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Anxiety rises as Americans
face start of Obamacare

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:FlyRight, 12/18/2012 8:00:04 AM

This March will mark three years since Obamacare became law, and it still has not had any serious effect on most Americans´ lives. That´s the way President Obama and the law´s Democratic authors planned it; they conveniently pushed the dislocations and unhappy consequences of national health care well past their re-election campaigns.But Obamacare will be here soon, with an Oct. 1, 2013, start of enrollment in insurance exchanges and a Jan. 1, 2014, deadline for full implementation. The political results could be deeply painful for democrats

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 12/18/2012 8:41:53 AM     (No. 9072299)

My premiums doubled and I had to drop my health care. Now my husband and I will be without any healthcare. With our doctor charging $150 a visit I am not sure what we will do about our care or our long term medication needs. We were told this increase was directly due to obamacare. It seems "free" healthcare is pretty expensive. I will never forgive our government or SC for burdening us with this pile of steaming poop. Especially since they are exempt from their own bill.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Crosscut, 12/18/2012 8:42:39 AM     (No. 9072300)

Obamacare poses the largest threat to America than the old USSR and the world of Islam combined. The Democrat Party is the real enemy of America and it´s future. Their to date successful overthrow of our government and legal system is very scary. The Tea Party, GOP governors and a few members of Congress are all we have between us and the tyranny of the Obama administration, Homeland Security, DOJ and the IRS.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 12/18/2012 8:42:47 AM     (No. 9072301)

Ah yes, thank you Judge Roberts!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lylacat, 12/18/2012 9:40:12 AM     (No. 9072403)

I am 73, and my doctor just told me that I will "not have to have" mammograms after two more years. I was stunned, and he said after age 75 mammograms are not paid by 0bamacare. So I asked him if woman do not get breast cancer after age 75; his reply was that, no, there is a higher incidence of cancer in the later years. Fairness? 0bama calls this fairness.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: FunOne, 12/18/2012 9:41:07 AM     (No. 9072405)

Agree, #3. Another liberal thinker appointed to the Supreme Court by a republican president.

If we ever get another chance to appoint a Justice, we need to be as polar about the conservative agenda as the democrats are about appointing liberals.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: chance_232, 12/18/2012 9:54:30 AM     (No. 9072426)

Just wait until the "47%" discover that Obamacare isnt "free". And just wait for the schumer to hit the fan when they are assed a "tax" for not having insurance.

This is something that the GOP and Romney should have hammered on everyday during the campaign.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jfodoch, 12/18/2012 10:56:11 AM     (No. 9072547)

As I stated on another post, State Governors may be our only hope -- that and prayer, of course! How about some leadership out there!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/18/2012 10:59:58 AM     (No. 9072556)

People seem the think that the goal of Obamacare was health care--it was about political power and control.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 12/18/2012 11:07:56 AM     (No. 9072570)

The Republican Party couldn´t hammer the Obamacare point home because in their stupidity, they nominated man who signed the MA health care law that was the model for Obamacare. He would have been massacred by BO and the press if he´d said anything about the impending disaster.

My only consolation is that the people who voted for BO (young, minorities, liberal suburbanites) are the ones most likely to get hammered over the next four years.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/18/2012 11:32:00 AM     (No. 9072615)

It´s not only Obamacare that I fear. This man has nothing good in store for the USA. Everything he does is intended to harm the country.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: KimoSaavy, 12/18/2012 12:55:59 PM     (No. 9072849)

For the umpteenth time, its obamaNOcare. The democrats will find a way to blame the republicans for the disaster that is obamaNOcare For example:

Blame the governers not implementing exchanges
Blame businesses for reducing to 30 hours work week or forced partime
Blame the business that fire to drop to less than 50? employees
Blame insurance companies for raising premiums
Blame doctors for dropping medicare folks
Blame the green giant as services are reduced
Blame the leprechauns for progressive rationing of major services. If you are 60 +, forget cancer drugs
Blame everybody but obamaNOcare

Unfortunatetly, the 50% will buy the lie and dems will skate again because the republicans don´t know how to play the game.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bob913, 12/18/2012 1:03:45 PM     (No. 9072867)

Byron you need to re-write that first sentence!
FTA: ...and it still has not had any serious effect on most Americans´ lives.

The company I work for has bee firing thousands of people and still in the process of more firings. All because of obamacare!

Millions of people have lost their jobs due to obamacare and the massive taxes it brings.

Where have you been Byron?

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