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  1. Jul
    25

    What's Easier: Real or Phony ACA Sign-ups?

    Posted in Healthcare By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    The Affordable Care Act's problems keep mounting. A North Carolina TV station found that people are still having problems signing up for the program — a.k.a. Obamacare. (HT to Carolina Plott Hound.) Meanwhile, how easy is it to sign up fraudulently? It's very easy, according to the federal Government Accountability Office. In other words, under […]

  2. Jul
    24

    You are Extreme and Immoral – If You Disagree with William Barber

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Healthcare, Immigration, Life & Family Issues By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Here is a depiction of William Barber as a guest on the Bill Maher show broadcast on Saturday… and yes this is what he really said to Maher (this image came from the NAACP facebook page — we can only presume Barber is proud of this). Then there was the following interchange between Maher and Barber after […]

  3. Jul
    23

    How Obamacare Ruling May Roil NC

    Posted in Healthcare By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    The latest chaos associated with Obamacare could have an impact on North Carolina. A ruling yesterday by a federal court was a major jolt to the health care law. A D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals panel wrote that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does not allow the IRS to pay subsidies to enrollees in federal […]

  4. Jul
    22

    DC Court of Appeals Rules Against Obamacare

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    A ruling today states that the provision in Obamacare that says those enrolling in health insurance exchanges "established by the State" are not eligible for government subsidies to help pay for premiums. The court ruling is in contrast to a previous rule created by the IRS that attempted to reverse this very specific provision. From MSNBC: […]

  5. Jul
    22

    Obamacare Mandate to Cost NC Taxpayers Millions for State Employee Coverage

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Thousands of state employees will be newly eligible for mandated health insurance coverage this January, courtesy of Obamacare. This has presented an additional challenge to state budget writers of how to pay for their coverage. The issue has been a concern for months, as state agencies must absorb the cost of covering temporary employees who […]