Guaranteeing health insurance for all Americans may cost about $1.5 trillion over the next decade, health experts say. That's more than double the $634 billion 'down payment' President Barack Obama set aside for health reform in his budget, raising the prospect of sticker shock at a time of record federal spending.They promise the sun and the moon
for what sounds like a very low cost.
So you vote for it. But very soon
they explain that the money's been lost.
Your taxes start to balloon,
and you whisper "I've been double-crossed."