Skip to comments.A View of the Horrendus Baucus Healthcare Bill
Posted on 09/23/2009 8:51:02 AM PDT by PurpleMountains
Democratic Senator Max Baucus has gained much publicity for his supposed efforts to craft a compromise bill that both sides can support. Instead he has put together a monstrosity that no other senator on his committee, Republican or Democrat, is willing to back. This whole legislative undertaking for government healthcare has become a tortured process of trying to stuff into a small bag an enormous, complex and crucial aspect of American life and freedoms. It is not at all helpful that president Obama and others have not been truthful about what they are trying to do and what the results of their efforts will be.
(Excerpt) Read more at forthegrandchildren.blogspot.com ...
I think the “Baucus Bill” could be a straw man setup to justify the ultimate use of reconciliation to ram through HR 3200 against the will and desires of more than 50% of Americans. This is ugly, naked politics. Watch out...
This is such scary stuff. People need to know what is in this monster and what it will mean to every one of us.
The plan is carefully crafted to scare away anyone interested in good public policy or just good politics (read re-election). The Baucus bill is grossly underestimated to cost almost $1 trillion in new spending, all financed by higher taxes on health care and health insurance, particularly union health plans, and Medicare cuts for senior citizens, while still leaving at least 25 million uninsured according to the CBO. It still provides for a government takeover of health care and the bureaucratic structure for government rationing of health care, increasing rather than lowering health costs overall.
Read the rest at the site. They just might be on to somthing, turning everybody against the bill so they can resort to their real goal of using reconciliation, which is the only way this junkpile is going anywhere.
I didread the whole thing. If they do this in reconciliation, all bets are off. Then there will be violence.
Not even hypothetical: that's exactly what he is.
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