“Being that I’m an employee here, my medicine is for free,” says 79-year-old Frank Cardile. “So, that’s why I gotta keep working. Until I die.”

It is no secret there is a health care crisis in America. There is one now, as we fight to save the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — often referred to as “Obamacare” — as it plays out in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and there was one before the ACA was conceptualized and implemented. Realistically, there was a crisis decades before Michael Moore’s stunning documentary “Sicko” was released.

As we pull back…

Lacy Nelson

South Mississippian. Expat in D.C. Sno-ball enthusiast. Willie Morris fan. Avid distance runner. Congressional swamp creature. AP style purist [mostly].

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