Category Archives: Growing Dependency

Wrong Way Obamacare (All the Bad News About Obamacare)

Senate Democrats and the White House reached agreement on another big tax-and-spend bill that would, among other things, extend expanded Obamacare subsidies for three years, well past the next presidential election – how convenient.  The agreement was made possible when … Continue reading

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Another Biden Stumble: Obamacare (All the Bad News about Obamacare)

The Biden administration is taking a victory lap after a record 14.5 million people signed up for Obamacare this year.  The White House can pretend this is some kind of great victory, but it’s not, and here are the reasons … Continue reading

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Subsidize Failure and You Will Get More of It (All the Bad News about Obamacare)

Obamacare’s many failures are well known – higher premiums, higher deductibles, fewer insurers, fewer providers, and far fewer takers than predicted – but Democrats in Congress are doubling down.  The Build Back Better bill would make expanded Obamacare subsidies – … Continue reading

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Put Your Faith in Government and You Will Be Disappointed (All the Bad News about Obamacare)

The Supreme Court may have upheld Obamacare for a third time, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right direction or good for the country.  There is a steady stream of bad news about Obamacare that generally gets ignored, but I’m … 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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Medicaid Expansion Supporters Don’t Have the Moral High Ground

The emotional appeal for Medicaid expansion in Virginia from Kathryn Kadilak on February 5th in Fauquier Now is riddled with untruths and errors. Ms. Kadilak assumes that a Medicaid card guarantees access to actual care, but assuredly it does not.  … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Of Insurer Subsidies and Pole-vaulting In

I start tonight with insurer subsidies, move on to some comments about the GOP, and finish up with answers to two rhetorical challenges. Remember when Nancy Pelosi said, “We’ll go through the gate. If the gate’s closed, we’ll go over … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Socialism’s Road to Ruin: A Look at Why Obamacare Does Not and Cannot Ever Work

 

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The Immorality of Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion, Explained

Comment:  Always eager to elevate our readers, OCTS wants to take a moment to clear up some clouded moral reasoning that GruberThink(tm) has slipped into Obamacare’s lexicon. We choose an example from Oklahoma to illustrate: Jim McCarthy, CEO of the … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Medicaid Population Already Costs 49% More Than Expected (and Rising)

“A government report finds that the cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected, raising questions about a vital part of President Barack Obama’s health care law.” [...] “But the new cost estimates could … Continue reading

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