The Republican Party’s hatred of the Affordable Care Act began even before the legislation was voted on and continues to this day. But their desire to see the program fail has resulted in the loss of health insurance for 400,000 children in this country in just the last 2 years. People are dying in this country every single day because of a lack of access to care, and Republicans deserve a huge share of the blame for this. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains how this happened.


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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