But how about the very poor? Well, it turns out that the Democrats are shedding crocodile tears here, as well. Pipes explains that "as many as 14 million of the 45.7 million uninsured – poor and low-income Americans – are fully eligible for generous government assistance programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP." But "they're just not enrolling in the programs.""
Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Obama can't afford to tell truth on health care
Good article on shedding some truth on the health care debate.
"Some 38 percent of this 47 million – almost 18 million – make more than $50,000 a year, and 10 million of them make more than $75,000. Of all the uninsured groups, this is the only one that is growing, because in a still-free country, they've made their own decision not to buy expensive insurance while (most of them) are young and healthy.
. The Census Bureau also reports that more than 10 million of the uninsured are not American citizens.