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Cruz Lays Out His Obamacare Replacement Plan

Friday in Nashua, NH at the Young America’s Foundation Conference, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), a 2016 candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, laid out his vision to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Listing “three specific reforms,” Cruz said, “Number one, allow
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ObamaCare: Five Years of Smoke and Mirrors

I was recently reminded of a line from Mark Twain’s autobiography: “There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Another way of thinking is that in order for statistics to be meaningful, they must be scrutinized. The recent statistic that 16.4 million people have gained insurance under Obamacare invites our scrutiny.
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Obama to Kid Inventors: ‘I Came Up with Health Care’

Monday at the White House science fair, President Barack Obama told a group of kindergartners that while brainstorming he “came up with health care.” While Obama was complimenting the girls’ science projects and discussing brainstorming, one of the little girls
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Even Obamacare Website Calls the Tax Penalty a ‘Fine’ and a ‘Fee’

On June 28, 2012, Chief Justice John Roberts announced his vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate provision, siding with the Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) liberal cohort to obtain a 5–4 vote in favor of the Obama administration in the now-infamous case National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius.
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Ted Cruz Offers Alternative to Obamacare

As the Supreme Court takes up a case that would rule out subsidies for health insurance in roughly three dozen states, which would crush insurance markets in those states and cripple Obamacare, Senator Ted Cruz—along with Senator Marco Rubio—is offering his own health insurance proposal.
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Jonathan Gruber in 2013: States Without Exchanges Will Cost Residents

Most observers of the legal battle over Obamacare's subsidies are now familiar with the two clips (one video and one audio) in which economist Jonathan Gruber takes the plaintiff's side, saying only states which set up an exchange will receive subsidies. But a third example of Gruber saying much the same thing has, so far, received very little attention.

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