Tag Archive for Health Care

Will Ed Royce Town Hall Address Health Care Reform?

Federal politics matter on the local level. The votes of our Congressional representatives touch and affect our daily lives. And apparently my Congressional representative plans to stand with his fellow House Republicans in voting against health care reform. I plan to attend Congressman Ed Royce’s town hall meeting this Saturday to ask him what Republican…

President's Weekly Address: Health Insurance Reform Will Strengthen Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama cited a report released this morning by the Council of Economic Advisors in explaining how health insurance reform will strengthen small businesses in America.  With small businesses paying up to 18 percent more for health insurance than large businesses, too many small businesses are forced to…

Greenhut Gas: Spreading Socialized Health Care Myths

You’ve gotta love Steven Greenhut. He never misses an opportunity to spread a myth to support his “Libertarian Principles.”  These principles of course include the general premise that any form of collective interaction of the population is socialism and therefore bad. If the “free market” does not create it, it should not exist.  The Libertarian…

Obama Weelky Address: Health Care Reform Cannot Wait

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama called on Congress to seize this opportunity – one that may not come again for decades – and finally pass health care reform. With families unable to keep up with skyrocketing costs, premiums rising three times faster than wages, businesses shedding jobs, and deficits piling up…

House Democrats Health Care Plan

The following story was posted in the LATimes today. It provides the most comprehensive analysis I have been able to find so far about the Health Care plan introduced this week in the House. House Democrats unveil healthcare overhaul plan Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) said of the bill unveiled by House Democrats, “I don’t think…

Workers Protest Against Disney Over Contract Dispute

Between 800 and 1,000 people protested the protracted contract dispute between Disney and their hotel employees this evening. The following comes off of the Around Disney blog of the Orange County Register. 800 demonstrators march on Disney over labor dispute Roughly 800 Disney hotel workers, union organizers, outside demonstrators and members of the Episcopal clergy marched…