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ObamaCare Disaster
in California

Canada Free Press, by Arnold Ahlert

Original Article

Posted By:SpeedMaster, 8/1/2014 9:11:50 AM

California’s experience with ObamaCare portends a dubious future for the nation. “The rate increase from 2013 to 2014, on average, was significantly higher than rate increases in the past,” said Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones at a news conference Tuesday. Jones admitted that Californians endured premium rate increases ranging from 22 percent to 88 percent from last year to this year. “The rate increase from 2013 to 2014, on average, was significantly higher than rate increases in the past,” Jones added. Unsurprisingly, younger Californians bore the brunt. Jones cites one region of Los Angeles County, where people age 25 paid 52

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All that Mr. Ahlert stated in the article was predicted and scoffed at by the dems.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/1/2014 9:19:44 AM     (No. 9949149)

Solidly Blue State, Enjoy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 8/1/2014 9:28:05 AM     (No. 9949169)

Yeah - - that´s the answer!

Let the gummamint tell the greedy insurance companies what they can charge. Make them charge $2,500 less than before. Make them live up to the hope and change of 0bamacare.

Put them all out of business! Let the gummamint give free healthcare to the people! Socialism rules!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/1/2014 9:48:31 AM     (No. 9949206)

and the California dimwits will still come out in droves to vote for their socialist overlords

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 8/1/2014 10:05:05 AM     (No. 9949236)

Could not happen to a better state.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwa, 8/1/2014 11:00:28 AM     (No. 9949321)

Agree with previous posters -- I´m happy Californians are being hit hard -- they are a prime reason that Obama is in office and the idiots would vote for him again. They deserve this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Hammock, 8/1/2014 11:51:00 AM     (No. 9949414)

More posturing from those who think it´s fine to demonize conservative Californians.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: craige, 8/1/2014 11:59:51 AM     (No. 9949430)

Small practitioners are on the way out. Hoepfully, hospitals will employ them, or other large organizations.

Interestingly, Congress only has the power to regulate intERstate commerce. Health insurance and medical practitioners are intRAstate.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: privateer, 8/1/2014 5:53:34 PM     (No. 9949827)

FTA: "That would be the same Mary Landrieu who cast the deciding vote for ObamaCare and claimed that predictions of higher costs were a “pathetic lie” in a 2009 speech on the Senate floor prior to the bill’s passage." When next she runs, play video of that speech, and overlay with: It´s time to retire this pathetic liar!

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