Posts Tagged ‘Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’

Corporate Welfare for Early Retirement Healthcare


Monday April 4th, 2011   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 8:11am PDT   •   2 Comments

There is a lot to not like about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, a.k.a. “ObamaCare”), but now that the federal government is spending money allocated by the health care reform law, there’s perhaps even more to not like about it! We’re referring to more than $1.789 billion dollars of corporate welfare…
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Obamacare Waivers Climb to Over 1,000


Sunday March 6th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 11:16pm PST   •   2 Comments

In The Hill, Jason Millman reports that the the number of organizational waivers issued by the Obama administration from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has now reached 1,040. What the article does not discuss is that those receiving such waivers overwhelmingly include major government-employee unions such as the Service Employees International…
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CBO: Repealing Obamacare Would Reduce Federal Spending by $1.4 Trillion Over 10 Years


Saturday February 19th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 4:36pm PST   •   3 Comments

In an article at the American Spectator by Philip Klein, he reports on the new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that shows that repeal of Obamacare (“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act”) would cut $1.4 trillion from projected federal spending over ten years. In addition, even greater cuts of $732 billion could…
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Government by Commerce Clause


Thursday December 2nd, 2010   •   Posted by William J. Watkins Jr. at 2:27am PST   •   1 Comment

Are there any limits to the federal government’s power to regulate commerce? U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson has promised a decision on this issue before the end of this year. Judge Hudson is presiding over the Commonwealth of Virginia’s challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare), which forces…
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