Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Medicare Savings Nearly Agreed

There might not have been a huge breakthrough on healthcare for all, but annual changes to Medicare and cost savings are on the cusp of being shaken on.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; Little steps children, little steps.

Friday, July 17, 2009

To Save Or Not To Save? That Is The $1 Trillion Question

More discussion and an interesting link about the cost and the savings the healthcare reform (or 'Healthcare Cost Reduction' as Mike Barnicle cleverly said it should be called to rein in the wilder parts of the 'debate', or scaremongering) have thrown up.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; How much exactly will it save? Will it stop all those people who can afford vast insurance plans clogging up space in hospitals with unnecessary procedures and visits and driving up overall costs?

Maddow Goes After Buchanan For Sotomayor Race Rant

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Holding Them To Account ; Panetta Shut Down Assassin Team Plan

The day that CIA Director Leon Panetta found out about the agency plan to put assassination teams targeting terrorists into use, he stopped it, the same day.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; This 2000-2008 hangover will end, but right now, it seems the chance of feeling better lies a long way in the future.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Change We Need ; National Healthcare Takes First Steps

There may be many other steps that need to be taken before the US gets the fundamental right of healthcare for all, but the first, faltering step has been made, without crutches or a walking frame.

Tell The Truthiness Says ; Like clean water and clean air, healthcare for all is a basic tenant of any society and the sore of it only being available to the well-off has festered long enough in the US.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Al Franken Wins Senate Seat & $95,000 From the GOP!

Yes, the prize from last year's cliffhanger for winner Al Franken was a Minnesota senate seat and $95,000.

The GOP sent a cheque to Senator Franken for the legal costs in a lawsuit during the back-and-forth with Norm Coleman.

Telling The Truthiness Says ; Franken should have gambled the money and possible gone on to win a speedboat in the final

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Saunter To The White House 152 ; The Race Is Over

Whoever could have predicted that the end of the 2008 US Election would rest with Al Franken being sworn in as a Senator for Minnesota?

Tell The Truthiness Says ; He already looks and hopefully will act the part as he's said he's "not going to waste this chance." We're all hoping the same thing.
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