August 20, 2017

President Trump Hits Back At McConnell: You’ve Had Seven Years to Repeal Obamacare and Failed

Lawmakers are back in their home states after leaving Washington D.C. for August recess last week. During a town hall style meeting Tuesday night, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell argued President Trump has an unreasonable expectation of how long it takes for the democratic process to work on Capitol Hill. “Our new president, of course, has […]

It’s Failing: Repeal May Have Stalled, But Obamacare is Still Falling Apart

Republicans on Capitol Hill are split on what, if any, steps should be taken to revive the Obamacare ‘repeal and replace’ push.  Some want to keep working on various plans that might attract 50 Senate votes as soon as possible.  Others lament that the process is effectively dead.  Still others favor a regular-order bipartisan process, […]

Liberal Media Covers Death of Infant Charlie Gard, but Don’t Use Description ‘Socialized Health Care’ or ‘Single Payer’

Charlie Gard, the British infant who suffered from a genetic DNA condition, passed away a week short of his first birthday. The liberal media covered his story, but only after conservatives made it a big issue, and continued to defend socialized medicine and how government bureaucrats can decide the fate of its patients. Gard had […]

How Trump Could Force Congress and Its Staff to Live Under Obamacare

President Donald Trump could have Congress in an uncomfortable corner over the lawmakers’ exemption, and that of their staff, from Obamacare. “I think he should just do it.”—@Heritage’s Robert Moffit “This is one more instance of Congress passing an unpleasant, expensive, onerous law on citizens and then conferring a valuable benefit on itself,” Joe Morris, […]

Wow.. Biden Called McCain and Urged Him to Vote Against Obamacare Repeal

Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout: It turns out he got a phone call and some encouragement for his vote from former Vice President Joe Biden. Sadly, this just makes the whole situation even worse. The Hill reports: Biden lobbied McCain on healthcare vote: Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly called Sen. John […]

The Lie(s) and Tragedies of Obamacare

Those Republicans who failed to keep their promise to repeal Obamacare, a promise that they repeatedly made over a span of some seven years, will get their comeuppance. Given their failure, as well as the obscene moral posturing in which Democrats are engaging at present, now is as good a time as any for Americans […]

5 Reasons Obamacare Is Still In Trouble

Don’t celebrate yet, Democrats. With the failure of the “skinny repeal” of Obamacare to pass the Senate on Thursday evening, the repeal and replace Obamacare effort seems to be dead for the time being. While Obamacare seems to be permanently entrenched into our body politic, there is a glimmer of hope to suggest that Obamacare […]

The 7 Republican Obamacare Judases in The Senate

The Democrat Party has run into trouble largely because it became way too radically liberal, way too fast. The Democrat Party of the Clinton years would have been terrified of publicly supporting many of the abominations forced down the throats of the American people during Obama’s tenure as President. However, the Republican Party has almost […]

WATCH: McCain 2016 Campaign Ad: He ‘Is Leading The Fight To Stop Obamacare’

On Thursday, Senator John McCain acted palsy-walsy with Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) as he cast the decisive vote against the “skinny repeal” of Obamacare, helping scuttle the bill. But in 2016, McCain posed as an ardent foe of Obamacare in his reelection fight, as he targeted Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick for her support of Obamacare. McCain even released a […]

Cryin’ Chuck Praises Liar John McCain for Speaking “Truth to Power” and Sticking Americans with O-Care (VIDEO)

Senator McCain ran on repealing Obamacare.He is a liar. John McCain flew back to Washington DC this week to lecture Americans and kill the repeal of Obamacare. Senator McCain has cancer. He was given a hero’s welcome when he returned. John McCain does not have Obamacare. He has a special exemption for Senators and lawmakers […]

RIP, Charlie Gard, and thank you

Unfortunately, Charlie Gard has died. Normally, we lament the loss of a baby by saying things like, “It’s so unfair that he never had the chance to accomplish anything or live a meaningful human life.”  Not so in this case.  For while Charlie was obviously deprived of the opportunity to fully experience life – and […]

John McCain Releases Statement After Screwing GOP, Americans by Killing Obamacare Repeal

Senator McCain ran on repealing Obamacare. He is a liar. John McCain flew back to Washington DC this week to lecture Americans and kill the repeal of Obamacare. Senator McCain has cancer. He was given a hero’s welcome when he returned. John McCain does not have Obamacare. He has a special plan for Senators and […]

Promise Broken: Sens. McCain, Murkowski, and Collins Tank Obamacare Repeal Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Health Care Freedom Act, known as the “skinny repeal” bill, failed to pass through the Senate. The Health Care Freedom Act failed 49-51. Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) voted against the bill. Sens. McCain and Murkowski pledged repeatedly to repeal Obamacare, whereas Sen. Collins […]

The Six Senate Republicans Who Flip-flopped in Favor of Obamacare

Six establishment Senate Republicans flip-flopped on their pledge to repeal Obamacare on Wednesday. Senate Republicans shot down Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) clean Obamacare repeal bill. Paul’s bill, the “Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017,” failed 45-55. Seven moderate Republicans voted against the clean Obamacare repeal bill in the Senate. Sens. Dean Heller (R-NV), Shelley Moore […]

UPDATE: Senate Rejects ‘Plan A’ Obamacare Replacement, ‘Clean Repeal’ Also Likely to Fail

