Health Care Reform

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. more

Mar 22, 2016 3:21 PM 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.. more

Feb 16, 2016 4:11 PM I Hate Hollywood

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

Oct 13, 2015 8:40 PM News Features 3 Comments

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

Aug 25, 2015 9:06 PM Issue of the Week 30 Comments

 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.. more

Apr 19, 2014 12:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

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.. more

Mar 24, 2014 6:40 PM On Music

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 more

Oct 16, 2013 1:29 AM News Features

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 more

Oct 8, 2013 11:09 PM News Features

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 more

Oct 6, 2013 11:03 PM News Features

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 more

Oct 1, 2013 12:44 AM News Features

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

Sep 23, 2013 1:06 AM News Features

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 more

Sep 18, 2013 1:52 AM News Features

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

Sep 11, 2013 1:00 AM News Features

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

Sep 3, 2013 1:41 AM News Features

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

Jul 28, 2013 10:28 PM News Features

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). more

Apr 11, 2013 5:42 PM News Features

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 more

Nov 20, 2012 10:34 PM Taking Liberties

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 more

Nov 19, 2012 8:57 PM News Features

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... more

Oct 31, 2012 4:22 PM News Features

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... more

Aug 30, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 25 Comments