Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a report showing that Obamacare enrollees are fleeing as fast as their premiums are skyrocketing. The findings, which were announced in the 2017 Effectuated Enrollment Snapshot, are part of a growing stack of evidence revealing how much of a failure Barack Obama’s health care program is. The report found that last year alone, over one quarter of enrollees left the program, followed by another 16 percent in the first three months of 2017. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected that enrollment in Obamacare would be 22 million in 2016. In
Insurance companies claim that their customers’ health is of utmost priority, but in reality, these companies sometimes prioritize the cheapest option — even if that means assisted suicide. Twice in the past year, Dr. Brian Callister, associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Nevada, tried to transfer cancer patients out of state for procedures not performed at his hospital, and twice he was told, “Brian, we’re not going to cover that procedure or the transfer, but hey, by the way, have you considered assisted suicide?” The calls Callister placed were to insurance companies in California and Oregon, two of
Planned Parenthood has found itself back in the spotlight in recent weeks, as Congress debates a healthcare bill which would cut off nearly $500 million of its taxpayer funding. This, of course, is not sitting well among its many defenders, who argue taking such a step would rob women of vital healthcare. Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards, recent honoree Hillary Clinton, and countless Members of Congress have all repeatedly assured Americans that Planned Parenthood does prenatal care and treatment, pap smears, cancer screenings, and other “health services.” They are convinced Planned Parenthood does some good. Yet, as documented in their
Today, the House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood by passing the American Health Care Act, Republicans’ replacement plan for the disastrous Obamacare. Leading pro-life organization Susan B. Anthony List released the following statement upon the bill’s 217-213 passage, urging the Senate to finish the job and get the bill to President Donald Trump’s desk: As the Vice President said last night at our annual gala, the legislation passed by the House today does two important things. First, the legislation stops the Obamacare abortion expansion by preventing taxpayer funding of health care plans that cover abortion on-demand. Second, the
Since yesterday, the media, in a tabloid-like rush, has been focusing on the least important part of President Donald Trump’s frank interview with the editors of The New York Times: [GLENN] THRUSH: Do you think [Susan Rice] might have committed a crime? TRUMP: Do I think? THRUSH: Yeah. TRUMP: Yes, I think. He also chided the media for their failure to cover in a high-profile way Susan Rice’s admission that she unmasked Trump associates who were being surveilled and for their obsessive focus instead on something so unimportant to the well-being of the country: Bill O’Reilly’s settled sex harassment cases.
Last week, amidst the increasingly heated political debate over Obamacare, President Trump offered an important message to those obstructing health care reform. In his remarks to CPAC, Trump stated: From a purely political standpoint, the single best thing we can do is nothing. Let it implode completely. It’s already imploding. You see the carriers are all leaving. It’s a disaster. But two years, don’t do anything. The Democrats will come to us and beg for help. They’ll beg. And it’s their problem. But it’s not the right thing to do for the American people. He has a point. Republicans, as
When Donald Trump is asked questions about foreign policy, he frequently brings up his ability to make deals and presents his 1987 book, Trump: The Art of the Deal, as evidence. Naturally, one would think that Trump would be quick to reference his 2000 book, Trump: The America We Deserve, when asked about his vision for America’s future, but that is not the case. Trump rarely, if ever, discusses The America We Deserve, and this is for one very simple reason: the Donald Trump of 2000 was a very liberal guy. In recent memory, most remember Donald Trump as the hard-line