Tag Archive for Healthcare

Screaming at Mimi; Protests at Rep. Walters Office on Extreme Vetting and Healthcare

Rep. Mimi Walters (CD-45) might want to put more chairs out in her Orange County offices because protesters are going to be showing up on a regular basis. The next such appointment is Tuesday afternoon (1/31) with constituents very upset about the Congresswoman’s support of President Trump’s illegal and unconstitutional ban on Immigrants and Refugees…

Why can’t healthcare be this easy in the US?

As my business trip to Budapest wound down last week, my family and I headed off to Italy on a high speed train (a subject of another post soon) and woke up in Venice, Italy.  And yes, it’s beautiful. My son had a cold coming into the trip that got progressively worse.  Fortunately (I thought),…

Correa for Congress in CD-46

  Greg Diamond has a lengthy post on the Orange Juice Blog last week effectively endorsing Joe Dunn for Congress in CD-46. Democrats in Orange County are fortunate to have three strong candidates to replace Loretta Sanchez in the district that includes Anaheim, Orange and Santa Ana.  Any one of the Democrats running is a…

House Republicans Vote to Repeal Obamacare for 50th Time

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result.  The Republicans in the House of Representatives have taken their 50th vote in an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. From the story in Talking Points Memo: “House Republicans are poised to…

Irvine Finance Commissioner Makes Big Mistake on iCHP

We’ve written about the City of Irvine’s iCHP program before.  It’s a terrific program where the city works with several organizations to identify families of limited income and kids under 19 access affordable or even free quality healthcare for their children.  The city works with the Children’s Health Initiative of Orange County and helps them…