1. The Last GOP Bill Condemned 28,600 Americans To Death (Approx), Media Ignores Story
2. Corporate Media's Iraq War Coverup: Incontrovertible Proof Of Network News & The Beltway Media Covering Facts About The Iraq War For Their GOP Masters
3. Talking About The Healthcare Bill Or ANY GOP Policy WITHOUT The Context Of The Koch Brothers Pulling The Strings Is Disingenuous At Best
I covered this problem of media silence that helps the GOP before (such as in the posts in the background). This post just brings more evidence together that "the GOP are killing people with thier policies" is an appropriate and necessary comment and fact for the country to focus on and talk about.
Lets begin with the simple fact that people are gonna die if the GOP passes a bill on their policies and not saying this makes the healthcare bill process seem alot more harmless than it actually is.
An example of how media gets the lead wrong;
Headline is wrong - lead should be "WAY More Than 28,600 People Are Estimated To Die Under Trumps Murder By Government Plan" or something like that.
CBO: New health care bill would leave 32 million uninsured The president threatens and cajoles Republican senators as the CBO says the new, repeal-only plan will leave 32 million people uninsured and double premiums. Duration: 6:38
This is what the stories should look like...
Donald Trump's Death Panel Before Obamacare, thousands of uninsured Americans died every year because they didn't receive timely care.
Not long ago, Americans learned that the average life expectancy for white people in this country—those most likely to have voted for Donald Trump—actually declined for the first time in many years. The pathologies and frustrations believed to have driven that decline may have motivated the tiny handful of votes that gave Trump his Electoral College victory.
But not long after their euphoria over his inauguration fades, they are going to learn why his administration is so likely to drive those statistics in the wrong direction. Despite his promises to protect Social Security and Medicare—and his vow to replace the Affordable Care Act with "something much better"—Trump's cabinet appointees and his allies in Congress plan ruinous changes to those programs. And that will mean ruin, and in thousands of cases death, for the mostly white and working-class people who depend so heavily on them.
Unless the Republicans come up with a plausible bill to replace Obamacare—a challenge that has eluded them since 2009—millions of their constituents will lose the health insurance they have only recently gained, and yes, thousands of those people will die next year.
Back when President Obama's health reform plan first passed, Republicans and their media echoes warned loudly about mythical "death panels" embedded in his legislation. The voters who believed that nonsense are about to meet the real death panels, led by House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Rep. Tom Price, the Georgia Republican slated to head the Department of Health and Human Services.
This is not hyperbole: Before the advent of Obamacare, tens of thousands of uninsured Americans died every year because they didn't receive timely care. Ten years ago, one reputable study estimated that as many as 137,000 Americans had perished prematurely due to lack of health coverage between 2005 and 2010, or more than twice as many as died in the Vietnam War. The Institute of Medicine has estimated that uninsured adults are 25 percent more likely to die prematurely than those with coverage, with uninsured adults between 55 and 64 years old faring even worse. For them, being uninsured is the third most significant cause of death, behind only heart disease and cancer.
Those estimates don't include the victims of insurance company profiteering who will die if the repeal of Obamacare undoes its protection of patients suffering from "previously existing conditions." Exposed to the tender mercies of corporate actuaries, thousands of them will lose their coverage, watch their families driven to destitution, and many of them will die, too.
That isn't supposed to be what happens under President Trump, who declared in many interviews and debates his determination to provide better and cheaper health insurance "for everybody, let it be for everybody." But by appointing a far-right ideologue like Price to run health policy, Trump effectively violated that promise before even taking his oath of office. Working with Ryan and the Republican majority in both houses of Congress, Price means to destroy Obamacare, slash Medicare and decimate Medicaid.
The truth about the current incarnation of the Republican Party, which voters ought to have learned long ago, is that its attitudes toward working Americans of all descriptions range from careless to merciless. If not every Republican shares the "let 'em die" position on health care screamed by a GOP debate audience in 2012, all too many believe that government has no role in ensuring that every American is insured—even though that would save money as well as lives. However ridiculous Trump's promises may seem, his pledge to protect Americans who depend on Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid is a matter of life or death. Unless he changes course now, we may see a lot of red caps at funerals for people who lost their insurance and died much too soon.Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Estimated to Kill 28,600 More in U.S. Each Year & Drop 22M from Insurance
Another example of a better lead for the healthcare MurderDeathKill story...
