The economy-wrecking doom Obamacare was predicted to visit upon the nation has yet to arrive, but the National Center for Health Statistics reports that the rate of Americans without health insurance has dropped to 11.3 percent — which is “at or near the lowest levels ever recorded across the 50 years for which we have data,” notes the White House Council for Economic Advisers. That drop translates as roughly 9.7 million newly covered Americans.
The Affordable Care Act was passed primarily to address the country’s high rate of the uninsured, a problem that ha
As of Thursday morning, there is only one person undergoing treatment for Ebola in the United States, and only two people have contracted the disease in the U.S., both of whom are healthcare workers who survived.
Louisiana's Attorney General, Buddy Caldwell, refuses – like most Republicans these days – to listen to the science when it comes to Ebola. He's trying to inhibit the incinerated remains of Ebola victim Eric Duncan from traveling to his state (though incineration most assuredly vaporizes the virus).
Sen. John McCain claimed on a Sunday talk show that “we were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States.” Not exactly. U.S. health officials, early in the outbreak, said it was highly unlikely, but we could not find any instances of them saying it would never happen.