Obamacare Victory Inspires Healthcare Mixtape: Ten Songs to Get Healthy To
Much to the chagrin of Republicans and fans of disease everywhere, today the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of Obamacare. Formerly called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the law will help you in your quest to get that five-year old gunshot wound treated properly and that itchy patch on your backside examined.
Listen up, 30 million uninsured Americans, whether or not you're thrilled about this news, the reality of it will keep you alive longer than anything passed under a McCain regime. So, celebrate with a trip to the hospital and play some of these medically inspired tunes. The bill's on us.
10. Toni Braxton - "Un-Break My Heart"
The challenges Obama met with Congress when trying to fulfill campaign promises saddened his supporters. Today, though, is the day Barack and the Supreme Court mends those anguished hearts, un-breaking them, if you will, and healing them with health insurance.
9. Bon Jovi - "Bad Medicine"
As you can imagine, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is not exactly a happy camper right now. According to an article in the HuffPo, Romney said, "If we want to get rid of Obamacare, we're going to have to replace President Obama." Think again, Mitt. Obamacare is contrary to "bad medicine," or at least the Supreme Court thinks so.
8. Beastie Boys - "Time to Get Ill"
This law makes it easy for us to both get ill and then get better.
7. The Rolling Stones - "Mother's Little Helper"
Quaaludes for everyone!
6. Kiss - "Calling Dr. Love"
I'm guessing Dr. Love will have be having a pretty busy year at the office now that this law was upheld.
5. Disturbed - "Down With the Sickness"
No, Disturbed! We are not down with the "sickness." But, we are down with the Supreme Court bringing health insurance to 30 million Americans and helping to lower medical costs. If that's the sickness you're talking about, then, hell yeah, we're down with that.
4. Bruce Springsteen - "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live"
Looks like Bruce was just as angry and confused as the rest of the millions of uninsured Americans.
3. Foo Fighters - "Gimme Stitches"
When Dave Grohl (AKA the multi-instrument wielding god of rock n' roll) wants stitches, you give him stitches.
2. Motley Crue - "Dr. Feelgood"
"He's the one they call Dr. Feelgood, he's the one that makes ya feel alright." Man, who would've known Motley Crue had such foresight to write a song about President Obama nearly twenty years before he was even elected?
1. Michael Jackson - Heal the World
At the end of the day, isn't healing the world all we want?
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