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Mike Adams ~ Betrayed: Democrats Now Admit They Knew All Along That Millions Would Lose Their Existing Health Plans

NaturalNews  October 30 3013

The degree of betrayal found in the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is finally coming to the surface… and it’s intense. As a top Democrat admitted today, the Democrats knew all along that Obamacare would cause millions to lose health care coverage. Yet they continued to promote it with premeditated lies such as, “You can keep your current health plan if you like it” and “your health insurance costs will be lower than a phone bill.”

“We knew that there would be some policies that would not qualify and therefore people would [lose their existing coverage],” said House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer in a NationalReview.com article.

National Review goes on to report this astonishing exchange:

Asked by another reporter how repeated statements by Obama to the contrary weren’t “misleading,” Hoyer said “I don’t think the message was wrong. I think the message was accurate. It was not precise enough…[it] should have been caveated with — ‘assuming you have a policy that in fact does do what the bill is designed to do.'”

In other words, lying to the public is not “wrong.” It’s accurate but not precise!

This is how Democrats think, of course: lie to the public to gain their contrived support, and then when things go wrong, shove a gun in everyone’s face to force them to comply with their Big Government mandates. That’s the entire plan of Obamacare and most socialists: obedience at gunpoint. Mao would have been proud to call Obamacare his own.

Obama administration also knew that “millions could not keep their health insurance

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Bob Adelman ~ CBO Director: U.S. Is Headed For The Cliff

The New American | June 7 2012

Doug Elmendorf

Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf testified on Wednesday before the House Budget Committee about the federal government’s “Long Term Budget Outlook.” His office just released its latest study which showed two scenarios: one bad, the other worse.

Said Elmendorf:

It is not possible to keep taxes at their [present level] and keep the laws unchanged for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid…

It is possible to keep taxes at their [present level] but only by making substantial cuts…in [those] large entitlement programs…

Alternatively, it is possible to keep…[those] large entitlement programs unchanged but only by raising taxes substantially on a broad group of Americans…

Even if spending on…other programs [outside the entitlement programs] fell to a smaller share of GDP than we’ve seen at any point since World War II, debt would still be on an unsustainable upward trajectory…

That’s what is facing Congress as 34 Senators and 435 members of the House are deep into their reelection campaigns. And all that Congress is likely to do is use Elmendorf’s comments and his office’s analysis as fodder for their constituents to help them keep their jobs.

A spokesman for likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said, “Today’s CBO report confirms that President Obama has placed us on a path to fiscal ruin.” President Obama said that it’s President Bush’s fault, since he signed into law those “Bush tax cuts” that resulted in the $15.7-trillion deficit.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan echoed Romney: “Today’s CBO report on the deteriorating fiscal situation underscores the obvious: the president’s policies are not working.” He added:

Repeating Europe’s mistakes, the president’s policies call for job-crushing tax increases and harsh disruptions for beneficiaries of government programs as the debt spirals out of control…

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