90 Miles From Tyranny : Expert: Even doubling all income taxes won’t cover the LOWEST cost estimate of socialist ‘BernieCare’

Friday, May 3, 2019

Expert: Even doubling all income taxes won’t cover the LOWEST cost estimate of socialist ‘BernieCare’

If Democrats are anything, they are massive hypocrites, as evidenced by their healthcare policies.

On the one hand, they fight tooth and nail to preserve Obamacare, which has seen enrollment fall to new lows (just 8.5 million enrollees) this year. Yet, they back a new socialist system that would toss 180 million Americans off of private health insurance most enjoy and don’t even bat an eye.

What’s more, while they lament the cost of private health insurance, they have no problems foisting a socialist system on us (call it “BernieCare”) that would cost taxpayers tens of trillions of dollars and still not be any good.

First things first: The reason why private coverage remains high is because of government and its volumes of regulations on both the healthcare and health insurance industries. Obamacare’s requirements alone have dramatically driven up 
the cost of monthly premiums and deductibles.

And remember when the law’s namesake claimed (lied) that his signature legislation would lower our premiums, deductibles, and overall healthcare costs?

Without question, having government take over most of healthcare has been an expensive disaster; having the government take it over completely would collapse the system, not to mention give government entirely too much power and influence over our lives.

But the expense is the big country killer, as Charles Blahous, a senior research strategist at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, said this week, per the Washington Free Beacon.

“Doubling all currently projected federal individual and corporate income tax would be insufficient to finance” Medicare for All, which is the essence of BernieCare:

Blahous spoke before the House Rules Committee about “Medicare for All,” the health care plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and supported by several 2020 Democratic candidates. Blahous estimated the cost is between $32.6 trillion and $38.8 trillion.

“Medicare for All would add somewhere between $32.6 trillion and...

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