The impending era of back alley births

Section 1553 of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) says something amazing:

(a) In General – The Federal Government, and any State or local government or health care provider that receives Federal financial assistance under this Act (or under an amendment made by this Act) or any health plan created under this Act (or under an amendment made by this Act), may not subject an individual or institutional health care entity to discrimination on the basis that the entity does not provide any health care item or service [emphasis mine] furnished for the purpose of causing, or for the purpose of assisting in causing, the death of any individual, such as by assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing.

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Liberal honesty

“Democrats blew the opportunity that the American people gave them. We took their mandate and put all of our focus on the wrong problem: Healthcare reform…it wasn’t the change we were hired to make.”

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Jonathan Gruber has earned his fifteen minutes of fame.

You know, I think it’s possible he may eke out even more fame than that, whether he wants it or not.

A quick review of the story: this mastermind of Obamacare said the president’s signature accomplishment only became law because of two reasons:

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The character of a president

“Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage. Call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically, that was really, really critical for the thing to pass.”

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How to kill jobs

The Obama administration touted last month’s news that 288,000 new jobs had been created.

Good news? Not when you dig just a little bit deeper. Full time jobs dropped by 523,000 jobs. Part time jobs increased by 800,000, which accounts for the net gain of 288,000 jobs.

Why has part time employment increased since Obama became president? Obamacare…

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The case that could destroy Obamacare

By Tom Quiner [youtube=] Political commentator, Dick Morris, says Obamacare could be destroyed by a court case flying under the radar. The case, Halbig v Sebellius, says that the Affordable Care Act clearly states that health insurance subsidies can only be passed on through state health insurance exchanges, not federal ones. Only 14 states have…

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