Posts Tagged ‘Department of Health and Human Services’

Pro-ObamaCare Washington Post and CBS Received Money from Obamacare Slush Fund


Thursday April 7th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 5:37pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Matthew Boyle at The Daily Caller reports in “Washington Post and CBS receiving money from Obamacare slush fund” that key pro-Obamacare media, corporations, and unions have all received funding from the ObamaCare act: Two mainstream news organizations are receiving hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars from Obamacare’s Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) — a…
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Obamacare Waivers Climb to Over 1,000


Sunday March 6th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 11:16pm PST   •   2 Comments

In The Hill, Jason Millman reports that the the number of organizational waivers issued by the Obama administration from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has now reached 1,040. What the article does not discuss is that those receiving such waivers overwhelmingly include major government-employee unions such as the Service Employees International…
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Shovel-Ready Stimulus Sightings


Tuesday November 16th, 2010   •   Posted by Robert Higgs at 4:31pm PST   •   0 Comments

A funny thing happened on the way to the voting booth: Americans discovered that most federal “stimulus” funds were being used to stimulate government, not the economy. I was on the road recently, driving from my home in southeast Louisiana through a long stretch of Mississippi to Tuscaloosa, Ala., then to the outskirts of…
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Federal Government Shells Out $1 Billion to 250,000 Dead People


Sunday November 7th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 12:31pm PST   •   2 Comments

As reported by the Washington Times, the federal government has paid out well over $1 billion to 250,000 deceased individuals over the past decade—and can’t figure out how to fix the problem, according to a new report from Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. “Washington paid for dead people’s prescriptions and wheelchairs, subsidized their farms, helped…
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