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February Is Black History Month. Why It’s Still Necessary.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Some History About Black History Month

 

 

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Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual observance in the United StatesCanada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African American diaspora. This is the month that all of the hard work of the people who put in for African Americans to be free is celebrated. It is celebrated annually in the United States and Canada in February and the United Kingdom in October.

 

 

History

Black History Month had its beginnings in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be ”Negro History Week”. This week was chosen because it marked the birthday of both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Woodson created the holiday with the hope that it eventually be eliminated when black history became fundamental to American history.

 

Negro History Week was met with enthusiastic response; it prompted the creation of black history clubs, an increase in interest among teachers, and interest from progressive whites. In 1976, the federal government acknowledged the expansion of Black History Week to Black History Month by the leaders of the Black United Students at Kent State University in February of 1969. The first celebration of Black History Month occurred at Kent State in February of 1970.

 

Six years later during the bicentennial, the expansion of Negro History Week to Black History Month was recognized by the U.S. government. Gerald Ford spoke in regards to this, urging Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.”

 

 

 

Criticism

Black History Month sparks an annual debate about the continued usefulness and fairness of a designated month dedicated to the history of one race. Many people hold concerns about black history being delegated to a single month and the “hero worship” of some of the historical figures often recognized. Morgan Freeman, a critic of Black History Month, said: “I don’t want a black history month. Black history is American history.”

 

As usual Mr. Morgan Freeman does not know his asshole from a gopher hole. Black History is most definitely NOT American History. Especially when Black History is NOT taught correctly in the American educational system. That silly opinion by Mr. Freeman makes me wonder if he knows his Black History.

 

The History of Black History

by Elissa Haney

Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” What you might not know is that black history had barely begun to be studied-or even documented-when the tradition originated. Although blacks have been in America at least as far back as colonial times, it was not until the 20th century that they gained a respectable presence in the history books.

 

 

Blacks Absent from History Books

We owe the celebration of Black History Month, and more importantly, the study of black history, to Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Born to parents who were former slaves, he spent his childhood working in the Kentucky coal mines and enrolled in high school at age twenty. He graduated within two years and later went on to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. The scholar was disturbed to find in his studies that history books largely ignored the black American population-and when blacks did figure into the picture, it was generally in ways that reflected the inferior social position they were assigned at the time.

 

This is why Mr. Morgan Freeman’s statement above is garbage.

 

 

Established Journal of Negro History

Woodson, always one to act on his ambitions, decided to take on the challenge of writing black Americans into the nation’s history. He established the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (now called the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History) in 1915, and a year later founded the widely respected Journal of Negro History. In 1926, he launched Negro History Week as an initiative to bring national attention to the contributions of black people throughout American history.

 

Woodson chose the second week of February for Negro History Week because it marks the birthdays of two men who greatly influenced the black American population, Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. However, February has much more than Douglass and Lincoln to show for its significance in black American history. For example:

 

February 23, 1868:
W. E. B. DuBois, important civil rights leader and co-founder of the NAACP, was born.

 

 

February 3, 1870:
The 15th Amendment was passed, granting blacks the right to vote.

 

 

February 25, 1870:
The first black U.S. senator, Hiram R. Revels (1822-1901), took his oath of office.

 

 

February 12, 1909:
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded by a group of concerned black and white citizens in New York City.

 

February 1, 1960:
In what would become a civil-rights movement milestone, a group of black Greensboro, N.C., college students began a sit-in at a segregated Woolworth’s lunch counter.

 

 

February 21, 1965:
Malcolm X, the militant leader who promoted Black Nationalism, was shot to death by three Black Muslims.

 

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about the history of Black History Month, read biographies of famous African Americans, try our quizzes and crosswords, find stats and facts about African Americans, and more.

 

History & Timelines

Learn about famous firsts by black Americans, read the history of black history, and find information about milestones in black history.

 

 

 

Contemporary Issues & Facts

Find out about recent developments in civil rights cases, milestones in affirmative action, population statistics regarding African Americans, and more.

 

 

Biographies & Special Features

Brush up on the Harlem Renaissance and Negro League Baseball, read biographies of famous African Americans, such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Muhammad Ali, and more.

 

 

 

Holidays

Learn about the history, traditions, and significance of Kwanzaa, Juneteenth, and Martin Luther King Jr Day.

 

 

 

Education

Find information about the best colleges for African Americans, historically black colleges, milestones in education, and more.

 

 

 

Awards

Learn about awards exclusively for African Americans, including the NAACP Image Awards, the Spingarn Medal, and the Coretta Scott King Award, and see a full list of winners.

Thank you Info Please for this vitally important information.

 

 

500 Notable African American Biographies

 

Entertainers

 

Athletes

 

 

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WHY Black History Month IS Necessary

 

I’ll answer that much asked question: Black History Month is only necessary because racist caucasian America, which controls the state level legislatures, has deemed it necessary to erase Black contributions from the fabric of American history.

