• The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich
    • Part 1 - Why is Healthcare Not a Right in America?
    • Part 2 - How Did the Healthcare Companies Get So Rich & Powerful?
    • Part 3 - How Medicare Advantage Could Stop Medicare for All...
    • Part 4 - How Canada Got Healthcare and We Can Too?
  • Rick Scott Killed Charlene Dill
  • Undoing Reaganomics and Reducing Inequality Would Save Lives
  • The GOP Never Gave Ray DeMonia a Chance to Survive
  • Geeky Science - Scientists Claim Overeating Is Not the Cause of Obesity
  • Where's the Global Plan to End the Pandemic? - Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Trade Watch
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The GOP Never Gave Ray DeMonia a Chance to Survive
Thom plus logo Racism, Demagoguery & Political Opportunism are Killing America. Ray DeMonia of Cullman, Alabama was a good and decent man, an antique collector and auctioneer, beloved by friends and family. He and his family were vaccinated, so they didn't have to worry much about Covid.

Two days short of his 74th birthday Ray died of a heart attack that, in and of itself, had nothing to do with Covid.

But that's only part of the story.

Read more at HartmannReport.com.

-Thom
Tuesday's Daily Stack Daily Stack
Hour One: The Hidden History of American Healthcare: Why Sickness Bankrupts You and Makes Others Insanely Rich
Part 1 - Why is Healthcare Not a Right in America?
Article: "Healthcare in Germany" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Social insurance" by Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Article: "Frederick Ludwig Hoffman" by Wikipedia.
Article: "The mortality from cancer throughout the world 1915" by Frederick Ludwig Hoffman.
Article: "" by Frederick L. Hoffman.
Case: "Plessy v. Ferguson", 1896 (separate but equal).
Quote: "Nothing is more clearly shown from this investigation than that the southern black man at the time of emancipation was healthy in body and cheerful in mind" - Frederick L. Hoffman.
Rick Scott Killed Charlene Dill
Article: "Rick Scott – The Special Interests Governor" by Real Koch Facts.
Article: "Rick Scott: The Ultimate Medicare Thief" by Florida Dems.
Part 2 - How Did the Healthcare Companies Get So Rich & Powerful?
Article: "Sen. Joe Lieberman - Connecticut" by Open Secrets.
Part 3 - How Medicare Advantage Could Stop Medicare for All...
Article: "Medicare Advantage" (Medicare Part C) by Wikipedia.
Article: "" by .
Article: "State of Medigap 2019" by AHIP.
Undoing Reaganomics and Reducing Inequality Would Save Lives
Article: "The Science Is In: Greater Equality Makes Societies Healthier and Richer" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.
Article: "'Argo' helps Iran's dictatorship, harms democracy" by Abolhassan Bani-Sadr.
Article: "Trends in income and wealth inequality" by Pew Research Center.
Article: "Amount of Revenue by Source" by Tax Policy Center.
Part 4 - How Canada Got Healthcare and We Can Too?
Article: "The Greatest Canadian" (Tommy Douglas) by Miss Cellania.
Article: "The birth of Medicare" (Canada) by Lorne Brown and Doug Taylor.

Hour Two: The GOP Never Gave Ray DeMonia a Chance to Survive
Article: "Distance from Meridian, MS to Cullman, AL" by Check-distance.com.
Article: "Colony, Alabama" by Wikipedia.
Tweet: "Virologist and sexy vixen vinyl expert @brithume hypothesizes that the lethality of COVID–19 could be exaggerated and "the disease turned out not to be quite as dangerous as we thought" [link]" by Bad Fox Graphics.
Article: "Mississippi Burning" by FBI.
Article: "Black Americans Face Alarming Rates of Coronavirus Infection in Some States" by John Eligon, Audra D. S. Burch, Dionne Searcey and Richard A. Oppel Jr.
Article: "COVID-19 surveillance" by Danish Health Authority.
Article: "Sundown town" by Wikipedia.
Article: "COVID-19 pandemic in Denmark" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Michael Ratner" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Hamdi v. Rumsfeld" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Hamdan v. Rumsfeld" by Wikipedia.
Geeky Science - Scientists Claim Overeating Is Not the Cause of Obesity
Article: "Scientists claim that overeating is not the primary cause of obesity" by American Society for Nutrition.
Article: "Secretary of State Testifies on Afghanistan Withdrawal, Part 1" (Antony Blinken, Senate, September 14 2021) by C-SPAN.
Article: "Secretary of State Testifies on Afghanistan Withdrawal, Part 2" (Antony Blinken, Senate, September 14 2021) by C-SPAN.
Article: "Berrien Springs" by Wikipedia.
Article: "Black Legion (political movement)" by Wikipedia.
Article: "The Negro Motorist Green Book" by Wikipedia.
Movie: "Green Book".
Article: "GOP now owns ongoing pandemic" by Eugene Robinson.
Article: "What Part A covers" by Medicare.
Article: "What Part B covers" by Medicare.
Article: "State Legislature Websites" by congress.gov.

Hour Three: Where's the Global Plan to End the Pandemic?
- Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Trade Watch @PCGTW @WallachLori
Article: "In Review, Top F.D.A. Scientists Question Imminent Need for Booster Shots" by Noah Weiland and Apoorva Mandavilli.
Article: "Angela Merkel rejects US move to waive patents on vaccines" by Guy Chazan, Erika Solomon, Hannah Kuchler and Jim Brunsden.
Article: "Biden To Support Waiving Patents For COVID-19 Vaccines" by Daniel Marans, Sara Boboltz.
Article: "Statehood movement in Puerto Rico" by Wikipedia.
Site: "The Righting".
Article: "Vaccine Mandates and the Labor Market" by Kevin A. Hassett.
Article: "I will never trust another doctor" by Randi Pinkerton.
Article: "Ammonia – a fuel of the future?" by International Centre for Sustainable Carbon.
Article: "A review of ammonia as a compression ignition engine fuel" by Pavlos Dimitriou, Rahat Javaid.
Article: "Ammonia" by Wikipedia.
Article: "The man in the iron lung" by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie.
Article: "Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis" (motor neurone disease (MND) or Lou Gehrig's disease) by Wikipedia.
Article: "COVID-19 pandemic in Sweden" by Wikipedia.
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