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"$19,000 Premiums, Up 4x Since Passage": The 'Crippling Effect' Of Obamacare On The Middle Class

The past month has seen a veritable litany of reports that have slammed Obamacare, from sources on both the left and the right. Some examples:

As we have warned over the years, all of this was expected, and is precisely what happens when the government tries to take over a critical industry. It may have had "good intentions" but the result has been a total failure.

And nowhere is it seen better than from the laments of those whom it was supposed to benefit, such

, who has laid out precisely what the "Affordable Care Act" means for the US: "This is crippling effect of ACA on small biz owners & middle class. $19000/yr premiums up 4x since passage."

This is crippling effect of ACA on small biz owners & middle class. $19000/yr premiums up 4x since passage.

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— Ed Elliott (@gunsntoolz)

Still curious why the US middle class is expiring (even as the 1% are thriving), and has no discretionary income left at all? Simple: all of said "discretionary income" was spent to cover a soaring tax which was supposed to make life better for everyone.

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