Germany Raises Health Insurance Premiums

Government run health care is the ultimate goal of Barack Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm) and his progressive base. They want cradle to grave dependence on government and government controlled health care will do just that.

Don’t worry, they tell us, the costs will come down and they will be able to afford it. Their idea of affording anything is to tax the producers in our society and redistribute that money to those who do not. What happens when there is not enough money? Easy, just tax the rich a little more.

Hell, they can afford it and who are they to decide how their money is spent? They have an obligation to take care of everyone else.

In Germany, the insurance premiums are going up to 15.5% of gross pay to cover a huge deficit in the state run health care system:

The measure is part of an overhaul of health care intended to plug an 11-billion euro ($13.8 billion) deficit in the public health-insurance system in 2011. It follows Cabinet agreement on June 29 to cuts in spending on drugs to reduce soaring costs to public health-insurance funds. Bloomberg

Is there any doubt that once the health care takeover kicks into full swing in 2011 we will run huge deficits? The government can’t even run a small $5 billion high risk program without discussing rationing and denial of care so what makes anyone think this country, which has shown absolute fiscal irresponsibility, will be able to actually run things on budget?

And what happens when the cost exceeds the budget? Tax the rich, of course. But the rich can’t pay for it all. They pay most of the taxes in this country and foot the bill for those who pay little or no taxes at all. Since the rich can’t afford it all, what will be next?

A national tax on our gross pay, just like in Germany. Once government is in the health care business it can decide how to pay for it and it will extort money from people. They already do it. Social Security and Medicare deductions from our gross pay are not voluntary. We have NO say in the matter so they just take the money.

They will also take money to pay for the health care system that is sure to have more gallons of red ink than gallons of oil in the Gulf.

But don’t worry, they have it covered.

With more of our money.

Never surrender, never submit.
Big Dog

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One Response to “Germany Raises Health Insurance Premiums”

  1. Blake says:

    Well, our leadership is insane, as indicated by the adage that insanity is doing the same thing over and over, hoping for a different result- but the reason is NOT that they want to help ANYONE, indeed, that would just be a by-product of their policies- it’s ALL about power, and how they can keep it, even when they are the LAST people to deserve that responsibility.
    Now, when the evidence is in, and the debate is settled, and from Britain to France, to Germany, all indicators say with one voice that socialistic principles do not work, but
    Capitalism can and will be the only preeminantly successful form of economic practice, whether the forum is healthcare, or banking, or the automotive business.
    Hussein is wrong, and the sooner he is out of office along with the village idiot Biden, and the hag Nan, the better for our country.