• We have no idea how much Obamacare costs

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Remember back when Obamacare was supposed to be reducing the deficit? Those were the days: For Democratic lawmakers who were hesitant to sign onto the sweeping 2010 health care law, one of the most powerful | Read More »

  • Obamacare outreach does little to reduce number of Iowa’s uninsured

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. DES MOINES, Iowa — Only one quarter of Iowans without health insurance have opted to get coverage since the introduction of Obamacare, despite millions of dollars in federal spending encouraging them to sign up. | Read More »

  • Kansas’ Obamacare opposition saves tax dollars

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org.  OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — Kansas’ opposition to Obamacare has actually saved taxpayers money. A breakdown of raw enrollment numbers and spending has revealed that, from a fiscal perspective, Kansas was probably right to reject a more than | Read More »

  • Hawaii’s Obamacare exchange most costly in the nation

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Obamacare exchange, the Hawaii Health Connector, costs the nation’s taxpayers the most per enrollee, according to a new study by Kaiser Health. Hawaii’s exchange, which has just more than 8,500 people registered, has | Read More »

  • Obamacare squandered $1.2 billion on failed exchanges

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Christopher Conover, Yevgeniy Feyman, and Katherine Restrepo try to figure out: So how much taxpayer money did Obamacare’s failed state exchanges squander? We calculated a federal cost per enrollee consisting of a) the total amount | Read More »

  • Only 54 percent of MS residents who enrolled in Obamacare have paid

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Fifty-four percent of Mississippi residents who enrolled in Obamacare have paid their first-month premiums. Nationwide, 67 percent of enrollees paid through the federal insurance exchange to complete enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, according to numbers from | Read More »

  • Obamacare and Romneycare

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Following on the heels of the failure of the Obamacare exchange in Oregon,Massachusetts has announced its “first exchange in the nation” is also going under. Bay State officials are taking steps this week to | Read More »

  • How Obamacare opponents should respond to Obama’s failed victory lap

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org.  According to Aaron Blake at the Washington Post, the administration’s Obamacare victory lap looks more like a false start. Democrats have been claiming a turning point in the battle over Obamacare for the better part of | Read More »

  • Obamacare future is all about the politics

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. The New York Times considers Obamacare’s political ramifications, which is essentially a consideration of the future of the law: When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. | Read More »

  • ND Obamacare enrollment falls way short of expectations

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. BISMARCK, N.D. — The national deadline for enrollment in Obamacare has come and gone, and North Dakota officials are now awaiting word on the final state tally. But according to a count reported to state | Read More »

  • The future of health policy after Obamacare

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. As we all know, when President Barack Obama sold his health care law to the American people, he sold it to them primarily on the basis of cost. He did this because the polling | Read More »

  • More Benghazi confusion

    More Benghazi confusion

    The people who pushed a phony story are given unlimited credit for their keen judgment.

  • Obamacare’s magic number doesn’t exist

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. Welcome to the Consumer Power Report. Have you heard? Obamacare survived! It got to that magic number it was looking for to make everything right! Or it got to half the number the Congressional | Read More »

  • ObamaCare: the mistake America could not afford

    ObamaCare: the mistake America could not afford

    We shouldn’t spend billions per year while we wait for this clunker to reach second gear.

  • More hours cut due to ObamaCare at government agencies and schools

    More hours cut due to ObamaCare at government agencies and schools

    Labor unions also notice a problem Democrats used to claim was a figment of Republican imaginations..

  • Florida’s Obamacare numbers are in, but where are the millennials?

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — When it comes to Obamacare sign-ups, Florida is tops among the 34 states with federally run health exchanges. For many, that’s cause for celebration. But, according to the U.S. Department of Health | Read More »

  • Obama backs off assault on Medicare Part D

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. On Monday, the Obama administration announced a rare surrender on an anti-market line of attack – this time, an attempt to warp the Medicare Part D prescription drug program into a more government-directed entity. The | Read More »

  • ObamaCare shock: get ready for your premiums to double or even triple

    ObamaCare shock: get ready for your premiums to double or even triple

    We are nowhere near finished paying for this disaster.

  • Obamacare is affordable, so long as it’s outside Obamacare

    This article originally appeared on heartland.org. So it turns out that there are cheap and plentiful insurance options available to the American people… if only they are looking for them outside the Obamacare exchanges.Here’s the Washington Examiner’s report: A new | Read More »

  • Hawaii urges residents to ‘tell a friend’ about Obamacare

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. HONOLULU — The Hawaii Health Connector, the local Obamacare exchange, has a new campaign to boost enrollment — “Tell a friend.” “Let your family and friends know you care about their health and happiness; forward | Read More »