Healthcare Illegal Immigration Politics

Congressman Who Yelled “You Lie” During Obama’s State of the Union was Right!

Congressman Who Yelled “You Lie” During Obama’s State of the Union was Right!
Written by Onan Coca

 

Let’s go back in time, shall we? Not too far, though, just to 2009 in Washington, D.C.

President Obama was in the midst of one of his early, smug State of the Union speeches, and he was speaking about his beloved (and disastrous) Healthcare plan – Obamacare. When suddenly from the crowd rose a lone, loud voice – “YOU LIE”, the voice bellowed, only to be shouted down by a chorus of liberal boo birds.

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) received a harsh response from both the Democrats in D.C. and from various pundits in the media who felt that his comments were out of place during the revered setting of the State of the Union. However, now, some 6 ½ years later, we know that Wilson was absolutely correct and that it was the liberals, the media and the President who should have been condemned.

A report just release by Fox News found that illegal immigrants received almost $1 BILLION in Obamacare funded benefits!

llegal immigrants and individuals with unclear legal status wrongly benefited from up to $750 million in ObamaCare subsidies and the government is struggling to recoup the money, according to a new Senate report obtained by Fox News.

The report, produced by Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, examined Affordable Care Act tax credits meant to defray the cost of insurance premiums. It found that as of June 2015, “the Administration awarded approximately $750 million in tax credits on behalf of individuals who were later determined to be ineligible because they failed to verify their citizenship, status as a national, or legal presence.”

The review found the credits went to more than 500,000 people – who are illegal immigrants or whose legal status was unclear due to insufficient records. 

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services confirmed to FoxNews.com on Monday that 471,000 customers with 2015 coverage failed to produce proper documentation on their citizenship or immigration status on time

Joe Wilson deserves a BIG apology.

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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