Tag Archives: healthcare

The “Umble” Glibness Of Gruber The Glib

Watching key Obamacare architect & MIT academic slimeball Jonathan Gruber testify at this week’s House Oversight & Government Reform Committee hearing in Washington (DC), I couldn’t help but be reminded of Uriah Heep, the disgustingly obsequious fictional toady created by English writer Charles Dickens for his novel DAVID COPPERFIELD. Gruber spent a good amount of time groveling before tough

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Why is Massachusetts, of all places, requesting waivers from the ACA/Obamacare?

(Very good question. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Obama administration’s recent decision to postpone enforcement of the employer mandate, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the House’s recent vote to delay both the employer mandate and the individual mandate (with 35 Democrats joining most Republicans in supporting delay of the employer mandate, and…

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Jones-Patrick Health Cost Control Law leads to negative credit outlook of hospitals debt ranking

Yesterday morning, Deval Patrick signed the health care cost control legislation, labeled as “Soviet-style” by the Boston Business Journal, and supported Brad Jones and other Republican leaders.  Within hours, Moody’s hinted at a downgrade in the credit ratings of the world class hospitals in Massachusetts.  State House News has the story: he health care cost control law signed by Gov.…

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SELVAGGI: SCOTUS OBAMACARE DECISION MAKES IT MORE URGENT TO REPLACE CONGRESSMAN STEPHEN LYNCH

THE SOUTH BOSTON DEMOCRAT VOTED AGAINST REPEALING THIS TAX ON THE MIDDLE CLASS Boston, MA– Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts 8th District Joe Selvaggi reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling that the Obamacare individual mandate is a tax: “Now we know that Obamacare is the biggest middle class tax increase in the history of our nation,” stated…

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Selvaggi Calls Out Congressman Stephen Lynch On Job Killing Medical Device Tax Vote

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Democrat Incumbent Voted Against Repealing Tax On Medical Devices Joe Selvaggi, Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts 8th District, sharply criticized Congressman Stephen Lynch for voting against the repeal of the excise tax on medical devices. “The medical device tax is a jobs killer especially in Massachusetts. I cannot begin to understand…

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Governor, When is Excessiveness Excessive?

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The state senate is trying to decide whether to override the governor’s veto of provisions that were included in the state budget that …narrow the amount of time the insurance commissioner has to review [health insurance] rate-hike proposals to 30 days from 45 days. In addition, if the commissioner fails to make…

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