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Elizabeth Warren’s Health Care Chimera

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Posted By: Garnet, 11/4/2019 5:18:54 AM

Economist Jonathan Gruber famously attributed the passage of Obamacare to “the stupidity of the American voter.” The MIT professor’s assessment of the electorate’s collective intelligence is clearly shared by Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren if she expects us to take her Medicare-for-All funding plan seriously. She wants us to believe that she can expand a program already verging on bankruptcy — Medicare for the elderly will go broke in 2026 according to the most recent Trustees report — to cover every American without raising middle class taxes. Not coincidentally, she enlisted one of Gruber’s Obamacare accomplices to cobble together a document supporting her absurd claims:

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici 11/4/2019 7:38:03 AM (No. 226582)
Unfortunately, I am not convinced that Elizabeth Warren is underestimating the intelligence of the American voters. I have an amazing number of friends on Facebook who are convinced that Medicare for All will provide them with the same, or better, coverage as they currently receive at a lower cost to themselves.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Strike3 11/4/2019 9:56:05 AM (No. 226749)
If Liawatha should somehow sieze the presidency based on her impossible, unaffordable and unicorn-level stupid plan she will then offer a scaled down, discounted by twenty trillion or so dollars plan and convince her little millenials that this is all we can afford "for now." Then it will take six years to implement and she will be retiring with presidential pension and honors based on what she has known all along is a big lie. The woman is a mediocre con artist who should have never risen above the level of art teacher if not for her 1/1024th part Native American ancestry..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W 11/4/2019 10:49:24 AM (No. 226817)
But I was told that Obamacare was going to solve all our health care problems and give us $2500 savings to boot. Were they lying to us? Is that possible?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 11/4/2019 12:40:55 PM (No. 226932)
If you thought unaffordable "Affordable Care" with three free doc visits per year, and then pay NOTHING until you hit the $5,000 deductible, and then pay 80% was bad, what is coming is worse. And it was since most folks never hit the $5,000 deductible, so they had three free doc visits per year, and that is IT for their "health care coverage". Fauxcahantas will entirely destroy the health care system, shut down whole swaths of it.
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