Tag Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Independence, Progressive Style

Economic Policy: We sing of America as the land of the free, but it’s no longer the home of a free economy. We now rank 17th in economic freedom — a shameful situation. The U.S. should have the freest economy … Continue reading

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The Whole Hog

Richard Trumpka, of the AFL-CIO, Mr. Bully Union Thug: During a recent interview, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said employers are “restructuring their workforce to give workers 29 and a half hours so they don’t have to provide them healthcare.” RICHARD … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Not Do for You?

“If you’re one of the more than 250 million Americans who already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. This law will only make it more secure and more affordable.” — President Barack Obama, June 28, 2009 “If … Continue reading

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An Act of Cowardice

It must be election season again. :) “Democrats no longer face the immediate specter of running against the fallout from a heavy regulatory imposition on employers across the land,” Holtz-Eakin wrote. “Explaining away the mandate was going to be a big … Continue reading

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More Skunk Spray

As Democrats grow increasingly worried that ObamaCare will explode on the launch pad just as midterm elections get going, the Obama administration seeks to pin blame on Republicans. Good luck with that. Well, let’s think about that for a moment. … Continue reading

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A Bitter Pill

1. Biden repeated the false talking points — as did moderator Martha Raddatz (!) — about the Romney Medicare plan exposing seniors to higher costs. In fact, the Romney plan is explicitly designed to ensure that seniors are not exposed … Continue reading

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Helping the Poor

Obama administration officials have insisted that their decision to grant states waivers to redefine work requirements for welfare recipients would not “gut” the landmark 1996 welfare reform law. But a new report from the Congressional Research Service obtained by the … Continue reading

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The Choice

  Obama 2009: “I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

BIG BROTHER!!!! Chief Justice John Roberts announced the court’s judgment that allows the law to go forward with its aim of covering more than 30 million uninsured Americans. Roberts provided the swing vote to uphold the president’s health care law … Continue reading

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The Coming of ObamaCare Ethics

Just when you thought Obamacare and  Contraceptives were fun… All student health care plans covering female college students in the United States must include coverage for free voluntary sterilization surgery, the Department of Health and Human Services announced late Friday … Continue reading

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A Year In Review

Here’s a look at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s year in review. – Jan. 14: Kansas announces its intention to become the 26th state to file suit against the federal government to stop implementation of the health care … Continue reading

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Reason

When people make statements that are completely at variance with reality and they continue to repeat them and you know they are not crazy, it’s only natural to wonder, what’s going on? I’ve concluded that for some people on the … Continue reading

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Surprise!

No Media Bias here! :) “Look, he is accusing the tea party because it threatened default, for causing this,” Krauthammer said. “He himself said openly he would veto any debt ceiling extension that wasn’t long enough to get him into … Continue reading

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Obsession

Lost Balloonist A woman in a hot air balloon realized she was lost. She lowered her altitude and spotted a man in a boat below. She shouted to him, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a friend I … Continue reading

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Skin in the Game

Today, a record number of Americans—52 million, or 36 percent of all filers—have no direct connection with the basic cost of government because they pay no income taxes. If we add this group to the people who have some income … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday ObamaCare

Happy Birthday, ObamaCare. Six months old today and raising the cost of medical care, restricting patient options and causing employers to drop workers three years before even being fully implemented. Continue reading

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The Next Big Stick

To allow the government to make a determination of what could or might happen is to create a whole new arena for political corruption. Continue reading

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