1. S

    FICA and SECA are our most regressive taxes.

    FICA and SECA are our most regressive federal taxes. The huge plurality of USA's poorest income earners are wage earners. We all pay the taxes embedded within the prices we pay; but wage earners are the only individual persons upon which the FICA tax based upon payrolls is levied...
  2. Sabcat

    Medicare for all and why it will not work

    Crazy sanders came out to talk about his socialized healthcare bill. They take a look at it.
  3. skews13

    If GOP Can Repeal Obamacare With 51 Votes Democrats Can Expand Medicare With 51 Votes

    “if the Republicans use budget reconciliation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the precedent that it only takes 50 votes to make major changes to health care will have been set; the next time Democrats have the majority in the Senate, we will use the budget reconciliation process to lower the...
  4. skews13

    Does Single Payer Medicare For All Sound Good Now?

    If you don't give us more money, it will cause suffering. No really.
  5. dusty

    Are you on medicare? Better see this....

    no link needed for this one lawmakers plan to cut what medacare part A covers by half. that would force those on medacare part A only to change the plann to medacare part A and B in order to cover er cost that was or is coverd by part A. where part B there is a fee to pay. of 300 to 400 a...
  6. LongWinded

    Paul Krugman Decimates Jeb Bush's Medicare Delusion

    Paul Krugman Decimates Jeb Bush's Medicare Delusion | Alternet Republicans just want to privatize it and give that automatic take out of your paycheck funds to health insurance companies for voucher "Sorry, you can't afford to live" plans.
  7. LongWinded

    Another TPP Lie Exposed: How Medicare Is Getting Stiffed in Obama’s Massive Trade Dea

    The administration has undermined the public trust in its campaign to pass Trans-Pacific Partnership yet again. Another TPP Lie Exposed: How Medicare Is Getting Stiffed in Obama?s Massive Trade Deal | Alternet Damn neoliberals. We need Sanders, not another neoliberal like Clinton in office.
  8. A

    Medicare Win Opens Door for Transgender Seniors

    ChICAGO — Denee Mallon marveled at the view of Lake Michigan from her hospital bed in the Windy City, where she had just made history: the then 74-year-old transgender woman underwent a milestone sex reassignment surgery she'd sought for decades. "Here I am, finally, after all these years," she...
  9. goober

    Medicare spending $1000 lower than projected

    Medicare spending is $1000 per person lower than projected by the CBO in 2010. The Mystery of the Missing $1,000 Per Person: Can Medicare?s Spending Slowdown Continue? | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation And at least part of the drop is due to ObamaCare The amazing, mysterious decline in...
  10. pensacola niceman

    Medicare coverage ban on sex-change surgery lifted

    I don't understand how someone who has lived a long life as one gender, wants to change into another. However, that's just me. Besides, that am one butt-ugly woman. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex...
  11. Medicine Man

    Medicare $pending!!!!!

    THI$ should be rather entertaining!!!!
  12. Medicine Man

    Raffie Cruz; BIG Fan O' Canadian Medicare??!!

    What's Raffie AFRAID-Of???? :huh:
  13. pana8

    Doctors Dumped From Rolls of Medicare

    AMAC: Doctors Dumped From Rolls of Medicare Advantage Providers Due to Obamacare - AMAC, Inc. "by John Grimaldi - WASHINGTON, DC, Dec 13 – Seniors have already begun receiving notices that Medicare Advantage programs are dropping their doctors from their lists of providers, according to Dan...
  14. Medicine Man

    Medicare, For ALL!!!!

    It's hardly (that's "not hardly", for you Bush-fans) unique!!!! * The Fight For Medicare In Saskatchewan - YouTube *
  15. skews13

    Block A Grand Bargain With Cuts To Social Security, Medicare

    The National Memo » Block A Grand Bargain With Bold Progressive Solutions To Social Security And Medicare Going into the post-shutdown budget discussions, progressives should take the offensive with proposals that would fix problems with Social Security and Medicare without any...
  16. ChaimaBe

    Obamacare, Medicare, Welfare ?

    Can anyone explain why there's such a fuss around Obamacare? What are the differences between Medicare and Obamacare? Second question, if anyone can explain the big lines of the American welfare system? And unemployment benefits? Any official site of the government with the explanation...
  17. intangible child

    Don’t turn medicare into a voucher system

    John Boehner, Paul Ryan and House Republicans are doubling down on their efforts turn Medicare into a private voucher system – a system that lines the pockets of the big business while putting benefits at risk. The GOP’s voucher scheme would leave millions of seniors at the mercy of insurance...
  18. intangible child

    Tell Paul Ryan: No Medicare Cuts

    Paul Ryan’s extreme new budget plan would end Medicare as we know it. We can’t let him get away with this. Ryan’s budget would replace Medicare with a private voucher system and increase health care costs for seniors while protecting tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires. Ending...
  19. TNVolunteer73

    Planned Parenthood Medicare fraud, (in other words Stealing from the poor).

    Planned Parenthood accused of $6M fraud - Washington Times A Planned Parenthood affiliate in Texas knowingly sent in about $6 million in false claims to Medicaid and took steps to cover up its acts, says a federal “whistleblower” lawsuit that was unsealed Friday. $28 Million Planned...
  20. intangible child

    Now It’s Official: Obama Sells Catfood Futures, Um, Social Security and Medicare Cuts

    There is no more pretense possible. As we’ve warned for some time, Obama is eager to put a notch on his belt by being the President that rolled back the New Deal programs that helped create broad-based middle-class prosperity and dignity. He’s cast himself as an adult inflicting discipline on...