Megan McArdle: Sticker Shock for Some Obamacare Customers

By admin Bloomberg View 05/27/15 http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-05-25/sticker-shock-for-some-obamacare-customers So the proposed 2016 Obamacare rates have been filed in many states, and in many states, the numbers are eye-popping. Market leaders are requesting double-digit increases in a lot of places. Some of the biggest are really double-digit: 51 percent in New Mexico, 36 percent in Tennessee, 30 percent […]

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Stephanie Armour: Health Costs Hinge on Supreme Court Ruling

By admin The Wall Street Journal 05/27/15 http://www.wsj.com/articles/health-costs-hinge-on-supreme-court-ruling-1432607402 After the Affordable Care Act kicked in, Michael Kole’s monthly health-insurance premium to cover himself and his family grew to $848 from $513. Like others, he wasn’t happy about it. “It’s taking a lot out of pocket,” he said. The 52-year-old sales and marketing entrepreneur is one […]

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Chris Jacobs: In California’s Health Exchange Cuts, a Preview of Other States’ Woes?

By admin The Wall Street Journal 05/27/15 http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/05/22/in-californias-health-exchange-cuts-a-preview-of-other-states-woes/ The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the legality of insurance subsidies in 37 states that use the federal HealthCare.gov site. Some states have discussed creating their own exchanges in the wake of the court’s decision, but those may not be fiscally sustainable. The Los […]

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31 dead as storms ravage Texas, Oklahoma, Mexico

By Cheryl Chumley A man walks his dogs to safety in Texas flood waters. Officials have been inundated with 911 calls in Texas, Oklahoma and Mexico as flash floods and tornadoes have wreaked havoc, leaving at least 31 dead. More are missing and the death toll is expected to rise, emergency responders said Wednesday. Get […]

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Rick Santorum set to seek presidency

By Cheryl Chumley Rick Santorum Former Sen. Rick Santorm is set to announce his run for the presidency Wednesday at a manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania. Get the hottest, most important news stories on the Internet – delivered FREE to your inbox as soon as they break! Take just 30 seconds and sign up for WND’s […]

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State Department: Release emails every 60 days

By Cheryl Chumley Hillary Clinton The State Department announced its proposed release dates for former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s emails – every 60 days, beginning June 30. Get the hottest, most important news stories on the Internet – delivered FREE to your inbox as soon as they break! Take just 30 seconds and sign up for […]

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Disillusioned doctor speaks out about for-profit healthcare system that ‘bordered on criminal’

By By J. D. Heyes (NaturalNews) A disillusioned British physician has launched a scathing attack on the country’s healthcare system, calling it “criminal” and “venal” and claiming that doctors who treat patients privately resemble the “greedy preying on the needy.”Dr. John Dean, a cardiac specialist… Click to see the original article      

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Obama’s legacy in legal jeopardy

By -NO AUTHOR- (WASHINGTONPOST) — President Obama’s second-term agenda, it seems, is in the hands of the courts. Same-sex marriage. Obamacare. Climate change. And now immigration. And in many cases, there is significant doubt about whether his signature initiatives will stand legal scrutiny. The latest blow to Obama’s second-term plans came Tuesday when a federal […]

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