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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:42 PM
Didn't the messiah promise that healthcare costs would come down? Didn't he say that if "you like your doctor, you can keep him?" Didn't he say that we could stay with our insurance company.... well he said that on the campaign trail, but that was after he was caught on video several years ago stating that he prefers a single payer system....which was always his intention. Obama has told more whoppers than any president I can remember....

Behold, the projected consequences of four more years.  Philip Klein surveys the wreckage described in the latest comprehensive budget report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (most of these estimates assume an unrealistic "baseline" in which the "doc fix" doesn't happen and various unpopular cuts to Medicare actually go into effect):