Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Insurers backed Obamacare, then undermined it. Now they’re profiting from it

by Wendell Potter,  The Center for Public Integrity

Anyone who still thinks the Affordable Care Act was a “government takeover of health care” should consider this headline from the news pages of last Thursday’s Investor’s Business Daily:

UnitedHealth Profit Soars On Obamacare, Optum—April 16, 2015 Continue reading

A Litmus Test for ObamaCare and the Rule of Law

by Ilya Shapiro and Josh Blackmman,  Cato Institute

This spring will mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, the landmark agreement by King John of England at Runnymede ceding certain rights to rebel barons. Liberty will have another chance to shine on Wednesday when the Supreme Court hears a case with momentous implications about another sort of executive power. Continue reading

Obamacare’s Annus Horribilis

Michelle Malkin,  Townhall

There’s no candy coating the truth: Obamacare has had a very terrible, horrible, crappy, none-too-happy year. Continue reading

Obama’s spiteful legacy

,  The Washington Post

Post-election analysis falls somewhere between amusing and clueless. Continue reading

Liberals Try to Cover Up for Obamacare Architect [VIDEO]

Rush Limbaugh


RUSH: This is incredible.  The liberals at the University of Pennsylvania tried to take down the video of Jonathan Gruber saying they had to dumb down the presentation of Obamacare because of the stupidity of the American voter.  They thought they could take the video down and make the issue go away.

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Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Explain Why “Lack of Transparency” Was Key to Passing the Health Care Law [VIDEO]

Peter Suderman,  reason.com

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Jonathan Gruber was, by most accounts, one of the key figures in constructing the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Continue reading

Four Little Words That Could Kill Obamacare

Brianna Ehley,  The Fiscal Times

Right now, the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear a case that could have devastating implications for Obamacare and hundreds of thousands of people currently receiving health insurance through its exchanges. Continue reading

The ‘Coincidence’ of CVS and Tobacco

by Diana Furchtgott-Roth,  Real Clear Markets

Back in February, when CVS announced that it would stop selling tobacco products, I wrote that CVS was looking for something in return: more access to the lucrative Affordable Care Act health care market.  Continue reading

The Other Stealthy ObamaCare Menace

Lanhee J. Chen And James C. Capretta,  The Wall Street Journal

The Affordable Care Act’s Independent Payment Advisory Board has been so heavily criticized for being an unaccountable body with the power to effectively ration Medicare services that many congressional Democrats no longer support it. IPAB’s bureaucratic cousin—the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation—deserves the same treatment.  Continue reading



Michael D. Tanner,  CATO INSTITUTE

The Obama administration is now entering its second week of celebration over the 7.1 million Americans who signed up for insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges.

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