September 6th, 201544It's difficult to believe -- at least from the left-side of the political spectrum -- that some
Americans are still invested in presenting Obamacare as a failed policy. After all, millions
of uninsured people, myself included, who had no hope of affording health insurance, were
finally able to get medical coverage they could manage...
June 25th, 201517This Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that President Obama’s health care law allows the government to provide nationwide tax subsidies to help poor and middle-class people buy health insurance. The ruling is a huge victory that reinforces the larger purpose of the President’s signature legislative achievement.
June 10th, 201592Americans are in danger of losing Obamacare if the Supreme Court rules against it, and in a recent MSNBC report, Rachel Maddow talks about President Barack Obama's strong advocacy for the preservation of the law in the face of a ruling that could shatter the healthcare hopes of millions of Americans.
May 20th, 2015189Sometimes, all it takes to realize that you've taken a bad political position is for the results to come and bite you. Such is the case of Luis Lang, a man who was against Obamacare before he ran into medical problems, and is now walking away from the GOP as a result.
Last year, a Philadelphia-area man was convinced that he didn't...
April 30th, 2015122Governor John Kasich is a religious man. In modern America, being religious with an (R) after one's name is usually a bad thing. However, Kasich has a small bleeding heart; he's the fifth Republican governor to accept the Medicaid expansion through Obamacare, and other Republican governors are not pleased.
April 28th, 2015179A new survey shows that more than half of Republicans are under the impression that the Affordable Care Act is increasing the number of people with health insurance, with a fifth of the respondents even claiming that the law has actually reduced the number of people with coverage.
April 19th, 201592According to Representative David Brat, preventing people from dying in the street because they don't have insurance makes us North Korea.
I'll give him props -- at least he refrained from going for the obvious comparison that conservatives usually reach for when it comes to Obamacare: Nazi Germany.
During a conversation with Lars...
April 13th, 201524According to a poll published this Monday, the nation’s uninsured rate fell to 11.9 percent during the first quarter of this year -- 1 percentage point below the rate at the end of 2014. The drop is directly in line with the new Obamacare enrollees at the beginning of 2015.