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Conservative Lie # 45,098: Obamacare Costs Have Doubled

Good afternoon LiveLeak. Recently my good conservative friend Copperdog posted some media claiming that the projected cost of the Patient Protection and Affordable care act, or Obamacare as it's been dubbed, was in fact double what had initially been estimated by the president and the CBO, sending the price soaring to the near astronomical range of 1.7 trillion dollars. This idea, purported by Conservative politicians and then blasted through everyone's favorite right wing trumpet Fox news, spread across the conservative echochamber/blogosphere like a California brush fire. Of course like many of the ill researched claims that conservatives have made about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act this too was a lie. Between a thorough debunking by Politifact and this article from talking points memo it's pretty much undeniable that the GOP was fudging the numbers to make yet anothe

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Added: Mar-21-2012 Occurred On: Mar-21-2012
By: BigDaddyHarrison
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Tags: GOP, Lies, Again, About, Cost, Of, Obamacare, Also, They're, Kind, Of, Gay.
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