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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 Opponents Going About Health Care Reform All Wrong

While all eyes are or aren’t on Washington this holiday season as we near our collective jump off the fiscal cliff in the New Year, there is another battle well under way in our state capitals over, you guessed it, the president’s signature health care overhaul. Upholding the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate as a […]

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EDITORIAL: Obamacare’s costly new year

The re-election of President Obama means Uncle Sam is only going to grow larger. As the new year arrives, Americans are likely to see with their own eyes the consequence of their choice of chief executive as health care costs escalate thanks to Obamacare. Provisions of the law that take effect in the new year […]

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Restaurant Chains Ditch Plans to Cut Workers’ Hours in Response to Health Care Law

The company that owns the Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants backed down Thursday from its plan to cut employees’ hours in response to President Obama’s health care law. Darden Restaurants — one of several restaurant firms embroiled in political controversy over employees’ health care benefits — said Thursday it will not follow through with […]

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Do Americans Understand the Gravity of What Happened in the Supreme Court?

Town Hall – June 29, 2012-Neal Boortz The True Impact of the Obamacare Decision Do Americans – do you — really understand the gravity of what happened in the Supreme Court yesterday? Do you have any idea at all how the power of the Imperial Federal Government of the United States has been exponentially increased? […]

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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 Flaws That Will Bring Down Obama’s Health Care Plan

States have another incentive to refrain from setting up exchanges under the health care law: It protects companies and individuals in the state from tax increases. The law introduces penalties of as much as $3,000 per employee for firms that don’t provide insurance — but only if an employee is getting coverage with the help […]

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Obamacare to Jack Up Insurance Premiums: WalMart

If you haven’t already heard from your employer about open enrollment — well, brace yourself. Premiums are high and rising. According to a survey from the National Business Group on Health, employers expect their health insurance costs to increase 7%. And, 60% of those employers plan to ask workers to pay higher monthly premiums. Case […]

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Medical School Students Need Second Opinion About ObamaCare

Recently on “Meet the Press,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney raised eyebrows when he promised to keep portions of President Obama’s health care law in place if elected. The two candidates will no doubt spar over how they’ll deal with health reform in the debates, which kick off this month. One group that will be […]

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GOOD NEWS!: ** ObamaCare to Cost 3 Times More than First Thought

The Washington Free Beacon July 11, 2012 Menendez: Liar BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff Sen. Robert Menendez’s claims that President Obama’s health care reform provides $250 million in savings over its first 10 years and $1.2 trillion over its second decade have been rated “mostly false” by Politifact, a nonpartisan fact checking website. http://www.politifact.com/new-jersey/statements/2012/jul/11/robert-menendez/us-sen-robert-menendez-claims-health-care-reform-w/ “‘So […]

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The Entitlement State, Obamacare—and Zombies

Wall Street Journal July 10, 2012 The Entitlement State—and Zombies How to become a country, or a continent, of democratic serfs. BRET STEPHENS When is an economic crisis more than just an economic crisis? When is it also a political crisis? And when is it something else altogether: social, demographic, institutional, moral, intellectual—in short, civilizational? […]

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Five Major ObamaCare Taxes that will Hit Your Wallet in 2013

While the individual mandate tax gets most of the attention, the ObamaCare law actually contains 20 new or higher taxes on the American people. These taxes are gradually phased in over the years 2010 (with its 10 percent “tanning tax”) to 2018 (when the tax on comprehensive health insurance plans kicks in.) Six months from […]

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Obamacare’s Hidden Taxes

Investor’s Business Daily – June 29, 2012 – Taxation: The high bench has confirmed that ObamaCare’s individual mandate is a massive tax on the American middle class. But let’s not forget the 20 other new taxes that are embedded in the law. Though President Obama never sold it as a tax hike, the Supreme Court […]

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Obamacare against the Church

We’ve been following the story of the Church’s response to the assault perpetrated by the Obamacare regulation on “preventive care” with a religious exemption so narrow that will require most Catholic institutions to comply. In the new issue of the Weekly Standard Jonathan Last provides an excellent journalistic account of events leading up to the […]

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Genius: Starting in 2014, Obamacare begins taxing… itself.

Gee, it’s so surprising that we keep uncovering time-bombs buried inside a 2,200-page Obamacare bill that no one read. Under the health care overhaul, the federal government will begin taxing itself and the states beginning in 2014… And that’s giving state Medicaid directors heartburn. The law calls for a new tax on health insurers’ premium […]

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Obamacare is in Bad Faith – Contraceptive Issues

The following is excerpted from an editorial in National Review: Last August, under authority granted by Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius published an “interim final rule” for comment that would require private health-insurance plans to cover, as “preventive services,” all FDA-approved “sterilization procedures” and “contraceptive methods” — and without deductibles or […]

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What if Romney Had Won in 2008? RomneyCare vs. ObamaCare

Kevin Williamson, making a pro-Mitt Romney argument in National Review, makes a passing point about the Affordable Care Act: “Obamacare,” he writes, “is precisely the same sort of program that a Pres. Al Gore or a Pres. John Kerry might have signed into law.” Right, it’s also the sort of program a Mitt Romney might […]

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Pelosi Defends Obamacare Waivers To 1,800 Firms: “They’re Small Companies”

Of the 204 new Obamacare waivers President Barack Obama’s administration approved in April, 38 are for fancy eateries, hip nightclubs and decadent hotels in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Northern California district. That’s in addition to the 27 new waivers for health care or drug companies and the 31 new union waivers Obama’s Department of […]

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Supreme Court Judge Fails To Grasp Obamacare

Shortly before the Supreme Court agreed to rule on the constitutionality of Obamacare’s individual mandate, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington, D.C., Circuit affirmed, 2-1, its constitutionality. Writing for the majority, Judge Laurence Silberman, a Reagan appointee, brusquely acknowledged that upholding the mandate means there is no limit to Congress’ powers under the Commerce […]

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Surprise, Surprise: Yet Another Part of Obamacare Increases Health Premiums and Kills Jobs

The Heritage Foundation Surprise, Surprise: Yet Another Part of Obamacare Increases Premiums and Kills Jobs Kathryn Nix Even without Obamacare, the United States faces rising health care costs and an economy struggling to recover from the recent downturn. Despite its supporters’ promises, the health care law does not solve these problems. A study released today […]

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