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Obama Officials Sat On Damning Obamacare Info Until After Congressional Vote
Gateway Pundit ^ | Friday, April 30, 2010 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 04/30/2010 5:54:46 AM PDT by avg_freeper

The Obama-Pelosi Regime took control of one-sixth of the nation’s economy when they passed their nationalized health care bill and signed it into law in late March. The bill was never popular but democrats persisted and rammed the bill through Congress. Now, there are reports that the Obama Administration sat on damning information and hid it from the public until after their bill was passed into law.

On Monday the American Spectator reported that a damning health care report generated by actuaries at the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department was given to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius more than a week before the health care vote. Sebelius and the Obama Administration reportedly hid the report from the public until a month after democrats rammed their nationalized health care bill through Congress.

The Prowler reported:

The economic report released last week by Health and Human Services, which indicated that President Barack Obama’s health care ‘reform’ law would actually increase the cost of health care and impose higher costs on consumers, had been submitted to the office of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius more than a week before the Congressional votes on the bill, according to career HHS sources, who added that Sebelius’s staff refused to review the document before the vote was taken. ‘The reason we were given was that they did not want to influence the vote,” says an HHS source. ‘Which is actually the point of having a review like this, you would think.’…’We know a copy was sent to the White House via their legislative affairs staff,’ says the HHS staffer, ‘and there were a number of meetings here almost right after the analysis was submitted to the secretary’s office.…”


(Excerpt) Read more at gatewaypundit.firstthings.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
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American Spectator stands by report, with more info at source.

I hope this gets interesting.

1 posted on 04/30/2010 5:54:46 AM PDT by avg_freeper
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To: avg_freeper

Color me shocked.


2 posted on 04/30/2010 5:57:42 AM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: avg_freeper

These vermin should burn in hell.


3 posted on 04/30/2010 6:01:06 AM PDT by Clump (the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: avg_freeper

Obama lied. Were this to have a version number, there’d be A LOT of commas.


4 posted on 04/30/2010 6:01:19 AM PDT by FourPeas (God Bless America)
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To: avg_freeper

I wish I was wrong but the media will turn the other way and cover something really important like Michelle’s garden.


5 posted on 04/30/2010 6:01:28 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: MozarkDawg

ping for later


6 posted on 04/30/2010 6:03:49 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: FourPeas
Obama lied.

I'm shocked.

7 posted on 04/30/2010 6:08:09 AM PDT by b4its2late (It is easier to beg forgiveness than get permission.)
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To: avg_freeper

Captain Obvious alert.


8 posted on 04/30/2010 6:08:55 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: avg_freeper

9 posted on 04/30/2010 6:09:27 AM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: avg_freeper

This would be pulitzer material if it were a conservative initiative where the facts were hidden. Now it is a relatively small online organization that does the spade work reporting. Hope it hits Drudge.


10 posted on 04/30/2010 6:10:20 AM PDT by Mere Survival (Mere Survival: The new American Dream)
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To: avg_freeper

For all the good it will do I AM sending this to my Congresscritter and the sorry senator who arrogantly voted for this bull.


11 posted on 04/30/2010 6:13:46 AM PDT by Adder (Proudly ignoring Zero since 1-20-09! WTFU!)
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To: avg_freeper

Official “damning report” says what any real American with a brain has been saying forever - more government = higher cost and lower quality.


12 posted on 04/30/2010 6:14:11 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Liberal Logic: Mandatory health insurance is constitutional - enforcing immigration law is not.)
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To: avg_freeper

Maybe this will provide some additional legal ammo to help the states fighting Obamacare.


13 posted on 04/30/2010 6:17:33 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: avg_freeper; All
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14 posted on 04/30/2010 6:19:46 AM PDT by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: avg_freeper

This is really a SMALL F***ing deal. Anyone with any economic sense could figure out that that the 0 plan would lead to higher costs. Anyone knowing politics sensed that 0 was not telling the truth.

Already the 0-administration is preparing to try to hold down costs by fixing prices.

Now, fellow amateur economists! What happens when you a. increase demand, and b. artificially fix prices lower than the market level? RIGHT! You get shortages. And under what conditions does this happen? ALWAYS! There are few certainties in the world of the social sciences, but this is one of them.

The 0-plan will lead to all the usual results of “well intentioned” socialist plans: shortages, and poor quality (in this case, shoddy health service). The reason is that when there are extreme shortages, we (the consumers) will accept anything because it is better than nothing.

In abundance, consumers can be picky, and quality improves; in times of scarcity, people will eat sawdust, grass, and dirt.

Expect healthcare quality to decline if 0-care is actually implemented. People will pay for socialist fantasy with their lives.

But the catastrophe is worse that that. It is one thing to die knowing that people worked to help you survive. It is spiritual torture to die in bureaucratic neglect, while being bombarded with propaganda about how great the system is.


15 posted on 04/30/2010 6:20:33 AM PDT by docbnj
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To: avg_freeper

If someone at Goldman Sacks had done this, they’d be sent to prison for 10 years.


16 posted on 04/30/2010 6:26:16 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: ladyvet

It’s gotten to point of being ridiculous with the media. Ok, so they ignored fubo’s past and didn’t vet him during the elections.... they were enamored... but now, with all the crap going on ...things that make watergate look like a high school prank gone bad, they are completely derelict in their duty to investigate and report. What’s worse... is that they don’t even have to make the effort... the leg work (that they used to do) is being done for them by people in the new media... and yet the still ignore it. They should be held for treason... or at least as accomplices to the treason.


17 posted on 04/30/2010 6:27:21 AM PDT by Newton ('No arsenal is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.' -Ronald Reagan)
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To: FourPeas
Obama lied.

That goes without saying.

