Health Care and Abortion

March 7th, 2010

By Tom Carter Taxpayer funding for abortions is a touchy issue in the House in regard to health care legislation.  The only way the House barely managed to pass their version of the legislation in the first place was by the Democrats permitting Representative Bart Stupak (D-MI) to add an amendment that strictly prohibits direct or […]

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Smiles and Frowns

December 7th, 2009

By Larry Ennis There is so much going on that it’s hard to comment on everything. The climate and global warming fiasco is playing out to be much more fiction than fact in my opinion. The recent discovery that many in the scientific community were less than truthful on the climate change situation only reinforces my […]

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Health Care and Government

December 7th, 2009

By Tom Carter Robert J. Samuelson takes an interesting look at health care spending.  Does government control health care, or does health care control government? President Obama’s critics sometimes say that he is engineering a government takeover of health care or even introducing “socialized medicine” into America. These allegations are wildly overblown. Government already dominates […]

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Health Care Reform Details

November 22nd, 2009

By Tom Carter The Washington Post has published a good interactive graph that compares the costs and features of the House and Senate health care reform bills (click the image).  You’ll find a lot of things that bring up questions.  At the most comprehensive level, reconciling the differences between these bills in a House-Senate conference […]

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Good Old Harry

November 21st, 2009

By Larry Ennis As the time to vote for health care reform in the Senate speedily comes this way, we start to see and hear of different little sweetheart deals being cut by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others to insure the passage of one of Obama’s favorites. One of the principle holdouts in […]

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