Article examines the costs to implement. Staggering. A few excerpts: Cost to US Treasury over $1.8 T over next 10 years. Medicaid expansion $700 B over 10 years CBO estimates individual penalties $45 B over 10 years CBO estimates employer penalties $140 B over 10 years Males age 20-29 see largest bump in premiums @ 59% increase Through March 2013 US Government has spent almost $400 M readying cloud computing capabilities for the exchanges. Delaying Employer mandate to cost $12 B to fed government and approximately 1 M will do without insurance that would have been covered. Med Device makers have paid $1 B in additional taxes this year (before implementation) and will pay $29 B in additional taxes over next 10 years. (those are additional taxes on top of what they already pay) To avoid paying the Obamacare penalty businesses have created over 700 K part time jobs this year representing 77% of total job creation. Health insurers eager to collect on 16 M new Medicaid patients as a result of this legislation. http://www.fool.com/investing/gener...ering-direct-indirect-costs-of-obamacare.aspx This may be the entitlement program that represents the "straw the breaks the camel's back"