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Opinions of a Practicing Physician, May 31, 2011
by Jane Lindell Hughes, M.D., F.A.C.S.
It has now become apparent to anyone who is paying attention that America cannot afford ObamaCare. The economic and personal liberty costs are too high. The Patient Protection and Affordability Act has very little to do with actual care of the sick.

 

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2011 — Editorial Writing from The Pulitzer Prizes Website
PolitiFiction
True 'lies' about ObamaCare.
By: Joseph Rago
December 23, 2010

 

Repeal and Replace Healthcare Plan 2.3.2011

I have submitted the following letter to the editor which outlines my latest version of potential reforms for our healthcare system. We are at a crucial point in the struggle for a patient centered American style system of care for individuals versus the socialized medicine models of bureaucratically controlled care. We need reform but ObamaCare must go first. The Florida Supreme Court ruling was a major step towards that end. In the mean time, we all must have faith that there is a reform plan that will work!

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Jane Lindell Hughes, M.D., F.A.C.S.

United with Solutions for American Healthcare
by Jane Lindell Hughes, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Our organization was founded by physicians and individuals who have extensive medical, business, managerial, and insurance experience in the United States and Great Britain. We are dedicated to promoting private sector common sense solutions for fixing what is broken in our current American healthcare system without destroying the finest health care in the world.

Analysis of the Obamacare Bill
by Jane Lindell Hughes, M.D., F.A.C.S.
This was an extremely difficult assignment for many reasons, not the least of which was the realization that the authors are by and large ignorant regarding medicine, surgery, and the etiology of disease.


Enslavement by Health Insurance
by Richard Amerling, M.D.
Most people are unaware of how much their insurance costs.  It is probably between $10-20,000 per year.  This money would be added to your paycheck, taxable, if there was no insurance provided.
 

Articles

Usahealthalert imageHospitals Benefit From Mergers, but Patients Do Not by The Wall Steet Journal 9.21.2014
There is overwhelming evidence that hospital mergers can lead to significant price increases and that quality of care improves with greater competition...


 

Usahealthalert image"I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore..." by Dr. Jane Hughes 7.23.2014
The ObamaCare twister that carried our healthcare system to the Land of Oz isn’t done with the destruction yet.


 

 

Usahealthalert imageSurvey: Uninsured still reluctant to sign up for ObamaCare (link to video) 3.17.2014
Dr. Jane Hughes interview on Your World with Neil Cavuto.

 

 

The War on Doctors: AAPS and MSSNY ask Surpreme Court to Oppose Criminalization of Medicine 1.21.2014
Includes link to Full Amicus Brief

Public disapproval of ObamaCare (link to video) 12.19.2013
Dr. Jane Hughes interview on Fox News

Patients worried about health care access under ObamaCare (link to video) 12.30.2013
Dr. Jane Hughes interview on Your World with Neil Cavuto.

Focus on Sebelius in House hearing on ObamaCare site (link to video) 10.25.2013
Dr. Jane Hughes weighs in.

Applying for ObamaCare—Still Not Simple by Grace-Marie Turner 5.10.2013
During his news conference last week, the president sounded defensive in trying to tamp down fears of an impending ObamaCare train wreck.

Curing the Pre-Existing Conditions of ObamaCare by Tom Miller and James C. Capretta 9.10.2012
The administration’s emphasis on pre-existing conditions falsely implies that the only way to cover future serious illness is with ObamaCare’s heavy-handed requirements.

Eye surgeons unite to condemn rationing of cataract operations by half of NHS trusts by Jenny Hope 8.12.2012
Eye surgeons are warning that the rationing of cataract operations by more than half of NHS trusts is putting thousands of patients at risk.

ObamaCare and Laptop Medicine by Charles Battig 9.8.2012
The era of laptop medicine is now upon us. Rather, make that laptop-computer medicine.

'Why Not Obamacare?' by Joe Herring 8.4.2012
Millions of people like ObamaCare. The idea of universal coverage appeals to many Americans...

Good Luck Finding a Doctor under Obamacare by Grace-Marie Turner 7.30.2012
In truth, prospects are bleak that you will be able to keep your doctor and even bleaker that there will be enough doctors to meet demand under Obamacare.

Violating the DNA of Our Culture by Grace-Marie Turner 8.2.2012
Obamacare violates American values down to our country’s very DNA.

