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Not Really News: Obama Lies in the SOTU Address

13th February 2013

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“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health-care costs,” President Obama said during tonight’s State of the Union address.

Well, not exactly.

The Congressional Budget Office projects that health-care spending will grow rapidly when provisions of the Affordable Care Act are fully implemented by mid-decade, reaching 6.2 percent of GDP in 2023.

Perhaps what he meant to say was it was increasing the growth of health-care costs. Damned teleprompter….

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