Leading up to our New Year’s resolutions. Vote Democratic, one and all!
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That’s why a Rep from Virginia thinks the federal deficit has to be reduced and the people who have earned their retirement nest egg and health care have to foot the bill. The MMT (Modern Monetary Theory) people have put together a new video to explain why the whole deficit kerfuffle is bunk. (They call […]
That’s the report from Kentucky as detailed in the Washington Post about what’s happening at the clinics that were set up first under the ACA after Carol Shea-Porter arrived in D.C. Soon, Ronald Hudson walked in. “Okay,” Lively began. “What Hudsons are you kin to?” “R.T., Uncle Lenny . . .” said Hudson, a skinny 35-year-old who […]
When then Senator Judd Gregg turned down the offer to join the Obama Administration as Secretary of Commerce, he indicated that he was out of step with what he referred to as a growing “populism.” I suppose he chose that word because it has historical resonance and because it really wouldn’t do to dis “government […]
According to Progress Now and the Center for Media and Democracy, the answer would seem to be yes. The Josiah Bartlett Center has caught their attention as an outfit that receives funding from the Koch Brothers of New York and Kansas (there’s also a Koch brother in Florida, but his mining interests are out West. […]
Raymond Buckley, Chair of the New Hampshire Democrats, writes: Friend: Today, Scott Brown helicoptered into New Hampshire politics once again — this time writing a $10,000 check to the New Hampshire Republican Party. In 2012, Scott Brown raised more than $30 million from the same people who caused the government shutdown — Tea Party loyalists […]
But, of course, the good citizens of this New Hampshire town, who minded their own business and stayed snug in their homes last night, do not know what was done in their name. Even the members of the Town Council who did not venture out into the chilly night when it was certain that the […]
True to my commitment that I’d not enroll in Medicare until all people of all ages have access to proper care, I persisted in my un-covered state until this week, seven years after becoming eligible and ten years after the spouse’s retirement from employment by the state of Florida. It wasn’t hard to stay un-covered. […]
That’s the message from the President. There’s more than one way to get help filling out and filing applications for health insurance. What those are, the video can’t spell out because each state is different. By phone We can help you complete the entire application process from beginning to end with information you provide over […]
Enough is enough. How can it be avoided? The debt limit needs to be repealed. It is an antiquated solution to a problem that no longer exists. All it does now is provide incentives to financial speculators and troublemakers.