Tag Archives: Republican

From Executive to Legislative


I talked to people.  I called up lots of offices and talked to all kinds of people.  What I learned was that all kinds of people were hot to trot to prosecute Medicaid recipients but nobody in the world was … Continue reading

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Who are you?


As I write, I am always wondering who is reading.  What is your “political typology?”  To find out, please take the quiz at http://people-press.org/typology/quiz/?result then return to this post, go down to “Leave a Reply” and tell me what label … Continue reading

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Welfare Information: Dooher Die


On March 30, we considered the subject of “Who’s On Welfare and What’s On Second?”  In search of information, I had called—well, I called a whole lot of people in county government and kept getting passed around.  Finally somebody in the … Continue reading

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This one’s for you, John DeFrancisco


Senator John DeFrancisco (R) wants to pass a bill requiring everybody on Welfare to be tested for drug use.  Let me tell you something about the character of this man who would further oppress the poor. I was a receptionist in … Continue reading

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Medicaid Transportation: Second Verse, No Chorus (Part II)


Annie Goes to the Legislature   “Here’s one way this plays out,” I say.  “All the hospitals are reporting that a couple times a week each one has to keep a patient overnight because they can’t get Medicaid transportation to discharge … Continue reading

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