I know that asking a low information Obama voter to remember what Obama said last week might be asking too much. After all, even these folks must have figured out by now how hollow Obama's words are. But some may recall how many times Obama promised that under his health care plan insurances rates would go down by $2500 for families. I put a refresher video at right in case you forgot.
As premiums have risen sharply following the enactment of ObamaCare even Politifact, the liberal truth teller couldn't cover for Obama on that one and had to rate it as a "Promise Broken." Now, with the full implementation of ObamaCare premiums are set to rise even higher.
(CNSNews.com) – In a final regulation issued Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assumed that under Obamacare the cheapest health insurance plan available in 2016 for a family will cost $20,000 for the year.In it's 2012 Annual Survey, the Kaiser Foundation finds that the average coverage for a family of four to be $15k-$16k. That means the new ObamaCare policy will cost approximately 30% more. One of he prime reasons is all the goodies Obama loaded onto the insurance coverage that we all must buy. Things like free breast pumps for nursing mothers, free contraception and the abortion pill not to mention coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
Well, so much for Obama's other solemn and often repeated pledge that "if you like your health care plan you can keep it. Period!"
And costs will only go up from here. A new report from Forbes describes how insurance companies are preparing a new round of double digit rate hikes.
Heap on all the costs of ObamaCare, the higher cost of gas and energy, food and clothing and the latest increase in taxes and you find that middle and lower income families are getting walloped. But not to worry. I'm sure Obama will soon have another photo-op with persons hardest hit by the strain his policies are putting on family budgets and promise help That sure to solve the problem, right?