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Cons: How could insuring 30 million more people cause job loss?

Mitt Romney says Obamacare kills jobs. Obamacare will insure over 30 million more people than are now insured. Those people will go to doctors' offices and hospitals now. This will create jobs in the medical field and in supporting fields (makers of medical equipment and supplies, etc.). How can Obamacare possibly be a job killer? Please explain.

Asked By: iris054 - 6/29/2012
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ACA will do the opposite. The Health Care Industry will BOOM. It will be Silicon Valley all over the USA. Jobs GALORE! The G0P knows this and it will end the Depression we are currently in.
Answered By: Caribou "QUIT" Barbie™ - 6/29/2012
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Where do you think that money comes from?
Answered By: Thomas - 6/29/2012
 
How is putting 30 million more people into the system going to give us lower costs? Thats the question I'd like for liberals to answer. There is going to be a shortage of Doctors, I know that.
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Answered By: Scruffy Nerf-Herder - 6/29/2012
 
To answer your question... More
Answered By: T-Bone - 6/29/2012
 
I work for a medical device manufacturer. Thanks to Obamacare there will now be a 2.5% tax on our products. This means we have to raise our prices to doctors and hospitals who in turn have to raise their prices for treatment that they bill insurance companies, who in turn will pass that along to the average Joe in the... More
Answered By: #LNYHBT - 6/29/2012
 
The high cost of pensions and benefits like healthcare has been what is killing jobs. Controlling medical costs with universal healthcare would go a LONG way to making it cheaper for business to operate.
Answered By: Drixnot - 6/29/2012
 
Not an expert on the issue, but I've heard two items in particular... More
Answered By: Dreaded Rear Admiral - 6/29/2012
 
Because Obamacare is communism, like the Nazis. How can you support Hitler?
Answered By: Roger Humperdink - 6/29/2012
 
Because employers that have to pay for their employees will not hire new employees.A company that is small enough that they do not have to buy Obama care will not want to hire or expand past that number and then have to pay for it.Some companies will just move over seas.Between Obama care and all the regulations,EPA... More
Answered By: Jane Doe - 6/29/2012
 
socialism is the government of the minority that doesn't work, produce, or export, it only consumes. Obama and CFR Judas judge Roberts have ensured America will fold into a new world order where all nations are equal. Under Obama, Bush, and other socialist nwoers, America's standard of living has come way down and the... More
Answered By: CFR Judas - 6/29/2012
 
1. Caribou is an idiot. 2.Obamacare puts a new tax on the makers of medical equipment. 3. There's a doctor shortage now and will get worse because who will want to go to school for medicine and have the government as your boss?4.you don't have a clue do you,include some facts next time.
Answered By: Rich B - 6/29/2012
 
It doesn't kill jobs, it takes the wealth and spreads it around. Your giving more of your money to create jobs. Your a job creator! Great one Iris. Your a smartypants.
Answered By: No Chance for Intelligence - 6/29/2012
 
By making it harder to start and operate a business. Increasing costs of employment rarely makes hiring employees easier or good business. Increased taxation, increased benefits for part-time employees, increased regulatory control, increased credit starvation, increased litigation, etc... have all made this already... More
Answered By: Phil McGroyen - 6/29/2012
 
Ever since Obamacare passed, many employers in manufacturing have been using temps rather than hiring permanent employees. That way they don't have to worry about insurance, etc. Temporaries are considered as having jobs but there is no job security, the pay is low, and usually there is no insurance or benefits of... More
Answered By: BekindtoAnimals22 - 6/29/2012
 
Because the federal government is forcing increased taxes and useless regulations on private enterprise. For instance, medical device makers, tanning salons and companies that sell certain kinds of insurance policies -- the so called 'cadillac plans' -- now have to pay higher taxes because of the kind of business they... More
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Answered By: Unhip White Guy - 6/29/2012
 
Its simple, Government is going to confiscate the peoples money, less money= less purchasing. Less purchasing= less jobs. Also Government pays squat to doctors that is why so many refuse to take medicare/Medicaid.
Answered By: J - 6/29/2012
 
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