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Earlier today I reported that health insurance premiums are showing the sharpest increases perhaps ever according to a survey of brokers who sell coverage in the individual and small group market.
Though it is admittedly hard to imagine at the moment, a Republican could actually win the White House again someday. That thought raises an interesting question: what would happen to Obamacare under such a scenario, remote as it might seem?
The number that matters is not how many Americans signed up for Obamacare but rather how many previously uninsured Americans signed up for Obamacare. By that standard, Obamacare may be headed for an epic failure.
The mandate was supposed to be the administration's magical elixir for the assorted shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act. But the individual mandate was never strong enough to force millions of Americans to buy insurance they did not want or could not afford.
Most of the Affordable Care Act’s most significant aspects were scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2014, but even now, we are not seeing full implementation.
Supporters of Obamacare frequently contend that the health-care law is really just a version of a Republican reform plan. As they describe it, the law is built on consumer choice and competition among private insurers. What could be more Republican than that?
Has President Obama's claim that families will see premiums drop by $2,500 materialized now that the parts of the law the president decided not to delay for partisan political purposes are in full effect? Was it a reasonable claim to make at the time? Let’s have a look at the evidence.
Join us at AEI as the Right Honorable Liam Fox sits down with Marc Thiessen to discuss and debate whether America’s intelligence agencies have infringed on the personal privacy of US citizens.
How can young people succeed in workplaces dominated by curmudgeons who are judging their every move? At this AEI book event, bestselling author and social scientist Charles Murray will offer indispensable advice for navigating the workplace, getting ahead, and living a fulfilling life.