Obamacare vs. Economic Principles

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    Originally meant to expand coverage, Obamacare will do exactly the opposite. Consumers act rationally under economic principles. Here is what will happen:


    Read the full article at Cameron Harris: Obamacare vs. Economic Principles ---The Young Won't Buy Healthcare
     
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    It is a good point but in practical reality under the Massachusetts law which has similar penalties, only 3.4% were uncovered in 2011.
     
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    The ACA is going to be anything but affordable.

    Hope those who put jackass back in the WH will be oh so happy with their higher hc costs. Its just to bad the rest of us are in the same boat.

    All except for those that can't pay. We will be paying for the're hc as well as our own.


    Way to go all you idiots who voted the jackass back into office.
     
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    The costs of ObamaCare are going to be astronomical. However, Holtz-Eakin makes claims which are supplemental to this fact, and it is those which I challenge.

    It must first be recognized that Holtz-Eakin and his American Action Forum are a right wing organization formed for the express purpose of achieving a GOP majority in Congress. So it is fair to say they have a very biased agenda. Therefore, their claims must be viewed in this light.

    As OohPooPahDoo points out, Massachusetts has a similar mandate, with similar penalties for avoiding the mandate, and yet we do not see young people avoiding it in large numbers.

    So we have a biased political organization's claims of what WILL happen, and we have the real world example of what HAS happened.

    Which one do YOU believe?

     
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    We dont live in retarded massachusetts.
     
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    Mass is one state. We are talking about a country of 300 million people. False equivalence
     
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    That's all you got? That's your best shot?

    ObamaCare is modeled after RomneyCare.


    We really should look at the American Action Forum's polling data before drinking their piss. Did they inform the young people they polled that ObamaCare subsidizes their health insurance if they earn up to 400% above the poverty level?

    Since younger people earn the smallest incomes, most of them are going to have their insurance premiums subsidized considerably.
     
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    Young Adults? Insurance Decisions Dependent on Cost | American Action Forum

    Notice the gigantic assumptions American Action Forum made:
    The article is completely silent about the fact that people whose incomes are up to 400% above poverty level will see their insurance premiums subsidized by the federal government. Many of these young people will get insurance for FREE!

    Let's see THAT polling chart! "How likely will you be to get health insurance if it is free?" "How likely will you be to keep your health insurance if your out of pocket costs DROP by 30 percent?"
     
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    ObamaCare gives away the store. This is why it is going to bankrupt the federal AND state governments.

    But as long as organizations like the American Action Forum make completely bogus claims, the Right will never get its footing.

    Stop the lies. Liberals only succeed because the Right lies its fucking ass off every goddam day.

    The truth would slay the Left in its tracks. When will the fucking maniacs who have hijacked the GOP ever figure this out?

    :confused::confused::confused:
     

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