Category Archives: Medicine

Why Jump Over The Cliff?

The Orange County Register: The argument is made that not passing a bill will create an aura of failure around the administration and the Democrats, hurting them much more than passing a bill with a bare majority in the face … Continue reading

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The New Rich

USA Today brings out yet another shocker: Federal pay exceeds that of private sector jobs of the same type. And the Federal benefits for those lavishly paid positions are absolutely obscene: Overall, federal workers earned an average salary of $67,691 … Continue reading

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How To Actually Save Money On Health Care

Look to Indiana: If you want a textbook example of how to “bend the cost curve down,” I recommend taking a look at the state of Indiana and how it funds health care for its employees. The governor, Mitch Daniels, … Continue reading

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Getting Rich Off The H1N1 “Pandemic”

Who profited from the so-called pandemic of H1N1 flu? Why drug companies, of course. So far, the dreaded flu has killed a confirmed 14,711 around the world. The exact total in the U.S. is unclear, with the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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When Bureaucrats Decide

A glimpse into what the future will look like under ObamaCare: Bureaucrats decide, you suffer: The Government’s drugs rationing body, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice), has provisionally said that it does not intend to recommend the … Continue reading

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A Dagger Aimed At America

From within. Mark Steyn: That’s why I believe America’s belated embrace of government health care will be far more expensive and disastrous than the Euro-Canadian models. Whatever one’s philosophical objection to the Canadian health system, it is, broadly, fair: Unless … Continue reading

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Democrats Screwing The Middle Class

Jennifer Rubin points out that even the leftward leaning are beginning to wake up to the fact that ObamaCare is a rotten deal: How could Democrats come up with such a scheme? Well, as Herbert points out, the idea is … Continue reading

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Arrogance, Corruption And Stupidity

United States Senator – and physician – Tom Coburn: This vote is indeed historic. This Congress will be remembered for its arrogance, corruption and stupidity. In the year of 2009, a Congress ignored the coming economic storm and impending bankruptcy … Continue reading

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The First Wave Of Taxes

A comprehensive list of taxes the Senate plans to impose now that Harry Reid bought Ben Nelson includes this gem: Tax on Indoor Tanning Services (Page 373 of Manager’s amendment/$2.7 billion/July 1, 2010): New 10% excise tax on indoor tanning … Continue reading

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A Hollow Victory?

If – and it is a big if, still – the Democrats manage to pass their desperate “Any Bill Will Do” health care reform, they may be committing political suicide in the process: O, the irony: The Democrats — who … Continue reading

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The Gilded Age Returns

Jay Cost: Amazingly, this bill has produced the broadest political coalition I have seen in my lifetime. Peruse the liberal blogs and you’ll discover widespread disgust at this corporate boon. Cruise over to the conservative sites, and you’ll encounter much … Continue reading

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Cannibal Boomers

A truly disturbing opinion piece by Bill Frezza over at Real Clear Politics. The boomers are eating their young. My 26 year old son got the most extraordinary letter from the Social Security Administration last week. In plain English it … Continue reading

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Cold Hearted Care

The cold heart of ObamaCare: To call the dangers of this legislation “death panels” obscures the real-life consequences to Americans, not only the elderly, of a federal government-run health care bureaucracy. In the Senate bill, for instance, Medicare doctors whose … Continue reading

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A Belief In Magic…

…Is no way to run a country. Matthew Continetti, writing at The Weekly Standard, explains the magical thinking the Democrats have engaged in for the past year: Next time you run into a group of Democrats, offer to splash water … Continue reading

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What ObamaCare Will Bring

No, the Democrats will not be smarter or better with their schemes for health care. They will drag us right down a road others have already traveled. And you and yours will pay for it. The scandal of filthy and … Continue reading

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