In this great land of ours, we gather with family and friends, as we remember those who gave themselves in the defense of this nation. We celebrate their dedication to the preservation of freedom and their sacrifice for the protection of the constitution and the nation that they represent. When we enjoy ourselves on Memorial […]
Despite President Obama’s assurances that his massive overhaul of the health care system would control health care costs and allow Americans to keep their current coverage, the outlook indicates otherwise. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) recently released its annual report on medical cost trends for 2012, and it is revealing.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday regarding the lack of a budget proposal by Senate Democrats: “Sometime before the end of this week, Democrats in the Senate will have wrapped up their efforts for the current work period and flown home for the Memorial […]
In 1949, the Department of Defense united the Armed Services. A day of appreciation for the Armed Forces was also created. It is celebrated on the third Saturday of May. Today, May 21, 2011, is Armed Forces Day. We would like to thank our military. This encompasses the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast […]
The just released 2011 Medicare trustees report does not contain any big surprises. Much of what the trustees say in this report they have said before: Medicare poses enormous challenges for patients and taxpayers alike, and its financial condition continues a downward slide. Some key findings: Medicare’s unfunded obligations increased by $2 trillion. A key […]
How to Balance the Budget and Create Long-Term Growth My plan to solve our debt crisis. As I traveled across Pennsylvania last year, I promised Pennsylvanians that I would dedicate myself to two key priorities in the United States Senate: restoring economic growth and private-sector job creation, and putting our federal government on a sustainable […]