 

Some southern states have started drives to erase all mention of slavery. Other states have decided to rewrite American history books to minimize contributions made by Black Americans. America’s classroom curriculum has been designed to maximize the factual truth about our past history and replace those facts & truths with a “white” washed misinformation campaign.

 

Lastly, we have Black Americans, such as Mr. Morgan Freeman, among others, who call for a move to abolish Black History Month based on their belief that a month of Black History is unnecessary if we teach Black History EVERY month.

 

That is the problem Morgan….racist caucasians can NOT be trusted to teach factual Black History.

 

For those who say there is no Jewish Black History Month, or no Native American History Month…..Why Not?

 

Get Busy.

 

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Celebrating Black History Month is practiced daily in Black households all across this globe, not just in America.  Until there is no racist efforts to remove contributions by Black America in our American History…..this month of 28 days where Black American efforts to move America forward are highlighted…. will be necessary.

 

 

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President Barack Hussein Obama’s Positive Message To Organizing for Action Members: The Phone Call.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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President Obama’s Message To OFA Supporters On ObamaCARES

 

President Obama reassured his supporters on Monday evening that the fight to spread the truth & facts about his health-care law would succeed, while also enlisting their help in spreading word about the importance of signing up Americans for The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCARES).

 

In a conference call with thousands of supporters hosted by Organizing for Action, President Obama said the problems with Healthcare.gov have led to “misinformation” about the health-care law.

 

“Frankly, there have been problems with the Web site that have created and fed this misinformation,” The President told what OFA said was an audience of more than 200,000 supporters. OFA was created out of the Obama 2012 campaign in the hopes of advancing the President’s agenda.

 

President Obama an exclusive call with OFA supporters 11/18/2013

 

 

President Obama is experiencing one of the biggest strikes against  his Presidency as his administration struggles to implement the health-care law against racist wealthy business interest from the Reich wing as well as greedy politicians in the pocket of big insurance corporations, not to mention professional hackers hell bent on crashing the marketplace website. In his remarks, the President said he and his supporters knew it would be a difficult process and referenced Republicans and their refusal to help make sure the law prospers for the millions of uninsured Americans.

 

“We knew it was going to be hard because change is hard, and there are a lot of vested interests,” the President said. “And obviously we haven’t gotten a lot of cooperation from the other party.”

 

Still, President Obama said, he wouldn’t stop working to ensure the law succeeds. “I’ve got one more campaign in me, and that’s making sure this law works,” he said.

 

The President told his supporters that his main message was that he needs their help in reminding people to sign up for health care through the law – whether on the Web site or through other separate marketplace venues.

 

“This law is going to be one that lasts for generations to come,” he said. “And people will see why we fought so hard to do it.”

 

In providing reassurance to his supporters, President Obama cast last week’s news that just over 100,000 people successfully signed up for the Affordable Care Act as a victory, noting that 400,000 other people obtained Medicaid coverage and many more expressed interest.

 

The actual National figures for October, released this month can be found here…..

 

The HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT REPORT

 

President Obama said he is confident that, by the end of the month, HealthCare.gov would be working for the vast majority of Americans, which the administration has defined as 80 percent of those seeking to sign up. “In fact, eventually, it’s going to be the easiest place to shop for healthcare.”

 

HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT REPORT

 

Read The Complete Report From The Department Of Health & Human Services.

 

November 13, 2013
This issue brief highlights national and state-levelenrollment-related information for the first month of theHealth Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace hereafter) initial open enrollment period that began October 1, 2013 for coverage beginning January 1, 2014 (see Appendix A for state-level data).

 

It also provides an overview of the methodology that was used in compiling these data (see Appendix B), and includes information about strategies to reach consumers.

 

These data represent a “snapshot” of Marketplace enrollment that uses comparable definitions for the data elements across states, and between states that are implementing their own Marketplaces (also known as State-Based Marketplaces or SBMs) and states with Marketplaces that are supported by or fully-run by the Department of Health and Human Services (including
those run in partnership with states, also known as the Federally-facilitated Marketplace or FFM).

 

Data related to Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility in this report are based on applications submitted through the Marketplaces. Enrollment based on applications submitted through state Medicaid/CHIP agencies will be released in a subsequent report.

 

 

The following are highlights of Marketplace enrollment-related information for the first month.
Marketplace Monthly Enrollment-Related Information, 10-1-13 to 11-2-13
Number of completed applications through the Marketplaces 846,184

 
Total number of individuals included in completed Marketplace applications 1,509,883

 
Number of individuals determined eligible to enroll in a Marketplace plan 1,081,592

 
Number of individuals who have selected a Marketplace plan 106,185

 
(1) Oct 1- Nov 2 most closely represents the first month of operations since state based Marketplaces generally compile enrollment-related metrics on a weekly basis.

