This election is a referendum on the Affordable Care Act. Almost everyone in America is affected, and it’s harming millions more people than it’s helping. Donald Trump is promising to “repeal and replace the disaster known as Obamacare.” Hillary Clinton defends it and wants to “build on it.”
“Disaster” sums up the skyrocketing premiums and lack of choice facing many of the 11 million people enrolled in the exchange plans. The plans are unaffordable, unless you’re a low earner getting a free ride.
Obamacare enrollees aren’t the only people being clobbered. If you get insured at work — as 155 million people do — your deductibles are up a staggering 49% since 2011 thanks to Obamacare. Part-timers are working fewer hours, so employers can avoid Obamacare’s employer mandate. Taxpayers are on the hook for some fifty new taxes. Seniors get hit the hardest. Over half of Obamacare’s costs are paid for by cutting Medicare, resulting in stingy care for seniors.
Here’s how Obamacare affects you: Continue Reading: Last Chance to Get Rid of Obamacare | The American Spectator