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Friday, November 1, 2013

The Brave Six

Obamacare's defenders, from the president down, initially attempted to defend the Healthcare.gov's terrible performance by claiming it was overwhelmed by customer demand. So people began asking the obvious question: How many Americans signed up for Obamacare?

It should have been an easy question to answer. But the number of actual Obamacare enrollees has been treated like a state secret. During their congressional testimony this week, HHS Secretary...

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

"Whatever!"

Everywhere you turned yesterday, the arrogance of the Obama Administration was on full display.

Speaking in Boston, Obama attempted to explain away his false promise that under Obamacare Americans would be able to keep health insurance plans they liked. Here's what he said:

"If you had one of these substandard plans before the Affordable Care Act became law and you really liked that plan, you're able to...

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

On The Ropes; On The Attack

The Obama Administration is in full attack mode now after suffering through most of October's disastrous rollout of Obamacare. Today Barack Obama is in Boston delivering yet another partisan speech attempting to rally his liberal base as he reels from multiple problems in Washington.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius went before the House Energy and Commerce Committee and also displayed a combative posture.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Obama Lied, People Cried

For weeks the media ignored the victims of Obamacare while continuing to spotlight victims of the government shutdown. It took them a while, but now reporters have finally realized there is a huge story to cover here.

Yesterday, Lisa Myers of NBC News reported the following: "Buried in...

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Monday, October 28, 2013

The Healthcare.gov Monstrosity

With Halloween just a few days away, the thought struck me over the weekend that it is a blessing in disguise that many people can't get into the Obamacare website. Those who do get in desperately want to get out once they realize how much Vampire Government is going to suck out of their wallets to pay for this monstrosity! Here are the latest horrifying headlines:

  • The...
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Friday, October 25, 2013

You Can't Keep Your Plan

The Obama Administration yesterday attempted to deflect the bad news from the congressional hearings on the failed launch of Obamacare by releasing the latest enrollment figures for the program. According to an administration spokeswoman, approximately 700,000 applications have been received from Obamacare's state and federal exchanges.

That may sound impressive, but it doesn't tell us very much. To begin with, an application does not mean...

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Millions Will Lose Current Policies

Yesterday I reported that hundreds of thousands of people had received notices from their health insurance companies cancelling their current policies. It turns out that's just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Millions of Americans are going to lose their existing coverage.

The Weekly Standard...

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Blame Game Begins

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has dutifully tried to protect Obama, claiming he was unaware of Healthcare.gov's problems. But behind the scenes her allies are pointing fingers at the Obama White House.

A source reportedly close to Sebelius and the White House told the New York Times, "she doesn...

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Obama's "Credibility Death Spiral"

The news about Obamacare seems to be going from bad to worse. The good news is that even Obama's liberal media allies are finding it difficult to ignore. Here's a small sample of stories from the past 24 hours:

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Obama Forced To Defend Obamacare

Three weeks in and with no end in sight, President Obama was finally forced to address Obamacare's disastrous rollout. Of course, he delivered yet another speech defending his signature initiative. And, as he has routinely done for the past five years, he avoided taking any questions from the press.

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