Obamacare Sales Surge

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-+*Obamacare Sales : Reports of ObamaCare’s demise have been greatly exaggerated; sales will be on an upward curve.

Don’t Give Up on Obamacare

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-+*Supporting Obamacare — What distinguishes America is our pragmatism, resilience, and optimism. We invent, experiment, and fix.

Three Large Truths Obscured by Republican Obamacare Lies

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-+*Robert Reich: Republican wordsmiths know they can count on Fox News and right-wing yell radio to amplify and intensify all of this in continuous loops of elaboration and outrage, repeated so often as to infect peoples’ minds like purulent pustules.

Big Government Must Embrace Big Data

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-+*Brian Goldstein: In 2011 a majority of Americans believed crime was getting worse as the country was experiencing a steady 15-year decline. Crime data is the only way to fight the undue influence of misperception and anecdotal evidence.

The Website That Didn’t Work

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-+*Steve Hochstadt: The Obama administration failed to deliver what it promised. Republican obstructionism contributed to the failure. But now more people who are eligible are enrolling for Medicaid. People who have signed up are already saving money on insurance.

How Not to Support Obamacare

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-+*Peter Laarman: What’s striking about the president’s pirouette on the ACA, and about Democratic disarray in the face of the renewed GOP assault in the House, is the absence of any open discourse on the underlying ethics of health care.

The Obama Apology That Is Needed

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-+*Kevin Zeese: Even though single payer had the support of more than 60 percent of Americans, two-thirds of doctors as well as nurses, I ignored the desires of the people and instead worked with the insurance industry, pharmaceutical industry and for-profit hospitals.