Category Archives: Health Care Bill

”Because it’s a dumb idea and they know it.”

A much beloved relative of ours is very much a fan of ObamaCare.  He’s a bright man, much smarter than I am, so I was floored when he tried to explain to me what seemed obvious to him, “why shouldn’t health insurance companies be able to insure your kids until they’re 26?” I was stunned […]

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Dr. Ben Carson, American Hero

Dr. Ben Carson is an amazing man with an incredible life story. His mother married at 13 and then learned her husband had another wife already.  She had to raise her two boys alone with only a 3rd grade education, and she was essentially illiterate herself.  She made her sons read two books a week […]

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Eugenics Then and Now

  The Doctor Is In has an older p0ost that remains pertinent today, in fact, is even more pertinent today: “In the years following the Great War, a sense of doom and panic settled over Germany. Long concerned about a declining birth rate, the country faced the loss of 2 million of its fine young […]

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The Health Care Bill Fines Citizens for Economic Inactivity

Georgetown University law professor Randy Barnett, writing in today’s Washington Post, on the Constitutionality of the Health Care Bill: But the individual mandate extends the commerce clause’s power beyond economic activity, to economic inactivity. That is unprecedented. While Congress has used its taxing power to fund Social Security and Medicare, never before has it used […]

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Health Care Bill Passed…

Updates all over the place, so keep on reading. Here’s the final tally of the votes on the Health Care Bill.  34 Democrats voted no.  Zero Republicans voted yes. So the only bipartisan efforts were in opposition to this bill.   This is a wholly Democratic owned bill.  Here are those Democrats who voted no.And.. […]

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