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I Have Disgust For Bootlickers

Congress has voted more than fifty times to repeal the Affordable Care Care Act since it became law in 2009. They have had seven years to come up with a plan to replace it with but low and behold, come to find out that they have only been complaining all this time while sitting on their hands. Now, President Trump is putting on the pressure for the Senate to put something on his desk to sign and he apparently doesn’t give a damn what it looks like because he doesn’t understand medical insurance and doesn’t know what it’s like to have medical bills to pay. And these Senators, afraid of losing their cushy, high payed jobs with all the “perks” that go with it seem to be willing to just submit, regardless of how many people will lose their health insurance. They are willing to go against the wishes of their own constituents simply because they are Republicans and their political party had the repeal of “Obamacare” as one of its goals. It was a cruel, stupid goal or promise to begin wit…

Death By China

Trump To Cut Social Security

Trump’s Promise Not to Cut Social Security has been Broken by Robert Roach, Jr. President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget is a non-starter. He has betrayed America’s seniors. In fact, $2 trillion in deficit reduction turns out to be just a math error. The budget cuts $72 billion over ten years from disability programs, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Trump promised repeatedly to protect – not cut – Social Security. Yet his first budget does just that, harming millions of disabled Americans.  The Trump budget also slashes $1.4 trillion from Medicaid over 10 years. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), total Medicaid spending was $368 billion in 2016. Almost two-thirds of that was for seniors and people with disabilities, who rely on Medicaid for health care and long-term care. This cut is drastic and dangerous by any measurement. This budget also decimates the Community Development Block Grant, which pro…

Trumpcare Bad For All But The Rich

American Health Care Act This American Health Care Act (AHCA) decimates Medicaid, with more than $800 billion in cuts.
Donald Trump’s 2018 fiscal year budget attempts to add another $600 billion in Medicaid cuts to that figure, for a total of $1.4 trillion.
It is difficult to say what the cruelest aspect of this vote is, but raiding Medicare and cutting Medicaid surely are at the top of the list.
Even President Trump acknowledges that the AHCA is “mean.”
President Trump could fix this by going back to his campaign promises not to cut Medicare and Medicaid.
The AHCA drops the coverage guarantee for people with pre-existing conditions, strips coverage from millions and drives up costs for millions more.
The House bill takes away health insurance coverage away from 23 million Americans, and the Senate is using it as their starting point.
The numbers are especially troubling for anyone with a pre-existing condition. Premium increases are going to be massive for this group, which includes million…