Tag: ACA

Anatomy of a Policy Murder: Will Duplicity and Dupes Kill Hope and Change?

If the last 40-odd days of health care hysteria serve any intellectually viable purpose, it is to ratify the Thomas Theorem on self-fulfilling prophesies: If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences. Indeed, like the famous “toilet paper panic” from the 1973 oil crisis and the more recent Obama ammo-hoarding ammo […]

State Sen. Gifts Kathleen Sebelius A Copy Of 'Web Sites for Dummies'

It’s been a tough several weeks for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. With healthcare.gov website problems, people losing their health insurance coverage, and others finding out that their premiums will go up, the Obama Administration, and Sec. Sebelius in particular, can’t catch a break. After being grilled by a congressional committee over the problems […]

Ted Cruz Keeps Talking, Democrats Rejoice

Ted Cruz, the first-term Republican Senator from Texas, has been called the “Distinguished Wacko Bird From Texas.” And it has been said that the term is fondly embraced by the Senator and his base of followers. As a result of his shenanigans leading the charge during the recent GOP/Teabully Government shutdown debacle, the majority of American voters, […]

Dem Flips Out On GOP At Obamacare Hearing: 'Are You Really Serious' (VIDEO)

Representative Bill Pascrell of New Jersey lost it on Rep. Tim Griffin (R-OK) when he suggested there were efforts made by the GOP to cover preexisting conditions today at the congressional hearings over the difficult Affordable Care Act start up. Pascrell asked Griffin what he was going to do about his constituents who had already […]

GOPer, Marsha Blackburn Has No Idea What HIPAA Is, But That Doesn't Stop Her Obamacare Tirade (VIDEO)

This morning on CNN, Tennessee House Rep (R), Marsha Blackburn asserted that “Obamacare” violates the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) law. However, when pressed by anchor, Carol Costello, Blackburn seemed to have little grasp of how Obamacare runs afoul of the law, or even what the law states. The 1994 law states that […]