It would be a supreme irony if the free market, through “direct pay”, resulted in the ending of Obamacare.
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Boehner has surrendered.
We are not Belgium. That’s unfortunate, for when the federal government runs out of money and credibility, it will mightily impact most of its citizens negatively.
He may be the senior editor at The Atlantic but Thompson is way out of his league here.
These delays are not fatal to Obamacare but show clearly the problems associated with any government program trying to take the place of millions of private decisions citizens would otherwise make on their own regarding their health care.
These are government numbers for government purposes and have no semblance to reality.
This whole fraud is imploding.
The bias by the CBO is breathtaking. I would expect Schumer to exult, but Rubio?
The last refuge of a scoundrel is the ad hominem attack. Munnell goes one better: she changes the parameters of the conversation to her advantage, and then belittles her critic.
By failing to include in its analysis anything to do with the massive unfunded liabilities the government faces, S&P’s announcement becomes totally useless and counterproductive. By failing to inform, it becomes a party to the crime.