Meet Your New M.D. by Deane Waldman 7.27.2012
Forget the devious gamesmanship used to ram ACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act of 2010) down our throats. Wipe its unpopularity from your mind.

A Vast New Taxing Power by The Wall Street Journal 7.2.2012
The commentary on John Roberts's solo walk into the Affordable Care Act wilderness is converging on a common theme: The Chief Justice is a genius. All of a sudden he is a chessmaster, a statesman, a Burkean minimalist, a battle-loser but war-winner, a Daniel Webster for our times.

A tax? That’s not true, George by Johnathan Gurwitz 6.29.2012
Before the really big news that Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, a few folks were talking about the fact that the Supreme Court upheld some health care law.

The Court Should Strike It All Down by Grace-Marie Turner 6.18.2012
For the past two years, America has witnessed headline after headline reporting on flaws in President Barack Obama’s health care law. And as America learns more about this intolerable act, the opposition to Obamacare continues to grow.

After ObamaCare by Mike Brownfield 6.8.2012
For the past two years, America has witnessed headline after headline reporting on flaws in President Barack Obama’s health care law. And as America learns more about this intolerable act, the opposition to Obamacare continues to grow.

Big Changes in College Health Plans by Louise Radnofsky 6.4.2012
Some colleges are dropping student health-insurance plans for the coming academic year and others are telling students to expect sharp premium increases because of a provision in the federal health law requiring plans to beef up coverage.

Fannie Med by The Wall Street Journal 6.4.2012
Perhaps you thought that the Affordable Care Act is all about making insurance more affordable. Too bad no one told Americans that the law also turned the Health and Human Services Department into a giant venture capital investor for health care. This won't turn out well.

Inside ObamaCare's Grant-Making by Steven Greer 6.4.2012
Early this year, I was briefly involved with one of the Affordable Care Act's bureaucracies called the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, or CMMI. Despite its lofty ideals, it is one more pork program and venue for political cronyism, as I learned firsthand.

The Megrahi Prognosis by The Wall Street Journal 5.21.2012
The death Sunday of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the convicted Lockerbie bomber, has prompted renewed controversy over his August 2009 "compassionate" release from Scottish prison. At the time, British doctors claimed he had three months to live. He survived nearly three years.

Obamacare’s CO-OPs Put Taxpayer Dollars at Risk for No Good Reason by Alyene Senger 5.16.2012
Yet another provision of Obamacare is expected to cost taxpayers more than they expected.

 

ObamaCare's Killer Device Tax by Henry Miller 5.10.2012
Much of the political conversation in Washington these days concerns innovation, job creation and competitiveness. But talk is cheap, and elected officials must enact policies that enhance economic activity and job creation.

Seniors & Boomers healthcare “choice”… enroll in Medicare, or lose your Social Security retirement checks by MataHarley 3.30.2012
In light of the POTUS’s vehement promise that O’health care is to cut costs, yet continues to leave a patient’s “choice” intact, it may behoove us to examine an ongoing story that started back in October of 2008.

ObamaCare Will Punish State Budgets by LAMAR ALEXANDER, MIKE JOHANNS, JOHN HOEVEN AND JIM RISCH 3.29.2012
Two years after ObamaCare was signed into law the American people are more opposed to it than ever.


Everybody Wants to Throw Granny Off a Cliff by Ryan J. Reilly 3.21.2012
A newly-founded group behind an ad showing an actor portraying President Obama throwing an elderly “grandma” off a cliff is sponsoring a rally with Rep. Paul Ryan (R) next week.

ObamaCare: If Possible, The News Is Getting Worse by Grace-Marie Turner 3.14.2012
ObamaCare is taking on water as we head into the second anniversary since it passed, and the news about the president’s signature legislation gets worse by the day.

The 10 Terrible Provisions of Obamacare You May Not Know by The Heritage Foundation 3.8.2012
Obamacare includes such a variety and volume of negative policies that it’s hard to keep track of them all.

Unequal Protection Under the Health Care Law by Hal Sherz 2.15.2012
One of life's minor annoyances occurs when someone receives preferential treatment because of his wealth or perceived power

The Real Trouble With the Birth-Control Mandate by John H. Cochrane 2.9.2012
When the administration affirmed last month that church-affiliated employers must buy health insurance that covers birth control, the outcry was instant.



Scoring Last Week's RomneyCare Debate by Grace-Marie Turner 1.29.2012
Rick Santorum went for the jugular in Thursday night's Republican presidential debate, exposing Mitt Romney's weak and contradictory defense of his Massachusetts health-reform law.

