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Ouch: Obamacare Enrollment Numbers
Fall Two Million Short of Goal

Townhall.com, by Sarah Jean Seman

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Posted By:FlyRight, 12/29/2013 5:28:27 PM

White House officials announced Sunday that Obamacare enrollment has reached more than 1.1 million, this falls more than 2 million sign-ups short of their 2013 goal.As reported by TIME: The federal health care marketplace saw only 27,000 people sign up in October and 137,000 in November. Though surpassing the million mark is a positive sign for President Barack Obama’s landmark health care reform, the administration had hoped that more 3.3 million Americans would sign up for insurance through federal and state exchanges by year’s end. White House officials have yet to release data on the 14 states managing their own exchanges. Figures


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mabeldog, 12/29/2013 5:37:54 PM     (No. 9672038)

Missing from these signups is 1) the number getting taxpayer subsidies and more importantly 2) the number signing up for Medicaid courtesy of the taxpayers and 3) how many young invincibles have signed up. Let´s see THOSE numbers

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Reply 2 - Posted by: geo11, 12/29/2013 5:41:24 PM     (No. 9672043)

They are mostly people signing up for Medicaid. How many enrollees have actually paid any money? ObamaScare is in a death spiral but Obama will not accept this realty. There are many more people that have lost their insurance than have signed up for this Ponzi scheme.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 12/29/2013 5:42:15 PM     (No. 9672045)

Although the Obama Mob would never admit it, their scheme of socialized medicine has just been subjected to a national referendum, and it failed abjectly.
When, O When will what passes for the Opposition hammer on this and move on with the repeal process?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nosillod, 12/29/2013 5:43:50 PM     (No. 9672046)

Wait a minute, there are supposedly 30-45 million uninsured people in the United States and the administration´s goal is to have 3 million signed up for mandatory insurance by the time of the deadline??? Just like everything else in D.C. this doesn´t add up. Somewhere in there are several more lies, including 1.1 million new enrollees.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Janjan, 12/29/2013 5:47:10 PM     (No. 9672049)

In other words there was a net loss of 3.9 million insured Americans since October. Yeah, that´s something to be proud if.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Dante, 12/29/2013 5:50:47 PM     (No. 9672055)

Still no evidence that people actually have insurance until they attempt to use it. Medicaid sign-ups are hardly a victory, they are just more of a drag on the taxpayer.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Guard SGT (ret), 12/29/2013 6:23:02 PM     (No. 9672086)

Is this how many saw the first screen for Barry´s Unaffordable Care Act?

Is this how many started to fill out the screens?

Is this how many did complete the screens, but haven´t paid?

Is this how many have paid, but have yet to get a policy?

Is this how many have a policy that will be honored?

The 1.1 million can be any of the above. I think the first is the most likely.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/29/2013 6:23:10 PM     (No. 9672087)

Why do we even need health insurance when we have been repeatedly told that Obama is the messiah?? ABC´s Barbara Walters is already in line for Obama´s "bestowing of a brain" miracle. If the messiah can cure BaWa, he can surely cure the lame, the sore, the lazy, the LoFos, the grown kids in the basement and the takers.

Obama the Mendacious needs to have at least 40% of the alleged enrollees to be age 30 or less in order to subsidize the pre-existings. From the lack of data, this false messiah has fallen far short of that 40%.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/29/2013 6:43:54 PM     (No. 9672101)

right now(as i understand it) if you are over 55 and on medicaid, the states can come after your estate to recoup payments. How long before those rules change and ALL medicaid payments get taken out of your estate? Going to be a big surprise for those college kids getting on medicaid

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Reply 10 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 12/29/2013 7:22:42 PM     (No. 9672124)

And these numbers don´t reflect the magnitude of the imbalance. The people who signed up are probably the most in need of health care, the most expensive to care for, the ones who could not get insurance before.

The ones BO desperately needs to have sign up, the healthy folks who would have to be also morons to pay absurd prices for something they don´t need, THEY are apparently not as dumb as BO thinks.

They want 7 million by March but I´ll bet that those who NEED the insurance have signed up already and the numbers will bottom out from now on. If that is correct, BOCare is DOA.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: comstock, 12/29/2013 8:17:35 PM     (No. 9672173)

One of their arguments for Obamacare was the 30 million uninsured, of which 12-15 million were ineligible illegal aliens, another 10 million were self-insured, and the rest eligible for medicaid, but not signed up.

Another was the number of uninsured showing up at the Emergency Room, getting care, and not paying the bill, thus costing us more for our care.

What I want to know is what was the total cost for those unpaid Emergency Room visits, vs. the cost for all the subsidies, taxes on all plans plus the Medical Device tax, increased rates for the rest of us, and the costs for the increased Medicaid enrollment.

When this all boils out the increased costs will be $billions per year, 30 million will still be without insurance, and people will still show up in the Emergency Room and fail to pay because the deductible on their "Bronze Plan" is $10,000 and they don´t have the money.

