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A George H.W. Bush Appointee Rules in Favor of Birth Control Mandate

In another legal victory for the Obama Administration, the birth control mandate has been ruled on and found that it does not violate religious freedom.
Justice Carol Jackson, Missouri, was appointed by President George H. W. Bush in 1992 has ruled on this issue brought to court by Frank O'Brien, the owner of O'Brien Industrial Holdings. He filed a lawsuit in March claiming that the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare violated his, first amendment right, freedom of religion by mandating that the health insurance company his company goes through cover employees' contraceptive use, according to Courthouse News Service.
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Ultra Conservative AEI Fellow Admits, ObamaCare is a Conservative Not Socialist Idea

Meet J.D. Kleinke, a health care economist serving as a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and sometimes health care business columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
It is Mr. Kleinke who has taken to the pages of the New York Times to concisely explain what so many of us have been trying to say for the past two and one-half years—that “the architecture of the Affordable is based on conservative, not liberal, ideas about individual responsibility and the power of market forces,” writes Rick Ungar.
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Want to Know Why Mitt Romney Flip Flopped on Health Care?

As Eskow says, "Unnecessary surgeries at HCA? Fraudulent billing of Medicare? Expired baby formula at Duane Read? That's the real RomneyCare." And it more than explains Romney's MA health care plan, which purposely did not contain medical costs. It also explains why even that was too much to countenance now. His new-found opposition as Obamacare is most likely attributable to the fact that it reins in the excess costs and abuse he has profited from. He may not be running Bain any more, but he still profits from a dysfunctional, fraudulent, and gouging health care system. Mitt Romney IS the problem.
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Medicaid Expansion Would Save Lives in Missouri

Until now, the Medicaid debate has been about budgets and states' rights. But a statistical study by Harvard researchers in the New England Journal of Medicine found a 6 percent drop in the adult death rate in Arizona, Maine and New York, three states that have recently expanded coverage for low-income residents along the general lines of the federal health care law.
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B: TX Many Top Appointees Resigning Before 2013 Legislative Session

This past week's announcement from the Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner, Tom Suehs, that he will step down later this summer is just the
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