February 6, 2014

What if Buying Coffee Was Like Buying ObamaCare?

Via House of Eratosthenes

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 6, 2014 9:09 AM
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That's the best short explanation of ACA I've seen so far.

Posted by: chuck at February 6, 2014 9:54 AM

I've had it.
You know, we can bitch and moan, and point out how ridiculous, how wrong, how utterly disastrous this whole mess of obastardcare is until the cows can't get home cuz hell froze over.
And it will do

Get it through your heads. We're dead fucked on this one. It's like the income tax. There's no getting out.

What? Do you think we can vote in Republicans and get the law repealed?


Like that's gonna' happen.

I'm going to go re-read John C. Wright's essay.


Posted by: jwm at February 6, 2014 10:37 AM

Speaking of the ridiculousness of "minimal essential coffee benefits" required to be provided; I purchased a double espresso the other day at the Starbucks in our local grocery store. Standing at the designated spot waiting for the espresso, watching the "barista," I see her reach for a lid for my little paper cup of espresso shots so I say to her, "I don't need a lid." The barista responds to my no lid request by stating, "Company "policy" requires that I put a lid on your coffee." I guess that's a minimal essential coffee benefit, now.

Posted by: John Venlet at February 6, 2014 10:37 AM

Great video. But stop kidding about screwing up coffee. That's like joking about child abuse. It's too bad to even think about.

Posted by: Scott M at February 6, 2014 12:04 PM

The Simpson's had the episode where the IRS took over Krusty Burger. Homer had to fill out a form before ordering. "Marge - what were your gambling losses last year?"

Posted by: Mikey NTH at February 6, 2014 7:10 PM