Sunday, August 6, 2017

We Need To Break The Law To Make Obamacare Too Big To Fail

STEALTH SINGLE-PAYER: We Need To Break The Law To Make Obamacare Too Big To Fail.
On Monday, a bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus in the House released their list of “solutions” regarding Obamacare. Developed over the past several months, the list can easily be summed up in a single phrase: Single payer.
The lawmakers didn’t come out and say as much, of course, but that would be the net result. In funding more bailout spending for insurers, the proposal clearly states that Obamacare is “too big to fail”—that no amount of taxpayer funding is too great to keep insurers offering coverage on the health exchanges. Enacting that government backstop would create a de facto single-payer health-care system—only with many more well-priced insurer lobbyists around to demand more crony capitalist payments from government to their industry.
Read the whole thing, but the short version is that the Democrats thoroughly screwed us in 2010, and the Republicans are too cowardly to unscrew us is 2017.

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