House Republicans’ health-care proposal is running into a new political problem: opposition from older people. One day after House GOP leaders unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, AARP, the politically potent advocacy group for Americans over 50 years old, came out in opposition. Continue reading →
I’d tell him to stuff it. If those stupid women want to screw around, by their own pills. It’s not up to someone else to pay for their choices. Monday, big tough Obama’s healthcare team laid down the law, and “ordered”, health insurers to pay for the cost of contraceptives on everything from IUDs to the patch as part of the Affordable Care Act.
The Landmark Legal Foundation, the conservative public interest law firm founded by talk radio host (and former Reagan administration official) Mark Levin, filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief this week at the U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell, which could decide the fate of Obamacare. The brief argues that by providing tax credits on federal health insurance exchanges, in violation of the law itself, the Obama administration violates the Constitution’s separation of powers.
President Obama said he was sorry that Americans’ healthcare plans are being canceled despite his assurances people could keep plans if they like them.
Obama lately, has been having a tough time. His signature legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is a slow-motion train wreck. His poll numbers have tanked. Now, things have gotten so bad for Obama that former president Jimmy Carter has called President Obama incompetent in the family-friendly pages of Parade magazine.
Obama called those plans that millions are losing, as substandard. What an insult. We know what we need and want, who made him the one to decide for us? And his ACA doesn’t hold a candle to what so many of us lost.
Obama is campaigning again, trying to tell college students just how wonderful Obamacare really is.
“They said this would be a disaster in terms of jobs — [but] there’s no widespread evidence the ACA is hurting jobs,” he told an enthusiastic, mostly African-American audience at a community college in Price George’s County in Maryland.