August 18, 2017

ACTION ALERT – FULL REPEAL OF OBAMACARE

In the history of America, next to Roe vs. Wade, the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) has created a far-reaching crisis against the unalienable right to life of every individual American including the unborn. Based on Malthusian ideology[1], it has laid the groundwork for the assault on both sides of the life spectrum. Only through […]

Republicans won’t vote on ObamaCare repeal bill this week.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) confirmed Thursday night that GOP leadership will not bring a revised ObamaCare repeal bill to the floor this week. White House officials had been pushing for a vote by President Trump’s 100th day in office on Saturday, but it was clear Thursday night that the 216 GOP votes needed to pass the healthcare bill […]

White House Begins Release of Tax Plans: Simplify, Eliminate AMT, Death, Obamacare Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Details of the Trump Administration tax reform plans began trickling out Wednesday, revealing plans to massively simplify the tax system, adjust tax rates for individuals and businesses, and eliminate several taxes including the AMT, inheritance, and specific Obamacare taxes. During the 1:30 p.m. White House press briefing, a document was provided to […]

House Freedom Caucus Announces Support Of House GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill.

The House Freedom Caucus announced its official support for the leadership-backed Obamacare repeal bill Wednesday, having been swayed by an amendment that makes substantial changes to the initial legislation. “NEWS: Freedom Caucus announces official position of support for AHCA with MacArthur amendment included,” HFC spokeswoman Alyssa Farah confirmed in a tweet. The decision comes after […]

Two More Insurance Companies Drop Out Of Failing Obamacare Exchanges

Two more insurance companies have announced that they will leave Obamacare’s failing exchanges. On Monday, The New York Times reported that Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced their intention to leave Iowa’s Obamacare exchange next year because they lost $90 million in three years due to most of their enrollees having “expensive medical conditions.” “Finding […]

First US City Set To See Complete Obamacare Collapse

Knoxville, Tenn., could be the first city in the U.S. where Obamacare completely collapses, leaving tens of thousands of people without the option to buy a subsidized insurance policy. Humana, the city’s only remaining insurance provider on its Obamacare exchange, announced it is exiting the market in 2018. If that happens, Knoxville citizens will be […]

Trump Doubles Down On House Freedom Caucus For Opposing Obamacare Repeal

President Donald Trump spoke out for the second time against members of the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) Thursday for not supporting the American Health Care Act (AHCA). HFC Chairman Mark Meadow proved to be a formidable roadblock for the president and Republican leadership. Meadows was able to whip conservatives into standing against the AHCA, which, […]

House cancels ObamaCare repeal vote as GOP defections mount.

Republicans are pulling their ObamaCare repeal bill from a scheduled Friday afternoon vote, an acknowledgment that it was headed toward a defeat. President Trump asked Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to pull the measure a day after issuing an ultimatum that the House had to vote on it, a GOP aide said. Ryan is announcing the […]

Trump delivers ultimatum to GOP on ObamaCare repeal.

Donald Trump is done being nice. The president on Thursday night gave an ultimatum to House conservatives, telling them he’ll leave ObamaCare in place unless they get on board with White House-backed legislation to repeal and replace the seven-year-old healthcare law. At a dramatic closed-door House GOP conference meeting, Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, delivered […]

GOP leaders delay ObamaCare replacement vote, amid opposition.

Republican leaders canceled a vote in the House on the plan to replace ObamaCare Thursday, after leadership’s attempts to lobby enough votes apparently failed — a major setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump. Trump and Republican leaders had spent much of the day scrambling to get both moderates and conservatives on board […]

Centrists balk at GOP ObamaCare bill.

GOP centrists in the House are fleeing from their party’s ObamaCare repeal-and-replace legislation, complicating White House efforts to win passage in a vote scheduled for Thursday. Centrist defections in the last 24 hours include Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), the co-chairman of the moderate Tuesday Group, which has roughly 50 members. Reps. Dan Donovan (R-N.Y.), David […]

Rand Paul predicts House GOP will pull ObamaCare repeal bill, start over.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that absent a last-minute deal, he believes House GOP leadership will scrap its current bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare and start over. “I think there’s easily 35 no votes right now, so unless something happens in the next 24 hours, I would predict they pull the bill and […]

Congress After Dark: Here Are The Changes To The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

With the GOP health care bill on life support, the changes to the bill to shore up Republican support were unveiled late last night. It’s not a secret that conservative are furious about the American Health Care Act. They’ve waited several years for the GOP to draft a replacement bill and repeal Obamacare, only to have […]

Trump: Look, Obamacare is ‘Dead’ and I’m ‘100 Percent’ Behind Our Replacement Plan

Up first, a key nugget of news: Now that the Trump/Ryan healthcare bill narrowly cleared another hurdle in the budget committee this week (more on that in a moment), it has been sent over to the rules committee — the final stage before a full floor vote. House leadership is apparently sufficiently confident that this final […]

Bernie Sanders’ curious claim that ‘thousands will die’ if GOP Obamacare repeal is passed

Senator Bernie Sanders made the extremely serious claim that “thousands will die” if the GOP Obamacare replacement bill is passed. His only problem is that he can’t recall where he got that information. Washington Free Beacon: Sanders made the claim while speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper but could not provide any specific sources that backed […]

Obamacare 2.0 Guts Enforcement, Gives Illegal Aliens Health Care Through Identity Fraud

