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Report: Obamacare Triggering Double Digit Premium Increases

BEAGLEDAWG Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:04 AM
I am retired and my supplemental insurance was increased 20 percent. Can't afford much more of this. Obama our savior. Horse manure.
Drifter33 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:12 AM
Obama is a destroyer, plain & simple. His aim is to diminish our nation's strength--and he's doing it, right before our very eyes.

He doesn't care about your needs--he has an agenda to keep. I wish you well, but unfortunately I see even darker times ahead.

I was tempted to roll out one of our sarcastic "surprise" headlines for this post, but nothing about this law is surprising anymore.  Over and over again, conservatives' admonitions and predictions -- ranging from premium levels to cost curves to basic logistics -- have been vindicated by events.  We already knew that individual and family premiums were on the rise thanks to the president's signature law; the New York Times now reports that the government is forcing insurance companies to reach into citizens' pockets and extract up to hundreds of additional dollars per month for healthcare: