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Locke: U.S. Should Pay For Carbon Content of Imported Goods

July 17, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

SHANGHAI, - To address the serious threat of global warming, Americans should be required to "pay" for the carbon content of goods they consume from countries around the world, a top U.S. official said on Friday."It's important that those who consume the products being made all around the world to the benefit of America -- and it's our own consumption activity that's causing the ...

Physician Unrest Flares Over AMA Stand

July 16, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

 Concerned that the American Medical Association has taken too tepid a position on Democratic healthcare reform plans, a coalition of state medical associations and specialty organizations is breaking from the country's largest physicians' group to mount its own push against the inclusion of a public insurance option in any overhaul bill.

Democrats’ Plans are a Prescription for Pain

July 15, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

By Charles W. Boustany Jr. (R-LA)Editor's note: Rep. Charles Boustany is a Republican who represents southwest Louisiana. Before being elected to Congress, Boustany practiced medicine as a cardiothoracic surgeon for 14 years.Rep. Charles Boustany says Democrats' health care plans don't focus on quality.

Camp and Boehner: Reform Health Care Without Government Takeover

July 14, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

When President Barack Obama arrives in Michigan today, he'll continue our national dialogue on giving Americans better access to affordable health care. The question is how we get there.House Republicans have a plan that will reduce costs, expand access and increase the quality of care in a way we can afford. Democrats, on the other hand, have ...

Bill abandons Midwest and rewards liberals on the coasts

July 09, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi's energy bill is intended to make the planet greener, but it will leave Ohioans and other Midwesterners seeing red. The Waxman-Markey bill, also known as Cap and Trade, should be known as Cap and Tax. In an answer to the liberal left's demands, Pelosi and Energy and Commerce ...

WSJ: Of Nice and Men

July 08, 2009 — In Case You Missed It...

Speaking to the American Medical Association last month, President Obama waxed enthusiastic about countries that "spend less" than the U.S. on health care. He's right that many countries do, but what he doesn't want to explain is how they ration care to do it.Take the United Kingdom, which is often praised for spending as little as ...