Tag Archives: health care reform

Trump: You Can’t Compare Any GOP Health Plan To Obamacare Because Obamacare Is Totally Dead

Politico reports: President Donald Trump isn’t giving up on a new plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Sunday morning tweets, Trump said a new health care plan is on its way, adding: “Obamacare is dead.” Congress has yet to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, something Trump promised during the campaign that he would do ...

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UnitedHealth To Leave Most Obamacare Markets

The Hill reports: The insurer UnitedHealth is pulling out of the ObamaCare marketplaces in all but a “handful” of states in 2017, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement, made my CEO Stephen Hemsley on an earnings call, follows up on the company’s statement in November that it was considering dropping out completely due to financial losses. The Obama administration argues ...

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Today At The Supreme Court

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White House: 11.4 Million Americans Are Now Covered Under Obamacare

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Pelosi Mocks Obamacare Repeal Attempts

From Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s YouTube channel: “It’s another week in the new Republican Congress, which means another stale attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Thanks to the health care law, uninsured rates are at a record low and more hardworking families are able to afford insurance and yet, Republicans are holding their 56th repeal vote. Unbelievable. Now I know ...

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SCOTUS To Hear Obamacare Challenge That Would Gut Exchange Subsidies

Via Bloomberg News: The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider a challenge to the subsidies that are a linchpin of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, accepting a case that suddenly puts the law under a new legal cloud. Two years after upholding much of the law by a single vote, the justices today said they will hear a Republican-backed appeal ...

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Headline Of The Day

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Smith)

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Obamacare? Are You Nuts?

“All dialog lifted verbatim from the comments sections of conservative web sites.” You’ll see the ending coming, but stick around for it anyway. (Tipped by JMG reader David)

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Thomas Peters: I’m On Obamacare

As we’ve long suspected, former NOM communications director Thomas Peters has enrolled in Obamacare. In November an online fundraiser for Peters’ medical bills raised over $40K and led many to wonder if he had already lost his insurance with NOM. In late December a posting to his recovery blog celebrated his enrollment in a “new health insurance plan,” prompting more ...

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Pets For Obamacare

The wingnuts are mocking this, of course.

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LIVE VIDEO: President Obama To Speak On Fixes For Affordable Care Act

The president is scheduled to speak at 11:30am Eastern.

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Meet The Face Of Healthcare.gov

The woman whose face adorned the Obamacare site has finally stepped forward, but is declining to give her last name because she says she’s been the subject of brutal cyber-bullying. Right wing sites today are taking particular glee at the news that the woman is not an American citizen. ABC News interviewed her this morning.

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Cruel Irony: Obamacare Opponent Thomas Peters Needs Money For Medical Care

Prior to the July swimming accident that left him a quadriplegic, when NOM communications director Thomas Peters wasn’t tweeting against gay marriage, he was issuing regular denouncements of Obamacare.  But now that he’s at the literal mercy of our current broken medical system,  a campaign for donations will be launched across social media later this week. I doubt that the ...

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REPORT: Obamacare Sign Up Deadline To Be Delayed By Up To Six Weeks

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It’s Over Everywhere But Teabagistan

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Ted Cruz Is Still Talking

As of this writing Sen. Ted Cruz has been talking for over 17 hours. A final vote on passage of the stop-gap spending measure is expected to come late Sunday if all the time for debate is used. This leaves the House of Representatives with less than a day to work on the continuing resolution before the Oct. 1 deadline ...

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Creepiest Anti-Obamacare Ads Ever?

Courtesy of the Koch Brothers: Generation Opportunity, a Virginia-based group that is part of a coalition of right-leaning organizations with financial ties to billionaire businessmen and political activists Charles and David Koch, will launch a six-figure campaign aimed at convincing young people to “opt-out” of the Obamacare exchanges. Later this month, the group will begin a tour of 20 college ...

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SCOTUS Orders Lower Court To Reopen Liberty Counsel’s Obamacare Suit

Today the Supreme Court ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to take another look at Liberty University’s anti-Obamacare lawsuit. The Supreme Court responded to a request from Liberty University, one of the groups that sued over the health care law’s individual mandate in 2010. When the court ruled in June that the mandate was constitutional, it dismissed Liberty’s entire ...

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Obama: We Can’t Turn Back Now

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Romney Signs Obamacare Repeal Pledge

Yesterday afternoon Mitt Romney put his name where his mouth has long been and officially signed the pledge to repeal Obamacare. The Independent Women’s Voice cheers via press release: “He understands that ObamaCare represents a government infringement on our constitutional liberties, and he knows that if implemented, it will lead to more government and less freedom, will place government bureaucrats ...

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