MICHAEL BLOOMBERG FUNDED PRO-TOBACCO TAX STUDY BY OBAMACARE ARCHITECT JONATHAN GRUBER

With just days until Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber testifies before Congress, a 2008 study has resurfaced which reveals that former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg funded research by Gruber on the benefits of tobacco taxes. The study also included assistance from now-Center for Disease Control (CDC) Director Tom Frieden.

Gruber will undoubtedly be grilled next Tuesday on the series of videos uncovered by Rich Weinstein (who also assisted in this report) wherein Gruber brags that deception and “the stupidity of the American voter” helped Democrats and the White House ram Obamacare to passage as law. Gruber will also likely be asked about the millions of dollars he made as an Obamacare consultant to federal and state governments.

But as it turns out, Michael Bloomberg, who is infamous for regulating everything from large sodas to tanning salons to guns, hired Jonathan Gruber in 2008 to write a report on the implications of tobacco taxes, titled A Modern Economic View of Tobacco Taxation. Therein, Gruber thanks Obama’s now-CDC Director Tom Frieden for providing feedback on the paper and for his “very helpful suggestions.

Gruber’s position on cigarette taxes was already established and well-documented. In April 2002, he published an article titled “Do Cigarette Taxes Make Smokers Happier?” that promoted the benefits of higher cigarette taxes. In May of that year, Gruber also wrote an article titled, “Estimating Price Elasticities when there is Smuggling: The Sensitivity of Smoking Price in Canada.” The report pointed out that in Canada in the 1990s there was widespread smuggling "in response to large tax increases." Therefore, Gruber was fully aware of the potential of illegal cigarette sales from tax increases when he wrote his 2008 article for Mayor Bloomberg.

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Bloomberg is an Obama hack, as is Gruber. Obama is an Obama hack, as is...well, I think you get my point.

ITS AMAZING HOW A GUY NOBODY EVER HEARD OF IN POLITICAL CIRCLES , KEEPS COMING UP IN THE BAVKGROUND . LIKE A DISEASE THAT WONT GO AWAY . STUNNING .

Yeah and when Bloomberg was using his personal helicopter in NY to travel to Montauk and the Hamptons he would take off form a set-back roof below a large apartment complex and the residents complained of the smell of fuel and exhaust,he would not even answer questions on this obvious NUISANCE! But say 20 oz. soda to him and he goes ballistic,and as he ate a BLT at a restaurant...That's bacon Lettuce and Tomato on white toast with Mayo.

I rest....

Obviously he is the same low life slime ball as his buddy Obama.

We should see the picture by now, the way the education system has taken our children, and these people are it's product. I just love to read the bible, it points out these kind of things were going to happen long before it has. Like were it say a fool leans to the left, and people will become so wise they become fools!

Tobacco Taxing cops? The tax was paid for when the cigarettes were first paid for. 

These people are very sickening.

MOHAMMED BLOOMINGDALE IS AN ERRAND BOY SENT BY GROCERY CLERKS TO COLLECT A BILL. MARLON BRANDO.  BLOOMIE DID NOTHING FOR NEW YORK. HE USED TO HIDE IN PEE KIOSKS WITH A 32 OUNCE BEAKER. DID YOU EVER SEE HIS COMMUNIST COMMUNITY BOARD ONE?

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Joe Biden Vows: Give Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare To All Illegal Aliens In U.S.

Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is vowing to give Obamacare, funded by American taxpayers, to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States.

During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

The exchange went as follows:

DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …

BIDEN: Yes.

DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

DIAZ-BALART: Because you know, in [Obamacare] they can’t.

BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

Biden joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — among other 2020 Democrats — in committing to forcing American taxpayers to pay for healthcare for illegal aliens who arrive in the U.S.

Already, due to loopholes, American taxpayers are spending nearly $20 billion every year to provide illegal aliens with subsidized healthcare, emergency room visits, and other health services.

Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

As Breitbart News has reported, experts have said that giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to effectively all foreign nationals who can make it to America’s borders would drive “strong incentives for people with serious health problems to enter the country or remain longer than their visas allow in order to get government-funded care.”

Despite 2020 Democrats’ continued push for taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal aliens, American voters are overwhelmingly opposed to the plan. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey revealed that the healthcare-for-illegal-aliens plan is the least popular policy position, with opposition from 62 percent of U.S. voters.

Similarly, a CNN poll from July discovered that 63 percent of likely swing voters oppose providing healthcare to illegal aliens, along with nearly 6-in-10 of all likely U.S. voters and 61 percent of moderates. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that likely voters, by a majority of 55 percent, oppose giving healthcare to even the most low-income illegal aliens.

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