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Tag: Universal Healthcare
  • Ouch!

    Even I think this is awkward. Maybe Paul Krugman can chalk it up as a learning experience.  

  • French Health Care Facing Cost Problems

    We’re not the only one facing growing health care costs. France’s single-payer system has solvency troubles of its own: The problem is that Assurance Maladie has been in the red since 1989. This year the annual shortfall is expected to reach €9.4 billion ($13.5 billion), and €15 billion in 2010, or roughly 10% of its …

  • Healthcare Fail

    Not only is Obama’s flaunted healthcare overhaul completely unconstitutional, irresponsible, and extraordinarily wasteful, but now even Democrats won’t rally to the cause. Obama is having to meet one on one with various members of his own party to pass this behemoth legislation. Leads one to wonder what will happen if it ever actually gets passed… …

  • Arizona to Obamacare: Back off!

    I wrote earlier about how Obamacare works: In order to ensure “universal coverage,” the federal government is going to force individuals to buy insurance, whether or not it’s a financially sound decision for them. Well, the Arizona State Senate decided to make a stand for individual freedom on Monday (emphasis mine). On Monday the Arizona …

  • “Cheaper” Health Care Bill Not So Cheap, Actually

    After the public uproar over a health insurance plan that was going to cost as $1 trillion (or $2 trillion or $4 trillion, but who’s counting?), the Democrats have put forth a new bill that claims to cost “only” $600 billion dollars over the next ten years. The plan carries a 10-year price tag of …

  • ABC Refuses Opposition Ads During Gov’t Broadcast

    Two days ago we reported on ABC’s White House special, which will cover the topic of health care overhaul and will be ran by Obama Administration officials. This is essentially state-run news, since a network channel will be giving up control over the content and substance to political officials in the administration. In an effort …

  • Obama’s Revenue Plans Hit Resistance in Congress

    Reports the New York Times: President Obama is running into stiff Congressional resistance to his plans to raise money for his ambitious agenda, and the resulting hole in the budget is threatening a major health care overhaul and other policy initiatives. The administration’s central revenue proposal — limiting the value of affluent Americans’ itemized deductions, …

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