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Trump Plans to Use Executive Action to Repeal Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/4/2017 at 1:00pm

Republicans gathered on Capitol Hill with Vice President-elect Mike Pence to discuss Obacamare where he announced that President-elect Donald Trump plans to use executive action to repeal the law:

“It will be an orderly transition to something better … using executive authority to ensure it’s an orderly transition,” Pence told reporters. “We’re...

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Sen. Manchin Can’t “In Good Conscience” Attend Obamacare Meeting

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 11:30am 1/4/2017 at 11:30am

Sen. Joe Manchin (W-VA) told Joe Scarborough on Morning Joe that he will not attend a meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss how to save Obamacare:

“No, I’m not. I just can’t, in good conscience, I can’t do it,” he said. “If anyone listened and paid attention to what the American...

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Federal Judge Blocks Rule On Transgender, Abortion-related ObamaCare Protections

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 5:30pm 1/1/2017 at 5:30pm
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A federal judge issued an order “barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act to transgender health and abortion-related services.

Reuters reports:

A federal judge in Texas on Saturday issued a court order barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination...

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Flashback: Pelosi Announces Obamacare as “Christmas Present to the American People”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 10:30am 12/24/2016 at 10:30am
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After an entire summer of protests, Obama, Pelosi, and Reid were determined, in late 2009, to set the groundwork for shoving ObamaCare down the throat of every American (who never liked or wanted it  . . . and still don’t).

Remember those late 2009 special sessions in which Democrats planned to push...

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Obamacare Signups Climb After Trump Victory

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 4:00pm 11/10/2016 at 4:00pm

Donald Trump’s win for the presidency has caused more than 100,000 people to sign up for Obamacare. Republicans have stated they want to appeal the law if they win the White House.

It is the largest number of enrollees since the open enrollment started on November 1:

The new enrollment figure, released by...

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Trump, GOP Majority Could Mean End of Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11:00am 11/9/2016 at 11:00am

Obamacare has been a disaster and with the GOP in control of DC starting in January, the government can repeal the law and implement something new:

Republicans still don’t have 60 votes in the Senate, so to repeal big parts of the law, they would have to use a process called budget...

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Cigna Not Expanding Obamacare Offerings After All

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 11:30am 11/7/2016 at 11:30am

Higher premiums, ridiculous deductibles, fewer choices — you gotta love Obamacare.

For health insurance providers, Obamacare continues to eat away at profits and makes difficult, if not impossible, the task of offering reasonably priced insurance plans.

Yet another health insurance behemoth announced plans to scale back their Obamacare offerings. Cigna had planned...

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I’m a Victim of Obamacare’s Ridiculous Rate Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/31/2016 at 5:30pm

Another year, another ridiculously high health insurance rate hike.

Last week I received my health insurance information packet for the upcoming year. I’m the lucky winner of a 53% increase to my health insurance premium. 5-3. I’m young, healthy, and was forced last year into an HMO after the PPOs on the...

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Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber: Obamacare “Working as Designed”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/27/2016 at 5:30pm
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As we’ve long said about Obamacare — rising costs and the destruction of the health insurance marketplace are a feature of the President’s hallmark administration, not a bug.

Jonathan Gruber, Obamacare architect agrees.

In an interview with CNN Wednesday, Gruber explained Obamacare was, “working as designed”.

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Obama Administration Completely Out of Touch With Looming Obamacare Rate Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 11:30am 10/26/2016 at 11:30am

Just yesterday I blogged about upcoming health insurance rate hikes. Health insurance plans offered on an exchange (like those purchased by most self-employed individuals) will see double-digit premium increases.

Not only are premiums and deductibles sky-rocketing, but consumer choice is dwindling. Insurer complaints are the same — health insurance consumers are...

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Hillary 2007: You can keep your doctor and plan “if you like it”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 10:00am 10/26/2016 at 10:00am
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The claim that you can keep your plan and doctor was the line that sold Obamacare to a skeptical public, and gave Democrats cover to rework the health care system, comprising 1/5 of the economy, by a bare majority in Congress.

That false promise generally is attributed to Obama during the 2009-2010...

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Sticker Shock: Obamacare Rates Hikes Hit Double-digits

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 7:00am 10/25/2016 at 7:00am

Surprise! (But only if you haven’t been paying attention.)

At the beginning of May, I blogged about the looming October Obamacare surprise — seriously nasty rate hikes.

Unfortunately (or fortunately — depending on where you stand) for Democrats, pending rate increase announcements could not come at a worse time. Open enrollment begins the...

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Dr. Ezekiel ‘Death Panel’ Emanuel: Bill Clinton Has a Point About Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7:30am 10/22/2016 at 7:30am
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Obamacare architect Dr. Ezekiel ‘Death Panel’ Emanuel is back. This guy has an amazing ability to blame all the problems of Obamacare on everyone but the party which passed it and the president it’s named for.

He also agrees with some of Bill Clinton’s recent remarks on the law.

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AARP Accused of “Conservative Scare Tactics” in New Social Security Ad

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:00am 10/17/2016 at 10:00am
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The AARP has started airing a series of ads meant to cause concern about the future of Social Security. It’s odd for them to show so much concern after pushing the financial disaster known as Obamacare.

The Huffington Post is angry about the advocacy group’s use of “conservative scare tactics.”

From their report:

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Obamacare: The crazy gets even crazier!

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30am 10/15/2016 at 10:30am

Bill Clinton characterizes Obamacare as “the craziest thing in the world.”

True, that was before TapeGate and Wikileaks…. but there is still plenty of crazy to go around.

In the past few days, a prominent governor said that Obamacare was not sustainable. The crazy part about it? It was a Democratic governor...

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Feds will now pick plans for displaced Obamacare customers

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 8:30am 10/11/2016 at 8:30am

One of the biggest surprises of the Sunday debate was the moment that Obamacare came up as an audience-member question.

Hillary Clinton basically said she’ll mend it, and Donald Trump vowed to end it.

Gone are the days of, “if like your plan, you’ll keep your plan.”

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Dr. Ezekiel “Death Panel” Emanuel blames Republicans for problems With Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:30am 10/7/2016 at 8:30am
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Obamacare has faced some new problems, including the rising cost of premiums and the shrinking pool of providers participating in the program. Additionally, not enough young healthy people have enrolled to offset the costs created by less healthy older people.

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the chief architects of Obamacare and the...

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