Posts Tagged ‘medicare’

Under Obamacare Medicare Will Now Cover Sex Change Operations, Whats The Point?

April 2, 2013

For the first time since 1981, when it dubbed sex-change operations “experimental,” Medicare has opened the door to covering transexual operations, adding to the growing list of operations that would be allowed under Obamacare.

Acting on a new request, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it is starting a new analysis that could lift the spending ban for sex-change operations with a goal of making a decision two days after Christmas and on the eve of Obamacare kicking in Jan. 1.

Medicare will now cover sex change operations for the elderly.. Whats the point?..


One Shining Moron

March 22, 2010

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi emerged from the last Democratic caucus meeting late yesterday wielding a sledgehammer-sized gavel. She used last night  when the House passed another  health care entitlement program.

“It was used in the enactment of the Medicare law,” Pelosi told reporters, “I will use it this evening when we cast a very successful for this important legislation.”

The gavel was lent to her by Rep. John Dingell (D), who used the same gavel when the House voted on Medicare in 1965.

The fact that Medicare is billions in debt, with possible insolvency in 5 years, and doctors dropping Medicare patients more and more, I am not sure I would be using that gavel as a symbol for  one shining moment…