Romney's Disconnect by Grace-Marie Turner 1.28.2012
The latest tracking poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that ObamaCare remains as unpopular as ever.

Inside the Obamacare Spin Zone by James C. Capretta 1.23.2012 Last week, the White House issued a new “study” on the supposed progress states have made in implementing the “health exchanges” that are central to constructing the Obamacare system.

Religious liberty: The latest target of ObamaCare by Grace-Marie Turner 1.20.2012
The Obama administration announced today it will wait for a year (coincidentally until after the elections) before requiring religious organizations to comply with an ObamaCare mandate that they provide coverage for contraception...

We Have a Launch -- Health Policy Matters by Grace-Marie Turner 1.13.2012
The coming months will determine the future of health care in America. In the Congress, in the courts, and at the ballot boxes, what happens this year will determine the future of freedom in our health sector — and our country.

Doctors Going Broke, Health Costs Rising, Mandate Was a Mistake -- Health Policy Matters by Grace-Marie Turner 1.6.2012
A news article on CNN Money warns that a growing number of doctors in independent practices are barely able to pay their bills and many are thinking of leaving practice altogether.

A Preview of ObamaCare's "Rescue" Programs by Grace-Marie Turner 12.9.2011
With good news about ObamaCare in such short supply, supporters of the health overhaul law are circulating widely an article published in the Los Angeles Times written by a California woman...

 

NHS told to abandon delayed IT project by Denis Campbell 9.21.2011
An ambitious multibillion pound programme to create a computerised patient record system across the entire NHS is being scrapped, ministers have decided.

ObamaCare and the Limits of Government by David B. Ravkin and Lee A. Casey 11.15.2011
The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether ObamaCare is constitutional, granting certiorari in a case brought by 26 states shortly after that law was enacted in March of last year.

Individual Mandate is Bad Policy by Grace-Marie Turner 11.9.2011
ObamaCare's individual mandate is the hot issue this week, with the voters of Ohio overwhelmingly approving a "Health Care Freedom" constitutional amendment and with two more steps toward a final Supreme Court ruling on the law.

Less Popular All the Time by The Wall Street Journal 10.29.2011
Good policies are sometimes unpopular, and everybody knows that bad ones are too often very popular, which helps explain the habits of modern Washington.

Health-care agency sick by Margery Eagan 10.18.2011
Lauren and Nick Destito had a wonderful life in Plainville. They paid their bills and raised two sons in a lovely four-bedroom colonial that they were just eight years away from owning outright.

Obamacare on the Ropes by Grace-Marie Turner 10.21.2011
The brouhaha over the CLASS act is continuing since the Obama administration pulled the plug on Friday, saying it saw "no viable path forward" to implementing the new long-term care entitlement program.

 

Obamacare Starts to Unravel by The Wall Street Journal 10.18.2011
Now that one of ObamaCare's major new benefit programs has been scrapped, liberals are trying to make stone soup by claiming that the Obama Administration merely committed an act of "good government."

Why Obamacare Might Cost You A Job by Mike Brownfield 10.14.2011
Back in February 2010, when Congress was still debating the Obamacare legislation, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) proclaimed to America that the law “will create 400,000 jobs almost immediately.”

Health Care Law: Exchange We Can Believe In? by Steve O'Keefe 9.27.2011
Grace-Marie Turner is blowing the lid off the behind-the-scenes machinations as the Obama administration tries to get the states to set up health insurance exchanges, as required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

Is That ObamaCare Crashing to Earth? by Grace-Marie Turner 9.23.2011
Like NASA's climate satellite that is plummeting toward earth today, ObamaCare is falling apart, and it's only a matter of time until it crashes, too

Strategy of Silence on Obamacare by Grace-Marie Turner 9.12.2011
The White House is quietly implementing a shrewd new strategy of silence on Obamacare.

Want to Help Job Creation? Don’t Forget to Repeal Obamacare by Nina Owcharenko 9.8.2011
There is an obvious omission from all the previews of the President’s upcoming speech on jobs: Obamacare. Obamacare is perhaps the most damaging of the Administration’s policies that are impeding the country’s recovery.

Four Ways Obama Has Blocked Job Growth by Mike Brownfield 9.7.2011
Wonder who’s to blame for today’s stagnant economy? Look no further than 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to see where the buck ought to stop.

