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Oops We Was Wrong

Hotel Workers Union: Obamacare Will Cost Us $5/hour

Well, gosh. Really? You mean even medium low wage folks are going to have to pay through the nose? You don’t say!

The 300,000-member union that was the first to endorse then-Senator Barack Obama has released a devastating Obamacare report that says Obama’s controversial healthcare program will slash worker wages by up to $5 an hour, reduce worker hours, and exacerbate income inequality.

The report by Unite Here--a North American labor union that represents workers in the hotel, gaming, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, laundry, and airport industries--is titled: “The Irony of ObamaCare: Making Inequality Worse.”

“Ironically, the Administration’s own signature healthcare victory poses one of the most immediate challenges to redressing inequality,” states the 12-page report. “We take seriously the promise that ‘if you like your health plan, you can keep it. Period.’ UNITE HERE members like their health plans.”

Sounds like the Kool-Aide has almost worn off. Quick, mix up another batch and dose them again!

Last week, Unite Here Donald Taylor discussed the possibility of a union worker strike over Obamacare and said, “Even though the president and Congress promised we could keep our health plan, the reality is, unless the law is fixed, that won’t be true.”
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Union members are not alone in opposing Obamacare. According to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls, just 38% of Americans now support Obamacare.

Long before the hackneyed expression “You’ve got to pass this bill before you can read it” existed, there was another expression with a bit more common sense: “never buy a pig in a poke.” Guess these modern kids don’t know what a poke is. Maybe they thought this whole thing was a gift horse.

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No thanks, not this little piggy.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 03/12/2014 at 08:14 AM   
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