Category Obamacare

Obamacare Mandate

Obamacare update LA Times – Thousands of Californians are discovering what Obamacare will cost them — and many don’t like what they see. These middle-class consumers are staring at hefty increases on their insurance bills as the overhaul remakes the healthcare market. Their rates are rising in large part to help offset the higher […]

President Pivot prepares to screw old and infirm

                    Whatever Happened to ‘No negotiations’ with Debt Ceiling ‘Hostage Takers’?        by: Dave Lindorff   President Obama ran for president promising change. What his backers didn’t realize was that he wasn’t talking about changing America for the better. He was talking about changing his position whenever he found himself in a confrontation with Republicans. There’s […]

The inevitable consequence of ObamaCare’s system architecture.

ObamaCare’s relentless creation of second-class citizens (5) By lambert strether of Corrente. And we go to Happyville, instead of to Pain City. –Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow In this series, we’ve been looking at how ObamaCare, through its inherent system architecture, relentlessly creates first- and second-class citizens; how it treats people who should be treated equally unequally, for […]

Single Payer, West Virginia and Ontario

Mr. Tweddle’s Factory by RUSSELL MOKHIBER Allan Tweddle wants to build a manufacturing facility. He would prefer to build it in West Virginia — where he lives. But he’s going to build it in Ontario, Canada — where he was born. Why? Well, one factor is health care costs. Canada has a single payer system. […]