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A Big ObamaCare
Success? Not So Fast

Investors Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 4/1/2014 7:13:04 PM

Health Care: The administration is crowing that 7 million people filled out applications for ObamaCare plans — the original enrollment target that once seemed impossible to hit. Don´t pop the champagne bottles just yet. Given the news about surging enrollment and rising poll numbers, maybe Nancy Pelosi was right that Democrats will all benefit in the fall from ObamaCare. Except that once you strip out the hyperbole, little remains to celebrate. • Seven million enrollees? That figure fails to discount those who haven´t paid their premiums. Among the eight states releasing this number, about one in five "enrollees," on average, haven´t paid.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 4/1/2014 7:27:59 PM     (No. 9793677)

Obamacare is killing people. Proof is an article dated 4--1-14 by Jeffrey Lord in The American Spectator entitled "Obamacare takes a Life". Read it and weep for the freedoms that have been taken away from you by Obama, Pelosi,Reid, and all those that voted for the law. and THAT article is only one of many.

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 6/24/2014 11:37:47 PM     Post Reply
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