Category Archives: ObamaCare

April Fool

Have you ever wondered how to run a proper propaganda campaign? Then don't follow the example of the Obama administration, who, for six solid months, told us repeatedly that they didn't have any good idea how many people had actually enrolled and paid for an ObamaCare exchange policy -- or how many of these same…

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Union That Supported ObamaCare Now Calls For Its Repeal

This is from the Washington Wire: A labor union representing roofers is reversing course and calling for repeal of the federal health law, citing concerns the law will raise its cost for insuring members. Organized labor was instrumental in getting the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, but more recently has voiced concerns that the…

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ObamaCare: The Resistance Endures

Michael Cannon is Cato Institute’s director of health policy studies and an indefatigable crusader against socialized medicine. Recently, he wrote an excellent article concerning the continuing resistance against ObamaCare, the need to maintain that resistance, and the relative success of that resistance so far: Former Romney adviser Avik Roy now advises conservatives “to accept the…

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Barack Obama Versus Barack Obama

In 2009, the so-called Individual Mandate was, according to Barack Obama (and I quote), "absolutely NOT a tax increase". Listen: Magically, however, in 2012, two short days ago, in fact, that exact same Individual Mandate was, according that exact same Barack Obama, after all a tax: Barack Obama: “By the way, if you’ve got health…

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Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare -- And Why Libertarian Lawyer Sees Ruling As A Constitutional Victory

After today's Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare, libertarian attorney Timothy Sandefur, of the Pacific Legal Foundation, gave a good radio interview in which stated that the ruling was, in fact, a victory for the United States Constitution. Here is his reasoning (note: you'll have to deal with a loud advertisement at the beginning):

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Obama Versus Obama: A Losing Battle

In his attempt to fully socialize American medicine, Barack Obama's blatant and outright contradiction of himself -- regarding, in particular, the Individual Mandate -- damages him irreparably, in my opinion, and it's long surprised me that this fact hasn't been hammered home more completely. American Crossroads, however, has just released a video that captures pretty…

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Fineman to Mathews: ObamaCare Was Barack Obama's Biggest Mistake

It's saying a lot, but Howard Fineman, of the notoriously left-wing Huffington Post, this Sunday told notorious left-winger Chris Mathews that ObamaCare was Barack Obama's biggest political mistake -- to which notorious left-winger David Ignatius, of the notoriously left-wing Washington Post, concurred. Watch: (Video via Newsbusters)

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The Best Day Yet For Individual Freedom -- By Ilya Shapiro

Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review. Before joining Cato, he was a special assistant and advisor to the Multi-National Force in Iraq. The following article, which is brief and well-done, appeared June 8th, 2011, on the CATO website: In the…

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Massachusetts: The Canary in the Coal Mine for ObamaCare -- By Doctor Paul Hsieh

Doctor Paul Hsieh, an MD who practices in the south Denver metro area, has a deep grasp of the philosophical roots of freedom, both political and economic, and for this reason he despises the left almost as much as he despises the right. Almost. Which is why he infuriated so many of us in 2008…

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Second Judge Rules Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

Tad the bartender: Did they shoot your horse? Tom Reagan: If there's any justice. -- Miller's Crossing (1989) Well, thank goodness, there is still some, Tom. This Monday, January 31st, 2011, U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson became the second judge to officially recognize the painfully obvious: namely, that forcing people to buy health insurance is…

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Judge Rules AGAINST ObamaCare's Individual Mandate

In the biggest blow yet to ObamaCare, Judge Henry E. Hudson (U.S. District Court of Virginia) recognized the obvious: namely, it is utterly unconstitutional for any government to force its citizens to carry insurance, or pay a penalty if they don't. In the Judge's wise words: "[It] exceeds the constitutional boundaries of congressional power." And:…

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