Category Archives: Healthcare

Supposed Deal Between Freedom Caucus And Trump Proves There Is No Real Obamacare Repeal

Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ie, Obamacare, was passed, Republicans have promised to repeal it in full. That’s why they were elected in a wave to the House in 2010. We were promised this in 2012, 2014, and 2016, adding on “replace” as Ocare took effect. The Ryan “Trumpcare” bill is supposed […]

As GOP Struggles To Find Votes On Trumpcare, Trump Threatens Holdouts

It’s a weak bill. It doesn’t fully repeal Obamacare, it still has a penalty, and it doesn’t provide the path towards lower cost health insurance and care that was promised (The Hill) House Republican leaders on Tuesday struggled to pick up votes for their ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill, even after President Trump visited Capitol Hill to […]

GOP Tries Sweeteners On Ocare Repeal Bill

None of this really addresses the fundamental flaws of the replace bill (Politico) House Republican leaders are making a last-ditch attempt to win enough support to pass their Obamacare repeal, revealing an expansive series of changes to the bill on Monday night designed to woo wary GOP lawmakers. Requested by President Donald Trump, the amendment […]

Defunding Planned Parenthood Would Lead To More Births Or Something

Apparently, the primary things Planned Parenthood does is provide abortions and contraception to people who refuse to pay for their own in order to have irresponsible sex Defunding Planned Parenthood could lead to thousands more births, CBO projects A congressional plan to make Planned Parenthood ineligible for federal funding would leave many women without services […]

Paul Ryan Runs Powerpoint To Push Obamacare Repeal

Paul Ryan is breaking out the big guns: a PowerPoint presentation — Haley Byrd (@byrdinator) March 9, 2017 So, this happened Thursday (and Ryan was trolled rather hard on Twitter, but, then, that always happens on Twitter) (NPR) “This is the chance. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said the speaker, roving the stage with […]

Republican Resistance To Ryan Repeal And Replace Bill Grows

The new Obamacare repeal and replace bill has passed it’s first hurdle in the House, but, many, many, many Republicans are not happy (The Hill) The House bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare is facing growing opposition from Senate Republicans. The plan, titled the American Health Care Act, is taking fire from both conservative and […]

House Republicans Release Health Plan Or Something

After all these years, the GOP has finally released their full repeal and replace plan. By “GOP”, I mean certain insiders who seem to have missed the mark. Here’s Paul Ryan’s statement “Obamacare is rapidly collapsing. Skyrocketing premiums, soaring deductibles, and dwindling choices are not what the people were promised seven years ago. It’s time […]

California Considers Moving To Single Payer Health System

California is a state that miscalculated costs for the state run Medicaid program by $1.9 billion. The state is reckoned to have a $1.6 billion deficit, and Governor Jerry Brown wants to reduce the state budget by $3 billion because of these problems. The inflow of tax money is down. Jobs are leaving. Costs for […]

IRS Says They Won’t Really Enforce The Obamacare Mandate

Did you maintain appropriate insurance coverage in 2016? Perhaps you switched jobs, and, being that most companies require you be on the job for 90 days before you are allowed to be on their insurance plan, meaning you were probably out of insurance for 91 days, meaning you are ripe to be slapped with a […]

Good Grief: We Need To Keep Obamacare Because Of ‘Climate Change’

Yesterday, I featured a post (on my site and on Right Wing News) about members of the Cult Of Climastrology complaining that Trump’s wall would be Bad for Hotcoldwetdry. Dave Blount of Moonbattery had an interesting comment on the whole subject You know the race card has finally run out of juice when desperate Dems […]

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