Jennifer Williams

Coronavirus and Urban America’s Healthcare Disparity

April 30, 2020 Jennifer Williams 0

As America and New Jersey have entered their second month of this Coronavirus pandemic and we passed the one-month mark of our statewide shut-down, many of our leaders’ eyes and ears are opening up to a truth that has been there all along. We have health and medical care disparities throughout much of urban America which most adversely affect African Americans and cut across demographics in that most obvious of […]

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Congresswoman Calls Miami VA Hospital "Scandalous"

July 20, 2010 Politisite 0

Is the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers really an example of how Government Healthcare should be run? VA hospital still hasn’t notified some patients about surgeries involving HIV contaminated equipment News of the Veteran Administration Hospital in Miami’s recent mishap has brought the viper out of a local politician. U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen called the omission of 79 patients who may have contracted HIV from contaminated equipment “scandalous” during […]

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Fifty-three percent now trust GOP More on Health Care Issues

April 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Following the passage of the health care bill, 53% now say they trust Republicans on the issue of health care. Thirty-seven percent (37%) place their trust in Democrats. A month earlier, the two parties were essentially even on the health care issue. These results are consistent with the finding that 54% of voters want the health care bill repealed. Rasmussen Reports is tracking support for repeal on a weekly basis. […]

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ObamaCare and the Constitution – Article I limits on federal power

April 2, 2010 Politisite 0

The constitutional challenges to ObamaCare have come quickly, and the media are portraying them mostly as hopeless gestures—the political equivalent of Civil War re-enactors. Discussion over: You lost, deal with it. The press corps never dismissed the legal challenges to the war on terror so easily, but then liberals have long treated property rights and any limits on federal power to regulate commerce as 18th-century anachronisms. In fact, the legal […]

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Stupak 12 under such pressure could be down to 10

March 12, 2010 Politisite 0

Sitting in an airport, on his way home to Michigan, Rep. Bart Stupak, a pro-life Democrat, is chagrined. “They’re ignoring me,” he says, in a phone interview with National Review Online. “That’s their strategy now. The House Democratic leaders think they have the votes to pass the Senate’s health-care bill without us. At this point, there is no doubt that they’ve been able to peel off one or two of […]

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Dems Rush votes so they don't have to hear from Constituients

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

Via The Hill: Republicans expect a final vote on healthcare around the easter holiday this year, the Senate’s second-ranking Republican said Monday night. Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said he expected Democratic leaders to arrange their final votes on health reform to but up against lawmakers’ recess for the Easter and Passover holidays. “This thing is losing support every day,” Kyl said during an interview on Fox News. “And […]

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Despite what you have heard, Town halls not resulting in more presidential threats

August 16, 2009 Politisite 0

There has been no increase in the number of security threats to President Barack Obama despite the contentious town hall meetings taking place around the country, according to the White House. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs also said Friday there has been no change in the security precautions. “We haven't viewed any increase in threats, and there's been no change in any of that,” Gibbs said. Earlier this week, […]

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Axelrod Wanted 'SPAM' White House E-mail to Go “Viral”

August 14, 2009 Politisite 0

The Obama White House has engaged in an attempt to mimic the vibrant opposition to its healthcare agenda by sending out an e-mail from White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod. “Dear Friend,” the August 13 message began, “This is probably one of the longest emails I’ve ever sent, but it could be the most important.” Axelrod explained that the e-mail was designed to counter opposition “viral emails that fly unchecked […]