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Which description best fits your experience with the new health care law and, specifically, the website for it?

  1. I have tried but can't get on the website.
  2. I haven't tried because I maintain hope of getting health insurance through my employer.
  3. I have been successful getting on the website but disappointed with what is going to happen to my premium and health care deductible.
  4. I have gotten on the website and am happy with the insurance I have been able to sign up for.
  5. I have been dropped by my health insurer and am anxious about the website, particularly the information I would be giving the government, and the increased cost for the premium and deductible.
 
 
 
 
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jsteg47

Dec-01-13 1:58 AM

You missed one option for this question, I currently have insurance and I am happy with it, no need to choose another one.

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ToTEXASfromPA

Nov-13-13 6:27 AM

"Tell me what the GOP (aka) Tea Party's healthcare plan is about? I haven't seen anything (a plan)at all?"--Mercury2

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There is no official Tea Party. There is a Republican Party that some senators and congressman belong to. Why are you all of a sudden turning a piece of legislation pushed through by a democrat controlled House, Senate, and President and saying it is someone else's problem. During the GWB administration, they passed legislation for Health Savings Plans and it seemed to be working for those that wanted to participate. You comment brings visions of an abortionist who is performing an abortion and perforates the womb allowing bleeding (that is leading to death) and then turns to the pro-lifer and says "you need to take care of this woman."

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Capricorn1

Nov-12-13 7:28 PM

"You can "spin it" anyway you want, everyone is obligated to pay their fair share (excluding children)."

Not true, just like only half the country paying federal income tax, that same half will be picking up the bulk of the tab of ACA.

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MECURY2

Nov-12-13 6:33 PM

Leaningright: He can't run again so what's your point?

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MECURY2

Nov-12-13 6:29 PM

Cavefelem: You can "spin it" anyway you want, everyone is obligated to pay their fair share (excluding children).I can't believe people like yourself are trying as hard as they can to stop people from getting health insurance! Give the "ACA" a fighting chance! If it doesn't work you can get your GOP (aka) Tea Party president in the year 2090 to change it! Why do think I'm going to get any points across when a bunch of lame a** children reply back?

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CaveFelem

Nov-12-13 1:19 PM

MERCURY2 - Canadians pay for health insurance/health care through income taxes. The aren't forced to purchase individual policies with multiple levels of coverage and deductibles.

What's next? Car insurance companies requiring people to purchase motorcycle, boat, and RV insurance when the policy holder owns just a car?

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leaningright

Nov-12-13 12:38 PM

MERCURY-We are going to talk about this mess the President has got us into right until the 2014 elections when we make him a lame duck President.

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MECURY2

Nov-12-13 8:34 AM

Capricorn1: It's really hard to address "paraniod" statements,ie: comments. I wish your party would allow the democrats a chance to use your "crystal ball" that take you into the future. I beleive I addressed your comment in a correct manner. I agree with Xeo920,it's time for a new anti-Obama poll.

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Xeo920

Nov-12-13 5:18 AM

Time for a new topic.

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Capricorn1

Nov-11-13 7:27 PM

Mercury, your response did not address anything I had in my comment regarding Obama blatantly lying and the fact that he insisted in going live with a database that he knew had major problems. He refused to make it look like he was caving to the republicans request for delays if he delayed going live with the program until the database was fully tested. I also have a huge problem with the fact that the federal government is not doing background checks on the folks that are assisting people with selecting policies. They have admitted that convicted felons may very well be taking all of your personal information including your SSN. This whole program has been mismanaged from the beginning, yet you and many liberals expect Americans to jump on the band wagon and turn a blind eye to all the lies and problems. Democratic leaders are even jumping ship now because they don't want to be tied to this goat rope come reelection day.

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MECURY2

Nov-11-13 12:58 PM

Cavefelem: Your comment from Nov. 7th. My questions to you are, why does a person have to pay school tax when they never had children? Why do we all pay taxes to support a fire dept. or police dept. in Williamsport? Would this be considered "Socialism",everyone has to pay like Canada's healthcare program?

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MECURY2

Nov-11-13 12:44 PM

Leaningright: Outstanding, I guess you are a "true American"! It's great to know who you are commenting at these days. Most people I have talked to in this "Red" area of Pennsylvania would rather spit on the President then protect him. Thanks again for being a fellow American!

