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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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Obamacare’s Redistribution of Health

Sunday, September 26, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey New projections from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid paint a stark picture of the impact of the ObamaCare law: We’re in for a…

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Get Set for Big Premium Hikes

Monday, September 13, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey President Obama is boasting that his new health law provides “free” preventive care, such as mammograms and colonoscopies. But when you open your mail, you’ll…

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Obamacare and the Constitution

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Last November, a reporter asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi if it was constitutional for Congress to require Americans to buy health insurance. Ms. Pelosi responded,…

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O’s Radical Pick for Medicare

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Controversy is mounting over Dr. Donald Berwick, President Obama’s nominee to run Medicare and Medicaid — and for good reason. Berwick’s writings reveal that he…

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ObamaCare Overreach

Monday, June 14, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Federal District Court Judge Henry Hudson’s ruling yesterday that Congress can’t compel Americans to buy health insurance ought to be required reading for Congress members….

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NY Is Almost Out of Cash

Thursday, May 27, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Guess how long it is before the state of New York runs out of cash? Less than a week, according to the state’s comptroller. On…

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Bam’s Budget Is a Monstrosity

Monday, May 24, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey I’m not interested in another debate over big government versus small government,” President Obama told a Buffalo crowd on May 13. What this means is…

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Bam’s Soak-the-Taxpayer Panel

Monday, May 3, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey The president’s Bipartisan Commission on Fiscal Responsibility plans to take taxpayers to the cleaners. The timing of the commission is ironic. It met for the…

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Medical Privacy and ObamaCare

Friday, April 9, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Eighteen states are challenging the constitutionality of the Obama health law. Their challenge focuses on whether the federal government can require everyone to buy coverage….

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We The People Losing Control of Government

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Demagogue — a word of Greek origin — means a person who uses falsehoods, prejudices and emotional appeals to gain power. Huey Long, governor of…

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Deeming vs. the Constitution

Friday, March 19, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will ram the unpopular Senate health bill through the House without a vote. Article 1, Sect. 7 of the…

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Washington Knows Best

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey “Washington knows best” is in full swing: President Obama hasn’t invited any governors to tomorrow’s health-reform summit — even though states have overseen health insurance…

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Just Say No to the Health Care Summit

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

By Betsy McCaughey Republicans are dithering over whether to accept President Obama’s invitation to a Feb. 25 health-care summit. The White House says the health bills passed with…