A Hidden Jobs-Killer Grace-Marie Turner 9.1.2011
The debate over ObamaCare’s impact on jobs and the economy has been fierce from the start, but that debate should now be over.

Repealing Health Care Legislation Will Create Jobs by Grace-Marie Turner 9.1.2011
The best thing that Congress can do to unleash jobs creation is to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The law is discouraging businesses from hiring.

The Super Committee Should Do Away With Obamacare's Rationing Board by Grace-Marie Turner 8.31.2011
The August agreement to raise the debt ceiling puts intense focus on the new congressional super committee and its charge to cut federal spending.

Think the Government Handled the Financial Crisis Badly? Just Wait, Because Health Care Is Next by Hal Scherz 8.24.2011
If you have been watching the unraveling of our economy over the past several weeks, then what is coming very soon to health care should really get your attention.

The IPAB Power Grab by Grace-Marie Turner 8.4.2011
There is no question that Medicare must be improved to provide better health benefits to seniors at lower costs. But Congress is abdicating its constitutional responsibility by giving a panel of 15 unelected technocrats the power to cut Medicare spending and make decisions which will only result in...

11th Circuit Invalidates Essence of ObamaCare by The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons 8.12.2011
The Eleventh Circuit has rendered a stunning rejection of the heart of ObamaCare: its individual mandate.

Trump explains "Obama Care" by Save America Foundation 7.18.2011
"Let me get this straight . . .We’re going to be “gifted” with a health care Plan we are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t,
Which purportedly covers at least ten million more people,
without adding a single new doctor, ...."

What the Debt Deal Means for Medicare by Bob Moffit 8.3.2011
The congressional enactment of the Budget Control Act to increase the national debt limit was mostly a triumph of process, not substance. But substance cannot be avoided.

Compacts Empower States to Decide Health Issues by Texas State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst 7.29.2011
When our nation takes on a difficult task, the most vital question to ask is, "Who decides?" Today we see a great deal of mistrust in our government.

The Flight to the Exchanges by The Wall Street Journal 7.25.2011
McKinsey & Co. made itself the White House's public enemy number—well, we've lost count—after releasing a survey last month showing that nearly one in three businesses may drop insurance coverage as a result of the new health-care law.

'Exchange' You Can't Believe In by The Wall Street Journal 7.16.2011
Maybe the most unknowing moment from President Obama's debt-limit press conference the other day was when he said that "I'd rather be talking about stuff that everybody welcomes, like new programs."

Sebelius in the Hot Seat over IPAB by Grace-Marie Turner 7.15.2011
Tempers flared this week in Washington's sweltering July heat over the looming government default and the hot debates over one of the scariest parts of ObamaCare -- the powerful, unelected, 15-member Medicare payment board.

An ObamaCare Drug Preview in Germany by John C. Lechleiter 7.8.2011
Germany was in many ways the birthplace of the pharmaceutical industry. But today, German policies place the industry's future progress at risk.

ObamaCare Decision Invites Supremes to Limit Federal Power by Grace-Marie Turner 6.30.2011
The Sixth Circuit was the first of several appeals courts to rule on the validity of Obamacare’s individual mandate, and conservatives are disappointed about Wednesday’s 2-1 decision upholding the law. They shouldn’t be.

Editorial: Shutting Up McKinsey by the Wall Street Journal 6.23.2011
The White House routinely tries to intimidate its health-care critics, but the campaign against McKinsey & Co. is something else.

Obamacare Dumps Millions More into Failing Medicade Program by Ericka Andersen 6.22.2011
Yet another newly revealed flaw of Obamacare promises to add billions to the cost of the new health law.

The Obamacare Bad News Continues by Karl Rove 6.16.2011
A kerfuffle was stirred up last week by a devastating McKinsey & Company study that concluded up to 78 million Americans would lose their current health coverage as employers stopped offering insurance because of President Obama's...

Americans Will Suffer Under New Obamacare Mandates by Ericka Andersen 6.9.2011
It’s easy to see why Obamacare’s unpopularity grows substantially with every new detail that comes out. As former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D–CA) infamously noted, we had to pass the bill to find out what was in it.

Economist Warns of Age Discrimination, Quality Loss in "Healthcare Reform" by Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) 6.10.2011
The incentives that are an essential part of recently passed healthcare reform have been tried many times before, always with the same result, warns economist Yuri Maltsev, Ph.D...

