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Nation is blind to flaws of ‘Obamacare’

Published 9:42pm Saturday, July 13, 2013

Just how dumb do the Democrats think the American people are?

I don’t know whether the Democrats think this is a good move, but the best move would be to dump “Obamacare” completely.

The Supreme Court says that it is nothing but a large tax on both the companies that have workers (50 or more) and the people who have to buy insurance.

If you have a job that this year is part-time, next year if it is 30 hours or more, you are considered full time. You will have to have insurance or pay a large fine.

It is no wonder Obama wants to delay it until after the election, as this is 100 percent a Democratic bill. Not one Republican voted for it in the House or Senate.

Obama bribed enough Senators  in order to get this bill passed.

What about anyone on Social Security? You may have trouble getting a doctor to see you as Medicare payments to doctors and hospitals will be cut drastically. Already some doctors have either quit or retired.

You will have to have a supplemental insurance plan, for which the premiums have already gone up this year and are expected to nearly double next year, after the election.

It will affect those who just have Social Security and are having a hard time now just to get by.

Those are who I truly feel sorry for.

But it is the Democratic party that will be responsible for hurting everyone, and senior citizens will hurt the most.

It is time to get back to responsible government, quit spending money on every country, quit funding the Egyptian army and cut aid gifts to countries that don’t support us.

It is time to take care of America first, then help others when our budget is in line with what we take in.

Quit the harassment of The Tea Party or any group that doesn’t  like what you stand for.

Again, will you be foolish enough to support the enormous tax package in 2014?

When those who rely on a paycheck have to buy their own insurance, or pay a penalty every year for not purchasing insurance, maybe you will open your eyes to this fiasco called “Obamacare.”

Homer Campbell

Ironton

 

 

  • mikehaney

    The Teamsters and two other major unions sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi this week, writing: “When you and the president sought our support for the Affordable Care Act, you pledged that if we liked the health plans we have now, we could keep them. Sadly, that promise is under threat.”

    The union letter continued: “The unintended consequences of the ACA are severe. Perverse incentives are already creating nightmare scenarios: First, the law creates an incentive for employers to keep employees’ work hours below 30 hours a week. Numerous employers have begun to cut workers’ hours to avoid this obligation, and many of them are doing so openly.”

    washingtontimes/2013/jul/19/a-union-cloud-over-obamacare

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  • mikehaney

    Americans who wonder how their medical care will evolve once the Affordable Healthcare Act is fully implemented should turn their attention to the UK. After a sustained campaign by the UK’s Daily Mail, the so-called Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) that provided end-of-life care to thousands of patients in Britain’s government-run National Health Service (NHS) will be phased out over the next six to 12 months. This is due to the reality that an independent review board found “shocking examples of abuse” regarding the treatment of the system’s most vulnerable patients.

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  • mikehaney

    And the Employer Mandate is mandatory. The law Congress wrote explicitly commands that this provision takes effect in January 2014. The ACA does not permit the government to grant a reprieve or an extension.

    Yet in a blatantly illegal move, the Obama administration is presuming to rewrite the ACA by choosing not to enforce provisions that are causing visible problems. The IRS-which is tasked with enforcing the Employer Mandate-will simply not enforce it until 2015. Every large employer in the country is under the mandate. If they don’t comply, then they are breaking federal law.

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  • Geronimo

    Republicans will get it all straightened out , if and when they get elected again. Homer don’t worry so much. Democrats Love you just as much as Republicans. They both love us the same.

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