I’ve been silent since the Donald Trump election because I’ve been shocked at how many people haven’t a clue about why Donald Trump was elected by people like me. My apologies to anyone who might be upset, please provide your comments here so I can learn about you. My hope is to offer, in This Linkedin repost, one explanation long before election day why I voted for Trump.
I’d love to stir up a discussion so I might learn if my post is new information if I’m miss informed or if this is not relevant and why.
In reviewing my Linkedin profile to teach a class on Linkedin, I came across this 2015 post with 500+ views, 68 likes, and 10 comments. I think it is worth reposting because it makes a case for Trump before Trump had even offered to run for President of the United States. And the comments clarify and accent my thoughts.
LINKEDIN POST BY ME, MAY 19TH, 2015.
Obamacare is not “affordable” because it wasn’t intended to lower costs, only increase them (see video why). Obamacare created a way to give an insurance card to 16 million Americans. The lie was that it would save money.
As a medical economist, a veteran of rating and pricing, of more than 28 years, it’s time to consider real reforms before we leave more decisions to poor leadership. The direction we’re headed will guarantee us a healthcare system that looks like our struggling cities and schools.
Ordinary Consumers Are Paying For ObamaCare’s ‘Savings’
“ObamaCare may cost the feds less than anticipated, but it’s extracting far more from consumers’ wallets than they bargained for. …Meanwhile, overall health-care spending has increased drastically under ObamaCare.”
Source: Pacific Research Institute, quoting Investors’ Business Daily, April 7th, 2015, Author Sally C. Pipes. It can be found at this link: Pacific Research Institu…r ObamaCare’s ‘Savings’ 4-7-15 and from the original web source at:http://www.pacificresearch.org/home/article-detail/tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=6814&cHash=b34e1ec79d3e473aab5f27222d25d467
When Obamacare was conceived it threatened the existence of many players in the “healthcare system.” These players gathered together to stop Obamacare from becoming law. To get the law passed and accepted by the healthcare system stakeholders, Obamacare authors provided access to all these parties to participate in Obamacare in a way that helped their position. Maybe you’d call this “bellying up to the bar.” They were afforded the opportunity to lobby their position and were offered incentives to accept Obamcare, or at a minimum not fight it. All the Stake holders got something except the American public. They were not represented and as a result they are now paying the tab in these higher rates.
Are you suspect of that this is true? If you want proof, read the law and you will find revenue that is earmarked for every stakeholder in the system who “bellied up to the bar.” If you unravel what was signed into law five years ago you will find only a token measure or two that helps Americans. And, at that, they’re only there because they made good sound bites for the public.
It’s amazing that with the intellect of so many, that so little was done.
Making the systematic changes that will make healthcare more affordable are not pie-in-the-sky ideas but ideas that will work. They will require hard work, if you want to help out, call me.
You can read a copy of it and the comments here: Do You Think Leaders are Making the Sam…nald J. Watza, CEBS | Pulse | LinkedIn
What do you say? I’d like feedback post-election to help me understand what you think. Agree to disagree, you can comment below.