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President Obama offers cancelled insurance customers an extension, “fumbles the ball”

President Barack Obama made a few important announcements Thursday when he addressed the nation about the insurance cancellations more than 4 million people have seen and the difficulties HealthCare.gov has … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

President Obama faces scrutiny, apologizes for healthcare plan promise

“If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan, period,” President Barack Obama said in 2009. Well, unless you’re one of the millions who will … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Only 6 people enrolled Oct. 1 according to ObamaCare meeting memo

Documents released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee revealed only six people successfully enrolled in an insurance plan during the launch of HealthCare.gov Oct. 1. The notes were … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bloomberg Businessweek accurately portrays HealthCare.gov fiasco

People across the media spectrum have decimated the Obama administration for the epic fail that was the HealthCare.gov launch. Words cluttered the Internet and described it in different ways, most … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rep. Frank Pallone calls out Republican counterpart at ObamaCare hearing

Barton claimed the ObamaCare exchange website is not HIPAA compliant. This would mean information about a consumer’s health would no longer be private while he or she shops on the … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 31 Comments

Sean Hannity pays ObamaCare helpline worker’s salary after getting her fired

Fox News host Sean Hannity called the ObamaCare website’s helpline earlier this week live on his radio show. The employee on the other end, Earling Davis, fielded questions from the … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Health chief didn’t tell Obama about HealthCare.gov’s pre-launch issues

Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services secretary, told CNN numerous issues arose during the ObamaCare website’s test run, but nobody bothered to tell the president. Antagonists of the healthcare … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

HealthCare.gov is crashing in more ways than one

President Obama’s signature healthcare law was a difficult accomplishment for his administration. Years of Republican opposition, court battles and public scrutiny couldn’t derail ObamaCare. However, the exchange’s website may be … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nevada shooting sparks gun-free zone, bullying debate

A student at Sparks Middle School in Nevada pulled out a gun in class and fired at a teacher and his classmates. The student killed the teacher, Michael Landsberry, a … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The American’s guide to the ObamaCare exchange and mandate

President Obama’s signature healthcare law, the Patient Protection a Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, kicked off its exchange Oct. 1 of this year. If you’re like most people … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment