Tagged: ACA

pre-ACA

Don’t Forget, Healthcare Pre-ACA Was Absolutely Atrocious.

  In his 2008 campaign, Barack Obama ran on changing healthcare. Why would the public have been receptive to that? Because healthcare sucked before 2010. Prateek Agarwal documents healthcare before ACA.   Pre-ACA Pre-ACA, there were three types of private health insurance markets, all regulated by the state: large groups,...

Ryan health plan

Ryan Health Plan Is Simple: Let The Poor Die

  Our new Republican majority will move to repeal ObamaCare and replace it with commonsense alternatives.” – Eric Cantor, 2010 Obamacare has long been the biggest thorn in the GOP’s side, and that’s saying a lot considering the rose bush that has been arguably America’s most successful progressive in modern...

dress record

Setting the Dress Record Straight

  Kim Kardashian tried to break the internet once, but last week’s dress controversy got the job done. Unless you’ve been hibernating in the Siberian mountains, or are colorblind, it’s doubtful you haven’t formed an opinion about the notorious blue/black, white/gold dress debate that surfaced from the Scottish island of...

aca

ACA in the Wake of Halbig and King

  I pointed out a few days ago how we hadn’t heard anything recently about ACA in the midterm elections. Well we just had two cases that in my opinion will maintain the status quo.   Seemingly Partisan The conflicting appeals court rulings (Halbig v. Burwell, King v. Burwell) handed...