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How Windfall Earnings Can Spoil Your Obamacare Subsidy

Question: I expect $45,000 in self-employed income for my family of four this year, qualifying me for substantial government subsidies through the Affordable Care Act exchange. What happens if my actual earnings are just as expected until Dec. 31, 2014, when I realize an involuntary capital gain because a company that I own a stake […]

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Obamacare Forces Good Physicians to Quit

Last week, politicians who helped craft the Affordable Care Act (ACA) celebrated in self-congratulatory style the third anniversary of that monstrosity which will soon extinguish health care as we’ve known it. The president’s promises about the ACA saving money and allowing you to keep your existing health plan are proving false, as many predicted. The […]

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Obamacare Preventive Medical Services List

I have found this NOT to be true.  If I want ANY of these preventive medical services for FREE ( I use the term “free” loosely) I have to cancel my High Deductible Health Insurance ( I personally am grateful to  have an HSA from my employer to cover some expenses) and get another NEW […]

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Affordable Care Act Is Unaffordable And Onerous

ObamaCare: Does anyone remember hearing that one of the blessings of health reform would be doing your taxes a second time? Filling out fifteen pages and paying $1 trillion in taxes are just the latest ObamaCare surprises. ’1040″ is not most Americans’ lucky number. Yet hardly as unlucky as the digits in ObamaCare. The latest […]

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Obamacare Critics Were Right

In the frantic effort to actually implement Obamacare, some of the law’s champions are grudgingly coming to acknowledge that many of its critics’ key concerns were right. The latest example is the insurance companies’ panic over the perfectly obvious fact that the law is designed in a way that will encourage young and healthy people […]

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More Evidence of Death Panels in Obamacare

The foundations for health-care rationing and even so-called death panels may have already been quietly laid in largely unreported sections of President Obama’s health-care legislation. There is also concern for preferential treatment based on race, ethnicity and so-called life preferences. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, called for the establishment of […]

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Obama Administration: We Can and Will Force Christians to Act Against Their Faith

In a legal argument formally presented in federal court in the case of Hobby Lobby v. Kathleen Sebelius, the Obama administration is claiming that the First Amendment—which expressly denies the government the authority to prohibit the “free exercise” of religion—nonetheless allows it to force Christians to directly violate their religious beliefs even on a matter […]

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Hobby Lobby’s Emergency Application to Supreme Court: Sotomayor

Having been away, I’ll catch up quickly on Wednesday’s order by Justice Sotomayor, in her capacity as circuit justice for the Tenth Circuit, denying the emergency application by which the individual members of the Green family and their two closely-held family businesses sought an injunction, pending appeal, against the HHS mandate. That order puts the […]

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The Seventh Circuit Blocks the HHS Mandate for a Private Business: Sotomayor Squashed

Late yesterday afternoon (Friday), the Seventh Circuit granted an emergency injunction against the HHS mandate — preventing its enforcement against an Illinois business and its owners. My colleagues at the ACLJ represent Korte & Luitjohan Contractors, Inc., a family-owned, full-service construction contractor. The company is located in Highland, Ill., and employs about 90 workers. The […]

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Hobby Lobby, Obamacare and the Loss of America’s Soul

As for religious liberty, liberals like Supreme Court judge Sonia Sotomayor, rather than uphold religious liberty, facilitate Barack Obama’s effort to redefine the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. Jeannie DeAngelis In America, established rights such as religious liberty and the right to bear arms are currently under attack. Liberals are in charge and […]

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Hobby Lobby faces Millions in Fines for Bucking Obamacare

Washington (CNN)– Craft store giant Hobby Lobby is bracing for a $1.3 million a day fine beginning January 1 for noncompliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare The company opposes providing some contraceptives to employees through its company health care plan on religious grounds, saying some contraceptive products, like the morning […]

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Obamacare May Hike Your Pet’s Health Care Bills

The Heritage Foundation: Lachlan Markay American health care consumers aren’t the only ones who will be hit by slated Obamacare tax hikes. Medical bills for their pets may go up as well. According to a rule published Friday by the Internal Revenue Service, some medical devices used in veterinary practices will be hit by Obamacare’s […]

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Obamacare Sales Tax Will Cause Premiums to Rise By $10k Over 10 Years

The Washington Examiner Joel Gehrke President Obama’s health care overhaul contains a tax that will drive up premiums for individuals, families, and even Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, according to a new study released by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Obamacare “imposes a new sales tax on health insurance that starts at $8 billion in 2014, increase […]

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The Feds Blame the States for Refusing to Become ObamaCare Subsidiaries.

Wall Street Journal November 28, 2012 Hope and Exchange The feds blame the states for refusing to become ObamaCare subsidiaries. ObamaCare is due to land in a mere 10 months—about 300 days—and the Administration is not even close to ready, so naturally the political and media classes are attacking the Governors and state legislators who […]

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The Right Not to Work for Obamacare

The Washington Times – November 24, 2012 – Government medicine means servitude for doctors – Dr. Jane M. Orient About a century-and-a-half ago, the right not to work was established in the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. An employer could not force a person to work for him, even if he desperately needed to […]

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FL Gov Rick Scott Caves to Health Exchanges, but other GOP-led states hang tough

(We don’t call it the “Stupid Party” for nothing. Is it just me or is this man an IDIOT? If there are any responsible GOP members in the Fla. legislature they need to get Michael Cannon down to Fla. or on the phone in a hurry for a “Come to Jesus” meeting with this hypocrite.) […]

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Why Is Healthcare So Expensive

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Catholic Bishops Call Biden A Liar On ObamaCare

ObamaCare: The leaders of the vice president’s church are calling him out for denying the Affordable Care Act’s threat to religious liberty and the institutions that provide needed social services.As we noted in our post-debate analysis, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) were not amused with Joe Biden’s other great debate lie — that […]

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ObamaCare’s Uncertainty Cripples States And Providers

GOV. BOB MCCONNELL AND REP. FRED UPTON – Without repeal or delay, the full implementation of ObamaCare is now less than 15 months away. Yet citizens and policymakers face a mounting level of questions, fears and frustrations. Unfortunately, the administration’s continuing silence on its plans leaves patients, states and Congress with more anxiety than answers […]

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Surprise! HHS pilot program to send 2 million poor seniors from Medicare into … voucher programs

Ed Morrissey I know that every campaign promise Barack Obama makes has an expiration date … but this is ridiculous. The confetti is barely off the floor at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina after Obama’s acceptance speech, and already we find out that he’s flip-flopped. Remember this part of the speech, […]

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