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Huge Obamacare Price Increases Looming (RATS knew all about it)
Power Line ^ | 3/13/13 | John Hinderaker

Posted on 03/19/2013 5:50:52 PM PDT by Libloather

The Democrats knew what they were doing when they deferred the implementation of most provisions of Obamacare until after the 2012 election. What is surprising, really, is that Obamacare has been so unpopular, given that most of its baleful effects have not yet been felt. But it won’t be long now. The Associated Press reports that health insurers are warning of massive price increases beginning next year:

Some Americans could see their insurance bills double next year as the health care overhaul law expands coverage to millions of people.

(Excerpt) Read more at powerlineblog.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; bhohealthcare; commiecare; democrats; healthcare; looming; nodemocrats2014; obama; obamacare; prices; socialisthealthcare
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This one is all Hussein's baby, so to speak.
1 posted on 03/19/2013 5:50:52 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Just in time for the 2014 elections.

No Democrat should be re-elected since every last Dem in Congress and in the Senate voted for this disaster. Whining about not being able to afford this monstrosity does no good if you are stupid enough to vote for the instigators again.


2 posted on 03/19/2013 5:54:02 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Libloather

Just in time for 2014 elections.

2010 redux?


3 posted on 03/19/2013 5:54:51 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: Libloather

This makes no sense. Why would covering more procedures for more people and allowing people to sign up only once they need the insurance raise prices? Perhaps we should extend the coverage for illegals and advertise that coverage in Mexico - then ObamaCare really would control costs.


4 posted on 03/19/2013 5:55:54 PM PDT by Pollster1
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To: Libloather

So, what’s the problem?
The insurance companies will get out of the business, and we can have 100% British style national health care.


5 posted on 03/19/2013 5:56:43 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: Libloather

6 posted on 03/19/2013 5:57:34 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: Libloather

Obama will blame the insurance rate hikes on sequestration. MSM will back him up. And the fools who voted for Obama will believe it.


7 posted on 03/19/2013 5:59:05 PM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: Libloather

I want those on Medicare and all govt workers to get a big, big increase as well....if we mere workers have to pay, I want them to pay as well...


8 posted on 03/19/2013 5:59:16 PM PDT by cherry
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To: txrefugee
Whining about not being able to afford this monstrosity does no good if you are stupid enough to vote for the instigators again.

My wife works at a supermarket and talks to lots of people. The older folks hate Obama and Obamacare. The young people generally don't know what's going on, or are the usual useful idiots. And sadly, there are many middle-aged people who are oblivious as well.

Yesterday, one asked her, "What's so bad about Obamacare?" She simply had no idea.

Is there any excuse for such ignorance? I can't imagine that these people will ever get it.

9 posted on 03/19/2013 5:59:31 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Libloather

The executive branch is exempt from Obamacare.


10 posted on 03/19/2013 6:00:13 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: oldbill

GB has a ‘two teir’ system, but to buy insurance is very expensive.


11 posted on 03/19/2013 6:01:35 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: kevao
Obama will blame the insurance rate hikes on sequestration. MSM will back him up. And the fools who voted for Obama will believe it.

He'll blame it on the evil, greedy insurance companies, who all suddenly conspired to raise rates, to make a black president look bad.

12 posted on 03/19/2013 6:01:49 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: Libloather

Pelosi: “We have to pass it to see what’s in it.”


13 posted on 03/19/2013 6:04:00 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: kevao

and there’s only one “fair and reasonable” solution to this mess....wait for it... SINGLE PAYER (actually about 50% of 300million payers)


14 posted on 03/19/2013 6:05:59 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

After millions of Americans find out what the Commiecrats have done to them with Obamacide, I believe they will be wiped out for a generation.


15 posted on 03/19/2013 6:06:06 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Libloather

Obamacrap!


16 posted on 03/19/2013 6:09:16 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: oldbill
The insurance companies will get out of the business, and we can have 100% British style national health care.

Just what they want.

17 posted on 03/19/2013 6:13:43 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Libloather

Screw these rat batard democrats! f’ em!


18 posted on 03/19/2013 6:14:26 PM PDT by Route395
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To: CMailBag
Sounds like a wet dream to me.
19 posted on 03/19/2013 6:15:14 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Libloather

To hell with these damn democrats!


20 posted on 03/19/2013 6:17:42 PM PDT by Route395
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To: Libloather

This should disqualify all Democrats running in the 2014 elections. It should be a blood bath.


21 posted on 03/19/2013 6:18:02 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Libloather

There should be a mass revolt by state and local governments and individuals to completely stop this travesty in its tracks. Just don’t comply with any of the Obamacare edicts.


22 posted on 03/19/2013 6:25:03 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: CMailBag
After millions of Americans find out what the Commiecrats have done to them with Obamacide, I believe they will be wiped out for a generation.

