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Karmacare

There are a lot of tragic aspects to our current health care system.  No one seems to be happy with it, and no one agrees on how to fix it.  But I think there’s at least one area where we could make progress, in a way that could avoid a lot of political fighting — …

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GrokTALK! – Electronic Health Records – Where we’ve Gone Wrong

We discuss Dr. Singer’s recent article in the Wall Street Journal and the problem with electronic Health Records (EHR’s).  And the problem isn’t the EHR’s, it the government take over and how arbitrary Federal mandates have made them less effective.  We also cover some of the false presumptions people have about them  

“Squirrels!” Best Mind Your Nuts!

Last week we observed that the more train-wrecked-liberal places like California were already preparing for doctor shortages.  Medical Doctors are leaving the profession because of growing government interference and the looming price and cost pressures of Obama-Care. The Progressive State’s solution?  Redefine what “Doctor” means until all your oars are manned.  (Perhaps a more apt metaphor would be having enough hands …

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I’m a Doctor, You’re a Doctor, He’s a Doctor….

…She’s a Doctor, wouldn’t you like to be a doctor too? You might be a doctor and you didn’t even know it, because that is how you solve a doctor shortage caused by oppressive legislation in the peoples Republik of (in this case) Kalifornia.  Not enough “Doctors”… change the definition of doctor and Bam! Problem …

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It Depends on What The Definition of ‘Affordable’ Is

The Democrat conquest of the Insurance market continues apace as the IRS has just released some more rules for the commoners to live by.   These ‘rules’ include the definition of ‘affordable’ as in “Patient Affordable Care Act,” and as it turns out… Nearly 500,00 children, under Obamacare, will still lack health insurance because many poor …

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ObamaCare provision Prevents Government from Collecting Information on Gun Owners

CNN reports that Harry Reid slipped a mickey into the Patient Affordable Care Act to keep the NRA on the sidelines. Senate amendment 3276, Sec 2716, part c “Protection of Second Amendment Rights” Government cannot collect: “…any information relating to…(A) The lawful ownership or possession of a firearm or ammunition” Lucky for Nancy Pelosi and …

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Why We Can’t Have A Discussion With New Hampshire Democrats

Over at my other haunt, NH Insider, my Fridge mag cross-post elicited the following response from Democrat Jim Splaine on the matter of gun ownership, which exemplifies the reason why any discussion with Democrats on any subject is unlikely. Why can’t we have a real discussion about this issue? Just like the myths of an …

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HHS Gets Coal in Its Stocking

Democrats insisted that business owners not only had to provide insurance (or get fined) but that the insurance had to cover contraception and abortion (day after) pills, even after Bart Stupak  voted yes! claiming…”There will be no public funding for abortion in this legislation. We’ve all stood on principle.”   That would be the principle …

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