HHS might also be biased? No freaking way.

    Earlier tonight, I was watching a WWE pay-per-view when I glanced at Twitter and saw David Limbaugh post a link and ask if anyone knew about this story: Multiple federal investigations are probing the $2 billion Obamacare co-op loan program at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Washington Examiner has learned. [Skip] Investigators are focusing on the co-op program’s lack of transparency, high likelihood | Read More »

    NFL Adds Federal Team to Ensure Competition

    NEW YORK (OP) — In a surprising move sure to rock professional sports, The National Football League announced today the creation of a 31st team.  Tentatively dubbed “The Federal Co-ops,” the new team is slated to begin play in four years, or for the 2013 season. Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner, said, “President Obama and the Democratic leadership have been in secret negotiations for the past | Read More »

    Co-Ops are the Public Option By Another Name

    You are going to hear a lot of talk in the coming weeks about co-ops. The Obama administration is signaling that the “public option” may not be needed in the healthcare plan.They are retreating to “co-ops”. Friends, a cooperative healthcare device is the public option just with a better poll tested name.Francis noted this morning that “co-ops … will be functionally indistinguishable from a public | Read More »

    Some Thoughts on Co-Ops That MIGHT Work

    A couple of my friends across the political spectrum sent me these interesting articles on the Co-op idea proposed in the Senate: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… http://www.heritage.org/… In my opinion, Co-ops are the best approach to: covering the uninsured, especially those with pre-existing conditions; and replacing both employment-based and government-provided health care for many people. The heart of this concept is that providing health benefits is not a | Read More »