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Healthcare Law, Is Everyone Ready For It?

It’s rapidly approaching. That time when laws within the United States force a change in the healthcare payment structure. Are we all ready for it? What were the steps that led to this change? President Obama shared his reasoning behind …

Nancy Pelosi: Republicans Want Government Shutdown
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California Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, claims anti-government ideologues dominate the GOP and for them forcing a shutdown would be a victory. She says they are using healthcare battle as an excuse to shut it down. Pelosi says the goal of some …

Healthcare Law: Republicans Threaten to Shut Down Gov if Obamacare Isn’t Defunded
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After the fiscal cliff crisis talks in late 2012 to early 2013, another budget crisis is the last thing anyone wants to hear about as we near the end of 2013. Unfortunately, House representatives are talking of a partial government …

Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once
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Since Obama’s presidency began, there have been threats about a government shutdown. Fighting a two-front war and continuing to pay for ever-increasing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security programs have been the main culprits. Over the years, however, Democrats and Republicans …

Obamacare at Risk of Being Defunded by Republicans

The new agenda for House Republicans is drawing national attention, after they are pushing legislation introduced Wednesday in an attempt to defund Obamacare. Using the upcoming budget deadline, John Boehner, R-Ohio, is one that is leading this effort, taking one …

Almost Half of U.S. Births are Paid For by Medicaid

According to a new report out from George Washington University, 45% of births in the U.S. in 2010 were paid for by Medicaid, up slightly from 43% in 2008. That amounts to 1.8 million of the estimated 4 million births …

Sarah Palin Tweets “Bomb Obamacare”
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Former VP candidate and Alaska governor Sarah Palin is being criticized for a Tweet she posted on Monday. While all eyes are on President Obama’s plans for how the United States should respond to the Syria crisis, Palin is focusing …

IBM Retirees: Obamacare, IRS looms large on corporate America, Tea Party? IBM Retirees: Obamacare, IRS looms large on corporate America, Tea Party?

Will Obamacare destroy America and unleash long lines, death panels, IRS oppression and rationing? Or will it usher in the promised utopia of universal medical care and blessings of liberty and equality as espoused by Thomas Jefferson? If IBM’s recent …

Obama’s New Dog Is Cute, But Apparently Evil
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The Obama family has added a new lovably adorable ball of fur to the White House; her name is Sunny, and she is a female Portuguese Water Dog. She is quite similar to the first Presidential pet, Bo, in color, …

Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists
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Major portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare,” are set to go into effect starting next year. The effects of the legislation will be felt throughout the U.S. healthcare industry for years to come, …

Obamacare: Smokers To Get Reprieve Under Glitch
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An error in the computer system may be of temporary relief to smokers who would ordinarily have to pay high premiums under Obamacare, the administration says. According to the Obamacare plan, insurance companies will be allowed to charge smokers up …

Obamacare: Key Provision Delayed Obamacare: Key Provision Delayed
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The Treasury Department announced Tuesday that a key component of the Affordable Care Act – commonly known as Obamacare – will be delayed a full year. The statement, issued by Mark Mazur, assistant secretary for tax policy at the Treasury …

Obamacare Starts Next Year, Opposed by Over Half of Americans Obamacare Starts Next Year, Opposed by Over Half of Americans
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Major segments of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – known colloquially as “Obamacare” – are set to go into effect by January 1, 2014. Programs such as health insurance exchanges; insurer prohibitions against pre-existing medical condition discrimination and …

Obamacare ‘Kills’ Says Michelle Bachmann
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Michele Bachmann, the U.S. congressional representative from Minnesota’s 6th district, is well-known for saying things that strike Americans in the middle or on the left of the U.S. political spectrum as inflammatory and pandering. Though her posturing rings true with …

Justice Sonia Sotomayor Allows Contraceptive Mandate to Begin Next Week
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued an in-chambers opinion denying Hobby Lobby Stores Inc an injunction it had requested to prevent a birth control mandate from beginning on January 1. The mandate is part of the 2010 Patient Protection …

Birth Control Cuts Abortion Rates by More Than Half, Says Study
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A new study published this week in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology shows that providing free birth control to women could reduce abortion rates by 62% to 78%. In addition, access to no-cost birth control “substantially reduced” unplanned pregnancies. The …

Bill O’Reilly Mans Up, Apologizes for Being an Idiot
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Bill O’Reilly might be many things, but at least he’s a man of his word. This time around, anyway. The controversial Republican boldly declared in March that he would “apologize for being an idiot” should the Supreme Court uphold Obama’s …

Obamacare Gets “Dewey Defeats Truman” Image, Courtesy of CNN
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By now, you’ve probably heard about the Obamacare coverage mishaps, courtesy of CNN and Fox News. Both news outlets briefly reported President Obama’s health care initiative as being struck down by the Supreme Court, something that clearly did not happen. …

CNN Shook The Christmas Present, Killed The Parrot On Health Care Coverage Says Jon Stewart

The Daily Show devoted a large majority of their show last night to the analysis of yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare to some. But it’s Jon Stewart’s lashing of CNN and Fox …

SCOTUS Was Probably Too Busy Today for Facebook, Zynga, LinkedIn, & Yahoo SCOTUS Was Probably Too Busy Today for Facebook, Zynga, LinkedIn, & Yahoo

It’s reasonable to believe that the U.S. Supreme Court only had one item to mark off on its to-do list for today, the last day of the term: make a decision on President Obama’s health care law. Given the gravity …

House Will Vote To Repeal Obamacare On July 11th House Will Vote To Repeal Obamacare On July 11th

The Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, has announced that shortly after the Republican led house comes back from its Independence day recess, there will be another vote on the repeal of Obamacare. This comes …