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Outraged Vets: VA Hospital Death Touted As Proof Of Obama And Democrats Indifference

December 16, 2016 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ While the claims that President Barack Obama and certain Democrat politicians have a deep-seeded hatred for the U.S. military may be hyperbolic, events that continue to occur at Veterans Administration medical centers show a certain amount of indifference on their part, according to a former U.S. Marine and retired New York police […]

Meet 2 Hurting Americans Who Are Ready For Congress To Repeal Obamacare

November 30, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ On the night of the election three weeks ago, Rochelle Bird stayed up late watching the returns with a friend. Bird, a financial adviser from Overland Park, Kansas, recalled being in knots in the days leading up to the election. “If it didn’t go the way of [Donald] Trump, the next four […]

He Predicted Obamacare Wouldn’t Be ‘Affordable.’ Democrats Didn’t Listen.

October 29, 2016 by

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By Sharyl Attkisson ~ Robert Laszewski is a policy adviser and analyst for the health insurance industry. He’s correctly predicted Obamacare’s pitfalls since Day One. In an interview with “Full Measure” this Sunday, Laszewski says he warned the Obama administration and other Democrats not to call it the “Affordable Care Act.” Earlier this week, the […]

In 3 Years, His Insurance Premiums Double As Options Decline Under Obamacare

October 18, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ For the past 15 years, Warren Jones has had the same health insurance plan with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. But over the years, Jones, of Kansas City, Missouri, has watched the coverage offered in his policy “erode” over time. First, the company got rid of the dental and […]

Under Obamacare, Small Business Owner Forced To Get Rid Of Health Care Benefits Or Face Fine Up To $500K

May 31, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ When Maryland business owner Thomas Kunkel first learned about the Affordable Care Act, he was excited about the prospect of the new health care law. “From the small business standpoint, it was actually one of the first times I felt like a bit of a social program might actually benefit a small […]

Team Obama’s Plans To Fight Zika Are Going To Make It Worse

May 27, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Federal officials are warning that mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus will start biting and infecting US residents in the next month. Key trouble spots are southern Florida, Louisiana, Texas and southern California, but the risk could extend farther north. The virus inflicts horrific brain damage on unborn children as well […]

Veterans Continue To Suffer Under Obama Administration’s Care

April 27, 2016 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ While the Veterans Administration scandal lingers over multiple years, the mainstream media continue to perpetuate the fiction of a “scandal-free” Obama administration. Reporters are loath to report anything that might reflect badly on President Obama’s reputation and legacy. Excluding the Christian Science Monitor and USA Today, there has been a virtual mainstream media […]

Obama Is Looting The Treasury To Pay Off Insurers

February 29, 2016 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ The Obama administration will tell any lie and break any law to prevent the president’s signature health-care program from collapsing. Insurance companies such as UnitedHealthcare and Aetna are losing billions trying to sell ObamaCare plans, and the risk is they’ll drop out at the end of 2016. No insurance companies […]

Lawmakers Say Congress Should Investigate Millionaires Enrolling In Medicaid

February 13, 2016 by

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By Melissa Quinn ~ Conservative lawmakers say Congress should investigate the number of millionaires who qualify for and enroll in government-sponsored health insurance under Obamacare, a trend exposed in a Daily Signal report earlier this week. At the monthly Capitol Hill event Conversations with Conservatives, lawmakers in attendance discussed a recent Daily Signal report involving people […]

Obamacare Repeal, Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill Will Go To Obama

January 2, 2016 by

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By Leah Jessen ~ For the first time, Congress will send a bill that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood to President Barack Obama’s desk. Republicans used the budget reconciliation process—a fast-track method to avoid a filibuster from Senate Democrats—to pass the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act earlier this month. The GOP-controlled House will vote on the bill […]

Veterans Can Expect More Bad Health Care From Obama’s VA

December 27, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Don’t be fooled by last week’s headlines about more money and greater accountability at the Veterans Affairs Department. It’s the usual malarkey coming out of Washington. The prognosis for veterans who need health care remains poor, with vets likely to get the run-around and face delays again in 2016. On […]

ObamaCare Is Entering Its Dreaded ‘Death Spiral’

