Category Archives: Healthcare

When is a Tax not a Tax?

When it is argued that it does not apply to the Anti-Injunction act. In adjudicating the Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare), Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority that the Anti-Injunction Act does not apply in this case because … Continue reading

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Medicare Reform and the Lies About it

Over the last year, the Democrats used Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s Medicare reform plan as the tool to scare senior citizens to vote for them. The device worked in several congressional races and left muted any further attempts … Continue reading

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Further evidence that Obamacare is Unsustainable

In a small article in Saturday’s Los Angeles Times, I read that President Obama will allow the states to decide what to include and exclude from mandated health insurance. This reverses a trend that had the Secretary of Health and … Continue reading

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New York Times blathers Medicare needs fixin’

The New York Times postulates on ideas to fix Medicare on Sunday’s editorial page. They devoted 1096 words without getting to the heart of the demographics involved. For instance, one of their solutions is to slow Medicare growth to the … Continue reading

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Eurocrats deny water can prevent dehydration

It took the European Union three years and the opinion of 21 scientific experts to claim that drinking water does not prevent dehydration. The Telegraph has the story here: EU bans claim that water can prevent dehydration Thanks to Betsy Newmark … Continue reading

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Pox on the White House

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the White House rigged a $443-million sole-source contract for treatment of small pox to a company (SIGA Technologies Inc.) whose majority shareholder is a big Democratic party donor. Nevermind that it is impossible to evaluate … Continue reading

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Will Raich bite Scalia? This has everything to do with Obamacare.

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals upheld Obamacare November 8 on a 2 to 1 vote. Those in favor of the healthcare mandate rejoiced because one of the judges who voted in favor was Laurence Silberman, a Reagan appointee. The citation … Continue reading

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