Michael Tennant

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 09:00

Alaska Republicans Bail Out ObamaCare

The Republican-dominated Alaska legislature just passed a bill to bail out its state's ObamaCare exchange, which is already beginning to show signs of a death spiral.

Next year, nearly 100,000 Coloradans are poised to lose their ObamaCare exchange insurance, and those who don’t lose it may face premium hikes as high as 40 percent, according to a preliminary report from the Colorado Division of Insurance.


The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill to reform the civil asset forfeiture process, making it harder for law enforcement to confiscate property and easier for owners to recover their confiscated property.

Two Senate bills have been amended to give the FBI its long-sought power to search Americans' e-mails, and possibly their web-browsing history, without a warrant.

An openly homosexual Texas pastor who sued Whole Foods Market for allegedly putting an anti-gay slur on a cake he bought has withdrawn his lawsuit, admitting the entire story was a hoax.

The FDA recently announced that certain antibiotics it approved have "disabling and potentially permanent serious side effects," adding fuel to a lawsuit alleging that a former FDA commissioner suppressed information about these side effects for personal gain.

The FBI wants to exempt its massive biometrics database from federal law requiring individuals to be notified that their data is being collected and given a chance to correct inaccuracies in it.

ObamaCare insurers who did not get the bailouts they requested are suing the federal government in an attempt to circumvent Congress' power of the purse.

ObamaCare exchange premiums are set to rise significantly on November 1, just one week before the election, a coincidence that worries Democrats.

Insurers, losing millions on the ObamaCare exchanges, want large premium increases or they may withdraw from the exchanges.

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