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Fixing Obamacare

Now come claims that health care costs are soaring and thus Obamacare is a failure ("Trump says Obamacare is 'blowing up' after gloomy report," Oct. 25). The claim is that the price of health care insurance will rise 22 percent to 25 percent in the coming year.

So let's do a little research. First, this is a projection. Projections like this have historically been high. Why? Because that helps insurance companies make their case when they go before state Insurance commissioners to request rate hikes.

Next, a little perspective is due. According to the...