Thursday, March 27, 2014

Ann Coulter: "Screw You, Mickey Kaus"

A fine piece, explaining precisely that ObamaCare is not "insurance". 

It is the biggest wealth redistribution/welfare plan in American (and indeed, world) history. 

Ann Coulter explains it patiently to those who are too stupid, or their fingers are just too stuck in their ears singing "lalalalallala not listening".

"The main point of the Obamacare website is to encourage people other than me to get a government subsidy. There's also a section helping you register to vote. You just can't see the insurance plans. (Guess which one you need a government ID for?)"

"With zero help from the Obamacare website, I eventually figured out that there was one lone insurance plan that would cover treatment at a reputable hospital. The downside is, no doctors take it.

"So my only two health insurance options -- and yours, too, as soon as the waivers expire, America! -- are: (1) a plan that no doctors take; or (2) a plan that no hospitals take. You either pay for all your doctor visits and tests yourself, or you pay for your cancer treatment yourself. And you pay through the nose in either case."

"That's not insurance!"

"It's a huge transfer of wealth from people who work for a living to those who don't, accomplished by forcing the workers to buy insurance that's not insurance. Obamacare has made actual health insurance "illegal."

"It's not "insurance" when what I want to insure against isn't covered, but paying for other people's health care needs -- defined broadly -- is mandatory."