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Is ObamaCare Causing Health Care Rationing?

December 30, 2014 by

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By John C. Goodman ~ The argument for Obamacare really boils down to one idea: people without health insurance won’t get medical care. Or if they do get it, the care will be too little and too late. Insure everybody, we were told, and everyone will have access to high quality, timely care. But is […]

Global Warmists Scare Up Gullible Cients For Warren Buffett

March 5, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Billionaire Warren Buffet loves what warming alarmists are doing for his re-insurance business: The public has the impression, because there has been so much talk about climate, that the events of the last ten years have been unusual. …They haven’t. We’ve been remarkably free of hurricanes in the last five years. […]

A Taxpayer Bailout for ObamaCare

December 28, 2013 by

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The next too-big-to-fail train wreck on the horizon. By Arnold Ahlert ~ An American public already reeling from the catastrophic rollout of ObamaCare will more than likely be hearing an unfamiliar term being bandied about in the new year. “Risk corridor” refers to a provision in the law that allows the government to “stabilize” premium costs for […]

Right Hook Dec. 16, 2013

December 17, 2013 by

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You Can’t Have Your Plan HHS quietly dropped another ObamaCare bomb Saturday morning, admitting that 15,000 signups on Healthcare.gov never got to insurers in the first few weeks of the rollout. That number doesn’t include those for whom incorrect information was sent to insurers – the Washington Post estimates that 10% of applications had errors. […]

A Conservative Alternative to Obamacare

December 17, 2013 by

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By John C. Goodman · President Barack Obama claims that Republicans have no alternative to Obamacare. Has he really forgotten that his presidential campaign spent millions of dollars attacking the health plan of Sen. John McCain? What follows is an update of McCain’s approach, coupled with the more recent thinking of many Republicans in Congress. […]

Mission Accomplished – or Not + More – Wednesday Digest

December 4, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Stability in government is essential to national character and to the advantages annexed to it.” –James Madison GOVERNMENT & POLITICS Mission Accomplished – or Not The 2008 presidential campaign never really ended for Barack Obama – everything he does and says is a political calculation or stump speech, and this […]

ObamaCare: The Neutron Bomb That Will Decimate the U.S. Economy

November 25, 2013 by

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By CHARLES HUGH SMITH  ObamaCare will act as a neutron bomb on the U.S. economy for systemic reasons. Longtime readers know I have repeatedly explained why healthcare, i.e. sickcare, will bankrupt the nation. ObamaCare simply speeds up the coming collapse. Here are two of the dozens of entries I’ve written on sickcare: America’s Hidden 8% […]

Obama’s Edicts Are Dictatorial, Not Presidential

November 23, 2013 by

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by Betsy McCaughey, PhD   ~  President Obama says he can “fix” the millions of canceled health insurance plans with an administrative change. He’s claiming more executive power – power for himself – than the Constitution allows, and is playing fast and loose with the truth. The culprit behind the cancellations is not an administrative regulation, […]

Federal Disaster Relief Spending Out Of Control

April 7, 2013 by

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By Matt Mayer ~ The world’s second-largest reinsurer, Swiss Re, reports “that natural catastrophes and man-made disasters cost the insurance industry $77 billion in 2012.” The report noted this figure covered “more than 300 catastrophes and disasters caus[ing] the loss of 14,000 lives and $186 billion.” These disasters included many of the 112 events for […]

Another American Health Care System Failure

February 3, 2010 by

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NOT! If the American health care system ranks below thirty other countries, as one of our commenters recently claimed, why is Danny Williams, the Canadian Premier of Newfoundland, coming to America later this week for heart surgery? Why isn’t he traveling to Michael Moore’s idea of health-care utopia, Cuba? Then again, when Moore made propaganda […]

Global Warming Insurance: Don’t Buy It

January 14, 2010 by

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By Nick Loris The reason insurance exists is because risk does too. For instance, with car insurance, an insurance company calculates the risk of a driver getting into an accident by considering a number of variables including age, location, type of vehicle, etc. Consumers buy insurance to protect against unexpected events that could jeopardize their […]

Breaking News! White House Appoints An “Or Else” Czar

November 23, 2009 by

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President Obama has appointed more Czars Than the Romanov Empire ever had. Bigot Czar, Mad Scientist Czar, Animal Rights Czar, Communist Czar, along with a host of others. One appointment that flew under the radar was the picking of an “Or Else” Czar, as in you will do what you are told, or otherwise be […]

