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Kinda funny but kinda sad
PJ Media, by Richard Fernandez

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Posted By:Hazymac, 12/31/2013 12:26:16 PM

Perhaps the saddest and funniest story in recent days comes from Forbes. Merrill Matthews, himself an insurance industry leader, writes about how his industry was led on by the golden visions of Obamacare only to find itself in a waterless desert. While being courted by the president they were shown fleeting glimpses of gold and jewels. But what they got instead was a website that wouldn’t accept payments and a set of rules that forced them to accept non-paying customers, retroactively. (Snip) And since many new Obamacare patients are in fact being put on expanded Medicaid they will soon learn

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Those who have successfully signed onto Obamacare will soon discover that having a medical insurance card does not guarantee that they will receive timely treatment from a physician. As I have said before, passing Obamacare was the worst political mistake made by a major party in our lifetimes. The Democrats own this monstrosity lock, stock, and barrel; they can say goodbye to the political status quo. And look out below.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 12/31/2013 12:40:02 PM     (No. 9674264)

Sort of amazing that anybody, ever, believed a thing Barack Obama said. All he has ever done is take. He does not give, ever. He steals from one to reward another one for voting for him. It´s all spoils and booty with him. No trust, no honesty, no integrity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 12/31/2013 2:01:02 PM     (No. 9674359)

Suckers. But what choice did they have, really.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 12/31/2013 2:02:56 PM     (No. 9674363)

Part funny and part sad but one hundred percent deserved by the gullible CEOs who focused like a laser on the bottom line but ignored the sleazy kenyan holding a knife at their throats.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 12/31/2013 2:27:08 PM     (No. 9674394)

The plan to run the insurers out of the market is coming along nicely. Once they are out then single payer (crapcare) becomes a necessity

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pros7767, 12/31/2013 2:35:34 PM     (No. 9674404)

My sympathy is reserved for those who had great insurance that are now getting screwed. Unlike the insurance companies, these people didn´t deserve to get screwed.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hotcorner, 12/31/2013 2:38:39 PM     (No. 9674408)

January 2014: I cannot wait for democratic voters to experience their first doctor´s visit when they are asked to come up with cash until their deductible is exhausted. Or, when the lofo´s find that Obamacare is NOT FREE.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sheepfarmer, 12/31/2013 3:05:01 PM     (No. 9674427)

It´s their own fault for going along with it, along with the AMA, AARP, and other groups whose endorsements apparently mean something to someone, and all of the gullible people who really believed they would get great health care for free.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/31/2013 4:14:46 PM     (No. 9674490)

The insurance companies could have stopped this dead in its tracks. There are not many more scary phrases than "You could lose your health insurance." If the companies had had any PR against it, folks would have gone nuts. The insurance companies deserve what they get, the people don´t.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/1/2014 12:20:41 AM     (No. 9675003)

Let´s cut to the truth. Insurers saw millions of Americans signing up online and saw dollar signs as they eliminated licensed insurance agents.

Nobody wins here.

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