Gov. Dayton ‘apologizes’

Gov. Dayton just issued a faux apology about his statement that the Affordable Care Act is unaffordable. In Gov. Dayton’s faux apology, Gov. Dayton said “Last week I said that the Affordable Care Act ‘is no longer affordable to increasing numbers of people.’ I regret that my statement was wrongly used against Democratic candidates in […]

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Daudt vs. Obama, ACA edition

Kurt Daudt is stepping up in grade now that he’s taking on President Obama over the ACA. This fight started when Democrats, including DFL Gov. Mark Dayton, said that the ACA wasn’t affordable to an increasing number of people. President Obama, thin-skinned as always, defended his signature ‘accomplishment’, saying “it’s worked,” but admitted the program […]

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Tom Bakk, heartless SOB edition

Sen. Bakk stabbed Gov. Dayton in the back again, this time disagreeing with Gov. Dayton’s statement about the Affordable Care Act not being affordable. Gov. Dayton’s statement was “I’m not trying to pass the buck here but the reality is that the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for an increasing number of people. […]

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MNsure, the nightmare edition

This article highlights how screwed up the ACA is. First, it’s noteworthy because it’s written by a lefty. Next, it’s noteworthy because the author admits that it’s messed up. It’s impossible to miss Marshall Helmberger’s disgust with the ACA, especially when he says “The el-cheapo UCare bronze plan that my wife Jodi and I bought […]

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Dorholt’s questionable priorities

This morning, I paid a quick visit to Zach Dorholt’s priorities page to see what Tina Flint-Smith Alida Messenger told him he believes. Earlier this week, at the St. Cloud Times-sponsored candidate forum, Dorholt said that he’d support a single-payer health care system. That was startling news to most of his constituents. It’s startling because […]

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Gov. Dayton’s MNsure fantasies

Last week, Gov. Dayton said that the ACA was unaffordable. This week, in Gov. Dayton’s Strib op-ed, he’s insisting that things really aren’t that bad, saying most people “will NOT see actual health insurance increases of 50 percent or more, because many people, who buy their policies through MNsure, will receive federal tax credits that […]

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