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Sticker Shock: Healthcare Spending Spikes As ObamaCare Takes Effect

For some time now, Barack Obama and his apologists have trumpeted slowing healthcare costs as somehow attributable to ObamaCare.  Never mind that the declines predated Obama's election, and that even The Washington Post gave him three Pinocchios in its Fact Checker analysis of this claim on November 5 of last year:

Healthcare inflation has gone down every single year since the law [ObamaCare] passed, so that we now have the lowest increase in healthcare costs in 50 years - which is saving us about $180 billion in reduced overall costs to the federal government and in the Medicare program."

To illustrate how he played the role of rooster taking credit for the sunrise, healthcare cost inflation reached 7% in 2003, but plummeted to approximately 2% before Obama even took office.…[more]

July 31, 2015 • 10:02 am

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Week of July 29th 2015
Which one of the following Obama Administration officials stated in April 2015 that under the nuclear deal with Iran, “you will have anywhere, any time 24/7 access as it relates to the nuclear facilities that Iran has”?
Secretary of State John Kerry
National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
President Barack Obama
Week of July 22nd 2015
Which one of the following became the nationwide symbol of support for the 52 Americans held hostage by the Islamic Republic of Iran for 444 days between 1979 and 1981?
Gold Star
Red Poppy
Yellow Ribbon
White Carnation
Week of July 15th 2015
In which one of the following years did the United States break off diplomatic relations with Iran?
1978
1979
1980
1981
Week of July 8th 2015
Which one of the following was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate in her own right – not having first filled an unexpired term in either Congressional chamber?
Hattie Wyatt Caraway
Nancy Landon Kassebaum
Margaret Chase Smith
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Week of July 1st 2015
How many U.S. national holidays have been established by Congress?
None
One
Ten
Eleven
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