Tag: Obamacare

Understanding the fight for free healthcare

Among other topics, health care is one of the biggest issues being debated by the candidates of the 2016 presidential election. While many first world countries provide their citizens with free health care, the United States does not. This can cause Americans to pay a significant amount of money on doctor’s appointments, medicine, and emergency… Read More

Ted Cruz Obamacare fiasco gives CNN, media outlets fuel for backlash

The media has a knack for going through issues with a fine-toothed comb. Seldom do continuity errors or policy inconsistencies go unnoticed in the public eye, as Republican Senator Ted Cruz found out this week.   Shortly after announcing his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, the Texas Senator told CNN that his wife would… Read More

Supreme Court Speaks: Hobby Lobby Exempt from Contraception Mandate

Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated decision on Christian craft chain Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act. In a narrow 5-4 verdict, the nation’s highest court ruled that closely-held companies, such as Hobby Lobby, may apply for exemptions to federally mandated contraception coverage based on the religious objections of the owners.… Read More

How CNN’s Over-Reporting is Trading Journalism for Ratings

“Just like the movie “Lost” … And of course, they’re also referencing “The Twilight Zone,” which has a very similar plot. That’s what people are saying. I know it’s preposterous, but is it preposterous, do you think, Mary?” – Don Lemon, CNN, discussing theories on the disappearance of Flight 370 On April 1, President Obama… Read More

Georgia Doing Nothing on Medicaid Expansion Cuts Chances for Many

  Despite the 650,000 Georgians who desperately need the Medicaid provisions set forth in the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), the state of Georgia has reported that it will not expand its Medicaid program under the ACA.   (Related: Obama Speaks at Rose Garden After 7 Million Mark Reached For Healthcare Signup)   According to… Read More

Obama Speaks at Rose Garden After 7 Million Mark Reached for Healthcare Signup

Picture from April 2013, Charles Dharapak/AP Photo

The Affordable Care Act has not completely fixed our long broken healthcare system, but this law has made our healthcare system a lot better… a lot better! All told, because of this law, millions of our fellow citizens know the economic security of health insurance, who didn’t just a few years ago. That is something… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: President Obama Talks Affordable Care Act

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It is the final countdown for those Americans not yet covered by health insurance. Whether you are insured by a private provider through your employer or you get covered by the government under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare,” the last day to enroll without being penalized on your tax return is March 31.… Read More