There is no denying that Americans need a universal healthcare plan, and while we have the opportunity in the primaries, we need to force candidates to sign onto this idea. This is no time for half-measures or flip-flopping; People are dying because they don’t have healthcare or can’t afford their medicine, and we need to support candidates who are pledging to end this. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced