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Seniors Save Big Thanks To ObamaCare

December 27, 2011

From USA Today: By Kelly Kennedy 12/6/2011 WASHINGTON – More than 2.65 million Medicare recipients have saved more than $1.5 billion on their prescriptions this year, a $569-per-person average, while premiums have remained stable, the government plans to announce today. That’s because of the provision of the health care law that put a 50% discount…

The Individual Mandate’s Shameless Flip-Floppers

December 8, 2011

From The Hill: GOPers Who Were For It Before They Were Against It By Juan Williams 12/05/11 05:15 AM ET What do Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, the leading contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, have in common? Long before President Obama, both supported an idea they now pretend to spurn — the idea of…

Republicans Lay Groundwork For Healthcare Repeal

October 18, 2011

From The Los Angeles Times: Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) and other conservatives have long favored replacing the current healthcare system. (Riccardo S. Savi, WireImage / October 18, 2011) Seeing a chance to regain power next year, GOP activists are making sure they’re ready to act on a full rollback of President Obama’s overhaul. By Noam N. Levey…

South Carolina: Home Of Individual-Mandate Hypocrisy

October 3, 2011

From Slate: South Carolina Gov. Nikiki Haley | Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Why aren’t conservatives complaining about this South Carolina insurance law? By Eliot Spitzer| Posted Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 The “individual mandate” in President Obama’s Affordable Care Act has provoked incredible enthusiasm among the act’s supporters and towering rage in its opponents. The obligation…

Clarence and Virginia Thomas Against Healthcare Reform

August 22, 2011

From The New Yorker: As the Justice has assumed an influential role on the Roberts Court, his wife has helped lead the public war against the Administration. ILLUSTRATION: PHILIP BURKE By Jeffrey Toobin August 29, 2011 It has been, in certain respects, a difficult year for Clarence Thomas. In January, he was compelled to amend several…

10 GOP Ideas Found In The New Health Care Reform Law

November 11, 2010

Some stridently partisan opponents of the new health care reform law have vilified its advocates as enemies of our Constitution while ignoring that – complicated and imperfect though the law may be – major aspects of it were hatched within conservative circles or have enjoyed Republican support in the recent past. This often overlooked truth…

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