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Trump and the GOP in Sickness and Health

Koch Brothers Fund Freedom Caucus – Surprised? March 29, 2017 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. The day after Republicans pulled the plug on Trumpcare (or was it Ryancare?), the front-page headline of the tabloid New York Post asked: “Is There a Doctor in the House?” None were in sight, but there […]

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Why Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obamacare

Gallup Captures How Easily Republicans Change Their Minds Contrary to Factual Evidence MUNCIE, Indiana – According to a recent Gallup Poll, when George W. Bush was President in 2006, 70% of Americans wanted the Federal Government to provide health care insurance to them. Mainly because the Middle Class became the working poor after NAFTA was […]

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Government

Luke Messer Also Guilty of ‘Bold Misrepresentations’

MUNCIE, Indiana – In a recent press release by Congressman Luke Messer (R) of Indiana, its politics as usual. For this Tea Party operative, it’s nothing new for him to continue fighting the Koch brothers battle with President Barack Obama over his signature piece of law – the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Luke Messer has […]

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Government

GOP Just Trying to Derail Affordable Health Care

MUNCIE, Indiana – Ever since the Affordable Care Act’s passage in 2010, the Republican Party has made it clear it will do everything in its power to obstruct implementation of the law. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted 54 times to repeal the ACA. Among other ploys, Republicans have: Made up fantasies about ACA-created […]

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Government

Indiana’s HIP 2.0: It’s Still Obamacare Expansion

Thanks to Nuvo.net for the photograph above MUNCIE, Indiana – Governor Mike Pence has completed his statewide public relations campaign for his “healthcare alternative” to the Federal government expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As our former congressman, Mike Pence spent countless hours on Fox news rallying against “Obamacare” and voted over 40 […]

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Culture

Gallup: Race Impacts View on Affordable Care Act?

MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – We enjoy the polls we receive from Gallup at Muncie Voice because it helps define trends occurring within the United States. For instance, American’s views about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare/ACA) has fluctuated over the past year. The highest disapproval was during the media storm surrounding website issues with the national […]

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Governor Mike Pence To ‘Restore Dignity to Poorest Hoosiers’

MUNCIE, Indiana (NEWS) – In case you haven’t noticed, Governor Mike Pence is on a speaking tour, but he’s only “listening to others” about a potential 2016 presidential race. However, we get the feeling those who are asking about it, or talking about it, are being spoon fed by his public relations staff, and they […]

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Culture Government

The Divided States of America

Muncie, IN – Yesterday, we shared a story on Muncie Voice that was originally posted on Bill Moyers & Company discussing how the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is further dividing the differences between the red and blue states. The political divide and gridlock we see in Washington reflects what we are witnessing across America, and […]

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Government Wellness

Obamacare Is Widening the Gap Between “Red” and “Blue” America

The fact that the citizens of “red” and “blue” states live in what are essentially two countries with very different governments has largely flown under the radar, but it may become the defining story of our time. The two major parties are…

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Government

Obamacare: How Will We Judge Its Success/Failure?

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica One day very soon, the focus on Obamacare will turn from signing up new enrollees to quantifying the law’s success — or failure. The six-month open enrollment period, during which consumers sign up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act, is supposed to end today. But the U.S. Department of […]