• Trump Attacks Separation of Church and State

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: At the National Prayer Breakfast this week, President Donald Trump promised to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment, one of the many US laws that protects separation of church and state. The Johnson Amendment was proposed by Lyndon Johnson and enacted by a Republican congress and president in 1954. It prevents tax-exempt…

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    Bad Chart Thursday: Trump Less Popular than “The Sex Lives of Potato Men”

    Donald Trump’s approval rating has remained at a historic low for a new president: 43%, as of February 1, according to Gallup. A whopping 52% disapprove of the job he’s doing. Since he cares more about how popular he is than he cares about Americans (except wealthy white men), the Constitution, US laws, or even pretending to tell the truth,…

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    ACA Replacement Plans: Your Money or Your Life, Part 2

    GOP replacement plans are likely to be much more expensive for millions of Americans with little if any benefit. This article dives into how the Patient Freedom Act of 2017, introduced on January 23 in the Senate, sets up health insurance “access” in a way that adds unnecessary expenses and increases insurance costs and fees—all for much higher financial and…

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    Bannon and the National Security Council’s Secret “Kill List”

    While the United States and the world was in an uproar over Donald Trump’s executive order (EO) on immigration that even conservative sources view as unconstitutional and illegal, Trump reorganized the National Security Council (NSC), adding his chief strategist Steven Bannon and decreasing the participation and status of the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, currently General Joseph Dunford,…

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  • Trump is Wrong: Torture Doesn’t Work

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: President Donald Trump — I still get chills when I say it out loud — has announced his desire to remove the ban on CIA “black site” prisons where suspected terrorists can be tortured. Trump has stated that he wants to bring back waterboarding and worse forms of torture because, and…

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    Will GOP Healthcare Plans Cover Immunization If Tom Price Is Confirmed?

    Earlier this week, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) introduced S.191, the Patient Freedom Act (PFA) of 2017, as a potential replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The PFA gives states three options: (1) Keep ACA; (2) implement market-based health care and insurance, with funds in individual Roth health savings plans (HSAs) and autoenrollment in a basic high-deductible plan for all…

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  • How Trump May Have Just Killed 21,000 Women

    Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Imagine 21,000 women. If that’s difficult, imagine Madison Square Garden, where the New York Knicks play. Imagine every seat is filled with a woman, and imagine it’s an all-woman basketball game being played with female coaches, refs, scorekeepers, and announcers. Okay, that’s about 21,000 women. Now imagine that a bomb gets…

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    ACA Replacement Plans: Your Money or Your Life, Part 1

    GOP replacement plans for Obamacare do not live up to claims of protecting people with pre-existing conditions, prohibiting health status discrimination, prohibiting lifetime or annual limits, reducing costs for consumers, and many other promises. This is true for every plan proposed so far, but in this article, I focus on the bill introduced in the US Senate on Monday, January…

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