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Dozens More Obamacare Regs To Be Unveiled in 2014

The Congressional Research Service has identified dozens of new regulations being written in various stages by agencies that will be applied to enforce Obamacare. There is no estimate of what the regulations will cost. That little tidbit of information doesn’t seem to be at the top of the list of things we should know about […]

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UPS Drops Spouses from Health Insurance

ObamaCare’s Latest Outrage Health Reform: Thousands of UPS workers have found out what’s actually in that Obama-Care package Democrats shipped out in 2010. Their company decided to drop coverage for spouses to avoid the law’s added costs. President Obama has been claiming lately that most of his signature law is already in place, and that […]

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Delta Airlines and the $100 Million Costs of Obamacare

  Obamacare. Delta Airlines, in a letter it prepared back in June, outlined just how onerous Obamacare would be to the airline. In the past twenty-four hours, during my radio show in Atlanta, numerous Delta employees called in to tell me Delta is now telling its employees their healthcare will be radically changed because of […]

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Town Trims Hours to Escape Obamacare

MIDDLETOWN — The township shaved back hours for some part-time workers to avoid providing insurance required under the federal health care reform law, the Asbury Park Press has learned. The change impacts about 25 part-time employees. But that could translate to a $775,000 annual increase in the township’s health insurance costs, based on the current […]

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‘Navigator’ Training Requirements cut “Appears Irresponsible.”

The problems keep stacking up for the partial implementation of Obamacare on October 1. The Wall Street Journal reports this week that the Department of Health and Human Services has cut back on the number of training hours required for the Obamacare “navigators,” federal workers who under the health care law are tasked with helping […]

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Unworkable ObamaCare: Continuing Chaos

Remember when President Obama famously promised that if you like your health-care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health-care plan? It was a brilliantly crafted political sound bite. Turns out, the statement is untrue. Aside from that small detail, the slightly larger problem is that the Obama administration doesn’t have a health-care plan. Yes, […]

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Has America Become A Nation Of Part-Time Workers?

Just when you thought that America’s labor market was improving, with employment gains averaging about 200,000 a month, comes Mort Zuckerman, real estate magnate and chairman of U.S. News & World Report, throwing cold water on any optimism. The truth, writes Zuckerman in the Wall Street Journal, is that, according to the Labor Department’s household […]

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Obamacare May Kill Part Time Jobs

Under ObamaCare, the 30-hour workweek may take a cue from the clumsy Dodo bird and disappear — due to clumsy regulation. If that sounds extreme, just consider: For a worker making $16 an hour for 29 hours per week, the 30th hour of work each week could cost an employer $112.15. In other words, ObamaCare […]

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Labor Unions Say “Bye Bye” to ObamaCare

Despite union leaders campaigning to re-elect President Obama and despite many union leaders campaigning for passage of ObamaCare, more unions have decided to…bail on ObamaCare. More from The Hill: Months after the president’s reelection, a variety of unions are publicly balking at how the administration plans to implement the landmark law. They warn that unless […]

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Socialism, Obamacare and America

The American government has been at the forefront of ensuring access to affordable health services to all United States citizens. The American  health care benefits can be seen through the provision of different health care programs such as Medicaid, Medicare and now, Obamacare. However, this strategy has faced sharp criticisms with critics arguing that the […]

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Regal Cinemas Cut Employees Hours

The nation’s largest movie theater chain has cut the hours of thousands of employees, saying in a company memo that ObamaCare requirements are to blame. Regal Entertainment Group, which operates more than 500 theaters in 38 states, last month rolled back shifts for non-salaried workers to 30 hours per week, putting them under the threshold […]

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How to Handle Obamacare’s Suffocating Insurance Costs

The best way to understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to realize that it confers large benefits on some people and imposes large costs on others. If you are one of the ones who will qualify for expanded Medicaid, you will get something for nothing. Although there are quality issues and access problems, including […]

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South Carolina One Step Closer to Nullifying ObamaCare

South Carolina One Step Closer to Nullifying ObamaCare

South Carolina is one step closer to nullifying ObamaCare within the borders of the Palmetto State. The Constitutional Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee passed H3101, the Freedom of Health Care Protection Act. Within days the bill will be heard by the full Judiciary Committee of the state House of Representatives. In an exclusive […]

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Obamacare’s ‘nasty surprises’ for Businesses

Massachusetts smugly preened as the Democrats rammed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare, through Congress. But in a column published today, March 25, some of the nasty surprises of Obamacare are coming to light, particularly for small to medium-size businesses (SMBs). Massachusetts thought that, because Obamacare was modeled on […]

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‘Obamacare’ Is a Drag On Sales & Hiring

Business owners claim they’re experiencing poor sales, holding back hiring, and planning layoffs because of “Obamacare,” according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book, an overview of the business conditions in each of its 12 districts. And the March 6 report doesn’t merely imply this. It doesn’t say it in passing. It specifically states that […]

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Obamacare’s Predictable Problems

“What we’ve learned through the course of this program is that this is really not a sensible way for the health-care system to be run.” That was Gary Cohen, director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. He was talking about the apparently surprising need to halt […]

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Obamacare vs. Minimum Wage

President Obama, in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, proposed raising the minimum wage from its current level of $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour. It’s a policy that typically polls well, even though its economic impact is questionable at best, and likely ends up hurting the very people it is intended to […]

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Universities Bludgeon Adjuncts With Obamacare Loophole

When the Affordable Care Act passed in early 2010, many in academia—faculty and students alike—cheered on. But now that its provisions are going into effect, some of these same people are learning firsthand that Obamacare has some nasty side effects. A new piece in the Wall Street Journal reports that many colleges are cutting back […]

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As Obamacare Gears Up for Implementation, Enthusiasm for it Falls

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the individual mandate and President Obama’s re-election removed all doubt about whether Obamacare would become the law of the land. But in 2012, even as the historic decision was handed down by the highest court and even as a majority of the electorate decided to give the president […]

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5 ways Obamacare May be Harmful to Your Wealth

Obamacare has made sweeping changes to the U.S. health insurance system that will make coverage more expensive for everyone. The law calls for a range of tax increases and Medicare cuts to cover the cost of mandates that will affect the finances of everyone who pays for health insurance. Here are five ways Obamacare will […]

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