Tag Archives: PPACA

Why Obamacare and Ryancare won’t solve our healthcare issues

Democrats had good reason to gloat when Republicans failed to pass House Speaker Paul Ryan’s replacement for the PPACA/Obamacare tax bill. After all, Republicans campaigned on repeal-and-replace for years. Ryan couldn’t get votes he needed from his own party. Although … Continue reading

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At DC rumble, Can CNN hosts be fair when Cruz and Sanders debate Obamacare tax bill?

CNN has announced a special debate on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act commonly referred to as Obamacare: “WASHINGTON, D.C.—Feb. 1, 2017— CNN anchor Jake Tapper and chief political correspondent Dana Bash will moderate a Town Hall Debate with … Continue reading

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VP Elect Pence on Obamacare tax bill: We’re in ‘promise-keeping business’

Vice President Elect Mike Pence joined top Republicans in a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 4, telling Americans the new administration will be in “the promise-keeping business.” Pence, alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy … Continue reading

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Obamacare tax bill assault on middle class, the sequel

Most of us will not be pleased when we receive premium notices and options for health insurance coverage for the coming year. It doesn’t matter whether we are buying from a federal marketplace or getting it through an employer or … Continue reading

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As GOP unveils proposal, questions about those 20 million ‘new’ Americans getting insurance

Anytime someone cites a statistic, I like to know the source. Thus when a columnist for Real Clear Politics, James Arkin, cited a figure about “new” Americans getting health insurance because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care [Tax] Act, … Continue reading

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More Obamacare tax hikes, possible stagnant wages as implementation expands

Be careful with the so-called ‘fact-check’ sites who downplay new taxes as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act tax bill [Obamacare]. More taxes are headed your way, and other than hikes, one likely result is stagnant … Continue reading

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SCOTUS trashes health tax law; crony stocks rise

The US Supreme Court has ruled on King vs. Burwell, and a perfect way to sum up the ruling is included in Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissent: “”We should start calling this law SCOTUScare.” 

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