As we prepare for the final round of debate over health reform, perhaps the most contentious issue will be financing. In the Senate, the gap is closed by relying on the "Cadillac tax," a 40% assessment on insurance plans with premiums of more than $8
What Doctors and Patients Have to Lose Under ObamaCare. Changes to Medicare will give the feds control of surgical decisions. Democrats are touting the American Medical Association's endorsement of President Obama's health plan. But there's an im
On Christmas Eve, after many backroom deals were made, the Senate passed the healthcare reform bill with a strictly partisan vote. They still have to reconcile the Senate bill with the House which could prove more costly than the Senate vote.
Yesterday, David discussed the CBO's miscalculation regarding the Senate health care bill. Democrats had been insisting that bill somehow cut the deficit and strengthened Medicare, but as it turns out the CBO had to clarify that the savings of the b
Majority Leader Reid drew condemnation for deals he struck to win passage of legislation for the biggest overhaul of the U.S. healthcare. Reid effectively bought senators' votes by packing the measure with provisions for their states
A very insightful article written by Mark Skousen on how George W. Bush and Karl Rove helped lay the groundwork for Barack Obama's healthcare plan.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to reinvent the nation’s health care system, passing a bill to guarantee access to health insurance for tens of millions of Americans and to rein in health costs as proposed by President Obama. The 60-to-39 p
Though there have been a lot of lies, damned lies and statistics used, we thought there ought to be a listing of the dumbest things said about ObamaCare. After all, it's the Christmas season and we're in a giving mood.
Dr Doom: Coincidentally, I called one of my senators yesterday to ask questions about the healthcare bill.One of the questions I asked was about the 2014 date. I stated that by that time maybe there will be a new president and congress who can undo
Reid Bill Says Future Congresses Cannot Repeal Parts of Reid Bill. Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) pointed out some rather astounding language in the Senate health care bill during floor remarks tonight. First, he noted that there are a number of change
Even as the Senate took a significant step toward passing its version of a sweeping overhaul of the health insurance system before Christmas, Democrats were grappling Monday with deep internal divisions over abortion, the issue that most complicate
After months of debate, the 60 members of the Democratic caucus united to cut off extended debate on the health care bill. It marked the first concrete step in the Senate to pass the overhaul bill
The Senate early Monday voted 60 to 40 to cut off extended debate on the Democratic-authored health care overhaul bill, the first major step toward passing the measure later this week. The vote, which saw all 58 Democrats and two independents vote to
Harry Reid has Scheduled the ObamaCare Vote for 1:00 AM MONDAY Click Below to Tell the Senate to VOTE NO https://secure.conservativedonations.com/rm_obamacare3/?a=3440 ALERT: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has scheduled the vote on the O
Majority Leader Reid secured the pivotal 60th vote after acceding to the demands of Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) for increased federal aid for his home state and breaks for favored health-care interests.
"We're the beacons. We're it. If the US goes down, where do we go? What other nation do we go to? This is it."
"You will now be forced to buy insurance. If you don't, you'll pay a fine," said Dean, a physician. "It's an insurance company bailout." The bill has some good provisions, "but there has to be a line beyond which you think the bill is bad for the cou
Senate Democrats appeared ready to drop a controversial plan to expand Medicare coverage to 55- to 64-year-olds, a proposal that's threatened to scuttle the massive health care bill that lawmakers hope to finish before Christmas. Democrats emerged
Totally amazing! Why hasn’t this information made the rounds of the Internet? Why don’t the Democrats tell us how they are out to screw America’s married middle class?! It takes a candidate for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District to tell us?! WTF!
A nutrition expert who has advised the U.S. government and health policy makers around the world, says the epidemic of obesity and weight gain sweeping the globe could be slowed dramatically if people include "you are what you drink."
After days of secret talks, Senate Democrats tentatively agreed Tuesday night to drop a government-run insurance option from sweeping health care legislation, several officials said, a concession to party moderates whose votes are critical to passage
Senate Democratic liberals are seeking expansion of Medicare and Medicaid, in exchange for dropping a government-sold insurance option from health care legislation sought by President Barack Obama, several lawmakers said
Despite the prospect of a potentially tough 2010 reelection fight, the combative Democratic leader has assumed full ownership of a 2,074-page bill that would cost $848 billion over 10 years and institute the most far-reaching changes to the system in
A Republican senator asserted Tuesday during a rancorous floor debate that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will shorten the lives of America's seniors by cutting Medicare.
Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants could receive health care coverage... despite President Obama's explicit pledge... ?
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Hair tucked into a surgical cap, eyes hidden behind thick-framed magnifying glasses, Devi Shetty leans over the sawed open chest of an 11-year-old boy, using bright blue thread to sew an artificial aorta onto his stopped heart.
Its hilarious how the pre-existing condition of "inflamed natural paranoia" is now completely taking over "logical thought processes” of the reporter Michael Boldin of this mis-information agenda and false echo report. Saying this "healthcare bill iRead Letter
Its too bad the Republicans "slowed talked" and "slow walked" this entire issue for over 37 weeks with lies and disinformation such as Senators KYL and MCPain. The NO voting Republican Senators protecting the BIG Pharma "no competition allowed" attitRead Letter
And so it came to pass that Landrieu walked onto the Senate floor midafternoon Saturday to announce her aye vote -- and to trumpet the financial "fix" she had arranged for Louisiana. "It's not a $100 million fix. It's a $300 million fix."