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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Equality for mental illness

    Ask anyone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness or addiction or sought treatment for a family member or friend with such a condition, getting proper medical care can be a huge challenge. Bad enough that those with an illness may themselves...
  • Hospitals too must reform under Obamacare

    Hospitals too must reform under Obamacare
    A woman's purse is stolen while walking in downtown Baltimore. She is upset and frightened, yet she does not stop to report the theft as she passes a police station. Instead, she walks to the nearest hospital and asks its social work department for...
  • Obamacare and the fundamental failure of O'Malleyism

    Obamacare and the fundamental failure of O'Malleyism
    If Maryland’s bolloxed rollout of Obamacare has taught us anything, it is the failure of technocracy — especially the snake oil the O’Malley administration has been selling since 2006.  The idea that they are a results-oriented, data...
  • Brown's 'substandard' answers on Obamacare

    Brown's 'substandard' answers on Obamacare
    To say Obamacare has had a rough rollout in Maryland (and the nation) is an understatement.  An opening day stumble with glitches and an inoperable website, higher premium costs despite promises that Obamacare would lower costs, delay of the debut of...
  • Schaller has chutzpah to spare [Letter]

    Schaller has chutzpah to spare [Letter]
    Commentator Thomas F. Schaller's recent column about the Obamacare rollout played footloose and fancy free with the facts of the president's $800 billion "stimulus" plan in 2009 ("Obamacare rollout shockingly rough," Dec. 10). For example, Mr....
  • Maryland's health exchange site running more smoothly, users say

    Maryland's health exchange site running more smoothly, users say
    Even as work continues to mend the state's health exchange, enrollment of uninsured Marylanders is going more smoothly and a marketing push is set to get underway, users and state officials said Wednesday. Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday that he...
  • Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll

    Conservatives chafe as Van Hollen embraces new territory in Carroll
    Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County. And he finds it...
  • Apology will not fix Obamacare [Letter]

    Apology will not fix Obamacare [Letter]
    President Barack Obama recently apologized to the American people who are losing their health insurance despite his repeated and emphatic promises that this would not happen — that if you like your insurance plan and your doctor you will be able...
  • Dropped health coverage is serious matter [Letter]

    Dropped health coverage is serious matter [Letter]
    As a liberal Democrat and a retired health care professional, I have been a strong supporter of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I was willing to give President Barack Obama a pass on the disastrous launch of the website because I am confident that...
  • Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]

    Obamacare better than alternative [Letter]
    Obamacare could never have been a success without national and mandatory medical insurance. Take that away and the concept begins to crumble even without the opposition of Republican ideologues. All classes of our society appear delighted to take from the...
  • Obamacare part of a bigger battle for America

     Obamacare part of a bigger battle for America
    This Obamacare is just a battle in a cultural war being waged in America. It's the war between the American value system and leftism. Lovers of America as an abstraction may be found on both sides, but it truly is a war for the real soul of our country....
  • Obamacare reflects poor leadership

     Obamacare reflects poor leadership
    The health care debacle is yet another example of the ineptitude of a popular president who is not qualified to be this country's leader. Obamacare was foisted onto the representatives at the last minute while those who wanted more time to examine this...