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Warren speaks for me: Why Would Anybody Run For President Just To "Talk About What We Can't Do?"

WARREN 2020!

She was amazing last night!!!!!!!!!

I LOVE how she fights: #StopWallStreetLooting Act

https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1152637778653581314










Warren 2020

( Warren 2020! ) Peter Thiel says Elizabeth Warren is 'dangerous;' Warren responds: 'Good'



Senator Elizabeth Warren doesn’t seem too unhappy about being labeled “dangerous” by investor Peter Thiel .

Thiel, who co-founded PayPal, Palantir and Founders Fund, made the comments in an interview on Fox News with Tucker Carlson, where he described most of the Democratic presidential field as “equally unimpressive” and called Warren “the dangerous one.”

“I’m most scared by Elizabeth Warren,” he said. “I think she’s the one who’s actually talking about the economy, which is the only thing — the thing that I think matters by far the most.”

Warren tweeted a link to a Bloomberg story about Thiel’s remarks with a succinct response of her own: “Good.”

https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/16/peter-thiel-vs-elizabeth-warren/


Think twice when you hear the words 'public option' health insurance

By Ed Weisbart, M.D.
St. Louis Post Dispatch, July 5, 2019

Shhh! Don’t tell the insurance companies (it’s a secret).

That’s the logic of the presidential candidates who are pushing a “public option,” also known as Medicare for Those Who Want It. They claim that adding a Medicare-like option onto the health insurance marketplace is an easier political lift than real Medicare for All, and that such an option would thrive in the free market and open the door for Medicare for All. Then the insurance industry would admit defeat and quietly ride off into the sunset, finally achieving what should have been done in the first place.

The fact that the insurance industry is lobbying hard for this circuitous incremental approach should tell you all you need to know.

Sadly, many of us don’t understand the choice we’re being offered. That helps them sell the idea that having more options is always better. It’s true that we need free choice of doctors and hospitals, but insurance should disappear into the background. That’s what would happen with Medicare for All; that’s not what would happen with a public option, and the difference is all-important.

We could spend the next few years passing a public option and then wait several more years to see how it works. Ten years later, we would still be playing catch-up with the rest of the industrialized world, where health care costs half of what it does here in America and yet produces dramatically better results.

Why isn’t a public option good enough?


First, it’s missing nearly all the savings of a single-payer system. Health care insurance companies operate at 15% to 20% overhead; Medicare’s overhead is 2%. We will never reach Medicare’s efficiency by keeping today’s complex insurance industry in the mix. Never. Plus, the insurance companies’ inefficiency — as high as it is — is dwarfed by the untold time and money patients, doctors and hospitals waste in dealing with those companies.

https://pnhp.org/news/think-twice-when-you-hear-the-words-public-option-health-insurance/

Elizabeth Warren : That's why I support #Medicare For All

Warren 2020!!!!!!!

https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1148621993262141440

Elizabeth Warren:The @FCC should be working on behalf of American consumers, not giant telecom com


https://twitter.com/SenWarren/status/1145752727512866817















Warren 2020!
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