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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Monday, October 08, 2007

SCHIP-pery Slope
By Rich Galen

The House and Senate sent a hugely expanded version of the SCHIP program to the President and the President, as promised, vetoed the bill. The idea behind this program is a worthy one: To provide health insurance to children whose families are too poor to afford the premiums on their own, but make too much to qualify for coverage under Medicaid. But the Democrats' re-do has upped the income level for a child to qualify -- an stretching the definition of "poverty" to the breaking point. Not only that, but the Democrats' bill redefines a "child" as someone up to age 25, stretching the definition of "child" as well...


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