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A college has been forced to double the healthcare fees charged to its students, and lays the blame solely on Obamacare.

Finding out what’s in it: A college has been forced to double the healthcare fees it charges its students, and lays the blame solely on Obamacare.

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  • Of course, the college could just drop the health insurance requirement. I don’t understand what business colleges and universities have in requiring students to carry health insurance. The first time I went to school, no such requirement existed. The second time, there was such a requirement, but the cost was nominal (under $100 per term, if I recall correctly).

    The next step is entirely predictable. As Obamacare dramatically increases health insurance costs, more college students are going to complain. Legislators will feel the pressure to Do Something. Soon enough bills will be proposed that provide tax-funded subsidies, or require schools, to defray some or all of the health insurance costs for those attending post-secondary schools. Tuition will rise faster than it does now. Students will complain . . .

    The only consolation is that a large number of those affected are the the same people that supported Obama, and support single-payer health insurance. “The President and the Democratic leaders in Congress championed this bill and they said it was going to lower the cost of healthcare,” Johnson told Fox News Radio. “It’s not only raised my cost, it doubled the cost of my healthcare.” Kid, a lot of people tried to tell you that three years ago.

  • JGL

    You do understand that the woman that uttered those now famous words ” you have to pass the bill before you can know whats in it”

    is under the impression that she is and has been doing the best work of her life.

    What a head, what a legacy, WHAT A DISGRACE!

  • John M. Egan

    Of course we were lied to…how could you trust these politicians who didn’t want this Obamacare for themselves. They are truly repugnant!

  • wodun

    It’s ok we will just control health care costs by increasing the money students get in student loans…

  • wodun

    Except the Democrats will find some way to blame the problems with their program on the Republicans.

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