Skip to comments.Why the new CBO report on Obamacare is good news
Posted on 02/05/2014 6:04:56 AM PST by Sir Napsalot
The Congressional Budget Office is out with its latest report on the Affordable Care Act, and here are a few bottom lines:
The ACA is cheaper than it expected.
It will "markedly increase" the number of Americans with health insurance.
The risk-adjustment provisions, which Congressional Republicans want to overturn as a "bailout" of the insurance industry, will actually turn a profit to the U.S. Treasury.
Given all this, why are the first news headlines on the CBO report depicting it as calling Obamacare a job killer?
(snip) ..... it's important to examine what the CBO actually says about the ACA's impact on the labor market.
The CBO projects that the act will reduce the supply of labor, not the availability of jobs. There's a big difference. In fact, it suggests that aggregate demand for labor (that is, the number of jobs) will increase, not decrease; but that many workers or would-be workers will be prompted by the ACA to leave the labor force, many of them voluntarily.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
The Left is totally committed to make the case Obamacare is good for America, and by Golie! YOU WILL LOVE IT TOO (OTHERWISE!)
Did they legalize pot in LA?
The talking points are out and they are selling it with everything they have. But there is no way in God’s green earth they’re going to make this smell any better than the load of steaming horsecrap it is.
Liberal desperation. Socialism ALWAYS fails.
Legalize, Hell! To sell this, they are going to have to made pot consumption mandatory.
The LA view of everything liberal...
there ya go, from work to welfare.
as LA times and Obama admin says this is great news.
Forgot the MEGA Barf alert.
I checked twice to make sure this wasn’t a satire piece! These people live in some bizarre alternate reality.
Lazy Michael Hiltzik just transposed yesterday’s White House talking points into this sham of an article. His editors must be real proud of him.
Up is down.
Bad is good.
owebama is the smartest man who ever lived.
Libtards are delusional.
Let’s not forget that the CBO is still garbage-in garbage-out.
Congress presents the scenario and parameters that the CBO must use, e.g.:
How much energy will be generated after we pass a law mandating that 10,000 unicorns appear and start shooting 500 gigawatt rainbows out of their butts?
- Presume 95% compliance with the law.
- Presume 80% campture of released energy
LOL! You’re right. I don’t know where some of these low information types get their low information.
It’s the liberal playbook. The midterms are coming. By summer, obamacare will be the greatest gift anyone has ever given the American people. Any shortcomings will be blamed on Republicans.
And the public will believe it.
Pot is legal in North Korea, if that tells you anything. Have to keep the masses compliant and dumb somehow.
"Weakness is strength"
Your favorite Orwellian quote here.
Lord, and you wonder why California is such a mess with screwed up logic like that. No shock it came from the LA Times, the west coast anchor of the Democratic Party’s media conglomerate.
LOL! Wanna bet she don’t look like that today? In any case, now that the cbo (constant bs office)report is out, I’ve changed my mind and am encouraging everyone to sign up as soon as they possibly can. NOT!!!! Sadly, there’s lots of gullible folks who will buy this BS. “If you like my lies, you can keep my lies. Period.” Sometimes I just gotta grit my teeth.
Yup! The Soviets had their vodka. The people in this country are going to have their marijuana. It’s the only way to make communism work. Keep ‘em high!
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