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Old 08-21-2009, 04:41 PM   #12
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Default Re: Public Option Losing Steam? White House Open to Health Care Reform Without Govern

Originally Posted by steelreserve View Post
That's one part that I don't think is going to make a difference. At the place where I work, 15% on top of the payroll gets spent on health insurance. Obamacare wants to charge an 8% tax if you didn't offer health care. It's like ... OK, why wouldn't we just drop the company health insurance and send everyone to the government plan if it would cut our costs in half?

That's pretty much what's going to happen.

Of course, that leaves the question of how good you can expect the government program to be if there's only half as much money to go around...

Um...not very good I'm guessin

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