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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ridding the Country of the Obama Healthcare Plague Number One Republican Project

Ask yourself this question:
Do Republicans Have a Better Plan 
or is it the Same as when 
They Held Majorities in the years 2000 to 2006?

 Source: "As they campaign to recapture Congress, Republicans are vowing to repeal President Obama's new healthcare law and relieve Americans from rising insurance premiums and bigger government.
But some conservatives acknowledge that the healthcare program offered by party leaders is largely unchanged from the proposals the GOP pushed when it held majorities from 2000 to 2006. During that period, insurance premiums skyrocketed, businesses reduced benefits and the number of Americans without health insurance rose."
Be Careful of What You Wish For.... You Just May Get It! 

"One of our No. 1 priorities needs to be to preserve the good things we have now," said Rep. Wally Herger of Chico, who would chair the House Ways and Means health subcommittee if Republicans take the House.
But as costs continue to climb and the ranks of uninsured swell, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office last year estimated that the House Republican plan would leave 52 million people without insurance in 2019, compared with 50 million today.
"The problem is that if you want to insure more people, you have to put more money on the table," said Gail Wilensky, who ran the Medicare and Medicaid programs under President George H.W. Bush..."
Read more from the LA Times 

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