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Health Premiums Up $3,000;
Obama Vowed $2,500 Cut

Investor's Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 9/25/2012 6:59:21 AM

During his first run for president, Barack Obama made one very specific promise to voters: He would cut health insurance premiums for families by $2,500, and do so in his first term. But it turns out that family premiums have increased by more than $3,000 since Obama's vow, according to the latest annual Kaiser Family Foundation employee health benefits survey. [snip] And ObamaCare will continue to fuel health premium inflation.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: planetgeo, 9/25/2012 7:05:52 AM     (No. 8888090)

Obama's worst nightmare (Math) strikes again. Dang. Why can't you run government based on Social Studies? And besides, who the heck ever remembers the difference between those debit and credit thingys?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Judith, 9/25/2012 7:16:55 AM     (No. 8888104)

My husband and I are now paying almost $400 a month for medications we were on 4 years ago and did NOT pay that amount for. And this is with a private insurance company. Perhaps the dems plan for us over-60's to just die is the right way to go. We certainly can't afford to live in their world.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: saryden, 9/25/2012 7:24:00 AM     (No. 8888113)

Healthcare costs aren't all that are in Obamacare. There are aggressions coming most people are unaware of -- like the tax on selling a home that comes Jan, 2013.. govt access to your bank account to force the payments for govt healthcare.. rationing of treatment for elderly..
As former Dem Senator Zell Miller said, "I could go ohn and ohn" about the Bad People that got into the basement of the Democrat Party and won't go away.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 9/25/2012 8:08:43 AM     (No. 8888177)

A urinalysis of whatever vows spew out of this presidents mouth will show they are high in sugar content but otherwise useless, just part of the act.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nimby, 9/25/2012 8:43:21 AM     (No. 8888250)

Where are Romney's ads on this?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 9/25/2012 8:44:15 AM     (No. 8888252)

Add this to the broken vow to reduce the national debt by 50% by the end of his first term. Instead, obama RAISED the debt 50%. Like poster above said - it's simple arithmetic. No nuance. Just arithmetic.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: grayjay, 9/25/2012 9:04:10 AM     (No. 8888295)

And yet some of the polls show Obama pulling away. Are we a nation of idiots?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 9/25/2012 9:40:19 AM     (No. 8888415)

At church council last night it was announced the health insurance premiums for our church's employees were going up 14% next year. It was all I could do to keep myself from shouting out "Thanks, Obama!"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 9/25/2012 9:51:47 AM     (No. 8888448)

Obama leaves chaos on whatever he touches.
But, Obamacare is 2000 unread pages worse.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/25/2012 9:54:20 AM     (No. 8888456)

Nothing is ever going to cost less under Obama. He and Bernanke are printing money all out. The Iranian counterfeiters cannot match them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 9/25/2012 10:32:13 AM     (No. 8888556)

I thought I had it bad enough that my premiums have gone up by almost 1400. And yes, my deductibles are up as well.

It is the ultimate in either stupidity or deceit to say that a 2000+ page bill out of congress will make anything less expensive or more efficient. It just does not happen.

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