Behold, the Power of Dems!

By: Tuesday March 16, 2010 9:00 am

Ahhh, the power of the Democrats! To all of you who said that Dems couldn’t get anything done, to all of you that said Congressional Democrats couldn’t find the President’s desk with a map, a flashlight, and guided tour from Desirée Rogers, to all of you that said this White House did not know how to play political hardball, I say: Behold!


If Private Health Insurers Are Evil, Why Are You Forcing Me to Be Their Customer?

By: Tuesday March 9, 2010 2:01 pm

A big part of the final push for this health care reform effort is focused on how terrible the private insurance companies are. On the White House blog, communications director Dan Pfeiffer is attacking the huge premium increases and monopoly power of some private insurers. HCAN is doing a “mass citizens’ arrest of the insurance companies.” On the stump, President Obama is hitting the terrible practices of the private insurance corporations hard. . . .

Why is HCAN Defending Blanche Lincoln from a Primary Challenge?

By: Wednesday November 25, 2009 9:30 am

If HCAN’s ads on behalf of Lincoln were a surprise to anyone, they shouldn’t have been. They will continue to operate as part of the Democratic party infrastructure moving to protect their “own,” and if health care reform happens in the mean time, that is always going to be a secondary concern.

“Silver Bullet” in the Head for the Public Option

By: Thursday October 8, 2009 7:19 am

And go say “hi” to Eve on her POP diary this morning.  As I said, we’ll have more later.  But this is where this battle has to go in order for it to become a movement that can achieve universal health care, not just a short-term political battle.  Her heart, and the heart of those who are willing to get arrested because they believe passionately in social justice for all, is the thing that will carry us to victory in the battle for universal health care.

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