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Pin the Hikes on the Donkey, not the Elephant

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Obamacare blew up long before Trump took office – individual market premiums doubled 2013-2017 https://nypost.com/2018/05/16/dems-in-denial-on-whats-driving-obamacare-premiums-through-the-roof/ ACA carriers in Oregon request price hikes up … Continue reading

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More Price Hikes Coming

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays More Obamacare price hikes coming – Virginia up to 64%, Maryland average 30%, rest of the country can expect the same. http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/386294-obamacare-insurers-in-virginia-propose-major-premium-hikes-for-2019 + … Continue reading

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Hooray for Short-Term Insurance!

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Short-term insurance provides needed relief from Obamacare; longer terms and renewability would make it better still. https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/cannon-short-term-insurance-comment.pdf Alabama joins 20-state coalition mounting latest … Continue reading

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Ruination, Thy Name is Northam

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Smooth-talking @GovernorVA unaware of stress tests showing effect on budget if Medicaid expansion blows up like in other states. He filibusters & falsely … Continue reading

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Obamacare Will Drive You to Drink, Literally!

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Obamacare has increased risky drinking. We knew Obamacare was good for something, we just didn’t know what. http://www.nber.org/papers/w24511 Obamacare prices to jump 34% … Continue reading

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Obamacare Genius Masterminds Were Wrong about Everything

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays “We know what works,” Obama said. No, you don’t. And you were wrong about medical bankruptcies and electronic health records, too. #TheyWereWrongAboutEverything http://newsok.com/article/5588856/washington-examiner-studies-blow-up-assumptions-about-obamacare … Continue reading

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Not so Affordable After All

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays Ohio town drops employee health insurance because Obamacare made it UNAFFORDABLE http://www.mchnews.com/news/malta-village-cannot-offer-insurance-because-of-obamacare/article_833c23ac-271e-11e8-b945-bfc3cd6964e3.html Stupidity of the Obamacare Genius Masterminds – didn’t foresee narrow networks … Continue reading

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Obamacare = Death

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays ACA Hospital Readmission Reduction successfully reduced hospital readmissions by 0.9% but the mortality rate rose by 5%. 5,400 die. #TakeYourMoralSuperiorityAndShoveIt https://aapsonline.org/aaps-news-december-2017-death-taxes/ At least … Continue reading

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Virginia House Republicans Can’t Answer Hard Questions About Medicaid Expansion

After successfully resisting Medicaid expansion for four years, Republicans in the Virginia House have done an about-face and now support it.  While the issue is pending, the Obamacare Truth Squad is sending one hard question a day about Medicaid expansion … Continue reading

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OMB slaps Virginia GOP on Medicaid expansion

Join us on Twitter: – #SinglePayer most Mondays – All the Bad News About Obamacare most Saturdays OMB’s Mick Mulvaney slaps Virginia Republicans on Medicaid expansion; ‘explosion of spending not justified by outcomes’; Trump budget asks to repeal it. http://www.newsadvance.com/news/state/wire/white-house-budget-director-weighs-in-on-medicaid-expansion/article_6e766545-0422-5bbd-aa35-4179aa49c633.html … Continue reading

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