National Health Care: Medicine in Germany, 1918-1945

Today we are concerned about issues such as doctor-assisted suicide, abortion, the use of fetal tissue, genetic screening, birth control and sterilization, health-care rationing and the ethics of medical research on animals and humans. These subjects are major challenges in both ethics and economics at the end of the twentieth century. But at the beginning … Continue reading National Health Care: Medicine in Germany, 1918-1945

Scholar: GOP Healthcare Bill Is Not Repeal—It Is ObamaCare-lite (or Worse)

Republicans are celebrating what they say is the repeal of ObamaCare, legislation that has been in their crosshairs for several years. Many pundits are skeptical, among them healthcare expert Michael Cannon of Cato. “House Republicans went behind closed doors and emerged with a bill that does not repeal the core provisions of ObamaCare, and therefore cannot begin to repair … Continue reading Scholar: GOP Healthcare Bill Is Not Repeal—It Is ObamaCare-lite (or Worse)

This Is Why Government Shouldn’t Be Involved in Health Care

The Republican-controlled House vote to “repeal Obamacare” – if that is what this was – was a stunning mess. Did they get it right? The answer is obviously no, and that’s inevitable. Just imagine a bill that sets out to reorganize any industry that is currently mostly market driven, such as shirts, software, groceries, or … Continue reading This Is Why Government Shouldn’t Be Involved in Health Care

Dr. Rand Paul Denied a Copy of U.S. House’s Obamacare Repeal Draft

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul learned that the U.S. House’s Obamacare repeal-and-replace draft legislation is being hidden away in a “secure location” and was denied in the U.S. Capitol building from making a copy of the legislation for the American people and all of their representatives to read. “I promised Kentuckians I … Continue reading Dr. Rand Paul Denied a Copy of U.S. House’s Obamacare Repeal Draft

Sens. Paul, Lee, and Cruz Will Oppose ‘Obamacare Lite’

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, U.S. Senator and physician Rand Paul was joined by Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in taking a firm, public stand to declare they would accept nothing less than full repeal of Obamacare. In the following, coordinated tweets, the senators put those who would push “Obamacare Lite” on … Continue reading Sens. Paul, Lee, and Cruz Will Oppose ‘Obamacare Lite’

Watch How One Congressman Handles a Rowdy Town Hall Meeting

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FTheDailySignalNews%2Fvideos%2F798804016952219%2F&show_text=1&width=560 Rep. Dave Brat shocked the political establishment in 2014 when he defeated then-Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District. On Tuesday, Brat was back in the spotlight at a town hall meeting in rural Blackstone, Virginia. During the lively and occasionally boisterous meeting, Brat was peppered with questions … Continue reading Watch How One Congressman Handles a Rowdy Town Hall Meeting

Repealing Obamacare Is Not Enough

American health care is not very effective in curing diseases. The National Center for Health Statistics projects over 1.6 million new cancer cases and almost 600,000 cancer deaths for 2016. Among those who suffer heart attacks, fewer than 50% are alive five years later. Medical treatment is so expensive that people need insurance to survive … Continue reading Repealing Obamacare Is Not Enough