Start a Campaign--Pass Healthcare Now in Teddy's Honor

In Memoriam: "The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die." Pass real healthcare reform now in Ted Kennedy's honor! (Please pass this on and let's start a campaign.) I've tweeted and facebooked this and people are picking it up.  it has some legs. Go for it. ...more

I Am Not A Crazy

I am not a crazy.  Yes, I am a conservative. That does not make me a crazy. ...more

No Public Option For Private Party

What services do we really get for all the taxes we pay?  A driver’s license, don’t we pay for that? ...more

Royal Pains: Can Concierge Medicine Coexist With Obama's Healthcare Plan?

Have you seen the new show Royal Pains? If so, you are probably now familiar with what a concierge doctor is. It's not a bad show, but is concierge (or boutique) healthcare bad for patients? From Doc Gurley... ...more


All Your Healthcare are Belong to Us

Conservatives are reeling over the "gift" Tom Daschle stuck in the bailout package with the blessing of President Obama. The disgraced former nominee to the Health and Human Services Secretary post seeks to exponentially increase government via the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology. (It's French for "Omnipotent Overlord of Your Healthcare.") ...more

As with much of the frantic effort to discredit Obama's efforts before he's been able to get any ...more

Dear President Obama - Women's Healthcare Priorities Are....

President Obama and his transition team have invited all of us to discuss health care. Planned Parenthood is leading a health care discussion group and is asking for your feedback. These are the questions Planned Parenthood is asking: ...more

when I should be headed for bed, or at least a bit of reiki.

I hope this post draws ...more

Ask President-elect Obama to make breastfeeding a priority

This morning President-elect Barack Obama reaffirmed his strong commitment to health care reform. The United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) believes that breastfeeding is an "essential public health issue" and should be a high priority for the incoming administration. In light of this, the USBC has created a petition urging President-elect Obama to make breastfeeding a high priority. ...more

There are MANY more things that need to be brought up such as Childhood Cancer Research which ...more

Disability Versus Other Aid

I am on social security disability.  Because I have two underage children still at home I also receive SSI benefits for them.  Strangely enough, the amount of money I receive thas been deemed by the state of Nevada to disqualify me for medicaid and food stamps.  I find this ridiculous. Without medicaid I have to make payments of nearly $600 to carry my Cobra benefits from my previous employer.  They are well aware of that.  Therefore, by denying me medicaid and food stamps they have effectively left me with a negative balance. ...more

Palin-oscopy: Examining Why Sassy Sarah Hits All Our Hot Buttons

Dick Cheney was a self-serving Oilcon flunky. Dan Quayle was a lightweight imbecile. Despite what has preceded her,  Sarah Palin will still go down in history as the most ill-conceived veep nominee in history. And that’s a shame for women, and the rights they strive for: in regard to healthcare,  Social Security, civil, and of course reproductive. ...more