Health Care

Parsons’ Opinion on Obamacare Exchanges

Last week, Mary Fallin attempted to answer the critics to her using the $54 million Healthcare Grant to implement healthcare exchanges. These are my response to the same questions…. What is a health insurance exchange? Not mentioned nearly enough in The Patient Protection and Affordable care Act (PPACA) debate have been these insurance exchanges.

The measures included a state party rule change to be proposed at next month’s state convention requiring censure hearings for Republican officeholders who do not adhere to “core principles” that include the unconstitutionality of all gun regulations and the belief that life is the result of “an act between a man and a woman,” and begins at the moment of fertilization.

The proposed rule also would require elected Republicans to work for “drastic” reductions in taxes and mandatory fees.

“This could be big,” said delegate Molly McKay, who later in the convention was elected county vice chairman without opposition. “This could be the biggest thing since we repealed slavery.”

Tulsa World: GOP rips Fallin over health-care bill

Source article Tulsa World March 24, 2011 (to read complete article and comments) OKLAHOMA By WAYNE GREENE World Senior Writer Published: 3/24/2011  2:28 AM Last Modified: 3/24/2011  8:01 AM Gov. Mary Fallin: “Without an Oklahoma exchange, the state is virtually guaranteed to be subject to a federally run, Washington D.C. substitute.” Gov. Mary Fallin is being criticized […]

Nullification: Are States Sitting Ducks or Willing Accomplices?

This is Part 5 in an ongoing series about the concept of nullification by states; the idea that individual states can declare a federal law or regulation unconstitutional, and therefore, refuse to implement it. See FOOTNOTE section for links to Parts 1 – 4 and additional supporting information.1 (See the far right sidebar for making […]

Nullification NOT the Answer for Health Care (or anything else)

This is the first installment in a series about nullification. On March 21, 2010 – I stood on an improvised stage (the back of a pickup truck) located between the State Capitol and the Governor’s mansion at GiN’s flash rally “Kill or Nullify the Bill!”. Throughout the preceding two week period, it had become clear […]