One Election Away From Free Single Payer System

Successful pandering to gain voters is best achieved by promising free stuff. Each national election we end up getting more free stuff. And we haven’t yet run out of other people’s money…..Hallelujah!

The Hill: ‘Medicare For All’ Gets New Boost From High-Ranking House Dem
Assistant House Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) on Tuesday announced his support for “Medicare for All” legislation, becoming the highest-ranking Democrat to co-sponsor the bill. The bill from Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) now has 112 co-sponsors in the House. (Weixel, 6/4)

The Hill: House Panel Sets Medicare For All Hearing For Next Week
The House Ways & Means Committee will hold a hearing next week on “Medicare for all,” the proposal that would shift the U.S. to a single-payer health care system. The June 12 hearing will mark the first time the proposal is considered by a committee that has jurisdiction over health care issues.A spokeswoman for committee Democrats said the hearing would cover Medicare for all and “other potential pathways to universal coverage.” (Hellmann, 6/4)