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Media Matters Fails to Discredit Me

By Wesley J. Smith Media Matters must be running low on targets, since it chose to go after a piece I have in the Weekly Standard  this week urging that Congress repeal Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). I argue that IPAB is both unconstitutional —...

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Quality (Not Worthy of Life) Danger Ahead

By Wesley J. Smith There is a fight in the UK about whether to keep a seriously ill baby on life support or put her in palliative care to die. Typically of our age, the idea that a person has a life not worth living may really be about discrimination against the...

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Pushing “Social Justice” Medical Bigotry

By Wesley J. Smith “Don’t mention death panels!“ the medical technocrats often scream–as they plot and plan to institute death panels. And that’s just the course taken by the New York Times physician columnist, Sandeep Jouhar, as he races past supporting Futile Care...

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Serious Obamacare Rationing Provision Again Under Fire

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics A renewed pushback is underway against one of the most serious of the multiple rationing provisions of the five-year old Obama Health Care law -- the “excess benefits tax.” The original law deliberately...

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How Obamacare Rationing is Harming the Economy

  By Burke. J. Balch, J.D., director, NRLC’s Powell Center for Medical Ethics President Obama has been among the many deploring the reality that despite an improving economy, middle-class wages have remained largely stagnant. Yet there is now evidence that the...

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Who Decides the Harm in “Do No Harm?”

  By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s Note: In his excellent piece Wesley Smith sounds the alarm about a Canadian board that typifies the push to deny life-saving medical treatment against the will of patients and families on both sides of the border. National Right to...

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