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Obamacare: Who will ignore
law´s requirements?

Politico, by Rachael Bade & Brett Norman

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/13/2013 5:06:52 PM

Millions of Americans may be wrestling with computer glitches to try to sign up for Obamacare, but many people eligible just won’t bother and will pay a price for it. Some will flout the mandate to buy coverage on ideological grounds, a health insurance version of civil disobedience. Some will opt for the penalty because it’s cheaper than paying for insurance, even with subsidies, as long as they don’t get sick and have to pay their own medical bills. And some are so confused about the president’s health care law that they may not even realize they have to pay

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/13/2013 5:13:47 PM     (No. 9563709)

A lot of people have told me they are not filing any tax return next year.
If the IRS inquires why, they will be it´s just a computer glitch.
The same excuse the administration used on us should work on them, right ?


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 10/13/2013 5:31:24 PM     (No. 9563727)

The law does not require Americans to buy insurance. Per the SCOTUS, it simply imposes a tax on those who don´t. Get it right!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 10/13/2013 5:48:53 PM     (No. 9563741)

Since I have good insurance through my wife´s plan I don´t need Obamacare, hopefully never will, so I am somewhat in the dark about something. I know there are different level plans with different deductibles. My question is, who is not going to be able to pay the deductible and what will happen? Will the government pay it for them, or will they be on the hook for it? And if they truly can´t pay, or won´t, how will that affect hospitals who are stuck with the bill? I´ve often wondered about this. Does anyone know?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tobias, 10/13/2013 5:55:59 PM     (No. 9563750)

What is not being reported. The penalty is $95 or 1% of years income. which ever is GREATER example. If you make $50,000 your cost is $500 and you are still uninsured. The cost of the penalty rises with each passing year. The government can attach your personal property or go into your checking to collect its money if you refuse to pay the penalty

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tren9, 10/13/2013 6:02:15 PM     (No. 9563759)

If they nail you for not signing up you could tell them your name is Timothy [the tax cheat] Geithner. Or that he´s your relative. That should take care of it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 10/13/2013 6:14:36 PM     (No. 9563770)

Not signing up hailed as CIVIL disobedience!
How can a supposed free citizen be forced to obey a dictated imposition?
Who will ignore the law?
The best bet is the hundreds of thousands who no longer have a job or below poverty level therefore no income to tax.
IRS audits worthless and not enough jails to hold all arrested plus the government must then support the children left unprotected.
It seems that the vets have the right idea barricade the WH until the law is repealed.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: geneinnyc, 10/13/2013 6:27:01 PM     (No. 9563785)

I will fill out my tax return, with the exception of the "Obamacare form."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/13/2013 6:29:01 PM     (No. 9563788)

You should not pay any attention to anything coming out of Politico. It´s pure propaganda.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/13/2013 6:39:34 PM     (No. 9563795)

Can´t wait to see Chicago street thugs signing up for health care coverage, while ignoring every other law under the sun.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 10/13/2013 6:42:27 PM     (No. 9563798)

#8, most of us who regularly visit this site are discerning adults who read a wide variety of sources...the first "must read" today is a Politico item...

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 10/13/2013 7:04:44 PM     (No. 9563809)

The Chief Magistrate of the nation has already violated many of the law´s requirements. Feel free to join him.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 10/13/2013 7:12:31 PM     (No. 9563815)

Anyone who puts his SSN into the Obamacare system will lose a lot more than tax/fee. Their identity and privacy will be about as private as lady-of-the-night´s privates.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/13/2013 7:22:05 PM     (No. 9563821)

Whether or not they can ´seize´ anything ~ it´s gotta´ eventually be subjected to judicial due process and that´s where the system breaks down.

The federal judiciary only handles about 1/2 million legal actions a year. Sufficient levels of civil disobedience ~ not paying Obama´s Jizya for example ~ can easily overload and collapse that system.

I´m sure Roberts had that in mind when he decided it was a tax ~ that takes much more than administrative due process to collect.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 10/13/2013 7:30:14 PM     (No. 9563826)

I know it will probably never happen, but I wish our side could organize a large scale civil disobedience and refuse to comply. Obama´s billions of bullets could be turned on crowds, but millions of American in their own homes, refusing to comply is a whole other and more difficult target for the thugocracy.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Quigley, 10/13/2013 7:45:54 PM     (No. 9563844)

The question is not "who will opt out?"

The question is: "how will the regime get all the LoFos who do not know who Joe Bi.Den is and who don´t pay taxes and who are camped out with the 99% to jump through all the hoops and to input their name and address and SS # into a government computer. Government has to advertise for people to sign up for food stamps- a program that´s been around for a long time.

This "build it and they will buy it" sounds like a failed solar car selling scheme.

They won´t come, they won´t buy it, and the regime will have to spend many, many years to change that.

Ha Ha. What mindless numbskulls that think the mindless numbskulls will obey just because the mindless numbskulls of the first part think the mindless numbskulls of the second part will recognize that the first mindless numbskulls are dong it "for their own good."

No wonder the mindless numbskulls of the first part can´t succeed in business. And now they think they can force the mindless numbskulls of the second part to give them success.

I repeat: Ha ha.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bob913, 10/13/2013 7:51:59 PM     (No. 9563851)

Kathleen Sebilius has stated as recently on the Jon Stewart show that if you pay the $2,000 fine you will not get medical care if you need it.

Right now everyone gets medical care.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: uno, 10/13/2013 8:30:20 PM     (No. 9563882)

Just wait until people with health insurance get slapped with fines because the government records aren´t up to speed. I can only imagine the cost and grief one will have to go thru to get out of that not to mention the other spin-off problems like a big hit to your credit rating and insurance rates!!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/13/2013 8:35:13 PM     (No. 9563885)

Jackwagons at politico. Hell, OBAMA HIMSELF has already ignored the law´s requirements, you morons!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 10/13/2013 8:51:31 PM     (No. 9563900)

It is not "flouting the law" to choose to pay the tax rather than get health insurance. There is no mandate to buy coverage. There is a tax which can be avoided by signing up for health insurance coverage.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/13/2013 9:30:33 PM     (No. 9563936)

#16, you ought to be able to get at least $2,000 worth of medical care if you pay the $2,000 fine.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/13/2013 10:03:10 PM     (No. 9563965)

I don´t need to be slapped in the face by a "discerning adult". A "discerning adult" should know propaganda when they see it but apparently we have one "discerning adult" poster who is not so discerning. My statement about Politico stands.

Please call me on it if I ever demonstate such a "full of myself" attitude.

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