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    How Obamacare Will Affect All Americans

    In response to the wave of insurance cancellations hitting millions of Americans, and the admission by some that President Obama’s “if you like your plan” promise was false, Obamacare’s defenders are now taking a different tack. While the law’s supporters finally admit that some people will be worse off under … More

    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

    How Obamacare Hurts Americans: The Story of Ann Lorenz

    Ann Lorenz struggles with Parkinson’s disease and relies on Medicare to receive care. However, due to Obamacare, Lorenz worries that she will be limited in access to her doctors. “Patients like Ann will have to start spending more of their own personal money to pay for medications that are not … More

    How Obamacare Hurts Americans: The Story of Dr. Martha Boone

    Government-run health care is hurting doctors as well as patients, according to Dr. Martha Boone. “The frustrating part of my day is I have two employees that work nearly full-time fighting Medicare and other insurance carriers for work that I have done,” Dr. Boone said. “I absolutely detest that part … More

    How's the Economy at Your House?

    The news media, the President, and Congress should be cautious in trotting out “victims” of the government shutdown. As national media continue the hype, the furor over Washington furloughs will only take you so far in the rest of America. IN WASHINGTON: While the country’s national parks are closed and … More

    Why This Doctor Fears Obamacare

    Dr. Tim Shepherd talks about his patients like they’re his own family. He gets emotional when he thinks about a patient he’s been treating for 20 years, and talks about a new patient who’s making progress like it’s his first grandchild. He says his favorite part about being a doctor … More

    Now Congress Wants to Exempt Itself from Obamacare

    No argument for Obamacare’s repeal can top the simple fact that Members of Congress do not want it to apply to them. Today’s Politico reports that the House and Senate congressional leadership—both Democrats and Republicans working in cahoots with Obama Administration officials—have been secretly negotiating for months trying to find … More

    Obamacare Continues to Restrict Hiring

    The Federal Reserve Beige Book, released on March 6, cited Obamacare as a factor in slowing hiring and employment growth. The Beige Book is a report published eight times a year that details the economic activity in the 12 different Federal Reserve regions. As this most recent report explains, “Employers … More

    SLIDESHOW: Obamacare's Impact—in Pictures

    As health care becomes an increasingly debated topic, it is critically important for every American to understand the impact of Obamacare. The Heritage Foundation’s newly updated “Obamacare in Pictures: Visualizing the Effects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” shows through charts and graphs Obamacare’s far-reaching negative effects on … More

    Obamacare's 18 New Tax Hikes

    Not only did the President and his partners in Congress take $716 billion out of Medicare to pay for Obamacare, but they also raise taxes by $836.3 billion to pay for it, with $36.3 billion hitting Americans in 2013 alone. Here’s the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on … More