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My liberal friends and Democrats are angry with me today because I am not cutting the Obama administration any slack for missing the Affordable Care Law Congressional Budget Office target of 14 million persons insured under the new law. Different sources now peg the administration's performance at 10 million insured. That’s better than 6, 7, 8, and 9, but it is not 14 million. It is no where close to addressing the 48 million total uninsured that is now down to 38 million.

David Axelrod said today that it might take 5 to 20 years before people look upon our moment as a successful pivot point. Sorry, David, many people don’t have that much lifecycle to spare for redemption.

Government is working too slowly and inefficiently.

Now, citizens should not let up one bit. We should be demanding that government explain how it is going to close the gap to insure the remaining 38 million persons who are uninsured. That goes for Republicans who want to take over the Senate and to keep the House. What is your solution? For Democrats, what is your’s?

“How the administration could miss a CBO Obamacare target

March 31 at 3:04 pm

The big health care news this morning – besides renewed troubles with – was a report from the L.A. Times that 9.5 million people had beennewly insured under the health care law. The Times report came from several sources, including unpublished Rand Corp. data.

If that holds up, that means the administration could miss a Congressional Budget Office target that’s received less attention. The CBO and Joint Congressional Committee on Taxation in February projected that 13 million previously uninsured people would gain coverage in 2014.



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