Historic UNCONSTITUTIONAL Vote in the People’s House

November 7, 2009 by

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While Congress has overstepped it’s authority on numerous occasions in the past, this one takes the cake. At the behest of Nancy “Astroturf” Pelosi, HR 3962 was barely passed by a vote of 220-215. One lone RINO, Joseph Cao, a newb and apparently not going to be incumbent for long, sided with the sell-outs. On […]

The Day Obamacare Died: Obama Concedes The Death Of Health Care Reform

October 7, 2009 by

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Today we figured we all needed a bit of a break, at least for a little while. We know that the prospect of Obamacare still looms over all of us, but take a moment to sit back and think about a brighter side to the health care reform debate. What caused the death of Obamacare? […]

When Exactly Did I Become A Racist?

September 22, 2009 by

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When he was a candidate for President, Barack Obama promised us Hope And Change. And in one instance, that promise is coming true. I have had to change what I had always believed. And I hope somone can tell me why. You see, in today’s political landscape, I am seen as a racist. The President […]

Mr. Salvaterra Goes To Washington

September 14, 2009 by

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(As always, we here at The Freedom Medium do whatever we can to provide you with the news you need to know. So Salvaterra traveled to our nation’s Capitol to provide a first-hand account of the 9-12 Tea Party.) Yesterday’s demonstration in Washington D.C. was a thunderous statement to “the powers that be” (as John […]

Obamacare Is On The Ropes, Let’s End The Fight

September 9, 2009 by

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(The President is getting desperate. Despite whatever his teleprompter tells him to say tonight, it’s time for America to put it’s collective foot down and tell him NO!And it is much easier to do than most people think.) The battle over health care reform is quickly coming to a close. And just as in a […]

Pelosi Says Health Care Bill WILL NOT Pass The House!

September 6, 2009 by

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And she’s letting the President know about it in no uncertain terms. In spite of the fact that President Obama is considering a health care reform bill without a public option, Pelosi is insisting it be part of the package. In a recent statement,Pelosi made the following claim: “A bill without a strong public option […]

Don’t Be Fooled By Obamacare 2.0

August 19, 2009 by

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There is an old trick that suggests that if you want something, to ask for something totally outrageous first. When you are told the thing you are asking for is absolutely out of the question, you simply scale back or re-name your request, and chances are you will get what you are asking for. The […]

WHO Says Our Healthcare System is 37th?

August 18, 2009 by

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The World Health Organization (WHO), that’s who. A report released in 2000 by the WHO that ranks the United States healthcare system at 37th in the world is responsibe for the current misinformation being spread by the President and congressional Democrats. In the World Health Report 2000 the WHO set out to rank the healthcare systems of 191 countries from best to worst. […]

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Obama Style

August 16, 2009 by

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The Obama administration has taken the concept of don’t ask don’t tell to a whole new level. They don’t want you to ask, and even if you dare to do so, they aren’t going to tell. So how does White House press secretary Robert Gibbs explain people receiving e-mails from Obama crony David Axelrod regarding […]

The Unconstitutional Provision In H.R. 3200

August 14, 2009 by

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The Obamaites aren’t satisfied with taking health care decisions out of the hands of individuals, they want to enact yet another violation of the U.S. Constitution while they are at it. There are many problems with the health care “reform” bill now working it’s way through the halls of Congress. The provision that perhaps should […]

Only A Racist Would Call Someone A Socialist

August 13, 2009 by

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According to the mainstream media, calling someone a Socialist is the same as calling them the “N” word. Are the wheels starting to fall off of the reality bus? Does this mean that the other “N” word “Nazi”, is defined as anyone who doesn’t agree with Nancy Pelosi? This is stretching things far beyond rational […]

Ayn Rand and Ronald Reagan On State Controlled Medicine

August 12, 2009 by

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Russian-born philosopher Ayn Rand is considered by many as one of the great philosophic minds of the modern era. Though her philosophy of Objectivism is still taught in universities today, Rand primarily identified herself as a fiction writer. Her book Atlas Shrugged — widely regarded as her greatest piece of work — was published in […]