What is the spin and legitimate criticism of the Health Care Reform law that the Supreme Court upheld yesterday? We’ll take a look at the law from all sides of the political spectrum and bring in our experts to identify other issues associated with the health care law.
We review a documentary film that reviews evidence that the powerful desire to directly control the minds of their citizenry. Their desires lead to injustice but also yield insights into how activism can address injustice.
Although a payout was made for allegations of unnecessary therapy, no individuals were brought to justice in this manner, no admissions of guilt were made and no consumers who received unnecessary care were involved in the settlement.
A new survey found 30% of Americans report that they or someone they know experienced a medical error. Research suggests that medical errors are a leading cause of death in the U.S. We discuss why politicians don’t talking about it.
The U.S. life-expectancy has stagnated and is falling behind other countries. Australians and Canadians live at least five year longer than Americans. For states such as Mississippi, the life-expectancy is comparable with war torn Iraq. The poor in the U.S. live five years less than the wealthy. This article reviews research that indicates that the continuance of health care reform will reduce medical errors and lack of health insurance.
With the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act on June 28, voters are guaranteed to continue hearing the same old false claims about the law from politicians. And President Barack Obama and presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney wasted little time in taking to the airwaves to rehash plenty we’ve fact-checked before. Obama even threw in a few new claims. (reprinted from FactCheck.org)
Romney has no plan or proposed policies that would reduce the deficit and most of his proposals will lower wages for the middle class. We all add 25 related obfuscations about his plan and Presidents from the debate.
According to the Republican party Chairman, Mitt Romney spoke favorably about the middle class at fundraisers early in the day before telling wealthy contributors that 47% of the country is dependent upon and feeling entitled to government services.
In recent years, Vice Presidential candidates have told the base what they want to hear instead of informing them. The Impartial Review News lists inaccurate claims by Paul Ryan and defines his “starve the beast” political strategy for voters.
Romney’s health care plan and claims during the debate are factchecked and analyzed. Romney’s arguments follow a consistent pattern that we’ll identify for you so you’ll know what he’s going to say next and what he’s up to.
Latitudes of Acceptance refers to the range of ideas on a topic that you are willing to consider. Political campaigns frequently use this dangerous strategy to attempt to narrow the range of ideas that voters are willing to accept.
Global health care giant GlaxoSmithKline LLC (GSK) agreed to plead guilty and to pay $3 billion to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the company’s unlawful promotion of certain prescription drugs, its failure to report certain safety data, and its civil liability for alleged false price reporting practices, the Justice Department announced today. The resolution is the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history and the largest payment ever by a drug company.
US Department Justice recovered a record $5 billion in fraud this year. However, two new reports that suggest fraud and waste in the Medicare system may be as high as $750 billion. Also, whistleblowers say we’re being spied on.