The GOP's 5 Most Absurd Lies About Health-Care Reform, Debunked
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So the next time you hear someone waxing poetic about how "Obamacare" is a job-killing, deficit-increasing government takeover of our health-care system that we shouldn't have to subsidize with our taxpayer dollars, you'll know how to respond. And if all the above points fail you, just remember the number eight -- that's the sum total of Congressional Republicans who have forgone taxpayer-subsidized health care.
Lauren Kelley is an associate editor at AlterNet and a freelance writer and editor who has contributed to Change.org, The L Magazine and Time Out New York. She lives in Brooklyn. Follow her on Twitter here.