#GETCOVERED because sometimes it’s way past Robitussin
For thirty years, those in the working class have been on the short end of the stick, as their incomes have remained stagnant, while those in the top one percent have seen their incomes skyrocket. For our economy to grow, that must change.
This morning, I stood with American workers in front of a McDonalds in Washington to call for a raise to the minimum wage.
The Affordable Care Act is currently helping millions of Americans — and we don’t hear those stories often enough. Let’s change that.
What’s your #GetCovered story?
Opponents of Obamacare will stop at nothing. Earlier today, I sent this letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking her to send a cease and desist to a fraudulent and misleading website that is being promoted by Republican lawmakers.
CoveringHealthCareCA.com purposefully provides consumers with inaccurate information and should be taken down as soon as possible.
This is the official House Republican Playbook on strategies to undermine Obamacare. It’s full of suggested tweets, videos and digital fliers for rank and file Republican members of Congress to use.
Although page 5 recommends using the words “Accountability, Transparency, Fairness & Competence,” you can clearly see that House Republicans are just concern trolling the President.
Nothing in this playbook addresses how to help the uninsured receive coverage.
P.S. Their citations on graphics are way too small and have mostly been discredited and/or are out of context.
Help me welcome Congressman Jim McDermott to Tumblr by following his new page: The Medicine Cabinet, for all your health reform needs…
This Illustration, “The Dirt on DC,” is from Mobility 21’s 12th Annual Southern California Transportation Summit, “Connecting the Dots: Linking Infrastructure, Education and Healthcare,” which offered some insight into what to expect in the next surface transportation bill, as well as a recap of other transportation related legislation offered so far in the 113th Congress.
Chart by: Stephanie Crowley from www.thechrysalissolution.com