Five years ago today, President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act, his signature accomplishment that has since made it possible for 16 million previously uninsured Americans to access affordable healthcare coverage.
There hasn't been a single vote cast yet in the race between Paul Ryan and his Democratic challenger Rob Zerban, but Paul Ryan seems to think he's already won.
Paul Ryan knows he can’t get into the White House running on the idea that working families should pay for tax breaks for billionaires, so he’s taking out a $2 million insurance policy in an attempt to hang on to his seat in Congress.
“Dishonest,” “Ryan Misleads,” “Fails The Truth,” “Breathtakingly Dishonest,” “Whoppers,” “Amnesia”
Something in the paper yesterday really scared me -- Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate was referred to as part of the “Wisconsin takeover of the world.”
At the same time that Wisconsin is leading the nation in job loss under Scott Walker, his Republican Party has salted the earth for economic development and instead focused on enacting extreme social policy that has devastated programs critical to women and children’s health, interfered in the relationship between women and their doctors and stripped pay equity protections for women, veterans, seniors and disabled workers.
As Mitt Romney travels through Wisconsin ahead of the state’s Republican primary on Tuesday, he is joined by Paul Ryan, architect of the Republican plan to end Medicare as we know it.
According to the American Cancer Society, excluding cancers of the skin, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. An estimated 40,480 women and 450 men died from breast cancer in 2008, and an estimated 182,460 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in women, plus 1,990 cases in men.
Enjoy Your Flown-In Sushi, "Struggling" Sean!
Reality tee-vee star Sean Duffy turns 40 this week and so, as it becomes clearer that average households in the north woods are doing worse than they did 10 years ago even as Duffy continues to prosper, we hope you wish him a happy birthday.