This is philosophical warfare, and for the Republicans, Medicare is an appropriate casualty.
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Let's add death panels,
but only for those who think
they're already there.
A Twitter-submitted question from Phoenix, AZ spoke of "too many lies, like death panels" and asked the President "where is it all coming from?" adding: "America deserves to know the truth."
Last weekend I was in Vermont on vacation when I heard that Senator Bernie Sanders was hosting a town meeting on health care. I grabbed my video camera and went to the meeting.
On page 311 of the health care reform bill: Forced "sterilization" of all surgical tools. One more step toward forced sterilization of everyone.
An indignant Palin immediately released a series of searing Facebook status updates denouncing the impending alien immigrant infestation as "icky" and "un-American,"
Death panels are real. They do exist. Your own insurance provider could be in on it. And it's time the media said so.
WASHINGTON — The judgment is harsh in a new poll that finds Americans worried about the government taking over health insurance, cutting off tre...
A few weeks ago, seemingly out of the blue, people suddenly began referring to President Obama's proposal to include end-of-life-care assistance into ...
What's really irritating about Palin's proposal is that we have to have a law to reimburse doctors to talk to their patients. What?
Senator Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa, called President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi "intellectually dishonest" on Tuesday, saying that De...
Having heard Palin's rumor countless times now, casual observers of politics (a.k.a. the majority of the American public) will come to believe that the rumor is true.
There's a pretty striking finding buried in the new NBC/WSJ poll: It turns out nearly half of Americans believe the "death panel" fib.
The pollster r...
"Death panels" is such an excellent term. You know exactly what it means, and therefore you know you're against them. Debate over. This term more than...
Since Obama's rise, the US right has been skipping frantically from one fantasy to another, like a person in the throes of a mental breakdown.
Before we collectively start quaking in fear of a government takeover of health care it might make sense to slow down and consider that a fair amount of our health care system already has strong government involvement.
Notice that the insurance industry-funded opposition to reform is well-managed enough to not send shouters and swastika sign-wavers to the town halls you are scheduled to appear at.
Town hall meetings on health care reform....Debate or Debacle? Media make sure squeakiest wheels get the grease.
Members of the Minutemen, supporters of the LaRouche movement, and other conservatives loudly brought their agendas to the public meetings.
National leaders deliberately sparked fear and anger over a consultation about death and sensational media threw fuel on the fire.
The Obama administration has been attempting to win the favor of Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley in its quest to garner his support for health care reform...
Wow. A forthcoming poll by the nonpartisan Research 2000 for DailyKos finds that a majority of Republicans either believes, or isn't sure about, the c...
Palin's ability to rile the public and the media because of her sexuality is fascinating to me.
The founding fathers must be rolling over in their graves as they listen to what has become of their dream of free speech.
"Death panels" are made up out of whole cloth by people who specialize in generating fear to protect wealthy special interests -- in this case the health insurance industry.
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