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MECURY2

Nov-11-13 12:35 PM

Capricorn1: That was just a joke for "Thinblueline" to follow up on his joke. The GOP (aka) Tea Party besides being pananioa,non believers and now I see no sense of humor! I guess even my comments don't put a smile on their face.

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MECURY2

Nov-11-13 12:26 PM

Capricorn1: I read your comment and just a few question to clear up my misunderstanding I'm getting from it. What I've been hearing on most news shows is the policies being cancelled are policies that are considered "junk policies", high premiums, which most won't cover for example "pre-exisiting" conditions. People are paying high premiums but,get little for their money. The "ACA" mandates new rules to cover many items that are not being offered by insurance carriers. Another example is a child is covered till they are 28 not 18 or 23 if the child becomes a college student. And what "political purpose" is in it for President Obama, he is not running again and why doesn't he just throw his hands in the air and say, ok forget about healthcare for the American people? If the Tea Party would work with the President the "ACA" might just work or we can try the "TP"'s plan? I forgot, they don't have one!

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Capricorn1

Nov-11-13 12:25 PM

I'm not a Moron, I'm a Catholic! -Mercury

Huh??

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MECURY2

Nov-11-13 12:03 PM

Thinblueline: I'm not a Moron, I'm a Catholic! So, You think healthcare is a joke (aka) "ACA"? Tell me what the GOP (aka) Tea Party's healthcare plan is about? I haven't seen anything (a plan)at all?

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Capricorn1

Nov-11-13 11:41 AM

The thing that bothers me the most about this whole evolution was the outright lies that were told in attempt to get the support of the American people. It was my understanding that insurance company executives were involved in the drafting of this legislation since they would be playing a major role. Did they not tell the administration that it would result in many policies being cancelled as a result of these regulations? Was Obama so blind and naive that he actually believed the words he continuously told the American people? I don't think so. Then the administration would not budge on the date for rollout of this database. I have worked government contracts on both sides of the process and I can say without exception, the government is aware at every stage as to the status of the contract. To knowingly go live with a poorly tested unsecured database for political purposes is extremely irresponsible.

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thinblueline

Nov-11-13 7:24 AM

Merc... I'm talking about the joke called the aca site...Moron...

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leaningright

Nov-11-13 7:23 AM

Mercury- Even though i cant stand the man (obama) he is our President and i would do aything to protect him as he represents the free world and what it stands for, so yes Mercury i would, I hope it is a small caliber bullet and it doesnt hurt too much!

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MECURY2

Nov-10-13 11:07 AM

Thinblueline: "Paranoia" is alive and well in the GOP! Thanks for the update. Ever buy anything online and used your credit card? I'm guessing the answer is no.

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MECURY2

Nov-10-13 11:03 AM

Artfold: I don't want to get off track of what this survey is about,"ACA" but,I just want to let you know if you were in my platoon in Vietnam in "68" we would let you be "point man" all the time! You sound like a TRUE American! The question was about the President not me but, glad you're looking out for me.

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ArtFold

Nov-09-13 7:24 PM

To Mercury2: If you were to choose to jump in front of a bullet, I would let you.

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thinblueline

Nov-09-13 10:12 AM

Only an idiot would put private information on this website. This whole thing is going down in flames. As it should...

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MECURY2

Nov-08-13 7:03 PM

Leaningright: Sorry if I was thinking you were involved with the TEA PARTY'S thinking process but, you are running a close second place with your reply comments. I just have a quick question and it has nothing to do with healthcare. If you saw a person getting ready to shoot President Obama would you jump in front and take the shot for President Obama? You don't have to answer this question but, it would give me a better idea what your love for our country is about. Again a little far out but,just curious. I know I would. "GOD BLESS THE USA AND PRESIDENT OBAMA!"

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leaningright

Nov-08-13 3:33 PM

Mercury- I will continue to work for my retirement, that works for me but apparently not for most, and i do not want anything from the gov't other than for them to protect the borders which they do not, and protect us from external threats, thats it. I am not part of or will be part of the tea party either for your info. By the way Mercury, I could not be any happier in my daily life, and i got that way without any help from the gov't. Every part of these programs needs to be re-evaluated and those that do not meet what would be a new criteria should be booted off. I am not paranoid either but it sounds like you are so worried that the "programs" could run out of "some" peoples hard earned tax dollars and then what would you do Mercury? Maybe you deserve it, then again, maybe you don't, thats not my place to say but they need looked at and pared down.

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