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Democrats Join Republicans To Defeat Health Care Reform

The 5 Democrats who defected to the Republican side to defeat Obama’s public option are: Max Baucus, Blanche Lincoln, Kent Conrad, Bill Nelson and Tom Carper. [...]

Max Baucus Gives America A Stone For Health Care

When exactly does Max Baucus suggest additional health care legislation is going to take passed, if it can’t take place in a Senate with a veto-proof Democratic majority, less than a year after the landslide election of a popular Democratic President? [...]

Schumer Ties Profit Motive To Health Care Rationing

When the government does not serve us well, it’s because we citizens are not working with enough determination to hold it accountable. When private insurance companies do not serve us well, it’s because they’re fulfilling their missions to find a way to profit from our illnesses. [...]

Public Option Bad For Private Insurance, Says Grassley

Republicans like Senator Grassley are constantly telling us that the government is incapable of providing services as efficiently and affordably as private businesses. If that’s really true, why would a government public option for health care coverage “force private insurers out of business”? [...]

Adrian Smith Proposes Goverment Takeover Of Health Care For Animals

Using his own standards, we could accuse Congressman Adrian Smith of proposing a government takeover of health care for animals. When it comes to health care for human beings, however, Smith says that he’s against it. [...]

Revolutionary Ted Poe Sips His Tea In The Harbor

As much as Poe claims to oppose increasing government spending on health care, 5 of Poe’s own earmarks were written to increase government spending on health care projects. [...]

BaucusCare Video Podcast By an Angry Toad

BaucusCare doesn’t even include the public option which would provide an alternative to private medical insurance and pressure insurance companies to stop abusing sick and injured Americans when they’re at their most vulnerable. [...]

Minnesota To Rebel Against Union To Prevent Health Care Reform

Governor Tim Pawlenty will move Minnesota toward secession just in order to protect Minnesotans from improved access to affordable health care. [...]

Whose Hands Do You Want On Your Health Care?

The President of Americans for Prosperity is Tim Phillips, who previously worked at Century Strategies, a company that helped lobbyist Jack Abramoff launder money to bribe legislators with. Do you want their hands on your health care? [...]

Here Comes The Health Care Surrender

If you want to understand why meaningful health care reform has fallen apart, take a look at Obama’s inability to rally the Democrats in Congress in creating progressive change. It’s a problem that suggests there’s a lot more disappointment to come. [...]

Our Socialist Public Schools

As the United States teeters on the brink of right wing echolalia on the issue of health care reform, some progressives are trying to appeal to reason, pointing out that government-run health care is not actually a very radical idea, that it would save money, and that it’s firmly based in powers assigned in the [...]