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Category: health care reform / Obamacare

Hobby Lobby awash in hypocrisy

Mother Jones today reported that Hobby Lobby, that bastion of corporate Christianity, is up to its eyeballs in … uh … hypocrisy. Hobby Lobby’s owners, the Green family, last week presented […]

Who knew Obamacare would be so entertaining

Looks like Colorado Sen. Mark Udall is the latest in a growing list of Democrats racing to put some distance between themselves and the Obamacare insurance cancellation debacle. He’s proposing […]

Obama’s got some ’splainin’ to do

I like President Obama. I voted for him twice. And despite how bad things look with the Affordable Care Act, I still believe he’s better than McCain-Palin would have been. […]

Pinocchio in the White House

The Washington Post today gives President Obama four Pinocchios for his oft repeated promise, “If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan.” […]

Brook’s law and the Obamacare website

Healthcare.gov, the Obamacare website, has so far been an unmitigated disaster. Obviously there are serious programming problems that go far beyond a few “glitches” or bugs, beyond heavy traffic and […]

Why nobody talks about Romneycare

(Updated Oct. 1, 2012, at 1:40 pm MT) Two Politico writers today called Romneycare “one of the greatest stories never told.” In “Big ‘Romneycare’ secret: It didn’t rein in costs,” Jennifer […]

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SCOTUS upholds Affordable Care Act

In a 5-4 decision today, the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, including its controversial individual mandate. No doubt days and weeks will now be dedicated to discussion […]

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Carrots, sticks, and health insurance

We insure things of value because we know if something happens to them, repairs won’t be free. Our health is a thing of value. Therefore we insure it. Except a […]

Follow SCOTUS activity on the ACA

For those wanting to follow the current Supreme Court hearing on the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) or any other Supreme Court activity, a good source to check is the […]

What’s sauce for the goose …

President Obama, in his recent jobs speech, noted the next election is 14 months away and the people American people can’t wait that long. Interesting he should chide Republicans for […]

How to tackle complex legislation

President Obama held a press conference this morning. Nothing new in that. In this election year, I’ve pretty much glazed over whenever he shows up. He did, however, propose something […]

I’d rather be wrong

According to a just-released AP story, HHS budget experts have concluded the health care reform bill is actually going to increase costs, not reduce them, and its Medicare cuts may […]