Continue reading

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Health reform nuclear option is HR3200

Health insurance, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing –say it again. President Obama spoke of insurers as nice people who perform a valuable service, but where did the flattery get him? Industry death panels have redoubled their determination to … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party’s sham Health Care offensive

There is so much hullabaloo about the proposed not much CHANGE ‘Health Care’ legislation that it is all too easy to be taken in by it all. But what’s really going on in this wrestling match between the donkeys and … Continue reading

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And now, for something completely the same…

Yahoo! has a surprising budgetary increase because they cut jobs, cut wages AND, Microsux is subsidizing them. For instance, people accustomed to being able to use their “free” services such as Email, messenger and Chat, without having to buy the … Continue reading

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we need Lisners of the PEOPLE NOT Dictators of the PEOPLE! USA! ROCKS!

Television cameras today gravitated toward Doug Lamborn supporters. Thank goodness this flag-waver showed up with a sign to confirm visually the nagging suspicion that his crowd was illiterate. Lamborn snickered, literally sniggered, about the success of the summer’s tea party … Continue reading

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D. Lamborn don’t want to hear from U

Tomorrow brings another last chance to will America some health care. Representative Lamborn is back in town on Monday, asking his constituents to come let him know how to vote on health care reform, as if he were not already … Continue reading

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Big Insurance greed? COS is Sick Of It!

KRDO‘s Eric Singer called today’s health care reform rally “very one sided,” so much so, seeing it, “you might have done a double-take.” Because it wasn’t our backwater’s customary Teabag Pity Party where agitated ignorants throw their own hopes for … Continue reading

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Not Health Insurance, Health CARE

NOT HEALTH INSURANCE, HEALTH CARE. Local Dems are being rallied again by the SEIU and other corporate handlers to ask for Health Insurance Reform. These are the same gate keepers who squelch calls for Universal Health Care, and who stand … Continue reading

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US Senate represents Insurance, Israel

Are you represented by a US senator? I doubt it. Today the Senate Finance Committee rejected Public Option amendments to the health care reform legislation; continued to vilify ACORN based on fraudulent accusations hyped the MSM; and thirty two senators … Continue reading

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Is NPR blocking health care reform?

If the corporation from which you get your news is NOT TELLING YOU that the US could give its citizens Universal Health Care for less than the cost of today’s system, and could do so tomorrow by expanding Medicare offering … Continue reading

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