NYTs: Obamacare Burdens the Middle Class

Keith Koffler
White House Dossier

…The middle class, of course, is not what this White House is about. Its incessant assertions of providential care for average income earners has a distinct doth protest too much, methinks, ring to it. Rather, the White House’s voluble concern for the middle class is a political tactic – the middle class has lots and lots of voters –  and a smokescreen for what Obama is really up to: Transferring wealth from the upper and yes, the middle class, to the lower class.

We see this today in no less than the New York Times – I know, a famous Tea Party news outlet – which is running at the top of its website a story titled, “Health Care Law Frustrates Many in the Middle Class.”

Even the Times, it appears, has finally discovered that the Affordable Care Act is not at all about making care affordable. It’s about taking money from the middle class and giving it to poor people. It’s a wealth redistribution scheme.

Many in the middle class do not qualify for assistance with their purchase of insurance, even as premiums rise to pay for the new costs to insurers caused by Obamacare. Middle class people who work hard and pay for their insurance are, to use a technical term employed by financial advisors, screwed…


The complete article is at White House Dossier:

Comrade Obama tells a gentleman how he will raise his taxes to give the money to other people. 



Related:   2014 Panic: Democrats Have to Sell Obamacare Again as White House Suspends It

With the White House adding a “hardship exception” to the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, the Wall Street Journal argues they are admitting their law is a hardship itself. This puts Democrats in the unenviable position of disowning their own ability to legislate on the eve of the 2014 Congressional midterms…



Update:  GOP Rep.: White House in ‘Full Panic Mode’ Over Obamacare

…”We asked Secretary Sebelius point blank what would be the next holiday surprise, and she was silent. Yet, here we are with another major policy shift,” said Tennessee GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Fox reports. “The sad reality is that when the law takes effect come Jan. 1, more Americans will be without coverage under Obamacare than one year ago.””Less than two weeks from going live, the White House seems to be in full panic mode. Rather than more White House delays, waivers, and exemptions, the administration should provide all Americans relief from its failed law,” she added…




Update 2:   Rewrite of Congressionally Enacted Law.  Jay Sekulow wrote, “The Obama Administration has rewritten ObamaCare, a congressionally enacted law, again. President Obama’s latest maneuver does nothing to right a sinking ship. It simply proves ObamaCare is unworkable and fatally flawed.”



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