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Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Block Medicaid Cuts by Texas

Lawyers for Planned Parenthood filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction late Friday night asking the judge in the litigation over Medicaid cuts to prevent Texas from defunding Medicaid to the abortion provider. Officials in Texas took action after gruesome videos filmed at various Planned Parenthood facilities, including the mega-abortion facility in Houston, Texas were released.

Planned Parenthood ‘Violated Law’, Says Texas

The State of Texas gave Planned Parenthood the boot on Tuesday saying it would no longer allow it to participate in the Medicaid program in the Lone Star State. The agency supervising the program ripped the abortion provider for its stated violations of state and federal law and ethics, including deviating from acceptable medical standards and procedures to procure research samples, and stated “a willingness to charge more than the costs incurred for procuring fetal tissue.”

Texas Aborts Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funding

The State of Texas gave Planned Parenthood final notice on Tuesday that it would no longer allow it to participate in the Medicaid program in the Lone Star State. The letter from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) said it was “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, legal, and ethical manner.”

Texas’ Medically ‘Fragile’ Kids Face Managed Care Crisis

Time may be running out in the fight to protect children in Texas considered medically fragile. Parents of the state’s most critically ill fear legislation that moves forward on November 1 will result in their children losing access to the specialists and medical treatments they need.

Breitbart/Gravis Poll: Only 36 Percent Call ObamaCare a Success

This poll arrives at a bleak hour for ObamaCare, which was described by even former President Bill Clinton as “the craziest thing in the world” because “people who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half.”

Medical Non-Profits Game the ObamaCare System to Squeeze Insurance Providers

The Affordable Care Act dramatically increased the number of people eligible for Medicaid, which is why ObamaCare apologists frequently tried to lump Medicaid recipients in with actual private-sector insurance purchasers during the early days of the program, in a desperate bid to inflate the number of “ObamaCare enrollees.”

Texas Hospice Home Owner Accused of Accelerating Deaths for Profit

“You need to make this patient go bye-bye,” a Texas hospice home owner is accused of texting his employee. The CPA who does not have a medical license, is accused of telling medical personnel to administer up to four times the amount of morphine recommended in order to accelerate client deaths and maximize profits.

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ObamaCare Does Nothing to Reduce Emergency Room Visits

The primary objective of ObamaCare was supposed to be getting everyone into an insurance plan to eliminate “cost-shifting” from emergency room visits… and it hasn’t made a dent. Vast amounts of money were spent for no result at all, on the core appeal that convinced many Americans to give the Affordable Care Act a shot.

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U.S. Taxpayers Give ‘Magnolia Thunderpussy’ a Sex Change

A former she-male hooker, only a year out of jail on a fraud conviction, just received a full “sex change” operation, courtesy of the American taxpayer. His story is loving told over more than four full pages in Sunday’s edition of the New York Times.

Planned Parenthood Suing Texas in Fight for Medicaid Funding

Planned Parenthood is suing the State of Texas in a fight to continue to receive Medicaid dollars. Officials for the state stopped the abortion provider from receiving these funds after numerous undercover videos showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of baby parts and tissue. The state’s halt of dollars includes millions in federal dollars it distributes, as well as hundreds of thousands of state dollars.

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House Votes Again to Defund Planned Parenthood

In what was ultimately a show-vote, the House once again passed a measure that supports the defunding of Planned Parenthood, as the abortion business is under congressional investigation for selling the body parts of aborted babies.

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Attorney to Congress: Planned Parenthood Given ‘Privilege Other Providers Don’t Get’

In testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday, an attorney asserted that the Obama administration’s actions to protect Planned Parenthood has given the nation’s largest abortion provider a special privilege not given to other Medicaid providers, while also “robbing the states of control over their own state Medicaid programs to protect a politically powerful but ethically and legally challenged organization.”

Marco Rubio Proposes Refundable Tax Credits to Replace ObamaCare

What Rubio outlines in his new op-ed is an ObamaCare repeal program quite similar to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s new plan. (Or, since Rubio’s repeating six-month-old talking points, perhaps you could say Walker is following in Rubio’s footsteps. One suspects the gentlemen from Wisconsin and Florida will discuss the matter at their earliest debate opportunity.)