Obama: Medicare Grew, and So Can ObamaCare - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
Obama: Medicare Grew, and So Can ObamaCare

One comment that President Obama made during his news confence that hasn’t been getting much attention came after Obama was defending his health care law to liberals for making progress despite the need for compromise. He said:

(B)ecause it’s a big, diverse country and people have a lot of complicated positions, it means that in order to get stuff done, we’re going to compromise.  This is why FDR, when he started Social Security, it only affected widows and orphans.  You did not qualify.  And yet now it is something that really helps a lot of people.  When Medicare was started, it was a small program. It grew.

Yet that was the precise argument that critics of ObamaCare were making throughout the health care debate. That it didn’t only matter what was in this specific piece of legislation, but the path that it put us down. Inevitably, ObamaCare will expand over time, and just like the other major enititlentment programs, cost signifcantly more than originally proposed and threaten our nation’s fiscal sustainability.

Sign Up to receive Our Latest Updates! Register

Notice to Readers: The American Spectator and Spectator World are marks used by independent publishing companies that are not affiliated in any way. If you are looking for The Spectator World please click on the following link: https://spectatorworld.com/.

Be a Free Market Loving Patriot. Subscribe Today!

Stop the Inflation Grinch From Stealing Christmas!

That’s right, the Grinch (Joe Biden) is coming for your pocketbooks this Christmas season with record inflation. Just to recap, here is a list of items that have gone up during his reign. 

Gas: 40%+
Beef: 20%+
Used Cars: 20%+
Lodging: 17%
Eggs: 13%

What hasn’t increased? The cost to subscribe to The American Spectator! For a limited time, we are offering our popular yearly subscription for only $49.99. Lock in the lowest price of the year by subscribing today

The Grinch Stole Christmas Sale
Commander-in-chief of Christmas inflation