Clinton: Obama should honor health care pledge – Yahoo News
The masterminds running our country really have no clue about how government intervention into basic economic matters completely destroys free markets. First, pass a bill labeling plans insufficient so that they are dropped and swapped to “better” higher cost plans, then ask that those companies give back those “imperfect” plans. Here’s a thought, ditch the federal program that forced those companies to drop the plans those people were happy with to begin with. – Mr Blacksheep
by Jim Kuhnhenn
WASHINGTON AP — Adding pressure to fix the administration\’s problem-plagued health care program, former President Bill Clinton says President Barack Obama should find a way to let people keep their health coverage, even if it means changing the law. Clinton says Obama should “honor the commitment that the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got.”
The former president, a Democrat who has helped Obama promote the 3-year-old health law, becomes the latest in Obama’s party to urge the president to live up to a promise he made repeatedly, declaring that the if Americans liked their health care coverage, they would be able to keep it under the new law.
Instead, millions of Americans have started receiving insurance cancellation letters. That, coupled with the troubled launch of the health care law’s enrollment website, has prompted Republican critics and frustrated Democrats to seek corrections in the law.