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Counting your Chickens

Does your doctor accept chickens for healthcare?

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Lowden named worst person in the world by Olbermann

After nearly a month of national ridicule, Lowden’s campaign manager’s (Robert Uithoven) outrageous comments while discussing health care reform and BarterGate on Face to Face culminate with he and Lowden being named Worst Persons in the World.

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Lowden: “Barter with Your Doctor”

Sue Lowden, former chair of the Nevada GOP, has some suggestions for health care policy rather than the Democrats’ plan. 1. Save as much as you can in tax-free health savings accounts; 2. Barter with your doctor. She said I … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Health Bill Will Reduce Deficit up to $1.2 Trillion

House Democratic leader, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, said that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) had determined that the package of legislation would produce “the largest deficit reduction of any bill we have adopted in Congress since 1993,” … Continue reading

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Jon Ralston interview Sue Lowden on Health Care

Jon Ralston of Face to Face interviews Republican candidate Sue Lowden about her position on reformation of health care in the U.S.

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Obama has his mojo back

I watched President Obama’s speech in St. Louis yesterday. It was quite noticeable that he has seemingly dropped his previous effort of trying to cajole the Republican leadership into governing in a bipartisan way. The Republican leadership were clear in … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Industry push back on attacks

Robert Zirkelbach, a spokesman for America’s Health Insurance Plans, said insurance industry workers “do not deserve to be vilified for political purposes. … For every dollar spent on health care in America, less than one penny goes toward health plan … Continue reading

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Why there is no single-payer public option

Amy Goodman on Democracy Now stated “Republican lawmakers remained staunchly opposed to using the federal government to regulate health insurance.” Republicans want the current health care bill dumped in the trash and to start all over. Goodman interviewed Trudy Lieberman … Continue reading

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Nevadans support reconciliation strategy

A majority of Nevadans support using reconciliation to pass health legislation. Poll shows 55% of Nevadans do not object to reconciliation. 64% of Independent voters as well. Maybe that calm some of the timorousness of some of those Democratic senators … Continue reading

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Reconciliation to pass healthcare reform?

Today on Wolf Blitzer’s Situation Room on CNN the Cafferty file segment asked “should the Democrats try to ram healthcare reform through with 51 votes using that process called reconciliation?” Blitzer commented How do you feel about the prospect of … Continue reading

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