Thursday, March 2, 2017

Obama Care

No, Repealing Obamacare Won’t Kill Off Thousands of Americans
William Sullivan
Democrats are growing shrill in claiming that if Republicans repeal Obamacare, thousands of Americans will die. It's nonsense. Among the most popular of the potentially looming tragedies cited by proponents of Obamacare is that thousands of Americans will die if Republicans are successful in repealing it. David Himmelstein and Steffie Woolhandler at the Chicago Tribune, for example, posit that “repealing Obamacare will kill” as many as 43,000 people every year due to a lack of health insurance. Note that they don’t just suggest that 43,000 people will die as a result of the repeal. Specifically, their argument is that Republicans, and you that may support the effort toward repeal, will kill them. It’s hard to miss the political currency they’re aiming for with the shocking headline.........More

ObamaCare in Limbo: Repeal or Let Die        
Jon N. Hall
President Trump is right: we need to repeal ObamaCare, not let it die on its own. At Hot Air, we read that on Jan. 4 President-elect Trump tweeted: “Republicans must be careful… that the Dems own the failed ObamaCare disaster.” On Jan. 11, Business Insider quoted Trump thus: “They own it right now. So the easiest thing would be to let it implode in 2017 and, believe me, we'd get pretty much whatever he wanted. But it would take a long time.” So back in January, Mr. Trump seemed to think that the right course was to be proactive and repeal. But on Feb. 15, the Daily Wire ran a compelling article headlined “Why Trump Should NOT Repeal or Replace ObamaCare (Just Let It Die)” by John Nolte, who counsels otherwise: ........ More

Study: 60% of online Obamacare defenders are paid
By Rick Moran February 28, 2017
Tens of thousands of pro-Obamacare Facebook posts are published by 100 profiles.A data analyst conducted a study of Obamacare posts on Facebook and discovered that 60% of more than 225,000 posts published by 40,000 profiles were actually posted by 100 people. Kenneth Brown also found that most of those posts were published between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, strongly suggesting that the people who were writing up pro-Obamacare Facebook posts were getting paid for it. Brown appeared on Sheryl Attkisson's show, Full Measure. Washington Examiner: ............ More

Conservatives Fight for Real Change on Obamacare as GOP Moderates Worry
By Constitution.com March 1, 2017
Conservatives in the House are expressing concerns over language in a draft bill of the House Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) and the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) fear while rolling back former President Barack Obama’s landmark health care legislation, language in the blueprint is creating a new entitlement program..........To Read More....

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