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Don´t Believe the Spin,
Obamacare Is Still a Loser

Creators Syndicate, by Scott Rasmussen

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Posted By:garnet, 4/21/2014 9:15:01 AM

President Barack Obama announced triumphantly that 8 million people selected a private insurance plan through the health care exchanges created by legislation known as Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act. He added his own interpretation of the numbers: "This thing is working." At the same time, however, Democratic candidates across the country still see the health care law as a drag on their campaigns in the midterm elections. After four years of trying, there is still no evidence that the president´s signature piece of legislation has become popular. If the law was really working, and voters were excited about it, Democratic

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: IowaDad, 4/21/2014 9:21:34 AM     (No. 9818587)

Obamacare subsidizes bad health insurance for poor people. Which is s pity.

What they need is good health care, not bad insurance.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chillijilli, 4/21/2014 9:29:01 AM     (No. 9818602)

But we live in a world where spinning becomes reality.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 4/21/2014 10:46:12 AM     (No. 9818731)

Right behind getting kicked out of their perfectly good medical insurance plans, it is this fact that has people the angriest:

...the health care law has created even more angry customers who have found out that they have to change doctors. For some, that´s just a minor inconvenience. For others, it´s a huge problem.

People develop intimacy with their doctors. Many have long-standing personal affection for their docs and the the docs, likewise. When our long-time doc HAD TO leave medical practice because he´d become a cog in the crushing wheels of O´Care, we were devastated. Decades of treatment and care down the tubes in the blink of an eye.

We see it this way: This President and his Party are responsible for putting our lives in jeopardy with less attention, less caring, incompetent doctors. In addition, we view O´Care as dictatorial. What gave the government the right to tell us that our choice isn´t good enough? By what criteria?

O´Care is totalitarianism. Americans don´t like it. And when those who have signed up and paid for O´Care begin getting treated to what it feels like to be scared of your health care system, all hell will break loose.

Death Panels are already in operation. What´s next? Mandatory euthanasia for old people because they´re a drag on the system?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: krause, 4/21/2014 12:27:52 PM     (No. 9818866)

Have we ever found out what ´signed up´ means?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mackrand, 4/21/2014 1:12:27 PM     (No. 9818898)

I happen to like the word "seething". It describes my attitude to a "T". I believe I will retain my GP who I have been with for over forty years but at this point I don´t know that. When this open enrollment period is over and my new insurance is activated I´ll know for sure.

And yes, I don´t believe the spin. And obamacare is indeed still a loser.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BreakRight, 4/21/2014 2:35:17 PM     (No. 9818978)

"Buying a product that doesn´t work is a sure way to create an angry customer."

...actually, that should read "Being forced to buy a product, especially one that doesn´t work, is a sure way to create an angry customer."

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Reply 7 - Posted by: marthaville, 4/21/2014 3:04:46 PM     (No. 9819011)

#3, the answer to your question is that those who voted for Obama gave him the power to set up his own totalitarian state. That is his goal, and he desires to become the totalitarian dictator of the former United States of America. There are, no doubt, millions of voters who will gladly allow him to change our nation into the totalitarian dictatorship he will establish. Obama will attempt to rule the former United States for the remainder of his natural life.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/21/2014 11:21:44 PM     (No. 9819523)

You ain´t seen nothing. Wait until people get sick and try using their insurance.

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