health care reform


Not etched in stone

Sheila Liaugminas | 23 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Harry Reid, health care reform, legislative blockage
There are many reasons for pushback on the Senate health care legislative ‘compromise’. Abortion funding is chief among them. But other threats to the vulnerable are in there - how bizarre that this is called ‘health care reform’ - and Senate Democratic leaders crafting it want to use a power play to keep bad law once they make bad law.


Deconstructing ‘health care’

Sheila Liaugminas | 19 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, euthanasia, health care reform
Abortion is not health care. Neither is physician-assisted suicide.


Hide and seek Harry

Sheila Liaugminas | 18 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform
Sen. Harry Reid is keeping just about everyone from knowing what’s in the Senate version of the health care bill.


Senate Democrats give in

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, health care reform
The United States Senate succumbed to pressure from the abortion lobby and voted 54-45 for the largest expansion of abortion since Roe v. Wade


Slavery and abortion

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, health care reform, slavery
They are directly analogous, declaring an entire class of human beings as unworthy of rights and ‘personhood’.


Some oxymoronic health care cuts

Sheila Liaugminas | 07 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform
The New York Times points out in this piece that home health care is yet another type of service that will suffer when Medicare takes a big hit in health care legislation, in all likelihood.


Important decisions are now being made

Sheila Liaugminas | 03 December 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform, Manhattan Declaration
…or soon will be made. Forces favoring abortion, embryo-destructive research, assisted suicide, the redefinition of marriage, and the like see this as a critical moment for advancing their causes.


Smoke & mirrors in Congress

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform
We’ve already got problems in health care delivery in the US. Some of it is in Medicaid. That and more, including problems with Medicare, would get worse if the reform legislation currently written somehow got enacted.


Senate bill not just a disappointment

Sheila Liaugminas | 24 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, conscience, health care reform
The Catholic bishops called the Senate health care bill an “enormous disappointment” that creates new and unacceptable federal policy for funding and coverage of abortions, as well as rights of conscience.


Breast cancer survivors speak out

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: breast cancer, health care reform
About the suddenly changed guidelines on mammograms the federal task force has just released.


So NOW guidelines change?

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: breast cancer, health care reform
‘Why do we suddenly have new recommendations for screenings after all these years?’


American health care is out of whack

Sheila Liaugminas | 09 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform
Three Irish surgeons have revealed that they are being paid a whopping $350,000 to do nothing.


Anyone in the House listening?

Sheila Liaugminas | 04 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, health care reform
Every chance he gets, Michigan Democrat Bart Stupak is making a reasoned argument for his amendment to ensure health care legislation won’t require citizens to pay for abortion.


How much less safe?

Sheila Liaugminas | 02 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care reform, Obamacare
Questions missing from the “already too-complicated health care debate”: "The case of the Missing Assistant Surgeon."


Max and the Bean Counters

Sheila Liaugminas | 29 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: health care rationing, health care reform
The Baucus bill under debate in Congress this week is being touted as the compromise to save health care ‘reform’. But that’s a misrepresentation.


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