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Biden Taking Steps to Lower Prescription Costs and Protect Seniors from Healthcare Scams

Biden Taking Steps to Lower Prescription Costs and Protect Seniors from Healthcare Scams

The Biden-Harris administration announced proposals to protect the over 30 million on Medicare Advantage from predatory marketing, increase access to…

4 months ago

Biden Plans To Save Medicare By Making The Rich Pay Their Share

President Biden's plan to save Medicare raises taxes on the wealthy and eliminates a loophole that allows the rich to…

12 months ago

Republican Budget Plan Would Throw Millions Off Social Security

The House Republican budget plan would throw millions of Americans off Social Security while also slashing funding for food for…

12 months ago

Opinion: House Resolution Denouncing Socialism Distracts from GOP’s Real Authoritarian Agenda

When one starts to put two and two together, it starts to sound like this kind of “anti-socialist” ideology is…

1 year ago

Biden Immediately Tells Kevin McCarthy To Forget About Cutting Social Security And Medicare

Within minutes of Kevin McCarthy being elected Speaker of the House, President Biden made it clear that cutting Social Security…

1 year ago

Biden Just Blew A Hole In The Entire Republican Midterm Argument

President Biden said that Democrats are the real party of fiscal responsibility while Republicans want blow up the deficit with…

1 year ago

Democrats Make History As For The First Time Social Security Checks Will Increase As Medicare Premiums Decrease

Democrats have delivered as for the first time in history Social Security checks will increase and Medicare premiums will decrease.

1 year ago

Rick Scott Gets Brutally Busted As He Falsely Claims Democrats Are Cutting Medicare

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) tried to claim that Democrats are cutting with their reconciliation bill but was called out on…

2 years ago

Should Medicare Be Covering Unproven Drugs? The Explosive Controversy that Exposes Big Flaws in Our Healthcare System.

On June 7, the F.D.A approved the use of the controversial Alzheimer’s treatment Aduhelm. This led to a backlash from…

2 years ago

Recent Study Confirms US Ranks Dead Last in Healthcare Outcomes

Medicare for all. That very phrase has the potential to produce several very palpable responses. Republicans are, naturally, opposed to…

3 years ago

Chuck Schumer And Bernie Sanders Team Up to Expand Medicare

One of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' signature issues when running for president in 2016 and 2020 was single-payer healthcare; i.e.…

3 years ago

America’s Skyrocketing Debt: Real Problem, or Just A Republican Excuse to Oppose Everything?

Over the course of 2020, the federal government spent a massive amount trying to deal with the economic fallout of…

3 years ago

As Trump Bumbles, Biden Shows America What A Real President Could Do

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden unveiled plans to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60 and wipe out student loan…

4 years ago

Trump’s Budget Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security Disability

Trump's budget tries to pay for his tax cut for wealthy and corporations by slashing funding to Medicare, Medicaid, and…

4 years ago

Trump Promises To Cut Medicare And Social Security If He Wins A Second Term

Trump was asked at Davos if cutting entitlements will ever be on his plate, and he said they will be…

4 years ago

Trump’s False Campaign Promise Is the Real Story behind Tax Bombshell Report

The best chance of shifting America’s popular mind might be to focus on these campaign promises, keeping the conversation on…

5 years ago

Healthcare Lies May Cost the GOP Their Most Reliable Voters

During this election cycle political commentators have spent much time analyzing different voting groups. Will young voters and minorities turn…

5 years ago

Mitch McConnell Tries To Guilt Democrats Into Cutting Social Security And Medicare After Tax Cuts Backfire

Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tried to use the failed Republican tax cuts for the rich to guilt…

5 years ago

USA Today Is Lambasted for Printing Trump’s Lies on Healthcare

The Washington Post’s fact-check team reported Wednesday that almost every sentence in Trump’s opinion article for USA Today contains a…

5 years ago

As America Is Distracted By Trump Child Abuse, GOP Moves To Gut Medicare And Medicaid

While the American people are rightly outraged by the Trump administration's abuse of migrant children, House Republicans proposed a budget…

6 years ago

How Paul Ryan Turned Medicare Reform Into a Medicare Disaster

One way to measure the immense failure of the tenure of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House is how…

6 years ago

Trump To Delay Signing Tax Bill So The Devastating Impacts Aren’t Felt Until After Midterms

If this is such a fine piece of legislation, why didn't congressional Republicans rush it to the White House today…

6 years ago

Trump-GOP Tax Scam Will Sack More Than 5 Million Senior Citizens With Higher Taxes

Not only would taxes go up on millions of senior citizens, but the same report also noted that they could…

6 years ago

The Public Option Is Back: Senators Introduce Bill Allowing People To Buy Into Medicare

Democratic Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have introduced legislation that would allow people age 55-64…

7 years ago

Democrats To Push For Medicare/Medicaid For All After Trumpcare Fails In The Senate

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on ABC's This Week that after the insurance markets are stabilized, Democrats…

7 years ago

Paul Ryan Is Plotting An Evil $500 Billion Cut To Medicare, Medicaid, And Food Stamps

For their next act of malevolence after voting to take away health care from 24 million people, House Republicans are…

7 years ago

Opinion: Social Security Cuts Are On Trump’s Table Despite Campaign Pledge

"There are ways that we can not only allow the president to keep his promise, but to help him keep…

7 years ago

Millions On The Verge Of Losing Insurance As Senate Inches Toward Confirming Tom Price

Price as head of HHS will make the GOP attempt to take health insurance from millions of Americans much easier.

