Archive for the 'Health Care' Category

Health Care Reform and the Debt

Thursday, December 24th, 2009
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Health Care Reform is a worthy goal, and most Americans agree that some type of health care reform is needed.   But can our nation afford President Obama’s version of health care reform?  What will it do to our budget deficit and national debt?

Official projections are that it will reduce the budget deficit and the national debt because of cost savings and efficiencies.  In this article, I want to put forth an opposing point of view.  I believe that this health care reform will ultimately prove to cause dramatic increases in the budget deficit and the national debt.  There are two reasons I believe this. Read the rest of this entry »

Medicare Insurance – A Crisis Looms

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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A crisis looms on the horizon for Medicare Insurance.  For years, we’ve been hearing that the Medicare Insurance Fund would run out of money, and the recent economic recession has only worsened the outlook for Medicare.

According to current projections by the trustees responsible for Medicare, the Medicare Hospital Insurance program will run out of money in Read the rest of this entry »

ObamaCare Losing Support

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009
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Suddenly, President Barack Obama’s push for health care reform (also known as ObamaCare)doesn’t look like such a sure thing.  Not only have Republicans stepped up their opposition, but many members of his own party are voicing their concerns as well.

Americans appear to have a clear case of sticker shock, and members of Congress are beginning to take notice. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Care Reform Is Underway

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
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President Obama and Congressional leaders are putting on the full-court press to get a health care reform bill passed by August.  Without question, America’s health care system has issues and needs to be improved.  But I have grave concerns about the current proposals being discussed to “fix” our health care system.

I’m especially concerned about the so-called “public option” Read the rest of this entry »