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Poll: Most Say Obamacare Working

Poll: Most Say Obamacare Working

Are you better off now than you were prior to Obamacare? Most Americans say, “Yes!” The CNN poll released Wednesday found that 18 percent of respondents said they or their family had benefited from the health care law, while an additional 35 percent said while they may not be better off, the lives of others [...]

Two Republican Judges Order Obamacare Defunded

Think Progress has the story of today’s decision in the case of Halbig v. Burwell, where two Republican judges will have to live with their decision to deny millions of Americans federal health insurance subsidies. So you can thank Judge Raymond Randolph, a Bush I appointee, and Judge Thomas Griffith, a Bush II appointee for [...]

George W. Bush-Appointed Judge Tosses Sen. Ron Johnson’s Obamacare Lawsuit

A federal judge on Monday dismissed Sen. Ron Johnson’s lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs obtain health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue. In January, the Wisconsin Republican filed the lawsuit after the Office of Personnel Management decided a few months earlier that lawmakers [...]

In These States, Medical Care For Women Is Decided By Politicians, Not Doctors

In a majority of the country it’s politicians, not doctors, who decide medical care. That’s because a wave of anti-choice legislation has completely reoriented the women’s health landscape, ensuring that medical professionals are forced to ignore their best judgment in order to remain compliant with the law, according to a new report from the National [...]

Verdict: Obamacare Has Reduced The Number Of Uninsured

It’s no longer a matter of debate. Obamacare has reduced the number of uninsured Americans. Survey after survey is showing that the number of uninsured people has been going down since the start of enrollment last fall. The numbers don’t all match, and health care experts say they’re not precise enough to give more than [...]

Koch-Funded Group To Take Creepy Anti-Obamacare Carnival On The Road (Video And Images)

Generation Opportunity, the Koch-funded nonprofit group that created the Creepy Uncle Sam anti-Obamacare campaign last fall, is back with an extremely elaborate new anti-Obamacare ad, which they are taking on the road as a circus-type event. You can’t make this stuff up. Ironically, the first image in the ad looks exactly a coal runner, not Obamacare, [...]

Republicans Blocking Medicaid Expansion In Tennessee Destroyed This Couple’s Life

Linda Drain is being torn apart from her husband in a marriage that has lasted 33 years. She and her husband, Larry Drain, separated, so she could keep her health insurance. Linda needs insurance because she suffers from epilepsy. Linda Drain has epilepsy and has suffered so many seizures she has damaged the nerves in her [...]

Your Employer Doesn’t Pay For Your Health Insurance–You Do

Via Being Liberal Now read this:Senate To Vote On Bill To Overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling (Jul 15, 2014) Democratic Bill Would Override Hobby Lobby Decision (Jul 9, 2014) Activist Justices Favor Religion Over Scientific Progress (Jul 7, 2014) Free Birth Control Is The Emerging Standard For Women (Jul 5, 2014) Nobody Brazenly Grabs Power Like [...]

Oregon Republican Monica Wehby’s Tasty Obamacare Word Salad

She’s been exposed for stalking her exes.  She’s tried to prop up her chances of victory with poll numbers from an incompetent GOP firm. And now (via Daily Kos‘s Joan “Blue Girl” McCarter), we learn of Oregon Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby’s recipe for word salad disaster: [C]onservative pundit Ramesh Ponnuru pointed out that Wehby [...]

Sorry, GOP, You’re Wrong, AGAIN

The first arguments against the Affordable Care Act, aka ACA or “Obamacare” were that it would destroy both the economy and the American way of life.  Think Ronald Reagan during the debate about Medicare when he said, “If we pass this we’ll live to tell our grandchildren about a time when America was free.” More [...]

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