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Why does Kathleen Sebelius still have her job ?
Michael F. Cannon, the Cato Institute’s director of health policy studies, has recently been warning Americans about the ramifications of the U.S. Senate unleashing the “nuclear option” and what it means for the nation’s healthcare industry.
Much of it is related to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) which some, including Glenn Beck, have likened to “death panels.”
Bob de la Tigra
CNN analysis shows that in the largest city in nearly every state, many low-income younger Americans won’t get any subsidy at all. Administration officials said the reason so many Americans won’t receive a subsidy is that the cost of insurance is lower than the government initially expected. Subsidies are calculated using a complicated formula based on the cost of insurance premiums, which can vary drastically from state to state, and even county to county.
That doesn’t change the fact that in …
President Barack Obama has had remarkable success in getting his judicial picks on the bench — substantially more success than his predecessor George W. Bush, according to economist John Lott, Jr.
“To be honest, when you look at it, he has been much better at getting people on the court,” Lott told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV.
“George Bush got 72 percent of his appointments to the circuit court confirmed. Obama’s gotten 85 percent during his first term confirmed.”
With the …
(Editor’s note: This Hot Spot submission comes from a leader and gun-rights activist in New York state.)
By Budd Schroeder
This is the Thanksgiving time and a reminder to be thankful for all our blessings. We are indeed a fortunate nation with more than the vast majority of people in other countries have. We live in a country based on the principles of a republic, governed by legislators and executives elected by a majority of voters. We, according to our Founding Fathers, …
By Bob de la Tigra
O’Reilly, you claim to be a simple man who only wants to base your opine on facts, and NOT emotions or ideology, so here are some facts for you to digest
FACT: The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action Scorecard are Constitutionally conservative entities that “score” the vote of every representative or senator on all legislation having an impact on size of government, federal spending, border security and individual liberties – 29 such issues have been scored to …
On November 19th, a Jewish woman in Britain , Mindy Wiesenberger, sent the following letter to Mr. Hague, in response. The letter has been published in many newspapers, including the Times of Israel .
Dear Mr. Hague,
You have stated that if Israel tries to defend its population through a ground offensive in Gaza, “it risks losing the sympathy of the international community.”
Let me tell you something about the sympathy of the international community, Mr. Hague. …
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) used the “nuclear option” to eliminate the free and open debate of judicial nominations.
Harry Reid did this because he knows Republican Leader Mitch McConnell will let him get away with it.
The only way to deter a nuclear attack is to make it clear that the response will be equally devastating. Unfortunately, weakness is the only message McConnell has sent the Democrats on this issue.
He’s been so ineffective that even his allies in the mainstream …
Rush Limbaugh warned listeners that problems caused by Obamacare are only going to get worse, arguing that when the other Obamacare “shoe” drops in 2014 – impacting employer-provided health care plans – “all hell is gonna break lose.”
“[Right now], the only thing affected is individual policies. Nevertheless, even though that limited number of people is affected, that limited number of people is causing all of this havoc,”
“Wait until everybody who’s insured by their boss begins to lose their plan! That …
Millions Have Their Health Insurance Canceled, and the Little Boy in the White House is Singing Away with ‘Swag’
This is absolutely unbelievable!!! Our Troops suffer enormous loss of life and limbs as they continue to try and win on a battlefield that gives every advantage to the enemy, our Veterans are literally dying due to the absolute and utter ineptness at the VA, millions of Americans health insurance is being canceled, and this nitwit in the White House …
By Budd Schroeder
Some political people believe that the Democrats will have a big bump in their road to power next year. President Obama is having a huge meltdown concerning his credibility because of the debacle of Obamacare and his not telling the truth. How many times and in how many speeches has he proclaimed to Americans that “you can keep your health care insurance and your doctor?”
Now, the American public finds out that many are having their health care insurance has been …