Dr. Sanjeev Sriram: Rather than support Medicare for All and put patients before profits, the AMA entered a new “conspiracy of inaction”: the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future (PAHCF).
RJ Eskow: The “frenemies” argue that people don’t picture the Sanders/Jayapal plan when they tell pollsters they support Medicare for All.
Michael T. Hertz: The problem with having only one provider is that the system may become more and more bureaucratic. So what we need to do is set up a counter-measure that will fight bureaucracy.
Caitlin Hoff: Without thoroughly testing the entire demographic that will use a product, it’s difficult to guarantee its full safety and efficacy. Unfortunately, women especially, understand this truth from experience.
Michael T. Hertz: When I finally got around to reading Bernie’s 2017 legislation “Medicare for All” I discovered that he really didn’t mean “for all.”
Walter G. Moss: Despite sporadic attempts to roll back progressivism’s “countercalculas” of insuring public wellbeing by regulating capitalism, the need for such a check on capitalism has generally been recognized.
Michael T. Hertz: The real answer for those of us on Medicare who live overseas is to permit us to get treatment where we live. For me, in Mexico.
Michael T. Hertz: If you live outside the United States more or less permanently, you aren’t covered unless you have some way of getting back inside relatively easily.
Bill Blum: While judicial biases exist on all sides of the political spectrum, most judges understand they don’t have completely unfettered discretion in crafting their rulings.
Judith Lewis Mernit: Safe injection facilities represent the highest ideal of harm reduction services for people who inject drugs, yet in the United States remain almost prohibitively controversial.
Charles Jaco: The prime driver for opposing universal health care was that “pimps, welfare queens, thugs” or any other euphemism for black people, would get a “free ride” on the tax dollars of “hard-working (white) people.”
Crystal Hampton: Due to their developmental level and the presence of denial, children begin to blame themselves for not getting their own needs met, leading to underlying feelings of shame and unworthiness that can extend into adulthood.
Friday, speaking at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign,President Obama said that Democrats are running on “good new ideas like Medicare for All…” This indicates a significant shift in support of National Improved Medicare for All (NIMA). President Obama is campaigning for Democrats in the mid-terms and his public support for NIMA right at the […]