Health care (page 9)

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    Fauci as the ‘Face of America’s Institutional Decay’

    It’s been hard to escape Dr. Anthony Fauci’s face over the past year. Tristan Justice of the Federalist explains why that’s bad news for the high-profile health care bureaucrat. Few events have accelerated Western institutional decay as the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s been Dr. Anthony Fauci’s foot on…
    Mitch Kokai, May 28, 2021
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    Warning for NC: Medicaid Expansion Offers Empty Promises

    Today’s Real Clear Policy included an article warning North Carolina against being seduced by the siren song of empty promises sung by Medicaid expansion supporters: As far back as 2014, Arkansas Senator Bryan King (R) warned other states not to expand after watching his state’s “…
    Brian Balfour, May 27, 2021
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    National Review to Fauci: ‘Welcome to the Party’

    Editors at National Review Online deliver a message to the American health science community’s most famous figure. Dr. Anthony Fauci is going to get a lot of grief about his seeming about-face on whether it is possible that the COVID-19 pandemic can be traced back to an accident…
    Mitch Kokai, May 26, 2021
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    COVID-19 Pandemic Audit Could Help With Future Emergencies

    Michael Brendan Dougherty explains at National Review Online why we need an audit of government responses to COVID-19. Probably before the summer is out, Biden will be under pressure to declare the pandemic over — with some caveat about monitoring variants as we head into winter. The Biden…
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2021
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    Fauci Changes His Mask Story Again

    Isaac Schorr writes for National Review Online about the latest change in Dr. Anthony Fauci’s narrative about wearing masks. Appearing on Good Morning America on Tuesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci admitted that his post-vaccination mask-wearing was meant to serve as a “signal” — rather than a genuine attempt to…
    Mitch Kokai, May 20, 2021
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    State’s CON Law Forces 2 Hospitals Into Ridiculous Fight Over Beds & Operating Rooms

    North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law is an outdated law that dates back to the 1970s. It’s a failed economic policy from the feds that turns economics on its head when it comes to the supply of health and medical care. Locke’s Brian Balfour wrote about CON in North Carolina for…
    Donna Martinez, May 19, 2021
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    Texas Fights Biden over Medicaid

    Caitlin McFall reports for FoxNews.com about the Lone Star State’s dispute with the Biden administration over health care policy. The Biden administration was slapped with a lawsuit on Friday after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton launched a suit countering changes to the state’s federally funded portion of Medicaid…
    Mitch Kokai, May 17, 2021
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    Pushing More Lockdowns Is ‘Anti-Science’

    Eddie Scarry of the Washington Examiner ponders the dubious science behind the push for continued lockdowns. Liberals and Democrats have so fetishized lockdowns and are so busy telling people to stay home that they haven’t bothered to look at the data in months. Lockdowns may have stalled the…
    Mitch Kokai, May 13, 2021