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MEDICINE AND PUBLIC ISSUES |27 JUNE 2017 The Relationship of Health Insurance and Mortality: Is Lack of Insurance Deadly?
Rather than cover personal stories of people who might die if the GOP bill passes, the media is doing nothing... while the GOP gets stories from people who didn't a good deal from Obaamcare but are now gonna die but that part is left out. the hypocrisy of this silence is certainly deafening at this point. Here are some examples of please for the truth unheeded...
People have been pleading with the media to tell the whole truth by putting the facts of the GOP's policies in its proper context...
Media can't take their eyes off the ball on health care Trump and Secretary Price can (and probably will) work to destabilize the current health care system behind the scenes. Media must hold them accountable.
Cable and broadcast news still obsess over process, ignore personal stories in health care coverage
MSNBC also hosted Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, who pointed out that the bill negatively impacts state budgets, like in Virginia.
Watch MSNBC's Ali Velshi call out a Republican’s lies on health care Velshi: “I’m wearing a big Santa Claus hat right now. That’s about as honest as what you just said.
What Jake Tapper should have been saying here is that "so a few less people are going to die... people are still going to die. How do you feel about voting to kill Americans?"..are the sorts of words and facts that will drive the point home. How do you think the American people would feel if they heard the truth? How long would the repeal process last if the American people heard the truth?
Watch Jake Tapper explain to a Republican senator that even "skinny repeal" means less Americans insured Tapper: Skinny repeal "would mean people being removed from the insurance pool"
Fox & Friends leaves out that Obamacare mother actually benefited from the law Hosts also pressure Republicans and deflect blame from Trump
Henry also brought up “the destruction of the exchanges” again when he was recapping Weer’s interview.
Here you get to see CNN support Trumps speech promoting killing Citizens ...
CNN panel gushes over Trump's "super-presidential," "incredibly disciplined" statement on health care CNN's S.E. Cupp: "Let me just say, welcome to Washington, Mr. President"
Fact-checking Donald Trump's health care speech
But clearly the media has refused to tell the truth to the American people and instead congratulate Trump on being "Presidential" while he pushes a bill to kill citizens.
So what to make of stories like this?...
CNN: How the GOP health care bills help the rich: If Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are successful, one of the biggest winners would be the wealthy. The Senate's bill -- released this week -- differs in key ways from the House-passed version. But proposals eliminate the taxes imposed on high-income Americans to help pay for an expansion of health benefits under the Affordable Care Act. The legislation also would let people contribute more to certain tax-advantaged accounts. At the same time, both bills are expected to disproportionately hurt lower income households by reducing funding for Medicaid and offering less generous subsidies to buy health insurance.
Given that the right doesn't have any negative connotations to be rich (& they are often conned to think they may one day become rich so they help someone just because they are rich... even with treason if they are dumb enough to anti-American accept the con as real).... why would CNN frame the debate this way if not to create and impossible divide between right and left?
NBC/MSNBC is following the same kiss-ass or complicity strategy which reminds me of Stockholms Syndrome (and when they fired Phil Donahue for daring to question a GOP Administration) ...
MSNBC host ridiculously claims Medicaid recipients only have “paper insurance” Hugh Hewitt: “Medicaid is paper insurance that isn’t actually health care”
MSNBC’s Hugh Hewitt, a right-wing radio host and Trump apologist who was bizarrely rewarded by the network last month with his own weekend show, used an appearance on the July 24 edition of MSNBC Live to push the absurd claim that Medicaid is just “paper insurance” for many recipients and “isn't actually health care.” Hewitt’s disparagement of the Medicaid program came just moments after President Donald Trump concluded an anti-Obamacare tirade at the White House, in which Trump pressured undecided Republican senators to support the GOP’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Right-wing media figures routinely criticise the Medicaid program and its recipients while promoting Republican plans to gut the program. Hewitt’s critique of the supposedly low quality of Medicaid coverage has become more prevalent among Trump-aligned pundits in recent weeks despite it having been discredited years ago. From the July 24 segment:
Clearly Governor Pence is OK with killing Americans and is actively pushing for just such an outcome!
