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    Obama Administration: We Never Mean a Word We Say

    No, it cannot happen. It will not happen. The Obama administration absolutely, positively will NOT extend the deadline to sign up for Obamacare. This isn’t even a laugh line anymore. It’s just an eye roller. And how silly these guys look now: “We have no plans to extend the open … More

    Have You Saved $2,500 Lately?

    President Obama recently admitted that Obamacare will cause some Americans to lose their doctors. Some have suggested that his promise “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor” should be 2014’s “Lie of the Year.” But what about his promise that Obamacare would lower premiums by $2,500 per … More

    AP Analysis: Cancer Centers Not Part of Many Obamacare Plan Networks

      President Obama conceded last week that Americans enrolling in Obamacare’s state- and federal-run insurance exchanges might lose their doctors to get low insurance premiums—and that might not be the end of their access problems. This week, The Associated Press is reporting that Obamacare consumers are also losing access to … More

    Does the Obamacare Deadline Apply to Me?

    In two weeks, Obamacare’s centerpiece—the individual mandate to purchase government-approved health insurance—kicks in. Are you “covered,” as the White House keeps asking in its endless advertising? Because if you don’t have health insurance by March 31, you will have to pay a penalty on your income tax form next year. … More

    Obamacare March Madness Push: Have a 'Game Plan' or You'll Get a Terrible Disease

    The latest Obamacare advertising site is an odd mix of athlete/star inspiration and trying to scare young people about getting diseases. On GamePlan4Me, the website offers you the opportunity to “See what happens when you take a chance without health care” (see photo above). Enter your sex and age range … More

    Foundry's Ortega on "Meet the Press": Bring Health Care Ideas to the Debate

    On Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” Foundry Contributor Israel Ortega talked about the importance of presenting conservative ideas on health care—not just responding to attacks from the left or talking about Obamacare’s flaws. Heritage has been sharing lots of ideas for patient-centered health reform that would give Americans choices and put … More

    Obama: You Can't Really Keep Your Doctor (VIDEO)

    We knew this was coming—because it’s been happening to Americans for awhile. The president finally admitted that you can’t necessarily keep your doctor under Obamacare. In an interview with WebMD (Check the “Access to Care” portion at 1:00 in), he said: For the average person, many folks who don’t have … More

    The White House Jumped the Shark Today

    Cultural trends are often said to “jump the shark” when they go too far and become laughable or obsolete. The White House is in this territory with its desperate—desperate—marketing of Obamacare. Today, Lance Bass—a member of the boy band *NSYNC, which was popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s—tweeted … More

    The Obama Administration's About-Face on Medicare

    The Obama administration seems determined not to rock the boat before the midterm congressional election this fall. It’s already delayed Obamacare mandates that could cause outrage. Now it has stopped proposed Medicare changes that weren’t even part of Obamacare—and with good reason. The administration had proposed new rules for seniors’ … 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