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  • TennCare Previews Obamacare's Fiscal Nightmare

    The Wall Street Journal reports today on Tennessee’s experiment with health care reform: In 1994, Tennessee launched an ambitious public insurance program to cover its uninsured. The plan, TennCare, fulfilled that mission but nearly bankrupted the state in the process. As originally envisioned, the Tennessee plan expanded Medicaid, the government … More

    No Time for Retreat on Security

    USA Today has a great editorial today on the Obama administration’s effort to abandon the 9/11 Commission’s REAL ID recommendation: Four years have passed since Congress enacted an ambitious law, the Real ID Act, to avoid a repeat by making it tougher to obtain a driver’s license fraudulently. Yet compliance … More

    Morning Bell: Public Option Is Not Dead Yet

    The headlines are encouraging: The AP reports, “White House appears ready to drop ‘public option’.” Politico reads, “White House backs away from public health care option.” And the front page of USA Today says, “Obama may drop public option in health care.” These headers all stem from Health and Human … More

    Townhall Downfall: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Only Wants To Meet With Obamacare Supporters

    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has been telling his constituents that he would not be hosting any townhalls this summer. But then on August 11th, he sent a blast email to the Obama administration controlled Organizing for America announcing a “roundtable” at Ohio State in Columbus on August 12th. Check out … More

    Will Entire Obama Agenda Crumble In August?

    Poll after poll is demonstrating that the Americans turning out at townhalls across the country are making President Barack Obama’s health care plan less and less popular. But health care is not the only Obama agenda item that is dying a slow death. Bloomberg reports: The U.S. Senate should abandon … More

    Lawrence O'Donnell Is Spreading Misinformation About Health Care

    Earlier this morning we linked to video of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, mother of two Katy Abram, who challenged Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) to abandon his support of Obamacare and start defending the Constitution. Hardball fill-in Lawrence O’Donnell took offense to Mrs. Abram’s arguments and had her on Hardball Wednesday night. We’ve … More

    Morning Bell: Is Obamacare Consistent With Our First Principles?

    During one of Sen. Arlen Specter’s (D-PA) early health care townhalls in Lebanon, Pennsylvania; mother of two Katy Abram told the audience: “I don’t believe this is just about health care. It’s not about TARP. It’s not about left and right. This is about the systematic dismantling of this country. I’m … More

    How's That Government Run Health Care Working Out Canada?

    The Vancouver Sun reports: Vancouver patients needing neurosurgery, treatment for vascular diseases and other medically necessary procedures can expect to wait longer for care, NDP health critic Adrian Dix said Monday. Dix said a Vancouver Coastal Health Authority document shows it is considering chopping more than 6,000 surgeries in an … More

    Townhall Downfall: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) Admits Obamacare Will Fund Abortions

    The New York Times and FactCheck.org both claim that Obamacare will not allow taxpayer funding of abortion. As this townhall video shows, Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) disagrees: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTYvK4h44RU[/youtube]

    Wanted: Obama Healthcare Reform Volunteers Willing To Be Paid $15 An Hour

    It probably shouldn’t be too surprising that the same administration that confuses “public service” with “working for the governemnt” also feels the need to pay its “volunteers” $15 an hour. The Los Angeles Times reports The website’s large-type headline announces: “Work to Pass Obama’s Healthcare Plan and Get Paid to … More