Rep. Dave Brat: Ryan Should Explain Agenda Before Holding Speaker Vote

I consider Brat one of the few good guys up on the Hill. He’s the guy who replaced Eric Cantor and has done a good job of sticking to his constitutional guns.

Brat’s right. What are Ryan’s priorities? Has he changed or is he going to try to cling to the ways of old? We still remember Ex-Im.

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Congress: Shut Down Government Until the New President Restores the Republic

Some good ideas here. Restoring the Republic should be THE goal.

The author focuses on one area of concern but there are many other areas of policy that deserve the same treatment.

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Obamacare “architect” Johnathan Gruber: Increase the Obamacare fines to force young people into enrollment (VIDEO)

That’s right, Mr. Gruber, who famously explained that Obamacare only became law because of the “stupidity of the American voting public,” explains now that Obamacare is not imploding (HA!), but “it could work better.” One of the ways Obamacare could work “better” is if the fines for not carrying health insurance were raised. This would force, Gruber argues, young “free riders” into the system so that they in turn can subsidize older and less healthy Obamacare participants.

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“Iraqing” Healthcare : Obamacare Penalty For Not Having Healthcare To Double Alongside Premium Hikes

Hey alright! Just when you thought Obamacare couldn’t get better…It gets better!

Nice too that the insurance companies and Pharma have so done well under the crony Obamacare system. The American people? Well, like we just said, it just keeps getting better!

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Obamacare wonk admits that Obamacare cost increases will be ‘Severe, Uncomfortable’ For More Than 1 Million Americans (VIDEO)

Well, he can’t just say, “We screwed up on a colossal basis. On a Biblical level. All of my work for which I was paid very handsomely was basically a waste. I had no business doing what I was tasked with. This whole thing is much bigger than me. Oh, and we planners, the behavioral economist and policy types who wander the streets of downtown DC like pinstriped pigeons, we are full of bull pucky.”

Nope, he can’t say that.

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Aetna CEO Says Young People Pick Weekend Beer Over Obamacare

In fairness young people pick weekend beer over lots of things, not just Obamacare. But point made. Costs go up and up. More and more young, healthy people opt out. The sicker the Obamacare population is. And then eventually insurance singularity, implosion.

This is what is known as a death spiral in the insurance underwriting world.

Of course if the pols “get the regulation right” maybe the insurance companies that are pulling out now might come back,

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Obamacare, and What (Else) Is Leading Americans to Revolt

Obamacare is imploding. This is a good thing. Some people will call for socialized medicine, a so called “single payer” system to replace it. But we can’t afford that. Such a scheme is unlikely to happen no matter who becomes president.

What is likely to happen is the system of crony giveaways and pay to play schemes in place now will limp along because none of the cronies want to give up their revenue streams, both on the government side and on the corporate side.

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Democratic Gov. of Minnesota Surrenders: Obamacare “No longer affordable”

Well no kidding. You mean increases in premiums of over 50% and massive tax bills for people who don’t buy the massively expensive plans with super high deductibles isn’t “affordable”? Well, I for one am shocked! How could this happen? Didn’t anybody see this coming?

Oh yeah.

(From CBS Minnesota)

Minnesota’s Democratic governor said Wednesday that the Affordable Care Act is “no longer affordable” for many, a stinging critique from a state leader who strongly embraced the law and proudly proclaimed health reform was working in Minnesota just a few years ago.

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