You can't. That is the point.
Classic failure of the left to understand the difference between impositions based on choice and those based on coercion. Employees could always choose to work for a different employer.
Or, horror of horrors, they could -- pay for it.
I was actually referring to the pre-mandate world. Besides, don't you know that it costs as much as $600 per year?
I think a more interesting discussion actually revolves around "We Survived Bush, You'll Survive Obama." Where to start?
Obama has largely continued Bush policies, differing primarily in that the current president's deficit spending has no air of restraint. The open question is, will any of us survive the two of them?