Senate takes first step to repeal and replace Obamacare

By Dave Andrusko After seven hours of debate, the Senate early this morning took the first step to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Senators voted 51-48 to approve a budget resolution that Republicans will use as a vehicle to speed through repeal of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare,” USA Today reported. Action in …

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Wonder if Obama counted noses when he “rallied” Democrats to oppose Republicans’ agenda?

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to WMAL’s Chris Plante who spoke eloquently about the double standard on display when it was announced the Democratic National Committees is building a ‘war room’ (staffed by “former aides to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign”) to fight every proposal from pro-life President-elect Donald Trump. The double standard is not that the …

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Pro-abortion Sen. Schumer vows to block “out of mainstream” nominee for the Supreme Court

Clash also looming over repeal and replace ObamaCare By Dave Andrusko As the final post of the day, a quick rehash of two developments many of you have already heard about. “The first order of business is to repeal and replace Obamacare, and that was our message today and that will be our message on …

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Articulate ObamaCare critic to head HHS, Democrats’ disarray more obvious by the day

By Dave Andrusko On my way home from work last night I heard that it was now official: pro-life Donald Trump had won Michigan’s 16 electoral votes. On Monday the Board of State Canvassers certified Trump’s 10,704-vote victory. As a result Trump has won 306 electoral votes to pro-abortion Hillary Clinton’s 232. Other very good …

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Trump says “ObamaCare is just blowing up” as average cost of benchmark premium to rise by 25% in 2017

By Dave Andrusko Referring to ObamaCare, the Washington Post (and numerous other outlets) are reporting, “Insurers are raising the 2017 premiums for a popular and significant group of health plans sold through HealthCare.gov by an average of 25 percent, more than triple the percentage increase of this year’s plans, according to new government figures.” The …

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ABC Finally Notices Bill Clinton Slamming ObamaCare, Dismisses VP Debate

By Nicholas Fondacaro It seems to have taken a poor debate performance by Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine to finally get ABC to cover former President Bill Clinton’s critical remarks about ObamaCare. The network finally reported on the comments Wednesday during World News Tonight, roughly two days after Clinton described the program as a …

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Former President Bill Clinton calls ObamaCare “craziest thing in the world,” while Hillary Clinton promotes even more government control of healthcare

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Former President Bill Clinton is turning heads after a surprise attack on the Obama Health Care law (Obamacare). Clinton told a crowd at a campaign rally in Michigan on Monday You’ve got this crazy system where all of a sudden 25 million more people have …

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Esquire’s Charlie Pierce: Bill Clinton Lost His Political Chops with Obamacare Bashing

By P.J. Gladnick Bill Clinton has told the truth. I repeat. Bill Clinton has told the truth. And in this case it was a truth about Obamacare which is sure to make liberals very uncomfortable. So how can they explain it away? Simple. By claiming that Bill Clinton has lost his political abilities. Such was …

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NPR Takes Obamacare Poll, Avoids Result: More Feel Harmed Than Helped

By Tim Graham The Hill newspaper carried this headline on Monday: “Poll: Only 15 percent say they have benefited from ObamaCare.” Sarah Ferris reported: Just 15 percent of people say they have personally benefited from ObamaCare, although more than one-third believe it has helped the people of their state, according to a poll released Monday. …

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No exaggeration: next Supreme Court appointment could “reshape American life”

By Dave Andrusko If by chance you missed “The Supreme Court: What’s at Stake in this Presidential Election?,” by all means take a few minutes out and read the speech given yesterday on the Senate floor by Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Once you have, the impact that electing a …

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Blizzard delayed key pro-life vote – you can still add your voice to protect the unborn

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a measure to override President Obama’s January 8th veto of H.R. 3762, the “pro-life budget reconciliation bill.” This bill contains a provision that would cut off most federal funds to Planned Parenthood for one year — about $400 million. In addition, the bill …

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President Obama vetoes bill that defunded Planned Parenthood and repealed many parts of Obamacare

By Dave Andrusko Four days before he delivers his final State of the Union address, President Obama delivered another message: nothing is more important than protecting Planned Parenthood and ObamaCare. As expected the President vetoed H.R. 3762, a bill which, as NRLC explained, “would block most federal funds from going to Planned Parenthood, and repeal …

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