Posted on December 26, 2008 The Obama team has allowed a mere two weeks, over the busy holiday season, for collecting all the “input” they need for rapidly forcing a radical “health system reform” plan through Congress. House parties are explicitly designed to elicit tearjerkers showing the “need” for precisely the changes that the Obama/Kennedy/Daschle/Baucus/”stakeholders” […]
U.S. senators are not allowed to do remunerative work that involves a fiduciary relationship, lest they be unduly influenced by colleagues or customers. Now pro-life Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is in the sights of the Senate Ethics Committee because he delivers babies free of charge at the Muskogee Regional Medical Center. Coburn continued his obstetrics […]
In addition, Congress should study the effect of federal laws that tend to weight the scales in favor of one form of payment over another through artificial, government-conferred subsidies and other advantages or government-imposed burdens. Such laws should be repealed.