What a deal!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: reddfroge, 12/29/2013 9:15:12 PM     (No. 9672218)

If I understand all of this, even if you have ´enrollered´, that does not mean you are covered by insurance come Jan 1.
Until you make a payment to an insurance company for coverage and that payment ´clears´ are you covered...like, before Obamacare...right????

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FunOne, 12/29/2013 10:41:48 PM     (No. 9672271)

This is the first time that citizens have been able to vote on Obamacare, and they are voting with their keyboards.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/30/2013 4:38:54 AM     (No. 9672354)

What I want to see is how many times the site was hacked and how many are now subjected to identity theft. Last I heard, the WH refuses to release this information. Must be the numbers are astronomical.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rinktum, 12/30/2013 7:15:11 AM     (No. 9672430)

Exactly #1. Show us all the stats not just the cherry picked numbers and explanations.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: uno, 12/30/2013 7:37:33 AM     (No. 9672452)

Figures lie and liars figure. No matter what the actual numbers are, no matter how you want to parse, purée, slice or dice them, it spells disaster with a capital D. A massive, expensive disaster. Another in the long line of expensive disasters that the Øbamboozler is famous for strapping the country with spending money we don´t have!
The Master of Disaster keeps on delivering the hits! Won´t be long now until he implements the Grecian Formula for economic failure.
If I wanted America to fail, I wouldn´t change a thing.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Buttercup82, 12/30/2013 8:05:08 AM     (No. 9672505)

Largest redistribution of wealth, evah!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mizzmac, 12/30/2013 8:06:01 AM     (No. 9672507)

Like so many government programs, (N)o-care is overbudget, impossibly inefficient, and seen as a freebie by the majority of users. The money is gone. Where did it really go--because (N)o-care as a payment system for healthcare treatment is vapor. I suspect the DNC coffers are fatter, but everyone else is fleeced.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: M2, 12/30/2013 9:17:54 AM     (No. 9672639)

Sorry, but I don´t believe that the number of signups they´re trying to blow up the butts of Americans is correct.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: strike3, 12/30/2013 9:29:22 AM     (No. 9672655)

This legislation started out as a big lie and the lies keep getting worse. There is no way that income for the obamacare system will ever come close to payout. It´s an unsustainabe failure but they have to keep lying to keep it on life support.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Arby, 12/30/2013 9:46:39 AM     (No. 9672687)

The Ldotters see through this tripe instantly. Take out the Medicaid enrollees, the enrollees getting hefty subsidies, the enrollees who are very sick and the stooge who ´enrolled´ Fauxbama and how many are left? Any at all? Ask President Jarrett.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: bpl40, 12/30/2013 10:11:50 AM     (No. 9672723)

The TIME report says "signed up". The Regime announcement says "enrolled". Which is it? Seems like a Clitonsque word play about the meaning of "is" might be afoot. Don´t believe a word till we see full and verified details.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: nevernaught, 12/30/2013 10:40:21 AM     (No. 9672763)

You know how they lie about numbers. All the illegal criminals in California have free Medical care already. The money they earn isn´t taxed, and much of it is sent to relatives all points south.

ObamaCare is only about control anyway. Get rid of Congressional Democrat majorities and get a Conservative President elected and nobody with any sense will cry when this form of Socialized medicine disappears.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: NotaBene, 12/30/2013 11:19:11 AM     (No. 9672826)

Quite true, Illegal Aliens and the poor always had free medical treatment. This is an effort by our Socialist-in-Chief to bring everyone to the same lower playing field. They call it equity. Thirty million New Democrat voters is worth having all of US a notch down. Redistribute away, tax and spend and elect and elect.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/30/2013 11:31:58 AM     (No. 9672850)

As been mentioned numerous times here on this site, once the crash of Obozocare happens, that´s when Obozo will step forward and proclaim that not enough people "enrolled" in obozocare, so he is going to implement single payer healthcare. And each person with a taxable job will be taxed to pay for it. And he and his mob will find some horribly twisted reason that he, the sainted one, can do all of this by executive order. He doan need no stinking legislature!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: franq, 12/30/2013 11:54:07 AM     (No. 9672876)

It´s dead, Jim.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: readitfirst, 12/30/2013 1:32:58 PM     (No. 9672976)

Like everyone here I don´t believe what´s being reported. However this stat, regardless of who it´s counting, is actually a bell ringer to the reality that the rest of us--the MAJORITY OF AMERICANS ARE NOT SIGNING ONTO THIS.

What is Obama and his party of thieves going to do now to force us to play along?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: virbots, 12/30/2013 5:23:12 PM     (No. 9673282)

Wouldn´t it be nice if website owners could simply declare a goal for number of visitors and for it to just magically happen? Without the need for marketing or a decent product?

These guys passed a law basically mandating that people go to their website, and they *still* couldn´t get it done!

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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal

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