A Big Lie and A Little Apology

President Obama emphatically promised “If you like your health insurance you can keep your health insurance” over and over because he knew, from recent history, that the truth would be fatal to his health care legislation. The media herd stampeded breathlessly Thursday night to news that President Obama had “apologized” to the millions whose health […]

Faulty Website is Only the First ObamaCare Crisis

Who brought the phrase “health Insurance death spiral” into the ObamaCare debate?  Was it Sarah Palin?  Rush Limbaugh? While it may seem provocative or alarming in context of the current political climate, it’s actually a common term in the vocabulary of health insurance actuaries. The setup for a classic insurance death spiral is one of […]

ObamaCare’s Vanishng Small Business Tax Credit

Since the Administration’s earliest efforts to persuade America that ObamaCare will do more good than harm, one of the most hyped selling points has been “small business tax credits.” This is the second of four articles comparing the promises in the President’s 2009 speech with the reality of ObamaCare implementation.  The first is here. In […]

ObamaCare Debunks “A Right to Health Care”

The health care debate begins again with legislation to repeal ObamaCare.  This Debate will not be settled until politicians from both parties confront the truth. What if a bunch of politicians tried to make themselves look extraordinarily clever and more compassionate than the rest of us by claiming that health care was “a right” and […]

Grim Reality of the ObamaCare Tax Credit

Newly released IRS Regulations show the actual value of the ObamaCare Small Business Tax Credit does not measure up to the hype. Throughout the run-up to passage of ObamaCare in Congress, and in the re-selling campaign since passage, the President has continuously touted its “small business tax credit.”  Here’s a typical Obama quote from a […]

“Insurance Death Spiral” in ObamaCare

Who brought the term “Insurance Death Spiral” into the ObamaCare debate? Was it Sarah Palin?  Rush Limbaugh? Nope.  The term comes from professional actuaries at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a government agency, run by an Obama appointee.  Their publication “Estimated Financial Impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” discloses […]

The ObamaCare Disclosures Part 1

This is the first of a series of reports.  Recently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a government agency headed by an Obama Appointee published a review disclosing some of the discrepancies between ObamaCare hype and grim reality. Here’s a quote, directly from the CMS review, dealing with just one of the numerous […]