How To Really Understand Obama Care

Plumber at the Obama’s House

Only weeks after leaving office on January 20, 2017, former  President Barack Obama discovers a leak under his sink, so he calls Troy the  Plumber to come out and fix it.

Troy drives to  President Obama’s new house, which is located in a very exclusive, gated  community near Chicago where all the residents have a net income of way more  than $250,000 per year.

Troy arrives and takes  his tools into the house. He is led to the
guest bathroom that  contains the leaky pipe under the sink. Troy assesses the problem and tells  President Obama that it’s an easy repair that will take less than 10 minutes.  President Obama asks Troy how much it will cost. Troy checks his rate chart  and says, “$9,500.”

“What?! $9,500?!” Obama asks,  stunned, “But you said it’s an easy repair. Michelle will whip me if I pay a  plumber that much!”

Troy says, “Yes, but what I  do is charge those who make more than $250,000 per year a much higher amount  so I can fix the plumbing of poorer people for free. This has always been my  philosophy. As a matter of fact, I lobbied the Democrat Congress, who passed  this philosophy into law. Now all plumbers must do business this way. It’s  known as the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act of 2014’. I’m surprised you
haven’t heard of it.”

In spite of  that, Obama tells Troy there’s no way he’s paying that much for a small  plumbing repair, so Troy leaves. Obama spends the next hour flipping through  the phone book calling for another plumber, but he finds that all other  plumbing businesses in the area have gone out of business. Not wanting to pay  Troy ‘s price, Obama does nothing and the leak goes unrepaired for several  more days. A week later the leak is so bad President Obama has had to put a  bucket under the sink.
Michelle is not happy as she has Oprah  and guests arriving the next morning. The bucket fills up quickly and has to  be emptied every hour, and there’s a risk the room will flood, so Obama calls  Troy and pleads with him to return.

Troy goes  back to President Obama’s house, looks at the leaky pipe, checks his new rate  chart and says, “Let’s see, this will now cost you $21,000.”

President Obama quickly fires back, “What? A few days ago you told  me it would cost $9,500!”

Troy explains, “Well,  because of the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act,’ a lot of wealthier people are  learning how to maintain and take care of their own plumbing, so there are  fewer payers in the plumbing exchanges. As a result, the price I have to  charge wealthy people like you keeps rising. Not only that, but for some  reason the demand for plumbing work by those who get it for free has  skyrocketed!
There’s a long waiting list of those who need  repairs, but the amount we get doesn’t cover our costs, especially paperwork  and record-keeping. This unfortunately has put a lot of my fellow plumbers out  of business, they’re not being replaced, and nobody is going into the plumbing  business because they know they can’t make any money at it. I’m hurting too,  all thanks to greedy rich people like you who won’t pay their ‘fair share’. On  the other hand, why didn’t you buy plumbing insurance last December? If you  had bought plumbing insurance available under the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act,’  all this would have been covered by your policy.”

“You mean I wouldn’t have to pay anything to have you fix my  plumbing problem?” asks Obama.

“Well, not  exactly,” replies Troy . “You would have had to buy the insurance before the  deadline, which has passed now. And, because you’re rich, you would have had  to pay $34,000 in premiums, which would have given you a ‘silver’ plan, and  then, since this would have been your first repair, you would have to pay up  to the $21,000 deductible, and anything over that would have a $7,500 co-pay,  and then there’s the mandatory maintenance program, which is covered up to
17.5%, so there are some costs involved. Nothing is for free.”

“WHAT?!” exclaims Obama. “Why so much for a puny  sink leak?!”

With a bland look, Troy replies,  “Well, paperwork, mostly, like I said. And the internal cost of the program  itself. You don’t think a program of this complexity and scope can run itself,  do you? Besides, there are millions of folks with lower incomes than you, even  many in the ‘middle class’, who qualify for subsidies that people like you  must support. That’s why they call it the ‘Affordable Plumbing Act’! Only  people who don’t make much money can afford it. If you want affordable  plumbing, you’ll have to give away most of what you have
accumulated and cut your and Michelle’s income by about 90%. Then  you can qualify to GET your ‘Fair Share’ instead of GIVING it.”

“But who would pass a crazy act like the ‘Affordable  Plumbing Act’?!” exclaims the exasperated Obama.

After a sigh, Troy replies, “Congress… because they didn’t read  it.”

This will help you understand  Obamacare…..