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ObamaCare: How The
Law Might Become
Even More Of Burden

Investors Business Daily, by Staff

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 1/16/2013 7:56:37 PM

ObamaCare: The individual mandate, which is the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, hasn´t even been phased in and already there are calls to increase its cost. Did we ever mention that this was a bad law? All the parts of the Democrats´ overhaul of American health care hang off the individual mandate, which requires those without health care insurance and aren´t in a government program to buy a plan or face a fine. The fine, which won´t go into effect until next year, is $95, or 1% of income, whichever is higher.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/16/2013 8:32:55 PM     (No. 9121163)

The bottom line: Affordable Care Act = Less affordable, and less care. But, the name is catchy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susieq1, 1/16/2013 8:34:50 PM     (No. 9121165)

I know a young family that does not have a car, home or job and they also have a young child. What are they going to do?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/16/2013 8:50:45 PM     (No. 9121197)

The well-being of every citizen of the USA now depends on the Republican majority in the House to defund this nightmare...which will also have an effect on Obama´s gun grab ie: Deputy Doctors..because down the road, people who refuse to answer the Doctor´s question will most likely be refused healthcare.
See the slippery slope Obama has created, folks?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/16/2013 9:32:19 PM     (No. 9121242)

It is a train wreck headed our way!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Penney, 1/16/2013 10:57:02 PM     (No. 9121328)

Like Ado Annie in, ´´Oklahoma,´´ the beltway Republicans can´t seem to just say, ´´NO!´´

0bamacare is already a disaster. Shame on the pols who voted for it without reading ALL of it and fully understanding ALL of its tyrannical ramifications which are only now beginning to unfold.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/16/2013 11:54:34 PM     (No. 9121390)

Obama & the Dems will do as they are now... Blaming the insurance companies for the increases & eventually bail out insurance companies that they pick as winners... Then we´ll have gov´t health insurance & they´ll pull it out of your check, just like SS !

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Reply 7 - Posted by: billa, 1/17/2013 1:37:51 AM     (No. 9121473)

I have seen this coming since Hillary introduced this "taking" of American working citizen´s income.

What will likely occur is that people won´t buy health insurance and if they are not working or not making enough money from work for the IRS to attach (meaning one is owed a refund), Obamacare cannot be funded by the producers.

As such, the Obamacare insurance will become an automatic income tax on your weekly, bi-monthly pay check...just like Social Security and the other automatic tax deductions from one´s pay check. This is also a back-door way to get out of the 50 or more employee health insurance coverage requirement. And this will NEVER be reversed.

So we are back in the same situation as we are now. Those who work will pay for health insurance for those who do not work. The onus will be taken off the employer and the costs absorbed by the employee and consumer.

How people did not see this coming astounds me.

Worse...those who have private insurance that we pay for ourselves are being threatened for covering our own health insurance by onerous regulations that will bankrupt private carriers.

I am stunned that BO has not pulled a Chavez, like BO did with private student loans with banks and just nationalize the health insurance companies.

When, not if, the health industry is nationalized, expect the quality you receive from the DMV, the Post Office, public schools and every other conceivable government agency (other than the IRS) to render the kind of care that most 9th world nations provide.

Just look at France and the UK.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/17/2013 4:46:08 AM     (No. 9121557)

#3 may be right but in the back of my mind I continue to think ´FEMA camp´ for reeducation purposes.

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