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ObamaCare Damage

Meet Emilie Lamb, Victim of ObamaCare

ObamaCare has millions of “faces.”  Those that had their hours cut at work, making it more difficult to make ends meet.  Also, we cannot forget the people that have lost their jobs entirely.  And, too, we cannot forget the millions that had a plan, or doctor, that they liked.  Of course, they now have lost one, or both.  In other words, the casualties of ObamaCare are piling up. Here is one of those faces.  Her name is Emilie Lamb.  She has Lupus, an autoimmune disease that requires regular medical care.  Emilie Lamb, 39, is a middle-class woman who suffers from […]

ObamaCare Affordable? Woman With Brain Tumor Gets Hours Cut, Copays Skyrocket, Because of ObamaCare

Here’s yet another example of a person that is being harmed by the “Affordable” Care Act, also known as ObamaCare.  28 year old Amanda Pratt has found herself in dire straights.  Not only did she have a large brain tumor, ObamaCare, in spite of it’s promise to be “affordable,” has complicated Pratt’s treatment by making it unaffordable.  That’s already somewhat jarring for young woman. Maybe it should have prepared her for what she saw when she went to the doctor last week. That’s where she got another shock: the cost of some of her care now that Obamacare had started […]

Ohio Company Drops Coverage for Over 1000 Employees Due to ObamaCare

We predicted that the fine (read: tax) in ObamaCare for employers who do not provide insurance for their employees would provide a powerful incentive to drop people from their plans.  The fine is structured to be so much less expensive than insurance, that it would be extremely attractive to businesses.  Considering how much ObamaCare has increased the costs of insurance, as well as all the other increases in costs caused by Obama administration regulation, not to mention the stagnant economy, and it wasn’t exactly rocket science to predict this. For the latest example, here is some news from Ohio… If […]

#ObamaCare Damage: College Students Priced Out of Market

Last November, college students voted for Barak Obama in overwhelming numbers.  Now, they are being repaid for that loyalty- in the form of losing their insurance.  Wyblog has more of the irony… Low information Obama voters shocked to discover they can’t buy low-cost health insurance College students in New Jersey voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama. And now they’re shocked to discover that his signature legislative achievement hits them where it hurts, in the pocketbook. It was a health care shocker for college students in New Jersey who found out that they can’t buy low-cost health insurance at their schools because […]

Valerie Jarrett Tries to Change #ObamaCare Narrative, Falls on Her Face

As we all know, and even the MSM is covering, the reason that so many people are losing their plans is that the plans no longer compliant with the #ObamaCare regulations.  In other words… The plans are NO LONGER COMPLIANT WITH OBAMACARE REGULATIONS! Now, in order to keep the lie and deny strategy going, someone has to be blamed for all of this.  Because, after all, liberal policies don’t fail, it’s someone else that caused the problem.  Even when the do fail, which is without exception, it must be covered up, and what better what to do that than blame […]

ObamaCare Damage: Nearly Half of NY Doctors Saying ‘Nyet Comrade” to ObamaCare

How long before the “so great that you have to be forced to enroll” applies to doctors?  It seems that the doctors out there are not feeling the love for ObamaCare, which means eventually, they’ll have to be punished for it.  Here is the current situation, via Doug Ross… Ain’t central planning awesome? New York doctors are treating ObamaCare like the plague, a new survey reveals. A poll conducted by the New York State Medical Society finds that 44 percent of MDs said they are not participating in the nation’s new health-care plan. …Only 23 percent of the 409 physicians […]

Insurance Industry Threatened With ‘Retribution’ if They Talk About ObamaCare Problems, Including People Not Keeping Plans

ObamaCare is causing a ton of problems.  Unless you’re under a rock, or watch MSNBC for your daily dose of Kool Aid, you know that.  But, the government doesn’t want you to know, and they’re trying to make people stop talking about it.  Today’s target is the insurance industry, who is being forced to cancel people’s plans because they are no longer compliant with ObamaCare’s myriad of regulations.  Believe it or not CNN has more… Are even the lefties in the MSM giving the Obama administration some payback for being rough with them on message control?  Who knows, but these […]

ObamaCare Damage: Support Chat is Useless

Like many websites, the Healthcare (dot) gov site has a chat support function.  It is either automated, or staffed by OFA rejects that have simply given up. H/T: Moe Lane

ObamaCare Causes Big Bird to Lose Health Insurance?

