10 things Floridians should know about Obamacare

obamacareNote: This article is cross-posted from our friends at FloridaWatchdog.org

By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog

TALLAHASSEE — Like it or not, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is the law of the land.

Besides passing a Democratic-controlled Congress in 2010 and receiving the blessing of President Obama, Chief Justice John Roberts, a Bush 43 nominee, upheld the law last summer when he cast the deciding U.S. Supreme Court vote, 5-4.

That being said, the massive federal health-care overhaul still faces many challenges, not the least of which is the law’s near irreconcilable complexities and consistent unpopularity.

Here’s a look at the top 10 obstacles and concerns Floridians should know about the largest social entitlement since Medicare: Continue reading

Governor Rick Scott: We’re not going to implement ObamaCare in Florida

In an interview with Greta Van Susteren on Fox News last night, Florida Governor Rick Scott minces no words in his declaration that Florida will not implement ObamaCare or expand Medicaid, and explains as a true job creator would why doing so would be catastrophic to Florida’s economy:

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Other Views: Thursday Will Be a Long Day for Obama

Order up some Excedrin for the White House.  Thursday is shaping up to be one hell of a day for the Obama Administration.

First, it is the day that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to release its ruling on the federal health care law, otherwise known as “ObamaCare.”  Most legal experts believe at least parts of the law (if not the whole thing) will be ruled unconstitutional.  Either way, it will set the tone for the rest of this all-too-important election year and these uncertain times for the U.S. economy.

Secondly, Continue reading