RON HART: ObamaCare quickly becoming ObamaScare

Published: Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 03:56 PM.

MEMPHIS, TENN. — Obama continues to struggle selling his ObamaCare. His health plan is losing steam as the bleak reality of its implementation becomes clearer. The only thing currently less popular than ObamaCare is Obama.

To recap, we were magnanimously “given” nationalized health insurance, which we are required by law to purchase. If we do not buy this insurance, one of the 15,000 new IRS agents hired to enforce the law will come after us. This is the same IRS whose union recently said its members do not want to be subject to ObamaCare.

ObamaCare will purportedly insure eleven million additional people without adding any new doctors. Care will be rationed and options will narrow under ObamaCare. If you want a second opinion, your doctor simply goes out of the room, changes his tie, and comes back in.

Many doctors are expected to opt out of the system entirely and practice “concierge” medicine. It will become a barter system, but you will eventually be like citizens of Chicago.  You will have a choice of where you buy your drugs: either from the Crips or the Bloods.

Obama also claimed he was giving us healthcare for free without adding to our deficit.  Some people even believed him.

Of course, even the White House now admits healthcare costs have risen because of this disaster of a law. Some of us have seen 50 percent increases in net costs, all supposedly to fund eleven million knuckleheads who lack both insurance and any clue how to sign up. Few will even comply with a doctor's instructions on treatment. That’s why I’m a firm believer in DarwinCare.

Oh yes — now they say you do not have to prove your eligibility for subsidies. As history has proven, there is no better way to give away free government money than the "honor" system.



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