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Republican Healthcare Plan Fails the ‘Jimmy Kimmel Test’

By Ron Paul ​This week the Senate Republican leadership unveiled its Obamacare replacement plan. Like its House counterpart, the misnamed Senate plan retains most of Obamacare’s core features. Both the House and Senate plans allow states to obtain waivers providing relief from some Obamacare mandates, although the waivers in both bills are too restrictive to […]

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Obamacare Repeal or Obamacare 2.0? 

By Ron Paul This Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a Republican bill that supposedly repeals Obamacare. However, the bill retains Obamacare’s most destructive features. That is not to say this legislation is entirely without merit. For example, the bill expands the amount individuals can contribute to a health savings account (HSA). HSAs […]

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The Right Lessons from Obamacare’s Meltdown

By Ron Paul The decision of several major insurance companies to cut their losses and withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges, combined with the failure of 70 percent of Obamacare’s health insurance “co-ops, ” will leave one in six Obamacare enrollees with only one health insurance option. If Obamacare continues on its current track, most of […]

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Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

By Ron Paul If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s distinguishing characteristic is a “mixed economy.” Unlike socialists and communists who seek to abolish private business, fascists […]

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IT BEGINS: Government to Pay Doctors to Tell Patients to Kill Themselves

by Robert Wenzel The federal government is about to pay doctors who speak with patients about the type of medical care they want when they are “near death.” The rule announced on Friday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid service will reimburse, starting January 1, 2016, healthcare providers if they have conversations with Medicare patients […]

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