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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.

    Union Group: Obamacare Is ‘Making Inequality Worse’

    Even union supporters—often some of the biggest cheerleaders of the Obama Administration—are getting angry over Obamacare. Unite Here, which “represents 300,000 workers in hotels, food service and gaming nationwide,” has issued a new report warning union workers of how Obamacare could cost them. “If employers follow the incentives in the … More

    Two Quotes That Show the Absurdity of Obamacare

    President Obama wants you to know that he gets it. You just don’t understand how much better Obamacare is going to make your life; you’re afraid of change. It’s okay, he wants you to know; he understands. “There are some people who have very bad insurance, but they don’t know … More

    New Obamacare Delay, But Will It Matter?

    In the 37th significant change to the Affordable Care Act since its passage nearly four years ago, the Obama administration announced yesterday that insurers can wait until 2016 to cancel plans that do not meet Obamacare’s insurance requirements. According to The Hill, which first reported the potential delay, the move … More

    $170 Million Spent On Obamacare Exchange Site That Doesn’t Work

    After receiving multiple requests from federal and state lawmakers, the Government Accountability Office said in a letter today that it will investigate Oregon’s state exchange website that was created by Obamacare, according to KGW.com. The letter, which was addressed to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, said the … More

    Another Obamacare Delay in the Works

    The Obama administration is expected to soon announce another major delay in Obamacare, according to a recent article in The Hill. The announcement, which could come this week, would allow health insurers to continue offering health plans that do not meet minimum coverage requirements in the President’s signature health care … More

    Should Government Watch the Terrorists -- or Americans Reaching for a Snack?

    With recent news of various government agencies wanting to monitor our nation’s newsrooms and our children’s eating habits, and with a $17 trillion debt that continues to rise, perhaps it is time to paraphrase President John F. Kennedy: Ask not what government can do for us, but what we can … More

    Restaurant Chain Charges Customers Obamacare Surcharge

    8 @Gatorsdkside Florida restaurants are asking customers to help foot the bill for #Obamacare. http://t.co/oNkTnD2Pr3 pic.twitter.com/FwHD49GmaE — CNNMoney.com (@CNNMoney) February 27, 2014   A Florida group that that manages several restaurants is already banking money for when the Obamacare employer mandate takes effect in 2015, and is charging customers a … More

    Harry Reid: All Obamacare Horror Stories Are Lies (VIDEO)

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) gave a speech on the floor of the Senate yesterday about “plenty of horror stories being told” about Obamacare and said that “all of them are untrue.”  He then went on to specifically target claims made by the Koch brothers claiming they were trying … More

    Majority of Small Businesses Will See Health Premium Rate Hike Because of Obamacare

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of the Actuary last week released with little fanfare a report that is shaking up the debate over Obamacare’s impact on the economy, according to The Wall Street Journal. The federal actuarial report predicted that 65 percent of small businesses will see … More

    Obamacare's Dumping Ground

    If President Obama—or anyone else—is expecting that Medicaid will be Obamacare’s salvation, look elsewhere. The president said last week that “We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion.” But even The Washington Post’s “fact checker” gave President … More