Sorry Democrats, The Obamacare Tide Isn’t Turning

Democrats everywhere rejoice! Obamacare, which was once thought to be a political millstone around the collective necks of Democratic candidates, is no longer an issue. Or so the media would like you to believe. “Obamacare losing power as campaign weapon,” says a Bloomberg headlined. “Obamacare loses some of its campaign punch for Republicans,” says the…
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Rising Costs for Young People is a Feature, Not a Bug, of Obamacare

With every new day comes another example of how Obamacare hurts young people by dramatically raising the cost of their insurance. The latest evidence comes from the Ohio Department of Insurance, which announced on Thursday that the average individual-market health insurance premium in 2014 will increase by 88 percent compared to 2013. Here’s Avik Roy,…
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Obamacare’s “Rate Shock” Rears Its Head in California

Late last week Obamacare’s supporters (the few it has left) sent out a universal cheer. Insurance companies in California, a crucial test state for the massive health bill’s implementation, issued rates for the individual market. Conservatives expected a “sticker shock” as prices were driven upwards by community rating, banning underwriting and implementing stringent regulations on…
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