Kenneth Gough’s column (“ ‘Useful idiots’ will be made to pay for Obamacare”) in Sunday’s paper was highly successful in expressing a negative opinion about the Affordable Care Act, but failed completely to explain the reason.
Next year is an election year, with little chance of a big tax increase, or a government shutdown or debt crisis.
Republicans are doing their best to sabotage Obamacare, and ignore the poor people who would be helped.
Beginning in 2014, the IPAB will work independently of any congressional oversight to ensure that Medicare spending meets certain spending targets; and Medicare spends more than $450 billion a year.
Philip Klein Oregon, once touted as a model for President Obama's health care law, signed up just 44 people for insurance through November, despite spending more than $300 million on its state-based exchange.
They won't all disappear. Here's where the remaining ones will go.
Philip Klein Just 364,682 Americans picked a health insurance plan through President Obama’s health care program between the Oct. washingtonexaminer.com/blogs/beltway-confidential