My latest column is up at AND Magazine!
Here is an excerpt:
What will it take for the Left to finally acknowledge that the Affordable Care Act is a huge mess that should not be inflicted on the American people? Is there anything that will bring Democrats to acknowledge the reality of the damage that Obamacare is already doing to our nation? The answer seems to be an unequivocal “maybe.”
One of the saddest realities about Obamacare is that conservatives have been mostly right about the consequences of this plan – we have been called naysayers, racists, terrorists, jihadists, and worse, yet as time marches on it becomes more and more apparent that we were right all along.
The President and his various spokesholes, from Jay Carney to Kathleen Sebilius, keep on telling us that they “have a great product,” and that people will love it. The truth is, they only have a couple of “products,” and insurance ain’t one of them. They have their slew of regulations that are bogging down the health insurance industry and making policies more expensive across the board…or just pushing insurance companies to cancel non-compliant policies altogether. They have the federal and state-run exchanges, which amount to a government bureaucracy inefficiently funneling customers into overpriced policies sold by private insurers…so now, not only do people have to pay for the insurance companies’ massive bureaucracies, but a portion of their premiums can go to fund yet another inefficient, useless government bureaucracy, as well.
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