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Evolution of Eve | Journal Date: Big hair and the 80s

This is my journal of poems (and songs). (Originally written by Eve Hinson in a journal with pencil and pen on 12.5.1987) In the poems (and songs) I express my thoughts, hopes, dreams, fears and reality. Maybe years from now someone will find this and read it with understanding. I shall also one day publish […]

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Evolution of Eve | Speaking to Legislators as an Autistic Minority

Originally posted on International Badass Activists:
EVOLUTION OF EVE | AUTISTICS RECOGNIZED AS A MINORITY AND RACE Author Bebe Moore Campbell Dies at 56 “Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can’t we, as a nation, begin to speed up that…

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Senate Parliamentarian Upends GOP Hopes For Health Bill

By Julie Rovner >>  jrovner@kff.org, @jrovner The official rules keeper in the Senate Friday tossed a bucket of cold water on the Senate Republican health bill by advising that major parts of the bill cannot be passed with a simple majority, but rather would require 60 votes. Republicans hold only 52 seats in the Senate.

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Podcast: What The Health? Senate Health Bill, Mostly Dead?

Should the GOP repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act now? Repeal now and replace later? Or let the law sputter and die? President Donald Trump and Republican leaders have lots of ideas but seemingly no coherent plan they can all get behind, at least not yet. It appears increasingly doubtful that the Senate can […]

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Trump Plan Might Cut Expenses For Some Insured Patients With Chronic Needs

By Michelle Andrews Erin Corbelli takes three medications to treat high blood pressure, depression and an anxiety disorder. Her health plan covers her drugs and specialist visits, but Corbelli and her family must pay a $3,000 annual deductible before the plan starts picking up any of that tab. Corbelli’s insurance is linked to a health savings […]

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Evolution of Eve | Speaking to Legislators as an Autistic Minority

EVOLUTION OF EVE | AUTISTICS RECOGNIZED AS A MINORITY AND RACE Author Bebe Moore Campbell Dies at 56 “Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can’t we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign […]