Score one for religious liberty: SCOTUS decides to leave the Little Sisters of the Poor alone for now

by Ellen Kolb May 16, 2016

Try as it might, the federal government has not yet convinced the U.S. Supreme Court that the health of American women depends on forcing a bunch of nuns to help procure contraception for their employees via employer-provided health insurance. The Court on May 16 saved the Little Sisters of the Poor and several other plaintiffs […]

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You Can’t Keep Your Plan But You Can Pay For Other People’s Sex Change Operations

by Steve MacDonald May 16, 2016
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You can’t keep your plan if you like your plan (or your doctor, blah blah blah) but if you want taxpayers to pay for someone else’s sex-change operation, guess what? The Secretary Shall! The Department of Health and Human Services issued a final regulation Friday that will pressure health insurers to cover sex change operations, which […]

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Yes, NH Rep Joe LaChance, you did it. The NH Advantage just died a little more as you wielded that knife

by Skip April 6, 2016

Nice to see how easy it is for the Republicans mentioned above to backslap themselves in advancing the Democrat agenda item in moving socialized medicine forward. Limited Government? Less intrusive Govt? Free Markets? Ah….nope.Just once again proving to the base that the NH GOP is really the Bipartisan Fusion Party (aka, the Jr. Lackeys of […]

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Here is the NH GOP Chair doing the rah-rah for Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

by Skip April 4, 2016

BUMPED: in doing some research (after all, we pretty much talk about all things political so with close to 25,000 posts, the ‘Grok has become its own research center), I came across this where NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn was boosting Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion.  First published on 11/18/2013, it shows that, 3 years later, how […]

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Obamacare – distorting in the Lakes Region

by Skip March 30, 2016

“…by the Affordable Care Act“ Once again, the blame resides entirely with Democrats for these job losses that otherwise would not occur – not a single Republican in the US House or Senate voted to effectively nationalize the nation’s healthcare and healthcare insurance industries.  And as we go further into it, we see that costs […]

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And yet they are railing on Donald Trump bankruptcies for “stiffing the little people”

by Skip March 11, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small,but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Obama, Inauguration (2009) Yes, all the dirt about a person gets thrown up during […]

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GAO Reports Massive ObamaCare Fraud

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2016
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The Government Accountability Office released a report confirming what we’ve warned all along. Big government programs result in massive fraud and abuse, and the Federal takeover of health care would be no different. “…according to GAO analysis of CMS data, about 431,000 applications from the 2014 enrollment period, with about $1.7 billion in associated subsidies […]

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Guest post by Betsy McCaughey: Obama is looting the Treasury

by Skip February 22, 2016

Obama is looting the Treasury to pay off insurers The Obama administration will tell any lie and break any law to prevent the president’s signature health-care program from collapsing.  Insurance companies such as UnitedHealthcare and Aetna are losing billions trying to sell ObamaCare plans, and the risk is they’ll drop out at the end of […]

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Just remember: Obama said premiums would drop $2500/year under Obamacare

by Skip February 15, 2016

And also remember, that ONLY Democrats voted for this “take healthcare away” bill because this AIN’T affordable.  Unexpectedly! (reformatted, emphasis mine): Surprise! Health Insurance Costs To Spike 60 Percent, Thanks To Obamacare A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report estimates that private health insurance premiums will continue to balloon over the next decade thanks in […]

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NH House Votes to Expand Medicaid – Here are the Ugly Details

by Steve MacDonald February 11, 2016
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By a vote of 207 to 136 the NH House advanced Obama Care Medicaid Expansion legislation that will inevitably lead to a broad-based income or sales tax in the Granite State. We’ve talked about the expansion, the effects, consequences, and costs already, so let’s get down to the votes. Who, in the NH House, just […]

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Sen Ted Cruz: How Would You Advise the NH Legislature on the Re-authorization of Medicaid Expansion?

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2016
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RLCNH Chairman Aaron Day asks Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz how he would advise the NH Legislature on the re-authorization of Medicaid Expansion…

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More of Kasich’s LIES Exposed

by Kimberly Morin February 4, 2016

After reporting on Kasich’s shoving of Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion onto Ohio without the legislature’s vote, it has been discovered that his lies are even deeper than that. In all honesty, the man seems to have contempt for anyone who disagrees with him.

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Throwback Thursday – Dr. Joe Hannon and Dr. Jeffrey Singer

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2016
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Dr. Joe Hannon and Dr. Jeffrey Singer join us to talk Government healthcare, Medicare, Medicaid, the new HealthCare regime, and what it is doing to care and professionals tasked with delivering it. (Original broadcast date – Nov 22, 2014) Player will update at 9 am EST  

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Kasich admits to shoving Medicaid Expansion through Ohio without legislature

by Kimberly Morin February 3, 2016

Today Presidential candidate John Kasich (R-Ohio) gave a town hall at a VFW in Raymond, New Hampshire. It was a small event where Kasich opened up almost immediately for questions although he started the event talking a little about what he has done. One of the things he mentioned was that he works with people. […]

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EXPOSED: Kasich’s LIES about Medicaid Expansion in Ohio

by Kimberly Morin February 2, 2016

  RUN New Hampshire… RUN as fast as you can away from this charlatan.

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New Hampshire’s Medicaid Expansion fraud: Granite Staters will pay the price

by Kimberly Morin January 29, 2016

Yesterday the New Hampshire House Health and Human Services Committee held a public hearing on re-authorizing Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion (they renamed it to the Health Protection Plan because a majority of Granite Staters disapprove of Obamacare). The hearing was to discuss House Bill 1696 which re-authorizes Medicaid Expansion through 2020. The original plan was supposed […]

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Guest Post: With ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion, it’s about more than the money

by Skip January 25, 2016

[emphasis mine -Skip] This year, the state legislature will decide the future of expanding the state’s Medicaid program to able-bodied adults under ObamaCare. Medicaid expansion – passed in 2014 by a legislature more sympathetic to ObamaCare and growing government – expires later this year, and some of our elected officials are seeking to make it […]

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John Kasich lied to the NH House about Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion

by Kimberly Morin January 25, 2016

On Saturday a video clip from C-SPAN was posted of Presidential candidate John Kasich speaking to the New Hampshire House Legislature about Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion. Kasich applauded the legislature for adding another big welfare program in the state. Unfortunately Kasich also lied about the program.

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Blogline of the Day: She’s lunch

by Skip January 19, 2016

And poor, poor Hillary — just like in 2008, better candidates just keep stealing her healthcare lunch money right out from under her nose when she’s on the campaign trail! (H/T: Instapundit)

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It’s highly addictive……

by Susan Olsen January 17, 2016
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So what’s the over/under that NH’s elected Republicans will give us a broadbased tax because: OBAMACARE!

by Skip December 29, 2015

TANSTAFFL – There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch.  No matter what it is, SOMEone has to pay when some service or product is consumed.  The only question is who will get the bill.  That said, it seems like the Republican elected officials want us to either: Not watch their hands while they […]

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Bet on it: Hillary WILL continue to make companies subjugated to The State

by Skip December 23, 2015

Hillary is a statist, through and through.  She is the epitome of such – ONLY Government (and those employed by it) can effect good and it MUST be in charge of all aspects of our lives.  Even when it is obvious that Government has screwed up and made things worse.  Instead of leaving well enough […]

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And another Obamacare man-made crisis bites the dust – yet another victim

by Skip December 8, 2015

We on this side of the aisle said this would happen: Noshville co-owner says health care costs contributed to closure NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -A day after Noshville co-owner Tom Loventhal announced the restaurant’s Midtown location on Broadway will close this month, he said he planned to close next year anyway.  Loventhal said Tuesday the restaurant […]

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Obama Care Premiums Based on Zip Code?

by Steve MacDonald December 2, 2015
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A readersent me the text of a conversation they had with a health care navigator about plans and premium costs. According to the navigator while income is a factor, what they really need to determine your cost… is your zip code. Reader:  The letter I received stated an “estimated” monthly premium for 2016.  We are […]

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GrokTALK! – Testosterone, Health Care, And Concealed Carry

by Steve MacDonald November 20, 2015
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Obamacare is a disaster but are NH Republicans willing to expand Medicaid so that a likely Republican Governor wont have to deal with it if elected in 2016? We also continue the conversation on the drug database, the upward cost curve of insurance and care thanks to ObamaCare, and a case involving Massachusetts police officers […]

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“Deductibles are too damn high!”

by Skip November 15, 2015

Yeah, politicians and their promises.  All we hear from the sycophants of Obama and Obamacare is that it is “affordable” for low income folks to buy an Obamacare insurance policy – and now we know that TANSTAFFL still applies because as Government artificially lowers that rate for the Have-Nots, the premium prices necessarily rise for […]

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Data Point – Obamacare wealth distribution

by Skip November 15, 2015

As I mentioned yesterday on GrokTALK!, we can now see the wealth flow, as Obama and Saul Alinsky put it, from the Haves to the Have-Nots (the actual purpose of Obamacare). Note the flows out of the next higher quintiles on a percentage basis.  As opposed to what we were told by Obama and the […]

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And when taxes go over 50%….

by Skip November 11, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101) Who works for who in the “Land of the Free”? If I am working such that most of my money is going to the Government, am I a citizen or a serf? Emphasis mine: Thank the Democrats for dropping their mask in showing (and legislating) you that they truly believe your […]

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John Kasich – sounds like NH State Senator Jeb Bradley?

by Skip November 3, 2015

Insistent on adopting Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion while crowing about all that “free money” that’s going to make it happen (or the other way of doing the same lie – “bringing Ohio’s money back home”.  Stuff takes money to do and why is it that ALL state level politicians talk about Fed money as if their […]

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A reflection of Gov. Sununu? Or on his judgment?

by Skip November 2, 2015

After all, this: I have no feeling for the electorate anymore. It is not responding the way it used to. Their priorities are so different that if I tried to analyze it I’d be making it up. And John E Sununu is out in the hustings hustling for John Kasich; it is clear that the Sununus […]

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