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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A poll of 2,000 doctors shows that nearly 4 out of 5 are less optimistic about health care following Obamacare’s passage, and about two-thirds would consider not taking patients covered by government-run programs.

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Medicaid mandates under Obamacare leave states with an unpleasant choice.

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President Obama’s pick to head Medicare and Medicaid highlights the choice we face regarding Obamacare: repeal or rationed care.

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Congress originally tried to defend the constitutionality of ObamaCare’s individual mandate (which would require all Americans to buy health insurance) based on its power to regulate interstate commerce, but it has since gotten cold feet and has switched to a defense based on its power to tax. But not buying health care isn’t an aspect of commerce, and a penalty for not buying health care isn’t a tax — and for the Supreme Court to uphold the mandate on either basis would require the Court to allow Congress to go where it has never gone before.

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With its stock prices falling as Obamacare’s impact is assessed, Big Pharma may regret spending roughly $100 million in support of the overhaul — but health care innovation could become the bigger casualty.

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Obamacare would condemn more low-skilled workers to the ranks of the unemployed, with part-time workers — disproportionately women — being hit the hardest.

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Obamacare would limit Medicare spending by cutting Medicare’s payments to providers, leading to reduced access for seniors as the supply of willing providers dwindles.

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A report by the Obama administration’s Medicare Chief Actuary forecasts that, among other things, ObamaCare would fail to achieve its number-one stated goal — reducing health care costs — and would instead raise costs, which helps explain why the legislation was rushed to a midnight vote (though its major programs wouldn’t begin until 2014) and why a clear majority of Americans oppose it.

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