 

 

The first month enrollment experience in the Marketplace exceeds comparable first month enrollment in theCommonwealth Care program in the MassachusettsHealth Connector. In Massachusetts, the number of premium-paying enrollees who signed up during the first month of enrollment was 123 or 0.3 percent of the total enrollment of 36,167 at the end of the year.

 

 

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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

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Marketplace plan selection of 106,185 is 1.5 percent of the estimated enrollees at the end of the 2014 open enrollment period (Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate, May 2013). (See Appendix C for more information on enrollment experiences in other programs.)

 

 

Marketplace Website and Call Center Activity:
Unique Visitors on the SBM and FFM websites: 26,876,527
Calls to the SBM and FFM call centers: 3,158,436

 

 

Overview of Enrollment to Date

 

To date, 106,185 persons have enrolled and selected a Marketplace plan—this includes those who have paid a premium and those who have not yet paid a premium.

 

Based on available data, 846,184 completed applications were submitted to Marketplaces during the first month of the initial open enrollment period (10-1-13 to 11-2-13), including applications that were submitted to the SBMs and FFM.

 

These completed applications correspond to a total of 1,509,883 million individuals (persons) who have applied for coverage through the Marketplaces during this time period. This represents 22 percent of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated 7 million Marketplace enrollment in 2014.

 

The Marketplaces have helped a total of 1,477,853 persons by determining or assessing3that  they are either eligible to enroll in a Marketplace plan (used throughout this report—also known as Qualified Health Plans or QHPs) with or without financial assistance, or in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

 

To date, 106,185 persons have selected a Marketplace plan—this includes 79,391 in SBMs and 26,794 in FFM. An additional 975,407
persons who have been determined eligible have not yet selected a plan through the Marketplace.

 

To date, the Marketplaces have processed eligibility determinations and assessments for 98 percent (1,477,853) of the 1,509,883 persons who have applied for coverage – including:

 

1,081,592 persons (73 percent of the total number of persons with processed eligibility determinations / assessments) have been determined eligible to enroll in a Marketplace plan, (including 326,130 persons who have been determined eligible to enroll in a
Marketplace plan with financial assistance).

 

106,185 (10 percent) of the 1,081,592 total Marketplace plan eligible persons have already selected a plan by clicking a button on the website page.

 

Enrollment includes those who have selected a plan including those who have paid their first month premium and those who have not yet done so

 

396,261 persons (27 percent of the total number of persons with processed eligibility determinations / assessments) who have been determined or assessed eligible for Medicaid or CHIP.

 

A total of 502,446, or 1 in 3 of the 1,477,853 people whose eligibility determinations / assessments have been processed, have either been determined or assessed eligible for Medicaid or CHIP or have selected a plan in the Marketplaces. Meanwhile, 722,391 (49 percent) of the 1,477,853 whose eligibility determinations / assessments have been processed are either eligible
for financial assistance through the Marketplaces, or have been determined or assessed eligible for Medicaid or CHIP.

 

An additional 201,137 persons who applied for coverage through the Marketplaces have eligibility determinations that are either pending, not captured in the Marketplace plan and Medicaid/CHIP eligibility counts for a given state, or negative (meaning that they have not been determined eligible to enroll in a Marketplace plan).

 

The available data on completed applications, eligibility determinations and assessments, and Marketplace plan selection represents a subset of the total number of Americans who have begun exploring the coverage options that are available through the new Marketplaces. There is considerable interest in the new Marketplaces as measured by unique visitors on the SBM and FFM websites (26,876,527), and calls to the SBM and FFM call centers (3,158,436).

 

These early enrollment-related statistics suggest that, in spite of recent information system and website issues, interest in the Marketplaces is high. For example a Commonwealth Fund survey conducted Oct. 9-275 polled adults (ages 19-64) who are uninsured or have individual market coverage and found that most (60 percent) are aware of the Marketplace.

 

Further, the Commonwealth Fund found that 53 percent are aware that financial support is available for Marketplace coverage and 17 percent have visited the Marketplace. Most (58 percent) said they are very likely or somewhat likely to go or go back to visit the Marketplace to enroll in a plan or to apply for the premium tax credit or for Medicaid/CHIP before the open enrollment period
ends on March 31, 2014. (See Appendix D for more information).

 

Marketplace enrollment is expected to increase as technical issues are resolved.

 

Read The Complete Department of Health and Human Services HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT REPORT

 

 

HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

 

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This holiday season, millions of Americans have a chance to get quality, affordable health insurance—many for the first time. If you have family members who are uninsured, you can play a big part in helping them find coverage that works for them. It might not always seem like it, but your family listens to you. So have the talk.

