The Barack Obama Administration spent Tuesday telling America that based on the enrollment numbers on the heels of Monday’s Obamacare deadline, the healthcare law is a success. But a very different reality exists for employers who are facing added Obamacare costs of up to $5,000 per employee.
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A report released by Senators Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), both of whom are physicians, this week gives President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul a checkup. The Senators’ prognosis for the health of Obamacare: “Outlook not so good.” In their report, titled “Prognosis,” the lawmakers revisit Obamacare concerns outlined in previous reports dating back […]
MADISON, Wis. — Call it a case of premature celebration. As President Barack Obama did his victory dance Tuesday amid better-than-expected (reported) enrollment in his namesake Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance tax looms in the shadows. Its $100 billion impact, business advocates say, could ultimately hurt the people Obamacare claims to help. In […]
This post, written by legislative analyst Mark Jaycox, was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on April 2. Representatives Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger, the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee, introduced HR 4291, the FISA Transparency and Modernization Act (.pdf), to end the collection of all Americans’ calling records using Section 215 of […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning.
For the first time since whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency leaks, top intelligence officials have stated that the agency has used a “backdoor” in security laws to search the communications data of U.S. citizens without a warrant.
As the U.S.’s debt continues to spiral out of control, the State Department has a plan to spend $400,000 in taxpayer money to place a fiberglass statue of a camel staring at the eye of a giant needle at the U.S. embassy being built in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The Barack Obama Administration spent Tuesday touting Obamacare enrollment numbers of 7 million just after the March 31 deadline and defending Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has been at the center of the healthcare overhaul’s rocky rollout.
The Fed has painted itself into a corner. There is no way that the nation can avoid either a recession or the collapse of the value of the dollar.