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Catch Co-Authors of ‘Why Obamacare is Wrong for America’ On BookTV

Posted By Josh Shepherd On April 7, 2011 @ 7:00 pm In Obamacare | Comments Disabled

As has been well documented, Obamacare is destructive to Americans on several fronts: economically [1], medically [2], Constitutionally [3], ethically [4], and otherwise [5]. This government takeover of America’s health care system (mislabeled as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA) must be stopped. And therein may lie the one positive side effect of this misguided law: it unites Americans as never before, in an effort to reverse Obamacare as quickly as possible.

Nowhere is such determined collaboration seen more clearly than in the new book Why Obamacare is Wrong for America [6], written by four of today’s leading health policy experts and published by Broadside Books [7] (an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers). This weekend, the four co-authors—Grace-Marie Turner [8] of the Galen Institute, Jim Capretta [9] of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Tom Miller [10] of American Enterprise Institute, and Heritage’s Bob Moffit [11]—appear together on BookTV to reveal the “lowlights” of their in-depth Obamacare analysis and share what real health care reform could look like moving forward. Their book forum presentation [12] airs on C-SPAN2′s BookTV on Saturday, April 9, at 8:30 pm ET, and again on Sunday, April 10, at 2 pm ET.

“When the president talks about the new health law, he focuses almost exclusively on the early provisions—such as putting 26 year-olds on their parents’ policies, ‘free’ preventive care, and the high-risk pools. Many people think, ‘What was the big deal? Why are people so upset if that was all they’re doing?’” says lead author Grace-Marie Turner. “But we have to look beyond these selling points. Readers of our new book say that seeing the entire law’s impact laid out in a dozen chapters has opened their eyes to what this means for their personal health care, for their families, and for the future of our country and economy.”

They’re not the only ones taking notice of Why Obamacare is Wrong for America. The team at American Enterprise Institute recently hosted a briefing inside the United States Capitol for Members of Congress and their staff. More than 125 Capitol Hill staffers attended, while Congressional leaders including physicians Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) gave their enthusiastic endorsement of the book.

Reviews from other leading analysts keep rolling in. Economist Robert Graboyes recently called this book, “The best one-stop shopping I’ve seen to understand the broad sweep of PPACA.” Graboyes serves as the senior health care advisor for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) [13], which represents small business owners nationwide. The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol says, “I’m such a fan of this book. It’s really an excellent statement of the case against Obamacare – which I think is the correct case in understanding Obamacare.”

Tune in this weekend for BookTV’s presentation [12] featuring all four authors , and get your copy of Why Obamacare is Wrong for America at Amazon [14] or your local bookseller. For more information, visit WrongForAmericaBook.com [15].


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URLs in this post:

[1] economically: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Projects/Impact-of-Obamacare#economy

[2] medically: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/03/Obamacare-The-One-Year-Checkup

[3] Constitutionally: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Lecture/2011/03/Why-the-Health-Care-Law-Has-Sparked-a-National-Debate-Over-First-Principles

[4] ethically: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2011/01/Obamacare-and-the-Ethics-of-Life-Weakening-Medical-Conscience-and-the-Protection-of-Life

[5] otherwise: http://www.heritage.org/research/projects/the-case-against-obamacare

[6] Why Obamacare is Wrong for America: http://www.foundry.org/2011/03/25/seven-questions-with-bob-moffit-co-author-of-why-obamacare-is-wrong-for-america

[7] Broadside Books: http://twitter.com/broadsidebooks

[8] Grace-Marie Turner: http://www.galen.org/content/scholars.html

[9] Jim Capretta: http://www.eppc.org/scholars/scholarID.83/scholar.asp

[10] Tom Miller: http://www.aei.org/scholar/115

[11] Bob Moffit: http://www.heritage.org/about/staff/m/robert-moffit

[12] book forum presentation: http://www.booktv.org/Program/12394/Why+Obamacare+Is+Wrong+for+America.aspx

[13] National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB): http://www.nfib.com/issues-elections/healthcare

[14] Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062076019?ie=UTF8&tag=heritagefoundationbookstore-20&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=0062076019

[15] WrongForAmericaBook.com: http://www.wrongforamericabook.com/

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