No Words… Nov. 3, 2004 12:55PM

AllThreeJsYou are right.  There are no words, all has been said, all has been done, what happened in my life is nothing new for many

have suffered and will continue too.  Words will not change anything,  I have choked my feelings, I do not want them anymore!  Silence the crying child, no one could hear her she could not speak what good does it do the dark place, the only place, the secret place, the crying child is seen by the women she has become all has been said all has been done…

DEPRIVING THE POOR MUCH NEEDED HEALTH INSURANCE: A POLITICAL MALPRACTICE

Lady Economist

The decision of some states not to expand Medicaid coverage to some of its neediest residents, should raise  serious questions  as to the role of government in serving its people.  The states, 25 in all, mainly those with Republican governors or Republican-controlled legislatures, have so far refused the proposed extension , in part because of concerns about long-term costs or government outreach.

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states are required to provide subsidies for those who earn income up to 400% of the federal poverty level (FPL). In addition, the ACA recommends that Medicaid coverage (health insurance for those below the poverty line), should be expanded to those  up to 133% of the poverty line. However, since the Supreme Court ruled that such expansion cannot be mandatory, but rather is up to the discretion of the states, approximately half the states opted out. It so happens that more…

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Hi Jessie! How are you today?

This picture was taken at John Muir Elementary school 2 weeks before she died at Sutter ER. in Antioch, CA.  A friend of mine gave me this picture to have of Jessie after she died.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
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