IT’S WORKING. SO KILL IT.

Recently, we explained how North Carolina had a successful Medicaid managed care program in Mecklenburg County back in the 1990s that saved money for taxpayers. Medicaid managed care allows private insurance companies and healthcare managers to compete for a chance to manage the government’s Medicaid program using a fixed price contract that shields taxpayers from […]

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MANAGED CARE MEDICAID USED TO WORK IN NORTH CAROLINA

The reform minded majority in the State Senate wants to bring Medicaid spending under control by allowing managed care companies and medical providers to compete against one another for Medicaid business. Reform opponents say that’s too much change. They side with the medical industry, the folks making money off the $14 billion Medicaid cookie jar, […]

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ARKANSAS MEDICAID EXPANSION NO MODEL

As part of their push for ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion, the Charlotte Observer likes to talk about all the money from Washington we’re missing out on if we don’t put another half a million people on Medicaid. That’s like the salesman saying he can get you a rebate if you buy the new car. For ObamaCare’s […]

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TUITION FREEZE MIGHT BRING CHANGE

George Will notes Democrats targeted a new group in the last election, ” basement grads ”. They are the 1/3 of voters aged 18-31 who still live with their parent. It’s easy to see why they can’t afford their own place. It’s an indictment of failed big government economic policy. Student loan debt has topped […]

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MEDICAID EXPANSIONS AND THE TRUTH TELLING PROFESSOR

Professor Jonathan Gruber is a dangerous man. He told the truth when too many seem to ignore reality in blissful ignorance. Of course, the MIT Professor is the ObamaCare architect who attributed the bill’s passage to a lack of transparency and the stupidity of voters. It’s easy to get angry at his insult except he […]

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MEDICAID PROVIDER COMPLEX

Many may have heard that General and President Dwight Eisenhower warned about excessive power in the hands of a military industrial complex. He said ”In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. ” Ike came to mind Tuesday when Representative […]

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ANGRY DEMANDS

The Charlotte Observer reported yesterday on a protest where ”NC advocates for poor demand Medicaid expansion” One protester called those who oppose Medicaid expansion for able bodied,, working age adults who don’t work ”sociopathic’”. When did it become sociopathic to expect those who can work to work instead of demanding everything from healthcare to a […]

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GOVERNOR SUES TO BLOCK OBAMA’S NEW YEAR GIVEAWAY TO ILLEGALS

The Governor is joining states suing to block President Obama’s executive amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants. “The president has exceeded the balance of power provisions clearly laid out in the U.S. Constitution and his unilateral expansion of power must be challenged,” McCrory said. “In North Carolina, the 10th most populous state, the president’s actions […]

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AMAZING TEACHER TENURE FACTS

Here’s an amazing fact about teacher tenure from The New Teacher Project, a business and education group seeking education solutions. Taxpayers spend $250 million on raises for teachers their school district has already identified are ineffective teachers. Another fact. Their study reports over half the best teachers earn less than the average ineffective teacher in […]

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