A new poll shows 58% of Americans now want the healthcare law repealed. Rasmussen Reports’ latest national telephone survey on the new Health Care Bill found that:
“Just 24% of voters say the quality of health care will get better under the new plan. Fifty percent (50%) say quality will get worse, Fifty-four percent (54%) believe health care costs will go up under the newly adopted plan. Three-out-of-five voters (60%) predict that the health care plan will increase the federal budget deficit.”
Businesses have announced record losses due to the regulatory changes in the healthcare law. Insurance companies are preparing their clients for massive increases in premiums due to the regulatory changes forced upon them. These increases will likely not take place until January 1, 2011, after the November 2010 elections.
Things that were promised to be in the bill, actually do not exist in the new law. We were promised that health care costs would drop: now it is announced the bill will force them to rise. Premiums were promised to be reduced; however, it is now predicted the law will force them to be raised on all families. The CBO has revised their numbers stating the HealthCare bill will actually cost $115 Billion more than originally predicted, bringing the estimated total cost to over $1 TRILLION.
Instead of being honest about the huge problems with the new health care law, the Administration & Democrat majority wants to double down on their reckless legislation for America.
As the anger over healthcare continues to simmer, it is evident that the American People were paying attention during the debate over health care last year. The Democrat majority that controls Congress refused to pay attention, brushing off their charged town-hall meetings last fall, and ignoring the polls. They knew the majority of American people did not want this bill. But not believing that voters will follow through during the November elections, Congress blew off their responsibility to the American public.
The elections in November are vitally important, because it will be time for the majority of voters to show Congress that they are responsible to “We the People.”