Never let a crisis go to waste!

That was Rahm Emanuel’s advice, and, for the Obama Administration, it’s a well-learned lesson: Unreal — NIH Director: We’d Probably Have An Ebola Vaccine If It Wasn’t For GOP Budget Cuts… Remember these headlines from Obama’s NIH? Feds Spend $1.5 Million ‘to Study Why Lesbians Are Fat’… Obama Admin Still Studying Why Lesbians Are Obese …

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From Around the Blogroll

From The Los Angeles Times: Ebola virus heading to the U.S.: Here’s why you don’t need to panic By Christine Mai-Duc With Emory University Hospital in Atlanta planning to receive and treat two U.S. citizens who are sick with the Ebola virus, some Americans have expressed fear that a deadly outbreak — which has killed …

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Another unintended consequence?

From The Wall Street Journal: The Full-Time Scandal of Part-Time America Fewer than half of U.S. adults are working full time. Why? Slow growth and the perverse incentives of ObamaCare. By Mortimer Zuckerman | July 13, 2014 6:47 p.m. ET There has been a distinctive odor of hype lately about the national jobs report for …

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Sacrificing rational concern to political correctness

Of course this is from San Francisco! Congressman Mike Honda Urges FDA to Overturn Ban on Gay Blood Donors By Michelle Roberts and NBC Bay Area Staff | Monday, Jul 7, 2014 | Updated 4:59 PM PDT A Bay Area congressman is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to lift the ban preventing gay …

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Economics 101: #Obamacare : making the inexpensive cost more Updated!

The original article was published last November, but in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., I wished to revisit it, and bring it up to date. First, the original article: _________________________________________ After seeing the ad to the right on several sites — The Lonely Conservative, Sister Toldjah and …

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We told you so! Single-payer health care plans provide poorer care

The First Street Journal has pointed out, more than once, that the waiting list scandal in the Department of Veterans Affairs medical care system was simply the common practice among single-payer health care systems in the developed world to contain costs. Americans are not used to such things, wanting, and expecting, and normally getting fairly …

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What the VA system did is what we can all expect under single-payer

As we noted before Memorial day, the Veterans’ Administration Hospital scandal does not surprise us in the slightest. But, naturally, the scandal keeps growing. From The Daily Beast: Last week, President Obama pledged to address allegations of corruption and dangerous inefficiencies in the veterans’ health-care system. But before the president could deliver on his pledge, …

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We told you so! The VA scandal doesn’t surprise us.

From the much better-looking Dana on Patterico’s Pontifications: A Memorial Day Slap In The Face Filed under: General — Dana @ 6:20 am Just a few days before Memorial Day and in the midst of the growing VA scandal, Senate Democrats blocked a bill (VA Management Accountability Act, H.R.4031) that would have made it easier …

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