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Betrayed by the President
and ObamaCare

New York Post, by Emilie Lamb

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Posted By:garnet, 2/3/2014 8:14:32 AM

ObamaCare was supposed to help me. That’s all I could think as I sat in the House of Representatives last Tuesday night as the guest of my congresswoman, only a few hundred feet away from President Obama as he gave his State of the Union address. Four years ago, I’d have been there cheering for ObamaCare’s passage. But the real ObamaCare has made my life a nightmare. I suffer from a difficult chronic illness called lupus, an autoimmune disease with devastating symptoms that strike when you least expect them. At age 40, my life is filled with visits to doctors, specialists and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 2/3/2014 8:23:57 AM     (No. 9717138)

Long article from Emilie detailing her shattered progressive dreams of free everything.

Hopefully, she is a conservative in the making now that she is getting hosed by O-Care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lilo, 2/3/2014 8:24:28 AM     (No. 9717139)

Obama must be greatly disappointed in her. She put the blame right where it belonged, on Obamacare, NOT the insurance companies, which he wanted the consumers to demonize.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 2/3/2014 8:26:39 AM     (No. 9717145)

Fool. She should have listened to all the rational arguments being made against Obamacare.

I reserve my sympathy for those who now suffer like her but did nothing to deserve it. Since she voted for Obama, I can only say, elections have consequences.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/3/2014 8:28:53 AM     (No. 9717148)

This, Ms. Lamb, is what happens when you believe someone that has LIED their way through their entire life. At least you have plenty of company in your ´awakening.´ Good luck to you.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobgray2, 2/3/2014 8:41:40 AM     (No. 9717163)

Ms Lamb,
Your mistake was to believe anything that a democrat politician said or promised during a election campaign. I keep asking for someone to please give me an example of any plan or program developed and instituted by the democrat party that delivered on either the benefits or the costs as originally promised.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: southernboy, 2/3/2014 8:49:11 AM     (No. 9717176)

Well, this is an example of the problems we, as a country, face. She was for it as long as it didn’t affect her. If she had been able to keep her plan she wouldn’t have cared a whit if everyone else was down the tubes.

A very good example of the self-centeredness that’s plaguing us as a nation.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/3/2014 8:53:37 AM     (No. 9717185)

Emilie, now you know what happens when you slurp up what the enemedia spoon feeds you and vote for their candidate simply because of the "D" after his name without bothering to find out anything about him. You asked for it, you got it. No sympathy from me either.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Tusker, 2/3/2014 9:16:41 AM     (No. 9717218)



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Reply 9 - Posted by: losgatos, 2/3/2014 9:26:43 AM     (No. 9717237)

So she didn´t mind screwing other people if it would help her. Nice lady.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 2/3/2014 9:43:44 AM     (No. 9717278)

In all of her trips to the doctor before Obamacare was passed, did she not ask her doctor and/or specialist what they thought of Obamacare and how it would impact her care????? If she voted for Barry in 2008, while stupid, I can forgive her, but to continue to be that uninformed in 2012 is beyond stupid - it was insane.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Tusker, 2/3/2014 10:12:06 AM     (No. 9717317)

"Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!"

I have no time, nor pity, for semi-reformed hookers nee socialists.

How do do like those death panels?


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Tusker, 2/3/2014 10:26:49 AM     (No. 9717341)

Oh. A great example of you get to keep the disease you´ve got.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 2/3/2014 10:52:41 AM     (No. 9717383)

Thank you, Emilie Lamb for dragging me into your nightmare which I was trying to warn you would occur if you voted for Obama and any other Democrat. Now I have to live with YOUR mistake.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: coldoc, 2/3/2014 10:54:16 AM     (No. 9717386)

She probably thought Sarah was a loon, too. Theres your me me me lofo voter in the flesh.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 2/3/2014 11:01:30 AM     (No. 9717395)

she´s not alone. My own Dear Wife has lupus (and several other nasty autoimmune diseases) that is advanced and advancing. She is -- finally! -- being granted Disability status, but we´ve lost all insurance coverage until her Medicaid kicks in, soon. My employer advised all that they were dropping medical insurance and tossing everyone on the exchanges. And started pushing out those of us whose family history had affected the pricing of their plans. We´ve lost about everything we had, all our retirement and other savings amassed since I started working in 1969. Nearly forty five years of hard work down the drain.
All --- ALL!! --because of Obamacare. And because of Obama. And because of the low-down evil Communist Democrat Fascist bums who stuck this ghastly atrocity upon a once-free nation.
I assure you, our case, and the case of the article´s author, are by no means rare -- we´ve encountered several more.

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