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Journalist, JD, cartoonist, 🌹. @GILDEDAGEpod co-host. Contributor at The Daily Poster. Will Share medical crowdfunding. DM me. RT≠endorsement. @optoutapp

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@eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Yes, there are external factors like diet that play a role and cas… https://t.co/u5pQq8jxUH @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat The point being, your original claim was that single-payer is inhe… https://t.co/lMBjlvJ4wE @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Yeah, I’m pointing out that when you say “outcomes” it’s overly br… https://t.co/1Bo22kc0D2 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat M4a has regional administration. It’s literally in the text of the… https://t.co/XCoiAncat6 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Heart attack deaths per 100k: Germany again has worse outcomes tha… https://t.co/RKYBloJx02 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat None of these are perfect metrics. They all go into the analysis.… https://t.co/3J4fYStfxX @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Had OECD data in front of me this entire time. Infant mortality:… https://t.co/YPCVY2Zyau @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat “Rate system performance” is doing a lot of heavy lifting here con… https://t.co/4UDoz8ZR6E @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Again, outcomes vary by condition/illness. The US, for example, ha… https://t.co/BPg3NncieJ @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat That statistic refers to numbers from last year—as I mentioned ear… https://t.co/m60wC9BGPq @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I pointed out that there are multiple metrics to ranking a health… https://t.co/qDmDTyHH5L @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat That said, your concerns about administration under M4a are overbl… https://t.co/Q35cbYZb1z @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat This is tiresome. You could have multiple administrative agencies… https://t.co/qfJQdnhzah @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Fun that you’re noting one metric isn’t everything due to other fa… https://t.co/2hdaSDXYdy @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat This is just basic civics here which you seem to be missing or not getting. @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Your concerns about M4a are extremely overblown considering the te… https://t.co/2BnxFS0Jc0 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Interesting considering Italy has a higher life expectancy than Ge… https://t.co/QSM67scnHX @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat And Italy has a single-payer system. Look at that. @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Germany’s system ranks below Italy’s. @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Private options aren’t available to people who can’t afford them.… https://t.co/8DsfZC24Cc @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat You just don’t have a serious proposal or grasp on how laws actually get enforced. @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Your argument boils down to this: 1) We can insulate health care… https://t.co/bynTSkrd9f @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat The Fed is a federally chartered nonprofit. Guess who appoints the… https://t.co/OdCnsocQJ3 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Yes. Yes it is. This is the most basic part of the American system… https://t.co/Gpc9JG2k9D @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Okay, once again, administrative agencies are how legislation in t… https://t.co/XErqRV1RGy @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat On the other hand, in a system where wealthier folks don’t have a… https://t.co/KJGTknxv6x @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat You don’t get it. Any public plan will be subject to policy chang… https://t.co/DUZhTs52dB @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat It’s not “what we have now ” it’s “what options are on the table currently.” @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I do not know how else to explain this to you. Any health care pla… https://t.co/jefEE7Ivg7 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat There are safeguards. They’re not perfect. They fail sometimes.… https://t.co/ezcCEnPnvK @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Even if you delegate authority to multiple administrative agencies… https://t.co/wpUgAn3djw @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Even in a multiplayer system with a national plan, the poor will b… https://t.co/QSVYKWOjwn @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I am pointing out that the problems you cite as unique to that M4a… https://t.co/kmgfJdLXlB @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat first off, theres a cost barrier, so poor vulnerable people are sc… https://t.co/Z4sgKykEYZ @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I don’t think you understood what I meant in that tweet. My point… https://t.co/8lsmH1d6Nk @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Yeah, but again, any national plan—single payer or public option—w… https://t.co/U4KQzyFrHVVictims of Yemen's proxy war are 'screaming in pain, but no one is hearing' | World News | Sky News https://t.co/593Fqhr87N @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat And I did read your thread. Here’s an example of what I mean when… https://t.co/vmtGmrQUX7 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat It’s not propagandizing. Your arguments just aren’t nearly as comp… https://t.co/sHJtXSa6KQ @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat The good thing about M4a’s comprehensive coverage is that it’s inc… https://t.co/4YhMu8Cdqu @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Problems related to region (more neurologists in big cities, etc)… https://t.co/jlx4Gp5NRd @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Also, M4a is the only truly universal plan on the table. It also h… https://t.co/YmOG4HT9zl @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I am curious as to how you see that happening specifically. That s… https://t.co/XR9dekvf7eInstead of carping about rich people paying no taxes, let’s focus on Trump’s being in debt — something no American could relate to
