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December 2, 2013 | History News Network

How the New Deal Defines the Debate Over Obamacare

November 27, 2013 | Politico

State Successes Show Health Law Can Work

With all the waves of bad news about the Obamacare website and the canceled policies, it would be easy to conclude that nothing in this law will ever work — that it’s just too big and complicated and messy. But that’s not the complete picture of the Affordable Care Act rollout. There are a few bright spots — just enough to suggest...
November 26, 2013 | Corner (National Review Online)

Affordable Care or Patient Protection or Obamacare?

There are some rumors that the administration wants to distance itself from the slang “Obamacare,” a term the president embraced in the 2012 campaign but now finds hurtful to his polls and his colleagues in the Congress. But what would be alternatives? We know the official name, “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” has now become Orwellian and simply cannot be used. Millions of patients are not being protected, but losing their coverage — with more to come. So far those receiving notices of steep premium hikes outnumber those who are handed the promised “$2,500” year in savings. At least, I have not heard of too many Americans who received notices apprising them of “affordable” expanded coverage at a $208 savings per month in their premiums. If for the foreseeable future Obamacare is not protecting patients or making policies more affordable, and we are not supposed to call it “Obamacare” until it fulfills its promises, what is left? A formal rebrand like “The Fundamental Transformation of Health Care Act” is too long. I think we might hear floated something more informal like, “The Emanuel Brothers Bill,” or “Hope and Change Care,” or the “Pelosi-Reid Change of Policy Act.”
November 25, 2013 | Lou Dobbs Tonight (Fox Business)

Scott Atlas on Lou Dobbs Tonight

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November 26, 2013 | Forbes.com

Obamacare's Inept Rollout Reveals What Makes Us American

An unplanned national teach-in on government over-regulation and the loss of personal liberty.
November 22, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show (30:39)

Guests: Ben Protess, NYT. Ty Rogoway, AviationIntel. Mary Anastasia O'Grady, WSJ. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover.  
November 22, 2013 | Bloomberg View

Obamacare’s New Blank Check for Insurers

President Barack Obama tried to salvage his health-care law last week, in the face of his broken promise that people who like their health-care plans can keep
November 19, 2013 | John Batchelor Show

Ed Lazear on the John Batchelor Show (12:07)

Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report. Edward Paul Lazear, Stanford, Hoover. Steve Forbes, Forbes. Heather R. Higgins,  NRO. 
November 19, 2013 | Grumpy Economist

After the ACA -- Crafting an Alternative to Obamacare

November 19, 2013 | townhall.com

David Davenport on Townhall's Daily Commentary: Obamacare Is in Trouble

The Townhall.com Daily Commentary brings concise yet penetrating insight from some of the sharpest minds in the conservative world today: reporter and author David Aikman, Weekly Standard publisher, Terry Eastland, and Salem talk radio hosts Hugh Hewitt, Michael Medved, Albert Mohler. .03/27/2014 10:13:05AM EST.