Bullet Points
Dec11

Bullet Points

It’s been a year since the Sandy Hook shooting and gun owners are more paranoid than ever.  The NRA has succeeded in getting gun owners to believe that Obama and the liberals are coming for their guns, that the government is coming for their second amendment rights, and that since they’re the good guys with guns, that they need more guns in case the bad guys with guns come for them, too. It’s impossible, in today’s political climate,...

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Thanks…………….giving.
Nov28

Thanks…………….giving.

  Two years ago on this day I ventured out into public for the first time after receiving the news that I had late stage breast cancer  a month earlier.  I couldn’t bear to leave my house because I couldn’t bear to hear people tell me stories about people whom they knew who had had cancer.  I was already scared enough.  Talking to people only made me more scared.  Having cancer is like being pregnant.  Everybody has a...

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Celebrating the Death of the Health Insurance Industry Status Quo
Nov05

Celebrating the Death of the Health Insurance Industry Status Quo

I’m making myself crazy – I’ve been following the daily media coverage of the Affordable Care Act and I just can’t stop.  It’s like a bad accident.  I shouldn’t look, because it’s awful and messy and gruesome and I really do just want to drive by and get out of the way, but then at the last minute I look over and I get freaked out. As a lay expert on the new healthcare law, I understand that...

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Republican Rant Hangover

Arrogant, ignorant, self centered, lazy people defending their arrogance, ignorance, and selfishness. Only in America. I had to stay off of Facebook yesterday because I couldn’t bear to read the stupid posts by people who know nothing about the Affordable Care Act, how our economy runs, how a bill becomes a law and then once a bill becomes a law you can’t shut down the government and “negotiate” it because you...

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9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – The State Exchanges Open
Sep22

9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – The State Exchanges Open

Spike Dolomite Ward is an artist, humorist, activist, and loud mouth liberal mom living in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California. Her passions are affordable health care for everybody, public education, the arts, common sense gun legislation, and calling out Republicans. The Republicans just tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the forty second time. They want to shut down the government because they’re not...

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