Obamacare By The Numbers

41,000. That’s the number of hospital staff that were laid off so far in 2013 – including more than 8,000 in the last month alone, as ObamaCare is phased in. Thousands more are expected to follow.

$30 billion. The amount of our money Washington has spent so far on a government-backed medical record database – a system that isn’t even close to being operational by its 2014 deadline.

$634 million. The massive amount of taxpayer dollars wasted on building the ObamaCare website – a website that has crashed frequently. This website is so expensive that it cost more to build than Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

300%. The increase a father of six and small business owner, Jeremy Nichols, will have to pay for healthcare in Alabama – for the exact same coverage. His family premiums are skyrocketing from $463 a month to $1,012 a month under ObamaCare.

Five. The number of people in the state of Iowa who enrolled in ObamaCare in the first two weeks of October. Since Iowa’s current population is just over 3 million, only a pitiful 0.0001% of Iowans bought plans through ObamaCare, despite massive taxpayer expense.

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