The Obamacare website rollout: not what the doctor ordered

Karl D. Stephan | 08 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: idealism, Obamacare, software engineering
The administration’s idealists have been defeated by the reality of engineering.

Waiting for the Supreme Court to rescue religious freedom

Dwight G. Duncan | 06 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive mandate, Obamacare
Business owners fighting Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate heard some good news last week.

Ailing Obamacare

Sheila Liaugminas | 25 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, healthcare law, Obamacare, Obamacare glitches
The dis-ease is getting worse.

US government debt deal winners and losers

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: continuing resolution, debt deal, Health Care Conscience Rights Act, HHS mandate, Obamacare
Big media have spent the past several days handicapping who won and lost most in political terms. The bishops have another measure.

Key Obamacare questions not asked

Sheila Liaugminas | 10 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, CNN, government shutdown, health insurers, HHS, Obamacare, Wolf Blitzer
Like ‘How is this going to work when it gets implemented?’

Obamacare as settled law, or not

Sheila Liaugminas | 08 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts decision, debt ceiling, government shutdown, Obamacare
This whole government shutdown and funding stalemate is sheer politics and lack of reason.

Abortion in Obamacare and government standoff

Sheila Liaugminas | 03 October 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, government shutdown, Health Care Conscience Rights Act, Obamacare, Obamacare subsidized abortion, Speaker John Boehner
There may be a lot of people and issues causing the deep divide in government, but this is one few are talking about.

Obamacare: a poor deal for my family

Robert Hutchinson | 02 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: health insurance, Obamacare
One middleclass family crunches the numbers and finds Obamacare costs more and offers less.

US Independence Day weekend 2013

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 July 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: conscience rights, HHS mandate, Independence Day 2013, Obamacare, religious freedom
What’s the state of the union built on the freedoms we celebrate this weekend? In a word, threatened.

Obamacare HHS mandate gets judicial correction

Sheila Liaugminas | 20 December 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Becket Fund, contraception mandate, freedom of religion, HHS mandate, Obamacare, religious liberty, U.S. Constitution
It was always wrong. But because it was issued by executive fiat, its violation of law had to go through the process of being tried, and there are many lawsuits standing against it.

Justices order Obamacare back to court

Sheila Liaugminas | 27 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts, healthcare tax, HHS mandate, individual mandate, Obamacare, religious liberty, Supreme Court
Had President Obama lost the election, it would have been eliminated and replaced by new healthcare reform. But his win doesn’t assure that his signature legislation will survive intact.


Sheila Liaugminas | 26 November 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Affordable Care Act, government spending, healthcare mandates, Obamacare, tax increases
So now that President Obama has won another four years to fundamentally transform America as he promised in 2008, running to retain that office on the simple premise that he wanted to go forward, the question which should have been answered in the campaign but wasn’t even asked, now looms: To where and what are we headed?

Religious freedom and the Obamacare “Tax”

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Chief Justice John Roberts decision, HHS mandate, Obamacare, religious freedom, Supreme Court Obamacare ruling
What impact will Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision to uphold the individual mandate as a tax have on the battle for the right to religious liberty and conscientious objection?

Obama’s failure to communicate

Sheila Liaugminas | 13 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: 2012 elections, jobs and economy, Obama communication skills, Obama first term, Obamacare, voter discontent
So it’s about not telling us good enough stories.

Independence Day 2012

Sheila Liaugminas | 06 July 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Chief Justice John Roberts, Independence Day 2012, Obamacare, religious liberty, Supreme Court ruling, US Bishops
What will Independence Day 2013 look like in America?

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