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Reconciliation Bill Posted: Summary and Full Text Inside

H.R. 4872, the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, has been posted.  We’ll be combing through the full text of the bill to add to our health care reform page, but wanted to make the .pdf easy to find for our readers.  Since it is an amendment to the Senate bill everything will be relative to the ...

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Regional Pharmacies Dropping Medicaid Ahead of Health Reform

The New England Journal of Medicine, recently published a survey where roughly half of all physicians that responded would leave the profession if the current health care reform went into effect.  Many critics of the survey discounted it saying that pushing more people into Medicaid would not cause a health care crisis. Unfortunately, it already is.  The Seattle Times reported ...

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Democrats: Any Means to an End on Health Care

Just a few days ago, Nancy Pelosi said that she liked the idea of the Slaughter process, otherwise known as deem and pass, because then no one in the House would have to vote on the Senate bill. In an interview on Fox News this evening, the President voiced a similar opinion by saying, “I don’t spend a lot of ...

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Cancer Patient Who Wrote to Obama Will Not Lose Home, May Get Aid

Obama has no problem misleading America as long as the citizenry is effectively duped into supporting the worst entitlement bill in the country’s history.  Purposefully omitting the fact that health care costs are rising, rising premiums are just a symptom, demonizing the insurance industry’s razor thin margins (1-3%), and now.. embellishing the story of a cancer patient to play on ...

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Obama's Plans Add Trillions to the Debt in Current Decade

Tax-and-spend liberalism has been replaced by spend and don’t tax enough radical liberal policy.  It’s not sustainable and definitely not fiscally healthy.  In a Washington Post article they state: President Obama‘s proposed budget would add more than $9.7 trillion to the national debt over the next decade, congressional budget analysts said Friday. Proposed tax cuts for the middle class account ...

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Final Proof: Global Warming is Politics, Not Science

Leaders in the promotion of the idea that global warming is caused by man’s actions are taking a firm stance: use politics instead of science.  The Washington Time obtained damnifying emails from the leaders of the global warming science community that states: ..strategy includes forming a nonprofit group to organize researchers and use their donations to challenge critics by running ...

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Press Likens Tea Party to 'New Left' Radicals of the 1960's

David Brooks tries .. I mean tries hard to put the current Tea Party movement into the same realm as the liberal radicals in the 60’s.  The article points out that both groups were focused on government conspiracies: ..both movements go in big for conspiracy theories. The ’60s left developed elaborate theories of how world history was being manipulated by ...

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Democrats Shoot Down Legislation Against Tax Cheats. Timing?

In a Politico article, the author describes the liberal push to get rid of legislation that would terminate any government employee or staffer that had back taxes and did not repay it.  Surely this bill only deals with a few people that owe very little money… surely. In 2008 alone, 447 House employees and 231 Senate workers didn’t pay their ...

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Health Care Being Discussed by… Lawyers?

Obama’s health care summit at the Blair house was attended largely by lawyers.  Professional politicians brought up as guardians of the legal system.  I use the term professional loosely as these experts on the legislative process have not been able to deal with the inefficiencies of the government they help to shape.  Why do we believe they could fix a ...

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U.S. Education System Snobbish, Stuck in the 1950's

The American education system isn’t the envy of the world.  It’s not even the prize of  U.S. citizens who are becoming more disenchanted with the archaic system the longer it continues.  It is a fine example of why the government is not the answer to what ills us. This is an open thread that starts with some ideas on how ...

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Ralph Nader Wants to Eliminate Free Speech

Ralph Nader is using his Public Citizen corporation to push for an amendment to one of the amendments in the Constitution that is in the Bill of Rights. Nader is after the first amendment, the right to free speech. He is so disappointed that the supreme court upheld the actual amendment that prevents Congress from making any law that restricts ...

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Progressive Soap Box, Air America, to File Bankruptcy and Cease Programming

This memo at airamerica.com closes the chapter on a liberal talk radio outlet.  The memo basically blames the economy.  While economics (specifically supply and demand) are in-play, the economy is not why they lasted only 4 1/2 years. The very difficult economic environment has had a significant impact on Air America’s business. This past year has seen a “perfect storm” ...

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Olympia Snowe May Yet Give Democrats Their Super-Majority

Politico.com reports that Olympia Snowe (RINO-Maine) is letting Reid’s insulting comments on her go and she might yet continue to support the liberal agenda.  Maine, seriously, it’s time to go Massachusetts her. Speaking with reporters in the Capitol Wednesday, Snowe said she has yet to speak with Reid regarding his critical comments in The New York Times last week. In ...

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