Vivian Norris: Healthcare and Financial Disaster: We All Know Someone, Even the President

Many many Americans have known and still do know people who have become fragile economically because they fell ill. People should not have to spend their last days worrying about health care costs. We are a civilized nation and now we are beginning to act like one.

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Sarah O’Leary: The Worst Part About Breast Cancer

The patients who reach out while in the quicksand of catastrophic illness, like the 49-year-old man who was terminated by his insurance company because he had the nerve to contract brain cancer, are equal parts heartbreaking and inspirational.

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Penthouse Publisher Files For Bankruptcy

Sept 17 (Reuters) – FriendFinder Networks, which publishes the adult magazine Penthouse, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday …

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Rep. John Conyers: Losing the Right to Vote in Michigan

Republican Governor Rick Snyder has appointed an emergency manager to run Detroit in place of the duly elected mayor and City Council. Even more troubling, the governor did so after Michigan voters had rejected the emergency manager law at the ballot box.

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Ethan Casey: Detroit’s First and Last Cadillac Dealership

“That auto task force,” said Keith, “and I’m sorry to get political, but it is political, that auto task force that Obama put together, not one single member of it had any automotive experience.”

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