Tag Archives: ObamaCare
Cato’s Michael Cannon explores this subject in detail. Her latest abuse of power is to shake down companies and groups she regulates to “contribute” to nonprofits that are “working to enroll uninsured Americans and increase awareness of the law.”
Unlike the media True Believers, I cannot cheer a four-year low in unemployment that is far above the predicted level of unemployment if Congress hadn’t passed Obama’s failure of a “stimulus” in 2009 statistically helped by the fact that so many potential workers have abandoned the labor force — if the labor force participation rateContinue Reading
Not cool: “Any added costs are going to have to be passed on,” said Mike Ruffer, a Five Guys franchise holder with eight of the popular restaurants in the Raleigh-Durham, N.C. area. He will need all the profits from at least one of his eight outlets just to cover his estimated added $60,000-a year inContinue Reading
Yet again I ask the president’s voters: just where do you think the growth will come from? On Monday, the IRS will propose imposing an excise tax under Obamacare, taxing health insurance companies billions each year. Source: Wesley J. Smith at NRO, who goes on to ask how that is supposed to keep health care costsContinue Reading
Hooray. Just more confirmation of my theory that any story with “trillion” in it contains more bad news for the American people.
There are all kinds of questions surrounding ObamaCare and North Carolina’s response to it. Yesterday, Republicans in the General Assembly introduced legislation that would block the expansion of Medicaid and leave the creation of a health exchange to the federal government, rather than the state creating one. This seems to be broadly in keeping withContinue Reading
In Monday’s Wall Street Journal, Paul Christiansen wrote an opinion piece entitled, “To Outsmart ObamaCare, Go Protean.” In it, he says, Thousands of small businesses across the U.S. are desperately looking for a way to escape their own fiscal cliff. That’s because ObamaCare is forcing them to cover their employees’ health care or pay aContinue Reading