Rep. Anthony Weiner Calls On Republicans to Defund Their Own Health Care Plans

Crooks & Liars Since as Rachel Maddow noted on her show [last night], John Boehner decided to allow open debate and endless amendments during the House debate on the budget, we got to see Anthony Weiner giving this speech. Rep. Weiner asked the House Republicans to defund their own health care plans since they don’t… More Rep. Anthony Weiner Calls On Republicans to Defund Their Own Health Care Plans

Obama Ridicules Conservative Disinformation On Health Reform: ‘Granny Is Safe!’

The GOP and their lies about health care reform should be ridiculed at every turn… Think Progress The conservative campaign against President Obama’s health care reform law has been built around baseless distortions and fabrications about the policy, such as its mythical “death panels” that would “pull the plug on grandma,” the false claim that… More Obama Ridicules Conservative Disinformation On Health Reform: ‘Granny Is Safe!’

Number of Uninsured American Adults Hits Record High

So, let me get this straight:  The incoming GOP majority led congress wants to repeal healthcare reform.  They would also like to conduct seven  hearings a week  on the Obama administration for the entire 40 week session of the 112th congress which begins Jan. 2, 2011.  (See “B” below.) They also want to give the… More Number of Uninsured American Adults Hits Record High

Relatives Says Man Arrested For Threatening Democratic Senator Was ‘Under The Spell That Glenn Beck Cast’

This story is not hard to believe at all.  “The crazy” is contagious… Think Progress In April, a Washington man named Charles Alan Wilson was arrested for threatening Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) for her vote to pass health care reform. He left a series of threatening messages on her voicemail, saying “It only takes one piece… More Relatives Says Man Arrested For Threatening Democratic Senator Was ‘Under The Spell That Glenn Beck Cast’

Polls Show Voters may like the healthcare plan after all…

Reuters Pundits may want to reconsider the conventional wisdom that U.S. voters are sour on President Barack Obama’s sweeping healthcare overhaul, at least according to a new survey released Tuesday. A majority — 54 percent — of all voters said they would be more likely to vote for a candidate who supported the healthcare overhaul,… More Polls Show Voters may like the healthcare plan after all…

10 Major New Health Reform Benefits Take Effect Today

Huffington Post Major new health reform benefits take effect today to help keep health insurance companies accountable, lower health care costs, guarantee more health care choices, and enhance the quality of health care for all Americans. Starting today, insurers will be required to: Keep you covered when you get sick: Simple mistakes or typos will… More 10 Major New Health Reform Benefits Take Effect Today

Big health insurers to stop selling new child-only policies

Tomorrow, September 23, 2101 is the date that the new Health Reform law which provides that insurance companies cannot deny insurance for children with  pre-existing conditions.  This is one of the most important parts of the Health Reform Bill.  Yet, it’s being reported that some of the larger insurance companies have stopped selling new insurance… More Big health insurers to stop selling new child-only policies

The Newly Introduced Public Option Proposal Will Reduce the Deficit by $68 Billion

Bring it on… Think Progress – Wonk Room Just when you thought the last nail had been driven in the public option coffin months ago, like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the public option has once again returned to Congress. As Noam Levey reported last night, “[c]reating a major government health insurance program was roundly… More The Newly Introduced Public Option Proposal Will Reduce the Deficit by $68 Billion

Bachmann sees a ‘nation of slaves’

Can this woman get any crazier? Politico Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) believes that President Barack Obama is turning the United States into a “nation of slaves.” Bachmann made the comments over the weekend while appearing at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver. According to the Colorado Independent, Bachmann first read a letter from John Jay… More Bachmann sees a ‘nation of slaves’

New HealthCare.gov Site Helps Answer Many Questions

A federal government Website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has gone online to help people understand Health Care Reform and what it can do for them. HealthCare.gov. Under the new law, people who have been denied coverage due to a pre-existing condition and who have been uninsured for at least six… More New HealthCare.gov Site Helps Answer Many Questions