Witch Doctor Obama’s Health Insurance Math Scam Vote

Update: CNN pretends to discover the Hillary that we know:



Hillary is no witch-doctor.
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Want to know how big a math scam the Obama health insurance scam is? Politico wrote about the big “math” scam but buried the big news in a long article filled with bad news. Here is the key paragraph of the Politico article which is buried in the 21st and 22nd paragraphs of a 23 paragraph article.

These, in fact, may be the most suspect part of the whole math exercise. For the first 10 years, CBO credits the Senate bill with reducing the deficit by $130 billion, but over half of this is because of added premiums collected from a new voluntary program for long-term-care insurance.

The “savings” of $72 billion will be short lived, since the money is being collected in anticipation of future payments to provide the promised care.

Add to this bill the Medicare fix for doctors of about $250 billion, the lag between collection of revenues and actual implementation in 2019, the looting of Medicare by at least $450 billion, and the looting of American families for the benefit of Big PhaRma and insurance companies by the Frank Nitti IRS enforcer and the Obama health insurance scam is a Chicago style mugging.

And remember this is no longer about health care, it is about health insurance and how to bring in more Americans into a bad system. The bad system is not targeted for “reform”. American taxpayers will be forced by Frank Nitti the IRS to tithe to the temples of crime for little to no benefits.

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Tonight’s vote and the votes this year, as we previously discussed is now beside the point. In another article Politico describes the puff of smoke which tonight’s vote to begin debate on the insurance scam represents:

In many ways, Saturday’s vote is the real kickoff to Campaign 2010 for the Senate. Republicans will begin sharpening their attacks into what will become familiar refrains over the next year should reform pass.

Jay Cost at RealClearPolitics is correct when yesterday he described tonight’s vote as an “anticlimax”.

Three big reasons:

(a) “Keep the Ball Rolling”. [snip]

(b) No Harm For Yea. [snip]

(c) Lots of Harm for Nay. [snip]

Final point. The fact that these Democratic moderates are actually spending time “pondering” whether to vote against starting debate is a sign that they are very skittish about this bill. My guess is that this deliberation is just a dog and pony show for the folks back home – what’s noteworthy is that these senators feel they must do this. The reason why is pretty clear. Take the nationwide net approval/disapproval of this bill, then subtract 10 to 20 points. That will put you in striking distance of what the voters in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Nebraska think of it. Then remember that Blanche Lincoln is up for reelection next year, Ben Nelson is up in three years, and Mary Landrieu has yet to develop much electoral security in her increasingly Republican state. She’s up in 2014 – and if Obama wins reelection, she would have to stand before the voters of Louisiana in one of the roughest macro environments around (incumbent party’s second midterm).

In the first Politico article we quoted from, the dog and pony math scam is outlined:

But just around the corner next month, Reid’s Democrats face immediate new challenges, including a $925 billion debt ceiling increase and a social safety net that’s unraveling even as unemployment has topped 10 percent.

Expanded federal jobless benefits — hastily authorized under the economic recovery bill last February — are due to expire in January and will cost $85 billion to renew for the coming year. And this says nothing about a backlog of year-end spending bills and President Barack Obama’s decision on the Afghanistan war, which threatens to eat up whatever savings are coming from the troop withdrawals from Iraq.

For the first time, Democrats are talking seriously about going back and rechanneling portions of their $787 billion stimulus bill to help jump-start job-creation initiatives — such as a long-delayed highway bill.

The Obama flim-flam scams are not yet at high tide. The devastating tsunami wave is merely gathering force:

By any measure, the numbers are staggering. The debt ceiling increase will bring the new limit to about $13 trillion, yet with unemployment at 10.2 percent, Democrats see no choice but to push ahead with jobless benefits. Down the road, the same math faces lawmakers as state governments prepare their 2011 budgets next summer and see a drop-off in the emergency funds — to help pay teachers or Medicaid bills — provided under the recovery bill last winter.

Hundreds of thousands of state government jobs face cutting next unless there is yet more federal largess, via China, drained to state governments to forestall even more unemployment:

The debate over highway funding illustrates this problem. Washington has its own set of fiscal problems given the drop in gas tax revenues for federal trust funds. But states are in such bad shape that many governors can’t make their 20 percent match to get the construction funds — and generate the jobs that Democrats need.

It’s the economy, but Obama is busy spending, spending, spending – without a coherent plan that considers all areas of the economy but instead focuses on sectors of the economy.

Democrats like us used to mock the Karl Rove electoral “math”. Now the Obama Dimocrats applaud the fraudulent math of Obamanomics. Obamanomics, to borrow from George H.W. Bush, is “voodoo economics”.

These, in fact, may be the most suspect part of the whole math exercise. For the first 10 years, CBO credits the Senate bill with reducing the deficit by $130 billion, but over half of this is because of added premiums collected from a new voluntary program for long-term-care insurance.

The “savings” of $72 billion will be short lived, since the money is being collected in anticipation of future payments to provide the promised care.

Exactly the kind of math that — after so many years — makes December such a challenge.

It’s “voodoo economics” from Obamathe Third George W. Bush Term.

Voodoo kills. Obama’s health insurance scam is authored by witch doctors. Voodoo kills.

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