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Yes, Sean Hannity, Most of Obamacare IS 'Wildly Popular' -- Among Republicans

Bob Cesca | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

It's weird how Republicans seem to love the Democratic parts of the health care law but aren't so keen on the Republican parts of the law. But I suppose that's where guys like Hannity come in: to twist and distort reality so that these uncomfortable and irritating truths don't get injected into his audience's epistemic bubble.

Problems With Obamacare Don't Prove Private Sector Superiority

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

There are plenty of things not to like about the ACA but many in the media have taken this as an opportunity to push as common conservative platitude -- anything the public sector can do, the private sector can do better.

When 'Accommodating' the Other Side Gets Expensive

Tanya M. Acker | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics
Tanya M. Acker

Part of the reason some of Obamacare's "kinks" may not have been worked out earlier may be that we were spending a lot of time arguing against the proposition that increased access to medical care for Americans is socialism.

LeAnn Rimes Breaks Down In Tears During Patsy Cline Tribute

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

The "American Country Awards" returned for a fourth year on Fox, and while Florida Georgia Line stole the night with six wins, it was LeAnn Rimes who ...

Obamacare Success Story: Man With HIV Thought He'd Be 'Dead Within 6 Months,' Now Has Awesome, Cheaper Insurance

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Dan is a gay man from Michigan who called my radio program on Oct. 23. He sounded frantic. He'd received one of the infamous cancellation letters from his insurance company, he said.

Conservatives unpatriotically root for Obamacare failure

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

The mainstream media has been obsessed with comparing the Affordable Care Act (affectionately known as Obamacare) with various failures by the previou...

Millennials Will Not Sign Up for Obamacare

Mariel Klein | Posted 02.08.2014 | College
Mariel Klein

Regardless of the term used to describe the new health care law, less than one quarter of young people ages 18 to 29 say they will definitely or probably enroll in insurance through an exchange.

Two-Thirds Of Uninsured Californians Intend To Purchase Coverage Because Of Obamacare

Ventura County Star | Timm Herdt | Posted 02.04.2014 | Los Angeles

Californians remain sharply divided in their views of the Affordable Care Act, but a month before its implementation, two of every three who are unins...

The Salesman

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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What Do We Have Government For?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

As frustrating as it is, the ongoing Washington stalemate on health care, immigration and almost any other essential issue should not be surprising. It is not politics as some claim. It is a deep ideological rift among Americans.

The Obamacare Website, Version 1.1

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama administration just rolled out what could be called "version 1.1" of HealthCare.gov. After two months of nothing short of disaster, the White House is now confident that the website is ready for prime time. Mostly.

Universal Health Care: Socialism or Civilization?

Steve Nelson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Steve Nelson

The stalemate seems irreconcilable. Neither party wins, but 58,000 eligible New Hampshire residents lose, because someone has to pay and in this case it's they who will pay as a result of inaction.

HHS Shares Tips for Consumers Visiting HealthCare.Gov

Kathleen Sebelius | Posted 01.29.2014 | Impact
Kathleen Sebelius

As we continue working around the clock to improve HealthCare.gov and the holiday shopping season kicks into gear, we wanted to share some consumer friendly tips for individuals looking for quality affordable health insurance.

My Thanksgiving Prayer: May Obamacare Be the Beginning of the End of Economic 'Exclusion'

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

As I sit down to a Thanksgiving feast I ache and pray for millions of Americans who won't be able to obtain health coverage because, as Pope Francis notes, we treat people as "leftovers."

How Obamacare Might Affect Young Americans

Munir Moon | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Munir Moon

Without young, mostly healthy people pouring money into the new insurance pool, the Affordable Care Act would not be, well, affordable.

Obamacare: The Question We Really Should Be Asking

Robert A.G. Monks | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Robert A.G. Monks

Do the initial glitches mean that the ACA is a complete bust? No. So let's hope we can get beyond these surface issues and address the real potential problems of corporations providing government-mandated services.

What We Can Learn From the Healthcare.gov Debacle

Adam Levin | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
Adam Levin

It's time for Team Obama to read a few Management 101 books and come up with a plan for the rollout of the Affordable Care Act that is more than politics, press conferences and empty promises.

What's In The Presidential Health Care Apology?

Daniel Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The Apologizer in Chief is back at it. This time he apologized for something or another related to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. It's not...

You Won't Even Believe How Little A Mother Of 3 Must Make To Qualify For Medicaid In Texas

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

No, Medicaid expansion hasn’t been a complete success, and contrast to the HealthCare.gov troubles, the issue isn’t technical: it’s political. D...

Hawai`i Health Connector Do Over

Danielle M. Conway | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Danielle M. Conway

I wonder if President Obama and Governor Abercrombie would like to push a "do over" button on the roll out of the Affordable Healthcare Act website, Healthcare.gov, and the Hawai'i Health Connector project.

CEO Lessons From Obamacare

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Mohamed A. El-Erian

CEOs and other leaders, in the corporate world and beyond, should do more than follow the news on the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). They should also ask themselves what they would do if they were in President Obama'a shoes.

A Tiny Bit on Implementing the Affordable Care Act

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Let's ponder this kludge put forth by the president to let you keep your non-group plan if you so desire. It's just not that simple, and understanding why not is important for understanding why this part of the ACA is built the way it is.

In Which I Explain to Michele Bachmann How to Sign Up for Health Insurance

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) appeared on CNN and complained that she's going to lose her insurance because of Obamacare. Bachmann is clearly very frightened about the prospect, but it's mainly because she's totally confused about how exactly to sign up.

The Obamacare Disaster and the Poison of Party Loyalty

Norman Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

At this pivotal moment, progressives should not leave the messaging battle about the ACA to right wingers and Obama loyalists. While critiquing the law for its entanglement with the profit-voracious insurance industry, we should fight for quality healthcare for everyone

6 Things The Media Doesn't Understand About Obamacare

The New Republic | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

The Obamacare cancellation stories have dominated the media for the past two weeks. And it's easy to understand why....