McConnell: Worst Fears Coming True on Obamacare

Discussion in 'Politics' started by wjk, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. wjk


    ...“Then-Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi famously said we needed to pass the bill to learn what was in it,” he added, referring to the California Democrat. "Well, nearly three years and thousands of pages of regulations later, we’ve learned a lot about Obamacare. It looks like our worst fears are coming true...

    McConnell cited reports by the Congressional Budget Office saying that Obamacare would raise federal health spending and subsidies by nearly $600 billion and would increase premiums by $2,100 per family...

    ...“This is a time in their lives when every dollar counts. Yet, three years after Obamacare’s passage, experts say that premiums for healthy young people could rise by 169 percent...

    ...“Part of the reason costs are set to increase so dramatically is because Obamacare levies so many new taxes and fees. But that’s only half the story. It’s also because the law imposes so many onerous regulations.”

    He noted that the Obamacare owner’s manual contained nearly 20,000 pages...

    I remember Nancy saying it was their gift to us. Trojan Horse comes to mind.
  2. Lucrum


    Ah the gift that keeps on giving.
  3. pspr


    Year after year as we get poorer and poorer. I would have much rather been enrolled in a jelly of the month club.
  4. Instead, we've been collectivelly enrolled in a "petroleum jelly" of the month club.