• The Heritage Network
    • Resize:
    • A
    • A
    • A
  • Donate
  • Health Care

    Barack Obama, General Motors, and Your Health Care

    Announcing the nationalization of General Motors this Monday, President Barack Obama insisted, “What we are not doing — what I have no interest in doing — is running GM. … When a difficult decision has to be made like where to open a new plant or what type of new … More

    Obama's Health Reform Savings Myth

    Last week we detailed the absurdity of the Obama administration’s claims that they could control health care costs by ADDING millions of America into government run health care. This Sunday, the New America Foundation’s Maya MacGuineas also attacked Obama’s Health Reform’s Savings Myth: “Health-care reform is entitlement reform” has become … More

    The Left's Health Care "Competition" Farce

    Must see video from Verum Serum exposing the real agenda behind the left’s rhetoric about a public plan just offering “competition” for private health insurance: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ-6ebku3_E[/youtube] As Yale professor Jacob Hacker says in the video: “Someone once said to me this is a Trojan Horse for single payer and I … More

    Patients’ Choice Act Features Key Conservative Reform Elements

    New legislation introduced by Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Richard Burr (R-NC) features several important conservative principles for health-care reform that would allow free-market solutions to take root in the broken U.S. health care system, and give patients more decision-making power with their health care dollars. A corresponding bill also … More

    The Obama Administration's $2 Trillion Health Care Fantasy

    New America Foundation‘s Maya MacGuineas writes at the Washington Post: Recently, a collection of industry groups came to Washington for a meeting and photo-op with the president. News headlines trumpeted their pledge to save $2 trillion over the next decade — headlines that were not surprising given that President Obama … More

    What Real Bipartisan Health Care Reform Looks Like

    The Washington Post editorializes today: Unlike wages, health coverage is not subject to income or payroll taxes. This exclusion is the single largest subsidy in the tax code; it is projected to reduce federal tax revenue (both income and payroll taxes) by more than $200 billion next year. This arrangement … More

    President Obama "Caterpillars" Health Care Industry

    On February 12th President Barack Obama flew to East Peoria, Illinois, headquarters of Caterpillar, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment. At the press conference President Obama claimed, for the second day in a row, that thanks to his $787 billion stimulus package Caterpillar CEO James Owens … More

    Morning Bell: Don't Do to Health Care What President Obama Did to DC School Children

    Latasha Bennett is a 37 year-old single mother of two very intelligent children: her son Nico and daughter Nia. Thanks to the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program, Nico attends the Naylor Road Private School and “he is excelling.” Earlier this year, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) sponsored an amendment that would have … More

    This Is a Big Government Plan

    The New York Times story today Democrats to Develop Plan to Sell Health Care reports that many Democrats are feeling “unease” because of a Frank Luntz memo circulated last week that identifies “The Democrats want to put Washington politicians in charge of your health care” as a winning conservative message … More

    Sen. Mike Enzi on Health Care Reform

    Fresh out of a roundtable hearing in the Senate Finance Committee this morning on models for financing health care reform, Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming said Congress will need to take a bipartisan approach as it prepares to markup and debate major health care reform legislation. “And I don’t mean … More