Lots of things are happening in the world, but I need to lead with some OHMYGOD Doctor Who News. Bear with me.
Rejoice, citizens of the United States! As of yesterday, the United States Supreme Court, as you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, upheld the Affordable Care Act. Read More What the Affordable Care Act Means to Women
Thanks, Supreme Court. I didn’t need that health insurance anyway. No, really. It’s fine. Read More An Open Letter to the Supreme Court
Obama formally filed for reelection today, and marked the occasion with this video. Pro tip: do NOT read the YouTube comments. Whew. Read More Obama Files for 2012 Reelection
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the historic passage of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act. Over the past 12 months, the world has not ended, rich people are still rich, and Obama has not turned white people into slaves — in other words, the Right was wrong. Healthcare reform, or HCR, has helped millions of people get insured. Myself included. Read More Happy Anniversary, Healthcare Reform!
This week, Michele Bachmann (R, MN) went on Meet the Press to discuss healthcare reform funding, the crisis in Libya, how John Boehner has fared as Speaker of the House, and whether or not she still believes we are operating under a “gangster government” (a phrase she famously originated in 2009). Read More Michele Bachmann Still Considers Obama Administration a “Gangster Government”
Let me start by saying that in pretty much any other state in our fair country, Brad Ellsworth would be an R instead of a D. He’s a fiscally conservative Blue Dog from southern Indiana, an area not known for its progressives. A former Sheriff, Ellsworth did work closely on healthcare reform and supports and pledges to uphold the changes made in the past year. Read More Ellsworth v. Coats (Indiana 8th): Healthcare and Job Creation