[I]f the Republicans want to spend the entire next six months or year talking about repealing a bill that provides millions of people health insurance without providing any meaningful alternative, instead of wanting to talk about jobs and the economic situation of families all across the country, that’s their prerogative. At some point I think they’ll make the transition. That’s my hope, anyway. If not, we’re just going to keep on doing what we’re doing, which is making it work for people all across the country.
I’m sorry, I’m going to say one last thing about this, just because this does frustrate me: States that have chosen not to expand Medicaid for no other reason than political spite. You’ve got 5 million people who could be having health insurance right now at no cost to these states—zero cost to these states—other than ideological reasons. They have chosen not to provide health insurance for their citizens. That’s wrong. It should stop. Those folks should be able to get health insurance like everybody else.
- President Obama
Most of the states with Republican governors who have opted out of the Medicaid expansion have very poor people living there, too. These governors are deliberately hurting their own citizens because they don’t like the president. That’s just wrong.
tabletop season three
How busy have I been? So busy that I forgot to write a blog about TableTop Season 3, and how you can help make it happen.
tl;dr: We’re crowdfunding Tabletop’s 3rd season. We’ve raised $500,000, so we can afford to do 15 episodes. If we get to $750,000, we’ll have enough to do 20 episodes (like seasons one and two), and if we get to one million dollars, we can afford to do the RPG spin off that…
Donated today and you should, too! I love this show!
Long time followers know that a year or two ago I started up Skeletor is Love and although I no longer spam you all with it over on this account, it exists as both a tumblr and a facebook page which I maintain regularly and whose fanbase -somehow!- continues to grow.
I’ve probably also told you about my sister - an amazing mental health guidance counselor - who was the inspiration for Skeletor Is Love. Unbeknownst to her at the time!
Well, this year my sister and I are participating as a team (The Twisted Sisters!) for the National Alliance on Mental Illness annual NAMIWalk. She does it every year, though this will be my first time. Raising awareness for mental illness is a cause that is very near and dear to both of us, to our family, and, as you can imagine - to Skeletor Is Love.
People reach out to me constantly wanting to donate in some way to Skeletor Is Love; telling me they’ve printed up the images to give as gifts and they want to pay me for it, asking if we were ever going to sell tee shirts because they’d throw money at us if that were the case, all kinds of offers for support. We are never going to put a donate button on the sites and we are not here to take your money, but if you are serious about wanting to contribute, please consider donating to our team and lending your support to the mental health community.