PatientCare: Patient-centered, market-driven healthcare
*Promoted – Aaron Gardner* By: Dr. Milton Wolf The verdict is in. Americans want full repeal of ObamaCare. We have seen the future of government-run healthcare. It is a VA hospital where even our nation’s heroes learn the hard way that healthcare delayed is healthcare denied. This is the future of ObamaCare and we must repeal every single word of it. With more primary victories | Read More »
Barack Obama, the ESPN President
I’m a big fan of Matt Damon movies. I’m not however a big fan of Matt Damon’s politics. But that’s OK with me. It’s a relationship that works well for both of us. He gets my money when I’m watching Bourne Identity or Ocean’s 11 and he uses that money and fame to find a bigger soapbox from which to spout comments that I usually | Read More »
Accountable government is impossible, according to liberals
No sooner did I encourage Republicans to make accountability one of their primary campaign themes then I came across Ron Fournier at National Journal tearing into lefty Ezra Klein for arguing that accountable government is a superhero fantasy: “Presidents consistently overpromise and underdeliver,” he begins, a fair start. Surely, the editor-in-chief of Vox is going to make the obvious point that presidents and presidential candidates should know | Read More »
Indiana’s Medicaid Expansion is Bad for the Hoosier State
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Josh Archambault to discuss Mike Pence’s plan to expand Medicaid under Obamacare in Indiana, what it could mean for Indiana taxpayers and the latest Medicaid news from Arkansas.
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The Latest Bogus Obamacare Spin: The Ad Gap
Has Obamacare been outspent on the airwaves? Only if you don’t count the biggest source of Obamacare ads. The last diehard supporters of Obamacare have a new excuse for its pervasive and persistent unpopularity: that there are just too many negative ads out there convincing Americans that Obamacare is a bad idea. But this argument is based on obviously misleading statistics. President Obama’s April 1 | Read More »
Michelle Nunn Refuses to Say She Would Have Voted for Obamacare
Straight from the Fortress of Sanctimony, Michelle Nunn has flown out to talk about Obamacare. She says absolutely nothing other than showing her poindextery self to be one of the few Americans who comfortably uses the word “architect” as a verb. She says she could not say whether she would have voted for Obamacare. In a recent debate, she said she supported Obamacare. But she | Read More »
The dysfunctional Veterans Administration, the fig leaf of Obamacare and the Omega 13 device…
In one of the greatest and most underrated movies of all time, Galaxy Quest, the story revolves around something called the Omega 13 device. For most of the movie no one really knows what it is or does. We discover near the end that the Omega 13 is a time machine and it can turn back the clock… but only for 13 seconds. That doesn’t | Read More »
U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Stace Nelson Calls out Mike Rounds for Dishonesty on Obamacare.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fulton, SD—South Dakota State Representative and US Senate Candidate Stace Nelson called out fellow candidate Mike Rounds for being dishonest in claiming that he opposes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.” The Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in 2010, is often considered the President’s signature piece of legislation. Nelson listed a number of | Read More »
Is There a Connection between Veterans Affairs, Obamacare, Immigration and Infrastucture?
Was the president’s promise to the VA the first of many lies to come when he said this in a speech to the Veterans Affairs in March 2009: I know there’s much work ahead to transform this agency for the 21st century. But I have the fullest confidence that with Secretary Shinseki’s leadership, and with the hard work of the men and women of this department, | Read More »
Republican Governor helped Obama rebrand the ACA’s Death Panels
On June 25th of 2009 President Barack Obama met with five Governors, two Republicans and three Democrats, in a private meeting to convince them to help him sell health care reform to Congress. One of those Governors was Mike Rounds of South Dakota, who as the head of his own insurance company might have a small interest in drumming up new business. The President was | Read More »
WSJ looks for good news on rising Obamacare premiums, fails to really find any.
Watch the spin! In the first look at how insurers plan to adjust prices in the second year under the federal health-care law, filings from Virginia carriers show they are opting for premium increases in 2015 that will pinch consumers’ pocketbooks but fall short of some bigger rate predictions. The new premium proposals, detailed in official filings to the state’s insurance regulator, show health plans | Read More »
ObamaCare’s wasted millions
Politico tallies up the financial damage from four failed ObamaCare state exchanges, coming up with $474 million in taxpayer money for nothing: Nearly half a billion dollars in federal money has been spent developing four state Obamacare exchanges that are now in shambles — and the final price tag for salvaging them may go sharply higher. Each of the states — Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada and | Read More »
The K Street Revolving Door Continues Turning
A few weeks ago, we noted that House GOP leadership has carefully picked which partial Obamacare bills come to the floor. Notably, only those aspects of repeal that are fully supported by the health care lobbyists on K Street ever see the light of day for a floor vote. The example from last month was a bailout of Cigna’s calamity with expatriate health insurance plans | Read More »