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  • senatorvitterindiapers senatorvitterindiapers Oct 19, 2013 10:01 AM Flag

    Hard times in Delusion City

    If you're thinking that by now surely the right's learned something from its shutdown debacle - not. Thus we have Heritage Foundation head Jim DeMint's WSJ piece explaining that opposing the America-destroying ObamaCare is "a reasonable and necessary fight" he will keep fighting, and Fox' Hannity echoing him with lies and half-truths, and rabid Tea Partiers blasting John Boehner on Facebook for being a "caving big government Marxist," "f#@kheaded Constitution-shredding turncoat," and "Benghazi-denying rino," our favorite. Hard times in Delusion City.
    -Abby Zimet

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    • Who will you remember as the one person who called the shots for the Pubs. Right, Ted Cruz. He's on record for his opposition to this monstrosity more than anyone else, and he wanted it that way. CBO projections now tripled from original estimates and they always underestimate costs for Donkey socialism.

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      • senatorvitterindiapers senatorvitterindiapers Oct 20, 2013 10:57 AM Flag

        you and ted cruz are both just fat rearended liars.
        the cbo has not "tripled" any estimates, that is a lie...... and it is also a lie to omit that, per the CBO a repeal of the ACA , will add to the deficit. The ACA will reduce the deficit because it raises taxes to pay for it among other things. A return to the gop status quo with a repeal will add to the deficit and who can forget that health insurance costs more than doubled just from 2000-2008.

        CBO Updates Spending Projections for ACA,

        Wednesday, February 6, 2013

        ACA Forecasts
        The CBO report also estimates that the ACA will cost about $1.3 trillion over the next 10 years, up slightly from its previous estimate of $1.17 trillion, The Hill's "Healthwatch" reports. However, budget analysts noted that the new estimate includes fiscal year 2023 and that the previous estimate -- which forecasted up to 2022-- "remains essentially unchanged."
        Despite the cost of the ACA, CBO has estimated that the law will reduce the deficit because it has provisions that will raise enough revenue to offset its costs. For example, in 2012 CBO estimated that a GOP bill to repeal the ACA would increase the federal deficit by $109 billion over 10

 
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