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Tag: John Goodman
  • Doublespeak

    John Goodman writes, The National Taxpayers Union (NTU) reports that: The House [health care reform] bill has the word “require” and its derivatives 494 times. It uses “report” 427 times, “limit” 167 times, “penalty” 156, “regulation” 91. By contrast, the words “marketplace” and “competition” are used 3 times each. By contrast, the NTU finds that …

  • House Ways and Means Votes on Amendments to Health Care

    From John Goodman’s Health Blog: The House Ways and Means Committee voted down the following amendments on the health care bill. Rejected 25-15 an amendment from Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) that would have eliminated the public plan option; Rejected 22-19 amendment from Rep. Charles Boustany (R-La.) that would have prevented providers from being forced to …

  • Obamacare Could Cost 4.7 Million Jobs

    From the House Committee on Ways and Means Republicans: The Washington Post recently reported that an “employer mandate,” proposed by many Democrats as a way to pay for health reform, could “raise $300 billion over a 10-year period.” This massive new tax would devastate the economy and put millions of Americans out of work.   Using the …