Well, kinda.  It appears that among the SeaWorld workers that will be losing their hours and coverage, are employees of their subsidiary, Sesame Place.   Naked DC has more… Yes, America, Big Bird is about to lose his health insurance  under Obamacare. Or, at least, at least the guy who walks around in the Big Bird suit at Sesame Place is. Last year, Big Bird’s job security was thrust into the political spotlight. This year, it’s his health insurance. In a letter sent last week to President Obama, U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick contended that the Affordable Care Act had caused Sesame […]

ObamaCare Damage: Wegman’s SuperMarket Eliminates Insurance for Part Time Staff Due to ObamaCare

If you voted for ObamaCare, you voted for part time workers at Wegman’s to to lose their insurance. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nPfVTdGCrPQ. Elections have consequences.  You were warned, but chose this anyway. Happy now?

ObamaCare Damage: Bee County, Texas, Cutting Workers Hours Due to ObamaCare, Community Programs to Suffer

Regular readers might get a bit annoyed with the repetitious nature of these ObamaCare Damage posts, but the problems keep piling up.  Since the MSM is working for the regressives, these stories will never see the light of day.  So, it’s up to us to spread the word about how many people are suffering due to ObamaCare. Here is the latest; Bee Country Texas is faced with cutting hours to avoid being clobbered by ObamaCare. Once again, we warned people that ObamaCare would encourage, or even force, employers to cut hours.  The information was out there.   The other side said […]

Donna Brazile Runs Into ObamaCare Reality: Denies it

I really love it when a liberal runs face first into reality, and has no clue that their policies created that reality.  The latest victim of this cognitive dissonance is Donna Brazile, the current DNC vice- Chair.  Nice Deb has info on Ms. Brazile’s recent brush with reality… Now, how could she had known that her premiums were going to go up?  Could she have been warned?  Well, friends, those types of warnings are a speciality here at the CH2.0. Elections have Consequences: Health Insurance Premiums to Hit $20,000? ObamaCare Damage: Health Insurance Premiums to Double? Maybe They Should Have […]

Just in Case You Don’t Know Why ObamaCare Kills Jobs…

I’ve seen quite a bit of shock lately, as liberals see how ObamaCare is actually functioning in practice.  With it’s key components kicking in in just a short period of time, employees are cutting hours, and laying off workers.  While Conservative bloggers and other outlets have been discussing this for over a year, most of the public are now seeing the results, after it is too late.  For a good wrap-up of what is happening, kindly consider this, from Chicks on the Right… In case you weren’t already painfully aware, here’s the skinny on why unemployment will skyrocket in the […]

Beasts of Burden

“Who would have thought that it would fall to us, some of us in our so-called declining years (unless 60 is the new 40) to rescue the Republic?  In our lifetimes, we have had the war in Vietnam, and the Reagan revival, and now we find the left has been tunneling under us all along.  Last Tuesday, the platform we thought was solid collapsed as if its underpinnings had been eaten by termites, which they had.” — Greg Richards via The American Thinker It didn’t take long, did it?  The next four years of misrule by Hussein Obama have yet […]

ObamaCare Damage: Denny’s Franchisee Adds 5% Surcharge, Cuts Employee Hours

One of the ObamaCare damage scenarios that we have been describing since the law passed was that employees hours would likely be cut to be under 30 hours a week, to escape going out of business.  And, just as predicted, that very scenario is unfolding at 40 Denny’s Restaurants in Florida.  The Daily Mail has more… Florida based restaurant boss John Metz, who runs approximately 40 Denny’s and owns the Hurricane Grill & Wings franchise has decided to offset that by adding a five percent surcharge to customers’ bills and will reduce his employees’ hours. With Obamacare due to be fully implemented in January […]

ObamaCare Damage: Parent of Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Longhorn Steakhouse to Limit Worker’s Hours

In the latest example of ObamaCare Damage, workers at select Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Longhorn Steakhouses are seeing their hours cut to avoid the penalties under the big government health care law.  The Orlando Sentinel has more… In an experiment apparently aimed at keeping down the cost of health-care reform, Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has stopped offering full-time schedules to many hourly workers in at least a few Olive Gardens, Red Lobsters and LongHorn Steakhouses. … In an emailed statement, Darden said staffing changes are “just one of the many things we are evaluating to help us address the cost implications health care reform will have on our business. There are still many […]

ObamCare Damage: Medical Device Manufacturer to cut 1400 Jobs

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It’s been a while since I wrote anything on ObamaCare Damage, but the reports keep trickling in.  If you recall, there is a tax on medical devises in ObamaCare, basically making granny’s pacemaker more expensive.  We’re now seeing more concrete evidence of the predictable results of such a tax. Kindly take a look at this, from The Boston Globe, via Hot Air. Boston Scientific Corp. said yesterday that it plans to eliminate 1,200 to 1,400 jobs worldwide during the next 2 1/2 years to free money for new investments, the Natick medical device maker’s second major round of cuts since […]