Hospitals Warn Trump of “Unprecedented Public Health Crisis” if Obamacare is Repealed

Somehow, I don't think Donald Trump or Republicans care about the financial impact of their planned Obamacare repeal. To them, the politics of repeal play better. It gives them something to brag about when they go back home to their constituents. But there are consequences to repealing the law, and hospitals have issued a warning. The nation’s hospital industry warned President-elect Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Tuesday that repealing the Affordable Care Act could cost hospitals...

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McConnell on Repealing Obamacare – “It’s pretty high on our agenda”

Republicans have tried and failed to return Healthcare to what it once was - an unsustainable strain on the U.S economy and a profit-making endeavor by insurance companies that refuse to insure people with pre-existing conditions and drop others when they get sick and need their insurance most. But President Obama stood in their way. Now that Republicans control all three branches of Government, Mitch McConnell is excited about the prospects of putting huge profit margins back in the pocket of insurance...

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The Reality Show Election Just Got Very Real

It is true that political discourse has taken a wildly unpredictable and extremely troubling turn in this country, but just when it seems that the shouting match will get louder, along comes a politician who is calm, focused, steely, intelligent, moral and principled. Who is this person? The current occupant of the Oval Office. A man who has led this country through some of its most trying days. The president who will be remembered for bringing health care to millions and for signing a financial...

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A Political Snow Job

If nothing else, the big blizzard that hit the East Coast is sparing us from some of the oh-so-trite coverage of the presidential election, which actually only gets underway eight days hence. Governor Christie did make it back to New Jersey for the storm, even though he had originally said that the Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno, could manage the preparations and aftermath well enough. And she probably could, but New Jerseyans elected Christie and we want him to fulfill at least some of his duties...

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Obamacare Enrollment Numbers – 11.3 Million Since November

While Republicans continue to waste taxpayers money with yet another futile repeal effort, the health care reform known as Obamacare has topped 11.3 million national sign ups this enrollment season. About 8.6 million people signed up for plans on HealthCare.gov since Nov. 1, and another 2.7 million signed up on the state-based exchanges, officials said. Nearly 4 million people under age 35 nationally signed up for Obamacare plans. That number is important: The 18-to-34-year-old...

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Carly Fiorina says “Obamacare was repealed” #LiesToldToUs – Video

Republican presidential candidate, Carly Fiorina - remember her? She's one of the borderline floor scrubbers in the Republican polls - is trying to punch upwards, waaaay upwards, trying to hit Ted Cruz - one of the top Republican leaders in the polls. I don't know why Cruz and Trump are at the top of the Republican list, but they are and Carly has her eyes set on Cruz. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash, Carly placed Cruz squarely in her cross-hairs. When asked if Ted Cruz "would doom the...

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