Sen. Ron Johnson Responds To Our Healthcare Criticism

Earlier this year, we published an open letter to Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI), slamming his dangerous votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Read Johnson’s response, which includes his reasoning for why the Affordable Care Act must be disassembled, piece by piece.

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Senator Ron Johnson Called Me to Discuss Healthcare

My phone rang, flashing a Milwaukee-area number I did not recognize. Google search was just a second too late, and I missed the call. Turns out it was Senator Ron Johnson, the Republican from Wisconsin who represents me. I jumped when the vibration and notification alert chimed in. Did a U.S. Senator just leave me a voicemail message? Was he calling to talk about my open letter?

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Hurricane Irma Complete Safety and Survival Guide

Hurricane Irma is pounding its way through the Atlantic Ocean, charging toward the State of Florida. Its plans for Category 5 or Category 4 landfall is forecasted to bring the most dangerous winds, rain, and storm surge Florida has seen in decades. Yet despite over 6 million mandatory evacuations, some residents are staying. This guide details what to do before, during, and after a hurricane to ensure you stay alive and keep your property intact.

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Toxic Waste and Mold in the Wake of a Hurricane

Hurricanes can bring elusive and dangerous aftereffects like mold and the possible toxic waste in the water supply following Hurricane Harvey. But what should residents returning to their homes do? Learn the minor to major medical problems that could develop unless you follow these removal and safety steps.

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Hurricane Harvey Complete Safety and Survival Guide

As Hurricane Harvey brews over the Gulf of Mexico, collecting moisture and strength, experts warn those along the Gulf Coast of dangerous winds and more rainfall than has been seen in generations. The Category 3 hurricane behemoth could dump over 30 inches of flooding. Despite evacuation orders, many tough residents are staying put. This is your must-have guide for safely riding out Hurricane Harvey.

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An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson on Healthcare

Today, Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) voted to move forward on repeal (or repeal and replacement, who knows – the President doesn’t really care) of the Affordable Care Act. I intend to hold Sen. Johnson responsible for his dangerous vote to impact the healthcare of everyone I know. Read my open letter to him.

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The TRUTH: What GOP Health Bill Does to Medicaid

Republicans in the U.S. Senate released their secret ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act’ that repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The real story is the impact on Medicaid, a healthcare program for the poor, disabled, and elderly. We identify the 3 most important ways the GOP health bill defunds Medicaid and who experts are saying will suffer and possibly die without their coverage.

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Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Probably Won’t Mean This

Amazon.com announces its intent to purchase the natural foods behemoth of supermarkets, Whole Foods, and the Internet responds. Theories on what happens next for the two giants of their own industries flooded Twitter and foodie blogs today. We saved the funniest for this post.

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How Jimmy Kimmel’s Story Did More For Obamacare Than Politicians Ever Could

By now, you’ve probably seen nighttime talk show host Jimmy Kimmel’s emotional monologue about his newborn son. Kimmel took the opportunity to link his family’s medical experience to the national debate about saving or repealing the Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare by many.

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Trump EPA OKs Chlorpyrifos, Pesticide Known to Cause Neurological Damage

Before Donald Trump was elected, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seemed destined to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. Young children exposed to the chemical showed pronounced attention problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder (previously referred to as pervasive development disorder or PDD), psychomotor delay, and mental delay.

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