Obama Lied Again: He Said He’d Cut Healthcare Premiums to $2,500, But They’ve Soared to Nearly $5,000

When our liar in chief first came to office he claimed that he was going to “fix” the healthcare system. Then, when he began to sell Obamacare he promised that all of our insurance premiums would be about $2,500 annually. But now we find that this liar missed it again. Premiums have soared to nearly $5,000 a year under his regime.

Obama claimed that he was going to save us all and lower our premiums. He lied.

Employer-based health insurance premiums climbed 4.2% this year for family plans, according to an annual Kaiser Family Foundation report. That’s up from 3% the year before.

Since 2008, average family premiums have climbed a total of $4,865.

The White House cheered the news, saying it was a sign of continued slow growth in premium costs.

That much is true. Since 2006, the average annual increase for family plans at work has been 4.9%, down from around 10% a year from 1999-2005.

Slightly less higher premiums aren’t what President Obama promised Americans when he ran for office touting his medical overhaul. He specifically said his plan would cut premiums.

Once again we see that Obama is a bald faced liar.

Certainly, presidents can offer ideas, push programs, and then find out that the results proved their assumptions wrong. In those cases, the original statements aren’t really lies. They were just wrong.

But here is the thing. Obama wasn’t just wrong with his healthcare pronouncements. He knew he was lying since the very first time he said it.

Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's BigGovernment.com, BigJournalsim.com and all Breitbart News' other sites, RightWingNews.com, CanadaFreePress.com, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on amazon.com. He is also the owner and operator of PubliusForum.com. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.

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