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Democrat Leadership to Push ObamaCare Reconcilliation Bill

January 26, 2010

So the Democrat leaders are insistent on trying to drive their party off a cliff by using budget reconciliation as a tactic to try to ram ObamaCare through.  Here’s the situation:  the ObamaCare bill that passed the Senate does not have enough support in the House without significant changes.  Everything from the public option, to [...]

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The Catholic Bishop’s Complicity in Pushing ObamaCare

November 9, 2009

Every time I write a post that is critical of the Catholic Church, a part of me feels uneasy.  After all, I am a committed Catholic who believes in and follows the teachings of the Universal Church, and usually defer to the authority of the Bishops in most matters.  However, after serious consideration and reflection, [...]

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1,502 Pages

October 20, 2009

1,502 pages.  That’s the size of the Baucus Bill monstrosity that has finally been published by the Senate finance committee.  That is one massive piece of legislation.  Republicans and Conservative bloggers are scrambling to read the bill, to determine exactly what it is that the government is going to be passing.  Yet the Senate wants [...]

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What The ObamaCare Insurance Mandate Means

October 11, 2009

Wake up America.  The individual insurance mandate that will be imposed by ObamaCare means not only a lack of choice in how you spend your money, but also means that unelected bureaucrats in Washington, D.C. will get to change the rules whenever it suits their whim.  This type of bad policy is already on display [...]

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The Unconstitutionality of ObamaCare

September 29, 2009

According to a recent New York Slimes Piece, several states across the nation are passing laws and resolutions outlawing the proposed government mandate requiring all citizens to have health insurance.  The Slimes piece, of course, takes a swipe at the efforts as mostly symbolic and posing little chance of success, but in reality, these laws [...]

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Shady Practices In Promoting ObamaCare

September 23, 2009

This has been the week of exposing shady practices in the Obama Administration’s promotion of its proposed ObamaCare legislation.  First, the ever-compelling blog network run by Andrew Breitbart (who exposed the ACORN scandal), has uncovered tapes of a high-ranking Obama staffer offering grant money to artists through the National Endowment of the Arts, if only [...]

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GOP Doctors Against ObamaCare

August 23, 2009

The House and Senate GOP has been making use of the doctors in its caucus.  The GOP boasts among its membership 9 doctors in the House of Representatives, and the only two doctors in the Senate.  This has led to some great anti-ObamaCare PR from the GOP, from the Senate Doctor’s Show, to some addresses [...]

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Milk Carton Politicians

August 17, 2009

The term “Milk Carton Politician” was coined yesterday by Ed Morrissey to identify politicians who refuse to hold town hall meetings in August to discuss health care.  He has compiled a comprehensive list of the Senators and Representatives who have yet to hold a town hall meeting.  The idea is now taking off, as protesters [...]

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Is The Public Option Dead?

August 17, 2009

Is the Public Option dead in regards to health care?  It seems it may be, but the jury is still out.  Yesterday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Katleen Sebelius told CNN that the public option was not an essential part of health reform. This had the duel effect of confusing the administration’s message and [...]

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Is ObamaCare Doomed for Failure?

August 13, 2009

There are increasing signs that ObamaCare is doomed for failure.  The left is getting more and more desperate, as they try to counter the growing insurgency that is rising in this country among Conservatives, Independents, and normal, conservative/moderate Democrats.  People don’t want their health care touched, and they are making their voices heard.  People oppose [...]

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AARP Betrays Its Members

August 7, 2009

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has been making a serious push for ObamaCare in recent days, marking a major betrayal of its membership in order to support its political ally in Obama.  Conservatives have always contended that organizations like the AARP and AFL-CIO were more servants of the Democrat party than organizations supporting [...]

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Smears And Intimidation: How Chicago Thugs Take Out The Opposition

August 6, 2009

Much of Obama still remains a mystery to me.  Yes, he is a far-left radical who is a thug from the Chicago Political Machine.  Yes, he wants to remake America in his own image.  Yes, he is an egotistical maniac who wants nothing but adoration from throngs of followers.  Yet I keep vacillating back and [...]

