President Barack Obama gave Medicare and Medicaid, the federal and state health care entitlements for the elderly and poor, respectively, a clean bill of financial health in his weekly address on Saturday as he marked the programs’ 50th birthday. “Today, we’re
Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich defended his expansion of Medicaid as “a conservative principle” on Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends.” Kasich stated, [relevant exchange begins around 1:50] “I’m not for Obamacare, and
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would repeal Obamacare and replace it with a system that is totally free market except for the government making sure “those companies are financially strong” in an interview with CNN broadcast on Wednesday’s
It’s for real. Tonight, Sen. Mike Lee of Utah plans to offer an amendment to H.R. 22, the “Hire More Heroes Act” – that’s the House-passed vehicle the Senate is using as a placeholder for a six-year highway funding bill.
Sold to the public as a way to increase competition and save the average American family $2,500 a year, Obamacare actually created monopoly pricing for the insurance industry that allowed premiums to rise by $2,500 and tripled the value of their stocks.
At Saturday’s Family Leadership Summit in Iowa, Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz defended his Obamacare filibuster and the government shutdown, while criticizing “about every graybeard in Washington” who critiqued him during the shutdown. Cruz said of the shutdown, “Just
Last week, the Supreme Court ordered the Obama administration not to enforce the contraceptive mandate against Catholic organizations from Pennsylvania, making this case the government’s sixth loss in a row at the Supreme Court. Currently, four petitions are before the Supreme Court asking for final resolution of the issue by June 2016.
The biggest failure of Obamacare is its inability to create and market a product that healthy people (especially young adults) want to buy.
Hillary Clinton wants judges who will rewrite laws to promote her liberal policy agenda, and is demanding they pledge to ignore the First Amendment. Judges of the Clinton-ilk will radicalize the Court and usher in a wave of liberal policies with no regard for the law or the Constitution.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obamacare last week was essentially the court saying, “we are making a ruling not on a reading of the law, but we are making a ruling on what we interpret should have been congressional impact,” Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on the Breitbart News Saturday radio program.
Republican presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz criticized Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s record on Obamacare while advocating against ending the filibuster to repeal the law on Monday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.” Cruz said, “I believe ending the legislative filibuster would
Obamacare and gay marriage are now off the political table. In the primaries, approximately 40% of the Republican base are white, evangelical Christians. In the general election, the diversity of the American electorate comes into full play.
President Obama stated that Obamacare is “working exactly as it’s supposed to” and “here to stay” during Saturday’s Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Five years ago, we finally declared that in America, health care is not a privilege for a
HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher said Republicans shouldn’t try to repeal Obamacare because it’s five years old and that all of Obamacare’s problems are “because the profit motive is written into it” on Friday. Maher, in discussing GOP reactions
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its King v. Burwell decision, essentially arguing the law’s language stating that exchanges must be “established by the state” (i.e. not by the federal government) is just one of many examples of “inartful drafting” in the law’s text.
Talk radio host and author of “Plunder and Deceit,” Mark Levin argued that Chief Justice John Roberts is “now serving the Obama administration” and that Congressional Republicans would not act to repeal Obamacare on Thursday. Levin began with, “Unfortunately, as
Let the legal and political analysis begin. There will even be conspiracies. I’ll do plenty of coverage on my SiriusXM radio show. First, my personal response. Compassion I have compassion for those like me who opposed the socialization of healthcare.
Rep. Alan Grayson, the outspoken and often controversial congressman from Florida, recently penned an opinion editorial in the Huffington Post, where he pointed out that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)—or “Fast-Track”—is unconstitutional.
Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that Chief Justice John Roberts “sees his role as being the sleuth who goes into the law and somehow justifies it” with regards to Obamacare on Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. Krauthammer said
“Obamacare itself destroys true insurance and places additional crushing burdens on those who provide actual care,” said Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of AAPS, in a press release. “This can’t be fixed by forcing taxpayers to pay a chunk of some people’s unaffordable premiums. What the Court has done is to further undermine the rule of law.”