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    Cruz: The American People Are Seeing Obamacare Is Not Working

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke to Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren tonight about the disastrous launch of Obamacare and news that liberals are looking for ways to delay key aspects of the law. It’s clear this thing isn’t working. And it’s becoming harder and harder for Democrats to defend. I … More

    This Obamacare Parody Video Is Going Viral. Have You Watched It Yet?

    Last week Heritage released a new parody video featuring a pro-Obamacare commercial with a slightly different (and quite funny) audio track. One week later, you’ve made it our most-watched YouTube video ever produced. President Obama’s health care law is no joke — especially for the families that are facing large … 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

    What the Administration Didn't Tell You About Obamacare Exchange Plans

    Today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a report regarding premiums and plan offerings in Obamacare’s exchanges for next year. Despite the Administration’s claims, premiums are going up due to Obamacare—and the quality of the “coverage” is, in many cases, going down. In both today’s report and … More

    Higher Premiums—Both Now and Later

    One of then-Senator Obama’s promises for Obamacare was a $2,500 premium reduction. But as we know, health insurance premiums continue to rise. Last week’s release of the annual Kaiser Family Foundation survey of employer-sponsored health coverage again illustrated Obamacare’s failure to reduce health costs. According to the survey, health insurance … More

    6,300 Reasons the Government Is Dead Wrong on Farm Subsidies

    Congress has been wrangling for months over how to trim the taxpayer burden of bountiful subsidies to farmers. Here’s a thought: Stop paying the dead ones. Between 2008 and 2012, we now know, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disbursed more than $36 million to some 6,300 farmers who had … More

    How to Use Obamacare to Scam Taxpayers

    Looking for a little extra cash? If you’re interested in defrauding taxpayers, it might be as easy as writing down a number on a form. The number is your income. The form is the Obamacare application. If you do not have “affordable” employer-sponsored health insurance and your income is between … More

    The Obama Administration's Fuzzy Premium Math

    President Obama is scheduled to make an address talking about Obamacare this morning. He’s expected to claim that Obamacare is working to lower premiums. There’s only one problem with that claim: His math doesn’t add up. Let’s look at the facts. In 2008, then-Senator Obama promised premiums would go down … More

    Obamacare: Important Context on Next Year’s Premium Increases

    The Associated Press yesterday published an article that at first appears to contain exciting and important news: There’s good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America’s slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause. A report Tuesday from … More

    The IRS, Obamacare, and You: The Complexity

    The many federal bureaucrats working on Obamacare implementation within the IRS stand at the center of an intricate web of government and regulation that will ensnare all Americans in its grasp. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) last year released a report with a chart showing all the bureaucratic offices and … More