Infographic of the Day: Is History Repeating Itself with Obamacare?

August 1st, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

Since it was passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been decried by opponents as an attack on democracy itself.

Follow up:

For those who study history, the cries of socialism are all too familiar. But if the past is any indication, Americans may grow to love healthcare reform as they have Social Security and Medicare benefits.

It’s All Been Done Before … Sorta

Social Security and Medicare were enacted despite similar opposition; both entitlement programs have become immensely popular. But first came the rocky starts.

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Obamacare
Source: TopMastersinHealthcare.com

 

 









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