Michael Tennant

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 09:09

The ObamaCare Battle of Capitol Hill

A brutal political fight is playing out on Capitol Hill as members of Congress try to preserve their exemption from part of ObamaCare.

Elizabeth O'Bagy, whose writings on behalf of the allegedly moderate Syrian opposition forces have been cited by high-ranking politicians, was fired by a neoconservative think tank for claiming to hold a degree that she does not.

 

Analysts are finding that the Obama administration's claims of a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad cannot withstand scrutiny.

According to a study by National Journal, ObamaCare will make individual insurance cost far more than employer-sponsored insurance and encourage employers to drop coverage.

 

 

Republican congressional leaders have signaled that they do not intend to fight for defunding ObamaCare in upcoming negotiations over a continuing resolution.

A recent study finds that ObamaCare is unlikely to induce many young, healthy people to buy insurance, sending the insurance industry into a "death spiral" of rising premiums and fewer, sicker beneficiaries.

Monday, 19 August 2013 15:21

ObamaCare’s Marriage Penalty

Add ObamaCare to the list of federal laws penalizing marriage, in this case by reducing health insurance subsidies as household income increases.

The Obama administration awarded three Planned Parenthood branches over $655,000 to serve as "navigators" to help sign people up for subsidized insurance under ObamaCare.

President Obama wants the FCC to increase a cellphone fee to fund high-speed Internet access in schools.

Attorney General Eric Holder announced new Justice Department guidelines aimed at reducing the number of federal prosecutions and prisoners and the sentences of some low-level, nonviolent drug offenders.

 

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