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-- -- in -- segment tonight our 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.
To us now from Washington is still doctor Krauthammer not -- down.
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Look the promise of this president was.
Obamacare will cost the -- That you know anybody who's got a mind would understand.
If you're -- 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.
On these provisions.
That would show that it would pay for itself.
Now 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 had 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.
What that was tossed out last week as well so on one side we're -- -- a little less revenue.
On the other side of -- 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 Congressional Budget Office hours -- -- debate and switch that was a CBO that you were referring to the congressional -- video -- acting wantonly.
It has to follow what's in written in the law.
And what Obama did he -- put all this debate this -- stuff 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 -- -- -- -- Let me break this down so even I can understand it right you know how I am.
A simple man -- -- beyond simple into it into a realm where we really don't have a descriptive adjective.
Kelly I'll come up with a love 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 re income redistribution play.
Give poor people can't afford insurance to same.
Access to health care as the rich people or the apple.
But it wasn't gonna cost the taxpayer money according to personal -- because he was gonna do it in an ingenious way.
It's gonna put the burden on corporate America and set up exchanges -- minute drive of course now.
You -- saying that all that he's a fan it's a fiction it isn't gonna have.
Now do you assert that President Obama knew it wasn't going to happen and did -- in a deceitful way you asserted that.
I was saying that.
Two years ago long before this.
I said it's mathematically impossible -- did Obama and I guarantee your calculation.
-- I -- trillion on purpose.
You want me to play psychiatrist I want to say give me an educated.
Spec you -- educated guess is that they very cynically.
Inserted stuff into the -- I'll give you one other example.
There was a part of the bill call that 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 enunciated in -- -- -- sense of the nursing home against the revenues coming.
-- you're always had a -- and you -- highly cynical okay in your opinion.
How much is this gonna cost the federal government.
To ensure people who don't have insurance they have any actually risk.
I was estimating a lot of people who looked at these were estimating at the beginning it would be a trillion dollars at least a trillion over a decade maybe.
Two trillion it's gonna be -- that you know I think -- have to do.
They have to raise taxes -- -- -- even.
Have to introduce a VA TV kind attacks.
The sales tax aspects I don't think -- gonna happen if the Democrats lose power.
I don't think I think that we send the whole thing.
If it's 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.
For the president to take an existing law that he sign and say we're not going to -- part of that law the employer mandate is that unconstitutional.
Of course it's unconstitutional.
The constitution says the executive has to faithfully execute -- -- And here it is faithfully ignoring a lot it doesn't like in the same way he would want to believe.
Pass the DREAM Act unilaterally.
And -- that the congress had rejected.
It is absolutely love us in the things it does this is only the latest example.
I'm Charles thanks very much is always plenty more as.
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