Why deny benefits of Obamacare to Americans?

2013-09-01T00:00:00Z Why deny benefits of Obamacare to Americans? nwitimes.com
September 01, 2013 12:00 am

In response to Milly Rich, Congress has always had a much better health plan than the rest of the population, and they want to keep it. Can you blame them?

President Barack Obama said if you like your plan you keep it. But this is a similar marketplace.

I have already created an account and found my premiums to be much lower.

As for jobs, don't you think there might be more created in the health care field for all these new people? And what do Rich and the other Republicans have against more people covered, fewer people dying because of untreated illness or pre-existing conditions or people going broke because of money caps or no coverage at all because of misfortune to be born not healthy?

Is this not sort of hypocritical to be on Medicare or Social Security, or a cushy employer-paid plan — both programs were lobbied against hard by Republicans and passed by Democrats and I think enjoyed by all retirees — and deny others affordable safe health insurance? 

- Dan Hallowell, Schererville

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