The latest Republican blame-fest is centered on the Ebola virus, and as is typically the case, the real culprits are not being held responsible for their morally and socially irresponsible actions.
The President nominated Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, an extremely qualified candidate to replace 'acting' Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin. However, the National Rifle Association blocked Murthy's confirmation because he does not recognize that the NRA is "fourth and all-powerful branch of the federal government" and called for sane gun restrictions to prevent more Americans from dying unnecessarily from the gun violence epidemic.
Democrats listened to liberals. The DCCC blamed House Republicans for cutting funds to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in online ads starting Monday.
There is little money for the agencies tasked with helping stop the virus due to the Republicans' precious sequester the GOP House cannot possibly blame on anyone but their sick austerity economics.
My story is about the giant life and death rip-off that is the retail costs of cancer medications. The nitty gritty of cancer meds is that when you're dealing with dying, desperate people, you can hose them out of every last penny they're worth.
Late Sunday night, January 26, one of my submissions entitled "The Real World Story of Human Lives Sacrificed at the Altar of Deregulation" was posted on PoliticusUSA. This is part two.