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Middlemen Are Not Passing On All Drug Discounts Intended for Patients


Over 400,000 Americans with cancer suffer from a second disease -- "financial toxicity." The symptoms include missed mortgage and rent payments, raided retirement accounts, and decisions about whether to take medicines as prescribed or ration them to save money. Such choices can be deadly.

Problems with a Carbon Tax


There is no viable alternative to carbon-based fuels. The goal of a carbon tax is to force people to embrace substitutes, but fossil fuels are one of the most inelastic products. There just aren't any viable and scalable alternatives.

Innovative thinking is the key to resolving the Obamacare replacement dilemma


Support may be growing for the notion that the expansion of Health Savings Accounts can provide a "creative solution" to the Congressional dilemma on how to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

President Trump said, "They Are Losers"


President Trump has renamed terrorists from monsters to losers. I agree. People such as 22 year old Salmon Abedi who contrive to inflict such a heinous act as the carnage he recently inflicted in Manchester, England, is the worst of pathetic world losers.

Trump's Budget Doesn't Make Sense


The following op-ed by Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, was published in the New York Times today.

We won't rest until the American Health Care Act is law


Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, warns that "liberals in Congress will continue to sabotage efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare. They see President Obama's so-called Affordable Care Act as a first step toward a single-payer system which is, itself, a first step toward the creation of a socialist state here in the U.S."

Time to Fire the VA Health System


Rewarding failure appears to be something of a tradition at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Top Border Cop: The Sanders Drug-Importation Bill Keeps Me Awake At Night


A 24-year-old woman recently crossed the Mexican border in Nogales, Arizona on foot, pushing an inconspicuous stroller. In addition to her two young children, it carried five pounds of fentanyl, a deadly opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. Law enforcement intercepted the drug shipment this time. But many other packages get through, with fatal consequences.

Problems with a Carbon Tax


While President Donald Trump wants to cut taxes, there are others who hope to raise them -- by taxing carbon.

Fake News Mustn't Drive the Healthcare Debate


There's a dangerous disease spreading amongst political and media elites -- "soundbite-itis." It causes policymakers to advocate ill-informed policies that hurt the very people they want to help.

Hooray For Less Taxes! We Hope


Americans pay too much in taxes. President Trump's idea to eliminate four of the seven tax brackets is an excellent idea.

Voters say they made the right decision in electing Donald Trump


"Forget the pundits who belittle the resolve of the Trump Administration to live up to the promises made to voters. The fact is that Mr. Trump has a well-documented to-do list and he's lost no time in checking off the tasks he's completed in the less than three months he's been in office,"

Encumbrances - State Churches, O'Reilly and Kim Jong Un


An encumbrance will often weigh us down or prevent us from going forward.

Trump Undoes Regulatory Overreach


President Trump is slowly but surely dismantling the "mare's nest" of regulations imposed by the Obama administration, says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

The Winter Of Discontent


As the winter of discontent surges to every corner of the globe there are painful reminders of who many voted for last fall. The hindsight of which too many failed to heed the warnings of Senator Sanders has surfaced through the national consciousness.

Bill O'Reilly's Alleged Escapades, Hmmm


Bill O'Reilly most likely can afford to retire and he probably should be thinking about it before he spends all of his life savings on settling sexual harassment lawsuits. At least $13 million have been paid so far that we know about.

Oil and Gas Power Americans' Lives


Quick: What do makeup, prosthetics, and heart valves have in common?

Fuel the American Economy with Offshore Energy


Some parting gift: On his way out the White House door, President Barack Obama banned seismic surveying in the Atlantic Ocean from New England south to Virginia.

Cut Low-Skilled Immigration to RAISE American Wages


The Senate could soon vote to give millions of Americans their biggest pay-raise in decades.

Sanctuary cities do not have a mandate to protect criminal illegals


The last time I looked, aiding and abetting a criminal in the commission of a crime is, itself, a crime and the perpetrator is usually charged, arrested and held.

Environmentalists Should Get Behind Cleaner Fossil Fuels


Not all fossil fuels are created equally -- at least with respect to their carbon footprint.

Fuel the American Economy with Offshore Energy


Some parting gift: On his way out the White House door, President Barack Obama banned seismic surveying in the Atlantic Ocean from New England south to Virginia.

America's Nightmare - Congress


I dreamed I had come up with a solution to America's greatest problem, eliminate Congress. Unfortunately when I awakened I was in greater distress because the television was on and Congress was in session haggling.

Armstrong Williams: Giving Back to the Industry He Loves


There's something to be said for the media gurus who immerse themselves in the whole industry.