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SEIU Drops Health Coverage for Workers’ Children

November 29, 2010 politisite 0

One of the largest union-administered health-insurance funds in New York is dropping coverage for the children of more than 30,000 low-wage home attendants, union officials said. The union blamed financial problems it said were caused by the state’s health department and new national health-insurance requirements. The fund is administered by 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union. Union officials said the state compelled […]

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71% of Missouri voters say no to ObamaCare

August 3, 2010 politisite 0

If you want to know which news item will be making Gibbs look constipated at tomorrow’s briefing, look no further. It’s the first time voters from any state have addressed the mandate at the polls. And things are looking good. Opponents of Prop C — those who support the insurance mandate — have been frustrated by the lack of a vigorous campaign to defeat it. Apart from a mass mailing […]

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IRS: No Health Insurance, No Refund

April 6, 2010 politisite 0

The IRS says that it has no problem attaching Tax refunds for those who refuse to purchase health insurance. A new argument has arisen about the individual mandate after the passage of Obamacare.  Some have insisted that the mandate penalty provision got rewritten quietly before passage to keep the IRS from penalizing taxpayers — or more accurately, to keep the IRS from prosecuting taxpayers who refuse to pay the penalties […]

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Top Congressional Leaders and Staff will be EXEMPT from Health Care Law

March 25, 2010 politisite 0

I guess what is good enough for Grandma is not good enough for Top congressional leadership, but it is good enough for you and me.  This from FOXNews: Select congressional leadership staffers — some of whom wrote the health insurance act — are not governed by new rules governing millions of Americans and the rest of their colleagues on how they buy insurance — and the special exemption has the […]

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45,000 U.S. deaths to lack of Health Insurance- Really?

March 21, 2010 politisite 0

Those talking points and charts the Democrats have been holding up as of late saying that 45,000 U.S. deaths occur due to lack of Health Insurance- Really?  the study is flawed Really Do 45,000 Americans Die Each Year from Lack of Health Care? A Harvard University study published in the American Journal of Public Health claimed that nearly 45,000 Americans die each year due to lack of health care coverage. […]

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What? Obama says the Louisiana Purchase brings relief to Hawaii Earthquake

March 17, 2010 politisite 0

First it was Obama had been to 58 states with 2 more to go, than our Employer Health care insurance premiums would go down by 3000 percent, NOW Health care reform bill with the LA Purchase included will help those Hawaiians devastated by the earthquake.  The most intelligent president is even making a lot of mistakes or he is intentionally misleading folks.  He does get large roars of applause, especially […]

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Obama: You will see 'premiums fall by as much as 3,000 percent' under Obamacare

March 16, 2010 politisite 0

When House Speaker Pelosi said that ObamaCare will allow Americans to realize their dream of being an artist, photographer, or writer without having to work a day job to have health insurance, some of us wondered whether ObamaCare also will cover other expenses, such as for housing and food, that force people to work a job they may not like while they pursue their dreams. Now we know the answer: […]

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Axelrod to GOP: 'Go Ahead Make my day'

March 14, 2010 politisite 0

Top White House adviser David Axelrod says that if Congress passes the Democrats’ national health care bill, it will be politically impossible for Republicans to undo the changes brought by the massive legislation. “I say, Let’s have that fight. Make my day,” Axelrod said on “Meet the Press.” “I’m ready to have that, and every member of Congress ought to be willing to have that debate was well.” Axelrod made […]

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Waxman: We Want Government Funded Abortions

March 12, 2010 politisite 0

The pro-life Democrat leading the charge in the House against passage of the Senate health insurance reform bill said Friday that a key committee chairman told him that Democrats want abortions to be paid by a federally-funded nationalized health insurance system. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., who’s been so far out in front of the debate about abortion coverage that he earned himself a primary challenger over it, said Rep. Henry […]