Statements about Health Care
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."
40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
"Neville Chamberlain told the British people: ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them.’"
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Obamacare-caused paperwork will annually absorb 190 million hours or more--and Mount Rushmore could be built 1,547 times over "with the paperwork."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare."
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
"Abortion is the second-most conducted surgical procedure in this country."
Says a "rape kit" can be used to "clean out" women, "basically like" dilation and curettage.
Says it's "estimated that 300 babies a year are sent home from the hospital with an unrecognized congenital heart defect; it is the most common birth defect in America."
Says uncompensated health care costs absorbed by Texas hospitals are adding $1,800 a year to Texas private insurance rates.
Says rejecting federal aid to expand Medicaid in Texas will "send $9 billion in federal taxes paid by Texans to other states to insure their working poor."
Says Obama called Medicaid "broken" four years ago.
"Only three in 10 Texas doctors are currently accepting new Medicaid patients."
Says the Democrats told the Catholic Church that they’ll use federal powers to shut down church charities and hospitals if the church doesn’t change its beliefs.
Says Houston is "home to more doctors, more nurses, more researchers than any other place in the world."
Says Texas has the most uninsured people of any state -- 6 million.
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