Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: October 2013

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    93 Million Could Lose Health Insurance Plans

    Posted in Healthcare By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    The hits just keep on coming for the Affordable Care Act. So far the most outrage over the ACA (Obamacare) has centered on people with individual plans. But people will other plans will be hurt too — and that's based on the Obama administration's own official comments. Based on the administration's own estimates in The […]

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    "To the best of your knowledge, has a man ever delivered a baby?"

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    In an exchange yesterday during her testimony on Capital Hill, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius attempted to defend the Unaffordable Care Act's provision of requiring health coverage neither wanted or needed by the individuals purchasing insurance. The questioning came from Renee Ellmers, Congresswoman from NC's 2nd district.See and read about the exchange here. The exchange ends […]

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    Oct
    30

    NC Medicaid Enrollee: My Experience with the 'Dep't of Hell and Inhuman Services'

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged ,

    A handful of left-wing advocates held a press conference earlier this week demanding that Gov. McCrory hold a special legislative session to re-consider North Carolina's decision to refuse Medicaid expansion available under the Unaffordable Care Act. In response to this, Annette Smith – a mother of a special-needs son who has been enrolled in NC Medicaid […]

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    School sends home political fliers

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    Yes, I know Carolina Plott Hound broke this story last night, but it cannot receive too much attention. Yesterday our friend Lady Liberty wrote about her anger  in finding a political flier in her child's homework folder when he returned home from a Wake County school.  The flier was publicizing a "walk in" at the […]

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    Prison Is Not the Place to Treat Mentally Ill

    Posted in Crime, Healthcare, Public Safety By Lee Brett | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

    This week, allegations of abuse emerged from Central Prison. According to the Associated Press: Lawyers for an inmate who suffers from a serious mental illness say he was abused at North Carolina's Central Prison by guards who repeatedly doused him with pepper spray while he was locked in a tiny cell. If true, this is […]

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