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February 25, 2014
This past week marks the fifth anniversary of the “stimulus.” The stimulus was the first major bill pushed by President Barack Obama after took over the White House. With the help of a Democrat controlled Congress, he signed the plan into law just a few weeks into his presidency. The stimulus program was sold to Americans as a response to the severe recession and skyrocketing unemployment. This was to be measured by the benchmark of “saving and creating” jobs by pumping money into the economy. The original price tag of the measure was $787 billion, which was later revised upward to around $830 billion.
January 30, 2014
From lackluster registration rates, to knowing how many people have even paid for the government run insurance, the problems facing Obamacare aren’t letting up anytime soon.
January 13, 2014
A Colorado U.S. Senator’s office is under fire for pressuring employees at the state Division of Insurance to “trash” their statistics related to health insurance cancellations due to Obamacare. Sen. Mark Udall’s (D-CO) staff apparently didn’t like the state’s figures showing that nearly 250,000 Coloradans received health insurance cancellation notices.
December 23, 2013
The Obamacare roll out continues to go less smoothly than when Americans were promised “it would be just like shopping on Amazon.com.” On Friday, the Obama administration unilaterally acted to allow hundreds of thousands of people who’ve lost their insurance due to Obamacare to sign up for bare-bone “catastrophic” plans. Insurance companies have stated that the latest in the series of exemptions undermines the insurance marketplace and will drive up costs. Something Democrat lawmakers and the administration had promised would not happen.
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