Tag Archives: Health Care Insurance

Did Nolan or Kline Win on Medicare Advantage ?

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. Although neither customarily wears a white beard, if the gift you wanted was that the government continue to fund the insurance industry’s Medicare Advantage program, you got your present … and let’s give credit to Rick Nolan, John Kline and over 150 other Members of Congress. But like […]

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MN-03 : Paulsen’s Earns HLC Award (Again) While Byrne Gets His First

Taxpayers rejoice ! While Minnesota Republicans were uniting their efforts to stop a new Senate office building, the Cannon Caucus Room in the House of Representatives was filled with over 20 companies representing the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC). Good news, taxpayers … the Cannon Caucus Room cannot be used for fundraising or political or lobbying […]

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Only Question #13 Matters in Kline Constituent Survey

John Kline, who famously announced after that the recent redistricting in a press release entitled “Regardless of Maps, We are All Conservatives” and is fond of saying “hundreds of Minnesotans shared with me their thoughts” and “overwhelming majority of constituents told me” has now requested citizen input in the form of a constituent survey. OK […]


Part-time John Kline Worries About Part-time Workers ? ? ?

At 7:03 PM last evening, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN-06) moved to adjourn the House … and since Washington will celebrate “President’s Day” next week, the House may not return to work until Tuesday February 25th. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA-07) released the schedule for 2014 listing 113 working days … That’s called part-time work. […]

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Before Buying Your Next Car, Will You Ask About ObamaCare ?

“Doug has no qualms about providing healthcare coverage,” Jeremiah Dys, a lawyer with the Liberty Institute said. “The problem comes down when … this particular healthcare coverage happens to violate the sincerely held religious beliefs of Doug Erickson.” Doug Erickson, who owns the Hastings Ford and Hastings Chrysler car dealerships, said the government is asking […]

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Will Sex-Trafficking Save the GOP ?

Paulsen Talks Sex-Trafficking; House Votes on Obamacare In political elections, perception is everything. Do you want to be known as a leading obstructionist in the Do-Nothing Congress … or do you want to find an issue, develop bi-partisan support and enact it ? For Erik Paulsen, the 113th Congress started off just as it had […]

Israel Raises Taxes After Romney Lovefest

The headline in Israel was NOT : – that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney intends to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if he is elected (rejecting a stance taken from Ronald Reagan through George W. Bush and that virtually no other country has taken.) – that the Republican-controlled House may finally […]