Posts Tagged ‘300’

City Of Detroit Proposing Obamacare Sparta Kick To Retirees

July 29, 2013

As Detroit enters the federal bankruptcy process, the city is proposing a controversial plan for paring some of the $5.7 billion it owes in retiree health costs: pushing many of those too young to qualify for Medicare out of city-run coverage and into the new insurance markets that will soon be operating under the Obama health care law.

City of Detroit looking to push retirees into federally subsidized Obamacare with Michigan state Sparta Kick..


Obamacare To Push 7M People Out of Their Job Covered Insurance, Employers Starting To Drop Kick Employee Coverage

February 6, 2013

President Obama’s health care law will push 7 million people out of their job-based insurance coverage — nearly twice the previous estimate, according to the latest estimates from the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday.

CBO said that this year’s tax cuts have changed the incentives for businesses and made it less attractive to pay for insurance, meaning fewer will decide to do so. Instead, they’ll choose to pay a penalty to the government, totaling $13 billion in higher fees over the next decade.

Employers dropping employee health care coverage like Spartans.





Michelle Obama Calling In Military For Her Fight Against Obesity, Fat Kids Preparing For War

December 14, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama plans to warn in remarks Monday that the nation is seeing “a groundswell of support” for curbing childhood obesity, and she is unveiling new ammunition from current and retired military leaders.

“Military leaders … tell us that when more than one in four young people are unqualified for military service because of their weight,” the first lady says in the prepared remarks, “childhood obesity isn’t just a public health threat, it’s not just an economic threat, it’s a national security threat as well.”

Fat US children are calling in troops and preparing for war..