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Report: Obamacare Triggering Double Digit Premium Increases

soapyjeans Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 1:16 AM
Well that should make the dems happy since increased insurance premiums is guaranteed to slash those able to afford the increase thus ushering in "government health care", one payer system (socialism 101)! Its what they wanted all along.

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:
 

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