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Obama appoints comrade Donald Berwick, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services without undergoing confirmation hearings in the Senate.
Berwick favors redistribution of wealth, health care rationing and believes Britain’s National Health Care System is the perfect model.
Those who thought Palin’s ‘death panels‘ remarks were a joke will not be laughing now.
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Senator Kyl’s Quiet Warning

In a conversation on yesterday’s program, the always careful Jon Kyl underscored the temptation before Democrats right now:  Will the radicals in the caucus force the destruction of the Senate filibuster rules in order to pass cap-and-tax and other radical laws?

This is an immensely important development, one that is not being covered by the Democrats’ allies in the MSM in anything like the way discussions about the GOP’s “nuclear option” on judges was covered –with enormous hostility– by the lefty MSM in 2005.  Hearings in the Senate Rules Commmittee on the history of the filibuster are setting the stage of a Democratic jam down on the subject, even though Robert Byrd used his last major series of statements of the Senate to defend the practice.

Senator Kyl’s Quiet Warning » Not Good News.

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Massachusetts Miracle

Scott Brown is not fully Pro-Life but he has vowed to be the 41st Senate vote needed to kill the current Pro-Abortion healthcare legislation.  Unlike Coakley he would also defend Healthcare Providers rights to conscience as it relates to the abortion issue.

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n 1804, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Abigail Adams on the free exercise of individual conscience in America, and its indispensability to our freedoms. We may disagree, wrote the Founder, but that disagreement is to be welcomed, not crushed: “I tolerate with utmost latitude the right of others to differ with me in opinion without imputing to them criminality. I know too well all the weaknesses and uncertainty of human reason to wonder at its different results.”

Martha Coakley thinks she knows better than Thomas Jefferson.

The Democratic contender for the late Ted Kennedy‘s U.S. Senate seat made her uphill climb to election a bit steeper this past Thursday when she told radio host Ken Pittman of WBSM that persons with certain ethical principles should not work in the medical professions. Pittman specifically asked Coakley about the rights of conscience of health-care providers, and segued into a query on Roman Catholics in Massachusetts’s hospitals.n 1804, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Abigail Adams on the free exercise of individual conscience in America, and its indispensability to our freedoms. We may disagree, wrote the Founder, but that disagreement is to be welcomed, not crushed: “I tolerate with utmost latitude the right of others to differ with me in opinion without imputing to them criminality. I know too well all the weaknesses and uncertainty of human reason to wonder at its different results.”

Martha Coakley thinks she knows better than Thomas Jefferson.

The Democratic contender for the late Ted Kennedy’s U.S. Senate seat made her uphill climb to election a bit steeper this past Thursday when she told radio host Ken Pittman of WBSM that persons with certain ethical principles should not work in the medical professions. Pittman specifically asked Coakley about the rights of conscience of health-care providers, and segued into a query on Roman Catholics in Massachusetts’s hospitals.

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The Senate health care bill no longer contains an explicit “public option,” but it does include heavy regulation of private health plans, including minimum amount they must spend on medical claims, and taxes that will not count toward those limits, limits on deductibles and co-payments, and authority for federal regulators to define what services plans must cover. It’s entirely possible – in fact, even likely – that a combination of three particular regulations could combine to make it impossible for private health plans to legally operate, by making it impossible to meet all the requirements at the same time. By forcing private health insurers out of business, it would appear to “prove” that the public option is “necessary.”

via Could the Senate Bill Eliminate Private Insurance? » The Foundry – Mozilla Firefox.

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