Re: Why can't anyone explain what the HoR is offering in this
posted at 10/2/2013 8:34 AM EDT
In response to A_Concerned_Citizen's comment:
As usual, you shoot down a wingnut talking point with facts, from their own echo chambers no less, and the next sound you hear is ..... crickets.
As ususal, here's the point you, and the liberal press, are missing:
From the article:
"In the private sector, some of the savings from ending employer plans can go to higher wages, which employees can use to buy insurance from the exchanges. (Though that contribution will probably be after-tax earnings, rather than the pre-tax premium contributions employers make now.) "
People being tossed ungraciously into the exchanges are not receiving $7,500 to $10,000 from their employers in order to go into the exchanges, let alone consider it tax free, let alone gettting raises. They, for the most part are recieving nothing, the goose egg.
I have gone through the math on having to pay forthe exhanges with taxed dollars, which is where many of these people are ending up.
So, to summarize the MINOR point you missed: They are not only NOT receiving contributions from their employees, they are also paying for the exchanges with post tax dollars. This is a BIG burden in comparison to the pre-Obamacare years, and NONE OF THIS IS BEING FELT BY THE POLTICIANS. LEt the politicians use the system the way is was legislated.