7 years ago

GOP Prohibits CBO From Reporting How Much ACA Repeal Blows Up the Deficit

The new Republican rule implicitly instructs the CBO not to say how much it will cost taxpayers to repeal Obamacare,…

7 years ago

Wary Republicans Portend Possible Good News for the Disabled and Seniors

It would be a mistake to talk about Medicare specifics now. It’s an important issue, but we can’t do everything…

7 years ago

Lewandowski’s Lie Is Probably Preparation For Trump’s Greatest Con on Americans

Lewandowski repeated a Trump campaign lie and said: “Donald Trump won the election campaign by the largest majority since Ronald…

7 years ago

Medicare and Medicaid Face Similar Fate as Obamacare Under Trump’s GOP

Trump promised his base he wouldn’t even think about or entertain any proposal to touch Medicare; now he vows "modernization"…

7 years ago

Stunning Hypocrisy – AARP Supports the Anti-Social Security Lobby ALEC

AARP should be more sensitive to its retired members who are vulnerable to ALEC-supported legislative efforts to eliminate Social Security.

8 years ago

Paul Ryan Wants A Racist President If He’ll Ravage the Poor and Elderly

It is possible Paul Ryan is not an avid nativist, but he is a Republican and the fact that he…

8 years ago

Congress Opposes President Obama’s Effort To Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

"Doctors get paid more if they prescribe really expensive drugs because they get paid a percentage of the cost of…

8 years ago

Paul Krugman Strikes Back At Liberals Who Attack ‘Obamacare’

Krugman points out that with GOP control the House, it may take many years before Republicans agree to provide more…

8 years ago

Hillary Rodham Clinton Sounds Like A Realist – Not A Republican

The reality is that when Democrats did have majorities in both houses of Congress they were barely able to pass…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Demands A Ransom That Obama Will Never Agree To In Debt Ceiling Fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is demanding Social Security and Medicare cuts in exchange for his vote to raise the…

8 years ago

Callous Kasich Tells Retiree Worried He Intends To Slash Social Security To “Get Over It”

Kasich dismissed criticism of his attitude as "silly" and said "difficult" changes are necessary in order to stabilize Social Security

8 years ago

President Obama Calls Out The Republican Lies About Medicare

President Obama is pushing back against the Republican lies about Medicare while celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

9 years ago

Jeb Bush And Scott Walker Campaign To Impress the Koch Brothers, Not the People

It would be difficult for even Fox News to argue against the idea that Republicans only campaign, and act, according…

9 years ago

We Need To Phase Out Medicare, Says Jeb Bush at Koch Brothers Sponsored Event

Jeb Bush told an audience at a Koch brothers' sponsored Americans for Prosperity event in New Hampshire, that we need…

9 years ago

61 House Democrats Are Taking A Stand Against Corporate America

The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding…

9 years ago

According To Polls Most Americans Are Socialists Like Bernie Sanders

It is glaringly obvious that for regardless the reason Senator Sanders self-labels himself as a "democratic socialist," or whatever negative…

9 years ago

Republicans Use TPP Trade Deal To Slash Medicare

Republicans in the Senate have discovered yet another means of cutting Medicare to add insult to injury from the already…

9 years ago

The Koch Brothers Try To Fool The American People With An Evil PR Campaign

What is missing from the long list of Koch demands to abolish virtually the entire government is exactly how it…

9 years ago

Rand Paul Is Trying To Fool The Left Into Thinking That He Is Their Friend

The same people that apparently hate the libertarian Koch brothers are looking on Rand Paul as a decent human being;…

9 years ago

US House Is Functional For A Day, Passes Bipartisan Bill, Extends CHIP Funding

In a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation, the US House overwhelmingly passed a Medicare payment overhaul bill on Thursday.

