It’s that time of year – time to get insured. It’s inevitable, because it’s the law now.
Sure, there are flaws in this law, like the fact that it’s still for-profit insurance companies who set insurance premiums, and as Americans we all are still forced to collectively bend over for Big Pharm, but those flaws really can’t be pinned on Obamacare itself. You can blame a bunch of asshole conservative politicians for keeping single payer, oh sorry, “public option,” off the table if Obamacare was to be passed. Was I really the only one paying attention when the first 1,000+ page bill hit the table and the first thing that happened was that single payer got yanked before it even made it into the bill? Thanks to those progressive politicians for trying to get it in there, anyway.
Let’s skip for a moment how sickening it is that our lawmakers are essentially children with toys (us) who use said toys (us) for bargaining chips to make themselves look big and powerful. Let’s do a little learnin’ together on how Obamacare benefits women, and specifically, outdoors-women, who by nature of our low paying seasonal jobs are less likely to be covered by employer health insurance (let’s also ignore for a moment that even employer health insurance is PAID BY SOMEONE and that person is us; we get lower pay so our employers can afford to buy us insurance). Here’s why you should be damn happy we have Obamacare:
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