Last week was not a very good week for me. I had another panic attack on Monday. I’d been stressing out about money, or our lack thereof lately. Thinking about this more than I should is a hallmark of someone with chronic and debilitating anxiety.I think about the money we don’t have because I’m not making very much yet from freelancing. So then I think, “Self, maybe it’s time to get a part-time job.” I have nothing against work or working part-time. The problem is that I’m terrified to do so....more
Today is the anticipated -- if largely symbolic -- repeal vote on Obamacare in the House. While this effort was practically a mandate from the mid-term election, it sadly stands little chance of passing through the Senate....more
It might make you grit your teeth and make smoke pour from your ears, but I am thrilled that health care reform passed. Let me tell you why. I’m one of those uninsured Americans everyone’s always talking about.
(This post was written by a staffer for the Education and Labor Committee)Last night the House voted 220-207 to pass the budget reconciliation bill. The bill made significant and necessary improvements to the health care law passed two days previously. It also reformed federal student loans to make college more affordable for all Americans....more
Like all bills, this one has a bazillion little loopholes, asides, and sneaky little buggars. Plus, it’s hard to boil down something so big to bullet points. I’m sure I’ve left things out and maybe even gotten things wrong, but here’s my understanding of the new health care bill.
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