Let’s talk real numbers in Medicaid expansion

free-money

You’ve probably heard by now that the Governors of all 50 states will get to decide whether or not they opt-in to the “Medicaid expansion” offered by the federal government. Free money, right? After all, the feds pay 100% of the costs for the first couple of years, then slowly decrease the amount until they…

Dr. Ben Carson’s awesome speech at the national prayer breakfast

Dr Ben Carson, director of neuroscience at John Hopkins, gave a pointed speech last week at the National Prayer Breakfast about some of the problems we face in this nation. (And in case you’re wondering, no, he does not regret his remarks. Story in the Daily Caller today.)

Fact check! Matheson denies his Obamacare support

Remember how Jim was for it (voted to bring it to the floor) before he was against it (decided to vote no 24 hours before it passed), then for it (when he voted against its repeal), then against it again when he voted for its repeal? It’s enough to make you dizzy. Seems like “Spinnin’…

Matheson flip-flops on healthcare – again

Congressman Jim Matheson, Utah’s lone Democrat in DC, is in big trouble. He faces Mayor Mia Love in November’s election and she is the rockstar-type of Republican candidate Democrats have nightmares about. Matheson, as always, has to straddle the fence and try hard not to be a Democrat prior to the November election. In his…

Obamacare+Medicaid=crisis

Obamacare+Medicaid=crisis

When Nancy Pelosi was pitching Obamacare, she told the American people that they would have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it. Well, a few months later, what we have learned a few things.  One is that organizations – like McDonald’s – are asking for waivers for rules that don’t even exist….

Putting the brakes on Obamacare

Putting the brakes on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a piece on how a Republican Congress could begin the process of repealing Obamacare.  Assuming that Obama will veto any effort to outright repeal the act, author Grace-Marie Turner recommends six key strategies to slowing down or stopping this crippling mandate. First, she advocates defunding it.  House Republican leader,…

Primary results for Aug 3

Primary results for Aug 3

Two-term Sen. Sam Brownback sailed to the GOP nomination in Kansas‘ gubernatorial race Tuesday against Joan Heffington. Heffington, a former Boeing employee and home builder from Derby, had promised to subject every piece of legislation to a Biblical test and public poll before signing it. She also accused the CIA of conducting biological experiments on…