Category Archives: Growing Dependency

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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Another Obamacare LIE Explodes–Study: Small Employers ARE Dropping Health Benefits

Comment: To paraphrase an old wit, there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and Obamacare lies.  Almost nothing we were sold about the unAffordable Act was true. “Small businesses have been pumping the brakes on offering health benefits … Continue reading

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Oh Dear, Obamacare Strikes IL, AGAIN!

Comment: These heart-warming stories of Obamacare’s wonderful big-government plan-spoiling largess make us here at OCTS feel warm and tingly, like singing Christmas carols. “Ohhhh-ba-ma-care, Oh-ba-ma-care, how lovely are your branches?”  Isn’t Gruberized(tm) health care wonderful, affordable, and compassionate? (Not.) “Thousands … Continue reading

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Feds Squash Ohio’s Obamacaid Financing Game

Comment: States jumping onto Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion has nothing to do with efficient, compassionate health care for their citizens, and everything to do with cashing in on a financial shell-game that states believe is a “free” federal gravy train. Of … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Advised To Shunt Employees To Obamacare

Comment: This “helpful” article from Money magazine advises small companies not to even bother offering insurance any more. Just send your workers straight over to the Obamacare dole, for the welfare candy. “For a small business, helping employees sign up … Continue reading

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