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    JLF’s Katherine Restrepo Responds To Blue Cross Health Insurance Rate Increase

    If you buy your health insurance through Obamacare with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, get ready to shell out even more for your coverage. On Thursday, the health insurer announced it has requested a 2018 rate hike for Obamacare policies that will average 22.9 percent. JLF’s health care…
    Donna Martinez, May 26, 2017
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    Scalia: Call it SCOTUScare, not Obamacare

    Breaking bad news: In King v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia lays out what today’s ruling on Obamacare means.    In the dissent, Scalia writes, Having transformed two major parts of the law, the Court today has turned its attention…
    Terry Stoops, June 25, 2015
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    NC Congressman responds to BCBS rate increase

    North Carolina’s Patrick McHenry from the 10th district published a press release on Monday after Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC announced rate hikes of nearly 26% for healthcare plans. He said, “Today’s announcement is further evidence that in North Carolina, the basic premise of Obamacare—that healthcare would become affordable—is…
    Sarah Curry, June 2, 2015
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    Sen. Ted Cruz talks foreign policy, Clinton, Rubio, Obamacare before JLF speech

    GOP presidential contender Ted Cruz speaks with reporters Monday. (CJ photo by Don Carrington) Before U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and an announced candidate for president spoke to the John Locke Foundation’s headliner luncheon, he took a few moments to speak with reporters gathered outside the North…
    Barry Smith, April 13, 2015
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    Insurance Subsidies heard in US Supreme Court on Friday

    Last week the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the King v. Burwell case that challenges the legality of federal health care subsidies to low- and middle-income residents who purchase insurance on the federal health care exchange in those 37 states that did not establish their own state-based exchange. This issue for the…
    Sarah Curry, November 13, 2014
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    Video killed the ACA star

    Another video has surfaced featuring smug, elitist Obamacare architect Jonathan “What, Another Speak-o?” Gruber boasting about Americans being “too stupid” to realize they were being deliberately misled over the Affordable Care Act. Earlier this week, Americans learned from a University of Pennsylvania video that Gruber had trumpeted his…
    Jon Sanders, November 12, 2014
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    Local Congressman’s Op-Ed in Lincoln County paper

    Lincoln County is near Charlotte and in the district of one of North Carolina’s congressmen.  Patrick McHenry wrote an op-ed and it was published in the Lincoln-Times News.  I pulled some excerpts from the article, but if you want to read the entire article, click here. Last…
    Sarah Curry, September 30, 2014
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    Br[ackets] and c[elebrities] — the panem et circenses of present-day America

    Conjure magic for them and they’ll be distracted. Take away their freedom, and still they’ll roar. The beating heart of Rome is not the marble of the Senate. It’s the sand of the Colosseum. He’ll bring them death, and they will love him for it. — Senator Gracchus, describing the…
    Jon Sanders, March 19, 2014