Do you support Obamacare? Don’t miss this!

Bioethics, Medical Economics
If you support Obama's nationalization of healthcare . . . if you support his vision of healthcare reform . . . you will find a recent investigative piece from ABC's John Stossel to be devastating to your delusions. If you are opposed to the nationalization or socialization of healthcare, you don't want to miss this. More Information: (more…)
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Don’t confuse Obamacare with Colorado’s healthcare reform

Medical Economics
President Barack Obama’s plan is to push American health care down the path toward socialized medicine. According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, a majority of Americans now disapprove of Obama’s health care plan, and around 75 percent of those polled flatly reject assurances from the White House that Obamacare will be “deficit neutral.” It is against this backdrop that the president arrived in Grand Junction, Colorado, yesterday, to pitch his socialized medical health plan. But, don't be fooled by his rhetoric. More Information: (more…)
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Health Myth #10: Preventive Medicine Saves Money

Bioethics, Medical Missions
According to a column by Charles Krauthammer, MD, "Obama (touts) prevention as amazingly dual-purpose: 'It saves lives. It also saves money.' Reform proponents repeat this like a mantra. Because it seems so intuitive, it has become conventional wisdom. But like most conventional wisdom, it is wrong. Overall, preventive care increases medical costs." Can this be true? More Information: (more…)
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Americans continue to confront lawmakers at healthcare town halls

Bioethics, Medical Economics
In my August 3 blog, I joined other conservative leaders in encouraging you to be sure to contact your congressmen during their August recess back home. I said, “. . . you have August to attend town hall meetings with your representative and senators, stop by their congressional offices, write letters to the editor of your local paper(s), and educate your friends and family members about the dangers of ObamaCare.” Apparently conservatives have heard the message. And, the initial effect has been dramatic and noticed by the national news media. And, more and more of us are politely, but firmly, letting our elected officials know of our concerns. And, we're having an effect. More Information: (more…)
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Under Obamacare bureaucrats would play God

Bioethics, Medical Economics
In my blog of three days ago, "One side says no ‘death panel’ in health care bill," I showed you an Associated Press story that blasted critics of Obamacare who claim that a “death panel” would make life and death decisions if President Barack Obama’s health care plan becomes law. The story’s lead mentioned a Facebook post by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Her inflammatory message spoke of a “death panel” that could determine the fate of her Down Syndrome child. Was she right or wrong? More Information: (more…)
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White House Reality Check Web Site Doesn’t Dispute Abortion in Health Care Plan

Bioethics, Medical Economics
President Barack Obama's administration has released a new web site to supposedly debunk the myths opponents are using to criticize the Congressional health care proposals he supports. Notably absent, however, is any mention of my biggest criticism, that the plans will lead to a mandate for the funding of abortion on demand. More Information: (more…)
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It’s time for civility in the healthcare reform debate, especially from the intolerant left

General Health
The ongoing debate over the current White House health-care plan has been revealing an ugly dark side of the current administration. We now see that behind President Barack Obama’s soothing words and talk about ameliorating differences is a man and his allies who disdain their opponents and have little tolerance for freewheeling public debate. More Information: (more…)
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Concerns about the end of life provisions in the healthcare bill

Bioethics, Medical Economics
Sarah Palin is making headlines again, this time by expressing her views on the national debate over healthcare reform. In a Facebook blog entry, Palin wrote, “The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil.” Is there any credence to her view? More Information: (more…)
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Concerns About the HR3200 Healthcare Reform Bill

Bioethics, Medical Economics
A fellow named Fred wrote this to me: "Don’t you have your own ideas, Doc? How would you propose to fix the system? Evidently it is by sitting on your butt and watching FoxNews, carefully copying and reposting their slanted stories, and pretending there is no problem. Who paid you to post all this negative information about attempts to reform our broken healthcare system?" Here's my response. More Information: (more…)
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Conservative protestors overwhelm healthcare townhall meetings

Bioethics, Medical Economics
In my blog yesterday, I joined other conservatives in encouraging you to be sure to contact your congressmen during their August recess back home. I said, ". . . you have August to attend town hall meetings with your representative and senators, stop by their congressional offices, write letters to the editor of your local paper(s), and educate your friends and family members about the dangers of ObamaCare." Apparently conservatives have heard the message. And, the initial effect has been dramatic and noticed by the national news media. More Information: (more…)
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