 

 

SEND A PACKING LIST

Use this list to make sure your family members have what they need to shop on the new health insurance marketplace.

 

SEND A PACKING LIST

Are your family members traveling home for the holidays? There are a few things they’ll need to sign up for health coverage. Make sure they bring the following items with them before they head home.

 

PACKING LIST

In order to shop on the new health insurance marketplace, you’ll need to have a few basic pieces of information with you:

  1. Your Social Security Number
  2. Information about your employer and income— either a pay stub or a copy of your most recent W-2 tax form
  3. If you currently have health insurance, you’ll need your health insurance card or paperwork that includes a health policy number

DOUBLE CHECK

Here are some common things to think about before getting started:

  1. Your budget: What is your budget? How much can you afford to pay each month for health coverage?
  2. Existing insurance: Is health insurance currently offered through your job?
  3. Current costs: If you do currently have coverage, what are your costs?
  4. Coverage Goals: What kind of coverage are you looking for? There are lots of options based on what you want and how much you want to pay.

 

 

PLAN YOUR TALK

Take a moment to plan when, where, and how you’ll talk to your family about health insurance.

 

PLANNING YOUR HEALTH CARE TALK

Make sure you have a plan for when, where, and how you’ll talk to your family about health insurance. Here are a few tips to help you prepare.

 

 

Clock

PICK A TIME

Start early: Don’t wait until the last minute—be sure to start the conversation early!

Integrate the talk into family time:Take advantage of downtime after meals or between holiday activities to start your talk.

 

 

 

Talk

THINK ABOUT HOW YOU’LL BRING IT UP

Make it personal: Be honest about your feelings and why this is important to you.

Be persistent, but keep it positive: Tell them you care about their health, and focus on the benefits that come from knowing that you have health insurance.

 

 

Place

CHOOSE A PLACE

Get creative: Think about what matters to your family member. Make it memorable!

Find a Quiet Place to Shop: You can start your conversation anywhere, but to shop for health coverage, you will want a more quiet, private place to make a phone call or use the internet.

 

 

 

START THE CONVERSATION

Here are some tips on talking to your family about how to sign up and how to answer common questions.

 

CONVERSATION TIPS

 

Start by asking: “Have you thought about signing up for health insurance on the new marketplace?”

 

Offer to walk them through it: “Would you like to take some time with me to sign up right now?”

 

Ask them to make a plan, and commit to it:“When do you plan on signing up?”

 

Don’t forget to follow up: “Have you signed up yet?”

 

 

WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO COMMUNICATE:

  • Being covered helps you stay healthy and protects you in an emergency.
  • You can find a plan that fits your budget—financial assistance is available for those who qualify.
  • You get to choose the plan that’s right for you.
  • All the health insurance plans on the new marketplace provide free preventive care—including routine checkups, vaccinations and screenings.
  • You can’t be denied insurance because of a preexisting condition, and lifetime limits are now banned, so your insurance will be there when you need it.
  • For your coverage to start January 1, you’ll need to sign up by December 15.
  • Open enrollment for plans in the marketplace is now through March, but getting started sooner is better.

 

 

PLEDGE TO HAVE THE TALK

Make a pledge to have a conversation with your family about health insurance this holiday season.

 

PLEDGE TO HAVE THE TALK

Make a pledge to have a conversation with your family about health insurance this holiday season.

 

Get ready to have the talk

 

Published on Oct 31, 2013

This holiday season, be ready to talk to your loved ones about getting covered. These conversations don’t have to be tough — OFA can help. Check out barackobama.com/talk to learn more.

 

 

ObamaCARES Works So Lets Get Out There And Spread The Word.

 

Join the team that’s helping make sure the new health care law is a success. Be part of Team Obamacare.

 

 

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HEALTH CARE FOR THE HOLIDAYS


 

By Jueseppi B.

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This holiday season, millions of Americans have a chance to get quality, affordable health insurance—many for the first time. If you have family members who are uninsured, you can play a big part in helping them find coverage that works for them. It might not always seem like it, but your family listens to you. So have the talk.

 

SEND A PACKING LIST

Use this list to make sure your family members have what they need to shop on the new health insurance marketplace.

 

SEND A PACKING LIST

Are your family members traveling home for the holidays? There are a few things they’ll need to sign up for health coverage. Make sure they bring the following items with them before they head home.

 

PACKING LIST

In order to shop on the new health insurance marketplace, you’ll need to have a few basic pieces of information with you:

  1. Your Social Security Number
  2. Information about your employer and income— either a pay stub or a copy of your most recent W-2 tax form
  3. If you currently have health insurance, you’ll need your health insurance card or paperwork that includes a health policy number

DOUBLE CHECK

Here are some common things to think about before getting started:

  1. Your budget: What is your budget? How much can you afford to pay each month for health coverage?
  2. Existing insurance: Is health insurance currently offered through your job?
  3. Current costs: If you do currently have coverage, what are your costs?
  4. Coverage Goals: What kind of coverage are you looking for? There are lots of options based on what you want and how much you want to pay.

