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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…

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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…