One Tweet Which Shows Why Obamacare Has Been a Hard Sell

By: Monday March 31, 2014 8:03 am

Because Democrats wanted to keep the CBO score pretty, didn’t want to directly pressure hospitals to end their absurd overcharges, refused to tackle how drug companies abused their patents, and insisted on using wasteful private insurer middlemen, the overpriced law doesn’t even provide defense against moderately serious health incidents for many.

 

broken arm, broken healthcare system

By: Saturday August 3, 2013 6:40 pm

the doctors and nurses and technicians at my hospital were all angels of mercy and friendly and skilled and kind. but there were only a few of them and only so much they could do in the time allotted to each patient — they could only spread themselves so thin.

Sex, Drugs and Violence: Getty Divorce Court Date Today

By: Friday May 7, 2010 9:30 am

Today, a seriously good old-fashioned scandalous divorce trial hits the courts so I’m hightailing it downtown to LA County court to watch the unfolding. It’s Getty versus Getty as Jacqui Getty seeks divorce from her husband of 10 years, the filthy, rich and filthy-rich Gordon Peter Getty, known as Peter, whose father Gordon is worth [...]

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