Skip to comments.ObamaCare's Costs Are Soaring
Posted on 03/20/2012 8:16:26 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
One year after the passage of ObamaCare, this paper published an op-ed I wrote ("ObamaCare and Carey's Heart") about how America's health-care system saved my daughter's life, and describing how implementing this law will limit innovation, lead to rationing, and lower the quality of care. Now, two years out, I would like to focus on the budgetary disaster.
As a candidate, Barack Obama repeatedly claimed that his health-care plan would lower annual family health-insurance premiums by $2,500 before the end of his first term as president. But the Kaiser Family Foundation recently reported that the average family premium has increased $2,200 since the start of this administration.
Then there is the higher cost to taxpayers. The CBO's initial estimate in March 2010 of ObamaCare's budget impact showed it saving money, reducing the federal deficit by $143 billion in the first 10 years. But that positive estimate was largely the product of gimmicks inserted into the bill by Democratic leaders to hide the law's true cost.
(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...
It is exactly what he wants. Bankrupt America. Then he sells it to the Izzlumic countries for 15 cents on the dollar. He wants to destroy America. Sadly 46% think he is doing a good job. They are correct at that thinking. A good job of destroying America.
This is such a mess. All of it. Eff you, you liberal fools who put this dangerous putz in the oval office.
Sen. Johnson is one to watch. I sense a Ronald Reagan in him.
Certainly it will limit any new innovations.
When you pay a heart surgeon the same thing you pay a foot doctor , pretty soon there will be no heart surgeons.
It doesn’t take a genious to figure that out.
The only ones making out under Obamacare are America’s freeloaders.
Ron Johnson ping!
dude never held elective office
until elected to US Senate in 2010!!
Ron Johnson, Majority Whip 2014
Jim Demint, Majority Leader 2014
Rand Paul, Leadership 2014
They should be in Leadership now!!!!
But Senator Portman won over Ron Johnson recentl in secret vote
in Republican Senate conference.
Senate Conservatives Fund -— Demint’s PAC FTW
Anyone can see the handwriting on the wall - just check out RomneyCare in Massachusetts.
So The Idea that Romney Gave Obama is Over Budgey Huh? Well I guess its our tough Luck. There is NO One who is Going to do anything about it,Oh yeah Romney Now says he will repeal His Idea ,I thought its Congress That Repeals Laws,Anyway, I guess Romney is also going to be Like Obama in that regard as Well,a Dictator if he thinks he can Repeal Oromneycare.
We are so Screwed
Are you talking about this guy?
Yes, that Ron Johnson. Did you know he wrote the WSJ article posted at the link?
It’s not that he knew all along that costs would skyrocket, per se....
“A good job of destroying America.”
He’s an EXCELLENT destroyer, uh, driver, uh, destructor, uh he always gets his underwear at K-Mart and he watches that judge on TV, you know, the one he appointed, the People’s court of tyrannical injustice or whatever. He’s an EXCELLENT destroyer.