The price of pizza is set to rise because of Obamacare.


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Now we have to repeal it: The price of pizza is going to rise because of Obamacare.

Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter says that Obamacare will result in a $0.11 to $0.14 price increase per pizza, or $0.15 to $0.20 cents per order.

The fact is that these kinds of price increases are going to occur across the board in almost all service industries, since higher regulation always leads to higher prices.

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4 comments

  • haha . i think it is more effective to argue that obamacare won’t improve health coverage . i bet most people would be happy to pay 20 cents more for every pizza they eat if they think it means poor people are getting healthcare

  • wodun

    That is just the price of a pizza it doesn’t reflect the price increase on all other goods and services. It is guaranteed to continue increasing because Obamacare doesn’t do anything to address the root causes that effect the high cost of healthcare and because requirements will change based on the whims of whoever is the head of HHS.

  • well yeh I’m just saying there are a lot of people that would be willing to pay more for goods and services or pay more taxes if they thought it was going to help poor people with health care , so i think it is more effective to just argue that obamacare won’t be effective in helping poor people get better healthcare

  • wodun

    Very true Walter.

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