Is Medicare too Sacred to Touch by Bobby Eberle 5.26.2011
The Democrats are jumping for joy at the results of a special congressional election in New York on Tuesday. While there are many factors that contributed to the win by Democrat Kathy Hochul, the prime reason coming out of the Dem spin machine was that voters rejected GOP plans to overhaul Medicare.

VIDEO: Ryan Goes on Offense, from the White House to the U.S. House by Mike Brownfield 6.2.2011
“We have a budget crisis. We’ve got a $1.5 trillion deficit. We’ve got a debt that is getting out of our control. And what do you do when you have a problem like that? You pass a budget,” said House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) Wednesday from the House floor.

 

ObamaCare Repeal Means Waivers for Everybody by Grace-Marie Turner 5.22.2011
Can't we all just get a waiver from Obamacare? Unfortunately not, but the list of people applying is getting longer by the day.

How about a National Obamacare Waiver? by Mike Brownfield 5.18.2011
If you knew a dangerous virus was about to hit America and that you could beg the government for a vaccine, you’d probably do it, wouldn’t you? That’s just what states and businesses alike are doing right now in preparation for Obamacare.

Physicians Say Government “Charity” is a Cash Cow for Special Interests by Alieta Eck, M.D. 4.26.2011
Physicians are waking up to the fact that they have been used by self-serving politicians and insurers. Their licenses have been co-opted by those who have profited greatly.

Hypocrisy in Health Accusations by Grace-Marie Turner 4.22.2011
President Obama and his allies are predictably in full-out attack over the House Republicans' deficit reduction plans. But they are on shaky ground for two reasons...

How Health Reform Punishes Work by Daniel P. Kessler 4.25.2011
Supporters of ObamaCare acknowledge it will have some unintended consequences. Yet surprisingly little attention has been focused on the law's most problematic provision: government subsidies to help individuals and families purchase health insurance.

New Efficiencies in Health Care? Not Likely by Theodore Darlrymple 4.16.2011
All attempts to reduce bureaucracy increase it, and the same goes for cost. Such, at any rate, has been my experience of the British health care system—its famed, or infamous, National Health Service.

Mr. Ryan, We’ll See You, and Raise You $2 Trillion by Jane M. Orient, M.D. 4.18.2011
Rep. Paul Ryan has gotten some very important things right. First, $1 billion may be real money, but it's nothing compared to our federal deficit.

I Don’t Care, You Don’t Care, No One Cares for Obamacare by The Foundry 3.23.2011
...President Obama... proclaimed it would lower costs, reduce the deficit, and lift the drag on our economy. Since then, insurance premiums have not dropped; coverage has not increased; ...and two courts have declared the legislation unconstitutional.

Chairman Ryan's Budget Resolution Changes America's Course by Alison Acosta Fraser 4.5.2011
....This budget pares back non-security discretionary spending... and tackles other parts of the budget such as farm subsidies and the federal bureaucracy. The budget also repeals Obamacare.

We Have a Launch by Grace-Marie Turner 3.25.2011
Our new book, Why ObamaCare Is Wrong for America, was launched this week with a burst of media activity and a terrific book event at the National Press Club. It's now in bookstores and online portals everywhere.

The Real March Madness
by Grace-Marie Turner 3.11.2011
Sports fans relish this time of year for the NCAA Championship Basketball Tournament, aka "March Madness." But this year the tournament has a serious contender for that title. March is also ObamaCare's anniversary month.

ObamaCare and Carey's Heart by Ron Johnson 3.23.2011
Today is the first anniversary of the greatest single assault on our freedom in my lifetime: the signing of ObamaCare. As we consider what this law may do to our country, I can't help but reflect on a medical miracle made possible by the American health-care system.

Unhappy Anniversary by The Wall Street Journal 3.23.2011
What's $2.3 trillion among friends? That's the canyon between the Congressional Budget Office's estimate of a $9.5 trillion federal budget deficit over the next decade under White House proposals, and the White House's own estimate of $7.2 trillion

DOJ Asks for Expedited Review of Obamacare Loss by Todd Gaziano 3.9.2011
After weeks of delay, the Obama Administration finally went ahead and did it.

Obamacare and the Fight to Preserve America's Founding Principles by Kathryn Nix 3.16.2011
Since the passage of Obamacare, the federal government’s role in American citizens’ lives has grown significantly.

What Wisconsin Predicts for Healthcare Reform by Jane M. Orient, M.D. 2.27.2011
If you’d like a preview of what your medical care might look like after 2014, when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is fully implemented, take a look at schools in Wisconsin: they’re closed.

