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OK, We Admit It:
ObamaCare Is Working!

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:RustMB, 5/15/2014 7:44:36 AM

Health Reform: President Obama is right about ObamaCare — "This thing is working." It´s working just like critics said it would, and nothing like its supporters promised. High and rising premiums. Runaway costs. Rampant waste. Workers shoved into government-run exchanges. That´s what critics said would happen should ObamaCare remain the law of the land. And on every point, these critics were viciously attacked by the White House and its amen chorus in the press. But on each, the critics are being proved right while the law´s backers try to change the subject. Warnings of ObamaCare rate shocks were a big

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/15/2014 7:56:59 AM     (No. 9849314)

Are you listening, Dingy Harry? How bout you, Boehner?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 5/15/2014 8:08:56 AM     (No. 9849338)

obamaCare will rank as the second worst stink bomb foisted on the American public, second only to the Vietnam War.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 5/15/2014 8:12:36 AM     (No. 9849348)

Disagree #2. obamacare is far worse and affects far more US Citizens than Nam.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 5/15/2014 8:13:49 AM     (No. 9849352)

Was at the doc´s yesterday and the word "Obamacare" came up. The front desk person shuddered, leaned over and whispered, "Please don´t get me started. I get so angry about it." Not an unusual comment from medical staff around here (Tim Scott/Mark Sanford territory).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Shucky, 5/15/2014 8:41:07 AM     (No. 9849386)

Turns out the hypocritical "economic justice" leftists have foisted on their useful idiots the hugest corporate welfare scheme in the history of human civilization.

I don´t pity the fools. Driven by envy, they cut off their own nose to spite their face.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lil dotty, 5/15/2014 9:55:57 AM     (No. 9849497)

#4 Another ´at the doctor story´ A few weeks ago, a visit to our doc - the girl taking our payment stated "It is nothing like we were promised" The medical profession is not pleased one smidgen. Hospital nurses have stated our ´highly esteemed smudge´ has completely wrecked our marvelous health care system. Rather than focus on health care, he has seen that insurance for same will be as corrupt as Al Capone.

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