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Barack Obama: A Failed Experiment In Just 200 Days

August 5, 2009

This RNC ad which just came out highlights the first 200 days and the accomplishments of the Obama Presidency — 2.5 million dollars lost, trillions in additional deficits, bailout after bailout — and declares the Obama Presidency a failed experiment.  Then, it asks if America is ready to try another Obama experiment in regards to [...]

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They Are Even Protesting ObamaCare In Massachusetts

August 5, 2009

The Tea Parties have had quite an impact at the health care town hall meetings in the last week.  One expects Tea Party dominance at town hall meetings in Texas.  One can even understand Tea Party dominance at town hall meetings in Pennsylvania.  What one does not expect is for tea party protests to dominate [...]

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Benedict Arlen Squirms At Health Care Town Hall

August 3, 2009

Benedict Arlen Specter has now dropped all pretenses that he ever was a Republican, and even a moderate, at a town hall event in Philadelphia yesterday on the Democrats’ proposed health care plan.  Specter hosted the event with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and they were met by quite a few angry [...]

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The Proletariat Doesn’t Know What’s Best For Them

August 1, 2009

So Obama’s poll numbers are in freefall, support for his health care plan in the toilet, and opposition to his policies in general are rising.  How can this be?  Our dear leader’s policies are so important, so critical for reinventing America?  Andrea Mitchell of State-Run Media outlet MSDNC, has figured it out!  We, the lowly [...]

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Health Care Legislation On The Brink

July 27, 2009

Health Care legislation appears to have stalled somewhat, with the Senate no longer planning to vote on the bill before the August recess, and the house likely to follow suit, dealing a major blow to Obama’s stated objectives and making ultimate passage of the bill far more difficult. In the Senate, the finance committee is [...]

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Health Care Bill Outlaws Private Insurance

July 16, 2009

With the Health Care plan now having passed one committee in the Senate, more details are being uncovered as the language of the bill is being scrutinized.  It seems the line “you will be able to keep your health insurance” is quite true literally.  You will be able to keep your health insurance, but health [...]

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The $1 Trillion Health Care Debacle

July 15, 2009

The Democrats in the House of Representatives released their version of health care reform yesterday, and the CBO clocked it in at a cool $1 trillion over 10 years.  As Michelle points out, it’s even worse than that.  To keep the numbers down, most of the plan doesn’t go into effect until 2015, back loading [...]

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Stalled Legislation: First Cap and Trade, Now Health Care

July 10, 2009

It’s been a bad week for Obama from a legislative point of view.  Yesterday it was reported that Cap and Trade was going to be put on hold by the Senate until the fall, dealing a blow to his goal of having two major pieces of legislation signed by the August recess.  Now, it appears [...]

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ObamaCare for All — Except for Liberal Elites and When The Government Decides It Isn’t Worth It

June 25, 2009

I declined to watch the Obama Healthcare infomercial on State-Sponsored Media outlet ABC last night, but caught some of the reaction on the blogosphere afterwards.  Two things immediately struck me as major blunder moments in the infomercial that are just begging to be advertising fodder for the anti-ObamaCare crowd. First, according to accounts I have [...]

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Massachusetts Health Care Poses Warning for America

March 17, 2009

In 2006, Massachusetts enacted a form of universal health care, keeping private insurance, requiring all citizens to be insured, and offering a state-sponsored plan to low and middle-income people.  Now, three years later, the state of Massachusetts Health care presents a warning for the nation. Since being enacted, the Massachusetts Health plan has insured 440,000 [...]

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The Road To Nationalization

January 26, 2009

The effort is underway by the Obama administration to begin the wide-scale nationalization of American private enterprise.  This nationalization will be far-reaching and touch several key industries, making it difficult to undo by future administrations.  Early indications suggest that this nationalization will touch three key industries:  Health-Care, Financial, and Automobile. Health Care: It is no [...]

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Democrat Spending Spree Begins with SCHIP

January 14, 2009

The Democrat Spending Spree has begun.  The House just passed an expansion to the SCHIP program which becomes universal health care for children.  The bill, which was previously vetoed by Bush, would expand the SCHIP program to cover those who already have private insurance, as well as children in families making $83,000 per year.  It [...]

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America, Here Is Socialized Medicine

September 22, 2008

There are many examples of failures of Socialized Medicine to look at when Americans look to Health Care Cost Solutions. The latest is in Massachussets.

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