Tag - health care

Medicare For All Moment

I believe this was the moment the Obamabots said they would use to call for reforms to the ACA and turn it onto a Medicare for all.

I wonder how that’s going to work out electorally in 2014? 

Democrats had a once in a generation chance to prove to people that government actually works and can provide a good public service.

They blew it, Obama being the Conceder in Chief.

And anyone who gives me the excuse Obama couldn’t get anything done because he has too many crazies in Congress will get a whip-cream pie in their face. Why?

A guy named LBJ got more done with a much more crazy and racist congress than this one.

Goldman, Other Welfare Queens Tell Us Forget Social Security-Medicare Until 70

Michael Collins

(Washington, DC 1/21)  A long standing  Money Party front, the Business Roundtable, wants you to wait until you’re 70 years old before you get Social Security and Medicare benefits.  This is just a reprise of the November 2012 dictate from the king of corporate cronyism, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.  (Image: DonkeyHotey)  (Greenspan statement)

The boss announced, “So there will be things that, you know, the retirement age has to be changed, maybe some of the benefits have to be affected, maybe some of the inflation adjustments have to be revised. But in general, entitlements have to be slowed down and contained.”  Lloyd Blankfein, CBS News, November 2012

That’s easy for Lloyd to say.  He makes tens of millions of dollars a year without so much as lifting a finger.  You can be sure that Blankfein has a deluxe health insurance and retirement plan. Read More