If Obamacare Is So Great, Why Is Everyone Opting Out?

The Obama administration approved 204 new waivers for the Obamacare law in April.  38 of those were for upscale restaurants and nightclubs and fancy hotels in Nancy Pelosi’s district, 27 were for health care or drug companies, and another 31 were for unions.  That brings the total number of waivers so far up to 1,372.

The administration claims it reviews waivers on a case by case basis and only grants waivers to those companies or businesses on whom it will be too much of a financial burden to meet the law’s first year requirements.  Given the nature of some of the businesses chosen to receive waivers, one has to wonder what criteria they are using to judge the financial burden and the company’s ability to pay.

All of this begs the question, if Obamacare is so great and going to do wonderful things for health care in America, why is everyone opting out?

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