Tag Archive | "health care reform"

What Obamacare Means for One Mom

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court, even though there was considerable media confusion about that at first. When the first reports came out when the decision was handed down, emotions ran high all across the …

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Supreme Court and “Obamacare”: A Win/Win for American Families

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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American families across the country are breathing a major sigh of relief. The Supreme Court has ruled that the Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as “Obamacare“) is constitutional and that Congress was within its power to mandate that Americans …

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Mothers of Intention — Uninsured and Pregnant, by Casey of Moosh in Indy

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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I haven’t had any guest posts written specifically for Mothers of Intention for a while.  But when my friend Casey (you may know her better as Moosh in Indy) told me about her current insurance situation, I asked her …

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Things That Made Me Mad This Week

Friday, September 24, 2010

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Sometimes, there are just too many things to write about and just not enough time in the day!  If I had unlimited resources, I’d be writing more about these stories that really got my goat this week: Supreme Court Justice …

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WellPoint and Your Ta-tas?

Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Sadly, I’ve been putting off my annual mammogram while I’m pushing to get the writing done for the Mothers of Intention manuscript.  But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it.  It’s been even more on my mind since …

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Mothers of Intention: Getting Over My Jet Lag Edition!

Monday, April 5, 2010

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Yes, the PunditMom family is back from our amazing tour of China, and I’m trying to decide what I want to share about things other than the tourist stops — our visit to PunditGirl’s orphanage and the events of …

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Nothing is Going to Change Until We’re in the Room

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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White guy, white guy, white guy, white guy, President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Kathleen Sebelius, white guy, white guy, white guy who looks like he just ate a sour pickle. That’s my one line description of the health care summit the …

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If On-Air Posturing Gets Us a Step Closer to Health Care Reform, I’ll Take It

Thursday, February 25, 2010

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I could sit here and write a long post about all the reasons we need real reform (I’m starting to hate that word, but I don’t have a better one) — but our individual stories are the things that may …

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Political Quote of the Week

Friday, January 29, 2010

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on health care reform: “As I said to some friends … in the press, we will go through the gate. If the gate is closed, we will go over the fence. If the fence …

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“Send the Men Home” — Is it Sexist if It’s True?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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How can we get health care done?  Easy, if you believe some women in Congress: I heard about Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s (D-N.H.) comments before they hit the mainstream media yesterday, thanks to XM Radio channel POTUS (Politics of the United …

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If We Take Health Care for Granted, We’ll Get Thrown Under the Bus

Saturday, December 26, 2009

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As someone who came of age in the 1970s, I assumed things would continue to progress for women’s rights.  I felt lucky to be living in an age where I knew I had access to birth control as I headed …

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Snowpocalypse 2009 (With Health Care Crisis Thrown in for Good Measure)

Saturday, December 19, 2009

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One good thing about this “snow event” on the I-95 corridor this weekend — legislators are stuck here and have to keep working away on the ever evolving health care bill (not that that’s going to do us a lot …

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