9 years ago

GOP Sociopaths, Not God, Don’t Want Americans To Have Medical Care

Since 2009 it has been painfully obvious that Republicans or their supporters do not want Americans to have access to…

9 years ago

House GOP Budget: More Money For War, Repeal Obamacare, Cut Food Stamps and Medicaid

House Republicans have once again shown that they have little regard for the average American family or the typical American…

9 years ago

Koch-Congress Preparing To Starve the Poor With Drastic Food Stamp Cuts

The big plan the new Koch Senate is due to propose this week is cutting food stamps substantially and giving…

9 years ago

Chris Christie’s New Campaign Strategy? Run On Slashing Social Security and Medicare

On Friday, Robert Costa at The Washington Post reported that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie disclosed his 2016 platform to…

9 years ago

Joe Scarborough Says Liberals Are Anti-Science Because They Oppose Keystone Pipeline

During the Tuesday broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough claimed "climate alarmists" are denying science by opposing the extension…

9 years ago

Kansas’ Kobach Warns Immigration Action Leads To Ethnic Cleansing and Socialism

According to one angry racist Republican, the start of ethnic cleansing is when an African American President takes executive action…

9 years ago

Ted Cruz Says A Functioning Senate Subverts the Will of The People

In fact, there is very little that Ted Cruz even likes about this country, including the United States Constitution, that…

9 years ago

Natural Born Job Killers: Why Republicans Are Afraid to Reveal Their Job Creation Ideas

It is difficult to believe that any American might think, even for a nano-second, that Republicans serve anyone other than…

9 years ago

Kansas Is a Portent of Republican Medicare Privatization Disaster

Democrats have a living, breathing example of privatizing Medicare, and frankly everything in the Path to Prosperity budget, that has…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell Puts His Foot In His Mouth By Calling The Founding Fathers Radicals

McConnell asserted that belief in, and support for, the government is "an act of true radicalism," something that makes the…

9 years ago

Mitch McConnell Tries To Undo Everything Obama Has Done With Government Shutdown Threat

If any American thinks the Republicans will not follow through on their shutdown threat, they are deluded because McConnell's own…

9 years ago

Doctors, An Endangered Species Thanks To The Republicans

After your next checkup, if you know your doc pretty well, take a little time and ask him/her how the…

10 years ago

When Boehner and Cantor Say What The American People Want They Mean ALEC and the Kochs

In Republican parlance, when they say "what the people want," they mean their wealthy benefactors the Koch brothers, ALEC, and…

10 years ago

Senator Elizabeth Warren And The New Economic Populism

Will Senator Elizabeth Warren's political economic populist movement change US economics and politics now and in the future?

10 years ago

A Senate Committee is the Latest to Attack Kathleen Sebelius Over ACA

Today, we take a close look at the Senate Finance Committee and their relentless and unfair attempts to discredit the…

10 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Ayn Rand Fantasy Is to Double Food Stamp Cuts and Starve Millions

As devastating as the food stamp cuts that took effect may be, they are just a preview of increased hunger…

10 years ago

The Affordable Care Act Ain’t Broke: So Let’s Fix Healthcare.gov (Quickly, Please)

The healthcare.gov website has been online for 2 weeks. It works, but must be improved. There has been an overload…

10 years ago

The Insurance Industry Hates the ACA? The Insurance Industry Loves the ACA.

If you were to believe the headlines, it would appear that Blue Cross and their ilk are terrified of ACA.…

10 years ago

Fiscal Scolds Demand ‘Reforms’ to Social Security and Medicare Based on a Myth

The fiscal scolds at Fix The Debt are again demanding 'reforms' to Social Security and Medicare. Their entire argument is…

10 years ago

IT’S TEOTWAWKI REDUX, NOT! Obamacare And The Exploitation of Technology Fear.

The right-wing uses the people's fear of new technology to try to stop "Obamacare". Many experts said that Y2K would…

10 years ago

During the Obama Presidency Republicans Have Not Made a Single Concession to Help People

It can hardly be disputed that throughout Barack Obama's tenure as President, Republicans have not made one concession or presented…

10 years ago

Republican Terrorists Have Exposed Themselves as The Traitors They Are

Republicans exposed themselves as the traitors they are because about 70% of the 86,000 civilians employed at 16 U.S. intelligence…

10 years ago

It Looks Like The Republican Debt Ceiling Demands Came Straight From The Koch Brothers

The GOP's debt ceiling demands are a composite Ryan budget, Koch policy meeting demands,"and ALEC social policy reform package all…

10 years ago

Republicans Are Wearing Driving Millions Into Poverty as a Badge of Honor

One might be inclined to believe politicians would be repulsed that the richest nation in the history of the world…

11 years ago

Charles Koch Launches Campaign to Eliminate the Minimum Wage

Charles Koch has joined Republicans pushing to eliminate the nation's minimum wage. He implied that getting rid of minimum wage…

11 years ago

Republicans Expect the Elderly, Poor and Unemployed to Pay Off Their Debt

For some reason, only Republicans remember that it was the poor, public sector workers, and retirees who created the country's…

11 years ago

Cancer Patients Facing Death Thanks to the Republican Sequester

While conservatives whine about White House tours cancer patients will die because of their sequester cuts.