 

 

PLAN YOUR TALK

Take a moment to plan when, where, and how you’ll talk to your family about health insurance.

 

PLANNING YOUR HEALTH CARE TALK

Make sure you have a plan for when, where, and how you’ll talk to your family about health insurance. Here are a few tips to help you prepare.

 

 

Clock

PICK A TIME

Start early: Don’t wait until the last minute—be sure to start the conversation early!

Integrate the talk into family time:Take advantage of downtime after meals or between holiday activities to start your talk.

 

 

 

Talk

THINK ABOUT HOW YOU’LL BRING IT UP

Make it personal: Be honest about your feelings and why this is important to you.

Be persistent, but keep it positive: Tell them you care about their health, and focus on the benefits that come from knowing that you have health insurance.

 

 

Place

CHOOSE A PLACE

Get creative: Think about what matters to your family member. Make it memorable!

Find a Quiet Place to Shop: You can start your conversation anywhere, but to shop for health coverage, you will want a more quiet, private place to make a phone call or use the internet.

 

 

START THE CONVERSATION

Here are some tips on talking to your family about how to sign up and how to answer common questions.

 

CONVERSATION TIPS

 

Start by asking: “Have you thought about signing up for health insurance on the new marketplace?”

 

Offer to walk them through it: “Would you like to take some time with me to sign up right now?”

 

Ask them to make a plan, and commit to it:“When do you plan on signing up?”

 

Don’t forget to follow up: “Have you signed up yet?”

 

 

WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO COMMUNICATE:

  • Being covered helps you stay healthy and protects you in an emergency.
  • You can find a plan that fits your budget—financial assistance is available for those who qualify.
  • You get to choose the plan that’s right for you.
  • All the health insurance plans on the new marketplace provide free preventive care—including routine checkups, vaccinations and screenings.
  • You can’t be denied insurance because of a preexisting condition, and lifetime limits are now banned, so your insurance will be there when you need it.
  • For your coverage to start January 1, you’ll need to sign up by December 15.
  • Open enrollment for plans in the marketplace is now through March, but getting started sooner is better.

 

 

PLEDGE TO HAVE THE TALK

Make a pledge to have a conversation with your family about health insurance this holiday season.

 

PLEDGE TO HAVE THE TALK

Make a pledge to have a conversation with your family about health insurance this holiday season.

 

Get ready to have the talk

 

Published on Oct 31, 2013

This holiday season, be ready to talk to your loved ones about getting covered. These conversations don’t have to be tough — OFA can help. Check out barackobama.com/talk to learn more.

 

 

If you have family members who are uninsured, you can play a big part in helping them find coverage that works for them.

LEARN MORE

 

President Obama’s OFA call – Nov 18, 2013

 

 

ObamaCARES Works So Lets Get Out There And Spread The Word.

 

Join the team that’s helping make sure the new health care law is a success. Be part of Team Obamacare.

 

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Single Payer: For Those Who Don’t Know….Now You Know.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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Why single-payer?

In a single-payer system, one entity would act as an administrator or payer. This entity would collect all health care fees and pay out all health costs, and all providers (e.g., hospitals, physicians and other practitioners) would bill one entity for their services. Patients would have a choice over their providers, who would remain as independent as they are today. Thus the single entity would be responsible for paying for health care, but, except in unusual circumstances such as the Veterans Administration hospitals or the Indian Health Service, would not actually deliver that care.

 

A single-payer system would greatly streamline administration, thereby cutting back on paperwork and allowing more money to go towards actual medical services. In addition, improved databases would allow better monitoring of utilization patterns, allowing the identification of geographical areas in which services are over- or under-utilized. This system has been estimated to reduce administrative services from the current 25-30 percent of the premium dollar under private insurance to approximately 5 percent.

 

Single-payer health care is a system in which the government, rather than private insurers, pays for all health care costs. Single-payer systems may contract for healthcare services from private organizations (as is the case in Canada) or may own and employ healthcare resources and personnel (as is the case in the United Kingdom). The term “single-payer” thus only describes the funding mechanism—referring to health care financed by a single public body from a single fund—and does not specify the type of delivery, or for whom doctors work. Although the fund holder is usually the state, some forms of single-payer use a mixed public-private system.

 

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCARES) is the beginning to Single Payer and insurance companies and their paid political whores know after The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCARES) becomes a success….single payer is next.

 

Barack Hussein Obama is smart enough to have realized he couldn’t get a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) passed that included single payer. What he did was remove it from the original The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act bill in order to get healthcare reform started and cover the 40 plus million uninsured Americans.

