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The HIV Life Sentence: Health Care Coverage

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Tyler Curry

When I initially tested positive for HIV, I was a writer at a national law firm. The position was well-paid -- and I absolutely hated it. But the position afforded me the Mercedes-Benz of health insurance. What else could a newly positive boy ask for, right? At least that's what I tried to tell myself.

Ted Cruz's Psychotic Obsession

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Jon Hotchkiss

Cruz's unreasonable, illogical and pathological obsession with overturning the Affordable Health Care Act reminds me a lot of John Hinkley's unreasonable, pathological, illogical obsession for Jodie Foster, albeit, with one tiny difference.

5 Reasons Republicans Should Embrace Obamacare... and Take Credit for It

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Republicans would be far better served embracing Obamacare, labeling it correctly, taking credit for it, and using it to "prove" the virtues of free market competition.

Mr. Politician: Don't Tear Down This Wall!

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Apparently friendship and cooperation with someone in the opposing political party is a disqualifier for elective office. Nothing epitomizes the divis...

Governor, Heal Thyself

Dave Helfert | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Dave Helfert

Rick Perry joins at least six other Republican governors who are refusing to expand healthcare coverage for low income citizens or to comply with other provisions of federal law, including the "leaders" of Florida and Louisiana.

Mr. President: Include This In the State of the Union...Please

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The president should tell us, as is true, that the state of the nation in 2012 is "better" than it was when he took office.

Affordable, High Quality Health Care: The Cure for Our Economy

Dr. Dennis Gottfried | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Dr. Dennis Gottfried

For the sake of our entire economy, America must act now to contain health care costs while, at the same time, improving the quality of care.

The Simple Answer to the "Individual Mandate" Question

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Now that the Obama administration has decided to appeal directly to the Supreme Court, the question is front-and-center.

Christie's Absurd Claims

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Governor Chris Christie claimed President Obama came into office in a crisis, and did not lead. Moreover, he suggested the president did not recognize problems and push to solve them. He must not understand the meanings of two words: "filibuster" and "abuse."

Saving Medicare From "Private-izing" Ryan.

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

What kind of person deliberately deceives and misleads hundreds of millions of people into accepting a fairy-tale for their future health coverage -- and would leave them powerless to do anything about it?

House Democrats Punished for Senate's Failures

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Democrats lost the House, and Nancy Pelosi the Speaker's gavel, because of the Senate's dysfunction. Many, if not most, I would wager, of the 400+ bills passed by the House had simple majorities in the Senate.

How to Make Republicans Choose Between the People and the Big Health Insurers

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

As of this Thursday, it shall be illegal for insurance companies to drop your coverage when you become ill. The day should not be allowed to pass, however, without calling the Republicans to task. With votes.