11 years ago

The Human Costs of the War on Social Security and Medicare

The Chained-CPI amounts to punishing seniors for living longer.

11 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Budget Helps Drag His Approval Rating Down to 35%

As Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget advances toward the finishing line in the Republican-led House, a new Rasmussen poll shows Ryan…

11 years ago

Paul Ryan Lies In Order to Give The Wealthiest Americans a 15% Tax Cut

Paul Ryan is lying to justify inflicting more pain on the American people for the sheer joy of giving the…

11 years ago

The American People Are Being Punished Because Republicans Refused Pay Their Debts

Americans are being held responsible for Republicans' debt for two unnecessary wars, costly prescription plan, tax cuts for the rich,…

11 years ago

Hiding Behind the Latest Republican Reboot is the Same Protect the Rich Agenda

A Republican by any rebranding is still pushing education cuts, Medicare privatization, cuts to Medicaid, safety net cuts, and the…

11 years ago

Paul Ryan Justifies Screwing Sandy Victims By Calling Flood Insurance Program Irresponsible

Paul Ryan justified his no vote for Sandy victims claiming that maintaining the existing flood insurance relief program was irresponsible.

11 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Destroys Republican Talking Points on the Debt Ceiling

Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) destroyed Republican talking points regarding the debt ceiling on Face the Nation, and then upped the ante…

11 years ago

Republicans Spread the Holiday Hate by Trying to Kill Medicare for Christmas

As a hateful attempt to cut the nation's deficit, and avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff, the GOP is going all…

11 years ago

Republicans Are More Willing to Cause Another Recession than Abandon the Rich

The tragedy is that Republicans are more than willing to see America suffer a deep recession than they are to…

11 years ago

Failed Republican Economics are at the Root of America’s Decade of Economic Woe

The GOP bears most of the blame for the economic woes over the past 12 years whether it was unfunded…

11 years ago

Why Conservatives Should Be Thankful That the Rest of Us Elected President Obama

Conservatives should be thankful the rest of the population elected a President not inclined to deliberately cause suffering for 98%…

11 years ago

Liberals Need to Avoid Being Their Own Worst Enemy

Some liberals have the mind-boggling view there is no difference between Romney & Obama, and are even planning not to…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney is the Executioner Who is Leading His Supporters to the Gallows

There is no demographic that supports Romney that is not inexorably linked to their own destruction and unfortunately, to their…

11 years ago

The Republican Vision for Government is Corporate Owned and Operated

The government Romney and Republicans propose is not business friendly, it is business-owned and operated, and the people are expendable…

11 years ago

Claire McCaskill Crushes Todd Akin with One 30 Second Ad

Now that the deadline has passed for Todd Akin to drop out of the race Sen. Claire McCaskill is hitting…

11 years ago

Dear Republicans Defending Romney’s 47% Remarks: He Was Talking About You

It turns out that when Mitt Romney attacked 150 million Americans for being dependent on government, he was really targeting…

11 years ago

Nancy Pelosi Explains How Romney is Helping Democrats Retake the House

Nancy Pelosi did everything but send Mitt Romney a thank you card and a fruit basket, while discussing how the…

11 years ago

Weekend Football Scrimmage in Ohio Leaves Obama Over Romney 1-0

Mitt Romney celebrated the college football season with lies about the economy and job creation and Obama told Ohioans to…

11 years ago

Todd Akin Says Raped Women Do Not Get Pregnant So No Abortions

Missouri Republican Todd Akin says that women who are legitimately raped don't get pregnant and that abortion punishes the child,…

12 years ago

Obama Obliterates Romney and Ryan’s Medicare Lies

President Obama responded to Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's rash of Medicare lies by setting record straight on what a…

12 years ago

Shades of Palin’s Bridge to Nowhere in Secret Pork Lover Paul Ryan

Just like Sarah Palin's bridge to nowhere, Paul Ryan is a secret pork lover who blames President Obama for his…

12 years ago

Paul Ryan Gets His Medicare Lies Straight From Koch Funded TV Ads

The GOP's so called policy wonk spread lies about Medicare to America's seniors that were taken from Koch Brothers funded…

12 years ago

Paul Ryan Talks like a Maker, but Lives Like a Taker

The inconsistencies between Paul Ryan's life and his ideals about self-reliance are impossible to overlook.

12 years ago

Fight the Epic GOP Lie that Social Security and Medicare Are Entitlements

Now that Willard Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, the GOP are misleading voters with a term that…

12 years ago

Rachel Maddow Shows Why Paul Ryan is a Democrat’s Best Friend in 2012

Rachel Maddow shows us what a monumental mistake the Romney Campaign made in selecting the Kill Medicare Guy as his…

12 years ago