zerohedge.com / by Kevin Hall, Townhall.com / 08/29/2014 12:20
Remember all those allegations that Obamacare would be an unmitigated disaster for businesses, especially smaller companies? Well, now we have some facts. A week ago we noted that the Philly Fed found that Obamacare was a disaster for business, and now no lessor entity than [...]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014 Bangkok, Thailand
I’m still a little bit stunned by what just happened.
30 minutes and $73 later, I just walked out of what was -technically- a hospital, but was much closer to an upscale business lounge [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Secrets of the Fed / August 24th, 2014
Each month, branch banks for the Federal Reserve send out questionnaires and surveys to businesses as a way to test the climate of the economy. In the month of August, the Philadelphia branch asked businesses what the full extend and effect so far [...]
mises.ca / Robert P. Murphy / Sunday, August 24th, 2014
I’ve been following the wonkish analysis of the Affordable Care Act–abbreviated as the ACA or often referred to as “ObamaCare”–from the beginning. I’ve noticed that even though most Americans think it grants “universal coverage” the same way that anybody can walk into a [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / August 21, 2014
A special question on the impact of Obamacare on businesses in the August Philly Fed Manufacturing Survey shows the stunning failure of Obamacare.Here are the results in table form. I added the net results in red.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/21/2014 10:35
Remember all those allegations that Obamacare would be an unmitigated disaster for businesses, especially smaller companies? Well, now we have proof.
As the Philly Fed, which mysteriously soared at the headline level even as the vast majority of its components tumbled, reported moments [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 08/14/2014 07:35 -0400
Remember this chart from November, when everyone was predicting a surge in global GDP and “escape velocity” growth for the US economy on the latest burst of irrational hopium that central-planning works (it doesn’t)?
Also, it just got worse. [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/13/2014 13:31
From Ukraine to Gaza, geopolitical risks are weighing heavily on investors’ minds. But there are plent y more out there that may not be getting headlines.
US mid-term elections
Risk: Republican victory in the Senate and House results in lame duck presidency, [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/08/2014 15:42
On the bright side, Marilyn Tavenner – appointed by President Obama to take over CMS within the Department of Health and human Services in 2013 – did not suffer a hard-drive crash. However, as MSNBC reports, she may be unable to cooperate with House Oversight and Government [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 08/07/2014 15:55
No insurance, no penalty appears to be Obamacare’s new meme as The Wall Street Journal reports almost 90% of the nation’s 30 million uninsured won’t pay a penalty in 2016 because of a growing batch of exemptions to the health-coverage requirement. In the interests of socialism, the [...]
thedailysheeple.com / By Tad Cronn, Joe For America / August 6th, 2014
Saying “told you so” isn’t nearly as fun as it should be when it’s regarding a mess that should have easily been avoided.
But thanks to blockhead dogmatists on the Left, the entire country’s been inflicted with [...]
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / August 4, 2014
The “Healthcare.gov” Boondoggle Keeps Getting Worse
It seems “healthcare.gov” is very likely the most expensive web site ever designed – and it is still not working. The cost for setting up the site is fast approaching the princely sum of $ 1 billion (current estimate: [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Sunday, August 03, 2014 1:52 AM
Florida has the aging healthcare Obamacare blues as older citizens who previously had no healthcare insurance demand more services than ever before after enrolling
As a result, Florida’s largest health insurer, Florida Blue, is raising exchange rates an average of 17.6 [...]
thecommonsenseshow.com / by Dave Hodges / August 1, 2014
Emory Hospital in Atlanta to Receive Ebola Patient
Atlanta’s CBS46 News is reporting that “within days” an Ebola patient will soon be transferred to Emory Hospital in Atlanta. No details were provided except to say that the patient is an American and a health [...]
thedailysheeple.com / By Chris Carrington / July 31st, 2014
The House of Representatives has approved a Republican based plan to sue Barack Obama. The election-season lawsuit is based on the contention that Obama exceeded his constitutional powers in the enforcement of Obamacare, The Affordable Care Act.
Democrats are calling the move [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 07/30/2014 19:46
If you like your disposable income… forget it. Health-care insurance premiums for individuals in California rose between 22% and 88% in 2014 from last year, even after the federal health-care overhaul. This has led, as Bloomberg reports, to Proposition 45 – a bill that would [...]
thedailysheeple.com / Lily Dane / July 25th, 2014
Obamacare has been in and out of courtrooms since it’s inception, but two recent cases are especially significant because they deal with the tax credits, or “subsidies” given under the law.
Those subsidies – with the federal government paying up to 100% [...]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / 25, 2014
Although it hasn’t been a focus for a while, the incompetent disaster that has been the ObamaCare rollout has been well documented on this site. Here are just a few posts on the subject:
The Obama Administration is Forcing Insurance Companies to Keep Quiet [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / By Martin Armstrong / July 24, 2014
When a court issues a ruling it is actually called its “opinion”. In religious circles, many of the Protestants revolted against the Catholic Church because they did not like the fact that if the Pope decreed something, it was considered to be infallible – [...]