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GOP To Obama: We’re Not Moving On From Health Care War

GOP To Obama: We’re Not Moving On From Health Care War

President Obama says it’s time to move on, but Republicans say they’re not moving. “The president says that Republicans have not accepted Obamacare as settled law. He is right. Republicans cannot and will not accept this law,” said House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in a statement. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) office added, […]

April 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Gallup shows the numbers. Gallup now estimates that about 9-10 million people have gained insurance since Obamacare rolled out last year. If you assume that perhaps a million people lost insurance, that’s a net increase of 8-9 million. Of this, about half gained insurance through the exchanges. The rest gained it through Medicaid and increased […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

CBO Lowers Obamacare Costs Projection By $104 Billion

You won’t hear this from Obamacare-haters. Specifically, the report stated that the ACA’s coverage provisions will likely cost $5 billion less than the $41 billion the agencies had previously projected (“Wonkblog,” Washington Post, 4/14). Further, the report said the government will spend about $3 billion less in 2014 and $164 billion less over the next […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Poll: Americans Increasingly Favor Democrats On Healthcare

Reuters/Ipsos shows that Americans believe Democrats have the better plan on health care. Of course they’re the only party with a plan on health care. Nearly one-third of respondents in the online survey released on Tuesday said they prefer Democrats’ plan, policy or approach to healthcare, compared to just 18 percent for Republicans. This marks […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Sebelius For Senate?

Sebelius For Senate?

There is a push in that direction. In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of “gross incompetence” over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services. Now she is […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Majority Of Americans: Keep Obamacare

A Kaiser poll shows that 59% of Americans want to either keep Obamacare as is, or keep it and refine it. …more of the public would like to see Congress keep the law in place and work to improve it (49 percent) or keep it as is (10 percent) rather than repeal it and replace […]

March 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Ye Auld New America: Didn’t We Go Down This Road Before?

Working for someone else, fingers to the bone with no expectation of decent wages or a foothold on the ladder, is back in vogue here in America.   Even your big deal congresspersons will tell you that.  There are no greater patriots than the country’s laborers, and the very, very finest–the finest patriots of all are […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Although it is only March, the post mortem has already been written for the Democratic performance in November’s  midterm elections.  CNN’s John King said the situation is “bleaker than bleak.”  A Democratic strategist said the numbers portend a “tsunami sized loss” for the party.  Whichever party controls the White House usually does poorly in off-year […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Health Care Reform To Cover Married Gays Under Family Plan

The Obama administration says that beginning in 2015, Obamacare will cover married gay couples. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also announced it would extend for one month a temporary program that offers insurance to some of the sickest Americans, who have had trouble finding private plans in new health insurance marketplaces set […]

March 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Obamacare ‘Victim’ Would Actually Save Money With New Plan

Julie Boonstra, has been used by Republicans to try to prove that Obamacare will literally kill people. However, claims that she would lose coverage and risk her life as a result have been debunked. Boonstra, 49, who suffers from leukemia, is featured prominently in the Koch-backed Americans For Prosperity ads. She told a heartbreaking tale […]

March 11, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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