Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:16pm
Just a friend helping a friend. With the October deadline looming it's important that ObamaCare be perceived has having a large consumer base.
More evidence that ObamaCare is the ultimate Trojan Horse to privatize every last shred of public health care systems into the Insurance Companies' machinery of poverty, sickness and death. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:13pm
Rackspace Hosting Inc. (publicly traded on the NYSE as "RAX") is the web hosting and cloud hosting company that took down FiredogLake for the past 24 hours and, according to JH's tweets, performed execrably in its "customer service" function, despite its trademarked "Fanatical Support" marketing shtick. It now appears (again according to JH's tweets) that Rackspace's "Fanatical Support TM" lied to Firedoglake for 24 hours ("it's a maintenance issue") before admitting that a (cloud?) server had blown up (and destroyed Firedoglake's cloud data!). Read below the fold...
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 9:17pm
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Thu, 03/14/2013 - 7:54pm
Except it isn't. Says so in the zoning documents that allowed David Rockefeller to demap streets downtown to build his glass tower, and David said so, waxing poetically citizen-like at the time when he needed to give the Zoning Board political cover to give away public land to a billionaire. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Fri, 02/22/2013 - 10:47pm
An enterprising reporter takes a deeper investigative look at hospital pricing for the individually insured or uninsured. Along the way, true stories to make you choke, and some great data gathering. The focus is on the question nobody ever asks from the perspective of the sucked-dry patient -- the astronomical irrationality of prices. Read below the fold...
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 10:28pm
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Sat, 01/19/2013 - 10:56pm
Submitted by Rainbow Girl on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 7:51pm
Business Roundtable CEOs announce their proposal to
impose Austerity "fix the debt." This is grotesque.
(1) push eligibility age to 70 (SSI and Medicare)
(2) chained CPI
(3) some vague "means testing" for "some people"
(4) a goody for private health insurers (not again!): they get to compete with Medicare. Read below the fold...