Mandate Madness

Obamacare’s mandates supposedly function as interconnected pieces of a “comprehensive” puzzle, yet President Obama is now selectively—and lawlessly—removing pieces.

The Weekly Standard, July 29, 2013
  • Capretta’s Must-Read Congressional Testimony

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the Obama administration’s unilateral delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate is inviting fraud at taxpayers’ expense.

    The Weekly Standard on July 10, 2013
  • A Huge Opening for GOP on Obamacare

    Pushing for tougher anti-fraud measures, and thereby exposing the weaknesses in the Obamacare exchanges, would give Republicans a strong hand in the upcoming budget battles.

    The Washington Examiner, July 8, 2013
  • Obamacare’s Invitation to Fraud

    President Obama’s unilateral delay of Obamacare’s employer mandate and its associated reporting requirements invites fraud in the exchanges.

    National Review, July 7. 2013
  • Delaying Obamacare

    The administration’s unilateral announcement of a one-year delay in the enforcement of the employer mandate indicates much larger problems with Obamacare and opens the door to further delay.

    National Review, July 3, 2013
  • It’s Not ‘the Affordable Care Act,’ Republicans

    In the battle for real health-care reform, the term “Obamacare” gives Republicans a welcome and significant rhetorical advantage, which they should wield rather than squander.

    The Weekly Standard, June 17, 2013
  • The Stakes Are High

    Obama will continue to follow in the footsteps of his liberal predecessors—Wilson and FDR—as he seeks to replace the Founders’ vision with his own.

    The Weekly Standard, October 15, 2012
  • Repeal

    Obamacare, by design, is nearly impossible to amend into a workable system and, therefore, calls for wholesale repeal to make way for real healthcare reform.

    The Weekly Standard, April 5, 2010
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    The Steep Climb to Reclaim the American Ideal

    Paul Ryan addresses the House on the night of Obamacare's passage, urging members to listen to the American people, highlighting that America's founding principles are at stake, and vowing that the fight will continue and will be won.

    YouTube, March 21, 2010
  • Expanded Government—and No More Tonsil Theft?

    President Obama gives doctors advice on how to practice medicine.

    PJ Media, July 24, 2009