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Senate Prepares to Strike a Blow for Freedom

Terry Jeffrey, Eight years ago, Sen. Orrin Hatch argued in a Senate Finance Committee then controlled by Democrats that Congress does not have the constitutional power to order people to buy things. The committee was discussing the incipient Obamacare bill. It’s most outrageous element: The so-called “individual mandate,” which would force Americans to purchase health

The Freedom Caucus’s Admirable Stand Against a Bad Healthcare Bill

Andrew Quinlan, Republicans largely owe their current electoral dominance to the failed promises of Obamacare. President Obama promised lower costs and better access to care from his signature initiative, but the massive federal boondoggle that Democrats rammed through Congress provided exactly the opposite. Despite last-minute improvement to their bill, Republicans appear poised to repeat his

Small Biz Rooting for Trump, Ryan on Obamacare Replacement

Randy Bradley, owner of Burger Kings in Iowa and Missouri for the past 27 years, said he is rooting for the House Republicans proposal to replace Obamacare, especially the Trump-endorsed American Health Care Act’s (AHCA) plan to eliminate Obamacare’s employee mandate provision. According to Bradley, who employs more than 80 people, Obamacare’s employee mandate –

Senate & House Conservatives Oppose ‘Obamacare Lite’ Legislation; Have Better Replacement

Frank Camp, Ever since the American Health Care Act was introduced by House Republicans, conservatives have been blasting it as “Obamacare Lite.” Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro recently wrote about the bill’s five most critical faults. It “retains requirements that insurance cover people with pre-existing conditions,” making insurance into a “piggy bank” rather than a

The Pelosi Principle

Terry Jeffrey, Suppose the federal government confiscated 90 percent of the income of every private sector worker who earned more than the poverty level. Then suppose the government used some of that confiscated money to pay government workers and the rest to provide benefits to people who do not work or earn less than the

Trump steps up ObamaCare repeal push, meets with law’s ‘victims’

President Trump stepped up his administration’s push Monday for an ObamaCare repeal bill, meeting at the White House with “victims” of the original law and vowing that Republicans’ proposal will drive insurance costs “down, down, down.” “More competition and less regulation will finally bring down the cost of care,” Trump said. The president spoke at

Republican Health Care Plan: Coercion And Redistribution

Terry Jeffrey, The Affordable Care Act was based on government coercion of individuals and redistribution of wealth. So, too, is the Republican plan to “replace” it. “An applicable individual shall for each month beginning after 2013 ensure that the individual, and any dependent of the individual who is an applicable individual, is covered under minimum

RYANCARE: 5 Serious Problems With The Republican Replacement For Obamacare

Ben Shapiro, In 2010, angry Americans elected Republicans to the House of Representatives in the belief that Republicans would fight tooth and nail to repeal Obamacare. In 2014, Republicans took the Senate by making the same promise. In 2016, President Trump won election on the basis of repealing the “disaster” of Obamacare. Now it’s 2017.