A new study in Massachusetts is providing evidence that the reform law passed in that state in 2006, and which served as the model for the Affordable Care Act, is indeed making a significant dent in bankruptcy filings.
It appears there are no new ideas circulating within Obama's deficit commission. Just the long, patient plans of hedge fund billionaires who want to dismantle the social safety net and not pay their taxes.
The White House is placing a giant bet on Gruber's "assumptions" to justify key portions of the Senate bill. Now we know that Gruber's work was not that of an independent analyst but a contractor to the White House.