Statements about Health Care
Tim Kaine urged "$500 billion in Medicare cuts."
The CBO says the cost of health care reform will rise to $1.8 trillion, "increasing the price to far greater than the $900 billion" originally projected.
Under Ryan plan, "those 54 and younger would receive the same kind of healthcare options now enjoyed by members of Congress."
A majority of the American people opposed the health care law when it was signed and still oppose it today.
"Originally, Democrats promised that if you liked your health care plan, you could keep it. One year later we know that you need a waiver to keep your plan."
The health care bill has "six years of costs against 10 years of tax revenue."
The health care reform law "offset[s] 6 years of benefits with 10 years of tax increases."
New provisions of the health care law bar the use of flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts to pay for aspirin and other non-prescription health needs.
The tax-cut deal "adds more than $800 billion to the deficit over two years -- more than the cost of TARP and more than the cost of the Recovery Act" and about the same as health care reform.
Those who fail to buy health insurance under "Obamacare" face the threat of jail time.
The Democrats' health care reform law is a "government takeover of health care."
Republicans "created a trillion dollar prescription drug entitlement program without paying for it."
The health care reform law "reduces the deficit by nearly $1.2 trillion over the next two decades."
"Congressman Nye voted against a bill which would have defunded the $5-10 billion" the IRS needed to implement health care legislation.
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