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Devastating: HHS abandons part of ObamaCare as fiscally unworkable

posted at 6:27 pm on October 14, 2011 by Allahpundit

A total debacle. And the punchline is, everyone saw it coming — including the Democrats who went ahead and voted anyway to bring this Frankenstein to life.

Congrats to the mad scientists responsible for choosing late Friday afternoon to break the news.



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Known as CLASS, the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports program was a longstanding priority of the late Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

Although sponsored by the government, it was supposed to function as a self-sustaining voluntary insurance plan, open to working adults regardless of age or health. Workers would pay an affordable monthly premium during their careers, and could collect a m

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Added: Oct-14-2011 Occurred On: Oct-14-2011
By: JihadKiller1s1k
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Tags: ObamaCare, fiscally, unworkable, Democrats, are, retards
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  • Obama, Biggest Mistake Ever.

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  • Obama is an ass. Everything he touches fails. He needs to go away in 2012.

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  • wtf ?
    but in '08. he said
    YES,
    YES WE CAN.

    I'm begining to think some folks actually perscribed to his snake oil medicine now feel they were hood winked.
    buyers remorse ?

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  • News Flash the whole damn scheme is "unworkable".

    Just more proof Obama is a dumb ass!

    There seems to be a pattern here.

    Pass any and all left wing schemes despite foreknowledge that they are doomed to fiscal failure.

    1.) Solyndra was passed for payback of campaign donors and to appease the environmental nut jobs despite the fact everyone knew it was doomed to failure.

    2.) Send guns to Mexico to attack the second amendment and blame mexico's violence on Americans

    3.) Sue states w More..

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  • ObamaCare was passed knowing it would fail...but it didn't matter, because the bill was about government control, not good health care.

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  • Healthy people who are strapped for cash aren't going to buy such a product. It's as simple as that. All valid pooled risk models (i.e. insurance) require that the majority of people in the pool are in a low risk state while paying premiums for as long as possible. Any model that allows people to wait until they need the insurance and then start paying premiums will be a failed plan because more money will go out than comes in. That is the fundamental flaw of the removal of the "pre-e More..

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  • Heartless Democrats. I bet they want to see women dying on the floor.

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  • Every once in awhile, it is good to display a few politicians from the streetlight poles. Makes the other politicians chill for a bit.

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  • I think these guys need to spend some time in Greece to get an idea.

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  • repeal the whole damn thing except for not allowing companies to drop people.... and start over with something that will actually work...as long as you dont make it mandatory!

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  • The whole thing will be going down soon.

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  • No worries, Romney can make it workable.

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