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I am really trying to understand Obamacare and hope some of the liberal supporters can help me.
Democrats, with no Republican support, pass a law transforming about 20 percent of our economy.
The law is so long and complex they, admittedly, don't know what is in it.
To garner the necessary votes, they financially "balanced" the program using 10 years of revenue against eight years of payouts close enough since the friends of Obama got special deals and/or were given exemptions.
Despite three years, the unlimited resources of the feds and a Web trail blazed by successful entrepreneurs around the world, the website won't work.
The success of the program rides on young, healthy people purchasing insurance they don't need (like maternity care for 28-year-old guys).
These are the same people who couldn't afford college, pay back student loans or find jobs when they finish their education. And, according to Sandra Fluke (Democratic convention star), can't even afford condoms and birth control pills.
Failure of these folks to sign up, since they subsidize the sick, uninsured people, will start what Obamacare architects call the "death spiral."
Cost projections are now more than double original estimates.
The roughly 45 million uninsured people were so desperate that how many signed up? So far, 100,000. In the meantime, 4.2 million paying customers have lost their insurance.
Realizing that the cruel laws of economics apply even to Obama, liberals now want to blame Republicans who don't want to "fix" it.
It's like a 5-year-old stealing the family wagon, obliviously driving it toward the cliff and complaining because mom and dad won't help him step on the gas.
Sleep well, though. These are the same folks counting votes in Fairfax and Richmond. Oh wait