Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Titanic Tuesday….To the Moon And Back! LIVE! 6-9PM ET 03-26-2013

March 26, 2013

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Earth, the third rock from the Sun, has a lot of things going on at the same time and homeostasis isn’t one of them.  We’re out of sync with everyone and everything.  Humans abuse much of what their hands touch.  Think about it, we rush at every thing we do from our jobs, sleep, food […]

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Titanic Tuesday….Bob’s Live! 02-19-2013

February 19, 2013

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It’s good to be behind the mic and today Bob has plenty to talk about with you on the H.O.R.N.!  We always knew there were differences in the Tea Party GOP and Progressives, well here’s science that tells you why! This from Discovery News…. “Whether you pulled the lever for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney […]

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Moran Monday….Is Everyone On Dope? 02-04-2013

February 4, 2013

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I bet you’re wondering why I would use “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” as an example for today, right?  Well, considering how many issues seem to be competing for first place in the news, in government and just in general, I’d bet we’d all be better off if everyone WAS on dope!  Yeah, I said […]

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Thursday 01-31-2013: LIVE from DC, Families USA Health Action 2013!

January 31, 2013

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Please join us Thursday, January 31, through Saturday, February 2, 2013, LIVE from Washington, DC. for the Families USA Health Action 2013 Conference! “As health care advocates, we are all struggling to rise to the different opportunities and challenges we face. Our work has many facets. We’re fighting for full implementation of the Affordable Care […]

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Titanic Tuesday…Pygmalion Effect. 01-08-2013

January 8, 2013

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The world is about expectations.  Your expectations, the general population, which according to” the USCB estimates that the world population exceeded 7 billion on March 12, 2012.”per Wikipedia .  That’s a very large number of people to make happy! However, Human Rights are a kind of universal agreement that because you ARE here, you are […]

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Moran Monday With the H.O.R.N.! 01-07-2013

January 7, 2013

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Here we are again with the Hillbilly jokes that never get old, right?  Meet West Virginia’s “Buckwild”, MTV’s alternative to “Jersey Shore”.  It’s along the same lines as “Honey Boo” and we’re so excited that we’re in such good company that it makes us want to spit!  Even our Senator has pleaded the case: (Fox […]

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Titanic Tuesday…”Runnin’ Down A Dream” 12-11-2012

December 11, 2012

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We know that the world is getting tougher to get by in but when statistics, I think in terms of people, report one in five children in the U.S. lives in poverty and the GOP is holding an end-of-the-world “fiscal cliff” party.  It boggles the mind that healthcare, children, the elderly and disabled seem to […]

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Moran Monday….Waiting On The Countdown! 11-05-12

November 5, 2012

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Welcome back to another pre-election countdown on the H.O.R.N.!  We’ve been calling, knocking on doors and checking on folks after the storm while getting prepared to spend the election with you!  It’s been a rocky road but we’re ready to finish this crazy election year up and get back to problem solving.  When we see […]

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Titanic Tuesday…Snow White And The Poison Apple. 10-16-12

October 16, 2012

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What’s in a name?  We expect a level of responsibility in the products we buy, at least we used too.  Now, once again Apple’s own iPhone construction is under attack, more specifically the manufacturer Foxconn in China.  ”This is not the first time the company has been embroiled in controversy over working conditions. In January, […]

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Thorn In The Side Thursday…Lunatic Fringe. 10-11-12

October 11, 2012

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The NYTimes states,:”WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney is seen by more voters in three battleground states as a strong leader after his dominant debate performance last week, but perceptions that the economy is improving remain a buttress for President Obama as the 2012 campaign comes down to its final weeks.” Evidently the polls that gave these results are ones where […]

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Monday Moran Madness! “Don’t Be Argumentative With The Campaign.” 9-03-2012

September 3, 2012

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Happy Labor Day!  We start today’s post by saying this because we must remember what that phrase entails. The struggles that many of our families faced over the years in order to provide a living for their children. Now we return to the present, and the contenders for the White House, who will follow the […]

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Remember the Health Care Debate?

June 14, 2010

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No, not the health INSURANCE debate.  The debate about actually letting real people see a doctor when necessary. A new wrinkle: Seems some people are getting desperate. And the particular person mentioned below doesn’t seem to be in a position to be helped by anything that the President and Congress have passed this year. Unemployed […]

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Attack of the Town Hall Zombies

June 9, 2010

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A horror-story starring Parker Griffith. I made this to be an artifact for future political scientists to study the town halls of 2009. Enjoy!

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WellPoint Routinely Targets Breast Cancer Patients

April 22, 2010

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One after another, shortly after a diagnosis of breast cancer, each of the women learned that her health insurance had been canceled. First there was Yenny Hsu, who lived and worked in Los Angeles. Later, Robin Beaton, a registered nurse from Texas. And then, most recently, there was Patricia Relling, a successful art gallery owner […]

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Florida Doctor Tells Obama Voters To Go Elsewhere, Then Denies It

April 2, 2010

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The sign on the door reads: “If you voted for Obama seek urologic care elsewhere. Changes to your healthcare begin right now, not in four years”. But then the “good” doctor told the Orlando Sentinel: “I’m not turning anybody away — that would be unethical,” Dr. Jack Cassell, 56, a Mount Dora urologist and a […]

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Health Care Reform Protesters – The Dumb, the Bad and the Ugly

March 29, 2010

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Cut The Crap, Eric Cantor, And Spare Us Your Magic Bullets

March 26, 2010

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Repiglican Congressman from Virginia, Eric Cantor, held a press conference yesterday to breathlessly announce that his campaign office had been targeted by gunmen, and that he has been receiving “threatening” emails. Only problem is, he refuses to let anyone see these emails, he refused to answer any questions after his drama queen press conference, and […]

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Teabagger 'Apologizes' For Mocking Man With Parkinsons – Sincere or BS?

March 25, 2010

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Remember the teabagger who was throwing dollar bills at the man, Dr. Bob Letcher, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease at the health care reform rally in Ohio last week? Well supposedly he’s apologized for his actions. How did he excuse his behavior? He claims he didn’t see Dr. Letcher’s sign. No, really, he said that. […]

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Obama Tells GOP Repeal Monkeys To "Go For It"

March 25, 2010

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President Barack Obama dared Republicans on Thursday to try to repeal his newly signed healthcare reform but warned that their effort would backfire as he touted the measure’s benefits. “If they want to have that fight, I welcome that fight,” Obama said in prepared remarks for delivery in Iowa in his first big speech since […]

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YES WE CAN!

March 25, 2010

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