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Republicans Fail to Repeal Obamacare: Where Do We Go From Here

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of Americans desperately clinging to some form of health care coverage can breath a sigh of relief Friday morning as the anti-government Republicans in charge of the United States Senate, at the behest of an unhinged president, failed to…

President Trump, Republicans in Congress Face Stunning Defeat on Healthcare

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – President Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress suffered a stunning political defeat on Friday when House leaders withdrew legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with Trumpcare, when it became obvious they did not have the votes to pass the so-called American…

A Single-Payer Healthcare System is Inevitable

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – The best argument for a single-payer health plan is the recent decision by giant health insurer Aetna to bail out next year from 11 of the 15 states where it sells Obamacare plans. Aetna’s decision follows similar moves by UnitedHealth Group, the…

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Should Definitely Resign

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…But For Killing Thousands of People, Not the Alleged Sex Scandal – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — While the people and what passes for press now in my native state are all a Twitter over allegations that Governor Robert Bentley may…

Scrooge Stuffs Your Stocking — Alabama Governor Gives a Wad of Glop

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala. – You must have been naughty children. Although you didn’t get a lump of coal in your stocking, you got a wad of glop. It’s your present from Alabama governor Robert Bentley, often confused with creepy Mr Burns in The Simpsons…

Americans With Government Insurance Are Most Satisfied with Health Care System

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Rebecca Riffkin and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Contrary to the conventional wisdom among conservative Republicans on the national presidential stage, in Congress and in the mainstream and social media circus, Americans with government health care plans are far more satisfied than those with private,…

How to Obtain Health Insurance Coverage for Camper Van Dwellers

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Editor’s Note: Because we’re in the annual enrollment period for Obamacare I’m going to write about health care. I don’t pretend to understand most of this stuff, in fact, much of what I know I learned from a fellow blogger. For that reason I encourage you to…

States Miss Economic Opportunities by Failing to Expand Medicaid

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – MARION, Va. — The Council of Economic Advisers released a report on Wednesday detailing the negative effects on local economies and public health in states where Republican administrations failed to cooperate with the federal government and expand Medicaid. The report, entitled Missed Opportunities:…

Uninsured Rate Drops More in States Embracing Health Law

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…The uninsured rate among adults aged 18 and older in the states across the country that have chosen to expand Medicaid and set up their own exchanges in the health insurance marketplace has declined significantly this year, meaning more U.S. citizens are being covered by private health…