Health Care and Medical Insurance

Between 2000 and 2009, the costs of medical insurance premiums increased by an average of 8 percent. President Obama sold his health care law as necessary to stop this trend and bring premium costs down.

Unfortunately, Americans are learning that medical insurance costs are rising even faster today, and will continue on this upward trajectory if ObamaCare is implemented.

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Lost American Dream

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office expects the federal government to spend $1.2 trillion more than it takes in as revenue this year (fiscal year 2012). That means that another $1.2 trillion will be added to the national debt.

What does a “trillion” dollar deficit mean? Consider it this way: About 313 million people live in the United States. If this year’s bill for the federal government’s overspending was divided equally among every person living in the United States, we would each owe more than $3,800. That’s just for 2012.

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Our families feel blessed that we live here in America. We’ve always seen this as the Land of Opportunity – a place where hard work is rewarded, where there are no limits on what you accomplish, where you can see to it that your children enjoy an even better life than you did.

It’s no secret that we’ve been going through times. We’ve got way too many people who’ve been out of work for way too long.

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Gas Prices

We don’t know about you, but when we fill up our gas tanks these days, we get sticker shock.

The week Barack Obama was sworn in as President, gas was selling in the United States for less than two dollars a gallon. Last week it was selling for almost FOUR dollars a gallon, more than TWICE as much.

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