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Since we’re now into the final year of his presidency, I might as well admit it: I may have been wrong about Barack Obama. Read more

Taking Liberties 14 Comments

Bloodcovers the hands and face of Edith (Mia Wasikowska), posed in shocked horroragainst the snow and recalling a warning given her years earlier by her deadmother: “Beware the crimson peak.” With Crimson Peak, writer-dir.. Read more

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Scrutinizing insurance company rate increases, known as rate review, can make health care more transparent and affordable. But only if we use it. Read more

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Scott Walker, health care reform, ACA, Obamacare, Marquette Law School poll, Citizen Action of Wisconsin Read more

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 Ben Stiller must be a fan of Danny Kaye; perhapsthat explains his 2013 remake of Kaye’s 1947 comedy, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty . Older Baby Boomers (and theirparents) will remember when “Walter Mitty” was a famili.. Read more

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Tailgate weather isn't even here yet, but Milwaukee already has an early grill-out album of the year frontrunner in Space Raft's upcoming self-titled debut for Dusty Medical Records, an effusive guitar-pop record in the tuneful spirit of '70s rock.. Read more

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Question: How does Obamacare give me more freedom to control my life?Answer: The new options provided by the Affordable Care Act will help Americans Read more

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Question: How does Obamacare help women’s health?Answer: Obamacare has important benefits for women and finally addresses persistent inequities in our health system. Before the Affordable Read more

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By Washington standards, the current government shutdown is an everyday disaster—of a kind we are gradually learning to expect whenever the Republican Party controls Congress Read more

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Question: When can I access Obamacare and where do I go?Answer: Open enrollment is here! Oct. 1 marked the start of open enrollment for health Read more

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Question: How does Obamacare require more accountability from insurance companies?Answer: One the major ways that Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) requires more Read more

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The Affordable Care Act has a variety of ways to make sure that everyone has access to affordable coverage. First, the law prohibits insurance companies from price gouging people Read more

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I’ve heard that Obamacare has some benefits for young people like me. What are they? Read more

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What will Obamacare do for someone who hasn’t had health insurance because of a pre-existing condition? Read more

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When asked what makes the world work, any self-respecting right-wing Republican knows the politically correct answer: competition! (With at least one exclamation Read more

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An estimated 1,200 low-income and uninsured military veterans won’t be eligible for BadgerCare coverage, thanks to Gov. Scott Walker’s refusal to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). Read more

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Nobody ever said mad tea partiers running around in tinfoil hats had to make any sense.In the name of preventing President Barack Obama from obliterating liberty in America through a government Read more

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On Nov. 6, Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000 more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two Read more

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President Barack Obama proudly embraces “Obamacare,” the label right-wingers have given to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).Obama should be proud of his health care reform package... Read more

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Lost in the uproar over Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's ignorant comments about pregnancy and rape is the fact that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's... Read more

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