Posts Tagged ‘ObamaCare’

Obamacare to Result in HMO-Style Care

According to her bio, Caroline Poplin is a physician, a health care policy expert, and a visiting fellow at the liberal Center for American Progress. In the journal Health Affairs, she argues that the end result of Obamacare is likely to be an increase in the amount of medical care...

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CBO: Repealing Obamacare Will Lower Taxes, Reduce Government Spending

The debate over the possible repeal of Obamacare is gearing up, with a final vote expected in the House on Wednesday. A great deal of attention has been focused on the finding by the Congressional Budget Office that repealing health care will increase the deficit. Today the Congressional Budget Office...

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Union Supporters of Health Care Reform Pay the Price

President Obama and the liberals’ efforts to take over our health care system were supported heavily by the labor unions. Groups like AFL-CIO and SEIU were the counter-protesters to the grassroots tea party efforts to stop this massive expansion of health care. Now that the liberals finally forced through their...

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Repeal of Obamacare is GOP’s Top Target After Election

Republicans are making clear that repealing and replacing President Obama’s unpopular health care reform bill will be among their top priorities after the November election. Minority Leader John Boehner, who would likely become Speaker of the House if the GOP takes control, said that “I am committed to doing everything...

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McDonald’s May Drop Employee Health Insurance Because of Obamacare

Fast food giant McDonald’s may have to drop health insurance for nearly 30,000 employees if the government does not drop a requirement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The impact on “mini-med” plans, such as those that McDonald’s has been offering to its employees, is the latest in a...

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Ron Johnson’s Lead Grows in Wisconsin Senate Race

Ron Johnson, the Republican nominee in the Wisconsin race, has taken a 7 point lead over incumbent Russ Feingold. Johnson leads Feingold in the latest poll from Rasmussen 51% to 44%. This gap is the largest seen in this race, as previous polls over the past few months showed Johnson...

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Boehner calls for firing of Geithner, Summers

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today called on the Obama Administration to remove Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Economic Adviser Larry Summers. During a speech laying out an economic agenda for the GOP, Boehner said that Geithner and Summers have spent the last 19 months promoting ‘government as community organizer’ and...

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RCP: Medical Care Facts and Fables

Thomas Sowell writes in today’s RealClearPolitics that a new book, “The Truth About Obamacare” by Sally Pipes, lays out the problems that face a government run health care system, and what could face the American people if Obamacare is not repealed before it takes full effect in 2014. Despite the...

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Goodman: Health Care Law Already Boosting Costs

Congress gave a glib name to health care reform – officially naming it ‘the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.’ That name already seems ironic, as it’s already leading to increased costs for America’s health care. The individual mandate may not take effect until 2014, but businesses have already started...

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ObamaCare: 1099 Disaster for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

It turns out that there is another “gremlin” born from ObamaCare.  This time, however, the weapon is a heavy load of bureaucracy that threatens to crush small businesses and nonprofits. 1099 forms have always been required of such organizations. In these forms, the businesses give the IRS an explanation of...

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