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A Moral Dilemma

November 24, 2012
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A Moral Dilemma

by Dr. John Smyth The year was 1915. Harry Dorfman just arrived from Warsaw; uneducated, penniless and unable to read or write any English at all. He found a place to live in a lower eastside tenement and took the only job he could find, driving a team of horses over the newly-built Brooklyn bridge…

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NY Newsday Lies About IPAB! Seniors Should Take the Red Pill or Blue Pill!

October 4, 2012
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NY Newsday Lies About IPAB! Seniors Should Take the Red Pill or Blue Pill!

  Newsday’s Calvin Woodward tried to fact check Romney’s speech last night but had to play with the truth to do it. His article is on p. A4 today. During the debate, Romney said that IPAB puts an unelected board in place that is ultimately going to tell people what kind of treatments they can…

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Obamacare Shutting Down Small Health Insurers – Single Payer, Here We Come

September 11, 2012
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Obamacare Shutting Down Small Health Insurers – Single Payer, Here We Come

My health insurance company sent me the Medical Loss Ratio Notice today. It’s an Obamacare rule which is as socialist as it gets. The ratio, also known as the 80/20 rule, requires health insurers in the individual and small group markets to spend 80% of the premiums (before expenses) to improve health care quality. Large…

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Tim Bishop Voted to Take Your Healthcare Choices out of Your Hands

July 27, 2012
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Tim Bishop Voted to Take Your Healthcare Choices out of Your Hands

Incumbent Tim Bishop is the representative for CD-1 on Long Island. He is also a rubber stamp for President Obama. He voted for Obamacare, agreeing that taking $500 billion out of Medicare is a good idea. He keeps voting for IPAB, even though he has publicly said he is opposed to it. IPAB is the…

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Obamacare IPAB Case Must Now Move Ahead

June 28, 2012
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Obamacare IPAB Case Must Now Move Ahead

“Whatever crushes individuality is despotism.”  ~ John Stuart Mill Update: 6/28/12: IPAB’s constitutionality was never included in the hurried Florida lawsuit decided by SCOTUS today. It is perhaps the stronger argument. IPAB is a rogue government answerable to no one but the executive. The constitutionality is being challenged in Coons vs. Geithner. The case was held…

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