Posts Tagged ‘Obamacare’

Haiku Quintet: As Usual, Republicans Love Smoke And Mirrors

September 24, 2017

“Replace Obama – care with Single Payer; keeps – promise, solves problem”

“If you have a pre – existing condition, say – ‘Thank you, John McCain'”

“Even with risk pools – insurance is costly, no – good and hard to get”

“If you live in a – red state and Obamacare – is repealed, you’re screwed”

“Didn’t know how bad – it was. Now I do. Won’t you – make my red state blue?”

https://www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/the-graham-cassidy-health-care-bill-is-a-clear-danger-to-people-with-preexisting-conditions

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Haiku Duet, Just Say ‘No!’ To GOP Cruelty

September 22, 2017

“Destroy the black guy’s – legacy even if sick – people have to die”

“GOP cares more – for bashing Obama than – caring for the sick”

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/22/opinion/graham-cassidy-lies-healthcare.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region

Haiku Quintet, Save Medicaid

July 14, 2017

1. “The older you grow – the more likely you are to – outlive your savings”

2. “After the nursing – home sucks up all your money – you’ll need Medicaid”

3. “As you grow old your – brain fails first but your body – refuses to die”

4. “Without Medicaid – normal Americans can’t – afford to grow old”

5. “If your senators – are owned by the Koch Brothers – prepare to get screwed”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/07/07/this-dirty-little-secret-is-the-real-reason-why-repeal-is-so-hard-for-republicans/?tid=hybrid_experimentrandom_3_na&utm_term=.bf60e80999bf

Haiku Duet, Pants On Fire

May 25, 2017

“Didn’t Trump promise – more people would be insured – and at lower cost?”

“How long must we deal – with these lying son of a – bitch Republicans?”

Haiku Duet, Did You Win Or Did Everybody Lose?

May 5, 2017

“Healthy rich people – are winners; disabled poor – people are losers”

“Oh, and the bastards – also just did away with – healthy school lunches”

Haiku Duet, GOP Inflicts Cruel And Unusual Punishment

May 4, 2017

“Republicans claim – to follow Christ but love to – make people suffer”

“We must mobilize – opposition to DC’s – unholy madness”

http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/columns/2017/05/04/the-gop-punitive-cruel-new-health-care-bill/w60LWRLoHbSbvj7v8kFXVN/story.html?event=event25

Haiku, Preexisting Conditions

May 3, 2017

“Republicans want – the death sentence for kids like – Jimmy Kimmel’s son”

Trumpcare (haiku) “If your conditions – are preexisting you can – just prepare to die”

http://www.businessinsider.com/jimmy-kimmel-son-video-obamacare-repeal-2017-5

Haiku Duet, Paul Slamma Jamma

March 23, 2017

http://www.salon.com/2017/03/23/reckless-and-dangerous-the-cynical-rush-to-jam-through-a-republican-health-care-bill/

“Trumpcare is about – to get jammed up your ass like – a colonoscope”

“The Republican – agenda’s health matters more – than the peoples’ health”

Haiku, Hoist With Their Own Petard

March 21, 2017

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/03/trump-gop-health-care-pitch/520275/

“If Republicans – vote for Trumpcare they suck; if – they don’t, they blow it”

Haiku Duet, Trumpcare Sucks

March 15, 2017

“Republicans want – to cut health care for the poor; – taxes for the rich”

“GOP mess; your – lies fool others; believing – your own lies fools you”