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Obamacare: ‘Train Wreck’ In Ohio

Posted by Larry Doyle on June 11th, 2013 1:12 PM |

Your healthcare premiums were going to go down under Obamacare, right? Not so fast.

The benefits will far outweigh the costs, correct? Well, let’s navigate to America’s heartland and pose that question to the citizens of Ohio who will be picking up the tab. Might some — perhaps many — individuals who delivered the state for the President care to reconsider?

Recent news emanating from the Buckeye state would seem to indicate that when it comes to healthcare, the only thing that will be declining are the savings accounts of a lot of individuals. (more…)

Health Care Premiums: Bend Over ‘n Brace Yourself

Posted by Larry Doyle on March 22nd, 2013 8:04 AM |

I guess we might soon expect Ben Bernanke and his pals at the Federal Reserve to discount the cost of health care from the core rate of inflation. I mean the cost of health care is not truly indicative of what it costs to run a family now, is it?

For those not aware, food and energy costs are not incorporated in determining the core rate of inflation. If the Fed discounted the costs of all goods and services, we might just be able to generate a report that reflects stable prices.

Pardon my sarcastic cynicism, but it is hard to restrain myself upon reading a lead story in this morning’s Wall Street Journal that should be entitled, Health Care Premiums: Bend Over ‘n Brace Yourself.  Let’s navigate as the WSJ writes . . . (more…)






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