Posts Tagged Obamacare

Congressional Republicans are Completely Full of It

For the immediate six years following the party-line enactment of the Affordable Care Act, when Republicans initially took control of the House of Representatives and eventually the Senate as well, the GOP v0ted on no less than 52 (!) separate measures aiming to repeal the terrible legislation. At a time when Republicans did not fully […]

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Healthcare and the State

Recently, the Supreme Court interpreted certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as being lawful by ignoring its documented plain language, and by applying consequentialist rationale with respect to what a Congress meant that no longer sits. Be that as it may, this ruling should have come as no surprise as the Court already […]

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The Oligarchs Count on Our Ignorance

I have previously opined in various contexts about the nature of the oligarchy, and its inherent reliance upon mass ignorance. People I come across still insist that I am wrong when I assert that the ruling class cares nothing whatever for us as individuals, that their fundamental goal is not our prosperity and certainly not […]

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Religious Objections to Certain ACA Contraception Coverage

The Supreme Court narrowly ruled in favor of the plaintiffs today in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby (2013), upholding religious liberty objections as sufficient justification for certain employers to refuse to provide specific forms of contraception under the administrative rules and regulations of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).   It cannot be […]

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“Coffeecare” as an Allegory for Obamacare

(Source: RealityAlwaysWins2)

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Obama Administration Violates the Law – Again

The Obama administration today announced that it will once again unilaterally amend the statutory provisions of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) by delaying enforcement until 2016 of the health insurance coverage mandate levied against “medium-sized” companies (politically and arbitrarily defined as employing between 50 and 99 personnel). This marks the second […]

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New ObamaCare Regulations Decomposed

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R), an ophthalmologist, explains some of the new regulatory elements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  While Senator Paul is surprisingly funny throughout this appearance, the relevant breakdown of new healthcare codes begins at the 5:09 mark. (Source: You Tube user MOXNEWSd0tCOM & The Daily Bail)   What would […]

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