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#Obamacare: more proof that liberals don’t “get” economics

Posted by: Phineas on April 22, 2014 at 2:30 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Sometimes I think one of the greatest acts of charity I could perform would be to buy progressives each a copy of Thomas Sowell’s “Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy,” because they clearly were not paying attention in high school or college: The practice of offering relatively inexpensive health […]

 

Bad news for Dems: Most independents say they will vote against #Obamacare politicos

Posted by: ST on April 21, 2014 at 8:21 pm » 2 Comments

Obamacare continues to be unpopular with a crucial voting bloc.  Via Fox News: Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday. The […]

 

#Obamacare: you may have coverage, but just try to find a doctor

Posted by: Phineas on April 20, 2014 at 4:02 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Now that were a few months into our glorious new healthcare regime, we’re seeing more and more examples of something many predicted after the law was passed in 2010: you may have coverage, but good luck finding a doctor who takes it: While open enrollment for coverage under the Affordable Care Act is […]

 

Islamic cabbies refuse to drive “Gay Games” taxis due to “religious reasons”

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm » 3 Comments

Interesting development: Roughly 25 Muslim drivers dispatched to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport are refusing to drive cabs adorned with advertising for the region’s upcoming Gay Games, citing religious reasons. Two of the three companies operating at Ohio’s largest airport were informed by the drivers — one-third of the airport’s total fleet — last week that […]

 

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

Posted by: Phineas on April 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm » 7 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 […]