President Obama flat out lied when selling Obamacare to nationOctober 28, 2013 @ 11:19 am (Updated: 1:50 pm - 10/28/13 )
The Dori Monson Show.
In presenting Obamacare to the nation, President Barack Obama repeatedly said you'd be able to keep your health plan if you wanted to.
"We will keep this promise to the American people, if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan, period," said Obama.
But it looks like many are finding out that's not true. Dianne Barrette, a 56-year-old from Florida, tells CBS she got notice she'll be losing her current plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield, and she'll now have to pay 10 times more a month.
We found out this weekend that 300,000 people in Florida alone are being kicked off their current insurance plan, people who love their insurance plan. Which proves that as the president sold Obamacare to the nation, he just flat out lied.
There are people like me who have been telling you for three and a half years what a debacle this would be for the nation. And honestly, if everybody in the mainstream media would have covered this story the way that journalist integrity would have demanded, maybe people wouldn't have had such a unicorn-rainbow view of Obamacare.
I'm sorry I'm going to have to be real blunt here. I don't know if there's ever been an issue that showed the staggering stupidity of the masses who believed we were going to be able to give free health care to 20 million people and our costs wouldn't go up for everybody else. How did anybody believe that?
Now, what we're seeing is a lot of middle class families who are seeing thousands and thousands of dollars, in some cases tens of thousands of dollars, added to their health care costs.
I feel no joy because a lot of them voted for Obama. It's not like I am taking the serves you right approach. I'm sorry you got suckered. I wish that you'd had your eyes open when people like this show were talking about it. But now people are finding out and it's too late.
Taken from Monday's edition of The Dori Monson Show.
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