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GOP Hospital Executive Calls For Single-Payer (Medicare For All) As Solution To Health Care Crisis
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, economy, freedoms, healthcare, Single Payer, Health care, Employers, Medicare )

- 2172 days ago -
Single payer would drive down costs because Medicare (or a utility-like private single payer insurer) would have leverage to keep costs down. With no other game in town, providers would be forced to operate more efficiently. Drug companies would be
Support the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Healthcare, single payer, Medicare, HR 676 )

- 2282 days ago -
We're excited to announce that Rep John Conyers (D-Mich.) reintroduced HR 676, the Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act, last week. The bill had 37 initial cosponsors and an additional three signed on soon after it was reintroduced..
In 'Socialized Medicine,' a Man Wouldn't Rob a Bank to Get Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, single payer, single payer healthcare, Medicare For All )

- 2886 days ago -
That's when Mr. Verone turned to crime. On the 9th of this month, he walked into a randomly chosen bank and passed a teller a note demanding one dollar and medical attention. He never showed a weapon, stood there while she called police, waited on a couch
PA Dem State Committee Takes Single-Payer Healthcare Mainstream, Unanimously Endorses It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, healthcare, healthcare, single payer, SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE FOR ALL NOW! )

- 3391 days ago -
If you are a single-payer advocate (full disclosure: I am), Lancaster Pennsylvania had a surreal yinge to it this past weekend. Fellow advocates were converging upon the Host Hotel and Conference center from as far away as Erie along with Democratic State
Healthcare Time to Start From Scratch
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, obama, socialsecurity, medicare-for-all, single payer, single payer healthcare )

- 3403 days ago -
The current bills before the House and Senate can neither cover everyone nor make health care affordable. Only Improved Medicare for All, a national single payer plan such as HR 676, can do the job.
Study: Over 2,200 US Veterans Died in 2008 Due to Lack of Health Insurance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, healthcare, healthcare, war, veterans, iraq, afganistan, single payer, single payer healthcare, HR 676, troops )

- 3480 days ago -
On Veterans Day, a new study estimates four times as many US Army veterans died last year because they lacked health insurance than the total number of US soldiers who were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan in the same period. A research team at Harvard Medi
Options: Don't Work, Get a Divorce, Pass Single Payer, Move to Canada
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, obama, single payer, single payer healthcare, HR 676, Medicaid Estate Recovery Program )

- 3482 days ago -
Jill Pearson has been legally blind since she was eight. Despite this, she got a degree from the University of Miami in 1987 in biology. Jill is married to Kevin Morrill. Kevin got a degree in 1980 from Cal State in rehabilitative counseling.
Reject the CORPORATE OPTION for National Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, healthcare, healthcare, obama, ethics, private insurance, single payer, HR 676 )

- 3486 days ago -
Fourteen Reasons to Reject Corporate Options for Health Care 1) Private insurers are businesses. As sych, they must grow. Their inclusion in any national program almost guarantees endless cuts in service, and endless hikes in costs to the public.
Shut Down This Murderous Racket: Change We Need and Crave
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, healthcare, healthcare, obama, democrats, ethics, congress, dishonesty, propaganda, single payer, single payer healthcare, Medicare For All, HR 676 )

- 3486 days ago -
Al Capone is awake in his grave in awe at the criminal racket promulgated by the health care industry: a murderous multi-billion dollar industry that keeps the world's Superpower in the sociological Stone Age. A recent study upped the figure of Americans
Are Mainstream Media Covering 21st Century Freedom Riders Fighting For Health Care Civil Rights & Ending Wars
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, healthcare, healthcare, single payer, single payer healthcare, HR 676 )

- 3514 days ago -
The mainstream media went crazy covering the teabaggers and noisemakers at town halls. They SHOULD be covering protests against the war and protests FOR health care as a civil right too.
ISinglePayer IPhone App Censored By Apple
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, single payer healthcare, single payer, HR 676, Apple, iPhone )

- 3524 days ago -
iSinglePayer, an iPhone application that advocates for single-payer health care reform was rejected from the App Store by Apple because it is "politically charged." The application displays charts and bullet points about single-payer health care systems,
Dr. Flowers to Dems: Vote Against Obamacare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, healthcare, healthcare, single payer, SINGLE-PAYER HEALTHCARE FOR ALL NOW!, HR 676, conyers )

- 3524 days ago -
Dr. Margaret Flowers wants the 86 co-sponsors of the House single payer bill (HR 676) to vote against Obamacare. Dr. Flowers is a leader of the group Physicians for a National Health Program, whose 17,000 member doctors support a single payer, Medicare
In Praise of Joe Wilson: What's Wrong With Calling Out Liars in Congress?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, obama, congress, single payer healthcare, single payer, HR 676 )

- 3539 days ago -
One of the big problems with American democracy is that the presidency has over the years been elevated to the level of a monarchy, with all the imperial trappings and pomposity formerly associated with royalty. Presidents surely should get no more respec
ACTION ALERT: Now They Want To Punish Us For Not Buying Overpriced Corporate Health Insurance
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, healthcare, healthcare, obama, single payer healthcare, single payer, Baucus )

- 3543 days ago -
In the ongoing mad dash of Congress to go in absolutely the wrong direction on health care, today Senator Max Baucus proposed a $3,800 fine to force us all to cough up whatever money is demanded by his "for the corporations only" health care bill. At the
Why Wasn't THIS Townhall on TV?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: public option, politics, white house congress, barack obama, single payer, hr676, government, health, health care reform, maxine waters )

- 3558 days ago -
Maxine Waters, Congresswoman of Los Angeles, CA, recently held this townhall meeting on Health Care Reform. No angry protesters, no gun-toting haters, no disrespectful outbursts. To a packed hall, Maxine gave a reasoned, informative talk on why Single-Pay

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