New CBO Report Proves We Cannot Afford Obamacare by Kathryn Nix 2.23.2011
Last week, the Congressional Budget Office released its report on H.R. 2, the House-passed legislation that would fully repeal Obamacare.

ObamaCare in Serious Condition by Brian Darling 2.2.2011
A large number of Senators went on record tonight opposing ObamaCare.  The House spoke on a bipartisan basis on a measure to fully repeal the President’s health care law by 56 votes last month.

The Nuts and Bolts of the ObamaCare Ruling by Randy E. Barnett & Elizabeth Price Foley 2.2.2011
For months, progressives smugly labeled the legal challenges to ObamaCare as "silly" or even "frivolous." Today their confidence must be severely shaken.

Another Victory on the Road to Repeal by Conn Carroll 2.1.2011
“It is difficult to imagine that a nation which began, at least in part, as the result of opposition to a British mandate giving the East India Company a monopoly and imposing a nominal tax on all tea sold in America would have set out to create..."

Why Everything Starts with Repeal by Charles Krauthammer 1.21.2011
Suppose someone — say, the president of the United States — proposed the following: We are drowning in debt. More than $14 trillion right now. I’ve got a great idea for deficit reduction.

America Falls to Ninth in Economic Freedom by Nathaniel Ward 1.12.2011
For the second year in a row, America’s economy has grown less free, according to a new analysis from The Heritage Foundation.

Reality Check: Repeal of Obamacare Would Not Increase the Deficit By The Foundry 1.6.2011
As the new Congress settles in, the House of Representatives prepares to vote on January 12 on a measure to repeal Obamacare.

The Liberal Reckoning of 2010 By The Wall Street Journal 12.31.2010
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid sent out a press release last week headlined "111th Congress Accomplishments." What the release did not mention is the loss of 63 House and six Senate seats, and a mid-December Gallup poll approval rating of 13%.

ObamaCare is Unconstitutional By Grace-Marie Turner 12.13.2010
In its first serious court test, the most unpopular provision in Obamacare — the individual mandate — has been declared unconstitutional on two crucial grounds.

Support for ObamaCare Was a Death Knell for Candidates By Grace-Marie Turner 11.4.2010
The American people have been trying to tell Washington that we are a center-right country in every way they could -- from town hall meetings, marches on Washington, and electing Republicans in very blue states, to creation of an entirely new political movement. Washington didn't listen.

Disastrous Dynamics By Grace-Marie Turner 10.1.2010
The Obama administration is refusing to accept the disastrous dynamics it has set in play with its monstrous health overhaul law.

Obamacare vs. the Rule of Law By Conn Carroll 09.14.2010
Health Insurers Plan Hikes. That was the headline of a Wall Street Journal story last Tuesday which reported: “Health insurers say they plan to raise premiums for some Americans as a direct result of the health overhaul in coming weeks, complicating Democrats’ efforts to trumpet their signature achievement before the midterm elections.

Revolt of the Accountants By Peggy Noonas 10.8.2010
The coming rebellion in the voting booth is not only about the economic impact of spending, debt and deficits on America's future. It's also to some degree about the feared impact of all those things on the character of the American people.

Running from Obamacare By Grace-Marie Turner 09.10.2010
Even Democrats are running from Obamacare, as President Obama acknowledged during his Friday news conference: “We’re in a political season where every candidate out there has their own district, their own makeup, their own plan, their own message.… That’s how political races work.”

ObamaCare Puts Government Run Monopoly on Fast Track. By Grace-Marie Turner 08.26.2010
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised millions of eyebrows in early March when she told reporters, we have to pass the health reform bill "so that you can find out what is in it."

Repair? No, repeal ObamaCare. By Robert Moffit/The Heritage Foundation 08.16.2010
The "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" was hardly the most popular bill when President Obama signed it into law in March. And its appeal has only declined since then.

Another Victory on the Road to Repeal. By Morning Bell 08.03.2010
Last month at a town hall in Hayward, Calif., a constituent asked Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) about Obamacare: “If this legislation is Constitutional, what limitations are there on the federal government’s ability to tell us how to run our private lives?

White House Admits Obamacare’s Individual Mandate is a Tax. By Morning Bell 07.20.2010
Throughout his presidential campaign, then-candidate Barack Obama promised the American people: “If you’re a family that’s making $250,000 a year or less, you will see no increase in your taxes.”