Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act
Ron Fournier: “Dem Party is F****d.” That was the subject line of an email sent to me Sunday by a senior Democratic consultant with strong ties to the White House and Capitol Hill. The body of the email contained a … Continue reading
Sebelius: We Didn’t Test ObamaCare Website Because Of The Republicans “In an ideal world there would have been a lot more testing. We did not have the luxury of that with a law that said it’s go time on October … Continue reading
I shit you not. Howard Dean is the personification of evil chutzpah. AYFKM??? Howard Dean blamed both Republican lawmakers and governors for Obamacare’s woes since its online launch earlier this month. Dean complained that governors forced the Obama administration to … Continue reading
Remember when they told us that Obama was a political Jedi master with mad skillz? Hot Air: Obama called Republicans hostage-takers with a “gun to the head of the American people,” extortionists, extremists, and blackmailers, while a White House person … Continue reading
Twitter: I'm ok world- just got a little lightheaded.Thanks, @BarackObama for catching me! And good thing this pregnant diabetic is pregnant 🙂 — Karmel Allison (@karmel_a) October 21, 2013 Who is Karmel Allison? Among other things she is a PhD. … Continue reading
Excellent piece from Andrew C. McCarthy: The Art of the Impossible In considering the Republican retreat that ended the partial government shutdown, funded Obamacare, and unconditionally extended more credit on Uncle Sam’s tapped-out credit card, my friend Jonah Goldberg argues … Continue reading
Single-payer healthcare has been in the news again lately. Some Democratic politicians like Dingy Harry and Naughty Nancy have been claiming that they originally wanted Single-payer but the Republicans wouldn’t let them so they settled for Obamacare. That story is … Continue reading
Obama today: President Obama would accept a short-term increase in the federal borrowing cap , rather than one lasting a year or more, a senior White House official said Monday. The statement was an acknowledgment by the administration that it … Continue reading
From “Obamacare’s winners and losers in Bay Area” in the SJ Murky News: In California, 1.9 million people buy plans on the open market, according to officials with Covered California, the state’s new health insurance exchange. And many of them … Continue reading
Ted is wrapping up now. If you didn’t watch it with your own eyes, don’t believe anything you read about it. The exchange with Dingy Harry was an all-time classic. This is an open thread.
It is 1:30 a.m. Pacific time and Ted Cruz is still going and going like the Energizer Bunny. I haven’t been covering the Defunding Movement because it’s more about process than policy and because I think it’s a Quixotic quest … Continue reading
I know some of you are worried about how those Obamacare insurance exchanges are going to work. Never fear, the Klown is here with an Official Obamacare Flowchart. THIS IS NOT A JOKE! Use the above flowchart to answer all … Continue reading
Journolist founder Ezra Klein: The shocking truth about Obamacare’s rate shock […] I looked for insurance in Irvine, Calif. — my home town. The average monthly premiums of the five cheapest plans is $114. So I took the middle plan, … Continue reading
Fareed Zakaria: Curbing the cost of health care Many liberals believe that the Affordable Care Act — Obamacare — is unpopular only because most Americans don’t understand it. There is some truth to this: Studies show that the core provisions … Continue reading
Gallup: Americans Issue Split Decision on Healthcare Ruling Americans are sharply divided over Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on the 2010 healthcare law, with 46% agreeing and 46% disagreeing with the high court’s ruling that the law is constitutional. Democrats widely … Continue reading
Election day is November 6th.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the insurance mandate in the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.
Shortly after 10 am Eastern time today the fate of Obamacare will be announced. I’m gonna go out on a limb and predict that SCOTUS will strike down the mandate as unconstitutional. That’s a death sentence even if they don’t … Continue reading
Ezra Klein: How Republicans made it possible for the Supreme Court to rule against the mandate But permission structures aren’t just for elections. Over the past two years, the Republican Party has slowly been building a permission structure for the … Continue reading