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Hawaii’s ObamaCare Insurance Exchange Closing Down: Will Still Cost Taxpayers Nearly A Quarter Of A Billion Dollars

  Hat/Tip to Doug Ross @ Journal and Twitchy. So ObamaCare is driving costs up, huh? What was it President Obama said about how ObamaCare would affect healthcare costs? Oh yeah, now I remember! “I will sign a universal health care bill into law by the end of my first term as president that will cover every American and cut the cost of a typical family’s premium by up to $2,500 a year.” June, 2007 Yeaaahhh, riiggghhhtttt… “This legislation will also lower costs for families and for businesses and for the federal government, reducing our deficit by over $1 trillion […]

Record Number Of Hospitals Close: ABC News Article Never Blames The “Affordable Care Act”

Hat/Tip to Remember when Obama uttered these famous words lies over and over and over ad nauseam? Well here are a few reminders, of the nearly 40 times that Obama said them: “If you like the plan you have, you can keep it.  If you like the doctor you have, you can keep your doctor, too.  The only change you’ll see are falling costs as our reforms take hold.” Barack Obama, June 6, 2009. “No matter how we reform health care, I intend to keep this promise:  If you like your doctor, you’ll be able to keep your doctor; if […]

Another ObamaCare Success Story: 1 In 5 New Jersey Residents Are Enrolled In Medicaid!

  Sooner or later, everyone will be dependent on the government. At least that seems to be the trend. Medicaid, the public health insurance program expanded under the Affordable Care Act, now covers nearly one out of every five New Jersey residents, according to the latest enrollment figures. More than 420,000 people signed up for insurance since New Jersey allowed more people to into the program, according to Valerie Harr, director of the division of medical assistance and health services for the N.J. Department of Human Services. About 80,000 of those people already qualified for the program under the old […]

ObamaCare Is Working So Well In New Jersey Almost No Doctors Are Willing To Accept It

Five years since it was shoved down our throats in the dark of night, and despite all the debacles encountered along the way, ObamaCare’s supporters continue to insist it’s “working.” Their definition of “working” must be different from mine. Because even if it might have succeeded in forcing people to buy health insurance, those people can’t find a doctor who’ll take it. The Affordable Care Act has provided a path for 420,500 low-income New Jersey residents to gain insurance through the Medicaid program, but a new study says the state ranks last in the nation in doctors willing to treat […]

Today’s ObamaCare Trainwreck Update: The IRS Taketh, Small Businesses Still Getting Hosed

  Can you believe it’s been 5 long years since ObamaCare went into effect? Can you believe there are still deluded people out there who like Obamacare? Not for long. The pain, it is coming. Half of the households that received subsidies to help pay health insurance premiums last year under the Affordable Care Act will probably have to repay some of that money to the federal government, according to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Sorry suckers! Taxpayers generally receive subsidies in advance, with the amount based on their projected household income for the year the insurance […]

Thanks To ObamaCare Nearly 200,000 In Colorado Will Lose Health Plans

Hat/Tip to Cardigan at And the Lie of the Year is the gift that just keeps on giving, unfortunately; and 200,000 Coloradans are learning this the hard way. Gee, I wonder how many of those folks losing health care coverage in that Blue state voted for Obama? Buyers remorse, anyone? ~~~~~~~~~~ ObamaCare is causing even more Americans to lose their health insurance policies. Even if they like their policies, they can’t keep them. This time it’s happening in Colorado. Nearly 200,000 insured Coloradans will lose their health-care plans next year under the state’s embattled ObamaCare exchange, Connect for Health […]

More ObamaCare Problems: California Sends Out 100,000 Incorrect Tax Forms

  Hat/Tip to YahooNews. From the laughably awful website, to the hundreds of broken promises, ObamaCare is the headache to Americans that just keeps on giving. California’s health exchange apologized Thursday for sending about 100,000 incorrect tax forms last month to people who purchased private coverage, a mistake that could delay tax filings or force households to amend their taxes. Covered California acknowledged that it sent out inaccurate coverage information on 1095-A forms and is in the process of sending out revised forms, said spokesman James Scullary. In all, the state sent out 800,000 forms for the first time this […]

Six Million Taxpayers To Owe IRS For ObamaCare Tax…Wait, It’s Not A Tax, So, Penalty Or Fine Or Oh Alright, It’s A Tax

Hat/Tip to Newsmax. In 2009, President Obama and George Stephanopoulos got into a feisty discussion on whether ObamaCare was a tax or a penalty or a fine or a…*sigh* Anyway, it went something like this: GS: “Under this mandate, the government is forcing people to spend money, fining you if you don’t. How is that not a tax?” To which, Obama offered his standard, rambling response… BO: “Well, hold on a second, George. Here’s what’s happening. You and I are both paying $900, on average—our families—in higher premiums because of uncompensated care. Now what I’ve said is that if you can’t afford […]

CBO: Obama To Leave Gargantuan Deficits For Next President

  Hat/Tip to Conn Carroll at Obama will still be screwing America and Americans even after he is out of office. His policies will explode the debt and deficits unless measures are taken to curb the insane spending his programs will incur. Federal deficits may have been falling since the end of the recent recession, but thanks to spending increases in major health care programs, including ObamaCare, deficits are set to explode in 2017, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office. Thanks to the recent recession and President Obama’s trillion dollar stimulus, the federal budget deficit reached an all […]

