Archive for Health and Medicine

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 @ 11:24PM

It’s Time to Defund Obamacare

Earlier this week, thirty Republican Representatives signed a letter to their leadership in the House of Representatives seeking to defund Obamacare. None of the Republican Reps from either Missouri or Illinois joined their conservative counterparts in signing that letter. They chose instead to support the continuing resolution that spends money we do not have on programs we can not afford.

Senate conservative Ted Cruz (R-TX) has breathed new life into the defund Obamacare movement. As the Washinton Post reports:

Outspoken freshman Sen. Ted Cruz intends to offer an amendment to the stopgap spending plan under debate in Congress this week that would defund President Obama’s health care law until the nation’s economy grows at a rate in line with historical averages.

Roy BluntThat effort has picked up support from both FreedomWorks and The Heritage Foundation–both have key voted the Senate vote on that amendment. That means that Sen. Roy Blunt’s (R-MO) vote on that amendment will be reflect in the score he earns from those organizations. Heritage makes the case for defunding it as soon as possible:

The most severe and damaging economic impacts of Obamacare have yet to occur, as they will come with the law’s full implementation and the implementation of its funding mechanisms in 2014. After that point, this law will be more entrenched and its damaging effects will be much more difficult to amend.

The Democrats control the Senate so even if the Conservatives unite behind Ted Cruz, it’s unlikely that they will succeed.

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Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 @ 11:21PM

Standing Firm Against Medicaid Expansion

Yesterday, both and Hennessy’s View reported that the Missouri GOP seems to be flirting with the Medicaid expansion.I just listened to St. Louis Public Radio’s Politically Speaking Podcast.  They had some surprising comments. Around …

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Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 @ 2:30PM

Obamacare Cost Control: Physician Assisted Suicide

Amazing. Just amazing. Watch the first three minutes and you’ll want to watch the whole hour.

From the YouTube description:

The Determinators is a chilling story which uncovers the dark underside of the massive healthcare reform bill that, once f…

Friday, October 12th, 2012 @ 4:56AM

In the Fight: Episode 67

The Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System produced Episode 67 of In The Fight. Here’s their description of this half-hour show:

On this episode, Marines battle insurgents during Operation Helmand Viper, we take a look back at the r…

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 @ 10:35AM

Healthcare: Ballot Language Victory for Prop E

St. Louis Post Dispatch: Judge’s ballot language ruling won’t be appealed:

The Missouri attorney general’s office will not appeal a Cole County judge’s ruling this week that removed one of Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s ballot summarie…

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 @ 5:33AM

Video: Richard Mourdock: Replace Obamacare with Sound Healthcare Reforms

On Monday, I interviewed Republican candidate for the US Senate from Indiana Richard Moudock. In this segment of that interview, Mourdock talks about the need to repeal and replace Obamacare/Obamatax and lists the healthcare reform policies that he…

Friday, June 29th, 2012 @ 1:41AM

Video: St. Louis Tea Party Protest Obamacare Ruling

The St. Louis Tea Party held a rally to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Obamacare on the evening the ruling was handed down. Speakers included Michelle Moore, Bill Hennessy, Stephanie Rubach, and the Gateway Pundit. Included in the v…

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 8:53PM

Photos: St. Louis Tea Party Protest Obamacare Ruling

The St. Louis Tea Party gathered at the top of Art Hill in Forest Park to protest the Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare. In a controversial ruling Thursday morning, the Court held that Obama’s signature healthcare legislation wou…

Thursday, June 28th, 2012 @ 9:23AM

Supreme Court Vindicates Joe Wilson, Rules that Obama's a Liar

By now you’ve seen that the Supreme Court upheld Obamacare in a 5-4 ruling. The ruling found that there was no basis in the Commerce Clause for Obamacare as the government’s lawyers had argued; however, the high court cited the government’s taxing auth…

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 @ 11:08PM

Jay Nixon's Pay to Play Patronage Scheme

Gateway Pundit:

Awful!… Democrook Governor Jay Nixon Awards $1.1 Billion Contract to HMO After They Contribute $66,500 to His Campaign:

Missouri Democrat Governor Jay Nixon awarded a $1.1 billion contract to a subsidiary of Centene after the comp…