Statements about Health Care
Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "supports a plan that would end Medicare as we know it."
North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis would let insurance companies "deny coverage for pre-existing conditions."
Says Rep. Renee Ellmers voted for the government shutdown 21 times.
"According to (Barack) Obama’s newest unconstitutionally enacted law, health care professionals are now required to violate HIPAA privacy laws and submit medical data to the government," which is "then used as justification for gun confiscation."
Says President Barack Obama’s health care law is "expected to destroy 2.3 million jobs."
Cuba has "a lower child mortality rate than ours. Their life expectancy is now greater than ours."
"Over half of the young people" in medical, dental and law schools are women.
In the past three years, state legislatures have "enacted more of these restrictions (on abortion) than in the previous 10 years combined."
"Forty years ago, hardly anybody in the country had health insurance."
"Under Obamacare, when you turn Medicaid over to the states ... the money will be available up front for the expansion for a few years. Then, the money will go away."
The Obama administration offered "no magic number" of people that needed to sign up for health care on the marketplaces.
"Obamacare Medical Codes Confirm: Execution by Beheading To Be Implemented in America."
"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."
Says Marco Rubio endorsed Obamacare for his own family.
"Obamacare could force thousands of volunteer fire stations to cut service or close entirely!"
"FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."
"We, the bishops of the United States -- can you believe it -- in 1919 came out for more affordable, more comprehensive, more universal health care."
"Republicans have proposed dozens of (health care) solutions designed to help control costs and improve quality."
"500,000 people have signed up for #Obamacare."
Says Mark Pryor "cut Medicare to pay for Obamacare."
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