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And it's not -- Powell Charles Krauthammer believes that obamacare is quote a gigantic.
Bait and switch.
Also an article in the Wall Street Journal -- as the president does not have a constitutional power to delay -- the obamacare law.
Join us now from Washington is use your doctor Krauthammer I'm not -- downgraded to a mystery to the we are let's explain a bait and switch first.
Look the promise -- this president was.
Obamacare won't cost depending.
That you know anybody who's got a mind would understand.
If you're gonna give health care to thirty million people who haven't had it.
There is no free lunch but he kept pretending.
And they kept putting provisions in the law that would make the CBO.
Are these provisions.
That would show that it would pay for itself.
There are a lot of them have already been completely discounted.
I -- -- is this employer mandate that was supposed to be a source of revenue.
Well lo and behold and I can have that.
They've been other elements of the law for example if you want to be eligible.
For the government subsidies.
Of these health insurance from the exchanges.
You have to prove that you're eligible.
Well that was tossed out last week as well so on one side revealing -- slew of less revenue.
On the other side -- get huge amounts of waste and fraud we know the costs are escalating.
And we know it's gonna cost a fortune.
To the treasury.
And we're gonna have to raise our taxes and Congressional Budget Office hours of the debate and switch it.
That was a CBO that you were referring to -- -- -- -- -- acting wantonly.
It has to follow what's in written in the law.
And what Obama did he -- put all this debate is -- -- In the law which created the estimates that it would be okay now all of these measures are removed.
And now we can starkly see how much it will I grew up -- treasury.
Let me break this down so even I can understand it right you know how I am.
A simple man I'm -- beyond simple into it into around -- we really don't have a descriptive adjective.
Kelly I'll come up with a -- yeah I'm sure you will.
Stride -- -- president's.
That he put forth the American people was that this new obamacare law which is it is a -- income redistribution play.
Give poor people can't afford insurance -- same.
Access to health care as the rich people or the apple.
But it wasn't gonna cost the taxpayer money according to -- -- because he was gonna do it in an ingenious way.
Can put the burden on corporate America and set up exchanges -- minute drive of course now.
You -- saying that all -- that is a fan it's a fiction it isn't gonna happen.
Now do you assert that President Obama knew it wasn't going to happen and did -- in a deceitful way you asserting that.
I was saying that.
Two years ago before this.
I said it's mathematically impossible -- -- Obama and -- -- -- your calculation.
Game not always -- live on purpose.
You want me to play psychiatrist I want to just give me an educated.
-- you -- educated guess is that they very cynically.
He inserted stuff into the -- I'll give you one another example.
It was a part of the bill called a class act the class act was to ensure long term nursing home care.
Which is unbelievably expensive however.
The way it was written in the build it wouldn't start for a decade.
But you and I would have to start putting in our premiums.
Right now so they've had a decade.
Premiums would know expenditures.
They know that -- be OK the only project.
Ten years so in the end that would look as if he didn't -- -- -- sense of the nursing home against the revenues coming.
He knew I was you know late in your highly cynical -- in your opinion.
How much is -- gonna cost the federal government.
To ensure people who don't have insurance and they have -- as a risk.
I was estimating a lot of people who looked at -- we're estimating at the beginning it would be a trillion dollars at least a trillion over a decade maybe.
Two trillion it's going to be -- -- and you know if you're gonna have to do.
That you have to raise taxes and they might even have to introduce -- VA TV kind of tax.
The sales tax aspects I don't think that's gonna happen if the Democrats lose power.
I don't think I think that we send the whole thing.
If -- as chaotic.
Continues to be as chaotic is now does things going to be thrown out.
Real quick and only thirty seconds do you think it's unconstitutional.
The president to take an existing law that he sign and say we're not going to force part of that law the employer mandate is that.
Of course it's unconstitutional.
The constitution says the executive has to faithfully execute from it's.
And here it is faithfully ignoring a lot of doesn't like in the same way he'd want to believe.
Pass the DREAM Act unilaterally.
And -- -- the congress had rejected.
It is absolutely lawless in -- things it does this is only the latest example.
Hi Charles thanks very much is always plenty more -- as --
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