Had the electorate been informed of what the 2300 page law was specifically designed to do; tax the middle-class and wealthy, bankrupt small businesses, curtail employment and undermine American health care, the end would have been much different in April, 2010.
Some of the best health care in the world would have been saved if only it would have been possible to know that the Affordable Care Act was going to eliminate thousands of jobs and cut hours for thousands of workers and slow economic growth of small businesses across the country.
Not to mention the real fact there will be “death panels” in charge of rationing care for the very ill, thus hurrying an unknown number of deaths.
No one stood up to tell America that socialized medicine in any form was a disaster in the making and wouldn’t address what were considered the original problems with health care in this country.
Yes, it’s expensive and some 30 million had no health insurance, not all 325 million Americans.
Yet people did warn us.
Of course, they are ridiculed by the Obama-loving mainstream media. Names like Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, Sarah Palin, Dr. Ben Carson and a score of conservative scholars.
America tuned them out and branded them “fanatics.”
Fact: A mere 9 percent of poll respondents said their families were better off under Obamacare, a miserable showing for a law that was envisioned as a national panacea.
Fact: Seventy-four percent of Republicans, 68 percent of independents and even 54 percent of Democrats in the poll say the ACA would not have passed, had they known the real truth.
Fact: The poll also said that 56 percent of respondents felt Obamacare was about government controlling people’s lives, versus 40 percent who still think it has something to do with improving health care.
Democrats even get this now.
Fact: Seventy-six percent of Americans in the poll blame Obama for the Obamacare disaster, including 61 percent of Democrats.
To many disappointed Americans who have awaken to a federal big government "size fits all” law, the majority of opinion now is liberals live in their own little world where the gravity is low.
What other explanation for this disastrous law is possible?
More and more liberals are coming back to Earth and finally at long last realizing the mess they’ve made of one-sixth of America’s economy.
President Obama must agree since he has felt compelled to change parts of the law 29 times since it was passed.
November will reaffirm the discontent of n angry and confused electorate.
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