The Obamacare 2.0 bill pushed by some Republicans strips out even Obamacare’s weak protections preventing illegal aliens from signing up for health care meant for citizens. A draft of the bill, released by the House Committee on Ways and Means, cannot even include bare-bones provisions requiring officials to check an enrollee’s immigration status, the Conservative Review’s Daniel Horowitz […]

CBO: Full Repeal of Obamacare Insures More Americans than Ryan’s Obamacare-lite Plan

According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections, a full repeal of Obamacare would insure more Americans than Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare-lite reforms. The CBO’s analysis on the Republican leadership’s plan to repeal Obamacare predicts it would drop insurance for 14 million people in 2018, while 24 million would lose insurance by 2026. Compared to these […]

Obamacare Victims Tell Their Horror Stories at The White House

President Trump met with a number of Americans deeply and negatively affected by Obamacare at the White House Monday as the administration tries to sell the American Health Care Act. “Our rates are three times what they were before Obamacare started. We have one provider in the county,” Carrie Couey of Colorado said. “We have […]

Former HHS Secretary: Yes, There Is A Point In Saying That Obamacare Is Killing Rural America

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius agreed to two points made by NBC’s Chuck Todd: a) Americans in rural America are getting financially killed by Obamacare. Bill Clinton was not incorrect in saying that the law is the craziest thing in the world; and b) health care choice is a rare event outside […]

Tea Party Activists Look to President Trump to Clean Up Ryan’s Obamacare 2.0

Tea Party activists, while critical of the healthcare bill proposed by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), are giving President Trump the benefit of the doubt when it comes to the process of honoring his campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. “We have no doubt President Trump is on our side,” Tom Zawistowksi, president of the […]

Trust President Trump on Obamacare

If I had a switch and could play king for a few minutes, I would repeal ObamaCare (all 2,000 something pages), establish a three-year transition period for those currently covered, and send the darn thing to the states. My memo to governors and state legislatures would say: welcome to federalism. Of course, I don’t have […]

Rand Paul introduces alternative to ‘Obamacare Lite’ bill that focuses on repeal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has lead the fight against lukewarm attempts at an Obamacare repeal, and after the GOP submitted a bill that Paul labeled “Obamacare Lite,” and as promised the Kentucky senator has introduced his own bill according to The Hill. The bill itself is very similar to the same Obamacare repeal bill Republicans […]

Here’s Where Conservative Groups Stand on Obamacare Replacement Plan

There appears to be an abundance of conservative skeptics in the midst of the Administration’s new health care brainchild to repeal and replace Obamacare, the American Health Care Act. A number of big-name conservative groups have outwardly expressed their resentment: Club for Growth, renaming it “Ryancare.” Heritage Action for America, who dubbed the move “bad politics” […]

Physicians on Ryan’s Obamacare 2.0: ‘Doomed for Failure’.

Physicians urging patient-centered, free-market health care say House Speaker Paul Ryan’s newly released proposal to repeal Obamacare does not actually repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and, therefore, is “doomed for failure.” “Since this does not completely repeal the ACA, we are still left with thousands of pages of regulations that will have unknown consequences in […]

BREAKING: Obamacare 2.0 Guts Enforcement, Gives Illegal Aliens Health Care Through Identity Fraud.

The Obamacare 2.0 bill pushed by some Republicans strips out even Obamacare’s weak protections preventing illegal aliens from signing up for health care meant for citizens. A draft of the bill, released by the House Committee on Ways and Means, cannot even include bare-bones provisions requiring officials to check an enrollee’s immigration status, the Conservative Review’s Daniel Horowitz […]

House Republicans Finally Release Their Obamacare Repeal Bill. Here’s What It Aims To Do.

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden released legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare Monday, which would effectively abolish the penalties linked to the individual and employer mandate and repeals Medicaid expansion by 2020. The bill’s architects said it’s designed to give the powers back to the […]

Major Health Insurance Company: Obamacare in “Death Spiral”

Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini gave a grim prognosis for the future of Obamacare on Wednesday, saying that markets established under Barack Obama’s policy are nearing failure as premiums skyrocket and healthy individuals drop out. “It is in a death spiral,” Bertolini said to the Wall Street Journal. Aetna, was one of the hardest hit insurers under […]

Poll: Only 27 Percent of Americans Want to Keep Obamacare Intact

  I’m only highlighting this new poll as pushback against the lazy media narrative that Obamacare is suddenly popular now that Republicans are finally in a position to dismantle it. It’s true that status quo bias and the public’s general aversion to even more healthcare policy turmoil has swelled the ranks of the “don’t repeal” crowd […]

Tom Price Clears Senate, Ready to Dismantle Obamacare as HHS Chief.

The Senate voted 52-47 early Friday morning to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a surgeon who has fought to repeal Obamacare, as the 23rd secretary of health and human services. Not a single Democrat voted for Price, an outspoken critic of Obamacare who is expected to oversee the dismantling and replacement of the health care law […]

The Perpetual Failure of ObamaCare and Single Payer Healthcare

ObamaCare and single payer care have repeatedly proven incapable of controlling healthcare costs (Huffington Post). The American Left is fond of presenting the state of American healthcare in the most dire and precarious terms. We are told that before the wondrous implementation of the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as ObamaCare) that the greatest […]

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