The cost curve has been bent, but it sure hasn’t been bent downward Health insurance premiums are skyrocketing under the 'Affordable' Care Act

Remember when we were told that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would “bend the cost curve downward”? From The Wall Street Journal: ObamaCare’s Wallet-Buster Health Plans While insurance premiums and deductibles soar, Hillary Clinton takes credit for the president’s mess. By Nathan Nascimento | January 31, 2016 6:22 p.m. ET On the campaign …

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How do you like Matt Bevin now? As a gubernatorial candidate, he promised to end Kentucky's Medicaid expansion; as governor, he is just trying to "fix" it

A lot of conservatives were very upset when Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) defeated businessman Matt Bevin in the Republican senatorial primary in 2014. Senator McConnell, in line to become Senate Majority Leader if the Republicans captured the chamber, wasn’t a true conservative, while Mr Bevin most certainly was. But, when The Washington Post praises now …

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We told you so! Obaminablecare does not work, and will never work, because it cannot work!

From RedState: Will Obamacare put YOUR doctor out of business next? By: Moe Lane (Diary) | December 8th, 2015 at 08:30 PM The Democrats are continuing to stick Americans with bills for Obamacare – only this time, it’s the hospitals and doctors who are sweating.  Quick background on this: as most of you know, the Obamacare …

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The Republican presidential candidate who has done the most to attack Obysmalcare

One of the reasons that I have been more in favor of candidates like Scott Walker, Rick Perry and Carly Fiorina is that I look for candidates who have actually done something, as opposed to those who say that they are going to get something done, if only they are given the opportunity. Senators and …

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We told you so!

From The Wall Street Journal: Rising Rates Pose Challenge to Health Law Higher-cost premiums for 2016 threaten the appeal of the program for the healthy customers it needs By Louise Radnofsky, Paul Overberg and Stephanie Armour | Updated November 19, 2015 2:21 p.m. ET Many people signing up for 2016 health policies under the Affordable …

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I got to see the doctor right away! And that's because I use the private health care system

For some unknown reason, I developed some significant pain in the pall of my right foot last Friday. I was simply toughing it out, when my darling bride (of 36 years, 5 months and 24 days) noticed it and insisted that I make an appointment to see the doctor. She’s a registered nurse, so I …

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Are all Republicans RINOs? They have all agreed with the underlying premise of the Affordable Care Act

One of the fundamental differences that conservatives have with the left is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This 2010 monstrosity legislation effectively put the federal government in charge of insuring that all Americans had access to health care, whether they could afford it or not. Not one single Republican voted for it, not …

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Of course, our medical records are completely safe!

Federal Mandates for Healthcare: Digital Record-Keeping Will Be Required of Public and Private Healthcare Providers A key provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is about to go into effect, and healthcare providers across the country are preparing to comply. As of January 1, 2014, all public and private healthcare providers and …

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Defunding Planned Parenthood

Since everybody is now required to have health insurance, and all health insurance plans are required to provide contraception at no cost to the patient, why does Planned Parenthood need federal subsidies? It would seem to me that the only part of their business which would not be covered by insurance is abortion, and the …

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So, just who won with the Affordable Care Act?

With any legislation, there will be winners and losers, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is no exception. We already know who lost: people who already had health insurance lost, as they’ve seen their insurance rates skyrocket while being required to pay for coverage that they do not need. But who won? From …

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