Tag Archives: Healthcare

McCain Shows Integrity

Senator John McCain cast the deciding vote in the Senate’s rejection of its own last ditch effort to get rid of Obamacare. He gave a clear thumbs down. My favorite part of the picture above is not McCain but that … Continue reading

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An Irresponsible “Healthcare” Bill

It is a mark of our Republican leaders that they do not like responsibility. Trump and his spokespersons repeatedly deny that he is responsible for his words and even chide the press for holding him accountable for what he says. … Continue reading

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Deceit about Healthcare

I’ve listened to a number of members of the Trump team talk about the healthcare bill passed by the House. This afternoon I’ve listened to two interviews of Tom Price, recorded this morning. Of this I am sure: The defenders … Continue reading

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Republican Misunderstanding of Insurance

Listening to the arguments by conservatives about health insurance has convinced me that they simply don’t comprehend the nature of insurance. Let me repeat the definition I gave yesterday: Insurance companies run a legitimate business overcharging healthy people in order … Continue reading

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The Sophomores of the Right

Time and time again, watching the politics of the Right, I find the word “sophomore” coming to mind. In my vocabulary, it is not a friendly term. Literally, “sophomore” is a Greek word. sophos means wise and moros means foolish. … Continue reading

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The High Cost of American Medicine

May I tell you about the last few years of my medical history? I promise not to show you the scars. In June of 2012 I passed a kidney stone. The pain was intense but, because Char wasn’t home at … Continue reading

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Republican Healthcare Fraud

It has been very clear at least since the beginning of Bill Clinton’s presidency that healthcare in America is a serious problem. That was 24 years ago. In all that time Republicans have complained about Democrat’s efforts to correct some … Continue reading

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