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Obamacare

February 4, 2014

Obamacare’ establishes state exchanges which allow insurers to offer competitive plans to consumers under the age of 65 with subsidies for those who cannot afford them....

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Scott36

Feb-05-14 4:49 PM

Come on USABorn which intelligent human being does not go to Comedy Central to get their hard core political opinions and then tout them like they are facts?-Steelman

Exactly, That's why there is "EIB"

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FortySixand2

Feb-05-14 11:27 AM

The solution has always been before us....national universal healthcare...through Medicare Part E (Everyone). Delete "for profit" scavengers who serve no purpose other than maintaining manipulated risk pools in order to produce profits for stockholders. We can do this for ourselves. We don't need teams of doctors who pour over insurance claims looking for denial excuses in order to pump up profits.

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USABorn

Feb-05-14 9:39 AM

rShaman - 1:36 PM

"...And, that's your explanation for why "conservatives"/Teabaggers do so much whining-and-crying, here...every time they get "smacked" with (actual) facts??"

Actual facts? Like those you present from liberals like Bill Moyer and U-Tube?

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA Liberals wouldn't know a "fact" if it slapped them in the face. And you seem to be the worst kind of liberal! You actually PREFER prevarication over fact. How pathetic!

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idiottwo

Feb-05-14 6:29 AM

Obamacare was passed due to false and misleading information. The law wasn't read by those who signed it. The procedures of the law weren't even completed at the time it was signed. The plan was funded by a level of participation and performance that isn't possible. Unions and Gov types get special treatment or exemptions from the law. Yet, its failure is pinned on the Republican's? Nice try.

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Ritty77

Feb-04-14 6:55 PM

"Republicans have tried everything in their power to repeal or sabotage the implementation of the law and are gleeful at every glitch and problem that has occurred in its rollout."

Drink! They've even infiltrated the CBO!

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nobud74

Feb-04-14 5:44 PM

One of the biggest problems with Obamacare is that there are areas where there is no competition for customers so people in those areas are seeing their insurance premiums skyrocket. Instead of the government screwing up things, why didn't they just allow anyone anywhere in the US to sell insurance to anyone? Why didn't they adopt tort reform? No, it is better for the government to absorb more and more people onto dependency on said government. The beast that is our federal government is growing at an alarming rate. Unless we get it under control soon, it will completely bankrupt our country. There is NO incentive for the government to do a good job and to be effective, this would lead to its' demise and as a parasite, it won't allow that. It has to be done by force.

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eriklatranyi

Feb-04-14 5:00 PM

From Yahoo News:

Belarus May Have Inserted Malicious Code into Obamacare Software

Daily Caller:

Sebelius: Possible for convicted felons to become Obamacare navigators

The Hill:

CBO report says healthcare law could cause as many as 20 Million to lose coverage

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enigma

Feb-04-14 2:34 PM

"You need to "ask your doctor" about your short-term-memory issues. The point ISN'T to have government-RUN health-care. The ACA is all-about the GROUND-RULES for companies that want to sell health-care insurance." - Sham of a man

The government makes the rules, plays middle man, and forces everyone to participate. The government hires thousands of people to enforce every mandate of the bill. Would you rather I said government controlled rather than government run? Fair enough, although there is no difference in the result.

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Steelman

Feb-04-14 2:31 PM

Obamacare Will Lead To 2 Million Fewer Workers In The Labor Force The Congressional Budget Office said that the Affordable Care Act will contribute to the equivalent of 2 million workers out of the labor market by 2017, as employees work fewer hours or decide to drop out of the labor force entirely.

CBO estimates that the ACA will reduce the total number of hours worked, on net, by about 1.5 percent to 2.0 percent during the period from 2017 to 2024, almost entirely because workers will choose to supply less labor — given the new taxes and other incentives they will face and the financial benefits some will receive.

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FortySixand2

Feb-04-14 2:28 PM

"You're a Marxist, Socialist, Kenyan, Constitutional usurper"! Say all the cons in unison. Oh, and Ben Ghazi!!!

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Steelman

Feb-04-14 2:22 PM

experiences from moving-outta Mom's & Dad's house. - MrShaman…. Great reference and explains a lot. The Libs are still living at mommy and daddy’s house, while having daddy Obama take care of all their big boy problems as he pays their way through life, and forces people to give them jobs rather than making them get out and work to better themselves.

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mahs81

Feb-04-14 2:19 PM

Shaman, boy you sure are having a busy day. Between your numerous postings, looking up all your reference material and since you mentioned it I would guess that you are finding time to participate in your favorite activity as well, you must be darn near exhasted.

