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Obamacare is Working: Rebates for 6.8 Million People

via Reuters (Reuters) – U.S. health insurers will send out about $330 million in rebates to employers and individuals this summer under President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Thursday. [...] The … Continue reading Continue reading

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House GOP Advance Boehner’s Lawsuit Which He May or May Not Even Care About

The House Rules Committee authorized John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama today in a part-line vote. The House Rules Committee vote was 7 in favor, 4 against. All the Republicans voted for it; all the Democrats voted against it. The … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The White Whale

Artist – Joe Heller In other news, Big Oil company ExxonMobil has announced that it will comply with President Obama’s executive order baring discrimination of LGBT persons. Why does ExxonMobil hate America? Meanwhile, WorldNutDaily says we should impeach the president … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Idiot Quote of the Day

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) was the first congressman out of the gate this morning with a reaction to the DC Circuit’s ruling striking down subsidies for the federal health insurance exchange — a ruling which will almost certainly be overturned … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Senator Ron Johnson’s Lawsuit Against His Own Staffers Thrown Out, Paul Clement Fails Again

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) filed a lawsuit against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in January of this year, challenging the rule that allows congressional staffers (including Johnson’s staffers) to receive subsides when enrolling in Obamacare. His lawsuit has … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Report: 20 Million Insured Under Obamacare

According to the New England Journal of Medicine, 20 million additional people have been covered by Obamacare. They reached the 20 million total this way: 1 million adults under age 26 enrolled in their parents’ plan; 8 million enrolled in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Basic Principles

Artist – Matt Bors In other news, the number of Americans without health insurance dropped to 13.4 percent in the second quarter of the year according to Gallup, the lowest rate measured since Gallup began tracking it. Meanwhile, the Southern … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Survey: Republicans Like Their Obamacare Coverage

This is one reason, among several, that I believe Republicans will sue President Obama over immigration rather than Obamacare. A survey conducted by the Commonwealth Fund found that an overwhelming majority of self-identified Republicans like the plans they signed up … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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It’s Back! GOP Senator Resurrects a Huge Obamacare Lie in Lawsuit Against the White House

It’s the lie that never dies. Quite possibly the most egregiously misleading Republican line about the Affordable Care Act is that Congress is somehow exempt from the law — at least, that’s what they want their low-information voters to believe. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Fix a Poll

How do you persuade people to agree with you and produce a poll with misleading results? Straight up lying is one way. In his email to members last night, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins continued to crow about the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Fox News’ Gutfeld: Feminists Who Are Angry About Hobby Lobby are ‘Shrieking’ ‘Hysterics’

If you jumped into your time-traveling DeLorean, set the flux-capacitor to 1993, and traveled back in time to ask former President Bill Clinton about the scope of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which he signed that year, it’s doubtful … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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The Supreme Court and Fox News Channel: Partners in Stupid

The Supreme Court decision in Burwell v Hobby Lobby Stores continues to confound me. It’s difficult to get beyond the basic dumbness of the conservative justices who utterly failed to recognize that the Affordable Care Act absolutely does not mandate … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Heads Up: God Will Destroy America Soon Because of Obamacare

American Family Association President Tim Wildmon says that, between gay rights and Obamacare, God already has plenty of excuses to destroy America, he’s just waiting for the right moment. WILDMON: Our president is promoting the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered and … Continue reading
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Rand Paul on Obamacare Idiocy: Me Too

Senator Mitch McConnell has found himself in the hot seat for suggesting that Kentucky’s healthcare exchange, known as Kynect, is somehow not directly tied to Obamacare and that they could repeal Obamacare without ending the exchange. Fellow Kentucky Senator Rand … Continue reading
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This Was No Accident

Joni Ernst, the Iowa congressional candidate who spends her time slaughtering hogs when she’s not ‘unloading’ on Obamacare, is sorry about Elliot Rogers’ “accident” in California but lets not get distracted from the real problem: Obamacare. “This unfortunate accident happened … Continue reading
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Orrin Hatch Will Personally Amend The Constitution. Or Something.

If purveyor of Chinese-made goods Hobby Lobby isn’t allowed to discriminate against their female employees, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) will personally cross the Red Sea. Hatch clearly sides with Hobby Lobby, telling the crowd, “I hope the Supreme Court doesn’t … Continue reading
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Boehner: We Can’t Do Immigration Reform Because Obamacare

When pressed by Fusion’s Jorge Ramos yesterday, Speaker of the House John Boehner said he can’t bring immigration reform to the floor because something something Obamacare. Boehner said Republicans don’t trust President Obama to properly an enforce an immigration law … Continue reading
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Jindal: Fight to Repeal Obamacare is Like The Moon Landing

In an impassioned plea to his party to carry on the fight against Obamacare, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal managed to make affordable healthcare abolitionists look even more stupid. “But even many conservative “thinkers” in Washington have given in to ObamaCare … Continue reading
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Opportunity

Artist – Clay Bennett In other news, Obamacare is working so well that free clinics are closing because everyone’s covered. Meanwhile, if you were thinking about visiting the town of Wolfeboro, New Hampshire; don’t. Have a good weekend. Continue reading
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The High Cost of Not Expanding Medicaid

While community health centers in states that chose to expand Medicaid under Obamacare benefit enormously from the law, health centers in states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid will be paying a high price for ideology. Nationally, about 1,200 … Continue reading
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