Framing Health Care Costs

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It’s an ingrained fact that health care costs in the U.S. are outrageous and economically foolish — even if the drug companies and insurance industry maggots are are happy to keep raking in billions on the backs of sick or dying people…all in a day’s work. And so the way in which the media, and others, are greeting the new health care programs coming on-line should be viewed in context.

New York Isn’t A Place to Make It

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New York state, and the city, are having a rough time of it — if we’re talking about the real people. Sure, the very wealthy are buying up all the shit they bought up before. But, workers are struggling.

Coddle Wall St, Lose Elections

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   People sometimes repeat certain phrases because they’ve heard them used repeatedly when they actually want to say something else, even if they aren’t conscious. Or, put another way–if you …

Make Them Pay

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   Wall St was rumbling yesterday as we clogged the streets with a message: {attachment id=164 size=medium}    No reason to have teachers cut or Medicare slashed. Make them pay.

Ouster

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   This was a bit of a surprise to me, though I have not been watching that closely: Faye Moore, the up-and-coming president of Local 371, who was seen as …