Flash: Obamacare Dangerous to Health of Poor
By Clark S. Judge: managing director, White House Writers Group, Inc.; chairman, Pacific Research Institute
Well, Halleluiah. The Obamacare website is up and running.
Of course, at only half a million applications processed so far… and accounting for the ones that the system garbled or couldn’t verify or seems to have lost… and anticipating the tens of millions of Americans predicted to lose coverage once the employer mandate kicks in and it turns out to be simpler and cheaper for companies to send workers to the government’s back-up plan (the one paid for by the so-called “fine” that Chief Justice John Roberts correctly identified as a “tax”) than to navigate the troubled waters of Obamacare’s rules and costs… America should achieve the fervently promised universal coverage by — Oh, I don’t know — how about sometime in the next decade. Maybe.
I guess that’s what you call close enough for government work.
To think of it. A scant two months ago, 85 percent of the people in this happy republic had health insurance they liked, valued, and wanted to keep. Period. Now anger, anxiety and disgust fill the land. Continue Reading