RE: Elizabeth Warren’s “Free” health plan for everyone.
Once again we hear the old promises that there will no tax increase for the middle class to support some unachievable health-care program for all. To help pay for it, she plans (to) take $8.8 trillion from the business employers that she claims they are spending for employees’ health-care insurance, and put it into the hands of our government. Like that’s going to work! The same government that is known to spend $10,000 on toilet seat covers for airplanes! I can’t imagine what they would purchase with our $8.8 trillion. Just how much waste would there be? …
I wonder what the plan is for the Washington politicians’ health-care programs. Will the money that our government currently spends on their personal health care go into this magical bucket with the private sector $8.8 trillion to offset some of the costs? Will these politicians be required to accept the health-care plan that the government is imposing on the rest of the citizens in this country? They haven’t so far. I have not seen anything in Warren’s plan that says “Everyone” includes herself and the rest of the politicians.
While we all had to accept Obamacare, the politicians enjoyed luxurious health care plans that normal people could only dream of. I bet there were no $5,000-$15,000 deductibles and huge co-pays for their care and medications, like people in the middle class have to pay. And it’s called “affordable healthcare” by our government. My friend – and others – had to go without health care insurance for several years so she could keep her house!
Does Warren plan to put all the health plan companies out of business? Does that mean that as a senior citizen over 65 in the very lower middle class – or maybe just lower class by today’s standards – that I and others will be forced out of the senior advantage plans that are available now and be placed onto some government bureaucratic plan? Does the promise for no tax increases mean that our current monthly charge for Medicare will not double, triple, or more, into the thousands instead of hundreds? As you may know, fees are not considered taxes but are another way of extracting money from the masses with no tax increase. I guess that this is one way Warren could keep her promise.
Will all the citizens in this country be required to pay a fee to the government for this free, no- tax-increase plan? Or will it be just as she states “Free health care for everyone.” Does everyone include “undocumented Dreamers” as well as “documented citizens”? If so, has she figured this into cost of her plan?
If she had the smarts to make this work as promised, she would not need to be a politician. She could make millions in the private sector!