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Medicare for All = More Taxes for All = Lower Quality & Quantity Healthcare

Most of the Democratic presidential debate participants stated their commitment to “Medicare-for-All”. But what does that mean? Well, they tell us they want to transition the U.S. health care insurance industry to a government-run model. The result would be the federal government in control health care within a decade. Medicare for All means… That means …

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To Eat or Turn On the Lights, Heat, Charge the Car?

Doesn’t wind power seem to be the path to a carbon-free energy future? It’s clean and abundant. Larger turbines have enhanced wind’s power-generating capacity. It’s all good right? Well maybe not so much. Wind energy has grown thanks largely to billions of dollars of production tax credits. That’s a tax , regulatory, and affordability issue. …

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Which Side Are You On Congressmen?… Which Side Are You On?

From an article by Houston Keene at the Independent Journal Review: Speaker Pelosi was in New York on Monday. During the event she was discussing immigration policy. In her remarks the Speaker said she believed President Donald Trump‘s postponed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids were “outside the circle of civilized human behavior” and “appalling.” …

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Drug Regulation

Rarely are congressional hearings due to a problem coming full circle. But recently Senator Grassley dragged executives from seven top pharmaceutical companies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing. Ostensibly he was trying to clear the “secrecy” behind how companies set prices. Lawmakers frequently call for increased transparency and legislative oversight of healthcare and especially pharmaceuticals. …

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Affordable Quality Healthcare

Affordable Quality Healthcare

Trump administration does it for the children Don’t we want a properly functioning healthcare system? Hasn’t the time come to make it happen? The Trump administration is moving this month to make healthcare providers disclose their prices. That includes the prices they charge insurers. The new initiative complements several related steps the administration has taken. …

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