During his first run for president, Barack Obama made one very specific promise to voters: He would cut health insurance premiums for families by $2,500, and do so in his first term.
But it turns out that family premiums have increased by more than $3,000 since Obama's vow, according to the latest annual Kaiser Family Foundation employee health benefits survey.
Premiums for employer-provided family coverage rose $3,065 — 24% — from 2008 to 2012, the Kaiser survey found. Even if you start counting in 2009, premiums have climbed $2,370.
What's more, premiums climbed faster in Obama's four years than they did in the previous four under President Bush, the survey data show.
Another O'GreatOne "Shovel Ready" Promise
You silly, silly man, who has raised the premiums could it be the Wellpoint, Humana, Aetna and other insurance companies that are really looking after you interests. Ha! ha! ha!
Idiot cauld. So,you expect the insurance Cos. to lose money because of some idiotic new mandated Obama regulation? Go back to econ 101!