They will be told that it is the fault of evil greedy white male Republican fat cat insurance companies, and the Republicans will cower and utter nary a peep.

Business as usual.

23 posted on 03/19/2013 6:25:31 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?)
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To: OrioleFan

It was “passed”, now FLUSH IT!!!


24 posted on 03/19/2013 6:26:23 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: cherry

The gov’t workers that are unionized have cadilac plans and pay little out of their own pocket if any. The taxpayers pay the rest.


25 posted on 03/19/2013 6:34:19 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Libloather.


26 posted on 03/19/2013 6:34:21 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: jonrick46

Good news if true. Boner, McConnell and their merry men will do nothing about Obamacare because they are too busy trying to figure out how to take our guns, get rid of the need for voter fraud by adding 20 million new citizens to the Democrat voter roles, recognize men as the new wife and mother and women as the new husband and father, and shred the rest of our Constitution before the elections.


27 posted on 03/19/2013 6:36:36 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Libloather

The Democrats and their lapdogs in much of the media will probably try to blame this on republicans.

Never-forget they are pathologically incapable of accepting responsibility for their own actions no matter how insane the other explication is.


28 posted on 03/19/2013 6:37:49 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Libloather

Why,oh why,should all of us be punished with Hussein’s baby?


29 posted on 03/19/2013 6:42:03 PM PDT by cotton
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To: cherry
I'm curious as to why you want those on Medicare to “pay for it” again.

They already DID pay for “it”.
Some would say they invested wisely, albeit forcibly, via weekly payroll deductions throughout their entire working lives.
I did.I even have all my W2s before and after the Feds split their “take” from SSAN into two parts.

Are you confusing Medicaid with Medicare?

That's OK. Lots of ignorant people do that.
That doesn't mean I think you are stupid, I just know you are horribly ignorant.

Medicare is supposed to pay for elderly health care expenses, via the taxes from years of prepaid workers premiums.

Medicaid is an unfunded federal program, that drains the “funds” of all past, current and future Medicare payers, for political reasons.

All the greedy old people who have pre-paid their medical expenses via taxes for several decades, must now step aside, because the feds spent the money on other people?

Lay down the pipe, and stop smoking whatever it is you use to alter physical reality!

30 posted on 03/19/2013 6:44:06 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: Libloather
That reminds me.. Nancy Pelosi committed obstruction and fraud by FALSIFYING the true cost of 0bamacare and withholding a 'true cost' report from the CBO in order to ensure it's passage in Congress.

Pelosi falsified data and essentially LIED to Congress to get 0bamacare passed. May she ROT in hell and when she finally does leave this world may her children and grandchildren get ROTTEN health care for the rest of their lives.

And may everyone in the mainstream news media get misdiagnosis, wrong medications, bad surgeries and denied care for their complicity in 0bamacare's passage!

31 posted on 03/19/2013 6:46:29 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: sarasmom

I understand your thinking, and have 40+ years of contributions myself, but the typical Medicare recipient receives about $4 in service for each dollar put in.

It’s truly an unsustainable Ponzi scheme.


32 posted on 03/19/2013 6:49:50 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
The insurance companies will get out of the business, and we can have 100% British style national health care.

Yeah....and Google: Liverpool Pathway Controversy" to get an idea of how it works (or not)

Anyway ...because mooslims are exempt, Obamacare is like a tax on the non - mooslim population.

33 posted on 03/19/2013 7:02:20 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: nascarnation

Really?

Would the cost be 4/1 if there was no Medicaid?

I’m sick of people who decide it’s suddenly perfectly fine to raid the accounts of those who paid, for those who don’t.


34 posted on 03/19/2013 7:08:54 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: Libloather

Impeachment File on B. Hussein Obama.


35 posted on 03/19/2013 7:27:36 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Libloather

bump


36 posted on 03/19/2013 7:42:36 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: Pollster1

>>This makes no sense

It makes diabolical sense if the objective is to thin the herd.

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=excess+human+production+marx


37 posted on 03/19/2013 8:07:51 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: jonrick46

“This should disqualify all Democrats running in the 2014 elections. It should be a blood bath.”

It should, but the Republicans are disqualifying themselves with their cave in on amnesty for illegals.

For the 2014 and 2016 elections, just stay home and enjoy the day. It no longer matters who’s in charge.


38 posted on 03/19/2013 8:19:41 PM PDT by oldbill
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To: nascarnation
typical Medicare recipient receives about $4 in service for each dollar put in

I suspect that figure will go up in the near future NOT because of the elderly Medicare recipients, but rather those who have flooded the social security disability plan when they could not find a job and their unemployment ran out. They are eligible for medicare after 2 years.

