Category Archives: Omnibus legislation
“Helpless, Raging” Charlottesville Families Shocked By These 2018 Obamacare Premiums…”It’s Horrific”
Over the past several months, Democrats have jumped on every opportunity possible to blame the Trump administration for yet another year of staggering Obamacare premium increases. Ironically, despite arguments from the Left that Trump’s defunding of Obamacare’s marketing budget would cause 2018 signups to plunge, as Politico recently noted, they’re actually up in 2018…which begs […]
Update: Late Thursday, the administration said it would immediately stop paying what are known as cost-sharing reduction subsidies. The payments go to health insurers in the Affordable Care Act to help lower-income people with co-pays and other cost sharing. Without them, insurers have said they’ll dramatically raise premiums or pull out of the law’s state-based […]
For the past several months we’ve observed in complete amazement as Democrats have repeatedly hailed the ‘great accomplishments’ of Obamacare while the system was literally, and quite tangibly, collapsing in epic fashion all around them. The ability to blindly and shamelessly support a partisan cause irrestpective of overwhelming facts proving the ineffectiveness of that cause […]
US equities have erased all the gains since the pulled-Obamacare-repeal vote as VIX pushes well above 13… It appears reality is setting in that perhaps a fractured GOP is not the best environment for a tax reform package that is more than priced in.
Yesterday we noted that Republicans are considering a piecemeal repeal of Obamacare even though they have no viable alternative that has been fully vetted and stands ready to replace the failed legislation (see “Republicans Consider Obamacare Repeal Without A Replacement Strategy“). And while King Obama is happy to leave a path of destruction on his […]