Beware Lefties: Ted Cruz signs up for Obamacare

ted_cruzThe lefties have been running around squealing “hypocrite!”, “OMG SERIOUSLY?!?!?”, posting, tweeting, facebooking, and laughing it up all day.  It was announced that new Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is going to sign up for Obamacare.  For reasons some on the left may not realize, this is actually required under the law.  However, I am making the case that this is the beginning of their worst nightmare. Continue reading

Obamacare Enrollment Party.. or is it too soon?

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The Obamacare numbers are not quite worth celebrating yet..

Yesterday afternoon, the White House tweeted that Obamacare reached 11.4 million signups.

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Obamacare: The Clock Ticks Towards More Pain

Open Enrollment ScreenIn an article from the Associated Press:

Three senior House members told The Associated Press that they plan to strongly urge the administration to grant a special sign-up opportunity for uninsured taxpayers who will be facing fines under the law for the first time this year.

The three are Michigan’s Sander Levin, the ranking Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee, and Democratic Reps. Jim McDermott of Washington, and Lloyd Doggett of Texas. All worked to help steer Obama’s law through rancorous congressional debates from 2009-2010.

The lawmakers say they are concerned that many of their constituents will find out about the penalties after it’s already too late for them to sign up for coverage, since open enrollment ended Sunday.

That means they could wind up uninsured for another year, only to owe substantially higher fines in 2016. The fines are collected through the income tax system.

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Personal: How Obamacare Has Affected Me

President ObamaIn 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) was passed by the Democrat controlled Congress and transformed the US Insurance and Healthcare industries from a free market system with less government control to one of much tighter government control.  Many of its supporters hailed the far sweeping legislation as the next step towards a universal healthcare system (read Single Payer) that would allow all Americans to get the health care they need. Continue reading