Tag: national health care

Virginia Judge Strikes Down Provisions of Health Care Law »

U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson’s ruling today affirms that there are limits to Congress’s powers under the Commerce Clause. Congress’s attempt to force Americans to participate in the market for health insurance is a bridge too far under current precedent. Judge Hudson rightly recognized that requiring Americans to participate in commerce to is...
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Paul Krugman’s “Solution” to the U.S. Deficit: Death Panels and VAT »

In a roundtable discussion on the U.S. National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (“Deficit Reduction Commission”), Nobel Prize laureate and hyper-Keynesian economist Paul Krugman came clean on his view on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” regarding how to reduce the gigantic federal deficit that he has been so supportive in seeing created:...
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Observations on Obamacare »

In Newsweek, November 16, 2009, p. 20, Fareed Zakaria says, “There are two general health-care crises in America—one involving coverage and the other cost. The Obama plan appears likely to tackle the first but not the second. This is bad economics but also bad politics: the crisis of cost affects 85 percent of Americans,...
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Obama Is Worried »

The White House is shrugging off the Republican electoral victories. But we know what the elections mean: The people are fed up with the march toward nationalization and socialism. Just like the 2006 elections were a repudiation of Bush’s war policy, yesterday marked public discontent with the Democrats’ war on the economy. This is...
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In Praise of Virginia Foxx: “Health Care Bill A Greater Threat Than Any Terrorist in the World” »

Yes, that’s right. Our own government, by expanding its power to unprecedented heights, presents a greater threat to our liberty than some guy hiding in a cave in Waziristan. Why is that controversial? The irony, of course, is that this common-sense statement comes from a member of the same party that has worked overtime...
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Why Does Health Insurance Cost So Much? »

In direct contrast to Barack Obama’s nationally televised talk on his government-mandated health care plan, here is John Stossel’s recent, very incisive, special segment on ABC-TV’s 20/20, “Health Care Mystery: What’ll That Cost?”, in which he examines government-created third-party payers and asks why it is so hard to find out what health care actually...
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Obamacare vs. Freedom »

CNN of all places has a decent piece laying out some of the fundamental freedoms that would be compromised or destroyed by the Democrats’ health care plan. Already, more Americans disapprove of Obama on health care than approve. There’s a real chance we’ll see one of the worst threats of the Obama presidency, as...
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U.S. Health Care, Now and in the Future »

A friend of mine had heart bypass surgery three weeks ago. He’s a healthy, fit, and active 86-year old, but started feeling bad one day and ended up in the hospital. The next day he had an MRI, which showed significant arterial blockage, and the day after the MRI he had his bypass surgery....
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