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Vermont’s Granola Grifters Give Up On Single Payer Health Insurance

  Even in the most socialist state in the nation, socialism fails. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is canceling his dream plan to create a single-payer health system in the state, he announced Wednesday. “I am not going to undermine the hope of achieving critically important health care reforms for this state by pushing prematurely for single payer when it is not the right time for Vermont,” Shumlin said in a statement Wednesday. “In my judgment, now is not the right time to ask our legislature to take the step of passing a financing plan for Green Mountain Care.” The problem, […]

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 Architect Jonathan Gruber States Under Oath: “I Am Not The Architect of ObamaCare”

  Hat/Tip to Katie Pavlich at TownHall.com. “Hey! I’m a bad guy, but ObamaCare is GREAT!!” That’s basically what Jonathan Gruber would have you believe according to his House Oversight Committee testimony. During sworn congressional testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee Tuesday, MIT Professor and ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber attempted to distance himself from the Obama administration as lawmakers grilled him with questions about the deception used to pass the legislation. He also tried to distinguish his comments about deception from the content and impact of the Affordable Care Act. “I did not write Governor Mitt Romney’s health […]

HHS Secretary Syivia Burwell On ObamaCare: “Affordability Is Still A High Hurdle”

    ObamaCare is “working” dontcha know, except for that pesky affordability thing. Sylvia Burwell came to Newark today, to shill for her boss’s signature statutory sensation, and she inadvertantly told the truth. Burwell acknowledged that affordability is still a high hurdle for many, however. Affordability, whether in the cost of the premium, the deductible, co-payments or co-insurance “is one of the fundamental issues” keeping people from getting health insurance, she said. “We need to work on putting downward pressure on those costs,” Burwell said. So, a fundamental issue with ObamaCare is affordability. Even though its official name is The […]

Surprise! The Media Has Spent More Time On GOP Staffer Comments Than On The Gruber Scandal…

  Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. Let’s see. The architect of ObamaCare lies to the American people – Nah! That’s not news! Some unknown GOP staffer makes stupid statements on her Facebook page – Now THAT’S news!!! Via Newsbusters: On Sunday and Monday, the broadcast networks seized on the personal Facebook comments of mid-level congressional staffer Elizabeth Lauten criticizing the Obama daughters – devoting over 14 minutes of national news air time to the controversy in the period of two days. However, it took those same networks several days to even notice the video comments of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber crediting “the […]

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 […]

Manhattan Infidel Presents: Thanksgiving with Jonathan Gruber

Thanksgiving.  A uniquely American holiday and for many their favorite.  Turkey. Football. Traveling to see loved ones.  Here at the Worldwide Headquarters of Manhattan Infidel™ what better way to spend this American holiday than with one of the architects of the new American healthcare system:  Jonathan Gruber. MI: Good afternoon Mr. Gruber. And happy Thanksgiving! JG: Thank you, Manhattan Infidel.  I am happy to be here.  Pass the cranberry sauce, please. MI: Oh, you want cranberry sauce? JG: Yes, it’s a Thanksgiving staple. MI: Okay here you go.  Have some cranberry sauce. JG: Thank you and now I’m going to have to tax you for it. MI: What? […]

CNN’s Jake Tapper Attacks ObamaCare: “Obama Promised ObamaCare Wouldn’t Do Exactly What Gruber Says it Will Do”

Hat/Tip to Guy Benson at TownHall.com.  The vast majority of the American electorate has known the clusterf*ck that is ObamaCare since it was passed shoved down our throats in 2009. And one can only guess that MIT economist, Jonathan Gruber began to feel that enough time had passed since then that last year he could openly brag about the lies, lack of transparency and “stupidity” of the American voter. Well as Guy Benson over at TownHall.com reports, CNN’s Jake Tapper is having none of it. Earlier this year, Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber was caught dead-to-rights in a brazen lie that undermines the […]

