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LA. Senate Candidate Will Run Over Obamacare With His Truck, Or Something

Tea Party senate candidate Rob Maness (R-LA) has released an unintentionally hilarious campaign ad promising to run over Obamacare with his motorized penis extension. There’s also something about his truck being covered in mud that isn’t quite as funny. After … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell is a Fool or a Liar, or Both

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell insists that Kentucky’s health insurance exchange, known as Kynect, is just a website. It isn’t. During his debate with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes yesterday, McConnell said he would repeal the rest of Obamacare but … 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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Government Shutdown Fever

The continuing resolution that keeps the federal government running, which was passed by Congress before they went home to campaign, will expire on December 11th and fourteen congressional Republicans have written a little to John Boehner urging him to block … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Obamacare is Working

According to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Council of Economic Advisers, hospitals in state that have expanded Medicaid will save $4.2 billion in uncompensated care this year alone. From The New York Times: “Because of the … 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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House GOP Lawsuit Too Embarrassing for Law Firm

I missed this bit of news over the weekend and I regret that I did because it’s a very amusing bit of news. The lawyer hired by House Republicans to handle their lawsuit against President Obama for his use of … 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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Outreach

Artist – Ed Hall In other news, the primary suspect in the ambush and shooting of two state police officers outside a barracks in Pennsylvania is a doomsday prepper who fantasized about killing law enforcement. Meanwhile, Obamacare is working as … 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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Scott Brown’s Obamacare Replacement is Romneycare

Scott Brown tells New Hampshire Public Radio that he wants to repeal Obamacare and replace it with something he already voted on in the past: Romneycare. We need to repeal Obamacare and we need to put in place something that … 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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Wasteful Spending

House Republicans have disclosed how much money taxpayers will pay for their frivolous lawsuit against the president. House Republicans revealed Monday they will pay an outside law firm $500 an hour to pursue their lawsuit against President Barack Obama, a … 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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Why Do Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Hate Their Constituents?

In case you needed another reason to vote this November (there are plenty already), Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says congressional Republicans will shut the government down if the president doesn’t do what they tell him to. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) … 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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GOP Governors Give Up Hundreds of Billions by Refusing Medicaid Expansion

We know that states that refuse to expand Medicaid are denying healthcare to millions of people, but how much business and economic activity are they losing? According to the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, states who refuse to … 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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Rand Paul on Obamacare: If We Win I’ll Vote to Repeal “the Whole Thing”

What will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate following the November elections? Well, for starters, they’ll probably vote to repeal Obamacare before they do anything else according to Rand Paul. “If we won, I think you would see … 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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Obamacare is Working

Proving that Obamacare is good for business and good for the economy, hospitals have seen a major drop in the number of uninsured patients they’ve treated. via Bloomberg HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA), the largest for-profit hospital chain, yesterday raised its … 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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Obama’s Fault

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) says it’s Obama’s fault that that Mississippi has a high rate of uninsured persons. BRYANT: “If statistics show that the ill-conceived and so-called Affordable Care Act is resulting in higher rates of uninsured people in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Boehner: We’re Suing the Welfare President Because We Agree With Him

Speaker of the House John Boehner laid out the case for suing the president today in an op-ed column for USA Today, and if you can make past the egregious lies contained in the opening paragraphs, you’ll find that Boehner … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Colbert Celebrates the Alleged Death of Obamacare Again

Colbert tackles True Blood’s mockery of Senator Ted Cruz and Republicans, the DC Circuit’s nonsensical ruling on Obamacare, and Fox News accuracy. As constitutional originalists, all conservatives believe when you make a typo you have to stick with it. I … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading 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 Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading 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 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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