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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 TownHall.com. 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 HealthCare.gov 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 […]

Survey: Majority Of Last Year’s Obamacare Customers Won’t Return

Hat/Tip to Sarah Hurtubise at The Daily Caller. “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Period.” – Barack Obama, Ad Nauseum when he was pushing his “Signature Legislation” down the throats of the American public. Well we’ve since found out that, much like most everything else that comes out of his mouth, this was just another in a long string of lies. And it looks like even the Obama drones are waking up to that hard bit of reality, as well. A majority of last year’s Obamacare […]

Yay ObamaCare, NJ Businesses Again See Double-Digit Health Insurance Increases

  Nineteen times Barack Obama promised to lower our health insurance premiums by as much as $2500 per year. We’re still waiting. Small businesses continue to see double-digit increases in the cost of employee health care, according to a survey released by a major business group Thursday, which found 87 percent of those polled provide coverage. The survey by New Jersey Business and Industry Association found that health-care costs rose by 24 percent in the last year for businesses that have between one and 24 employees, and by 16 percent for those with between 25 and 49 workers. Employers on […]

ObamaCare ‘Bronze’ Plan Premiums Expected to Jump 14% in 2015

Hat/Tip to Kellan Howell at The Washington Times. If you like your plan, you can keep your plan – IF YOU CAN AFFORD TO. The latest in the national shame that is ObamaCare is that the “most affordable” Bronze plans are going up in price next year. In an analysis of expected rates for the biggest 15 cities in the nation, including Washington, D.C., Investor’s Business Daily reported Friday that the cost for the plan could increase by an average of 13.9 percent for 40-year-old non-smokers earning 225 percent of the poverty level. Some examples of this: Plan owners in […]

Captain Obvious Report: ObamaCare Makes Being Healthy Unaffordable

Hat/Tip to Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Jennifer Agiesta of the Associated Press. Most Americans knew when Barack Obama began preaching his Hope and Change, that something was up. His professed desire to “fundamentally transform the United States of America” seems to be one campaign promise he is keeping. And his signature legislation, the hysterically named “Affordable Care Act” is bleeding the bank accounts of Americans dry. We’ve already covered his broken promises on keeping your doctor and your plan, and his oft-repeated promise to save the average family $2,500 on their premiums each year. Now a new poll from The Associated […]

Sorry, You Can’t Find Out The Cost Of ObamaCare Until After the 2014 Mid-Term Elections

The Obamacare website is hiding 2015 premium increases until November 15th. Because if you know what it’ll cost, you won’t vote to re-elect Democrats. Those planning to purchase health insurance on the Obamacare exchange will soon find out how much rates have increased – after the Nov. 4 election. Enrollment on the Healthcare.gov website begins Nov. 15, or 11 days after the midterm vote, and critics who worry about rising premium hikes in 2015 say that’s no coincidence. Last year’s inaugural enrollment period on the health-care exchange began Oct. 1. “This is more than just a glitch,” said Tim Phillips, […]

ObamaCare To Force Thousands Out of Health Care Plans With New Cancellations

  If I had the time to do so, I could point you to countless posts, both on this blog and on others, warning Americans of the “unintended” consequences of the monstrosity known as ObamaCare. The biggest consequence came in direct contradiction of the lie repeated, ad nauseam, by President Obama that if you liked your health care plan or your doctor, you could keep your health care plan and doctor. That has already been proven to be false, but as I write this post, there are plans to make it even more so. Thirteen states and the District of […]