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U.S. Approves Cancer Drugs Faster Than Europe

Thursday, June 16, 2011

By Chris Fleming The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is often criticized as inefficient compared to its European counterpart, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), particularly in the…


Repealing and Replacing IPAB with Better Solutions

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

By Grace Marie Turner The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) was created by Congress as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as a means…


New Medicare Efficiency Measures Deadly to Seniors

Friday, June 3, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Everybody knows that if you don’t pay to maintain and repair your car, you limit its life. The same is true with human beings. We…


Obama’s IPAB Board Will Control Medicare Decisions

Friday, May 27, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey A toxic political strategy is spreading across the land, one that involves Medicare. It threatens to bamboozle voters and allow the 2012 election to turn…

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Mediscare: The Surprising Truth

Friday, May 27, 2011

By Thomas R. Saving and John Goodman The Obama administration has repeatedly claimed that the health-reform bill it passed last year improved Medicare’s finances. Although you’d never know…

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Who ended ‘Medicare as we know it’?

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In today’s special election for the 26th district US House seat in western New York, Democrats are trying out a tactic they’re sure to use nationwide…


Don’t Raise Debt Ceiling Without Repealing Obamacare

Friday, April 29, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey If your shopaholic teenager maxed out on the credit card , your solution wouldn’t be to increase the credit line. You’d stop the spending. The…

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Medicare As We’ve Known It Isn’t an Option

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The Democratic Party is urging Americans to choose Medicare as we’ve always known it rather than a new plan by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.)…

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Ryan’s Plan Will Fix Medicare — Not Destroy It

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey In his speech to the nation on Wednesday, President Obama joined the chorus of critics howling that Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget proposal is cruel…


Ryan Plan Stops Obama’s Raid on Medicare

Friday, April 15, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey After listening to President Obama’s speech yesterday, I’d trust Bernie Madoff with my Medicare before I’d trust Obama. The president portrayed himself as protecting seniors,…

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Stop Telling Us Where To Die

Thursday, March 17, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Hospice care isn’t only a beneficial service for dying patients. It’s also a $4.5 billion industry flexing its muscle in state capitals — including Albany,…


Facts That Will Blow Up Obamacare Case

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey On Feb. 22, a District of Columbia federal judge, Gladys Kessler, ruled Obamacare constitutional, parroting the administration’s claim that because all Americans are “active” in…

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Judicial ‘Death Panel’ for Obamacare

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Fourteen months ago, a reporter asked then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi if the Constitution allows the federal government to force people to have health insurance. Amazed, she…

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The CBO’s Fuzzy ObamaCare Math

Saturday, January 8, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey Defenders of ObamaCare have seized upon a Jan. 6 letter from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to House Speaker John Boehner alleging that repeal would “increase…


Out-of-Control Spending Defines New York

Friday, January 7, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey New York State’s Speaker of the Assembly Sheldon Silver, who has had a tight grip on that legislative body since 1994, made big news at…


Obamacare Pushes for Early Death

Thursday, January 6, 2011

By Betsy McCaughey The Obama White House has backed off expressly including end-of-life counseling as part of annual well visits for seniors on Medicare. That is a victory…

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This Lame Duck Session Should Be the Last

Thursday, November 18, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Americans ought to make this lame duck session of Congress the last in history. Members who lose re-election have no moral authority to continue governing:…


Note to Boehner: End ‘Business as Usual’

Monday, November 15, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Only a week after the historic trouncing of Democrats in the House of Representatives, GOP House leaders seem to be forgetting why they won. Already,…

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The Seniority Trap

Monday, November 1, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Republicans are expected to win enough seats in tomorrow’s elections to control the House of Representatives. Already, GOP chiefs are divvying up key committee chairmanships…

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Suing Obamacare

Thursday, October 14, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Yesterday, in a federal courtroom far from the noise of town-hall meetings, Tea Parties and talk shows, Judge Roger Vinson quietly compelled the Obama administration…