Health Care

Medicaid Expansion is Inhumane, Our Most Vulnerable Deserve Better

Patient-centered care vs. government-controlled care Last week, the Michigan House of Representatives voted 76-31 in favor of Medicaid expansion. Twenty-eight Republicans joined all but one Democrat in the vote for passage of HB 4714. The charge was lead by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R-Clarkston), who thus justified his vote: “There are perfectly good legitimate reasons to oppose” but “sound, reasonable reasons to support” Medicaid… Read more →

“SnyderCare” is State-Based ObamaCare

by Greta Pisarczyk & Greg George Adoption of optional components of Obamacare, Medicaid expansion and the implementation of a partnership exchange will signify the realization of “Snydercare” in Michigan, an egregious healthcare bureaucracy bought and paid for with federal blood money. Governor Snyder’s de facto endorsement of Obamacare will expedite and enable implementation. Ironically, while lawmakers at the federal level are… Read more →

The BIG Three… (Teacher Pensions, ObamaCare Exchanges, & Personal Property Taxes)

James Carville, campaign strategist for Bill Clinton, once hung a reminder in the office for those working on the 1992 Clinton campaign with three points: Change vs. more of the same. The economy, stupid. Don’t forget health care. Ironically, state lawmakers in Michigan will be heading back to Lansing on Wednesday, August 15th with a similar list.  Three issues top… Read more →