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Subject:  Re: The ACA, a chart Date:  11/3/2013  10:14 AM
Author:  THEMATHISNEAR Number:  1908661 of 1954917

Felix, I have no burden of proof to refute a blog post with no data, only the suppositions of one who clearly has a stake in the outcome.

His blithe statement that 80% will be unaffected makes absolutely no sense. There will be additional costs, and these will get imposed upon the 80%. He is the typical ivory-tower expert, with all sorts of models that are based on faulty assumptions. If you ignore gravity, friction and thermodynamics, you can have a perpetual motion machine. Similarly, if you ignore the effects of imposing additional costs, you can say things like '80% will be unaffected.'
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