 

Very smart move.

 

Ever really imagine why the wealthy greedy politician on both sides of the Congressional aisle are so against The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)? Think about it and consider exactly why so many elected politicians have made it their life’s mission to repeal ObamaCARES….besides overt racism I mean.

 

Corporate Insurance company profits….is why.

 

Now for some facts & truth that the average too lazy and uneducated American does not comprehend….Let me break it down for you who don’t know. Racist ass caucasians, and the hand full of house niggers who follow behind, sucking their nasty sweaty balls, do not want Barack Hussein Obama to be a success because he is Black. ObamaCARES is something that will put Barack Hussein Obama in the history books for much more than being the first Black human to be elected President Of The United States.

 

The Affordable Health Care Act elevates Barack Hussein Obama into the history books with The Presidents who implemented Social SecurityMedicareMedicaid, The G.I. Bill. It secures a legacy no other caucasian POTUS has had since those great men who started the above mentioned social services.

 

Can you imagine an America without Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SNAP, Veterans Benefits? In 30 years, Barack Hussein Obama will be known as the Father Of American Health Care. Now what racist ass cracka caucasian wants THAT?

 

Think it any coincidence the U.S. Government was shut down by racist caucasian slaves of the Koch Brothers and Grover Norquist on the VERY SAME DAY ObamaCARES opens it’s enrollment?

 

What were the headlines on October 1st…… Government Shutdown or the start of ObamaCARES Open Enrollment?

 

They could NOT allow The Affordable Health Care Act to be a success. I mean how can some Harvard educated Black dude be mentioned in the same breath as  President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Social Security Act of 1935. They could not possibly “let” a Negro be thought of in the same way we think of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Medicare…heaven forbid!!

 

SO, the TeaTardedRepubliCANTS devised a plan to make Barack Hussein Obama the shame of the 44 Presidents. Make his signature legislation, legislation that saves lives and insures millions of Americans for the very FIRST time in their lives, The Affordable Health Care Act aka ObamaCARES, the single reason for shutting down the United States Government.

 

It’s ALL about race. P.E.R.I O.D.

 

And insurance profits. Lets not forget Corporate Insurance company profits.

 

Background

Single-payer health insurance collects all medical fees, then pays for all services, through a “single” government (or government-related) source. In wealthy nations, this kind of publicly managed insurance is typically extended to all citizens and legal residents. Examples include the United Kingdom’s National Health Service, Australia’s Medicare, Canada’s Medicare, and Taiwan’s National Health Insurance.

 

The standard usage of the term “single-payer health care” refers to health insurance, as opposed to healthcare delivery, operating as a public service and offered to citizens and legal residents towards providing near-universal or universal health care. The fund can be managed by the government directly or as a publicly owned and regulated agency. Some writers describe publicly administered health care systems as “single-payer plans”. Some writers have described any system of health care which intends to cover the entire population, such as voucher plans, as “single-payer plans”, although this is uncommon usage.

 

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Learn more about Single-Payer

 

 

Tell The Truth America: This Government Shutdown Is ALL About Corporate Insurance Profits AND R.A.C.E. And Reich wingnuts will go to great lengths to stop The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCARES) …….

 

Here are some Facts & Truth……

 

The “Racist Reich Wing” Drama Against ObamaCARES Continues: Hackers Attack Healthcare.gov

 

House Homeland Security Committeepublished a video on their Youtube page highlighting a portion of the committee questioning Roberta Stempfley, acting assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cyber-security and Communications, who confirmed at least 16 attacks on the Affordable Care Act’s portal Healthcare.gov website in 2013.

 

Roberta Stempfley highlighted one successful attack that is designed to deny access to the website called a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. A DDoS attack is designed to make a network unavailable to intended users, generally through a concerted effort to disrupt service such as repeatedly accessing the servers, saturating them with more traffic than the website is designed to handle.

 

 

The HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT REPORT

 

November 13, 2013
This issue brief highlights national and state-levelenrollment-related information for the first month of theHealth Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace hereafter) initial open enrollment period that began October 1, 2013 for coverage beginning January 1, 2014 (see Appendix A for state-level data).

 

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President Obama Announces New Steps To Help Americans Receiving Insurance Cancellation Notices

 

Published on Nov 14, 2013

President Obama announced a solution to address the cancellation notices that some people in the individual health insurance market have received in recent weeks, keeping with his pledge to make adjustments and improvements where they’re warranted as the Affordable Care Act takes effect. November 14, 2013.

 

 

President Obama Reveals New Proposal To Help Consumers Facing Insurance Cancellations

 

The new Health Insurance Marketplace will help millions of hard-working Americans find affordable health insurance.  Premiums are, on average, 16 percent below what was originally projected.  Nearly one in four insurers offeringhealth plans through the Marketplace are selling to individuals for the first time.  And a recent study found that an estimated 17 million Americans can get discounts on their premiums through the Marketplace, through tax credits.

