February 22, 2018

Food for Thought: Demanding the ObamaCare Alternatives

An oft-repeated liberal response to complaints about the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare in common parlance) is that Republicans, and their conservative and libertarian allies, have no alternative plan for “fixing” the current healthcare mess. Costs are prohibitive, access is limited, and when a personal health disaster strikes, too few are prepared or have the […]

Have you been able to sign up for Obamacare?

Have you been able to sign up for healthcare through the federal government’s site? Reports are widespread that few people have, and those who are trying are finding the site has serious technical problems. If you have, or have not, been able to get your healthcare through the federal website, I’d like to hear your […]

Huffington Predicts the Demise of Obamacare

[h/t Aaron Bludworth]                  

Obamacare Proponents Brace for Supreme Court Smackdown

In the days leading up to the Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of President’s Obama’s signature health care law, there was no end to the media speculation about which conservative leaning justice(s) would leave the dark-side and vote to uphold Obamacare. We were treated to a barrage of statistics touting the popularity of Obamacare, reminders that Republicans had supported mandates in the past and other specious arguments that have no bearing on the constitutionality of the law. Self-assured Progressives, it seemed, had little concern that socialized medicine was in any danger. [cont…]

President Obama responds to HCR challenges

I’ve written before about the constitutional challenges to the Obama healthcare reforms.  As reported over at Paper Chase The Obama administration is also facing health care lawsuits in Virginia and Florida, filed by numerous state attorneys general. Last month, Georgia joined 18 other states [JURIST report] in a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] filed [JURIST report] in the US District Court […]