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Glorious #Obamacare success story! Alabama widows kicked off their insurance plans!

Posted by: Phineas on April 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The law of unintended consequences (1) strikes again. First widows; are orphans next? (Transcript via The Weekly Standard) “More than two dozen widows who were married to retired Madison county employees, lost their health insurance coverage earlier this year. And now one commissioner says it’s time to give it back to them. […]

 

Democrats’ “Look it’s Elvis!” strategy not playing on Main Street?

Posted by: Phineas on April 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Democrats would really rather you talk about anything other than Obamacare, which has become a huge millstone around the neck of their political fortunes (1). To distract you from this anti-constitutional monstrosity and rally their base voters, they’re desperately deploying the weapons that have served them so well in the past, […]

 

Now she admits it: @Sebelius admits #Obamacare rollout timeline “flat out wrong”

Posted by: ST on April 14, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

It’s amazing what people will admit once they’re off the hook politically: Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the timeline for the ObamaCare rollout was “flat-out wrong” and that the federal exchange could have used “more time and testing” before going online. Sebelius, who led the agency through the problem-plagued rollout, made […]

 

Ted Cruz explains #Obamacare’s success in one graphic

Posted by: Phineas on April 13, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas With the recent announcement of more than seven million sign-ups for Obamacare, the administration and its supporters have been running around shouting “Success! SUCCESS!!”, as if an enrollment figure means that the implementation of the law itself, with its myriad problems (for example) (1), will be just a matter of working “the […]

 

#Obamacare success! New Medicaid enrollee turned down by 96 doctors

Posted by: Phineas on April 9, 2014 at 1:20 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of the oft-stated goals of the Affordable Care Act was insuring the uninsured. For those who couldn’t afford insurance even with the new subsidies, states could expand their Medicaid offerings with (temporary) help from the federal government (i.e., taxation and borrowing). Great, right? Even if you don’t make enough to afford […]

 

Today’s progressive hypocrisy: Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) war on women

Posted by: Phineas on April 8, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Continuing their quest to find something, anything at all, to distract people from the failures of Obamacare and to rally their increasingly dispirited base, Democrats and the MSM have turned to harping on “pay equality,” the idea that women are paid less than men for comparable work. A recent news article propaganda piece […]

 

Disturbing: NY Health Dept. doesn’t inspect its 25 abortion clinics very often

Posted by: ST on April 7, 2014 at 7:14 pm » 4 Comments

I wish I could say I was shocked by this news but, sadly, I’m not (bolded emphasis added by me): The state Health Department is failing to inspect many of New York’s abortion clinics — with some facilities escaping scrutiny for more than a decade, bombshell documents obtained by The Post reveal. Health inspectors regulate […]

 

#Obamacare chronicles: middle-class children lose their health insurance

Posted by: Phineas on April 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Wait. Wasn’t one of the justifications for passing the Affordable Care Act that we had to do it “for the children?” That so many children were among the uninsured that it would be heartless, cruel, and even racist to not pass Obamacare? (1) Then how do they explain this? While the federal […]

 

ABC’s GMA runs Westboro video in story on anti-gay marriage @Mozilla CEO

Posted by: ST on April 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm » 6 Comments

The “high tech lynching” of now-former CEO of Mozilla Brendan Eich (and anyone who happens to agree with him) over his stance against gay marraige continues.  Newsbusters’ Scott Whitlock files this report: According to Good Morning America’s Linzie Janis, a CEO who made a donation in opposition to gay marriage is the same as the hateful members of […]

 

The thrill is gone: networks refuse prime time slot for Obama speech

Posted by: Phineas on April 4, 2014 at 1:34 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, how this must pain the soul of our Narcissist in Chief. Remember the halcyon days of Hope and Change in his first term, when it seemed like he was making a national address every week? Joint sessions of Congress, prime time press conferences, the networks just couldn’t get enough Obama. Someone […]