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3 Billion Reasons to Distrust House Health Care Reform Bill

November 3, 2009
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Last week, Nancy Pelosi unveiled the nearly 2000 page new version of the the House Health Care Reform Bill.  Pelosi pointed out that her version of the health care reform bill was under the $900 billion price tag that President Obama put on the plan. Pelosi indicated that the bill would cost just under...
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

November 1, 2009
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

The Democrat controlled House unveiled their nearly 2,000 page Health Care Reform bill this week providing another version of Obamacare.  One of the easier ways to reduce costs have been left out of most of the bills penned so far this year.  However, the newest House bill that Nancy Pelosi introduced does include a...
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Gallup Poll: We Are All Conservatives Now

October 27, 2009
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A recent Gallup Poll taken this month shows that more Americans self identify themselves as Conservatives rather than Moderate or Liberal. The 10/26 poll shows that the breakdown between Conservatives/Moderate/Liberal is 40%, 37%, and 20%. One of the main reasons is the shift in independents who now identify themselves as conservative rather than moderate. ...
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Glenn Beck Argues With Idiots

October 25, 2009
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Glenn Beck Argues With Idiots

In our first Conservative Patriot HQ book review, we review Glenn Beck’s new book Arguing with Idiots.    Glenn’s newest book has been on the NYT best selling list for over 16 weeks.  For you fans of the Glenn Beck Radio Show, you will be familiar with many of the arguments. If you constantly find yourself...
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The Media Puts the Smackdown on Obama

October 23, 2009
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The Media Puts the Smackdown on Obama

The Obama administration has spent much of the last several weeks showing how thin skinned they can be by refusing to have administration officials participate in interviews with Fox news. It is hard to argue that Fox news doesn’t lean right in its commentary and in its news.  However, one couldn’t also argue that...
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Why You Shouldn’t Trust Polls

October 22, 2009
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Poll watching is a great way to see which politicians are winning what races, what the country thinks of the President, and other various topics of interest. However, one is often left with several questions if you are looking at polling data on the same subject that are taken during the same time frames....
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Does the Government Think You Have a Cadillac Insurance Plan?

October 15, 2009
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The Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare relies on several funding mechanisms.  One of those mechanisms is a tax on Cadillac insurance plan.  To many Americans, this means some plan that only rich fat cat CEOs or billionaires can have.  However, many Americans that have employer based health care are deemed Cadillac insurance...
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Accounting Tricks in the Baucus Health Care Bill

October 15, 2009
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It has been reported in the press that the CBO calculated the cost of the Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare will cost approximately $856 billion and will reduce the deficit over ten years.  However, as usual with congress, the devil is in the details and especially so in Obamacare. Today in the...
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All Government Healthcare Plans Will Cover Illegals

October 10, 2009
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Everyone remembers President Obama declaring that public insurance options would not cover illegal immigrants and Rep Joe Wilson shouting “You lie!”  We have also reported that the Congressional Research Service has stated that HR 3200 would cover illegal immigrants. There have also been numerous attempts by House and Senate Republicans to add amendments to...
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Public Option Stumbles in Congress

September 29, 2009
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The Senate Finance committee voted 15 to 8 and 13 to 10 in a bipartisan vote rejecting amendments to the Finance Committee’s deliberation over the senate health care reform bill. As Max Baucus (D – MT) pushed his committee to draft a bill that would pass in the Senate, Senators Rockefeller (D-WV) and Schumer (D – NY)...
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