obamacare

I know where Republicans stand. They have voted 47 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, so their stance is clear. If you get sick, you’re on your own. If you can’t pay for your medical expenses, declare bankruptcy. If you have a pre-existing condition, they’ll send you a get well card when you’re on […]

On Thursday evening, President Obama addressed the nation to apologize to Americans losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, although he promised that those who liked their plan wouldn’t have to give them up. “I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they […]

Well. This is fitting. During President Obama’s speech to address glitches in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare), a young pregnant woman with Type 1 diabetes nearly fainted while standing behind him. After noticing the woman swaying, the president turned to support her. “I got you, you’re OK,” he said. Then, in […]

Once we get past the issue of how the government shutdown was poorly handled by a minority of Republicans, we can see that perhaps Republicans have a valid point about a flawed law that is having a dubious beginning thus far.  Sometimes the height of hypocrisy comes when the chosen purport a sense of arrogance […]

UPDATE: 12:30 P.M. Majority Leader Harry Reid is announcing a deal today to open the government to avoid the country defaulting on their bills. The deal proposed by the Senators Reid and McConnell earlier this morning would go into effect. It’s also been announced that Conservative Sen. Ted Cruz would not block the new deals […]

Hey readers, here’s your “WTF” statement for today. During the Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC today, the famed Dr. Ben Carson had some harsh words about Obamacare and what it’s doing to this nation. And apparently, it’s just as bad as centuries worth of slavery. “Obamacare is really, I think, the worst thing to happen […]

Once we get past the issue of how the government shutdown was poorly handled by a minority of Republicans, we can see that perhaps Republicans have a valid point about a flawed law that is having a dubious beginning thus far.  Since the beginning of the health care reform debate starting after the historic inauguration […]

People focus on the lack of ethnic diversity within the Republican Party as a major problem impeding the GOP. However, the party’s lack of diversity overall may have proven to impact the nation starting with the government shutdown October 1. Over the past several years (some will say since 2012, others will say since 2008, […]

Obamacare may have rolled out successfully on Tuesday, but it turns out millions of low-income minority families and single mothers in Republican-controlled states aren’t reaping the benefits. In fact, 8 million will not get health care coverage under Obamacare because their states have refused to participate in expansions of Medicaid, according to Census data. In […]

The government might be closed, but folks can still sign up for Obamacare – If they can get past the log in page. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, launched yesterday and experienced an unprecedented amount of visitors, causing many glitches. According to the Washington Post, 2.8 million visitors hopped on their respected […]

As parts of the federal government shut down, Obamacare is finally here. Americans are about to get their first hint of whether Obamacare will work for the 48 million people who lack health insurance and the millions more who buy coverage on their own. Beginning today and going through March 31, consumers will be able to use a new […]

For the first time in seventeen years, the United States government has shut down...