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Red State Shame: Nursing Homes Evicting Disabled, Elderly After Obamacare Rollbacks

May 8, 2018

After Opting Out of the Obamacare Medicaid Expansion, Louisiana is set to Evict over 30,000 Residents from Nursing Homes Medicaid Expansion was one of the key components of the landmark 2011 Affordable Care Act (known either lovingly or disdainfully as…

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These 5 Shocking Scenes of Disabled Protesters Being Attacked In DC May Doom Trumpcare

June 22, 2017

Imagery Matters, And The Republicans Look Bad Remember when the rights of the disabled were a bipartisan matter? When taking care of those who needed our care the most was a matter of duty as Americans – when we, as a…

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WATCH: Disabled Protesters Dragged Screaming from Mitch McConnell’s Office

June 22, 2017

Cruel Health “Care” Bill Draws Protests In outrage over a health “care” bill that promises to strip millions of their actual healthcare, in a manner that hits Medicaid participants particularly hard, protesters gathered outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office.…

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Trump White House Lights It Up Blue For Autism, But Here’s Why It’s Bullsh*t

April 2, 2017

Autism Awareness Is Great…But It’s Too Little, Too Late The Trump White House announced it will “light it up blue” for World Autism Awareness Day. “Light it up blue” is a campaign started by Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to…

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This Grandmother Voted for Trump – Now She’s Worried She’ll Starve (VIDEO)

March 18, 2017

President Donald Trump has released a blueprint for his proposed budget that features huge cuts to programs like Meals On  Wheels. Other programs that provide financial aid to low-income college students and help to provide clean drinking water to local communities…

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Birds Of A Feather: Disability Mocking Trump Picks JERK Who Picked On Disabled Kids For Atty. Gen.

November 29, 2016

Donald Trump Takes Another Swipe At The Disabled Donald Trump has proved himself time and again to be no friend to the disabled. There was, that stunning moment when he openly mocked a disabled reporter on national television. And then the…

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Paul Ryan Isn’t Just Going After Obamacare, You’ll Want To Be Sitting Down For This

November 11, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan is laying out an aggressive legislative agenda to destroy the social contract and impoverish tens of millions of Americans for corporate profit when the Republicans take over the government in January. His first plan of action…

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‘We Shouldn’t Have Tears’ 9 Year Old BLM Protester’s Testimony Goes Viral (VIDEO)

September 29, 2016

When this young Black Lives Matter protester testified about police brutality at a City Council meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, she probably didn’t know her testimony would go viral. But fortunately it did. This nine-year-old protester spoke volumes Young Zianna…

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Hillary Clinton’s Comprehensive Approach To Autism And Other Disabilities Puts People First

September 4, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Commitment To Individuals With Disabilities Hillary Clinton has amazing policy proposals that address autism and other disabilities. These proposals are far-seeing, comprehensive, giving ample consideration to both support for children and adults with disabilities, as well as research, resources for caregivers,…

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Conservative Radio Host Admits Trump Is The Toxic Product Of Right-Wing Media (AUDIO, VIDEO)

August 22, 2016

Conservative radio host Charlie Sykes is dealing with an uncomfortable realization. As Wisconsin’s most influential political talk show host he’s finding out just how difficult the battle is if you are a #NeverTrump conservative in right-wing radioland — as he…

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