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Life on the Street – Occupy Medical Tales

Occupy Medical clinic sets up every Sunday in downtown Eugene, Oregon. It is a free street clinic being run as a living example of what patient driven care looks like. This is how single payer changes healthcare. It brings humanity … Continue reading

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Capitol Hill Santa – Snarky Skits

Setting: Santa’s Congressional Spending Workshop Santa: Ho, ho, ho! Gather round children. I have toys for all the good little boys and girls here at Capitol Hill. <children’s voices> Santa: One at a time, one at a time. Ho, ho, … Continue reading

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Ponzi’s Health Insurance – Snarky Skits

Setting: Insurance company office Ponzi: Ah! It’s the Klepner family. Right on time! Sit down, sit down. Let’s get this meeting started. I am Mr. Ponzi. I will be explaining your health insurance options with Deep Pockets Insurance today. Mr. … Continue reading

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Martin Shkreli’s Big Idea – Snarky Skits

Setting: Board meeting of Turing Pharmacueticals <gavel sound> Chairman of the Board: Attention, attention. The meeting of the Turing Pharmeceuticals Board will now come to order. The first item on our agenda is the Treasurer’s report. Treasurer: Thank you Chairman. … Continue reading

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Two Fer Tuesday – Snarky Skits

Setting: Locally produced TV commercial Announcer: Two fer Tuesday! Two fer Tuesday! Two fer Tuesday! Grab the family and head on down to Honest Cal’s Used Politician Lot. We have acres of politicians available for your cause driving pleasure. We … Continue reading

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Attack of the Death Eaters – Snarky Skits

Setting: Congress <sound of gavel rapping and mumbling of a crowd> Sergeant at Arms: Order! Order! Members of congress, please return to your seats. Our next speaker, Congressal Representative Huckle Mucklebee from the state of Arkansas will take the floor. … Continue reading

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The Drummer

The day had just begun to loosen its hold on rain. My volunteers and I worked feverishly to set up our garage tents before the medical supplies got wet. It was promising to be a wet and wild Sunday clinic … Continue reading

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My Love Letter to the NSA

My husband is the cohost of a show called “Occupy Radio”. True to its name, it focuses on issues that inspired the Occupy movement. This week, he and his cohost, Rivera Sun, designed a show focusing on the recent transgressions … Continue reading

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Snow Day Philosophy

The day was not promising to be easy. Ice had hardened the snow on the streets of our little town in a chunky mass. Tree limbs were falling from the sudden weight of the ice. They popped like fireworks and … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Feet

I am not a big church person any more. I was raised in a strict Christian household but I abandoned the church in my 20s. Although I have retained a tight moral code which was founded on my faith, I … Continue reading

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