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MEDICAID EXPANSION ATTACKS DISABLED CHILDREN

Thanks to a few limelight-seeking politicians, Obamacare and its Medicaid expansion will likely never be cut, much less repealed, as momentum to act has come and gone. The Wall Street Journal says states from Kansas to Maine are again pushing Obamacare expansion, including Governor Cooper’s illegal Medicaid expansion push right here in North Carolina. But […]

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MANDY COHEN FLOPPED IN THE INSURANCE BUSINESS

Among the jobs Mandy Cohen held in the Obama Administration: Director of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight.  Her bureaucracy oversaw the Obamacare Co-Ops – taxpayer-funded nonprofit insurance companies created by Obamacare to compete with the traditional insurers. It was a grand little socialist experiment. And Mandy Cohen hailed the Obamacare Co-Ops in Congressional testimony, declaring […]

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REALITY CHECK: FACT CHECKING THE FACT CHECKERS

Media fact checkers hover over politics like gods, giving themselves a self-appointed power to declare who lies and who speaks the truth. Take this Fact Check of Governor Cooper’s claim we already pay for Medicaid expansion. The News and Observer headlines ”NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina: “You’re already paying for […]

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COOPER’S OBAMACARE EXPANSION WILL REDUCE WORK INCENTIVES

Governor Cooper claims his illegal Obamacare expansion for able-bodied, childless adults will create jobs. But research from Texas A&M, Georgetown, and the University of Illinois at Chicago casts big doubts on the governor’s sales pitch. The study compares recipients enrolling in Wisconsin’s 2009 Medicaid expansion for able-bodied, childless adults with those on a waiting list. […]

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IS MANDY COHEN CREDIBLE?

How did President Obama try to sell Obamacare? In this video, CNN’s Paul Begala explains how the campaign’s Doctors for Obama morphed into Doctors for America to push ObamaCare. Mandy Cohen – Governor Cooper’s pick for NCDHHS Secretary – ran Doctors for America. Senators need to see all of Doctors for America’s records during Cohen’s […]

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MANDY COHEN ON FRAUD: TRUST, DON’T VERIFY

As a senior adviser, Mandy Cohen played a key role in crafting Obamacare. In testimony before the House Oversight Committee, Cohen admitted there were few checks on Obamacare outreach navigators to prevent fraud. In effect, the door was left wide open for fraud with a trust, don’t verify attitude. The Committee reported: “During the staff […]

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FAKE FACTS ON COOPER’S MEDICAID BLUNDER

In response to a federal court blocking the Governor’s illegal ObamaCare expansion, the News and Observer reported, ”Cooper spokeswoman Noelle Talley criticized Flanagan’s decision and said legislators were putting political ideology ahead of bringing jobs and better health care to North Carolina.” “’They’re wasting taxpayer dollars and letting money already paid by North Carolinians go […]

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THE COOPER COHEN MEDICAID CONFLICT?

Wow. Talk about collusion and conflict of interest. As Governor Cooper needs an OK from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for his illegal Medicaid expansion, the Obama Administration bureaucrats need new jobs. And so barring a last-minute change of direction, Cooper is expected to appoint Mandy Cohen -Chief Operating Officer at CMS – […]

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