Written by Stephen Hyde
This is Part 2 of Stephen Hyde's series on The Proper Role of Government in Health Care Reform.
I wrote in Part 1 that medical care is an economic good. More specifically, it is a consumer good delivered directly to patients, primarily in the form of services. Experience has taught us that the ...
Written by Jim Simpson - Examiner.com
This Congress is beneath contempt. What they are poised to pass - yes I know this is just a procedural vote, but everything turns on it - is an abomination. Since Lincoln and Landrieu have been bought off it is now sure to pass. Landrieu cost the taxpayer $100 million. I ...
Written by National Taxpayers Union - NTU.org
The nation's oldest taxpayer group slammed the Senate for moving forward with debate on Majority Leader Harry Reid's enormous health care "reform" legislation. Packed to the gills with tax hikes, more government spending, and damaging regulations, this bill would add tremendous burdens to taxpayers ...
Written by JudicialWatch.org
Although its illegal to use federal money to pay for abortions, the gargantuan healthcare bill presented this week by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will levy a new "abortion premium" fee on Americans in the government-run insurance plan.
Written by RSN
Senator Webb and Senator Warner voted tonight to "radically expand government control over private health care decisions by voting YEA to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H.R. 3590 and bring discussion to an end.
Written by Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.
Josh Trent - Legislative Assistant for Health Policy
U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.
Sen. Coburn used this breakdown of the Democrat's health bill just a few moments ago on the Senate Floor.
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0 - provisions guaranteeing taxpayers do not finance abortion
Written by John Kartch - Americans for Tax Reform
WASHINGTON, D.C.- There are 18 separate tax hikesin the Reid-Obama healthcare bill. One of them caps the amount that can be deferred in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) at $2500 per year (a similar provision was included in the Pelosi-Obama health bill and written about by Congressman Cathy ...
Written by Cliff Kincaid
Bill Donohue of the Catholic League claims in a press releasethat President Obama has double-crossed the Catholic bishops on the matter of abortion funding in the health care bill. "The Senate has just completed its version, and it contains nothing like the language of the [anti-abortion] Stupak ...
Written by Americans For Tax Reform - ATR.org
COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ALL TAX HIKES IN SENATE GOVERNMENT HEALTH BILL: H.R. 3590
The following information is provided by Americans for Tax Reform