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Anxiety Rises As Americans Face Start of Obamacare

Joan383 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 11:26 AM
Let's not forget where employer-based health insurance started. FDR in his twisted mind put a freeze on wages during WWII and companies started offering benefits to attract the best and brightest. Again, gov't interference causes the private sector to react. Every gov't action since has been to try to remedy their original screw up. Healthcare is an individual's responsibility. I've been in healthcare for 30 years and I can tell you that 1/2 the people in our industry never see or touch a patient. All they do is navigate gov't and insurance industry mandates. Imagine if that HUGE bureaucratic expense was eliminated and the only "cost" in medicine was making people well.
This March will mark three years since Obamacare became law, and it still has not had any serious effect on most Americans' lives. That's the way President Obama and the law's Democratic authors planned it; they conveniently pushed the dislocations and unhappy consequences of national health care well past their re-election campaigns.

But Obamacare will be here soon, with an Oct. 1, 2013, start of enrollment in insurance exchanges and a Jan. 1, 2014, deadline for full implementation. The political results could be deeply painful for Democrats.

During the campaign for Obamacare, President Obama pledged repeatedly that his health care...