Your Opinion: Added burden for middle class
Sunday, October 6, 2013
If you are a believer in being politically correct you should skip this letter. Only common sense has been used here. I am so aggravated about this government shutdown. Of course the politicians are again playing the blame game. I don’t care whose fault it is, you asked for the job and now just because it is more than you bargained for. Blame the other guy does not work for me. It is your job to work together and fix it. They all act like spoiled two-year-olds throwing a tantrum.
I would like for someone to explain how Obamacare is going to help the people who are uninsured. I don’t care how the exchanges are set up. The unemployed, under employed and people on welfare cannot afford the premium. Tax credits? How does that help people who are already paying little or no taxes? The answer of course, subsidies, the same old bottomless pit the American taxpayer. What has changed except making it harder on the people who have not only lost their insurance but also face cuts in wages so employers can avoid sponsoring a health plan.
The politicians need to explain to the people who have been unemployed for five years, lost their jobs and their homes, how great the economy is and just how much they are helping them. Those people are having a hard time keeping a roof over their heads and their families fed and they are going to shop on the exchanges and obtain insurance? What part of poor and unemployed do the politicians not understand?
Let’s see how we can bring the middle class further down and shrink their numbers even further. Obamacare should do it. The fat cats have their exemptions. All this law is going to bring is more intrusion into our lives and more uninsured people the taxpayer is going to pick up the tab for one way or another.
It is apparent to me there is no one in government worried about the rapidly shrinking middle class. It is all about them and the poor. Can anyone read socialism? You will when the full implications of two thousand three hundred pages of Obamacare law bites you in the butt.