Someday there will be a Giant Headline in all the newspapers in the country saying "OBAMA TELLS THE TRUTH".

It will probably be a death-bed confession that he was a serial liar.

18 posted on 04/30/2010 6:29:21 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe
It will probably be a death-bed confession that he was a serial liar.

No, it will be his final lie...................

19 posted on 04/30/2010 6:36:35 AM PDT by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: avg_freeper

I do too, but ultimately, it won’t go anywhere unless the Republicans recapture the House. Once they do that, Darrell Issa will have the power to convene hearings on this issue, not to mention a whole host of other things too.


20 posted on 04/30/2010 6:38:51 AM PDT by St. Louis Conservative
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To: avg_freeper
Now, there are reports that the Obama Administration sat on damning information and hid it from the public until after their bill was passed into law.

Amd this is news???

21 posted on 04/30/2010 6:40:32 AM PDT by Uncle Chip (TRUTH : Ignore it. Deride it. Allegorize it. Interpret it. But you can't ESCAPE it.)
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To: St. Louis Conservative
The Dems had their "hearings" and press conferences every other day when the Republicans were in control.

Why can't the Reps grow a pair and do the same? Be insurgent for once?

22 posted on 04/30/2010 6:42:41 AM PDT by avg_freeper (Gunga galunga. Gunga, gunga galunga)
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To: avg_freeper

Given how this jack squat administration and Dems handled the whole entire healthcare legislative process (i.e.: backdoor deals, exclusion of Repubs, working the bill(s) behind literal closed doors, etc.), I have NO doubts at all that this report is true, no doubts.


23 posted on 04/30/2010 6:48:31 AM PDT by cranked
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To: ladyvet

yet again THE MEDIA WILL NOT COVER THIS , THEY WILL TWIST IT AND THEY WILL COVER FOR THEIR MESSIAH

it is truly shocking how corrupt the media has become and yet they dn’t care, even when obama said you all voted for me they all got up and cheered , laughed etc.

sickening to see this country not have a free and fair media anymore


24 posted on 04/30/2010 6:50:45 AM PDT by manc (WILL OBAMA EVER GO TO CHURCH ON A SUNDAY OR WILL HE LET THE MEDIA/THE LEFT BE FOOLED FOR EVER)
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To: avg_freeper
"The reason we were given was that they did not want to influence the vote"...

It probably would not have, since the vote was 100% emotional and had nothing to do with facts, anyway.

25 posted on 04/30/2010 6:51:38 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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To: avg_freeper
Transparency you can BELIEVE in!!!
26 posted on 04/30/2010 6:56:50 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: P-Marlowe

No, they’d probably be working for the administration. LOL!

;-)


27 posted on 04/30/2010 6:58:37 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction (I can see November from my house.)
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To: avg_freeper
I hope this gets interesting.

You mean you hope it gets MSM coverage? Don't bet on it.

28 posted on 04/30/2010 7:10:27 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: avg_freeper

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Wish it mattered but — it probably won’t.


29 posted on 04/30/2010 7:12:49 AM PDT by Touch Not the Cat (Where is the light? Wonder if it's weeping somewhere...)
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To: justsaynomore

Ping


30 posted on 04/30/2010 7:14:37 AM PDT by Tucker822
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To: P-Marlowe

“Obama lied.”

Were his lips moving?


31 posted on 04/30/2010 7:33:27 AM PDT by calicard
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To: bigredkitty1

Washington, DC, A nesting place for the most corrupt, lying, arrogant, elected POS that this great country has ever seen.

That foul odor you smell in the early morning, wherever you live, is coming from this sewer. The smell is so bad that the rats and maggots have move out to better living conditions.


32 posted on 04/30/2010 7:37:00 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: avg_freeper

It’s not in the NYT or on CBS. It didn’t happen.


33 posted on 04/30/2010 7:38:32 AM PDT by Chaguito
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To: avg_freeper
Oblahblah should be excommunicated, impeached, sued, jailed, publically mocked, banned from our nation, ridiculed, removed and questioned unceasingly.
34 posted on 04/30/2010 8:16:37 AM PDT by afnamvet (Patriots Rising)
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To: FourPeas

OBAMA LIED, MY HEALTH CARE DIED!


35 posted on 04/30/2010 8:33:16 AM PDT by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: avg_freeper

In the private sector we call this: Conspiracy to Defraud, a FELONY.


36 posted on 04/30/2010 8:42:34 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: opentalk

My thoughts exactly!


37 posted on 04/30/2010 9:20:16 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: avg_freeper

Where’s are real life Jack Bauer?


38 posted on 04/30/2010 9:25:57 AM PDT by kempster
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To: EdReform

I’m surprised the number isn’t higher by now. The first few days it took off and now it’s stagnate.

Thanks for posting the link, again.


39 posted on 04/30/2010 9:26:44 AM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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To: avg_freeper
American Spectator stands by report, with more info at source.
I hope this gets interesting.

Don't hold your breath ... other than American Spectator this story has gone nowhere up to this point. The liberal MSM, if it comes to their attention, will quickly bury it.

40 posted on 04/30/2010 9:31:23 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: avg_freeper

Sarah Palin showed you worhless republicans how to fight, but your scared, bitch-titted, beta-male asses hid in the tall grass with mitt romney, jebbie bush, fox news, karl rove et al. Fuc* you charles krauthammer, fuc* your worthless, bigoted ass. Ask mitt romney to push you and your crippled, bigoted ass “out of the room”.


41 posted on 04/30/2010 1:59:07 PM PDT by JApost
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To: JApost

Of course they did...lieing bastards. Does anyone expect less from the nobama clown?


42 posted on 04/30/2010 4:01:14 PM PDT by hal ogen ($10 (I think) ajmo0unts through the internet from all over the world.)
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