Really, really proud. He probably made Sandra Fluke squeal like a schoolgirl
(CNS News) In a speech at TheArc arts school in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, President Barack Obama said that “100 million Americans” have gained the right to free contraception thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
“In the three years since we passed this law, the share of Americans with insurance is up, the growth of health care costs are down to their slowest rate in 50 years,” Obama said at an event hosted by the liberal Center for American Progress.
Except for the 5.6 million who have lost their plans (so far), and the administrations own mid-line estimate that 90 million will lose their plans overall, once the employer mandate kicks in.
“More people have insurance, and more have new benefits and protections – 100 million Americans who have gained the right for free preventive care like mammograms and contraception; the more than 7 million Americans who have saved an average of $1,200 on their prescription medicine; every American who won’t go broke when they get sick because their insurance can’t limit their care anymore.”
Of course, to get that “free” contraception, people need to pay much higher premiums and deductibles while having their medical networks severely restricted. Remember this from Obama’s creepy “Life Of Julia”?
Liberals are psyched that they can now have meaningless sex with people they just met and not worry about paying a few bucks for condoms and birth control pills, and, hey, if they’re too drunk or stoned to remember, abortifacients are available free, too! Because babies are apparently bad for women’s health or something.
The speech overall was yet more class warfare agitprop. He stated that “inequality is the defining issue of our time”. First, note that “the rich” are doing really, really well under the economic stewardship of Obama, who is himself a 1%er. Second, I though “climate change” was the defining issue? Or was it jobs? Green energy? Anyhow, he and his Dem comrades have also hosed seniors
Obamacare “raided” $300 billion for Medicare Advantage and seniors will begin feeling the cuts next year, according to an analysis Tuesday by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.
That’s added to the $700 billion they raided from Medicare itself. But, then, for proper Government run health care, Seniors do not provide much return to The State, so, here’s a cane instead of hip replacement surgery.