The $5.8 billion could have been spent on:
1,343,837
employees paying for their healthcare contributions for a year.
This year's campaigning
could help Americans
and their families pay for the
minimum obamacare
tax as it increases
over the years.
The money would cover:
INDIVIDUALS
61,052,631
People paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2014.
17,846,153
People paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2015.
8,345,323
People paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2016.
FAMILIES
20,350,877
families paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2014.
5,948,717
.
families paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2015.
2,781,774
families paying the minimum
Obamacare tax in 2016.
76,315,789
people.
That's almost
4,000
Times the number of
starbucks in the
entire world.
With the campaign money raised,
678,838
Cancer patients could pay for a year's worth of:
Doctor Visits
Medicines
Lost Wages
Travel to
Appointments
Sources: bls.gov - wsj.com - finance.yahoo.com - usatoday.com - newmediajournal.us - nytimes.com
The Dollars and Senselessness of Political Campaigning – How would you spend 5.8 billion dollars? Americans often discuss the high cost of campaigns. Learn how this money could have been spent, and then create and share your own way of spending it. #Election2012
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