Serious Proposals to Reduce Debt

But the commission has missed, or perhaps willingly overlooked, a couple of far more inviting targets: $747 billion, currently slated for exchange subsidies, that would be saved by repealing Obamacare; and $540 billion, currently slated for a drastic expansion of Medicaid and CHIP, that likewise would be saved by repealing Obamacare. That would provide savings of a cool $1.287 trillion through 2020 alone (according to CBO projections), which would come with a bonus prize of increased liberty.

Nothing contained in this blog is to be construed as necessarily reflecting the views of the Pacific Research Institute or as an attempt to thwart or aid the passage of any legislation.

Subscribe to our newsletter:

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Scroll to Top