Tag Archives: Health Insurance

Got an message from an Elitist Snob who claims to “help the Homeless”

Saying that the reason he lives in wealth is because he “earned” it. Which is a backward way of saying that those of who live in Poverty never “earned” anything. Like me, I guess. Working construction labor for 20 years, … Continue reading

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Well well well WellPoint…

My my my… WellPoint Inc, Health Insurance company, is raising its rates by 39% –Nothing to see here, citizen, keep moving, nothing to see here. The Tea Baggers will insist that it has absolutely nothing to do with the fact … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…

I had this posted 8 years ago, and here we have new relevancy for it. Since Donald is ramping up  the kill-off-the-peasants by denial of health care to anybody who isn’t wealthy Official Republican Policy. You say you have a … Continue reading

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Right Wing Capitalist Fanatics called “Moderates”

In the Health Care fight. “Moderate” meaning they get to say that people like ME, unemployed and unable to get Private Health insurance, get to DIE. Yeah, REAL “moderates” there. I bet Joe Liar-Man or any of the others associated … Continue reading

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The text of my letter to Sen. Udall and Sen. Bennett

Don’t Drop the Public Option! It will have to be implemented, there’s no way to do more than temporarily “fix” Health Care without it. I know from personal experience how much more it costs society to abandon basic medical care … 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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Positive action on health care

There’s a news story going on right now about a nationwide Free Clinic, the person featured is a man who is employed, but uninsured (in Houston) and his wife is employed as well, gets (increasingly rare, especially in Texas) health … 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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To mandate health insurance premiums is to privatize tax collection & spending

Compulsory insurance premiums represent the privatization of taxes. Talk about taxation without representation. How would a personal expense mandated by the government be any different than a tax? The burden is contributed toward the common good, but administrated privately. While … Continue reading

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We wanted Odysseus, we got Othello

America needs an Odysseus, obviously, to outwit the Cyclops and put out his eye. Against the all-seeing American health insurance lobby, our politicians are virtually powerless. To overcome this omniscient villainy without an Odysseus, the only hope is to rush … Continue reading

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Is the Museum of Nature and Science gathering health data for insurers?

DENVER- At the Denver Museum of Nature and Science the most popular exhibit this summer is called “Expedition Health” and features high-tech diagnostic kiosks where visitors can gauge the general state of their health. Judging by the long lines, you’d … Continue reading

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‘Health Care Reform’ that is not a real reform will just not work

How did Massachusetts get to be saddled with such a repulsive governor like Mitt Romney? There is a new governor now, as Romney is off running for the US presidency, and this new governor is endorsing Barrack Obama! But the … Continue reading

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