Metrocrest Democrats Meetings
Due to the restrictions stemming from COVID-19
our monthly meeting is cancelled for the coming months.
Presidential & Joint Elections
Oct. 13 to Oct. 30
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Dail Kos latest News
The most dangerous man in America
right now isn't Trump. It's McConnell
Trump is holding up the $1,200 payments
to Americans until he can put
his name on the checks
Trump and Mnuchin are letting
the banks steal your COVID-19 $1,200
Trump declares himself a dictator.
Blue-state governors organize.
A breakup is now on the table
This is awkward: CIA warned
employees against Trump's wonder drug
A History of why the US is the only
rich country without universal health care
By: Annalisa Merelli
"Currently, the US spends two to three times as much
per capita on health care as most industrialized countries.
Of this burden, an estimated two thirds falls on the government’s shoulders, when one accounts for
entitlements (Medicare and Medicaid), the cost of health insurance for government workers, and tax credits that subsidize private insurance plans for other people.
“Most Americans have publicly funded health care,”
either in full or in part,says David Himmelstein,
professor of public health at CUNY and author of the
estimate. “The government spends much more than
other countries, but it’s an opaque system.”
The government’s role is mostly to subsidize the
astronomical costs set by the for-profit market.
Many Americans think their system is expensive because
it’s very good. They are wrong: The US ranks 28th,
below almost all other rich countries, when it comes to
the quality of its healthcare assessed by UN parameters ..."
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New Voting Process
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New check-in (pollbook) system
New voting machines
Learn about Countywide Vote Centers.
Dallas County residents can vote at any Polling Place
within Dallas County to solve the confusion of
voting at the precinct locations.
This will offer the convenience of Early Voting
location to Election Day as well.
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