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    Obamacare was pushed into law with the hope that the more Americans learned about it, the more they would like it. That has not happened. Americans remain strongly opposed to the health law and its expansion of the role of government in their lives. The more they learn about the law, the less they like it and the more they search for an alternative, like Heritage’s Saving the American Dream proposal, that empowers patients, reduces costs, and ensures access.

    Governor Jindal's Challenge To Washington: Let's Get Together And Do Health Reform Right

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s timely piece in The Washington Post, lays out his elements of a serious health care reform package. Even in the face of clear and growing opposition from the majority of the American people, the White House and the Congressional leadership continue to ignore any of the … More

    The Vapor Bill – The Left's Plan For A Filibuster Free Public Option

    President Barack Obama’s push for a sweeping health care overhaul is inching toward a full consideration by the Senate and we have learned the left’s plan to add the public option to the Vapor Bill and avoid a filibuster. Congressional Quarterly reported in “Health Bill Nears Tricky End Game” that … More

    Obama’s Physician Press Conference Could Have Used a Shot in the Arm

    In what was billed as doctors trekking across the country to enthusiastically support President Barrack Obama’s health care agenda, his press conference at the White House on Monday was in need of serious resuscitation. From a lackluster response among the 150 doctors (outfitted in their “spiffy-looking” white coats lest we … More

    How The Baucus Bill Harms State Budgets

    Just hours after the Senate Finance Committee completed its mark-up of its version of health care reform, Committee staff released a statement that announced, “[i]n a letter sent to Congressional leaders yesterday, Democratic governors affirmed their shared commitment to expanding health care coverage to millions of low-income Americans through the … More

    Former AMA Presidents Offer Second Opinion

    President Barack Obama pitched his health care reform plan, again, today this time in front of 150 doctors in the White House Rose Garden. Despite the fact that the invitation-only guest list drew heavily from a pro-government-run health plan group, Obama still took no questions and allowed no doctors to … More

    Even More Conservative Health Reform Ideas

    President Barack Obama consistently accuses Americans who are skeptical about his health care plan of supporting the stats quo. Like much of what Obama says about health care, this simply isn’t true. Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal has an op-ed in the Washington Post identifying 10 ideas to increase the affordability … More

    The Vapor Bill – Where is the Bill?

    President Barack Obama’s push for a sweeping health care overhaul is going to be voted upon in the Senate Finance Committee this week and nobody has read the actual bill yet. The Washington Post reported last Friday that “Senate Finance Committee Releases Its Final Text of Health-Care Bill,” yet you … More

    Video: Cutting Medicare Means Less Medicare

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUXGcXEMse0[/youtube] Despite Washington’s repeated claims that Medicare beneficiaries won’t see any cuts in their benefits, Robert Moffit points out that the health legislation in Congress has the program in its sites. Medicare Advantage, which is used by nearly one in four senior citizens on Medicare, is a system of private … More

    Obamacare: Day Seven In The Senate Finance Committee

    On Thursday, October 1, the Senate Finance Committee heard the last of amendments to the America’s Healthy Choices Act of 2009. Senators continued to hammer out the details of health policy, even as they continued to openly contradict many of the President’s high profile promises on health reform, including his … More

    A Glimmer of Hope for Abstinence Education Funding

    During the debate on the Senate health care reform bill this week, Senator Hatch (R-UT) offered an amendment to reinstate funding for Title V Abstinence Education. Funding for this program ended in June. The Hatch amendment would restore the $50 million program. A similar amendment by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), … More