Category: "Health Care"

The stock market initially misinterprets ObamaCare

More has been made than usual of one fairly dull day’s activity in the stock market following yesterday’s modest gains on the first trading day after what most Americans rightly perceive as an assault on our health care system. The… more »

Obama and the Doctors

For your reading enjoyment, may I suggest my article today for the American Spectator entitled “Obama and the Doctors” in which I pass along a fascinating (at least it was to me) reaction to Obamacare by a doctor I know who has long… more »

Obama's original speech for Democrats on Saturday

Most readers of these pages know that Barack Obama addressed Congressional Democrats on Saturday. What is less well known is the content of the original version of the speech, as written by Barack Obama himself before his speechwriters altered it to… more »

Breaking news: House will not use "deem and pass" tactic

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) just announced that the House will NOT use the “deem and pass” scheme which seemed to be the path they had been on for several days.  He refused to say whether pushback from members of the Democratic… more »

One theory on the Dems strategery

Here’s one theory on the real short-term goal of Pelosi and Obama:  They want to get enough Democrat support that they can pass the Senate Bill and their reconciliation package without having to use the “Slaughter Rule” to… more »

Harry Reid: The public option is not dead

Fox News just reported that Harry Reid says there will be a vote on a public option soon.  Now we know what Dennis Kucinich was promised for his vote.  There is no chance that a public option will pass, but the Dems will try anything and everything at… more »

The myth of inevitability

As Congressman Paul Ryan noted on Fox News a few days ago, part of the Democrats’ strategy to pass health care “reform” is to overstate the number of votes they have, trying to particularly pressure freshman and sophomore congressmen… more »

The Democrats' health care smoke and mirrors

Please have a look at my Human Events article about the literally incredible revenue and “savings” assumptions on which the Democrats are basing their erroneous claims that ObamaCare will cut budget deficits or in any other way be good for… more »

Mitt Romney's Achilles heel

As Obamacare hurtles toward possible (probable?) passage, national revulsion against the cost, intrusiveness, and impact of government-run health insurance poses a serious threat to the presidential ambitions of Mitt Romney. Romney, as governor of… more »

Dennis Kucinich switches to yes on Obamacare

In some very bad news for America, we are learning that President Obama has successfully pushed socialist congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) to vote “Yes” on ObamaCare.  Kucinich had said he was against the bill because it did not contain a… more »