Post Tagged with: "Medicaid"

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Think Medicaid Works Well?

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Think Medicaid Works Well?

In 2009, the leader of a think tank in Washington, D.C. asked me to edit a research project which the think tank had sponsored on problems with Medicaid. I was flattered and honored that a think tank based in D.C. noticed my articles on Medicare problems and thought enough of my writing to ask for my help. In that project, I learned much about the problems with Medicaid. Some of them are similar to the problems in Medicare.

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Second Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeteing

Second Rapid City Legislative Crackerbarrel Meeteing

Today’s second Rapid City legislative crackerbarrel meeting covered topics such as education funding, teacher pay, video lottery revenue, crime and punishment, transgender issues, and more.

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Gov. Daugaard Calls for More Free Stuff YOU Pay For

Gov. Daugaard Calls for More Free Stuff YOU Pay For

South Dakota RINO Governor Dennis Daugaard gave his annual State of the State address today, calling for more “free stuff” that other people will have to pay for.

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SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Medicare Needs a P.R.O.

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Medicare Needs a P.R.O.

Many people believe that government can solve all our problems. I challenge that idea. In my experience, the people in government who write regulations and proposed laws are unable to think of every situation. That causes problems for us “common folk”.

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South Dakota Legislative Billwatch, Feb. 20, 2015

South Dakota Legislative Billwatch, Feb. 20, 2015

It’s going to be a very busy day in Pierre, today. Ctizien, guard your freedom–and your wallet–very closely! The legislature will be looking at a bill to protect religious freedom from homosexual activists (two such bills died in our “Republican” supermajority legislature last year), as well as Medicaid expansion, promoting no-fault divorce, “empty shell” bills, and much more.

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Republican Hypocrisy Alert: Ohio

Republican Hypocrisy Alert: Ohio

Jason Hart at RedState points us to more “Republican” hypocrisy, this time as Ohio Governor John Kasich (a man I once admired) tries to tell us that the ObamaCare (an unconstitutional government health care program) expansion of the unconstitutional government health care program known as Medicaid is somehow “conservative.”

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The ObamaCare Mandate Silver Lining

The ObamaCare Mandate Silver Lining

Turns out Republican governors and legislatures that blocked Medicaid expansion in their states may have done both their constituents and taxpayers a big favor. One of the so-called hardship exemptions under Obamacare is “You were determined ineligible for Medicaid because your state didn’t expand eligibility for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act,” according to the new Healthcare Marketplace form.

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard

Republican Governor Tries to Hide Funding for Illegal Aliens

Earlier last month, the South Dakota House voted to extend taxpayer funded government health care benefits to pregnant illegal aliens. Last year, the legislature tried to do the same thing,but it got tangled up in a conference committee. The Democrat sponsor of the bill, Rep. Bernie Hunhoff, and Gov. Dennis Daugaard agreed to fund it through Medicaid appropriations. Looks like the governor is ready to pull the same fast one again.

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South Dakota Senate Cmte Supports Health Care for Pregnant Illegal Aliens

South Dakota Senate Cmte Supports Health Care for Pregnant Illegal Aliens

A few weeks ago, the South Dakota House voted to support taxpayer funded government health care for pregnant illegal aliens, and today the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee supported it. The bill was heard in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee today and passed by a 4-3 vote in a Republican majority.

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South Dakota House Once Again Votes for Lawlessness

South Dakota House Once Again Votes for Lawlessness

The South Dakota House of Representatives once again voted in favor of lawlessness today. HB 1158 to extend taxpayer-funded government health care benefits to pregnant illegal aliens passed a House committee recently and today passed the South Dakota House in a 46-22 vote of the “Republican” supermajority body.

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