obamacare

Thanks to Shaheen and Shea-Porter – healthcare is now UNaffordable!

by Kimberly Morin October 28, 2014

I’m one of those people who has had health insurance for the majority of my life.  I’m an insurance-type person.  I’m one of those people who believe in being covered for the ‘what ifs’.  Heck I even have pet insurance for my bulldogs! Even on older vehicles I get the maximum coverage of insurance and I […]

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Jeanne Shaheen – lies in her debate with Scott Brown over Medicare cuts due to Obamacare

by Skip October 23, 2014

Look, as any regular ‘Grok reader knows, we are not enamored with Scott Brown but as you just saw with my bumping of our Walt Havenstein posts on Expanded Medicaid, we don’t care WHO you are and WHICH Party you are in – lie to us (the electorate) and we (the ‘Grok) will call you on it.  […]

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A question for Walt Havenstein – lying which time?

by Skip October 23, 2014

Update: Originally posted 8/19/14.  I won’t accept it from Dems so I CERTAINLY am not going to accept from a Republican.  Once again, Havenstein has flipped on this issue and he said it again during the NH1 / WBIN debate earlier this week.  “Veto” said to Rs, “fix it” to other audiences.  Trust? ***** He said it […]

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Carol Shea-Porter is either stupid or lying (and I’m open to her being both) on O bamacare

by Skip October 23, 2014

Another pile of steaming, smelly stuff from Carol Shea-Porter in the NH1 / WBIN debate.  Yes, that same Carol Shea-Porter that stole GraniteGrok copyrighted material and used it in her campaign ads without permission.  But like all Progressives, laws are only for the little people (and she ain’t one of us, I guess) and considers […]

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Call Jeanne Shaheen Thanks For The “Extra Time”…

by Steve MacDonald October 23, 2014
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… Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire has released their latest web ad.

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Debate Night in NH, and Twitter is Rocking (updated)

by Steve MacDonald October 21, 2014
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I don’t follow my twitter feed much at night but I happened on it this evening and the Twitterverse (NH Edition) is all over the debates.  Guinta and Shea-Porter, Shaheen and Brown, there’s even residue from Kuster and Garcia.  (Annie is mean!) I’m not a reporter nor a campaign operative so I can happily lean […]

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Jeanne Shaheen’s Legacy – How She Ruined Health Care

by Steve MacDonald October 21, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen’s political legacy will be built on making health care more expensive and more difficult to get.  What she did to New Hampshire was bad enough.  But then Democrats sent to her Washington so she could double down on failure.  Aaaannnnd She did. Patricia Wanderlich, a Chicago-area resident, experienced a life-threatening brain hemorrhage three […]

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Remember: Obamacare was supposed to SAVE us $2500 in premium cost per year…

by Skip October 18, 2014

Expired: Gosh, maybe there WAS a reason why Seattle raised their minimum wage – but doubt that will help much    

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Obamacare – doesn’t allow for religious freedom “freedom of expression”

by Skip October 2, 2014

If you are forced by the Government to violate your freedom of conscience, your religious freedom, do we still have a limited government that prioritizes Individual Rights? (/sarcasm) (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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ObamaCare September Surprise?

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2014
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September is almost over but the Spite House War machine has been operating non-stop all year looking for ways to deceive voters about the failure (and unpopularity) of their healthcare overhaul. POLITICO Aware that state insurance rate hikes could give Republicans a chance to resurrect Obamacare as a political liability just weeks before the midterms, […]

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US Chamber of Commerce ain’t showing love on Jeanne Shaheen for her Obamacare vote

by Skip September 20, 2014

And rightly so – she has done NOTHING except for taking choice away from us, the citizens, and moving that choice to the Ruling Class in Congress.  She started to show her “I’m smarter than you” when she got her SB711 passed and it immediately reduced our choices from over a couple of dozen providers […]

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While We’re Talking Obamacare

by Mike August 23, 2014

With several questions this evening centering on the evils of Obamacare it seems highly appropriate to post up this little cutie from Patriot Depot.

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RINO Alert! Chris Burbank – So-Called Republican Running in Moultonborough NH

by Steve MacDonald August 18, 2014
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RINO Alert.  Someone named Chris Burbank is running as a Republican in Moultonborough, New Hampshire.  Carroll County,  District 4. No need to check voter history, just take a look at his Facebook page and you know this guy is a RINO. Centrally planned and run economies… Very disappointed to hear the news coming out of […]

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Medicaid Expansion “oops” – brought to us by the NH Rogue Republicans

by Skip August 17, 2014

“Budget writers did not anticipate that so many people would be added to Medicaid and that is one of the problems facing the department in trying to live within its budget this fiscal year” NH Rogue Republicans: that would be NH State Senator Chuck Morse, NH State Senator Jeb Bradley, NH State Senator Bob Odell, […]

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Yes, Reince Priebus, that’s just about right….let’s talk price

by Skip August 8, 2014

Watching FoxNews “Special Report” is a staple for me – while it seems that they do try to report the news fairly straight up (yes, sometimes shaded a bit or bit more to the Right – let’s be honest here, as do the others shade (or in the case of MSNBC, leap) to the Left), it […]

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ObamaCare, ObamaZone – The Big Lie: ” It was disguised as something that would be almost completely voluntary”

by Skip July 27, 2014

NH State Rep Leigh Webb (D): “The role of government is to legislate behavior“ And that is not the expression of one that values or cherishes Freedom; instead, it is THE  seedling of Totalitarianism.  Obamacare, ObamaZoning – different facets of the same evil – those that have the hubris of incomplete knowledge that feel they have the right […]

