Monthly Archives: August 2013

Three Years Later, Obamacare Still Sucks

“The Affordable Care Act will shatter not only our hard-earned health benefits, but destroy the 40-hour work week that is the backbone of the American middle class.”

Sounds like typical Republican slander, right? What’s surprising about this quote is that it doesn’t come from any right-wing nutjob, but rather from a letter penned by three of the nation’s largest labor unions, the Teamsters, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and UNITE HERE. These are democratic supporters and donors that, at the time of Obamacare’s passing, supported the law and in fact, provided some of the political pressure that eventually secured the law’s corrupt passage. What changed? Continue reading