Dayton apologizes for apologizing

Thursday, Gov. Dayton apologized for saying that the ACA, aka the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, wasn’t affordable for increasing numbers of Minnesotans. It’s noteworthy that Gov. Dayton didn’t apologize to Minnesotans who buy their health insurance through the individual market. He apologized to DFL politicians who’ve been getting hit hard by constituents. Friday, Gov. […]

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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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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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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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Thissen’s MNsure exaggeration

It’s a certainty that Paul Thissen will either lie outright or, at minimum, exaggerate when talking about MNsure. Thissen’s op-ed in the Winona newspaper contains such an exaggeration. In Thissen’s op-ed, the leader of the DFL in the House said “One of the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act forbids insurers from denying coverage […]

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