Category Archives: healthcare

On Benefits and Birth Control

There is a big argument going on now about the rules that would require all health insurance plans, even group plans for people who work for religious backed organizations, to cover the birth control pill at no cost. Some are … Continue reading

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Conservatives will destroy the health insurance industry.

One challenge to the individual mandate in the health insurance reform law was recently thrown out but another one was allowed to continue in the state of Florida. If successful, these conservative state seeking to overturn the individual mandate will … Continue reading

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When you wake up tomorrow…

When you wake up tomorrow, your children will be able to stay on your health insurance, if they are not employed with a job that provides health insurance, until they are 26. When you wake up tomorrow, the next time … Continue reading

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More quixotic attempts to override the healthcare law

Louisiana is at it again. They are trying to pass legislation meant to overrule the new health reform law. Supporters of the bill believe that the Federal Government cannot compel citizens to purchase health insurance. Some argue that since the … Continue reading

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Americans didn’t want the healthcare bill

At least so I am told by conservatives, nearly every day. I am even told that Americans will make their voices heard in November. Why wait for November? Why not make your voices heard now? There must be an election … Continue reading

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Neutering the Louisiana AG office.

Louisiana AG Buddy Caldwell defended his reasoning for joining the previously all Republican attempt to overturn the new healthcare legislation via a lawsuit with the given excuse: ¬†As Attorney General, I am duty bound by my oath of office to … Continue reading

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Subbing in for David Gereighty on GT Morning

I have been subbing in for David Gereighty (my former co-host on Dan and Dave on the Air) on GT Morning Radio and will continue to do so for the rest of the week. Tomorrow (Wednesday) our scheduled topics are … Continue reading

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Serious sinner David Vitter first to try and kill the “fix” bill

The GOP has chosen David Vitter to be first up to bat when it comes to derailing this bill to fix the Senate bill. This means that David Vitter is now on record as wanting to kill the legislation that … Continue reading

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More questions for conservatives

The Senate healthcare legislation passed the House. The House also passed a legislation to “fix” the Senate bill and that bill will move to the Senate under reconciliation (because Democrats believe that they won’t get support of all of the … Continue reading

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Question for those opposed to the mandate

There are many who are suggesting that a mandate to have health coverage is not constitutional. The mandate is needed because if you remove pre-existing condition clauses without some other way of preventing anti-selection, people will only buy insurance when … Continue reading

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