By Tag "health care"
SPECIAL SUNDAY ALERT
Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul penned the following piece regarding reports that Congress may attach legislation imposing new price controls on health care providers as part of the multi-trillion COVID-19 spending bill. The bill is [...]
Blame Congress (and Nixon) for HMO
A while ago I blogged about how both parties accept the ideas of “managed care” or “managed competition.” This is where government bureaucrats or insurance company functionaries make decisions regarding what health care one uses, and even [...]
Now hear this!
Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting Fellow for Project for Economic Growth at The Heritage Foundation, recently explained why consumers should be able to purchase a hearing aid without seeking permission from a government-licensed [...]
Republican Healthcare Plan Fails the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Test’
This week the Senate Republican leadership unveiled its Obamacare replacement plan. Like its House counterpart, the misnamed Senate plan retains most of Obamacare’s core features. Both the House and Senate plans allow states to obtain [...]
The World's Greatest Healthcare Plan?
Well no, but it is a good first step.. Representative Pete Sessions (TX-32) and Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) have introduced what they are calling the "world's greatest health care plan" (HR 5284/S. 2985). While the plan itself does not live [...]
Beware the ObamaCare Industrial Complex
The welcome death of GrahamCare does not mean that Congress will not address ObamaCare before the end of the year. Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee is working with [...]
ObamaCare Wall of Shame
On July 26 the Senate held a vote for a straight repeal of the ObamaCare legislation passed in 2010. The amendment, introduced by Senator Rand Paul, failed by a count of 55-45. Seven Republicans joined Democrats in voting down the repeal, with [...]
10-month old sentenced to death by Court of Human Rights
I am not exaggerating or being hyperbolic with that headline. Charlie Gard is a ten-month old with a rare genetic disorder and brain damage. His parents wanted to take him to the United Sates for a therapy trial. But doctors at the British [...]
This Week in Congress: Cold War II, Cures for Liberty, and ...
Congress comes back Tuesday this week. The real work will be done off the floor as Congressional leaders continue to work on an end-of-year spending bill. The debate is not just over spending levels and what gifts to special interests to cram [...]
This Week in Congress: Lawyers, Guns, and Money
Today, the Senate votes on four gun control measures, none of which are likely to pass. In addition to gun control, the Senate will also consider amendments to the Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations bill. The House of Representatives [...]