Skip to comments.WHITE HOUSE SCAM: MIT Economist's Approval of Obamacare Was Bought With A Government Contract
Posted on 01/08/2010 2:18:48 PM PST by Shellybenoit
Jon Gruber, a prominent MIT economist has been been one of the country's leading advocates of Democratic health care reform legislation. Most recently he wrote an editorial for the Washington Post in support of the Cadillac Tax
As we prepare for the final round of debate over health reform, perhaps the most contentious issue will be financing...So in the end, we have a policy that provides the necessary financing to pay for subsidies to low-income families; induces employers to buy more cost-effective health insurance, lowering U.S. health-care spending; offsets a bias in our tax system that favors more expensive insurance; and raises wages by $223 billion over 10 years. To put a twist on an old saying: The Senate assessment on high-cost insurance plans doesn't walk like a tax or talk like a tax -- because it is not a tax. It is an innovative way of financing the health reform we so desperately need.
Huh its not a tax? I am not an economist,and the closest I have ever been to MIT was taking my Nephew Joshua out for dinner when he was getting his PHD from MIT, but the Cadillac tax is a tax. In fact its a tax that will effect the middle class. What would motivate a MIT Professor to say something as disingenuous as that?
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Like any whore, the prof was bought.
And to the tune of almost 4oo grand.
“...but the Cadillac tax is a tax.”
Cadillac...Government Motors, isn’t it?
The corruption of the ‘Rat party never ends.
Looks like scientists with grant money today are no longer dedicated to Western science. Wait ‘til you see the medical profession transformed once the government pays them.
..............I'm waiting.................didn't think so.
The simple answer, a bribe, the new "innovative tool" for legislating in the Obama, the "Uniter" era.
The longer answer?
The doofus is an academic.
All the time.
It's all about "grants" and new hospitals on campus.
Where have you been?
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