CBO: Health overhaul law potentially costs $115B more

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    YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH
     
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    That's all? I figured it would end up being a lot more expensive than that.
     
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    When the dust settles it will be more like $3 Trillion.
     
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    If Pelosi and Reid gave the CBO information that included something like "the healthcare law will result in Jesus coming to earth and giving the US government 3 trillion dollars"....the CBO would have had to incorporate an extra 3 trillion dollars of revenue into the formula.

    Just so happens, the news media decided that little tidbit of information, and how the CBO comes up with their numbers was not necessary for the American people to know about.
     
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    It doesn't include the Doc Fix, will which add close to 1/4 Billion to the deficit.
     
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    The CBO estimate is a trillion spread over 10 years or 100 billion a year if the congress approves all additional healthcare spending in the legislation. You didn't mention that 115 billion is also spread over 10 years which 11.5 billion a year.

    We wouldn't want to have any distortion here would we?
     
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    Do you possibly have a point?

    The Obama Administration sold this farce on 10 Year Projections - which are being proven false quite rapidly.

    Deal with it.
     

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