ObamaCare's Secret Mandate Exemption

HHS quietly repeals the individual purchase rule for two more years.

The Wall Street Journal 3/11/2014

ObamaCare’s implementers continue to roam the battlefield and shoot their own wounded, and the latest casualty is the core of the Affordable Care Act—the individual mandate. To wit, last week the Administration quietly excused millions of people from the […]

The Pritzker Hearing and the Chicago-DC Ruling Class

Joel B. Pollak Breitbart.com Big Government 24 May 2013

…Pritzker might well pass confirmation 100 to zero. And that is a shame, because it is hard to imagine a worse representative of American business. Pritzker was born into wealth; she ran a bank into the ground through subprime lending; she served on the board of […]

Uh-oh: Obamacare’s Target Audience Doesn’t Particularly Want It.

Nick Gillespie Reason Magazine 4/4/2013

Over at Investor’s Business, the always-interesting John Merline sends word of a troubling development when it comes to Obamacare: The very people it was supposed to help the most – the uninsured – don’t seem to want the damned thing.

After looking at a series of slides posted by Health […]

#ObamaCare regulations: 828 new pages, 20 thousand so far, more to come

Sen. Mitch McConnell Twitter 3/11/2013

#ObamaCare regulations – 828 pages in one day. Overall, there are nearly 20,000 pages – with many more to come. twitter.com/McConnellPress…

— Sen. McConnell Press (@McConnellPress) March 11, 2013


H/T Ace of Spades HQ

Also at the site, Working With Reality What ObamaCare will mean for patients and doctors.


Quote of the day–Pot, meet Kettle

2 August 2012


“Because of the Citizens United decision, Karl Rove and the Republicans are looking forward to a breakfast the day after the election. They are going to assemble 17 angry old white men for breakfast, some of them will slobber in their food, some will have scrambled eggs, some will […]

‘Weak as water!’ So move over…

McConnell: Odds long to undo health care law

The Associated Press via The Washington Examiner 7/2/2012

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — It’s on his to-do list, but U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the odds are against repealing the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

The Kentucky Republican said Monday it’s hard to unravel […]