A federal report has revealed that ObamaCare’s premiums more than doubled over the past four years. They rose by an average of 105% in 2017. They tripled in Alaska, Alabama, and Oklahoma. The lowest increase, 12%, was in New Jersey. Rand Paul says the Republican plan is no better. He added that insurance companies make $15 billion a year, and the government should stop subsidizing them with our tax dollars. -GEG
A recent federal report found that ObamaCare’s insurance regulations contributed to premiums more than doubling over the past four years.
Average exchange premiums were 105 percent higher in the 39 states using Healthcare.gov in 2017 than average individual market premiums in 2013 ($5,712 compared to $2,784), according to findings assembled by the Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
Premiums tripled in Alaska, Alabama and Oklahoma, and the lowest premium increase, 12 percent, was in New Jersey.
Nancy Pelosi approved Trump’s USMCA treaty, claiming that she “lost” her fight to remove a provision granting big tech companies expanded legal immunity over censorship of any content they consider ‘objectionable’ or ‘harmful’. There is no evidence, however, that there ever was a genuine fight.
A black man and woman shot and killed a police officer and then stormed a Jewish market and killed three more people. There is rising tension amid the increasing population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the residential area populated by the local black community.
Imran Awan and his brothers were paid millions of dollars for managing the IT for several Democratic officials and are suspected of hacking. Even though the DOJ agreed not to prosecute Imran Awan in 2017, Judicial Watch filed FOIA requests. The DOJ says it cannot comply due to “technical difficulties”.
One member of Portland’s planning and sustainability commission confirmed that the goal is to benefit homeless people. Inviting the homeless to rest is inviting them to squat. Once squatting takes place, claims to ownership will follow, based on long-held norms that property is possession.
Antifa members threatened to assassinate Christina Baum, a dentist and a member of parliament who belongs to the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party that campaigns against mass immigration. Recently, there have been 52 attacks on party headquarters and offices in Germany, and half of those targeted the AfD.
He says that younger Republicans are not as controlled by political elites because they understand that the Chamber of Commerce has bought and paid for politicians in Congress. D’Abrosca says immigrants are taking jobs from both working-class and middle-class Americans with visas for high tech jobs.
Judith Browne Dianis was recorded on video counting down the days until white people become a minority in 2042. She said, “People say that demographics aren’t destiny, well, we are trying to make it destiny.” [May we assume that the ‘we” to whom she refers includes George Soros?]
Pennsylvania state representative Movita Johnson-Harrell, a Muslim Democrat, is accused of diverting Medicaid and social security disability funds to pay for overdue payments for her Porsche, vacations, expensive clothes, real estate, etc. She faces a prison sentence and will resign from her state office.
A stock photo of a healthy baby was photo shopped with measles sores, then shown on air along with the message the anti-vaccination information is dangerous, stoking fear over measles outbreaks, in order to convince the public that forced vaccinations are needed.
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The judge ruled that the law’s individual mandate, which requires Americans to buy insurance or pay a penalty, violates the Constitution. Furthermore, because the mandate is “essential” to the rest of the process, all of Obamacare is invalid.
Paul said that the Senate needs to take back foreign policy as the president lacks the authority to declare war without permission from the Senate. He supports a resolution requiring President Trump to stop support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen.
An increasing number of private medical groups now are offering ‘concierge care’, charging a monthly or yearly membership fee, and then providing nearly unlimited care at rates that are dramatically lower than insurance premiums. Physicians and nurse practitioners in these groups are free to treat patients as they see fit, not as directed by insurance companies.