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The cognitive dissonance of ObamaCare supporters

In How It Affects You on 10/2010 at 12:12 PM

“The Affordable Care Act offers new benefits like preventive care with no out-of-pocket cost and tools to help fight unreasonable premium increases that will save money for consumers.” — Jessica Santillo, a spokeswoman at the Department of Health and Human Services. (Cato @ Liberty) More > ….


Department of Disinformation

In Politics Watch on 09/2010 at 11:24 AM

Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, once again defends the price-control plan for premiums under ObamaCare. What a mess.  She’s just as bad as Pelosi. (Wall Street Journal) More > …

Bend over America, this is going to hurt

In How It Affects You on 06/2010 at 4:55 PM

Ninety days after Obamacare, things still aren’t happening according to schedule. Insurance costs remain negligible, premiums are rising, the HHS can’t meet deadlines, small businesses are concerned about the “grandfathered rule,” and jobs–and the economy–are sweating. ( More > …

The staggering cost of the new census

In ObamaCare on 06/2010 at 7:34 PM

The cost to take the census has risen at a staggering clip, up from the 1950 rate of $0.60 per person to the estimated 2010 rate of $47 — much higher than the rate of population growth itself, which doubled in the same amount of time, growing from 150 million to surpass 300 million. Multiply that by the projected insurance premium rates … (Source: More > …

Pony up to Obamacare as premiums increase

In ObamaCare on 06/2010 at 8:17 PM

Obamacare’s unlimited-coverage mandates will increase the premiums of affected consumers by an average of about 1 percent, and as much as 7 percent for some consumers.  Or maybe more.  (Cato @ Liberty) More > …

Actually, you’re not going to be able to keep that health care plan

In ObamaCare on 06/2010 at 8:43 PM

“It is unlikely that many insurers will be able to remain viable without raising premiums (not restricted by the regulations) or slashing services.” ( More > …

Forcing “Change” on Americans

In ObamaCare on 06/2010 at 3:09 PM

About half of employee-sponsored health plans will see changes by the end of 2013 and it’s not good news! Health premiums will rise even higher thanks to Obamacare. (Cato@Liberty) More > …

Upside to Obamacare?

In ObamaCare on 06/2010 at 7:23 PM

According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, expect total reductions in health care spending of $590 billion from 2010 to 2019; reduction in the annual growth rate in national health expenditures from 6.3 percent to 5.7 percent from 2010 to 2019; a  savings of nearly $2,000 on annual health care premiums for the typical family by 2019; deficit reduction of up to $400 billion over 10 years, and medicare savings of $524 billion. (  More > …

Obamacare’s hidden costs

In How It Affects You, ObamaCare on 05/2010 at 3:35 PM

Ironically, when Democrats removed tax exemption for the subsidy, Congress was attempting to protect taxpayers with the subsidy. Aye caramba. As Obamacare costs will increase as 32 million uninsured enter the health system, there’s no end in sight to increasing premiums … and increasing our national debt.  (City Journal) More > …

Obamacare myths linger

In How It Affects You on 03/2010 at 6:15 PM

Is Obamacare affecting you, your business or your family?  You be the judge on the myths and realities, from both sides of the issue, on Obamacare:

  • President obama has put the nation on a slippery slope toward socialism.
  • Health care overhaul is going to lower your health insurance premiums.
  • You will be forced to pay for other people’s abortions.
  • The Democratic bill will lead to government health care rationing.
  • The American people have already rejected Obamacare.
  • The legislation will save Medicare from bankruptcy.

(CBS News) More > …

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