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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.

    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

    Union Announcement Proves Left is Buying “Grass Roots” Support

    It’s time for the Left to quit pretending that conservative activism is artificial and orchestrated, but liberal activism is genuine. They haven’t presented credible evidence that the huge crowds at town hall meetings are paid shills. But there’s plenty of evidence that the Left relies on huge numbers of paid … More

    Townhall Downfall: The Real Astroturfers Exposed

    At an August 5th press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) called the protests at this summer’s townhall’s “phony” and held up a swatch of Astroturf to illustrate his point. But as the hundreds of videos from around the country demonstrate, there is nothing fake about opposition to Obamacare. … More

    Townhall Downfall: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L3FnWNkIzU[/youtube] Yes Foundry readers, you saw that correctly, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee picked up her cell phone while a cancer survivor recounted her story and begged her not to endorse the President’s health care plan. If this isn’t engaging your constituents, what is?

    Another Good Conservative Alternative To Obamacare

    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. Whole Foods co-founder and CEO has a must-read op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal outlining eight market friendly … More

    Michael Moore Is Right About The Public Option

    We never thought we’d write the words “Michael Moore is right”, but the filmmaker is dead on when he echoes Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Washington Post blogger Ezra Klein, and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman about the true intention of President Barack Obama’s public option. Moore … More

    Guest Bloggers: James Frogue & Elizabeth Noelcke On Healthcare Fraud is Worse Than You Think

    One key area that has been totally ignored in healthcare debate is the jaw-dropping amount of fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. We at the Center for Health Transformation believe that $100 billion a year is a conservative estimate. Our new book, “Stop Paying the Crooks” outlines … More

    Obamacare: The "Post Office" of Health Care Plans

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XTi-WdOu2s&eurl=http://hotair.com/archives/2009/08/11/obama-government-health-care-will-be-like-um-the-post-office/&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] At his orchestrated townhall event today, President Obama defended the notion that his government-run public health care plan wouldn’t crowd out private insurers by referencing the symbiotic relationship between UPS, Fedex and the Post Office. Bad timing Mr. President. On Friday, the New York Times Business Section actually called … More

    Video: President Obama Contradicts Senator Obama

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDznbhkamt8[/youtube] Today, President Obama once again repeated his assertion that he is not advocating for a single payer health care system (one in which the government is the sole provider of all U.S. health care services). In the past he has explained his new current position by explaining that the … More