ObamaCare: Now Less Popular Than Toe Fungus, Which By The Way, Isn’t Covered

    Fewer Americans than ever like Obamacare. And more Americans than ever hate Obamacare. Can I get an “Amen!“? As the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period begins, 37% of Americans say they approve of the law, one percentage point below the previous low in January. Fifty-six percent disapprove, the high in disapproval by one point. The more you know… Americans were slightly more positive than negative about the law around the time of the 2012 election, but they have consistently been more likely to disapprove than approve of the law in all surveys that have been conducted […]

Former WH Czar Contradicts President Obama on Gruber’s Role in ObamaCare

Hat/Tip to Nickarama at WeaselZippers. Steve Rattner, Obama’s former “Auto Czar” who helped to give the UAW controlling interest in GM and Chrysler, and effectively thwarting Federal Bankruptcy Laws in the process, is back in the news. It seems that cars isn’t all this guy paid attention to. But before we get to Mr. Rattner, let’s take a look at how President Obama answered a question about Jonathan Gruber’s statements that have been popping up faster than a mafia hit, not properly tied down in the East River. . . So President Obama, “just found out” about Gruber’s SIX videos […]

Must See Video: Behind The Scenes Look At Gruber Crafting ObamaCare

Hat/Tip to Reason TV. This video is a parody of “Don’t Tell ‘Em” by Jeremih. It is by Remy Munasifi. He is an Arab-American stand-up comedian, parody musician and video artist who became an Internet celebrity after his production of comedic sketches based on Arabs under the name “GoRemy” on YouTube. His bio from his website states, among other things: Remy grew up on the rough streets of McLean, VA where, at an early age, he instinctively learned to dodge bullets. He attended Churchill Road Elementary school, where he majored in getting beaten up and minored in finger paints. After high school, Remy […]

Must See Video: The SIXTH Gruber “Voter Stupidity” Video Emerges

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. Once again, lead “Elite Mastermind” Jonathan Gruber has put his foot in his mouth. How this man is able to walk with one foot constantly jammed down his throat is beyond comprehension. . Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com . . .

It’s Pretty Bad When A Political Hack Like David Axelrod Calls You Stupid

      Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. When a life-long Democratic Political Hack with strong ties to Communism publicly calls you “stupid,” you know your career has jumped the shark. With each passing day bringing new videos of MIT Economist and one of the architects of ObamaCare, Jonathan Gruber calling the American electorate stupid and now, racist; one can only wonder how much Joe Biden is jumping for joy, ebullient that it is not he, with his foot in his mouth, this time.   As one who worked hard to make ACA and its benefits clear, let me say: if you looked […]

Where Was The Media When Jonathan Gruber Was Bragging About ObamaCare?

I have watched the ongoing revelations about Jonathan Gruber and his role in lying to the American people about ObamaCare with no small amount of interest. The reality of the situation is simple for me. We have known all along the liberals who shoved that monstrous piece of legislation down our throats were lying. Many of us tried to warn the country what was going down, what the legislation was intended to do, but we were shouted down. It wasn’t just the liberal politicians and policy wonks who raised their voices against our protests. The media establishment has done everything […]

WH Website Claims Gruber Offered “Objective Analysis”: Fails To Mention They Paid Him

Hat/Tip to Nickarama at WeaselZippers. Well, once again if it weren’t for our intrepid news media, President Barack Obama would be clueless. Obama said today he had “just heard of” the Jonathan Gruber statements, and referred to Gruber as “some advisor who never was on staff”. We noted last night how Gruber himself said he met with Obama in the White House to talk about how to put this all over on people. The OFA truth team even had avideo using Gruber and calling him a “health consultant to the Obama administration”. And the ethically-challenged Obama Administration can’t seem to […]

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 […]

Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Gateway To ObamaCare For Illegal Aliens

  HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell let the cat out of the bag. Health and Human Services chief Sylvia Burwell made an appeal for immigration reform and extending ObamaCare benefits to DREAM-eligible illegal immigrants on Tuesday while promoting the health-care law. Burwell was touting the upcoming ObamaCare enrollment period, which begins Saturday, on a webcast with several Latina bloggers when she stepped outside her typical domain and advocated for a change in immigration policy. “DREAMers are not able to be covered in the marketplace,” Burwell said in response to a question about whether families with mixed immigration statuses can get ObamaCare […]