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The Choice....Medicare Part E or a 39% rate Hike?

healthcare imagesDoes the  39 percent rate hike in Anthen Blue Cross's health insurance price for many Californians predict future costs in healthcare?  Wellpoint, which owns Anthen Blue Cross, says no, and blames the economy plus they say only a few policies are affected.

Daily Topics - Friday February 12th 2010

bernie imagesQuote:  "Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties."  -- Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809)

Infotainment

newspapersA new survey commissioned by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, Democracy for America, and Credo Action finds that a majority of Minnesotans — 56 percent — are embarrassed by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN).

Daily Topics - Thursday February 11th 2010

snow global warming imagesQuote:  Humans remain entirely atmosphere dependent, so there is no choice but to respond to extreme climatic behaviour and its many effects -- Peter Garrett

Politicians are now Terrified of Large and Wealthy Corporations

money imagesPaul Krugman just wrote an article, "How is it possible, at this late date, for Obama to be this clueless?" President Barack Obama said he doesn't "begrudge" the $17 million bonus awarded to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Daily Topics - Wednesday February 10th 2010

banster 1 imagesQuote:  "If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion." -- Justice William J. Brennan

Is Obama waiting for an asteroid to strike the earth?

asteroid imagesIn an impromptu appearance at the White House press corps Tuesday, President Barack Obama said he would consider using recess appointments to get his nominees in place if Senate Republicans deny them an up-or-down vote. Speaking to reporters shortly after he met with a b

Daily Topics - Tuesday February 9th 2010

capatalism imagesQuote: "Of all forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane." -- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your citizen activism is needed now more than ever....

corporate personhood imagesSupreme Court Justice Sam Alito may not want to have heard about it at the State Of The Union address, but a new  bipartisan poll, by Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg and Republican strategist Mark McKinnons, shows that m

Daily Topics - February 8th 2010

tea party imagesQuote:  "Social Security...is not a dole or a device for giving everybody something for nothing. True Social Security must consist of rights which are earned rights -- guaranteed by the law of the land." -- Harry S. Truman, August 13, 1945

'waterboarding' a four-year-old?

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Daily Topics "Anything Goes Friday" Feb 5 2010

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Can America Claim to Be Civilized?

Thom plus logo Supposedly Stalin said, " A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic."
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