An estimated $55 billion in Obamacare waste


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Finding out what’s in it: Since its signing Obamacare has caused the government and public to waste approximately $55 billion.

Though most of that number, $45 billion, is an estimate of the amount of money businesses and people have been forced to spend filling out Obamacare paperwork and thus somewhat guesswork, the remaining $10 billion is based on hard data and real waste, such as handing out almost a billion in improper subsidies or spending $2 billion to construct a website that did not work.

But who’s counting? It is more important that we can go to bed at night knowing that the Democrats care about us, and will try anything, even if it is insane or completely stupid, to make us feel better about ourselves.

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  • Rocco

    As much as I dislike the idea of voting for Trump over Clinton, and I don’t want either, I will still vote Trump. I know what Clinton is all about. The lying, cheating, stealing from the USA. The ignoring of the soldiers in Benghazi killed not to mention an Ambassador killed to cover up the smuggling of arms to the Al-Kita in Syria. This was all part of the US State Department containment policy. A complete failure. Clinton SUCKS. I VOTE TRUMP. How does all this tie into ObamaCare? It is the same old Political fraud going on and Obama is pat of that Fraud!

  • Edward

    Robert wrote: “It is more important that we can go to bed at night knowing that the Democrats care about us, and will try anything, even if it is insane or completely stupid, to make us feel better about ourselves.”

    With friends like those on my side, who needs enemies.

    I would sleep better at night if they would let me buy the more affordable health insurance that I had before they “fixed” what wasn’t broken. Now that it has been fixed, we can’t afford it anymore. And the “unintended” — though intentionally imposed — consequences are even worse than living without health insurance.

    I do not have words bad enough to express what I feel about Obamacare, although I could not use them here if I did.

    As for Trump, Rocco, he is no better. He would stick us with even worse: Canadacare. Trump thinks it works — he said so — but even the Canadian government admits that it works so badly that they allow the illegal private clinics to go into business. And it is a system that works so badly that it can literally cost you an arm or a leg:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2jijuj1ysw (20 minutes, but the lost leg is at 10:15, and the nurse recommending the private clinic is at 7:45)

  • If memory serves, one of the advantages touted for Obamacare was that it would reduce waste and fraud. We’re constantly told that Big Government will make us safer and happier. What happened?

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