The Supreme Court has in one day given way for Obamacare to be the single biggest tax increase in U.S. history, along with the Bush tax cuts if allowed to expire at the end of this year. What Obama and now Chief Justice Roberts have effectively done is thrown the middle-class working family under the proverbial economic bus, then hiring 4,500 new IRS agents and staff to make sure you comply with being thrown under the bus. When fully implemented, there will be 30 million more people that will also be added to the health care system with no new doctors, adding even more cost and burden. This won't work.
Insurance rates will go up, which in some cases have already begun -- along with the unemployment rates, because businesses still won't hire due to the uncertainty of the now approved health care.
Businesses will be dramatically affected by increasing costs of Obamacare, then passing those same costs on to us. The CBO has said that over the next 10 years, Obamacare will double in price to around $1.7 trillion and I think that is only the start. Some estimates have it even higher.
Obama is still spending money that we don't have, about $4 billion a day, and the Supreme Court has just helped him along with his spending spree.
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Our hope and change lies in expanding the Republican Congress this November. A takeover of the Senate, then Romney, using his executive privilege as the new president, can repeal and replace this financial monstrosity. Let's not feed an animal that can devour an entire economic sector and bring us closer to bankruptcy. Obamacare is too big, too costly and does too little to be effective.
-- Benjamin C Cook, Kennewick