October 22, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ ObamaCare is heading toward a death spiral. The Obama administration is having trouble selling insurance plans to healthy people. That’s a big problem: When the young and healthy don’t enroll, premiums have to be hiked to cover the costs of older, sicker people, discouraging even more young people from signing […]

ObamaCare’s Latest Victims: 100,000 New Yorkers And Taxpayers Everywhere

October 2, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Bad news for New Yorkers, thanks to ObamaCare: More than 100,000 policyholders just learned that their Health Republic insurance plans will be canceled on Dec. 31. The start-up insurer (spun off from the Freelancers’ Union) is hemorrhaging red ink and has to close down. That’s unfortunate for the policyholders, who […]

How ObamaCare’s Lawlessness Empowers The IRS

June 28, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ This week the Supreme Court handed a victory to the most hated agency of the federal government, the IRS. The justices voted 6-3 that the IRS can continue to offer subsidies to ObamaCare buyers in all 50 states, contrary to what the Affordable Care Act actually says. The ruling puts […]

Full Court Press Is On To Pressure Supreme Court Into Saving Obamacare

June 24, 2015 by

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By Roger Aronoff ~ President Obama is once again telling lies about Obamacare while bullying the Supreme Court to decide in his administration’s favor in King v. Burwell, a court case which will likely be decided this month and which has the potential to gut the law’s subsidies. On cue, the mainstream media have marshaled […]

Obama Defends Affordable Care Act Ahead Of Supreme Court Decision

June 10, 2015 by

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By Natalie Johnson ~ In advance of a Supreme Court case that threatens to unravel the Affordable Care Act, President Obama made a moral appeal in defense of his signature health care law Tuesday. The president argued his law is now “woven into the fabric of America,” saying he is “deeply cynical” about repeated attempts […]

ObamaCare Must Go!

January 26, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Can anyone remember how awful the U.S. healthcare free market system was that it needed to be replaced by the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare? Can’t remember? That’s because it was ranked one of the best of the world and represented 17.9% of the nation’s economy in 2014. That’s […]

Disease Uncontrolled: Swift Decline Of The CDC

January 20, 2015 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ With flu raging through 46 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking center stage, advising the public and physicians. But the agency increasingly isn’t up to its task. Until last year, polls showed the CDC to be the most respected federal agency. But then it bungled its […]

The President Rewrites The ObamaCare Law — Again

December 8, 2014 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ On Thanksgiving eve, the Obama administration dumped reams of mind-numbing ObamaCare regulations into the Federal Register – including yet more unilateral rewrites of the Affordable Care Act. Dropping the rules as most Americans were busy preparing for the holiday made a mockery (again) of President Obama’s promise to have “the […]

You’ve Been Gruber’d, Stupid!

November 20, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “No.  I — I did not.  Uhhh, I just heard about this… I — I get well briefed before I come out here.  Uh, th-th-the fact that some advisor who never worked on our staff, uhh, expressed an opinion that, uhh, I completely disagree with wuh, uhh, in terms of the […]

Rush Limbaugh Compares Obamacare ‘Con’ To Film Version In ‘The Sting’

November 19, 2014 by

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By Jack Coleman ~ Thank you, Rush Limbaugh, for answering a persistent question about the deceitfully-named Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare — where have I seen this before? Turns out something similar was pulled off in a major Hollywood film from the early ’70s, Limbaugh pointed out to his radio listeners yesterday. Limbaugh made the […]

While Obama Officials Bloviate About Settled ‘Science,’ DoD Scientists Fear Air Transmission Of Ebola

October 31, 2014 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ Pretending to be guided by “science” rather than practicing politics in service of their post-American agenda, Obama administration officials persevere in the irresponsible suggestion that Ebola cannot be transmitted through the air – i.e., that it requires physical contact with an infected person that results in exposure to bodily fluids. […]

Seeing Ebola Through Obama’s Eyes

October 17, 2014 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ The nephew of the black African who brought Ebola to the United States doesn’t blame his uncle. He blames us. He writes in The Dallas Morning News that his uncle did everything right in Liberia, but still got Ebola, and wasn’t treated correctly in the U.S. The claim is that he had a […]

Politicizing A Plague

October 16, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ If President Obama does not want the Ebola virus to kill Americans, why has his administration done nothing to restrict any flights from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the hot spots in Africa where it appears the virus is spreading? One of the reason flights from Liberia were not stopped, we […]