Tax dollars and Viagra

In a vote to “reduce the cost of providing federally funded prescription drugs by eliminating fraudulent payments and prohibiting coverage of Viagra for child molesters and rapists and for drugs intended to induce abortion,” 42 senators said no.  There were, though, 73 who support such an amendment to the healthcare legislation. …

Obama and Math

Yesterday, at a rally in Ohio, our President told the crowd that ObamaCare will reduce health insurance premiums by “3,000 percent.” Of course, that would mean the federal government would be paying us to have health insurance.  AmericanThinker.comdid a little math to illustrate just how much money those of us …

Healthcare and transparency

President Obama today is holding his health care summit to “bridge the gaps” that exist between what Republicans think is best for the country with regard to healthcare reform and what the Democrats want to see passed. In his opening remarks, President Obama said, “I hope that this isn’t political …

Obama, health care, and price controls

Just days before the White House health care summit with Republican members of Congress, President Obama has released a health care plan that, according to the Wall Street Journal, “take[s] the worst of both the House and Senate bills and combine[s] them into something more destructive.” The bill attempts to …

Obama and Debate

In his State of the Union address last night, President Obama echoed earlier statements he’s made regarding the failure of a health care reform bill thus far in his administration.  He reiterated his belief that the reason Congress has been unsuccessful in garnering more public support for the bill is …

Medicare and Mayo

When President Obama touted the Mayo Clinic as a model for cost-efficient health care in this country, I’m sure he wasn’t able to see into the future and determine just how much that statement would make the health care system he supports look more and more like a bad idea. …

Baucus Bill and Cost Increases

The original purpose of health care reform, we were told, had everything to do with the money.  In order to control ever-increasing health care costs we need to trust the federal government to implement a program that would reduce those costs and make insurance coverage more affordable for more Americans. …