As I was saying earlier, the heavy lifting is just getting started for Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans, in spite of Tuesday’s procedural victory.  Leadership’s preferred vehicle for an Obamacare replacement package — the long-negotiated Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) — has been defeated by Senators, and it wasn’t particularly close.  Because two key elements […]

Trump Applauds Senate Vote to Proceed on Obamacare Debate

President Donald Trump is praising GOP Senators for voting to proceed on debate to repeal and replace Obamacare. “I applaud the Senate for taking a giant step to end the Obamacare nightmare.  As this vote shows, inaction is not an option, and now the legislative process can move forward as intended to produce a bill […]

BREAKING: Senate Secures 50 Votes Needed to Open Debate on Obamacare

Washington D.C. – Republican Senators secured the 50 votes needed to move forward on repealing Obamacare Tuesday. Washington Examiner reports: Republican senators on Tuesday secured the 50 votes needed to move forward on their seven-year pledge to repeal portions of Obamacare, approving a procedural move to begin debate and assemble details of a final healthcare […]

Now we know why the CBO is stuck on 22 million, 22 million…

Like a broken record, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) keeps repeating “22 million, 22 million, 22 million.”  While most of us merely puzzle at the incongruity of getting the same answer from the CBO no matter the question, Avik Roy, writing at nationalreview.com, explores why we get the same result for three “significantly different” repeal […]

Health Care Debate: Debunking leftist rhetoric

Of a fallen tree all make kindling, says the old proverb, and like most refrains, it conveys an element of truth. The fact the Republicans are having difficulty agreeing on a winning alternative plan to ObamaCare makes both the Senate and House proposals looming targets for critics. The Left’s ultimate goal is to dismantle the American […]

No, Media … 26 Million People Won’t Die if Obamacare is Repealed

First of a three-part series. Of a fallen tree all make kindling, says the old proverb. And like most refrains, it conveys an element of truth. The fact that Republicans are having difficulty agreeing on a winning alternative plan to ObamaCare makes both the Senate and House proposals looming targets for critics. The Left’s ultimate goal […]

House Conservatives Move to Bypass Paul Ryan on Clean Obamacare Repeal

Rep. Tom Garrett Announces Intent to File Discharge Petition on Obamacare Repeal Rep. Tom Garrett (R-VA), along with a dozen Freedom Caucus members, announced his intent to file a discharge petition that would put a clean repeal of Obamacare before the House. The House Freedom Caucus repeatedly argued that the best path to repealing Obamacare […]

President Trump Warns Republicans: Democrats Want Single-Payer, We Must Get Obamacare Repeal Done

In an attempt to bring a failed healthcare bill back from the dead Wednesday, President Trump told all 52 Republican Senators they have an obligation to keep their promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare before heading home for the August recess. “I intend to keep my promise and I know you will too,” Trump said […]

Health Care Disaster: Blame Dishonest Democrats Who Created ObamaCare and Lied About it

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., criticizes the Republican health care bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., said he will unveil their revised health care bill Thursday and begin voting on it next week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Behold, […]

Dear Congress: Repeal ObamaCare, or find new jobs

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced on Monday the Senate’s plan to pass a repeal-and-replace bill for the Affordable Care Act has failed, spurred in large part by conservative Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah). McConnell isn’t giving up, however; the new plan is to push for a repeal of ObamaCare now, […]

President Trump: Democrats Own This, We’re Going To Let Obamacare Collapse

Speaking from the White House Tuesday afternoon along side Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump said he is “disappointed” in the failure of the healthcare bill in the Senate and said he intends to allow Obamacare to collapse while continuing to pursue the rest of his agenda. “I’m disappointed, very disappointed. For so many […]

Jenny Beth Martin: Death of Healthcare Bill ‘a Major Step in the Right Direction’ Toward Full Repeal

Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, spoke with Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Tuesday regarding the Senate’s healthcare vote delay and House GOP plans to release its new budget. “I think it is extremely good news,” said Martin of the failure of the GOP’s current healthcare bill. “The fact […]

Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill Dead In Current Form

The revised version of the Senate Obamacare repeal bill is dead in its current form as two more GOP senators said they plan to vote against the motion to proceed on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) Monday. Sens. Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah joined Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Susan […]

McCain’s Blood Clot Blocks Obamacare Repeal Vote

The Senate will delay its vote on the health care bill, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday night. My statement on @SenJohnMcCain pic.twitter.com/WSqc9axgzm — Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) July 16, 2017 McConnell attributed the delay to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s expected absence, McCain underwent surgery to remove a blood clot at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona […]

Obama Stabbed Millennials in the Back with Healthcare

The millennials who put Obama in office twice will be stuck with outrageously high health insurance premiums under ObamaCare (Rainbow Dash). In a recent interview I conducted with Fred Smith, founder and longtime president of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, he lamented that libertarians are not winning the necessary battles. The administrative state is expanding. That […]

Why the Revised Senate Health Care Bill Is a Major Improvement Over the Status Quo

On Thursday, the Senate Republican leadership unveiled an updated version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. While it is an imperfect legislative product, it is nonetheless a major improvement over the status quo. Obamacare has wrecked both the individual and small group health insurance markets. After seven years, millions of Americans enrolled in […]

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