House Votes To Repeal Obamacare Again

The House voted to repeal the PPACA for the 56th time, but it’s clear that this vote will end up being a pointless as all the others.

F.D.A.’s Mandatory Menu Labeling Regulations Won’t Work, Could Hurt Consumers

The Food & Drug Administration’s new regulations requiring calorie and other information on menus in restaurants and elsewhere won’t work, could limit consumer choice, and may not be Constitutional.

Top Senate Democrat: Democrats Should Not Have Focused On Obamacare in 2009, 2010

Sen. Charles Schumer says Democrats made a mistake by concentrating on getting health care reform passed instead of on fixing the economy.

The House Lawsuit Against Obama; Full Of Sound And Fury, Signifying Nothing

The House of Representatives has filed its lawsuit against the President. As expected, it doesn’t amount to much.

Say, Whatever Happened To The Ebola Crisis?

Much like the disease itself, Ebola panic seems to have disappeared as the midterm elections become ever more distant in the rear view mirror.

Supreme Court Accepts Appeal In Obamacare Subsidies Case

Somewhat surprisingly, the Supreme Court has accepted the appeal of a case that could completely gut the financial structure of the Affordable Care Act.

Creigh Deeds One Year Later, And The Problems With Mental Health Care In The U.S.

Just over one year ago, Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds was attacked by his son, revealing problems with our mental health system that have yet to be adequately addressed.

Political Pressure Grows For An Ebola Travel Ban, But The Argument For One Remains Weak

A travel ban sounds like a simple solution to a complex problem. Like most simple solutions, though, it becomes far less appealing when you think about the details.

Ebola In The Age Of 24/7 News And A Broken Political Culture

Combining politics, an incessantly sensationalist news cycle, and a virus that scares a lot of people can’t end well.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Subsidies For Federal Obamacare Exchanges

A legal setback for the Affordable Care Act, but the important arguments on this issue lie in higher courts.

Obamacare Fading As A 2014 Campaign Issue

The Affordable Care Act is playing almost no role in the midterm elections.

Hobby Lobby Is Not An Issue That Will Bring Voters To The Polls In November

Once again, we are reminded that the fact that people feel strongly about an issue does not mean it’s one that will cause them to get out and vote.

Obamacare Subsidies Court Challenge Headed To Supreme Court

Another Obamacare case is heading to the Supreme Court, but it’s unclear if they’ll agree to hear it, or when they’d hear it if they did.

Federal Court Of Appeals Rejects New Constitutional Challenge To Obamacare

A Federal Appeals Court has rejected a challenge to Obamacare based on a somewhat obscure provision of the Constitution.

Hobby Lobby Could Be Creating New Gender Gap Problems For Republicans

The Hobby Lobby decision could end up motivating women voters to turn out to vote against Republicans in the fall.

Two Federal Appeals Courts Rule Two Different Ways On Obamacare Subsidies

Contradictory rulings from two Federal Courts of Appeal show that statutory construction isn’t a simple thing.

Another Legal Threat To The Affordable Care Act

A case pending in Federal Court in Washington, D.C. could pose new legal problems for the Affordable Care Act

GOP Congressman Cory Gardner: Make Birth Control Available Over The Counter

A Republican Congressman from Colorado who is running for the Senate has a very good idea.

State Senate Resignation Sends Virginia Budget Negotiations Into Twilight Zone

Some old fashioned political arm twisting has up-ended the apple cart in Richmond.

The Midterms And The Economy: Bad News For Democrats?

Republicans are winning with voters on the issues they say they care the most about.

Affordable Care Act Making Health Insurance Less Affordable

The law of unintended consequences strikes again.

Contraceptives And Hobby Lobby At The Supreme Court

Hobby Lobby has a strong argument under RFRA but the precedent would be dangerous.

Obama Administration Announces Yet Another Obamacare Delay

Another day, another delay

Justice Sotomayor Temporarily Blocks PPACA Birth Control Mandate

Developments overnight in a small but controversial issue raised by the PPACA.

Ted Cruz: Has No Regrets Over Shutdown, Continues To Say It Was All The Democrats Fault

Ted Cruz continues to act as if he hasn’t learned his lessons from the shutdown debacle

Yet Another ObamaCare Deadline Extended

Another day, another delay.

A Legal Argument That Could Bring ObamaCare Crumbling Down

There’s a potentially fatal legal argument looming out there for the PPACA.

Administration Creates Yet Another Partial Delay Of Obamacare Provision, Rule Of Law Suffers

Once again, the Administration has unilaterally changed the Affordable Care Act.

By Wide Margin, Americans Oppose The Nanny State

When it comes to thinks like Mike Bloomberg’s large-sized soda ban, most Americans prefer to just say no.

Less Than 1/3 Of Young Uninsureds Say They Will Sign Up For ObamaCare

Millenials don’t seem very concerned about signing up for ObamaCare, and they’re not very thrilled with Obama at the moment either.

Administration Claims Success In Effort To Fix ObamaCare Website, But Victory Far From Clear

The Federal Exchange website seems to be functioning better, but many questions about implementation of the PPACA remain to be answered.

What’s At Stake In The Birth Control Mandate Cases

Politics aside, the challenges to the PPACA’s birth control mandate raise important legal issues.

Thanksgiving Eve News Dump: Another ObamaCare Provision Delayed For A Year

The Obama White House dropped some big news as everyone headed out of town.

What’s Wrong with this Picture?

We spend more per capita than any other country in the world and yet we are outperformed on a key metric, life expectancy, by a large number of countries

GOP On ObamaCare: Goodbye Repeal/Defund/Delay, Hello ‘Let It Burn’?

The GOP seems to be shifting strategy on the Affordable Care Act.

Calorie Counts On Menus Don’t Seem To Influence Food Choices

Another government mandate that doesn’t address a real problem.

Report: White House Warned In March About Health Care Website Problems

The mounting troubles of the PPACA continue.

When Is Obama Going To Fire Somebody?

It is clear the President has been failed by those under him. So, when is someone going to pay the price?

Is President Obama’s “Administrative Fix” Even Legal? Probably Not

The Imperial Presidency didn’t start with Barack Obama, but his PPACA “fix” does much to expand it into questionable new territory.

Obama Introduces “Administrative Fix” That May Create More Problems Than It Solves

A contrite President Obama offered a “fix” for one of the biggest problems that the PPACA has created.

Democrats On Capitol Hill Starting To Get Very Nervous About Obamacare

Congressional Democrats are not very pleased with the White House right now.

Obamacare October Enrollment Numbers Fall Far Short Of Goal

As expected, the enrollment numbers for Obamacare are far below where they were expected to be.