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Tag: Health Care
  • Ron Paul’s “End the Mandate”

    In this weeks edition of his column, Texas Straight Talk, Dr. Paul outlines the ills of the newly passed health care law’s mandate requiring Americans to purchase health insurance and prescribes a remedy. Last week I introduced a very important piece of legislation that I hope will gain as much or more support as my …

  • ObamaCare is like…

    Hilarious video reminder of ObamaCare rationing. Economic proof that centrally-planning health insurance will only result in less access and rationed care here.

  • Health Care Freedom in Ohio Hits Temporary Roadblock

    When the Ohio Liberty Council, a group of grassroots organizations including the University of Cincinnati YAL and the Ohio State University YAL,  set out to correct the wrongdoings of health care reform by proposing an amendment to the Ohio constitution, it was no secret that it would be a tough battle. Now the group’s efforts have been …

  • Freedom Watch: Who Killed the Constitution?

    From Andrew Napolitano’s excellent show, Freedom Watch:

  • The Health Care Fight Is Not Over: 5 Things You Can Still Do

    At least for me, there can be little doubt that passage of the new health care reconciliation bill this weekend was a major loss for libertarians, the ailing American economy, the old and sick, the young and healthy, small business owners, America’s struggling middle and lower classes, and yes- even the uninsured (who will now …

  • Wouldn’t it be nice if Republicans were ALWAYS like this?

    …not just when they’re out of power?

  • Alice in Wonderland is Really About Health Care Reform

    Reprinted with permission from CAIVN: Okay, so the recent Tim Burton blockbuster featuring Johnny Depp may not have had much at all to do with health care reform, and certainly Lewis Carroll didn’t have health care reform on his mind when he wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the original novel upon which the Burton film …

  • Health Premiums Increase 39%, Obama Urges Oversight

    From the New York Times: President Obama will propose on Monday giving the federal government new power to block excessive rate increases by health insurance companies, as he rolls out comprehensive legislation to revamp the nation’s health care system, White House officials said. By focusing on the effort to tighten regulation of insurance costs as …

  • Health Care Public Option: Aides believe reconciliation “the path we are going to take.”

    Hat-tip Hotair.com and Reuters: The legislation the White House will post on its website is expected to reflect common ground negotiated over the past several weeks by House and Senate Democratic leaders. Those agreements are likely to be combined as a privileged budget reconciliation bill, which only needs a simple 51-vote majority to pass the …

  • Obama Calls for Scaled-back “Reforms”

    Following the victory of Scott Brown in Massachusetts: President Barack Obama suggested he’s open to Congress passing a scaled-back health-care bill, potentially sacrificing much of his signature policy initiative as chaos engulfed Capitol Hill Wednesday. One day after losing their filibuster-proof Senate majority in a Massachusetts special election, exhausted Senate Democrats looked downtrodden as they …