Should You Blame Al Franken For Donald Trump’s Rise?

Last week, I tracked every single thing that every single pundit suggested was responsible for the rise of GOP front-runner Donald Trump. But, like the Constitution, it’s a living document. Here’s a recent addition: Minnesota Sen. Al Franken begot Trump, a wrong notion from the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar. Off the top, you think you…

Big Insurer Eyes Exit From Obamacare Exchanges

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest health insurance company is scaling back on marketing its products on the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges and is considering pulling its offerings after the current sign-up period objectives, UnitedHealth Group announced Thursday. The company currently sells health plans in 24 states and encompasses more than half thousands and…

Tweets from 2010? Jen Psaki is right: People care a lot about losing their health care

Was that photo of President Obama’s staffers looking sad taken right after they’d all had their memories wiped, like, with a cloth, or just before? No one who worked in or around the White House between 2008 and 2016 seems to remember anything that went on there; either that, or a total lack of self-awareness…

Slate sees it eerie that Paul Ryan can smile while describing a future without the Obamacare mandate

Ben Shapiro perhaps said it best Monday in a piece published in Daily Wire entitled,” Why Republicans Lose No Matter What With Trumpcare .” The whole thing’s worth a read, but Shapiro pulled out his own excerpt to serve as” the short version .” Here’s the short version of why Republican strategy on Trumpcare fails…

Could the hot takes on Otto Warmbier maybe get worse? Sample these supposes on US health care

It truly didn’t seem possible that the takes on Otto Warmbier, whose household announced his death Monday, could get any more cruel that those floated by outlets like Salon, The Huffington Post, and Comedy Central’s” The Nightly Show ,” all of which took” frat son” Warmbier to task for expecting his white privilege to allow…

Guess who Dem strategist blames for BlueCross’ exit from ACA marketplaces( go on, guess !)

@Zac_Petkanas This can’t be a serious tweet — Jaqen H’ghar (@ Africann_Psycho) May 24, 2017 @Zac_Petkanas Keep telling yourself that. Eventually you will believe it. — apar1 969 (@ apar1 969) May 24, 2017 Who could’ve foreseen something like this happening? Blue Cross Kansas City ceasing Obamacare affecting both Missouri and Kansas. https :// t.co/…

John Oliver detonation states that refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

With characteristic verse, John Oliver has seen a route to compare health insurance to a pair of gym shorts that aren’t quite big enough to cover your junk. He is, of course, referring to the “Medicaidgap.” Although the Affordable Care Act( aka “Obamacare“) expanded health-insurance coverage, it left some people in a difficult position: too…

Puh-LEEZE! Nancy Pelosi is abruptly distressed by this thought

Hey, look who’s abruptly concerned about the believed to be people losing their health plans: Americans deserve to be healthy. But millions will lose coverage if ACA objective. Read some of their stories here: https :// t.co/ TsGHkmgAtk — Nancy Pelosi (@ NancyPelosi) June 26, 2017 If Pelosi’s interested in sharing tales about schemes that…