About a month before the passage of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA), also known as “Obamacare,” then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.) stated at a health summit that, if passed, the health care overhaul would create four million jobs over the course of “it’s life,” and 400,000 jobs “almost immediately.” Now that it has been nearly a year and a half since she made those statements, where exactly are those 400,000 new jobs?
“This bill is not only about the health security of America. It’s about jobs,” stated a nervous-looking Pelosi. “In it’s life, it [the health bill] will create four million jobs — 400,000 jobs almost immediately.”
You can watch a video clip containing these and her other statements here:
So when exactly were those 400,000 jobs supposed to be created? As far as we here at NaturalNews can tell, no such jobs were ever “almost immediately” created. Perhaps “almost immediately” means several years down the road? It is difficult to say, as Pelosi apparently made such inane statements in order to push for the bill’s passage, not because they were actually true.