ObamaCare Penalty: Big Shock At Tax Time

Hat/Tip to Tom Howell, Jr at the Washington Times. President Obama said that it’s absolutely not a tax, except when his lawyers argued for the law in front of the Supreme Court, then it WAS a tax. More to the point, it is Big Government getting into our wallets, tax or not – We The People are left holding the bag. Those Americans who didn’t get health insurance last year could be in for a rude awakening when the IRS asks them to fork over their ObamaCare penalty — and it could be a lot more than the $95 many […]

Thanks ObamaCare, NJ Health Insurance Premiums Rising Faster Than Ever

  Nineteen times Dear Leader promised he’d reduce our health insurance premiums by $2,500 per year. Repeat after me: Barack Obama is a lying sack of shit. Since ObamaCare kicked in, health insurance premiums in New Jersey have risen faster than ever. Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the cost of premiums in New Jersey each year have risen faster than the national average, according to a study released today by a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Premiums for New Jersey employer-sponsored health coverage climbed an average of 4.4 percent a year from 2003 through 2010 to […]

Obama Pulls The Rug Out From Under NJ Doctors’ Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

  For two years, Barack Obama pretended to care about Medicaid’s low reimbursement rates. He gave doctors a much-needed pay increase, to keep pace with Medicare and private insurance plans. But at the stroke of midnight on January 1st, the party’s over. When federal lawmakers planned the massive expansion of Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act, they included a big enticement to physicians — a significant, but temporary, pay increase. Although the pay increase was not tied to Medicaid expansion, New Jersey accepted the deal. Some 300,000 additional state residents have enrolled in Medicaid in the last year. […]

ObamaCare, So Successful That People Can’t Afford To Use It

  Hey Obamabots, what good is “affordable” health insurance if it costs you too much to use it? In a survey taken in the fall, The Commonwealth Fund, a private, independent health care research organization, found that about 40 percent of adults nationwide who had high-deductible private insurance plans reported delaying care because of the cost. In another, the Gallup Poll, which annually asks about health care cost and use every November, reported that the percentage of Americans who had insurance and chose not to go to a health care professional for a routine visit or a need because of […]

Epic: Phil Kerpen Pwns Gruber Saying, “Thanks For Helping Us Destroy Sh*tty Law You Passed”…

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. Ouch. Via Truth Revolt: Phil Kerpen, an author, syndicated columnist, and president of American Commitment, shook hands with Jonathan Gruber immediately following Tuesday’s House Oversight Committee hearing and said, “Thank you for helping us destroy the sh*tty law you passed.” Kerpen announced his pwnership via Twitter:   Right after hearing I shook Gruber’s hand, looked him in the eye, and said: “Thank you for helping us destroy the shitty law you passed.” — Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) December 9, 2014 And Kerpen seems intent on keeping Gruber honest. Gruber’s testimony today that the mandate is NOT a tax […]

ObamaCare Facing Slew of New Problems

  Hat/Tip to Sandy Fitzgerald at Newsmax. They say that a fine wine only gets better with age. Well, if that’s the case, then it is painfully obvious that ObamaCare contains zero percent alcohol. Because in contrast, it only gets worse with age. The winter months are bringing a fresh set of challenges for the second season of ObamaCare just as a new batch of potential customers are deciding whether to purchase their insurance through the nation’s healthcare exchanges. The enrollment period has gone much more smoothly this time around, after last year’s debacle left potential customers confused, dismayed, and […]

If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep Your Plan – Just Fork Over More Money

Hat/Tip to Sandy Fitzgerald at Newsmax. Despite President Obama’s repeated assurances about the average family’s premiums going down by $2500 per year, on average, we’re finding that this just isn’t the case. If you liked the ObamaCare plan you bought last year, you can probably keep it, but it will likely cost you more this time around. According to data unveiled by the Obama administration on Friday night shortly before the health insurance marketplace opened enrollment for 2015, costs for some recipients could go up as much as 20 percent unless they switch to a lower-cost plan, reports The New […]

In 2014 Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t Know Jonathan Gruber: In 2009, She Mentions Him By Name During Presser

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. See the problem with the older politicians like Nancy Pelosi is that they forget that the internet exists. Or maybe they don’t understand how it works, I mean after all, that’s what staffers and interns are for, right? Well anyway, she either doesn’t know, or doesn’t care because she has done it again. That’s right. She’s lied. * GASP!! * And don’t expect this article to feature her lies down through the years the last two days. We just don’t have that kind of bandwidth! I mean, who do you think we are? WeaselZippers? But I digress. The […]

Third Gruber Video: Obama Is “Not Stupid,” Intentionally Misled American People About Nature Of ObamaCare…

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers and Patrick Howley at The Daily Caller. When you’re on the Titanic and it’s going down, you don’t stop and call the icebergs stupid. But Jonathan Gruber may as well be doing just that. He is the principle architect of ObamaCare. The Titanic is the law itself, and the icebergs are the American voters. so what does he do? Well evidently he pops up in video after video in which he basically has been going around telling ANYONE who’ll listen to him how “stupid” the American voters are, and how great Barack Obama is and how it […]