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The Young Aren´t So Dumb After All
Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:RustMB, 12/5/2013 6:58:48 AM

Millennials: Having failed to convince the public that ObamaCare is a good thing, President Obama on Wednesday tried selling his snake oil to young people. Turns out they aren´t buying it, either — nor should they. Despite the administration spending a fortune promoting ObamaCare, enlisting celebrities to endorse it, and telling moms to get their kids to sign up, most young people disapprove of the law. A Harvard University Institute of Politics survey of 18- to 29-year-olds found that 57% oppose ObamaCare. More than half think it will increase their costs, and a plurality (40%) believe it will hurt the quality of

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Reply 1 - Posted by: quantumman, 12/5/2013 7:06:21 AM     (No. 9640961)

I saw him speaking about redistribution yesterday. The flop sweat on his brow is noticeable. He is so desperate he is doubling down on socialism. If he is not heavily medicated he should be.

Keep those emails and calls coming in to your congressmen. The Dem´s are all losing in the polls and before too long they will throw the baby out with the bathwater and Hilary as well.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bevan, 12/5/2013 7:26:15 AM     (No. 9640987)

This is BS. They voted for free stuff and are now realizing they´re not getting it. They still won´t vote for a conservative.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StuartL, 12/5/2013 7:27:36 AM     (No. 9640990)

Yes they are. If they hadn´t suddenly been hit in the wallet they´d still be chanting the praises of the Lightbringer.

As it is, half of them, abetted by the media, will contort themselves into believing the mess is someone -- anyone -- else´s fault.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/5/2013 7:36:48 AM     (No. 9641002)

Omamama has already broken the law on several Obamacare items,so there´s nothing to stop him from making up a new law,with billions in subsidies to get young people back.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: CincyMom, 12/5/2013 7:39:01 AM     (No. 9641005)

My granddaughter and most of her friends (brilliant kids all) were eligible to vote this time around. Not one of them voted for Obama. I had really expected that some of them would have ingested the Kool Aid. They did not.

And these are young people who attend a university that is now agonizing over their lack of "diversity". How they have managed to stay strong, I don´t know. But, bless them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/5/2013 8:19:05 AM     (No. 9641054)

They voted in droves for him twice. Enough said!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: FLCracker, 12/5/2013 9:00:03 AM     (No. 9641119)

Young people don´t really vote Democrat-Republican; liberal-conservative.

They vote establishment-anti-establishment.

For the new crop of young voters, Obama has been the president since they were about 12 year old and becoming aware of the political scene.

To them, Obamas IS the establishment to rebel against.

And every year, it only gets worse.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/5/2013 9:38:54 AM     (No. 9641195)

You know that refrain from the song in "South Pacific": "They have to be carefully taught"

These kids were carefully taught socialism in school. That they have any sense at all despite that is whether their parents carefully taught them true Constitutional conservative values to counter what they learned in school (and in the media).

Apparently, not enough parents did, so the kids are having to learn it the hard way.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jglas, 12/5/2013 9:51:25 AM     (No. 9641226)

I doubt Obama/Reid/Pelosi expected the very healthy and invincible but dirt poor youths (their traditional condition) to Pay $1635 they don´t have for insurance they don´t need when they can opt out for $95. Is this administration really so stupid they thought they would? I don´t think so. This plan is intended to fail. Watch for the switch to single payer attempt in this bait and switch scheme . . . that´ll get the youths back since then, from their point of view, health care will be free.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 12/5/2013 11:06:55 AM     (No. 9641361)

"The Young Aren´t So Dumb After All"

Yes they are - and they are greedy socialists too.

They put Obama in the White House twice when the thought he would be taking wealth from others to give them more free stuff.

Now they find out he will be taking FROM them they are disillusioned.

If Obama said "Okay, you don´t have to pay for ObamaCare." They would go right back to idolizing him.


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