Bam Budgets $800 Million for "Arab Spring"
RUSH: Boy, we keep learning things about Obama's budget. Get this. Eight hundred million -- $800 million! -- has been proposed in the Obama budget as aid for the Arab Spring. "The White House announced plans on Monday to help 'Arab Spring' countries swept by revolutions with more than $800 million in economic aid, while maintaining US military aid to Egypt." That means the Muslim Brotherhood. That's an earmark for the Muslim Brotherhood, which... They're not our buddies. They're not our friends. $800 million for the Taliban? $800 million for Al-Qaeda? These guys are gonna be upset. The Muslim Brotherhood gets $800 million and Obama's not giving money to the Taliban? Wait 'til Mullah Omar hears about this. Wait 'til Ayman al-Zawahiri at Al-Qaeda hears about this. (interruption) Yeah, Ayman al-Zawahiri is still alive. He's number two. Bin Laden now is at the bottom of the ocean, ostensibly, but the Muslim Brotherhood with $800 million in aid.
NARAL Runs Ad Thanking Obama
RUSH: "NARAL-Pro Choice America" this is the NAGs "formerly known as the National Abortion Rights Action League, is running radio ads in Colorado, Florida, Virginia, and Wisconsin thanking President Barack Obama for requiring private insurers to provide 'free' coverage of contraception and [abortion] drugs. The ad features a woman being told by her pharmacist that her birth control pills require no co-pay and have 'no charge.' 'Thanks to President Obama, the 99% of women who use birth control in America could now here this same message,' a voiceover says. 'You see, we scored an important victory when the president stood up for our healthcare and guaranteed insurance coverage of birth control at no cost." That's in the ad that's on the radio. The NARAL gang is all over the Obama agenda of giving free stuff to people. And everybody thought the first that Obama got beaten back last week, that Obama had seen plate handed to him.
McConnell to Introduce Obama Budget for Vote
RUSH: The Republican leader in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, said he's so confident the Democrats will not support Obama's budget, he's gonna introduce the bill himself. He's gonna put it up for a vote. Obama rolled out his budget today, includes $1.39 trillion deficit. Anyway, McConnell, it's a campaign document, he claims, not a budget, force the Democrats to give it their endorsement or their rejection. We'll see if he does it. I hope he does. It's the last thing Dingy Harry wants. They do not want to vote. This budget is not ever meant to see a vote. McConnell's right, it's a campaign document. There's no way this thing will ever be voted on. The last time Obama had a budget it was voted on and it went down 97 to nothing, and McConnell introduced that one, and it went down 97 to zip.
Bribed Writer of Obamacare Admits He Was Wrong
RUSH: "Medical insurance premiums in the United States are on the rise, the chief architect of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul has told The Daily Caller. Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist Jonathan Gruber --" listen to this folks. You've heard this before, you've heard it from me, but it's out there now. MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, "who also devised former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s statewide health care reforms, is backtracking on an analysis he provided the White House in support of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, informing officials in three states that the price of insurance premiums will dramatically increase under the reforms. In an email to The Daily Caller, Gruber framed this new reality in terms of the same human self-interest that some conservatives had warned in 2010 would ultimately rule the marketplace.
"Gruber, whom the Obama administration hired to provide an independent analysis of reforms, was widely criticized for failing to disclose the conflict of interest created by $392,600 in no-bid contracts the Department of Health and Human Services awarded him while he was advising the president’s policy advisers. Gruber also received $566,310 during 2008 and 2009 from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a study on the Medicare Part D plan." Let me cut to the chase here. Mr. Gruber, who wrote Romneycare, wrote Obamacare, and is out today saying that everything he believed about premiums going down as a result is wrong.
As I have been trying to pound home for three years, Obamacare will break the back of the middle class and the country financially, and that was part of the plan. The way Obamacare is gonna work is that employers will drop health care coverage. It becomes too expensive. You will not be able to keep your plan or your doctor. Health care will be made so unaffordable in the private sector that it's out of reach for people to pay for. The middle class will have no choice -- and this is not gonna happen overnight, it's gonna take some years, but ultimately, and Obama's even said that, ultimately the middle class will be forced to sign up for government insurance that they would have never considered before. It's either that or go without. Premiums will skyrocket, middle class workers forced to carry the uninsured on their backs. This is all in this story. So now we hear from one of the writers of Obamacare, an economist from MIT, that he got it wrong.
Everything you've heard said on this program is now happening. Everything Gruber has been saying is wrong now by his own admission. It turns out that Gruber, the infallible go-to guy the media quoted exhaustively during the marginal Bamcare debate wasn't an impartial source. He was bribed with $392,000 in no-bid contracts with the Department of Health and Human Services awarded him while he was advising Obama on the so-called Affordable Health Care Act. And he also got half a million dollars during 2008 and 2009 from NIH to conduct a study on Medicare Part D. So while being paid by the federal government he advised them that Obamacare, they could say on his authority, premiums would go down. And now he's out today in the Daily Caller saying, sorry, isn't gonna happen. It's a very, very long story, but it adds up. Everything that we've instinctively known about Obamacare is now being documented to happen by the people who put it together.