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Obamacare Escapes the Chains of Law
Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/17/2013 5:16:29 AM

You Want to Sell Obamacare You’ve Got to Take Care of Obama: Megan McArdle notes that Obama’s HHS has “reached the limits of its November strategy of using last-minute rule-making to implement on-the-fly changes to the law.” No more rules! Now insurance companies are being “encouraged” and “strongly encouraged” to extend deadlines, accept late payments, pay for some out-of-network doctors and out of plan prescriptions. Many of these things violate the formal terms of the deal the government had made with insurers and will cost the latter money. “They’re asking insurers to pay for the mistakes” the administration made in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 12/17/2013 6:24:26 AM     (No. 9656846)

Obama Escapes the Chains of Law
(headline corrected)

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Reply 2 - Posted by: uno, 12/17/2013 6:37:02 AM     (No. 9656854)

I don´t know why they didn´t do like the NFL and sell you a PSL (Permanent Seat License) for $3,000.00 to give you the right to buy health insurance at highly inflated prices. At least it woulda been a little more honest!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jalo1951, 12/17/2013 6:40:10 AM     (No. 9656855)

Why isn´t this behavior being challenged in the courts? How in the world can he get away with changing the law on a whim? It is no longer the law that was passed. If possible it is actually worse.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Poobah, 12/17/2013 6:45:27 AM     (No. 9656861)

ObamaCare is going to fail because it both expensive and optional:
-- It’s expensive because it covers preexisting conditions.
-- Since it covers preexisting conditions, it’s optional. If you get sick you can get the health insurance in a short period of time;

So the smart thing to do is to opt out until you get sick. So most of the people in the plan will be sick, and there will be a “death spiral.”


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Reply 5 - Posted by: rsgonner, 12/17/2013 7:21:54 AM     (No. 9656904)

Unfortunately he gets away with this because the republicans are too busy bashing conservatives to care.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: guybee, 12/17/2013 7:28:41 AM     (No. 9656913)

Anyone who understands the principles of insurance knows what these IDIOTS have written into the law is wrong. It won´t work.

When you have the ability to opt in and out based on your needs, it is called SELECTION AGAINST THE COMPANY. It is the one thing insurance companies have to protect against.

If you owned and insurance company and the healthy people cancelled their policies because the cost/benefit was too high - and the unhealthy people stayed because they got more bang for the buck - how long do you think your company would last?

This is what is going to happen. The unhealthy people will flock to this welfare program and the unhealthy ones will stay away.

This is exactly how it was BEFORE Obamacare - except the healthy people could buy their own insurance from whatever company they chose. Now the Government, in their infinite, communistic wisdom, have chosen to stop the free market and try to control it.

Make no mistake, communism has made huge progress in the USA. The promised take over occurred without a bullet being fired and with the vast majority of the people not even realizing it was happening.

Welcome to the NEW AMERICA.




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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 12/17/2013 7:50:06 AM     (No. 9656939)

Yes indeed #6! I´ve said it before and I´ll say it again:
Welcome to The New Communism of Unnecessary, Autocratic, Over-Reaching, Over-bearing, High-Handed, Regulation brought to you by the Øbamboozler and Progressivism (rymes with Oppressivism)!
Who needs enemies when we have “Protection” like this?
Why the only thing missing now is a wall and concertina wire!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Architect, 12/17/2013 8:26:58 AM     (No. 9656989)

Law? We don´t need no stinkin law! Obama is the Emperor of North America. He can do anything he wants. He can make a law that is "The Law of the Land", make everyone subject to it except himself and his cronies in the Congress and of course his loyal subjects in the Unions. He can unilaterally select the parts of the law he wants to obey and he doesn´t have to obey any he doesn´t like or are inconvenient. Like the ones that are due to start up before the next election. Those are the ones that could cause a peasant revolt. He doesn´t have to worry about legal challanges. The Attorney General will back up everything he says and his good buddy Justice Roberts has his back. In the words of Mel Brooks, "Its Good to be King!"

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/17/2013 9:02:27 AM     (No. 9657043)

Call it all the cutesy little words the left uses to camouflage their group but they are just plain Communist.
The lofos and youth don´t even identify with the word. It´s not even in their lexicon of tweets, twitters and texting. Clueless about the freedoms they are losing and the criminal communist cabal who are taking it away while destroying the USA.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FLCracker, 12/17/2013 9:03:26 AM     (No. 9657044)

Because virtually everyone sees this:

health insurance = health care

and it just ain´t so.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: maryc, 12/17/2013 9:21:31 AM     (No. 9657084)

If you want to keep your dr then you must be selfish If you don´t let them take everything you have and give you nothing in return then you are not cool and you are the reason this doesn´t work therefore you must be a tea party racist

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Reply 12 - Posted by: peterfleming, 12/17/2013 9:25:02 AM     (No. 9657092)

Half of America could avoid "medical coverage panic" simply by not buying ANYthing advertised on TV. High sugar, Fat filled, wheat based, chemicalized dairy, all of it weakens the immune system. Avoid it, stay away from TV foods and Obama´s criminal organizers.
Merry Christmas to all !

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Reply 13 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/17/2013 11:08:41 AM     (No. 9657263)

Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing [a people] to slavery.
- Thomas Jefferson

He knew.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/17/2013 11:32:35 AM     (No. 9657324)

Amen #13. TJ knew all too well. That´s why he wrote in the Declaration of Independence that part about free men (and women) are duty bound to rise up in revolt to throw off a tyrannical government and replace it with one that is not. I´m ready for the revolt.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: harper, 12/17/2013 3:15:13 PM     (No. 9657617)

By this time next year, the incompetence, lying and muddle will have been twisted by the Dem-media machine so much that the Republicans will then be successfully blamed for the entire mess, and the Dems will "step in" to "save" the medical system...with single payer.

McCain will offer to mediate.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 12/17/2013 7:07:07 PM     (No. 9657864)

Obamacare, we now find takes all of our assests and private property at death...in a payback scam....as he shovels reparations to one group...he steals generational wealth from another...


This will not be to get at Medicaid patients assets...but to get assets of all they choose at death ...you will no longer be allowed to leave your children anything...all private property and assets will go to the state...
This is why Obama is running the debt up..so there will no longer be privately owned property...everything will belong to the state...Welcome to Communisn...Obama style...mixed with RETRIBUTION

Better find that birth certificate...and prove Obama has no standing whatsoever to make these laws and to destroy our constitution....Along with the middle class among others...


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Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of the politically conservative Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, writing in the The Washington Times, called the recovery provision “a cash cow for states to milk the poor and the middle class.”

“People will think this is wonderful, this is free insurance,” Orient said in an interview. “They don’t realize it’s really a loan, and is secured by any property they have.”



Better find that birth certificate...and prove Obama has no standing to make these was and destroy our constitution....And the middle class among others...




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