Tag: Affordable Care Act

Mitt Romney and Rick Perry both loved them some individual mandate before they hated it

The group Protect Your Care issued a statement today that reminds me of why I love liberals so much. Statement on Rick Perry’s Letter Praising Hillary Clinton on Health Care in 1994August 31, 2011For Immediate ReleaseContact: Eddie Vale – [email protected] In response to Governor Rick Perry’s health care letter to then First Lady Hillary Clinton Protect Your Care Communications Director […]

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Will President Obama get credit for this? Unlikely.

Yesterday, President Obama indicated that he would be willing to modify some conditions of the Affordable Care Act to please some governors out there, many of them Republicans: President Obama sought to defuse criticism of the new health-care overhaul Monday by saying he is willing to give states an earlier opportunity to opt out of certain key requirements – but […]

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It’s only news if it hurts President Obama

It’s only news if it hurts President Obama

There have now been FIVE federal court rulings on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Of this, only two of them have gone against the ruling and one of them was only against part of it (the federal mandate). So, how has the media discussed these rulings? Here’s the answer in graphical from House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi: Steve Benen at […]

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The Michigan US House members love them some Affordable Care Act repeal

Yesterday I posted the results of an analysis I did of all 242 Republicans in the US House of Representatives. I looked at the bills & resolutions each of these men and women had sponsored and cosponsored. What I found was that, on average, 46% of the bills any individual sponsored or co-sponsored was related to the partial or complete […]

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Call your member of Congress NOW! Protect our Progress!

Call your member of Congress NOW! Protect our Progress!

This is a crucial time to contact your member of Congress regarding the Republican’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. You can do so by clicking HERE. Call them and tell them that you want them to vote against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Need some reasons why? How about because, despite their ridiculous name for the […]

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Dems finally turning things around with regard to “messaging”

Much has been made about the epic fail of the Democrats with regard to their messaging. On health insurance reform and nearly every other issue you can name, they always get their asses handed to them by the Republicans. The Frank Luntz right-wing messaging factory has been a far superior operation and has been far more successful at framing the […]

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The cost of repealing the Affordable Care Act in Michigan is HIGH

The Public Interest Research Group in Michigan (PIRGIM) has released a study that shows repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be very costly to Michigan residents. Consumers and small businesses in Michigan will face significantly higher insurance premiums and could see costly coverage denials and price discrimination if efforts to repeal the federal health care law prevail in Congress […]

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