Posts Tagged ‘ Obamacare ’

Hidden Taxes in the Obamacare Bill

November 25, 2009
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Both the House Obamacare bill and the Senate Obamacare bill rely on massive tax increases on the American people.  Most of the major Obamacare details are known.  However, as more and more Obamacare details come to light, the impacts of the Obamacare bill on the American people become clear. One such impact is the...
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Poll: Voters Reject Obamacare Bill

November 23, 2009
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A new poll shows that as voters understand the detail of Obama health care plan the support for the Obamacare bill begins to erode.  This would help explain why the Democrat leadership is pushing for votes on the Obamacare bill before the Obamacare details are fully understood by the people. According to a Rasmussen...
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Pelosi Version of Obamacare Will Cost $1.8 Trillion

November 6, 2009
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The Pelosi version of Obamacare will cost $1.8 trillion over 10 years according to the CBO.  This is in contrast to the claims of Nancy Pelosi that it will only cost $900 million and be deficit neutral. How can Pelosi be so far off from the $1.8 trillion estimate?  Here is a hint, she...
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

November 1, 2009
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Pelosi Pushes for Tort Reform?

The Democrat controlled House unveiled their nearly 2,000 page Health Care Reform bill this week providing another version of Obamacare.  One of the easier ways to reduce costs have been left out of most of the bills penned so far this year.  However, the newest House bill that Nancy Pelosi introduced does include a...
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Does the Government Think You Have a Cadillac Insurance Plan?

October 15, 2009
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The Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare relies on several funding mechanisms.  One of those mechanisms is a tax on Cadillac insurance plan.  To many Americans, this means some plan that only rich fat cat CEOs or billionaires can have.  However, many Americans that have employer based health care are deemed Cadillac insurance...
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Accounting Tricks in the Baucus Health Care Bill

October 15, 2009
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It has been reported in the press that the CBO calculated the cost of the Baucus health care bill version of Obamacare will cost approximately $856 billion and will reduce the deficit over ten years.  However, as usual with congress, the devil is in the details and especially so in Obamacare. Today in the...
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All Government Healthcare Plans Will Cover Illegals

October 10, 2009
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Everyone remembers President Obama declaring that public insurance options would not cover illegal immigrants and Rep Joe Wilson shouting “You lie!”  We have also reported that the Congressional Research Service has stated that HR 3200 would cover illegal immigrants. There have also been numerous attempts by House and Senate Republicans to add amendments to...
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Public Option Stumbles in Congress

September 29, 2009
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The Senate Finance committee voted 15 to 8 and 13 to 10 in a bipartisan vote rejecting amendments to the Finance Committee’s deliberation over the senate health care reform bill. As Max Baucus (D – MT) pushed his committee to draft a bill that would pass in the Senate, Senators Rockefeller (D-WV) and Schumer (D – NY)...
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Failure to enroll in Obamacare Could Lead to Jail Time

September 25, 2009
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Last weekend when President Obama was making the rounds on the Sunday talk shows, he told George Stephanopoulos that forcing people to get health insurance isn’t a tax.  You can agree or disagree with the facts on if it is a tax or not.  However, if you fail to enroll in health care, you...
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Another Lie Joe Wilson Missed in Obama’s Health Care Speech

September 17, 2009
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Earlier this month, Rep. Joe Wilson uttered the “You Lie” shout heard around the world in response to President Obama’s claim that illegal immigrants would not be covered under the President’s plan.  To be fair, Obama may not have been talking about HR 3200.  However, if the President was referring to HR 3200, the...
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