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:57 PM

"PA can’t even run a liquor store or road dept properly and you want them put in charge of healthcare." - Steelman

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I guess that's why our Republican-governor deferred-to nanny-care.

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"You would rather we go out on our own and fail..." - Steelman

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C'mon...c'mon...you can evaluate ALL pursuits, based on your experiences from moving-outta Mom's & Dad's house.

Eventually, you "conservatives"/Teabaggers need to get-OVER your fear o' being laughed-at, for mistakes/failures! After all...it's only (other) "conservatives"/Teabaggers who are DOING all the laughing!!

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:46 PM

"I'm really excited to learn more about the GOP plan."

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It's not real exciting, but see: "Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility and Empowerment Act" for one." - Ritty77

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Yeah...I especially "like"....

"Individuals who maintain continuous coverage could not be charged more for a pre-existing medical condition, but if they have a gap in coverage they could be subject to medical underwriting, where insurers could charge them more for coverage based on their medical history."

See:

GOP Senators’ New Health Overhaul Plan Would Tax Some Workers’ Benefits – Capsules

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:36 PM

farmer said:

"Cap, both sides may have been being stubborn, but as I recall, it was the Rep. leadership that proclaimed their main goal was to make Pres. Obama a one time president by defeating every objective this administration proposed. I don't think Bill Clinton, or even George Washington would have been statesman enough to overcome this mindset."

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"You liberals are such babies!" - eriklatranyi

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...And, that's your explanation for why "conservatives"/Teabaggers do so much whining-and-crying, here...every time they get "smacked" with (actual) facts??

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Steelman

Feb-04-14 1:35 PM

"PA can’t even run a liquor store or road dept properly and you want them put in charge of healthcare." - Steelman

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I guess that's why our Republican-governor deferred-to nanny-care.

You would rather we go out on our own and fail, when we can all go together and fail as a county.

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:32 PM

"Come on USABorn which intelligent human being does not go to Comedy Central to get their hard core political opinions and then tout them like they are facts?" - Steelman

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That'd be facts that "conservatives"/Teabaggers can't possibly dispute.

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Ritty77

Feb-04-14 1:22 PM

"I'm really excited to learn more about the GOP plan."

It's not real exciting, but see: "Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility and Empowerment Act" for one.

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:21 PM

"After reading all the comments, I can only say that Sham, "The King of Bloviators," made umpteen comments and said absolutely NOTHING!" - USABorn

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Try to demonstrate a lil' patience, there.

At the end o' the school-day, I'm sure a neighborhood, Elementary-school kiddie will turn-you-on to the magic o' copy-and-paste...so, you can enjoy the websites that "level" every other "conservatives"' bogus-factoids, here!!

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eriklatranyi

Feb-04-14 1:20 PM

farmer said:

"Cap, both sides may have been being stubborn, but as I recall, it was the Rep. leadership that proclaimed their main goal was to make Pres. Obama a one time president by defeating every objective this administration proposed. I don't think Bill Clinton, or even George Washington would have been statesman enough to overcome this mindset."

You liberals are such babies!

I am sure Nancy Pelosi did not want to make George Bush a one-term president. It's called party politics and both sides play it.

Stop whining like Obama!!

Wah, Fox News hates me.... Wah, Rush Limbaugh ridicules me... Wah, the GOP won't give me what I want... Wah, those greedy corporations.... Wah, those Israelis......

Liberal childishness on display, folks!

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 1:16 PM

"PA can’t even run a liquor store or road dept properly and you want them put in charge of healthcare." - Steelman

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I guess that's why our Republican-governor deferred-to nanny-care.

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Steelman

Feb-04-14 1:10 PM

Come on USABorn which intelligent human being does not go to Comedy Central to get their hard core political opinions and then tout them like they are facts?

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USABorn

Feb-04-14 12:50 PM

After reading all the comments, I can only say that Sham, "The King of Bloviators," made umpteen comments and said absolutely NOTHING!

All he has to fall back on.....Dumbama's 50 Accomplishments, Bill Moyers, Fox News, Michael Moore, Cheney/Haliburton, etc., etc., etc. All old and about worn out. If he had a fresh idea, his brain would explode!

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Steelman

Feb-04-14 12:45 PM

PA can’t even run a liquor store or road dept properly and you want them put in charge of healthcare.

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MrShaman

Feb-04-14 12:42 PM

farmer,

I guess we DO have to give "conservatives" credit for trotting-out those muscle-bound, "real"-men, for which they're so notorious...

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See:

South Parked - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 01/30/14 - Video Clip | Comedy Central

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