 

 

Spineless Democrats: Take A Lesson From Governor Deval Patrick, The Next Black President

 

Meet a man who uses common sense, logic and critical thinking as a politician. Very uncommon traits to find in politicians today.
Meet Honorable Governor Deval Patrick.
Now meet his forward thinking on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Letter From Governor Patrick to the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation on the Affordable Care Act.

 

Wake Up America.

 

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The Weekly Address & The Week Ahead Schedule For 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: Umoja With Barack.


 

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President Obama Guidance And White House  Schedule, Nov. 17th, – 22nd, 2013

 

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16th, 2013

 

On Sunday, the First Family will attend the Oregon State vs. University of Maryland men’s basketball game in College Park, Maryland.

 

Sunday, November 17, 2013: 5:50 PM THE FIRST FAMILY attends the Oregon State vs. University of Maryland men’s basketball game, Comcast Center, College Park, MD.

 

White House Schedule for the week of  November 18th – the 22nd.

 

On Monday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

 

On Tuesday, the President will deliver remarks at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council’s annual meeting.

 

On Wednesday, the President will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Vice President and First Lady will also attend. The Medal of Freedom is our Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors. The Medals will be presented at the White House in a morning ceremony.

 

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

 

On Friday, the President will host King Mohammed VI of Morocco at the White House. The Vice President will also attend. This visit will highlight the long-standing friendship between the United States and Morocco and strengthen our strategic partnership. The President looks forward to discussing a range of issues of mutual interest with King Mohammed VI, including support for Morocco’s democratic and economic reforms. This visit is also an opportunity to increase our cooperation on addressing regional challenges, including countering violent extremism, supporting democratic transitions, and promoting economic development in the Middle East and Africa.

 

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Megan Slack
Megan Slack

November 16, 2013
06:00 AM EST

 

In his weekly address, President Obama discusses progress in American energy and highlights that we are now producing more oil at home than we buy from other countries for the first time in nearly two decades. We reached this milestone in part not only because we’re producing more energy, but because we’re wasting less energy, and as a result, we are also reducing our carbon emissions while growing the economy.

 

 

 

VIDEO MENSAJE DE LA CASA BLANCA: Fortaleciendo el futuro del ámbito enérgico en Estados Unidos

November 16, 2013 | 2:49 |Public Domain

 

En el mensaje de video de esta semana, Katherine Vargas habló acerca del importante progreso que la Administración ha hecho respecto a la energía producida en Estados Unidos. Desde que el Presidente asumió su cargo, la Administración ha reducido nuestra dependencia en petróleo extranjero y ha duplicado la energía eólica y solar; estos pasos en últimas, generarán un planeta más limpio y más seguro para las generaciones futuras.

 

 

 

Alicia Oken
November 15, 2013
06:45 PM EST

 

West Wing Week: 11/15/13 or “We Will Stand By Your Side”

November 15, 2013 | Public Domain

 

Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the First and Second Families honored Veterans Day, the President traveled to New Orleans and to Cleveland to speak on the importance of infrastructure to job creation, signed the EpiPen Law, discussed immigration reform with Faith Leaders and attended the 5th Annual Tribal Nations Conference. That’s November 8th to November 14th or “We Will Stand By Your Side.”

 

 

Honoring our Military: On Veterans Day, the President honored those who have served, or are currently serving, our country. The President hosted a breakfast that morning for veterans and their families before heading off to Arlington Cemetery with the Vice President, the First Lady, and Dr. Biden. The President participated in a wreath-laying ceremony and spoke to the crowd about the devotion and commitment of those who don our nation’s uniform.

 

In the life of our nation, across every generation, there are those who stand apart. They step up, they raise their hands, they take that oath. They put on the uniform and they put their lives on the line. They do this so that the rest of us might live in a country and a world that is safer, freer, and more just.

 

The President also reminded Americans that we need to support troops after they have come home. “This is how we’ll be judged.  Not just by how well we care for our troops in battle, but how we treat them when they come home,” the President said. Check out the President’s remarks here.

 

In honor of Veteran’s Day, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden wrote an op-ed about Joining Forces that appeared in military news websites, highlighting their commitment to employment, wellness, and education for veterans, service members, and their families.

 

Continuing his work with members of the military later that week, the President welcomed senior civilian defense and military leaders to an annual meeting and dinner, where those present discussed a wide range of issues.

 

Affordable Care Act: President Obama made a statement in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room on Thursday, announcing new steps to help those Americans that are receiving insurance cancellation notices. The President stated that insurers can offer customers who have been notified about canceled plans the option to renew their 2013 plan in 2014.