Retweeted by Walker Bragman @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat By the way, multiple—more than 20—relatively recent studies have s… https://t.co/OOxmYmdYnb @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat There is no world in which M4a is less equitable than the less com… https://t.co/vCOnDqwWfA @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Medicare-for-all, as Sanders proposed, would be the most comprehen… https://t.co/KoHDxO22s2 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat M4a would function like the top systems in the world. Supplemental… https://t.co/LJLpNafJ0P @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat There’s also a big difference between private supplemental insura… https://t.co/jxW10HwUpN @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat I’m pointing out that you’re making a very broad assertion based o… https://t.co/wvgIDQ3tgu @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Right. Because health outcomes—which vary by country based on cond… https://t.co/DlTKJub4E4 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Again, this all depends on the study and varies by year. Outcomes… https://t.co/pt7IA6WrRM @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat In many ways, this argument is just a diversion. You’re arguing “w… https://t.co/3s0OAr7jpH @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Sure, they exist. Better outcomes? Not really. Best health care ra… https://t.co/B3KEWZhvFJ @ProfessorDNA I’m gonna have to hide the clippers from myself or I’ll end up with no hair. @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 @mjstrat Supply is one thing—a separate but connected issue. When a system… https://t.co/plCSEAH0Rj @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 The World Health Organization urged countries to remove cost barriers to ca… https://t.co/MPXPk9yuph @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 Stats on number of cases tells us very little. Listen to the doctors. Stop… https://t.co/tFi1WWHxl9 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 You’re citing an opaque group that advertises itself as a collective of non… https://t.co/vIFbWm3zy9 @eminently_me5 @ashton8pizza @jacko2954 Not what doctors are saying. https://t.co/PcVsXkmr2BImagine laughing at the fact that it’s going take a few more years to get equitable health care for everyone—knowin… https://t.co/Lii3fjSJQQLooting https://t.co/HqfBmX4cWu
Retweeted by Walker BragmanWar crimes are part of the Saudi-led coalition’s battle plans in Yemen. Not an aberration. https://t.co/EDGZ1EzFqA @alexkotch BrutalRemarkable how quickly COVID-19 laid waste to millions of supposedly economically secure Americans.Thank god it’s just Trump and not virtually every rich person https://t.co/Dmb21w1aoh
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9/28
2020
I am shocked to learn, based on Donald Trump's tax returns, that rich people don't pay enough in taxes. Shocked.I do not understand why Democrats aren't spending more time talking about the fact that this is a census year elect… https://t.co/gBJuKDUaToNEWS - Investigation by the NYT team looking at Trump's finances. "Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxe… https://t.co/xbiBtqFblK
Retweeted by Walker BragmanThe Democratic establishment is incapable of standing up to the GOP. Been that way since Reagan. All they do is los… https://t.co/WJl70XjakgICYMI, Donald Trump’s SCOTUS nominee is anti-worker. https://t.co/qaSCjaI9lj @fawfulfan @KellyScaletta Very true @MrTariqB @noyoureondrugs It seems like you’re trying to apply case law to a fact pattern where it doesn’t fit at a… https://t.co/r5BUjb47Rz @MrTariqB @noyoureondrugs I’m really not sure what you’re getting at. The argument you’re making doesn’t make sense.Why do this? https://t.co/Ft5HXpJIFSI combed through Amy Coney Barrett's 100+ court opinions and read them carefully. Any person who cares about their… https://t.co/55CsZ5tI2S
Retweeted by Walker Bragman @MrTariqB @noyoureondrugs I suggest you read Sanders’ M4a legislation to see how it’s administered at the state level. @noyoureondrugs Because it fits squarely within the scope of the Commerce Clause.Medicare-for-all would be easier to defend in court than the ACA. Just saying.The GOP does not care. They recognize that even if they lose one election, there’s a long game Democrats don’t play. https://t.co/cc7dl5XlZ6There’s never a situation in which Republicans are refusing to push their agenda. There’s never a situation in whi… https://t.co/inKn8WOKZo
Retweeted by Walker Bragman @viroquan1 @Mammals4Life That’s true. This was a subtweet. @keatonc33 @MemberBernie @mattko83 @CO2Buildup The ACA and M4a are different—different issues at play. M4a is a saf… https://t.co/hQ3FZQ4kGnWeekend Picks are out! https://t.co/59obCQHO7V Featuring: @dailyposter @Sludge @Newcomb_Lisa @OliviaWebbC… https://t.co/4xCsvzKGZ9
Retweeted by Walker BragmanIn every millennial’s life there is a time when they realize the full extent of the Obama administration’s failures… https://t.co/BO2IBR48eoIn the worst economy in generations, we still seem terminally unable to have an honest discussion about class.Every millionaire Dem donor & MSNBC host has a financial interest in making sure a SCOTUS fight never focuses on co… https://t.co/JYWnwtMB2B
Retweeted by Walker BragmanSomething I learned tonight: Owls cannot move their eyes in their heads. They do not have eyeballs, but rather tube… https://t.co/qWNAPQIsZWAmerican politics and elite media are so hostile to any discussion of economic class that Amy Barrett’s confirmatio… https://t.co/p9QfNugRtt
Retweeted by Walker BragmanAbsolute trash. https://t.co/L3ewP0uZZ3 @J_fassler @EoinHiggins_ @nataliesurely You OK? @EoinHiggins_ @J_fassler @nataliesurely That was absolutely savage.Amy Coney Barrett is a sharp corporate dagger aimed at the heart of American workers wrapped in extreme social cons… https://t.co/UynZjvywrb
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9/27
2020
Amy Coney Barrett is a sharp corporate dagger aimed at the heart of American workers wrapped in extreme social cons… https://t.co/UynZjvywrbDonald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, is no friend to workers. Her confirmation could prove extr… https://t.co/h8v2cBvsjZOn many of the most important issues before the Court, involving corporate power and economic regulation, Barrett a… https://t.co/BblNEpGUdU
Retweeted by Walker Bragman @alexkotch @rabyaahahmed It’s my defining feature—especially when I see those shouldersTag me next time https://t.co/mo2jj61oFz
Retweeted by Walker BragmanClassic Obama administration thinking: politicians should choose their nominee based on speculation about how the c… https://t.co/N4281QgsPx
Retweeted by Walker Bragman @rabyaahahmed @alexkotch A vision
9/26
2020

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