Avik Roy

Right-wing desperation has fully set in and is now manifesting itself by whining about delays in some ACA provisions, as though those wingers actually care about consumer protections. Read more...
Last week, Forbes blogger Rick Ungar admitted Obamacare was keeping rates down. This week, Forbes blogger Avik Roy lied to readers about rates doubling. Read more...
Before the election, Rep. Kevin McCarthy said that electing Mitt Romney would mean that Republicans have a mandate to overhaul Medicare: House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy: Election is ‘Mandate’ to Overhaul Medicare: House Republican Majority Read more...
Thank goodness there is at least one of these talking head shows on Sundays where Republican talking points are pushed back against and where it's not just a bunch of millionaire pundits talking about how we need to inflict pain on our senior citizens and raise the Medicare age in order to appease the GOP during these deficit negotiations, and that show is Up With Chris Hayes. Read more...