That’s a negative percent for every hundred pages of legislation they passed attempting to stop this from happening!
“The Kaiser survey’s researchers estimated that only around 1.5 percentage points of the 9 percent increase was tied to provisions of the federal health care overhaul, which mandated changes to plans, including the addition of children up to the age of 26 to their parents’ plans and an end to out-of-pocket costs for certain preventive-care benefits,” writes The Journal.”
Yes, only one percent of the rise was directly due to Obamacare, but every ounce of it was in spite of Obamacare.
Also, like most of Obombercare isn’t in place yet? no one knows anything.
So muppetface or whatever your name is, you’re implying that the 9% increase in healthcare premiums is somehow worse than the double-digit percentage increases they usually have? That’s a fascinating, if ultimately stupid, argument.
“Has anybody been watching the debates lately? You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change. It’s true. You’ve got audiences cheering at the prospect of somebody dying because they don’t have healthcare and booing a service member in Iraq because they’re gay. That’s not reflective of who we are.”—President Barack Obama • tugging on some low-hanging fruit from the GOP debates. Good timing, bro. (via zainyk)
I didn’t even realize, I haven’t been watching for numerous reasons. But my mom texted me a couple weeks ago about them so I’ve been following a bit more closely. They play Milwaukee first round, should be a good series.
Err okay but what’s the alternative? They could be there with Windows computers, an even larger company than Apple. Or with no computers, and then not be able to spread the word about the protests because the media won’t cover them. So what it is you’re really trying to say here?
It was so loud and electric at Miller Park tonight. I’ll admit, Matt, for a moment there I kinda wished we could have changed places… I just know how much more this means to you. I was celebrating for you, though, screaming and hands in the air and…
My hometown D-Backs clinched the NL West, too. Shaping up to be an interesting postseason.