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Red Herring Alert: Subsidies in Place Before Obamacare, But Now Poor People Get 'Em, Too

Red Herring Alert: Subsidies in Place Before Obamacare, But Now Poor People Get 'Em, Too
People love to complain that Obamacare is a free handout. But subsidies (i.e. "free stuff") were in place for health care before we ever had the law. Only difference? Now poorer people get the discounts, too. Apparently that makes certain people very angry.
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GOP Math: Alabama Gives Chinese Company $190 Million to Build $100 Million Plant

GOP Math: Alabama Gives Chinese Company $190 Million to Build $100 Million Plant
No doubt Decatur, Alabama, tubing manufacturer, Wolverine, is thrilled that the state is funding a competitor. Not just any competitor: Chinese-owned "Golden Dragon Copper" has opened in Wilcox County and is getting a pretty sweet deal.
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A Perfect Circle: Republicans Obstruct, Then Blame Dems for Obstruction

A Perfect Circle: Republicans Obstruct, Then Blame Dems for Obstruction
From the current VA scandal to Obamacare's implementation to immigration, to just about every major legislative initiative, Republicans have made obstructing into an art form. And the beauty of it all is that they're blaming the Democrats. AND the media is falling for it, hook and sinker.
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Missouri Opts in to State-Run Drug Distribution! (To Keep Killing Inmates on Death Row)

Missouri Opts in to State-Run Drug Distribution! (To Keep Killing Inmates on Death Row)
Missouri's Attorney General has a novel approach to the looming death penalty drug shortage – have the state build its own lab to mix the stuff. Missouri calls Obamacare too much government intrusion, but now specifically says "market-driven...pressures" should be taken out of the equation. So long as it's to kill people.
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Right-Winger Manages To Link Isla Vista Massacre To Obamacare

 Right-Winger Manages To Link Isla Vista Massacre To Obamacare
After linking the Isla Vista shooting to gay marriage, now the Family Research Council is somehow trying to use the incident to criticize Obamacare.
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PA Gov Corbett's ACA Refusal Is Denying Veterans Health Care

PA Gov Corbett's ACA Refusal Is Denying Veterans Health Care
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's refusal to expand Medicaid is literally imperiling thousands by denying them access to health care. And as memorial day approaches, there's one demographic we should pay special attention to: our nation's veterans. If anybody deserves care, it's the men and women who've fought for this country.
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State Rep Blames Protesting Religious Leaders for MO's Refusal to Expand Medicaid

State Rep Blames Protesting Religious Leaders for MO's Refusal to Expand Medicaid
After 300 Missouri religious leaders interrupted House proceedings — 23 of whom were peaceably arrested — their voice was heard in its cry for Medicaid expansion. Unfortunately, Rep. Myron Neth didn't like their tone, and now pins its failed expansion on the protesters' lack of decorum.
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Now That Obamacare is Up and Running, New HHS Sec Pick Makes the Rounds

Now That Obamacare is Up and Running, New HHS Sec Pick Makes the Rounds
Sylvia Mathews Burwell will have to run a Senate committee gauntlet before being confirmed as Health and Human Services Secretary. But detractors will have to call attention to Obama's now-successful healthcare overhaul, better known as Obamacare.
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Castrated Pig in Lipstick: Iowa Senate Candidate Tries to Out-Palin Sarah Palin

Castrated Pig in Lipstick: Iowa Senate Candidate Tries to Out-Palin Sarah Palin
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst — whom you may remember as the woman with the campaign ad lauding how she castrates pigs — has a new guns, leather and Obamacare ad. Is she trying to be the next Sarah Palin or what?
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Obamacare Hater Now Loves Obamacare After It Saves His Life

Obamacare Hater Now Loves Obamacare After It Saves His Life
A 57-year-old logger, who had been uninsured since 2009, has learned that that darned Obamacare ain't so bad after all. When a valve in his pacemaker failed, the man had to either sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act or die. The man now agrees that Obamacare is better than death.
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