Tag Archives: US Health Care

When ‘health care’ is pure corporate corruption – Afghanistan as case study

Much of US health care is really a form of corporate corruption and government welfare for corporate interests, and plain medical dysfunction. So it is certainly to be expected that Pentagon-occupied Afghanistan would face the very same MESS us Americans … Continue reading

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Insurance companies in the US treat conditions that don’t need treatment while giving others no care at all

The essential absurdity of Big Business run medical care in the US can be seen in the following Reuters report… Unnecessary cancer treatment in men on the rise. Meanwhile, many people needing screening for cancer and even essential treatments for … Continue reading

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GE tv spot brings death panels to life

TRUTH IN ADVERTISING- I like the new General Electric spot meant to warm Americans to digitizing medical records, GE’s “health innovation” to more easily share information among health care professionals. A regular checkup becomes slightly obtrusive as the patient recognizes … Continue reading

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Dennis Kucinich to lead Independents

Strike three. Obama’s out. Stop war? Nope. Address climate change? Sorry no. Reform health care? In the insurer’s interest only. I’m hearing Obama’s failure to deliver real health care being blamed on Americans themselves, for not building a movement to … Continue reading

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What the Tea Party “patriot” LIARS are BITCHING about now…

Energy policy. Specifically the Oil Companies being asked to pay back a tiny fraction of the money they’ve stolen from America. And their related group of Thieves the Coal Industry. Saying that a tax hike on the very Wealthiest is … Continue reading

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Yes we can, host the 2016 Olympics

President Obama came into office with quite a checklist: Stop war-making, Close Guantanamo, End renditions/torture, Rescind the Patriot Act, Restore the rule of law, Address global warming, Reform US health care, Re-regulate bankers, Talk to Iran, and doubtless many other … Continue reading

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A crook named Richard Scott

BACKGROUND- Maggie Mahar at the Century Foundation’s Health Beat blog reports that Richard Scott previously started the for-profit hospital chain in 1987 that later became the $23 billion Columbia/HCA. He was ousted from this post in 1997 after an FBI … Continue reading

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The New England Journal of Bloodshed Analysis

American ‘medical science’ is something special! Can you imagine Attila the Hun or Napoleon Bonaparte or even Adolph Hitler with these scientific minded docs that The American Empire has? ‘Doctor, is it OK if I flood this man’s nose with … Continue reading

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The Medical Clinic is closed; Obama’s Afghan War is ongoing

  Nevada just closed down all access to oncology care for the uninsured in the state. Meanwhile the money keeps pouring into the Pentagon to occupy other countries, wage war without end, and to murder and maim whomever the President … Continue reading

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Costs rise with America’s ongoing ‘Health Care’ boondoggle

Costs up almost 10% in 2 years? Poor delivery of care, many uncovered at all, and yet the price is almost 2 1/2 trillion per year now? This is America, Land of White Collar Run-Away Crime. This simply is not … Continue reading

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Kaiser Permanente Health Care Plan

Are you or have you ever considered enrolling in the Kaiser Permanente Health Care Plan? Please read this before you do, because It just underlines how caring the Kaiser Permanente people will be with your health. I know, because I … Continue reading

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American medical facilities are spreading more dangerous runs of infectious diarrhea into the community

Mom, your kid has just come down with the Runs-from-Hell and you are without medical insurance, so what do you do? He needs hospitalization, but incredibly enough, it was probably hospitalization of Junior’s aunt that gave him what he has … Continue reading

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Capitalism is a big toilet

I would say that capitalism is like a big toilet but that would be incorrect. For 1.2 billion people in today’s capitalist world, capitalism is no toilet at all, and these people have to defecate without one. Big business apologists … Continue reading

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