People With Obamacare Will Still Go Broke

By: Thursday December 5, 2013 10:54 am

President Obama promise “if you like your insurance you can keep it” has generated a lot of attention lately, but long-term the failure of an even more oft-repeated promise will be more important. Obama has frequently implied using the Affordable Care Act will stop people from going broke if they get sick, even though this [...]

Reluctant Acceptance, Not Popularity, May Be Obamacare’s Best Hope

By: Thursday December 5, 2013 7:21 am

Now that the federal exchange is functioning less terribly it seems supporters of the Affordable Care Act are again trying to convince themselves popularity is just around the corner. While I could be wrong I simply can’t see the law every becoming truly popular. The simple fact is the law was unpopular while it was [...]

2014: The Obamacare Beta Test

By: Monday December 2, 2013 7:47 am

While improvements have been made to the Healthcare.gov website, next year we are not going to get the Affordable Care Act. The program currently being implemented for 2014 is really not the law that was signed three years ago. Instead, in 2014 we are only getting the Obamacare beta test. In a desperate attempt to [...]

Few Think Affordable Care Act Has Improved Their Lives

By: Wednesday November 27, 2013 1:27 pm

Over a month into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act there seems to be no increase in the number of people who feel they have been helped by the law. In fact there has been a modest increase in the number who think they have been hurt by the law. From Gallup: This is [...]

CBS News Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Apparently Just Discovered Three Year Old CBO Report

By: Tuesday November 26, 2013 10:34 am

Maybe if the media had done a better job pointing out Obama’s “if you like it you can keep it” promise was lie at the time, he wouldn’t have used it so often to stifle legitimate criticism and we might have ended up with a better bill.

Next Open Enrollment Period Moved to After the Mid-Term Election

By: Friday November 22, 2013 12:14 pm

Originally the open enrollment period for 2015 was supposed to start Oct 15th of 2014 and end December 7th. The Obama administration today announced they pushed back the start to November 15th and end January 15th (2016).  This move just happens to put the date past the mid-term elections. This means many people will not [...]

Support for the ACA Takes a Big Drop

By: Friday November 22, 2013 9:06 am

Technical problems continue to hurt popular support for the Affordable Care Act which is now at the lowest level in the history of the Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll. Only 33 percent have a favorable opinion of the law while 49 percent have an unfavorable opinion. While opinions about the law have remained relatively steady [...]

House Passes Republican “Keep Your Health Plan Act”

By: Friday November 15, 2013 11:13 am

As expected, the House easily approved the Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013. The measured passed with the support of almost all House Republicans and 39 House Democrats. Now that the bill is out of the House it is destined to die. Senate Democrats are not going to take up this bill and President [...]

Obama Basically Admits He Never Really Understood His Own Health Care Law

By: Friday November 15, 2013 3:11 am

President Obama delivered a very apologetic presser today on the problems with the Affordable Care Act, but the most remarkable moment was when Obama basically admitted he never really understood how his signature law would actually work. He claims to have only realized in the past few weeks that buying insurance on an exchange is [...]

BREAKING: Few People Used an Almost Unusable Website

By: Thursday November 14, 2013 4:48 am

The Obama administration has finally released enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act and they are not good. According to the administration just over 100,000 people across the country have selected an exchange plan, although many have not actually made a final purchase by paying for the first month. About 3/4 of those come from [...]

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