 

“It took 100 years for us to even get to the point where we could start talking about and implementing a law to make sure everybody has got health insurance,” the President said. “And my pledge to the American people is, is that we’re going to solve the problems that are there, we’re going to get it right, and the Affordable Care Act is going to work for the American people.”

 

Manufacturing in Ohio: The President spoke at a steel factory in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday, highlighting the plant’s comeback after nearly 1,200 steelworkers were furloughed when the auto industry was on the brink of collapse. Today, ArcelorMittal, is the largest supplier of steel in the auto industry and is a global leader in producing advanced high-strength steel for fuel efficient cars. “The story of this plant is the story of America over the last five years,” President Obama said. “We haven’t just been recovering from a crisis. What we’ve been trying to do is rebuild a new foundation for growth and prosperity to protect ourselves from future crises.”

 

Tribal Nations Conference: On Thursday, the White Househosted the fifth White House Tribal Nationals Conference, which welcomed leaders from all 566 federally recognized tribes. The President spoke to conference attendees, highlighting the need for strengthening justice and tribal sovereignty, expanding opportunities for Native Americans, and protecting tribal lands. Read the President’s full remarks here.

 

Protecting kids with asthma and allergies: President Obama signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Acton Wednesday, which encourages schools to plan for severe asthma attacks and allergic reactions. Approximately 9.5 percent of American children suffer from asthma, and between 4 and 6 percent of children have food allergies. By updating and upgrading school’s response capacity for asthma and food allergies, this law will help relieve the anxiety of millions of parents.

 

First Lady Talks Education: First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Bell Multicultural High School in Washington, D.C. to discuss the importance of youth empowerment and education. The First Lady shared her personal academic experiences to a group of sophomores, telling them that she pushed herself to have a strong academic and extracurricular record. “And when I encountered doubters…when people told me that I wasn’t going to cut it… I didn’t let that stop me,” she said.

 

 

President Obama Speaks to Insurance Company Executives

November 15, 2013 | 1:56 |Public Domain

 

Before a meeting with executives from insurance companies participating in the health insurance marketplace, President Obama discusses the importance of making sure that Americans have high-quality health insurance that gives them the security they need for themselves and their family members if and when they get sick.

 

 

 

President Barack Obama holds an Affordable Care Act meeting with health insurance company CEOs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Nov. 15, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama holds an Affordable Care Act meeting with health insurance company CEOs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Nov. 15, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

 

 

Chairman McCaul Questions Witnesses at Hearing on Cybersecurity of Healthcare.gov

 

Published on Nov 13, 2013

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, questions witnesses at a hearing entitled “Cyber Side-Effects: How Secure is the Personal Information Entered into the Flawed Healthcare.gov?” 11-11-13

 

 

 

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The “Racist Reich Wing” Drama Against ObamaCARES Continues: Hackers Attack Healthcare.gov

 

The HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE: NOVEMBER ENROLLMENT REPORT

 

November 13, 2013
This issue brief highlights national and state-levelenrollment-related information for the first month of theHealth Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace hereafter) initial open enrollment period that began October 1, 2013 for coverage beginning January 1, 2014 (see Appendix A for state-level data).

 

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President Obama Announces New Steps To Help Americans Receiving Insurance Cancellation Notices

 

Published on Nov 14, 2013

President Obama announced a solution to address the cancellation notices that some people in the individual health insurance market have received in recent weeks, keeping with his pledge to make adjustments and improvements where they’re warranted as the Affordable Care Act takes effect. November 14, 2013.

 

 

President Obama Reveals New Proposal To Help Consumers Facing Insurance Cancellations

 

The new Health Insurance Marketplace will help millions of hard-working Americans find affordable health insurance.  Premiums are, on average, 16 percent below what was originally projected.  Nearly one in four insurers offeringhealth plans through the Marketplace are selling to individuals for the first time.  And a recent study found that an estimated 17 million Americans can get discounts on their premiums through the Marketplace, through tax credits.

 

 

Spineless Democrats: Take A Lesson From Governor Deval Patrick, The Next Black President

 

Meet a man who uses common sense, logic and critical thinking as a politician. Very uncommon traits to find in politicians today.
Meet Honorable Governor Deval Patrick.
Now meet his forward thinking on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
Letter From Governor Patrick to the Massachusetts Congressional Delegation on the Affordable Care Act.

 

 

Vice President Biden Celebrates Citizenship at King Center Naturalization Ceremony

 

We the Geeks Wrap Up: Don’t Be Bored, Make Something

 

President Obama Speaks on Manufacturing in Ohio

 

2013 White House Tribal Nations Conference: Promoting Prosperous, Resilient Tribal Nations

 

President Obama Announces New Steps to Help Americans Receiving Insurance Cancellation Notices

 

 

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