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Transforming America

Approaching the upcoming election, ThreeConservativeBros is highlighting 50 events that have influenced our nation since the 2008 Presidential Election. Today we discuss reasons 16 thru 25. Click here to review Volume I, or here for Volume II… (more…)

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A recent CNN poll showed that 80% of Americans are concerned that the new Health Care Bill will impact the deficit. So, where do we stand today? The House has a public option, while the Senate Bill doesn’t. We’ve seen the Congress claim that cuts to Medicare and CMS will result in enough savings to support the bill and will be budget neutral. Obama has made strong stances on Illegals coverage, coverage for Abortions, and most importantly in my opinion the impact to our deficit. Do you remember, “I will not sign a bill that adds one penny to the deficit”? How easy we forget, YOU LIE!, sorry I couldn’t help myself. I’d like to provide a perspective on the inner workings of Health Care reimbursement, which similar to other industries, drives the market. (more…)

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In God We Trust

In God We Trust

 As my somewhat less Conservative Brother notes in his recent post (Obama Address to Congress, Part Deux), Obama gave another brilliant speech in Wednesday’s address. He did an amazing job at invoking emotions using anecdotal evidence and heart tugging rhetoric, and I believe this speech will give him at least a temporary boost in public approval.  The question is, will the temporary uplift in sentiment towards a health care overhaul be sustained until Senator Max Baucas presents the new bill in late September?  Baucus has said publicly that he intends to push the bill forward with or without bi-partisan backing.  Think the overhaul sounds inevitable?  Think again.  There has been one common denominator amidst pundits on both sides of the spectrum.  How will we pay for the plan?  And, are Obama’s figures for funding the plan even possible.  Lets take them one by one.

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