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Euphoria of Obamacare becomes nightmare
of higher premiums and deductibles

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:Flyright, 12/10/2013 9:14:43 AM

From a distance of three and a half years, the events of March 23, 2010, the day President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, seem like something from another world.On that day, the Democrats who gathered in the East Room of the White House for the signing ceremony could barely contain their joy. They cheered, they laughed, they shouted, they pumped their fists, they wouldn´t sit down. They chanted "Fired up -- ready to go!" as they had at Obama campaign rallies. When the president recognized Nancy Pelosi, then speaker of the House, the chant

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/10/2013 10:06:52 AM     (No. 9647966)

If you want to end the nightmare, those that vote in a State where their vote actually counts ( unlike NYS where i live )should cast their ballot for the Republican candidate during the next few elections. We have a Congress of Cowards who just tell us how illegal, unlawful, and un-Constitutional the Obama Administration is, but they do NOTHING about it. They hold meetings and cast meaningless votes, but they do not initiate litigation, start impeachment proceedings,
or take whatever other legal steps can be used to impede the Administrations goals. So
we need a new, fresh, brave cast of officials who WILL take action. VOTE the bums out and change the course of the USA.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 12/10/2013 10:11:19 AM     (No. 9647973)

I heard some DemocRAT the other day saying how he was going to run on a platform of supporting programs that don´t force people to go into bankruptcy when they get sick.

Perhaps the Republicans need to focus their campaigns on a platform of keeping people out of bankruptcy for staying well because they have to buy expensive, high-deductible, high-cost Obamacare health insurance policies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 12/10/2013 10:35:41 AM     (No. 9648015)

Well, we had to pass it to find out what was in it.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Axeman, 12/10/2013 10:54:12 AM     (No. 9648052)

"Nightmare", a word I often associate with 0bomunism.
Pray we will wake up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/10/2013 10:58:28 AM     (No. 9648064)

What we have is 1890s health care which is none at all. We will be lucky to find a country doctor who doubles as a livestock vet to treat our illnesses much less a hospital with real people not doing paper work.
Obama and his cabal of misfits has destroyed a health care system that worked. Existing health care coverage might have needed tweaking around the edges but now we have none or any that we can afford.
In the past two centuries people died young from simple maladies that could have been treated in today´s medicine.
This monstrosity was set up as nothing but a theft scheme to drain money from people to line pockets of cronies and unions. It was never meant to work.
I hope communist democrats suffer the wrath of the voters but Republicans better take heed that repeal and a fix to replace personal health coverage or they will get booted out.
As long as Obama holds the veto pen this will never be repealed while he´s in office.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MirJoy, 12/10/2013 11:06:25 AM     (No. 9648079)

FTA: "At the time (2010), no one had any idea..."

Why did no one have ANY idea about Obamacare? Why weren´t conservative reporters all over Betsey McCaughey´s reports on ObamaCare like white on rice?

I´ll never understand why the Republican Establishment is so against the Tea Party. Did any of them attend any Tea Party rallies in 2009? Taxed Enough Already - aren´t any of THEM Taxed Enough Already? Maybe if they had gotten the Tea Party mindset then, and educated themselves and others on what ObamaCare was really about, then Democrats along with Republicans would have voted against ObamaCare because the outcry from their constituents would have been so loud!

No one had any idea, indeed.................

That´s why less and less people are watching their programs and reading their papers.

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