ę Garry Trudeau: Even Though The Claims Made In My Cartoon Are Plainly False, That Doesn't Detract From the Power of My Point, Whatever That Might Turn Out to Be | Main | Good God: Lena Dunham's "Rape" Story Gets More Preposterous Ľ
December 30, 2014

Jon "Loose Lips" Gruber, 2009: The Affordable Care Act Will Not Be Affordable Nor Will We Care Enough to Act. Discuss.

Dude has Tourette's or something.

Patrick Howeley at the Daily Caller:

President Obamaís health care adviser Jonathan Gruber said that the Affordable Care Act would definitely not be affordable while he was writing the bill with the White House...

Gruber said that Obamacare had no cost controls in it and would not be affordable in an October 2009 policy brief, presented here exclusively by TheDC....

"The problem is it starts to go hand in hand with the mandate; you can't mandate insurance that's not affordable. This is going to be a major issue," Gruber admitted in an October 2, 2009 lecture, the transcript of which comprised the policy brief.

"So what's different this time? Why are we closer than we've ever been before? Because there are no cost controls in these proposals. Because this bill's about coverage. Which is good! Why should we hold 48 million uninsured people hostage to the fact that we donít yet know how to control costs in a politically acceptable way? Let's get the people covered and then letís do cost control."

I can't wait to not read Politico's absence of a story on this.


digg this
posted by Ace at 03:56 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Broseidon - Now A Scientist, Too: ""He was referred to as "Jason" by another brave An ..."

Bandersnatch: "The Five is not The Five without Gutfeld. ..."

Wolfus Aurelius [/i] [/b]: "[i]Governor abbott just issued a state wide mandat ..."

sharksauce: "241 Texas is jumping on the Karen mask required t ..."

azalea city: "I'll buy a training bra and modify it. Pissed in ..."

hogmartin: "[i]Parents should all show their children "The Nev ..."

[/i][/u][/s][/b]Bob the Bilderberg: "[i]When is Abbott up for re-election? Because that ..."

Ripley: ""Having a pointed discussion now with team. I'm ..."

Anonosaurus Wrecks, Tyrannosaur Wrangler: "Ghislaine on anyones suicide watch? Posted by: Sk ..."

MAGA: "Heaven forbid this guy get the Roger Stone treatme ..."

CN: "I would not say this guy is a ringleader...that wa ..."

anne elk snapping her hoofs: "How now brown caribou?? ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64