Statements about Health Care
Because of Obamacare, "over the last two years, health care premiums have gone up -- it's true -- but they've gone up slower than any time in the last 50 years."
"Right now, the (Congressional Budget Office) says up to 20 million people will lose their insurance as Obamacare goes into effect next year."
Says President Barack Obama "already passed all these Obamacare taxes. About a dozen of them hit middle-income taxpayers."
Says Illinois Democrat David Gill "would end Medicare."
"Barack Hussein Obama will … force doctors to assist homosexuals in buying surrogate babies."
Says he "will protect your guaranteed benefits" in Medicare while "Mitt Romney would take away Medicare as guaranteed benefits."
Says that under Mitt Romney, 89 million Americans could be denied coverage if they have a pre-existing condition.
When Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were created, "Republicans stood on the sidelines"
"Republicans would give seniors a (Medicare) voucher that limits what's covered, costing seniors as much as $6,400 more a year."
"Seven presidents before (Barack Obama) -- Republicans and Democrats -- tried to expand health care to all Americans."
The health care law imposes a federal mandate requiring middle-class Americans to buy health insurance "whether they can afford it or not."
Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan "could raise future retirees’ costs more than $6,000."
Paul Ryan would "outlaw in vitro fertilization."
Says Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan "want to turn Medicare into a voucher system."
Says Paul Ryan's budget relies on the same $700 billion in savings from Medicare that Mitt Romney and other Republicans have been attacking Democrats about.
The health care law includes "a 3.8% sales tax" on "all real estate transactions."
"83% of doctors have considered leaving the profession because of #Obamacare."
"75 percent of the Obamacare tax falls on the middle class."
" ‘Obamacare’ puts the federal government between you and your doctor."
Under the health care law, "everybody will have lower rates, better quality care and better access."
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