President Obama’s White House Budget Director Peter Orszag explains that the newly created Medicare Commission, or Independent Payment Advisory Board, would possess “an enormous amount of potential power,” including “statutory power” to institute proposals that wouldn’t have to be sanctioned by Congress and couldn’t even be overturned by Congress without the President’s approval. 

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Obamacare is designed to push people into a system that won’t exist — a health-care bridge to nowhere — and, thus, merely living with it isn’t an option. The only options are repeal, or taking further steps toward an eventual government monopoly.

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ObamaCare bears about as much resemblance to the Heritage Foundation’s ideas for empowering patients and lowering costs as a Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese does to a salad.

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Evidence of a significant free-rider problem in Massachusetts may be a harbinger of things to come under Obamacare.

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If not repealed, ObamaCare would expand and cement a system that is replete with fraud, without getting serious about reducing that fraud.

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Robert A. Levy argues that Obamacare’s mandate to purchase health insurance is not authorized under Congress’s power to “lay and collect taxes.”

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Obamacare would offer major financial rewards for couples who live together but avoid marriage — and it’s extreme marginal tax-rates on a marriage’s second income would provide a strong incentive for the lower-earning spouse (most often the woman) to leave the workforce.

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If Tennessee’s, Maine’s, and Massachusetts’s ambitious attempts to expand health coverage through taxpayer subsidization are any guide, ObamaCare’s costs would soon spiral out of control.

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More than a month’s worth of polling has shown that Americans support repeal of Obamacare by 16 percentage points (56 to 40 percent), with support for repeal being strong across all age and income groups.

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