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Thursday, February 15, 2018

In the wake of a deadly school shooting in Florida, President Donald Trump called the suspected gunman "mentally disturbed" in a tweet and vowed his administration would "tackle the difficult issue of mental health."




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Mental health care experts say those big dollar amounts obscure a dangerous reality: that same budget proposed massive cuts to Medicaid that they say would devastate the nation's mental health care system. "Medicaid pays for about a quarter of mental health and substance abuse treatment in this country," said Rebecca Farley David, vice president for policy and advocacy at the National Council for Behavioral Health.


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It was amazing watching Republicans cry that someone should do something about mental health these last two days.

It's as if these people don't live in this country; or maybe have evil twins which go around doing terrible things outside their conscious control.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2018-02-16 07:32 AM | Reply

Grassley was on the tube last night bitching about the deadly effects if his own law repeal last night as if he were the one who was shot.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2018-02-16 07:43 AM | Reply

Those tax cuts for the 1% ain't gonna pay for themselves.

#3 | Posted by 726 at 2018-02-17 10:36 AM | Reply

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