You do realize that medicare part B is subtracted from the retiree's social security check (about $110 monthly now) and we also pay for supplemental plans.

To date, Medicare has paid for one pneumonia shot and three flu shots for me. Total expenditures.

39 posted on 03/19/2013 8:20:03 PM PDT by Abby4116
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To: sarasmom

Amen


40 posted on 03/19/2013 8:29:58 PM PDT by ldish (Give me Freedom and Liberty or let's kick some a**!)
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To: cherry
Those drawing on Medicare in their senior years paid into the funding pot for decades (in my case since 1965). If the amount paid into the plan was insufficient then the Government corruptocrats have been lying to us - surprise surprise. The doctors are soon going to refuse all Medicare patients once the “Doc Fix” is allowed to go into effect - it gets a reprieve annually from the Congress because the politicians know what the result would be if they allow it to go into effect.

This District of Corruption Government is so corrupt and deceitful there are no words in the English dictionary to describe it. Since you are still working, you have every right to be upset - vote them all out. Institute term limits. Cut off the Seniors who have been forced to pay into Medicare for decades and I can guarantee you what will transpire, use your imagination.

Obamacare was sold to you with even more lies, 2,300 pages that no one read and was jammed down our throats. The Senate had to change it's rules to stop the 41st vote from Scott Brown. Piglosi told Congress they have to vote for it to see what was in it. Obama TOOK one half TRILLION out of Medicare to keep his Obamacare estimated costs below 1 TRILLION which is what he sold the nation on. Latest estimate are over $6 TRILLION and rising every time it hits the news.

New requirements are being written weekly by Sect of HHS, since the Congress gave the law writing authority to Obama. GOOD GOD, you want Medicare recipients to pay like you have to pay? ALTHOUGH I DO NOT KNOW YOUR AGE, I CAN GAURENTEE YOU MEDICARE WILL NOT BE THERE WHEN YOU RETIRE. I doubt the USA can exist in it's current form more than four more years - the markets will tell us when it is over - but it will be so sudden that it will make 1929 look like getting ready for a Sunday picnic. Count on it.
41 posted on 03/19/2013 8:45:45 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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Pelosi: “We have to pass it to see what’s in it.”

...Just like any old turd.

42 posted on 03/19/2013 9:41:58 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: sarasmom; All

You have no Medicaid or Medicare account.

Period.

The moneys you paid in went either directly to then-current recipients or into the general fund (where it was spent) via a purchase of a special Treasury bond from the Treasury.

The only things guaranteeing your Medicare/Medicaid benefits are:
a) the government’s willingness to raise taxes, borrow money, print money, or reduce benefits; and
b) the public’s willingness to put up with any of that

The people you should be sick of are those politicians who used these Ponzi schemes to play you for a sucker to get re-elected.

YMMV


43 posted on 03/19/2013 9:53:18 PM PDT by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the party of Amnesty, Abortion, and Adolescence)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Believe me, those who do understand it want single payer.


44 posted on 03/19/2013 10:17:33 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

“The older folks hate Obama and Obamacare”

That’s because we still remember what it used to be like to live in a free country. No more. The USA is now thoroughly a fascist state through and through. I see it in operation every day, and at a personal level, via its impact on me, my friends, and my family.


45 posted on 03/19/2013 10:24:26 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: FreedomStar3028

Yup. Thank God.


46 posted on 03/19/2013 10:29:25 PM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: catnipman

Pikes...heads on pikes.


47 posted on 03/19/2013 10:37:23 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: catnipman
That’s because we still remember what it used to be like to live in a free country. No more.

Doesn't seem that long ago that the wall came down, and it was "The End of History." The GOPe set us up for this with Bush and a dem-lite congress, and then we got the knockout punch with the election of a dedicated Marxist.

48 posted on 03/20/2013 3:38:45 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: cherry

Pay attention. The cost of Medicare is also going to rise. Problem is, your coverage will be also be paid off the backs of seniors who will have their treatments cut.

Do you FEEL better now?


49 posted on 03/20/2013 3:53:54 AM PDT by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Libloather
Just as planned! Now you will want government-provided, single-payer health care. Everyone should read below the headlines on what is happening in the UK Nation Health Service. Stakhanovite 'targets' have led to MURDER of ageing patients (read up on 'The Liverpool Care Pathway' scandals), manipulation of reporting statistics, denial of care, and a general lowering of standards such as nurses and doctors who cannot speak English. And don't believe the stories that it has all stopped now it has been exposed. The manager of THE worst hospital, identified by a government report, has been promoted to run the whole NHS!
50 posted on 03/20/2013 3:54:36 AM PDT by Richard Brandon Abroad (Hey people, it's different over here. Different people, money ... and news.)
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