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LegitSlater: Thanks Obamacare! WalMart Drops Health Care for Part Timers Due to ACA

LegitSlater: Thanks Obamacare! WalMart Drops Health Care for Part Timers Due to ACA

It’s hard to believe things could get worse for President Obama and his “signature” health care legislation tragically called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Yet, ever since it’s inception, Obamacare (ACA’s more common name) has succeeded only in disappointing those it sought to help most, and embarrass it’s namesake through a continuous cycle of failures and

James Kerian: North Dakota Showcases The Power Of Competition

North Dakota’s elected officials like to take credit for our state’s booming economy. Their challengers like to point out that no incumbent every put oil in the ground. Some of North Dakota’s policy makers say that if other states did things our way the country would be in much better shape economically. Others retort that

Goss Column: Affordable Care Act, Social Security and Medicare Shifting Income From Young To Old

More than 25 percent of the U.S. population (including President Obama) was born between 1946 and 1964. U.S. society has made, and continues to make, economic promises to these baby boomers that must be ultimately shouldered by the nation’s youth. Not only are the 25 percenters leaving the workforce at very high rates (consuming instead

Does The Immigration Bill Create An Incentive To Hire Illegal Immigrants Under Obamacare?

“Under Obamacare, businesses with over 50 workers that employ American citizens without offering them qualifying health insurance could be subject to fines of up to $3,000 per worker,” reports Phil Klein for the Washington Examiner. “But because newly legalized immigrants wouldn’t be eligible for subsidies on the Obamacare exchanges until after they become citizens –

Obama: Obamacare Is Working, Americans Just Don't Know It

Well, yeah. It’s sort of hard to see how Obamacare is “working” through all premium increases, layoffs, new taxes and layers of new regulations. Watch the latest video at FoxNews.com “For the 85 to 90 percent of Americans who already have health insurance, they’re already experiencing most of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act

If You're Stuck In A Part-Time Job, Thank Obamacare

At FreeEnterprise.org they’ve posted these scary jobs numbers from the Federal Reserve showing a sharp uptick in people with part-time jobs, which remains well above pre-recession levels: According to the New York Times, millions of Americans who want more work hours are stuck in part-time jobs: In March, 7.6 million Americans who want more hours

Union That Backed Obamacare Now Wants It Repealed

A 22,000-member union that was once a strong supporter for Obamacare, and which endorsed President Obama in 2008 and 2012, now wants Obamacare repealed: A labor union representing roofers is reversing course and calling for repeal of the federal health law, citing concerns the law will raise its cost for insuring members. Organized labor was

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Governor Jack Dalrymple Signs Obamacare Expansion Of Medicaid Into Law

There was no question that he was going to sign it – Governor Jack Dalrymple slipped the expansion into his Human Services budget before the legislative session even began – but it’s depressing to see it happen none-the-less. BISMARCK — Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed legislation to expand Medicaid to cover more uninsured residents

Shocker: Medical Claims Costs To Jump Under The "Affordable Care Act"

Just another of the myriad of ways Obamacare is going to make health care and health insurance more expensive and harder to get: WASHINGTON (AP) — Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32 percent for Americans’ individual policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, according to

Setting The Bar Low For Obamacare: “Let’s just make sure it’s not a third-world experience."

The Obama administration isn’t setting the bar very high for themselves when it comes to the implementation of the “Affordable” Care Act. Amid news that premiums are going to skyrocket under the law, the Obama administration official in charge with overseeing the implementation of the health insurance exchanges just wants to make sure Americans don’t

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