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ObamaCare not failing

| Friday, June 2, 2017, 8:57 p.m.

If I hear one more Republican politician tell us how they are “freeing us from the horrors of ObamaCare,” I will become deathly sick myself.

The law is not failing; those who were taxed to help pay for it are failing their fellow Americans by designating where their tax dollars go. The GOP has cherry-picked statistics in certain states where the law needs help or fixing (mostly because of GOP hindering or indifference).

We have already spent millions and have a system in place that is working very well. Scrapping the whole law and starting over is neither conservative nor necessary. In recent surveys, 75 percent of those polled were satisfied with the coverage and care they have received under the law.

The American Health Care Act is nothing but another tax cut for the ultra-rich, a gift to insurance companies, and another broken promise by Donald Trump.

Joe Lucas

South Side

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