Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act, said on Tuesday that the healthcare law, set to go into full effect in less than eight months, is “probably the most complex piece of legislation ever passed by the United States Congress” and “is just beyond comprehension.” Rockefeller said he is concerned that early missteps with implementing the healthcare overhaul may cascade into confusion and chaos. The law, said Rockefeller, is “so complicated and if it isn’t done right the first time, it will just simply get worse.” Rockefeller’s consternation echoes comments made earlier this
Comments: They knew this when they shoved that abomination through.
You helped ram it down our throats without reading it. Blood is on your hands, Sir. You know that not one program run by our government is working. You make all these promises which are never kept. You are to blame for the mess we are in. How do you sleep at night?
Years ago Democrats were always saying if a small country like Sweden can have free health insurance why can´t we? If I heard it once I heard it a thousand times. There was no short, easy answer. They were not going to listen anyway.
Like every other whim they get, they just plow forward until they get what they want. They seldom learn anything through their constant failures.
When a rabid left winger like Rockefeller says "get it right the first time". It is code speak for "take your time" or in other words push the bad effects out beyond 2014. It is curious that Sebelius is saying exactly "admitting" that difficulties in 0bamacare were unanticipated. The ´Rats are running scared keep your eyes open.
Obamacare was never about health care, it was and is all about control. If the government can control to whom and how health care is delivered, it has the power of total control over you. If the progressives are successful in their zeal to grab our guns, it´s over. We are being pushed to the brink of civil dispbedience by progressive zealots who believe their goal is in sight. No matter what Mr. Rockefeller is saying now, the ACA is going directly as planned.
From internal provider point of view, we know it will have to be scrapped, John Roberts aside. The voting blocks alone of people who will NOT receive decent care of any kind, let alone quality, will determine whether it will be a storming of the Bastille or worse come not-too-distant election years.
Palliative care only for stroke patients over 65+. Strokes recoverable from with therapy now, O-care will not cover.
I´ve never quite understood why one of the Rockefellers would choose to live in West Virginia. I mean, I love West Virginia, I visit there regularly. But how in the world did it ever become part of the Rockefeller orbit?
Big Sis says no one anticipated the complexity... Wrong. Everyone on this side tried to warn the Rats but they were not about to listen. Centralized control is the solution for Rats and the problem for everyone else. The left will not let complexity get in the way of their goals and when it causes problems they can blame that on others.
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pete moss, 4/13/2013 11:24:52 AM (No. 9273532)
I wonder if John Roberts was paid off or threatened by Omaomao. I believe there is something really stinky about that one. Meanwhile, We´ve got a bunch of morons in Congress all set to legalize twelve million, twenty million, who really knows how many, undocumented Democrats. That will do wonders for our health care, won´t it? I´m starting to come to the conclusion that maybe, in the long run, the best hope for the late great USA is for the North Koreans to plant one right on top of Wa.D.C.
The sad part is we, not them (congress is exempt), have to pay because the dems didn´t take the time to read the bill. Rock should be ashamed of admitting this, it just makes them look incompetent. Wonder how many nights he´s spent in W.Va....just remember Nancys bigggggg gavel, it will go down in history....
If J-Rock(D-WV), feels so poorly about the legislation he helped craft, then how about he lead a new effort to abolish this monstrosity, or if that doesn`t interest him, then an easier solution would be to pass a bill mandating all federal workers, an anyone else not currently subject to Obamacare, to be included in its mandate.
I`d love nothing better than to see J-Rock standing in line with me for 3 hours waiting for his 5 minute doctor visit.
Now that Jay Rockefeller will not be seeking re-election in 2014, he´s beginning to speak the truth. Many on the Left knew that this legislation was horrible, but they went along with it because that´s what Pelosi, Obama, and Reid wanted. The goal was not a good piece of legislation--the goal is to force American into a single-payer system. This horrible legislation will be that vehicle, and that´s why Democrats supported this. We can only hope (but not with the media´s help) that Americans will discover the damage before it´s too late.
"Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who groused that "no one fully anticipated” all the complexities of the federal government´s deep penetration into an industry that represents one-fifth of the U.S. economy"
Pretty hard to anticipate complexity when they didn´t even read the bill they voted into law to screw us with.
The SOB´s didn´t read this"bill " ,they don´t know what they (ie the democrats) were voting for except they have given us socialized medicine ,VA medicine for everyone butthe president and senators and congressmen.
#17 has it right. Obama stated this was his plan before being elected in 2008--passing this ´read later´, hasty legislation was the precursor for single payer. He even stated it would take 10-15 years to accomplish universal government healthcare. They are busy ruining private insurance and Medicare with the goal of a transition to universal single payer.
In what universe do you pass a bill you have not read nor do not understand? Ask any 2nd grader and they would not agree to anything so stupid and yet it was done (and will be done again with immigration and gun control). We need to empty the sewer in Washington and start by ousting Harry Reid, by taking the Senate, and John Boehner by electing conservatives to the House and having a "pay back" for his misdeeds. Enough is enough!
One thing is for certain, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), can afford to pay for his healthcare out of pocket. He will not be needing O-Care, and will just pay the fine and go to Cuba, Mexico, or Saudi Arabia and pay whatever the price is so he won´t have to wait in line, get a pill instead of an operation and a full staff of medical professionals standing by rather than a SEIU government employee clerk handing him end of life pamphlets when he is 85 years old.
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