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Obama Finally Admits You Can Kiss Your Doctor Good-Bye Under Obamacare (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-3-10 | Jim Hoft
Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:03:14 PM by Justaham
You Lie! Barack Obama told audiences time after time that, If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor, under Obamacare. He demonized those who challenged this argument.
This week we found out it was just words. Barack Obama finally admitted on Friday thay you will not be able to keep your doctor if Obamacare is passed. Glenn Beck discussed this stunning admission by President Obama:
Obama finally admitted to the GOP you can kiss your doctor good-bye:
Video: Barack Obama Finally Admits that He Lied About Healthcare Transparency
Associated Content (AC) ^ | February 4, 2010 | Marc Schenker
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 7:04:54 AM by Suvroc10
Barack Obama has finally, at long last, admitted that he lied about healthcare transparency as it relates to his much-mocked and much-maligned, empty promise to put on C-SPAN negotiations concerning his ill-fated drive for healthcare "reform."
FoxNews ^ | 2/4/2010 | FoxNews
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 4:02:55 AM by rlbedfor
WASHINGTON -- For all the hue and cry over a government takeover of health care, it's happening anyway.
Federal and state programs will pay slightly more than half the tab for health care purchased in the United States by 2012, says a report by Medicare number crunchers released Thursday.
Obama: 'Take Our Time' On Finalizing Health Care (Tea Party Victory!)
AP via The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, February 4, 2010
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 7:54:47 PM by kristinn
President Barack Obama says "we should take our time" getting to a final health care bill.
He said Thursday he wants to go through the legislation in detail with Republicans to examine their ideas and Democratic ideas to see whether there are better ways to improve the nation's health care system than have already been proposed.
Al Franken lays into David Axelrod over health care bill
Politico ^ | February 4, 2010 | Andy Barr & Manu Raju
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 8:19:32 PM by jazusamo
Sen. Al Franken ripped into White House senior adviser David Axelrod this week during a tense, closed-door session with Senate Democrats.
Five sources who were in the room tell POLITICO that Franken criticized Axelrod for the administrations failure to provide clarity or direction on health care and the other big bills it wants Congress to enact.
Stakes High for California in Health Care Reform
abcnews.go.com ^ | February 4, 2010 | By JULIANA BARBASSA
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 9:11:47 PM by Lurkina.n.Learnin
Among states, California arguably has the most to gain from an overhaul of its health care system: it has the greatest number of uninsured residents in the country and the largest public insurance program for the poor, which struggles to serve 6.5 million people while reimbursing doctors at one of the nation's lowest rates.
Obama hints to Dems: If you dont pass ObamaCare, you deserve to lose the midterms
Hot Air ^ | Feb. 4, 2010 | Allahpundit
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 9:26:02 PM by Free ThinkerNY
From tonights fundraiser. You have to read between the lines, but you dont have to read too hard.
So what happens if the bill in Congress does not pass? Its an election year, Obama said to remember.
If Congress decides were not going to do it, even after all the facts are laid out, all the options are clear, then the American people can make a judgment as to whether this Congress has done the right thing for them or not. And thats how democracy works, with the elections coming up. And they will be able to make a determination, and register their concerns one way or the other during election time.
Panel OKs bill letting Utah opt out of health reform
The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 2/2/2010 | Robert Gehrke
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 9:56:02 PM by Crichton
Fueled by a deep mistrust of the federal government and Tea Party fervor, a House committee approved a bill Tuesday aimed at enabling Utah to opt out of national health-reform efforts.
Denver boy, 9, died after state-benefits error denied him asthma medication
Denver Post ^ | February 4, 2010 | Allison Sherry
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 5:35:27 PM by Second Amendment First
A Montbello mother says her 9-year-old son's death from severe asthma could have been prevented had Denver Human Services resolved problems with his Medicaid pharmacy benefits.
[Louisiana Senator] Landrieu defends [state] Medicaid funds [i.e., "the Louisiana Purchase"]
2TheAdvocate.com ^ | February 4, 2010 | Gerard Shields
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 4:37:50 PM by rrstar96
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu took to the Senate floor Thursday delivering a blistering defense of her securing $300 million for Louisiana Medicaid in the health care bill and criticized Gov. Bobby Jindal for not supporting her in the move.
White House budget could stifle charitable donations to hospitals, group says
Healthcare Finance News ^ | 2/4/10 | Richard Pizzi
Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2010 2:00:51 PM by truthandlife
President Barack Obama's proposed budget will harm fundraising for nonprofit hospitals by thwarting wealthy donors, according to the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy.
The Hidden Cost of the "Doc Fix"