Quote: [I]f it wasn’t for the (government-mandated) spending surge resulting from Obamacare, which resulted in the biggest jump in Healthcare Services spending in the past quarter in history and added 1.1% to GDP, real Q1 GDP (in chained 2009 dollars), which rose only $4.3 billion sequentially to $15,947 billion, would have been a negative 1.0%!…Details
It seems big stories are breaking much more commonly in recent weeks…
- The NSA has been pretending to be Facebook to plant malware and viruses on computers. (Related: the head of the NSA wants to cut back. Doubt it.)
- Obama signs an executive order that has loopholes a’plenty which could provide the government with grounds to seize your assets if you protest a war in Ukraine.
- The ACA has been such a disaster that the individual mandate will be delayed another 2 years.
as the gov’t takes it over more and more…
Mary Theroux notes that the real “war on women” is the contraception mandate and other principles that the Obama Administration stands for: The contraception mandate provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”) went into effect this month with little fanfare, and will likely continue to receive little attention for some time,…Details
The IRS has no collection power on them (yet), but these are the taxes you may be hit with as a result of the SCOTUS upholding Obama’s disastrous healthcare takeover. THis is money out of your posket, in some cases. In all cases, the cost of healthcare is going to rise: A 3.8% surtax on…Details
The definition of insurance is: “A practice by which a company provides a guarantee of compensation for specified loss, damage, illness, or death in return for payment.” Visits to the dentist or doctor for checkups are not something that are included in a risk pool, and as John Stossel notes below, it only pushes the…Details