Conservative assholes love to spread misinformation to scare the masses. Thanks for kicking the ballistics with facts.
Originally posted on The Last Of The Millenniums:
You can not have a conversation with a Conservative without the viens in their necks bulging as they scream about all the taxes they will pay because of Obamacare.
It’s the ‘biggest tax increase in American history’!
Except that it’s not.
1% to 2% of Americans will actually pay the ‘tax’ or ‘penalty’.
‘There are two main estimates of how many people would face a penalty for failure to get coverage':
‘studies by the Urban Institute and by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)’.
‘They examined the issue in slightly different ways but came to the same conclusion — namely, that the number would be extremely small’.
‘Our earlier post focused on the Urban Institute study, which estimated the number of people who might have to pay the penalty’.
‘The CBO study estimated that about 4 million, or just 1.2 percent of the population, will actually pay the penalty in 2016.
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