Exactly one month before a Presidential election, my mother will walk outside and stick ten political yard signs in our grass. Without fail, each night someone comes by and tears them down, such a common Texas occurrence that the film Boyhood had an entire scene about it. While she knows that her signs will be […]
State Event Calendar to Stop Trumpcare
ARIZONA Cassidy-Graham ACA Replacement Is A Bad Deal Time: Tuesday, September 26 9-10 AM MST Location: 407 W Congress Street, Tucson, AZ 85701, USA Host: Indivisible Southern Arizona Facebook Event Page ARKANSAS Time: Wednesday, September 20, 11 AM- 1 PM CDT Location: St. Michael’s Episcopal Church 12415 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, Arkansas […]
What’s the Deal with this ‘Skinny Repeal’?
As of Thursday morning the Trumpcare debate playing out on the Senate floor is moving full steam ahead, with Republican plans changing by the hour. So far they have held a vote on both a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the Senate’s version of Trumpcare, officially known as the Better Care Reconciliation […]
This Week in Trumpcare: What Happens Next?
On Tuesday, the Senate voted 50-50 on a motion to proceed to a debate on Trumpcare, forcing Vice President Mike Pence to come in and make the tie-breaking vote in favor of moving the bill forward. This means the rest of the week will be filled with debates on the floor, procedural votes, and […]
The Super Wealthy GOP Donors Pushing the Dangerous Healthcare Plan
Billionaires are controlling the fate of our healthcare. This may not come as a surprise, knowing the entrenched history between large GOP donors and the party agenda, but this has gone too far. The politicians getting their pockets filled by billionaires are more concerned with what their donors—and potential future sponsors of political opponents—want than […]
GOP Trumpcare Plan: Give Over $145 Billion to Corporate Donors
By now, it’s well known that the Senate Trumpcare plan would force 22 million people to go without health insurance. That alone should be enough for Senators to reject this cruel proposal. But, that’s not all. The plan would also stuff the pockets of the health insurance industry to a tune of over $145 billion. […]
With Each New Look, Senate’s Trumpcare Gets Worse and Worse
Right before the July 4th holiday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a new analysis of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA)—the Senate’s Trumpcare plan—showing that the bill would cut Medicaid by a whopping 35 percent by 2036, an astronomical figure that would devastate the program. A previous CBO report showed that federal Medicaid spending […]