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April 28, 2011 5:31 pm ET filed under Fact Check

McCaughey Uses The GOP Budget To Attack The Health Care Law

As the health care law's number one enemy, Betsy McCaughey is up to her usual attacks on the Affordable Care Act, this time in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. While she avoids endorsing the GOP budget, she uses her special brand of convoluted logic to proclaim that since the health care law already destroyed Medicare, people should therefore support the GOP budget because it saves Medicare for future retirees. She falsely claims private insurance will lower long term health care costs better than Medicare. And she distorts the role of the Independent Payment Advisory Board in the health care law, calling it a "rationing panel." Overall it's a tired attack on the Affordable Care Act and weak defense of the Republican budget.

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March 22, 2011 8:51 am ET filed under Blog

Republicans Attempt To Scare Seniors With Health Care Lies

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December 16, 2009 5:28 pm ET filed under Blog

Betsy McCaughey Thinks Her Opinion Outweighs CNN,, And (Of Course) Media Matters

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December 16, 2009 3:27 pm ET filed under Fact Check

House GOP Women Ignore Reality, Say Obama Presidency Will Negatively Affect Women

On December 16, 2009, House Republican women held a discussion panel to reveal how they think the Obama administration will negatively affect America's women.  Apparently, these women are against equal pay and health care for children.

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October 06, 2009 1:08 pm ET filed under Blog

These Two Are Sick Of McCaughey's Lies

Rep. Anthony Weiner and Dylan Ratigan have had about enough of the lies coming out of Betsy McCaughey's mouth.

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September 09, 2009 4:24 pm ET filed under Blog

Betsy McCaughey Remarks That People Don't Know What Is In Health Care Bill...Then Misquotes The Legislation

In her September 9, 2009 health care reform piece in the New York Post, Betsy McCaughey makes the comment that not very many people know what the legislation actually says.  But McCaughey includes herself in that group by misquoting the bill and then deciding the legislative process is not democratic.

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August 27, 2009 6:40 pm ET filed under Blog

McCaughey vs. Reality: Battle Emanuel

As though her recent opinions hadn't been thoroughly repudiated, serial liar Betsy McCaughey is back with yet another assault.  This time, she's regurgitating an old attack on Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and spouting misinformation about his work.

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August 24, 2009 3:46 pm ET filed under Blog

Steele Attempts To Rewrite History, Says "The People Of This Country" Started Death Panel Rumor

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August 21, 2009 4:51 pm ET filed under Blog

Betsy McCaughey, Paid Shill

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June 29, 2009 2:04 pm ET filed under Blog

Health Care's #1 Enemy

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June 10, 2009 4:57 pm ET filed under Blog

Who's Who In The Health Care Debate

As the fight over health care reform heats up, the same talking heads will be out promoting the same set of Republican talking points.  Here you will find a brief introduction to a few of these personalities along with useful links to assist in your future endeavors.

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