Tag Archives: Obamacare

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

Harry Reid’s new mission: Blocking ‘crazy stuff’


by Manu Raju,  Politico

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has had one of the hardest jobs in Washington for the past six years as he battled Republicans, struggled to keep his party in power and worked to advance President Barack Obama’s agenda. Continue reading

The Affordable Care Act’s Embarrassing Moment of Tooth


Russell Berman,  The Atlantic

It turns out the Affordable Care Act didn’t meet its first-year goal of enrolling 7 million Americans in private insurance plans after all. Continue reading

Obamacare’s Throne of Lies


THE SCRAPBOOK,  The Weekly Standard

The late William F. Buckley famously observed that he “would sooner be governed by the first two thousand names in the Boston telephone directory than by the two thousand members of the faculty of Harvard.” Continue reading

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 Coming Détente with Iran


Matthew Continetti,  The Washington Free Beacon

Deputy National Security Adviser and MFA in creative writing Ben Rhodes likened an Iranian nuclear deal to Obamacare in a talk to progressive activists last January, according to audio obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Continue reading

ObamaCare, that most callous of ‘reforms’


by John Hayward,  RedState

The next wave of ObamaCare insurance cancellations is under way, flying largely under the national media radar… until Wal-Mart announced it would be dropping coverage for all its part-time employees.  The Associated Press reports:  Continue reading

How health insurance companies still cheat customers under Obamacare


by Dr Mark Thoma, MD,  Americablog

One of the things that the Affordable Care Act (aka ACA, aka Obamacare) was meant to do was make sure that people with pre-existing medical problems could get health insurance.

And that their insurance was affordable. Continue reading

SEEING RED AND BLUE: CRITICS ATTACK JUDGES IN THE DC AND 4TH CIRCUITS OVER HEALTH CARE RULINGS


by Jonathon Turley

Below is my column this morning in USA Today on the rivaling health care rulings in Washington, D.C. and Virginia. I have been struck on this and other blogs with how quickly people criticize the opinions by attacking the motives and backgrounds of the respective judges. It is a signature of our times that we no longer debate the issue and try instead to discredit those with whom we disagree. We have learned to hate like the Queen Mother counseled in Shakespeare’s Richard III: to “Think that thy babes were sweeter than they were; And he that slew them fouler than he is.” The fact is that the ACA was a deeply flawed piece of legislation that was passed with insufficient review and editing. It was pushed through on a muscle vote when it was in subpar condition. There have been hundreds of serious drafting errors found in the law. Courts have been struggling with those errors as has the White House. Continue reading