Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Government Oversight & Reform Committee, wants the Census Bureau to explain why it failed to tell Congress that it would change the way it measures whether people have health insurance in the same year ObamaCare goes into effect.
The new survey produces a lower uninsured rate than previous versions asked by the Census Bureau. The concern is that the new lower numbers will make ObamaCare enrollment figures now and the in the future appear to be higher than they would have had the same questions been asked.
“A two-percent adjustment in the nationwide uninsured rate would represent a change in status for six million Americans and could be used in misleading arguments about the coverage impact of the Affordable Care Act,” Issa wrote in a letter…[more]
Remember how Barack Obama, following his inauguration in 2009, infamously disparaged the concept of American exceptionalism?
“I believe in American exceptionalism,” he sarcastically said with his trademark self-satisfied smirk, “just as I suspect the Brits believe in British exceptionalism, and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.” Five years hence, his presidency has succeeded in degrading America toward the unexceptional status in which he held it all along.
A vivid illustration of that lamentable reality arrived this week, as The Wall Street…
“On this glorious day, we remember our brave men and women in uniform who are separated from their families by great distances. We pray for their safety and strength, and we honor those who gave their lives to advance peace and secure liberty across the globe. Happy Easter. May God bless you, and may God bless our great Nation.”…[more]