Myth-Busting: Facts about The Affordable Care Act / Obamacare

Facts about The Affordable Care Act
(Re: Obamacare and the Supreme Court health care decision)

Two interesting responses:

from nurseshealamerica.org

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Some pundits (especially right-wing folks) are claiming that the Obama health care plan is socialism. Ha! What a bizarre lie and smokescreen. The plan is just more support for corporations, and more oppression for the 99%. Even the socialists don’t like this plan:

(excerpt from) SocialistWebZine
Socialist Party Candidate Calls Obamacare Another Corporate Giveaway

Obama’s policy was based on the original sin of allowing the pharmaceutical companies off the hook. He then followed this up by pledging public funds to subsidize junk healthcare plans, coercing Americans into purchasing these plans and silencing the voices of single-payer healthcare advocates. This is no reform; it is just another corporate giveaway by the Obama administration.

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Socialist Party USA Presidential candidate Stewart Alexander condemned the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the provisions of the President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Calling it a “corporate restructuring of the healthcare system in America,” Alexander pointed to the many inequities that are built into to the new system..

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