#834 Somewhere between anarchy and tyranny (Health Care)

Today we take a look at the unnecessarily-slow, yet undeniable progress being made in the push to insure all Americans


Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: 9.5 Million Previously Uninsured Now Have Health Insurance - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 04-04-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: A Girl, A Boy, and a Graveyard - The Reluctant Graveyard

Ch. 4: Act 2: Obamacare Equals Freedom? - @majorityfm - Air Date: 02-05-14

Ch. 5: Song 2: I Quit - 'Merican - EP

Ch. 6: Act 3: A Closer Look At Bipartisan Cooperation - @FAIRmediawatch - Air Date 5-23-14

Ch. 7: Song 3: Underwhelmed - Not Your Property - Single

Ch. 8: Act 4: Can Hospitals Save Money By Making Doctors Squirm? - @planetmoney - Air Date: 12-19-13

Ch. 9: Song 4: Hospital Beds - Robbers & Cowards

Ch. 10: Act 5: You Can't Make Me Believe It - @jimmy_dore  Show - Air Date 4-26-14

Ch. 11: Song 5: In Denial - Somewhere to Jump From

Ch. 12: Act 6: Obamacare Hater Now Loves Obamacare After It Saves His Life - Majority Report - Air Date: 04-30-14

Ch. 13: Song 6: Room For Improvement - The Ali Of Rock

Ch. 14: Act 7: The GOP Death Panels... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 05-22-14

Ch. 15: Song 7: Deathly - Magnolia (Music from the Motion Picture)

Ch. 16: Act 8: Medicaid’s (slow) Expansion via @FamiliesUSA - Best of the Left Activism

Ch. 17: Song 8: Activism - The Poet

Ch. 18: Act 9: Obamacare In Red States Vs Blue States - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 04-17-14


Ch. 19: The importance of reintegration of ex-prisoners - Nathan from Vancouver, WA

Ch. 20: Some MnMs are poisoned - Sonya from Minnesota

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics

Ch. 21: Final comments on some exciting updates to the June fundraiser

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone

Activism Update!

50 State Look At Medicaid Expansion via Families USA


Sources/additional glimmers of hope:

"Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signs Medicaid expansion” via Reuters

HealthCare.gov’s Medicaid Expansion Info

”[Maine] House speaker makes final push for Medicaid expansion with plan based on New Hampshire”

"GOP hatches dramatic scheme in Virginia” via Rachel Maddow Show Blog

It couldn’t all be good news:

"In Texarkana, Uninsured and on the Wrong Side of a State Line” by Annie Lowrey, New York Times

"Millions of Poor Are Left Uncovered by Health Law” via The New York Times


Written by BOTL social media/activism director Katie Klabusich

Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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