Americans Will See Insurance Rates Rise as Much as 50% in 2018

By: Zack Duvall   Insurers across the nation are drastically raising rates, yet again, for individual health insurance plans sold under the regulations of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, nationwide starting in 2018. With some of these rate increases being over 50% of current policy prices. The news of the next round of rate hikes set to impact millions of Americans, comes … Continue reading Americans Will See Insurance Rates Rise as Much as 50% in 2018

Daily Brief 10/04/2017: GOP Passes Children’s Health Plan, Hoax Terror Attack and a Finalized Disaster Relief Funding Proposal

U.S. News:  GOP Set to Pass Children’s Healthcare Legislation This Week- House and Senate Republicans have put forth legislation to continue funding for a widely popular healthcare plan for almost 9 million low-income children for the next five years. The proposal that is set to be taken up by the House’s Energy and Commerce Committee as early as today, and is also expected to be … Continue reading Daily Brief 10/04/2017: GOP Passes Children’s Health Plan, Hoax Terror Attack and a Finalized Disaster Relief Funding Proposal

Thoughts on the Week 09/25/2017-09/29/2017: Price Has to Go, Kurdistan Deserves Support, and the Impact of Potential Supreme Court Victories by Conservatives

By: Zack Duvall Price Must Pay ‘The Price” It’s not that Health and Human Secretary, Tom Price, blatantly wasted U.S. taxpayer money on ludicrous travel expenses that warrants his immediate termination from his cabinet position, it’s the fact that he did it during his tenure in an administration that has vowed to drain D.C. of this very swamp like behavior. $400,000 is not a lot … Continue reading Thoughts on the Week 09/25/2017-09/29/2017: Price Has to Go, Kurdistan Deserves Support, and the Impact of Potential Supreme Court Victories by Conservatives

Daily Brief 09/28/2017: American Icon Dead, Possible Executive Action on Healthcare, and a Major Explosion in Europe

U.S. News Founder of ‘Playboy’ Dead at 91- The American icon and legend, Hugh Hefner, who founded the hugely successful adult entertainment magazine ‘Playboy’ has died at the age of 91. Hefner started the publication with a $10,000 loan from family and friends, using furniture as collateral, in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe in the first circulation which sold over 50,000 copies. Mr. Hefner died of … Continue reading Daily Brief 09/28/2017: American Icon Dead, Possible Executive Action on Healthcare, and a Major Explosion in Europe

Collins Announces Opposition to Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill, Possibly Dealing Death Blow to the GOP Proposal

By: Zack Duvall   Susan Collins, one of the Republicans on the fence about the newly proposal GOP healthcare law, has announced that she will vote to oppose the bill if it goes to vote in the Senate this week. The news was met with overwhelming praise from Democrats in D.C. and those on liberal left who have said that the bill would cancel coverage … Continue reading Collins Announces Opposition to Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill, Possibly Dealing Death Blow to the GOP Proposal

‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

By: Zack Duvall   The latest measure by Senate Republicans to repeal and replace the failing Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is set to be introduced for a formal vote by lawmakers sometime this week. However, news of the potential vote comes ahead of mounting criticism from even some Republicans who are unsure about the bill’s ability to provide coverage for the millions of Americans … Continue reading ‘Graham-Cassidy’ Bill in Trouble, GOP Lawmakers Scramble to Avoid Filibuster Deadline

Daily Brief 09/25/2017: Volcanoes, Insurance and Protests to Start the Week

U.S. News: Healthcare Vote Expected This Week– With numerous GOP lawmakers voicing their concern over the ‘Graham-Cassidy’ bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he plans to hold a vote in the Senate this week. GOP Senators including Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, John McCain of Arizona, and Susan Collins of Maine have all said that they are either definite ‘no’ … Continue reading Daily Brief 09/25/2017: Volcanoes, Insurance and Protests to Start the Week

Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

By: Zack duvall   With America’s Congressional members enjoying their tax-payer funded vacations at exclusive fancy-margarita serving resorts, the American people are left with enormous uncertainty and apprehension over not just  the healthcare debate, but various global threats that are facing our nation. From an utterly insane and rogue dictator in North Korea, to the crushing premiums that are choking out the average family’s ability … Continue reading Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

By: Zack Duvall   National health insurance company Anthem Inc., an affiliate of the Blue Cross insurance network, has officially announced that it will no longer offer any Obamacare plans in the state of Nevada, and will discontinue coverage for roughly half of all counties in the state of Georgia. The announcement by the insurer comes just weeks after a failed GOP attempt to draft new … Continue reading Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

By: Zack Duvall   With the Senate set to vote on opening the floor for debate on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, John McCain’s (R-AZ) office announced on Monday that the Senator would be present for the vote. McCain had been recovering in his home state of Arizona after doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive form of … Continue reading McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare