|Posted by Mother Goose on April 6, 2011 at 5:38 PM||comments (0)|
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
By Matt Cover
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama, in marking his first 100 days in office in 2009, said that Medicare and Medicaid were the biggest problems the government faced and that they were “really breaking the bank,” adding that the federal government needs to “tighten our belts … in an intelligent way.”
Answering a question at a town hall event in Arnold, Mo., on April 29, 2009, Obama said that M...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 30, 2010 at 7:29 PM||comments (0)|
By Jeremy Pelofsky
WASHINGTON | Tue Nov 30, 2010 7:01pm EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge in Virginia on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the landmark healthcare law championed by President Barack Obama, upholding key provisions that require health insurance coverage.
The challenge, one of several attempting to strike down the law, was brought by the conservative Christian Liberty...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on May 25, 2010 at 11:29 AM||comments (0)|
By BOB LEWIS
AP Political Writer
May 24, 2010 - 8:37pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama's administration on Monday asked a federal judge in Virginia to dismiss the state's lawsuit alleging Congress overstepped its constitutional bounds with the new health care reform law.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius argued in a motion filed hours before a midnight deadline that the law is well within the scope ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Dawn on May 18, 2010 at 9:36 AM||comments (1)|
CHATTANOOGA,Tenn. (May 11) – A lawsuit filed by constitutional attorney and 3rd District U.S. HouseRepublican candidate Van Irion to overturn the Patient Protection andAffordable Care Act, known more commonly as Obamacare, was joined by its 30,000thplaintiff today. Irion has set a deadline of May 31 for other plaintiffs to join at which time the complaint will be amended to add all of the co-plaintiffsthat have signed on at http://www.obamacareclassaction.com/
“W...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 26, 2010 at 10:41 AM||comments (0)|
In the aftermath of a year's fight on health care, we can expect further dissent on this issue. Consider the following:
"A flood of lawsuits from states seeking to block the health care law President Obama signed this week raises sharp questions about the power of the federal government to impose mandates on its citizens, but legal scholars disagree about how the cases will be decided if they are heard by the Supreme Court." -Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 22, 2010 at 10:02 AM||comments (0)|
The Heritage Foundation is already gearing up to push back against the bill that passed the house last night. An excerpt from their Morning Bell:
Late last night, in a narrow and partisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the most significant piece of social legislation in over seven decades. It did so in the face of overwhelming and principled opposition from the American people. Large majorities of Americans oppose this legi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 22, 2010 at 12:08 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 21, 2010 at 7:51 PM||comments (0)|
I regularly visit the New Zeal Blog where Trevor Loundon has researched and documented the influence of the Communist Party on the election of Democrats. He has an excellent series of Obama Files that is well worth the time it takes to read. Scroll down on the home page they are listed on the sidebar to the left of the blog.
I have always maintained that the takeover of health care is a first and necessary step to the establi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 16, 2010 at 11:21 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 16, 2010 at 10:29 AM||comments (0)|
In an attempt to sheild vulnerable Democrats from voter outrage, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is considering the unconstitutional use of "deem and pass' that will, in essence, allow passage of the bill without an outright vote.
Excerpt from an article at the Washington Post:
House may try to pass Senate health-care bill without voting on it
By Lori Montgomery and Paul Kane
Washington Post Staff Writers
Tuesday, March 16, 2010;A0...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 15, 2010 at 6:50 PM||comments (0)|
We need to act now to contact our state representatives to strongly voice our support for the passage of the following bills in the state legislature:
HJR704 - Memorials, Congress - Expresses opposition to the institution of new federal review, oversight, or preemption of state health insurance laws, the creation of a federal health insurance exchange or connector, and the creation of a federal health insurance plan...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 11, 2010 at 4:03 PM||comments (0)|
March 11, 2010, 2:30 P.M.
By David M. Drucker
Roll Call Staff
The Senate Parliamentarian has ruled that President Barack Obama must sign Congress’ original health care reform bill before the Senate can act on a companion reconciliation package, senior GOP sources said Thursday.
The Senate Parliamentarian’s Office was responding to questions posed by the...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 1, 2010 at 8:46 PM||comments (0)|
Posted March 1st, 2010 at 5:42pm in Health Care
Last week’s bipartisan summit on health care reform seems to have done little, if anything, to build support for the President’s vision of health care reform. Strong opposition to the Democrats’ proposals remains the position of a majority of Americans. And now, even the Pres...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 26, 2010 at 8:49 PM||comments (0)|
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that President Barack Obama's historic health care drive was closer to passage after a high-stakes summit with Republicans opposed to the overhaul. As Democrats wrestled with how best to push the ambitious legislation forward, Pelosi said the unusual seven-hour talks on Thursday "made a difference, and it moved us closer to passing a bill."
"We are determined that we are going to pass health-care reform," said the speaker. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
For Release: February 25, 2010
Contact: David Almasi at (202) 543-4110 x11 or (703) 568-4727 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Judy Kent at (703) 759-7476 or email@example.com
President Obama's new health care plan will all but guarantee the elimination of private insurance and lead to a single payer ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 6:47 PM||comments (0)|
From an article on Politico:
By MIKE ALLEN | 2/25/10 10:55 AM EST
After a brief period of consultation following the White House health reform summit, congressional Democrats plan to begin making the case next week for a massive, Democrats-only health care plan, party strategists told POLITICO.
A Democratic official said the six-hour summit was expected to “give a face to gridlock, in the form of House and Senate Repub...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 24, 2010 at 10:34 AM||comments (0)|
Feb 24, 12:05 AM (ET)
By CHARLES BABINGTON
WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's one point on which Democrats and Republicans agree on health care: President Barack Obama's much-touted televised summit has virtually no chance of breaking the political log jam. That means Democrats will be forced to find a way to pass an overhaul on their own or face a huge political defeat.
Lawmakers from both parties suggested the Obama-hosted meetin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 22, 2010 at 6:59 PM||comments (0)|
"Throughout this past year I have seen a growing opposition to the notion that detrimental legislation can easily be passed without regard to the wishes and interests of the constituencies. This blatant malfeasance will certainly be addressed and rectified when we return to a time of more rational representation but, in the meantime, this practice continues to undermine our core values and threatens our very sustenance. The passage of the health care legislation will provide us wi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 22, 2010 at 6:47 PM||comments (0)|
Monday, February 22, 2010
By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama unveiled his planfor health care reform on whitehouse.gov on Monday, but pro-life legislators and advocates said the “new” proposal mostly mirrors the Senate bill and, in particular, would allow for tax dollar...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 22, 2010 at 12:13 PM||comments (0)|
The Republicans are already stepping up to critcize the president's health care plan, which is nothing more than a rehashed version of the house and senate bills. It's time to contact them to encourage them in their efforts with our support. Contacting the Blue Dogs should also be on the list of things to do...Read Full Post »