Tax among reasons for cuts
Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S.
Per Congress’ number-crunchers
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
State estimates 1.4 million
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
Diagnosing tip-top schools
The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."
Some qualify for coverage without expansion
40,000 veterans in Texas won’t get health care because Perry rejected Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.
Didn't urge countrymen to uncle, didn't say military couldn't withstand
"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.’"
Ups and downs
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Counts thousands of unexplained hours
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."
IRS workers object to bill, not "Obamacare"
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."
Or just go down the street
Says if Texas abortion measure passes, "someone living in El Paso would have to drive 550 miles each way to San Antonio for something as simple as cervical cancer screening."
"Abortion is the second-most conducted surgical procedure in this country."
Basically not at all
Says a "rape kit" can be used to "clean out" women, "basically like" dilation and curettage.
Rough estimate linked to NJ study
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."
Four-year-old number, conflicting studies
Says uncompensated health care costs absorbed by Texas hospitals are adding $1,800 a year to Texas private insurance rates.
No Texas windfall for other states
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."
Remark not limited to Medicaid
Says Obama called Medicaid "broken" four years ago.
Closer to 6 in 10
"Only three in 10 Texas doctors are currently accepting new Medicaid patients."
Hard to believe ’cause never happened
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.
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