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Archive • Oct 2013

Kathleen Sebelius to Congress: “Whatever”

Stephen Gutowski

While testifying before congress on the flawed Obamacare roll out Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius responded to repeated assertions that President Obama was ultimately responsible for the operation by saying “whatever.”

Study finds 193 percent increase in health care premiums for young women under Obamacare

Stephen Gutowski

According to a new study by the American Action Forum, a self-described  21st Century center-right policy institute, there will be a 193 percent hike in health insurance premiums for young women under the Affordable Care Act. The study contends that premiums for these young women will increase from an average of $74.49 a month to $188.72 a month after […]

Stephanie Cutter in September: “There will be glitches” in Obamacare

Stephen Gutowski

In a September video message to the Organizing For America Truth Team former White House official Stephanie Cutter told supporters of the Affordable Care Act that “there will be glitches and bumps in the road”. Her warning came nearly a month before Healthcare.gov went live.

Obamacare eliminates dozens of affordable plans for those over 50, too

Stephen Gutowski

There are 26 individual health insurance plans currently available to 50-year-olds oneHealthInsurance.com‘s privately run marketplace that are cheaper than the cheapest plan on the Obamacare site, Healthcare.gov. As with my report yesterday I used the preview options of both websites to see what plans I would qualify as a single man living in Fairfax County, Virginia. The difference […]

Obamacare kills dozens of more affordable insurance plans

Stephen Gutowski

Right now there are over 50 plans on the private health insurance market that I can buy, which are cheaper than the cheapest option in the Obamacare exchanges. That’s, perhaps, not even the worst news. As part of the President’s attempt to address the problems facing Obamacare it is now possible for individuals to preview the plans […]

The Band of Mothers trip to shutdown monuments

Capitol City Project Staff

I headed to DC Tuesday night so I could join an Honor Flight coming up from Florida on Wednesday. Vietnam Veteran John Stewart let me know they would be there on Wednesday so I went to hug them, thank them, and tell them how very sorry I was that barricades were being put up to […]