Archive for January, 2012

Guest column: Medicaid Is Mismanaged Tax Dollars

26 Jan

Alieta Eck, MD, President, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. James Madison.

When government controls health care, bureaucrats war against bureaucrats, medical care becomes a commodity, and the taxpayers pay dearly.

The federal government audited  NJ Medicaid and determined that the state owes the federal government $145 million due to “mismanagement.” It claims that the state “improperly oversaw  Medicaid patient-care services,” the part of Medicaid services involved in the “cleaning, grooming, bathing and shopping for patients” over three years beginning in 2004.

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Posted in Federal Government, New Jersey, Spending, Taxes


Ron Paul’s message is resonating

22 Jan

Despite finishing fourth in the South Carolina primary, Ron Paul was upbeat during his speech Saturday night, giving one of his finest presentations as a presidential candidate. Ron hit all the high notes about his campaign and reminded his supporters that the cause of liberty will not be won overnight; it is a multifaceted process.  Educating people about crony capitalism, the FED, the federal budget and entitlements, civil liberties, and our interventionist foreign policy so they will vote for the liberty presidential candidate may take more time than just this presidential campaign.

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Posted in Civil liberties, Federal Government, Federal Reserve, Presidential campaign, The Warfare State, Warfare state


Moral Decay: Unchristian Christians and anti-Judaism Jews

21 Jan

The GOP presidential primary has revealed two inconvenient truths, namely, there are Christians who oppose the Golden Rule, ignore other fundamental principles of their faith and claim to be steadfast for “family values” as they support Newt Gingrich, and there are Jews who claim to be “conservatives,” i.e., advocates of limited government but support unequivocally big government overseas, while embracing most big government policies at home as well.

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