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Obamacare Architect, Prof. Jonathan Gruber, confirms the DC Court of Appeals decision

by Skip July 25, 2014

that determined that the IRS can only issue tax credit subsidies to Obamacare plan holders IF they purchased their Obamacare plans from an Exchange that was created by a State and NOT the Federal Government.  Here, the Progressive academician from MIT, Jonathan Gruber takes a question and confirms what the language in the Obamacare Law states […]

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Government – Making “Buying Insurance” Worse Than Filing Your Taxes

by Steve MacDonald July 25, 2014
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And by the way, Healthcare.gov is still a sad, screwed up mess…. This seems like an especially timely reminder, given yesterday’s news about how easily GAO investigators were able to buy insurance with faked credentials on Healthcare.gov. WECT in Wilmington, North Carolina reports that actual consumers have a much more difficult time in acquiring and paying […]

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Jeb Bradley just lied to his constituents

by Skip July 25, 2014

Like all politicians, NH State Senator Jeb Bradley sends out eblasts all the time.  Now that it is campaign season, everyone should be expecting a whole lot more from all the candidates.  So, why the title?  I think I know – and I believe that Bradley makes it glaringly obvious (reformatted, emphasis mine) in this […]

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ObamaCare Sting – Eleven of 12 Fake Online or Telephone Applications Were Approved

by Steve MacDonald July 24, 2014
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National Journal The undercover investigators (with the GAO) created fake identities by inventing Social Security numbers, income, and citizenship, and by counterfeiting documents. Eleven of 12 fake online or telephone applications were approved, according to Bagdoyan. Five of six phone applications were successful, with the exception of one caller who declined to give a Social […]

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BREAKING NEWS: US Appeals Court rules against Obama / IRS on their rewriting of tax subsidies in Halbig vs Burwell.

by Skip July 22, 2014

The Halbig vs Burwell, where the IRS decided that ALL Obamacare Exchanges could issue tax credits / subsidies (as opposed to what the law actually said, which was that ONLY State built Exchanges, not Federal ones, could issue those credits / subsidies to lower Obamacare premiums).  This is HUGE!  From the Washington Examiner: In a case […]

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Erstwhile 2016 Democrat Prez Candidate thanks Establishment Republicans for doing Democrats’ dirty work

by Skip July 18, 2014

Irony; Hillary Clinton thanks the Jr. Partners of the Democrat Party for doing the Democrats’ dirty work.  She knows EXACTLY – and GOP Establishment wing of the GOP can’t deny it as they made big deals of what they were going to do to Conservative and TEA Party candidates.  And more than a few cases […]

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AFP – Hold Shaheen and Kuster Accountable on Health Care

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2014
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AFP-NH Released two new ads to the world today, seeking to help hold Shaheen and Kuster accountable.  Each Ad points out how badly New Hampshire’s health care has fared under Democrat leadership and the burdens placed on us by ObamaCare.  They are 30 second posts -  have a look. Shaheen Kuster

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Mandate Mandate

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2014
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There is no clearer indication that the false outrage over the Hobby Lobby verdict isn’t getting the rhetorical job done than a bunch of Democrats writing a Bill they know will never pass to fix what they were too afraid to put in the original ACA to begin with. Knowing it would never pass with […]

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Jeanne Shaheen is a women’s health care wrecking machine

by Kimberly Morin July 8, 2014

In an editorial Shaheen wrote this morning in the Seacoast online, Senator Jeanne Shaheen proves once again she didn’t understand the Hobby Lobby case recently won in the Supreme Court of the United States and she seems to forget her own history of hurting women’s health care in the Granite State. At this point she is intentionally lying to voters […]

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Change ‘VA’ with ‘ObamaCare’ If You Want To See Your Future

by Steve MacDonald June 25, 2014
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The VA is the template of government run medicine.  Vets have been mistreated, untreated, sat on waiting lists, and have died.  The government bureaucrats have hidden the incompetence and malfeasance and continue to receive rewards.  This is how big government at a distance works. Change ‘VA’ with ‘ObamaCare’ if you want to see your families […]

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Isn’t Government Run Health Insurance Just so Dreamy?

by Steve MacDonald June 16, 2014
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NYT (with some slight edits by me…) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is contacting hundreds of thousands of people with subsidized health insurance to resolve questions about their eligibility, as consumer advocates express concern that many will be required to repay some or all of the subsidies. Of the eight million seven million five million […]

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Sigh….Really, the NH GOP used the word “hypocritical” over Medicaid Expansion?

by Skip June 12, 2014

I listened to WMUR at 6 today as they ran a spot on Maggie’s filing for re-election for NH Governor.  What I heard for being “hypocritical” was her taking credit for implementing Medicaid Expansion and the gas tax.  Absolutely WRONG – she had nothing to do with it.  There is no way she ehould be […]

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If Progressive Govt hadn’t “crowded out” mutual aid societies to begin with

by Skip June 12, 2014

Mutual Aid Societies and Fraternal Organizations - before Progressives decided that ONLY Government could and should do charity work, there were mutual aid societies.  Groups of people banded together to help each other – family, friends, fellow immigrants.  And to the latter, I dimly remember stories from my Dad’s dad who came over to Southie (Boston) […]

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Remember, NH State Senator Dave Boutin voted for Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

by Skip June 9, 2014

Ask NH State Senator Dave Boutin these questions about his  Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion vote: Why did you put people ONTO the public dole at taxpayer expense when they already were paying for their own insurance? What are you going to TELL them when Doctors say “I’m not taking any more Medicaid patients”? What are you […]

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