Pence says at Republican dinner that 'inaction is not an option' on ObamaCare
Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday said “inaction is not an option” when it comes to ObamaCare, as the administration pressures senators to vote to begin debate on repealing former President Barack Obama’s health care law in the coming days. “Now, this week, the Senate will vote to begin the debate to repeal and replace ObamaCare once and for all,” Pence said in Columbus, Ohio at the Ohio Republican Party State Dinner. “The president and I are calling on every member of the Senate to support that measure.” He added, “Republicans know inaction is not an option. America needs to be delivered from ObamaCare and Congress needs to act to repeal and replace ObamaCare and they need to do it now.”
The fact that Pence is using verifiable lies and is calling Democrats what they themselves are, i.e. obstructionists on policies that help Americans, as they have proven again and again, clearly he is too stupid to be a leader or is an outright traitor...
Speaking Saturday about the effort to pass health care legislation, Pence said: “The truth is ObamaCare has failed. And ObamaCare must go. Now, the House of Representatives, these great congressmen here, have already done their work.” He painted Democrats as obstructionists and called on the Republicans in attendance to work to defeat the state’s Democratic senator. “It’s important to note in this moment, though, that Republicans have faced opposition from every single Democrat in the House and Senate, including Ohio’s own Sen. Sherrod Brown,” Pence said. He added, “So could you do America a favor? Let’s retire Sen. Sherrod Brown in 2018 and give Ohio two great Republican senators.”
Response to Ron Paul's ideas;
Rand Paul: Insurance should be available for $1 a day Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., discusses the Senate GOP plan to overhaul health care, the Medicaid cuts proposed in the bill and his ideas for making health insurance affordable. Duration: 9:14
Me: We have a working model with medicare which can be improved upon. Trying to work a system that keeps getting more expensive is a recipe for disaster UNLESS you have a good score from professionals like the CBO. Math is real and projections can be made using data. Being a few thousand off in this context still gets us a very good estimate form which to work from.
The GOP has actually been pushing a plan to maximize the death of Americans, clearly they don't care about the American people EXCEPT in word...
Republicans float vote on right-wing media’s disastrous plan to repeal the ACA with no replacement
What the media is doing is encouraging the GOP & Trump rather than going after them for treason. At the very least, tell the truth that the GOP are condemning people to death rather than fixing a problem!
Note: Media DOES repeat what politicians say, so if one or more say the facts of deaths as they are and fight and media attempts to discredit them, it might work to resetting the narrative to a more factfilled debate amoungst liberal media (if the politicians fight back). Also, getting some politicians to stand firm on truth may cause the media to pick up on their story and pass it along to the people... if many politicians stand firm we have a revolution.
All GOP policies inevitably seem to result in death of citizens, or them being killed by a crazy guy reacting to bad rhetoric or simply policies passed that result in killing people as a matter of mathematical fact, i.e. murder (minus minor unpredictable elements, the estimate of future deaths tends to be pretty much accurate, especially when you understand that 1 is too much).
The media has been covering up for the GOP for a while. The most easily documented media silence is of the Iraq War (i.e. Corporate Media's Iraq War Coverup: Incontrovertible Proof Of Network News & The Beltway Media Covering Facts About The Iraq War For Their GOP Masters). The media may try and deny it to themselves by calling it "old news" but news never covered isn't "old" to begin with. Top that off with the GOP have been given a pass for thier lies on Iraq which killed over 4000 American Citizens (working as "soldiers") and is continuing to kill Americans since they destabilized a region intentionally for personal profit and the profit of oil companies.
Since the media has been silence in the face of all these deaths it comes as no surprise to me that once again they are refusing to state the simple fact that the GOP is pushing a policy of Death and are instead encouraging them to band together like they are an elementary school play and not a mad political party intent on killing Americans to fulfill their mad and unverifiable ideological positions (whether they are in politics or economics). So, despite many people begging the media not to drop the ball on the American people dying because of a bill which they will say nothing more that "22 million more uninsured" or "32 million uninsured" without mentioning what this means in human costs. Clearly the media are aiding and abetting in murder ... either innocently or out of politeness or from corporate boards influence or a mixture of the three, but the complicity in most certainly there
Note: Murder Death Kill...