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    Obamacare was pushed into law with the hope that the more Americans learned about it, the more they would like it. That has not happened. Americans remain strongly opposed to the health law and its expansion of the role of government in their lives. The more they learn about the law, the less they like it and the more they search for an alternative, like Heritage’s Saving the American Dream proposal, that empowers patients, reduces costs, and ensures access.

    How Much Is Your Health Insurance Going Up?

    Have you gotten a letter from your insurance company about your premiums going up? Has your employer told you that more will be coming out of your paycheck to pay for your health plan? President Obama promised that Obamacare would lower premiums by $2,500. But instead, Americans everywhere are facing … More

    Proof of President Obama's Broken Health Care Promise in One Picture

    Remember when President Obama promised Obamacare would let us Americans keep our current health care plan if we liked it? If you don’t, fast forward this video to about 00:43 and you’ll see him make the pledge. That was in 2009, before the government takeover of health care. Now just … More

    10 Random Things That Are #MoreSuccessfulThanObamacare

    Taxpayers spent $634,320,919 for a contractor to build the glitch-prone HealthCare.gov website only to watch it become a colossal failure (much like the rest of Obamacare). Yesterday, we poked fun with a parody video. Today, Twitter erupted with it’s own mocking of the President’s health-care law. The hashtag #MoreSuccessfulThanObamacare began trending this afternoon … More

    Survey: Doctors May Not Participate in Obamacare Exchange Plans

    A recent survey covering more than 1,000 physician practices confirms what many experts had feared—many doctors will not participate in Obamacare’s exchanges. The survey was conducted by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), a trade group representing multi-physician medical practices. The results are in, and they’re unambiguous: A majority (55.5 … More

    A Letter to President Obama

    Dear Mr. President: As the temporary slowdown in government operations enters its second week, I write to explain why conservatives have insisted on making the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act the prime source of contention. Speaking for our organization, I can tell you we’re in this fight because of … More

    Obamacare Is No Laughing Matter, But This Video Is Pretty Darn Funny

    We tried warning President Obama that his health-care law was unworkable. Now, after a glitch-filled week of implementation, Obamacare is under attack from the likes of not only Senator Ted Cruz, but also CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Yes, even the face of CNN is offering Obama this friendly advice: “They had … More

    The Broken Promise Underlying Obamacare's Exchange Debacle

    The public recriminations continue surrounding Obamacare’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week and the myriad problems plaguing health insurance exchanges. But the concerns about flawed websites and consumer privacy are also symptoms of trying to mask the massive premium increases due to Obamacare. The Associated Press (AP) explains that … More

    Hurry, Hurry, Sign Up for Obamacare!

    Ladies and gentlemen, step right up! President Obama has a deal for you… sign up for Obamacare before this hot introductory offer expires. Sign up now—before the fees for non-compliance kick in. Sign up now—before you see the real cost of your new insurance premiums. Sign up now—before your current … More

    Obamacare in Action: This Man’s Premiums Are Going Up 61 Percent

    Higher insurance premiums are just one side effect of Obamacare, but many Americans are finding out that they will also be paying for benefits that they do not need. Tom Gialanella recently received a letter from his insurance company explaining what will change when Obamacare takes effect—his premiums are going … More

    Talk to Us About Obamacare: Seven People, One Message

    Americans are already feeling the impact of Obamacare. Some are being forced to find new insurance plans and new doctors, or can’t afford the higher premium costs. Others are losing hours at work because employers can’t afford to provide the government-approved health care. Despite the evidence, President Obama has chosen to ignore the American … More