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01/29/2012

Obama’s New Shame Police

President Barack Obama promised he’d bring the cost of insurance premiums for families down by $2,500 by the end of his first term. If he wants to keep that promise, he’s got his work cut out for him this year. His latest plan certainly won’t do the job. A recent survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found insurance premiums… Read Full Article

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01/26/2012

FACT CHECK: Santorum Half Right on Obamacare and Romneycare

Rick Santorum aggressively went after Mitt Romney on Thursday night for the health care plan he enacted in Massachusetts that Santorum said was too similar to “Obamacare,” as it is derisively known among conservatives, for Romney to credibly go toe-to-toe against the president in the fall. The similarities between the Massachusetts plan and the national reform law have been well-documented…. Read Full Article

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01/25/2012

Obamacare is in Bad Faith – Contraceptive Issues

The following is excerpted from an editorial in National Review: Last August, under authority granted by Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius published an “interim final rule” for comment that would require private health-insurance plans to cover, as “preventive services,” all FDA-approved “sterilization procedures” and “contraceptive methods” — and without deductibles or co-pays. We and other critics… Read Full Article

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01/13/2012

What if Romney Had Won in 2008? RomneyCare vs. ObamaCare

Kevin Williamson, making a pro-Mitt Romney argument in National Review, makes a passing point about the Affordable Care Act: “Obamacare,” he writes, “is precisely the same sort of program that a Pres. Al Gore or a Pres. John Kerry might have signed into law.” Right, it’s also the sort of program a Mitt Romney might have signed into law. After… Read Full Article

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01/11/2012

Romneycare vs. Obamacare

At this point, residents of South Carolina are already getting tired of those TV ads and documentaries detailing the destruction wrought by Romneycare. They are jaded by the flashing screens of middle class sob stories from respectable Massachusetts taxpayers – taxpayers who never requested handouts – being forced to struggle with skyrocketing health insurance costs as a result of the… Read Full Article

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01/11/2012

Unions Get Waivers Bought With Political Cash – ObamaCare Waivers

In a telltale Friday-night document dump, the White House released records showing the latest lucky recipients of ObamaCare cost waivers. By the wildest of coincidences, 87% of them belong to Big Labor unions. Interesting, since Big Labor pulled out all the stops to get the president’s signature on health care reform passed in March 2010. But as the waivers came,… Read Full Article

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01/10/2012

1,231 Reasons Why ObamaCare is Unworkable

The Obama Administration has been granting waivers exempting certain businesses and organizations from key components of ObamaCare for over a year. When we first alerted you, the Obama Administration had granted 30 waivers to Obama’s signature legislation, including to some of its biggest political supporters. Now, the situation has gotten worse, much worse. Of the 1,327 waiver applications that the… Read Full Article

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01/07/2012

Santorum: Election Is About Obamacare

Thursday afternoon at the Dublin School in Bow, New Hampshire, Rick Santorum offered a preview of his own general election argument against President Barack Obama. He quoted Juan Williams’s account of how the Obama administration rationalized its plan to push forward on passing Obamacare, even though Democrats had lost Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat to Scott Brown. “We believe Americans love… Read Full Article

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01/02/2012

Less Doctors, More Government

After asking 501 practicing physicians about the future of health care in the United States, The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions’ conclusions were hardly surprising: under ObamaCare: • More people will demand medical care. • There will be fewer doctors to handle them. • Those who do will get paid less. • Those who do will be subject to increasingly… Read Full Article

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01/01/2012

Obamacare will put Texas on the Road to Bankruptcy

Statement by The Texas Public Policy Foundations’s Executive Director Arlene Wohlgemuth:(emphasis mine) “On Texas Heath and Human Services Executive Commissioner Tom Suehs’ statement yesterday that Medicaid would require $15-17 billion in additional General Revenue during the 2014-15 biennium “Commissioner Suehs’ estimate is in line with what TPPF projected in our December 2010 report, Final Notice: Medicaid Crisis. Between the growth… Read Full Article