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On Thursday, the government's official Obamacare Facebook page was riddled with people expressing sticker shock over the government's high cost premiums after struggling for hours to wade through the technical failures vexing Obamacare exchanges all across the country.The government's premiums? That's private insurance premiums.
Obamacare sticker shock will not affect millions of low-income Americans; a New York Times analysis published on Wednesday found that Obamacare "will leave out two-thirds of the poor blacks and single mothers and more than half of the low-wage workers who do not have insurance, the very kinds of people that the program was intended to help."Yup. They're now pretending to be concerned about the people being left out. But why are they being left out? Let's go straight to that NY Times article and finish that quote:
... Because they live in states largely controlled by Republicans that have declined to participate in a vast expansion of Medicaid, the medical insurance program for the poor, they are among the eight million Americans who are impoverished, uninsured and ineligible for help.Rich, huh? Conservatives lament that the law is a failure because it doesn't cover people blocked from benefiting from the law by conservatives. Fun! As fun as conservatives lamenting the law as a failure because it doesn't cover enough people. So by that logic, since not everyone is covered, no one should be. Or something. Don't expect conservative coherence in their "throw mud against the wall and see what sticks" approach to attacking the law. And certainly don't expect coherence from the wingnut commenters below the fold, who have now convinced themselves that liberals hate Obamacare.
Obamacare was designed to fail. A simple google will pull up youtube videos on obama touting a single payer system. This is a simple cloward pivens approach. They will overwhelm the system and break it. People will be demand a better cost and the government will step in to fill that role.The law is a failure because the system is overwhelmed by crazy demand, and people will want even better service from their government. And that, apparently, is an affront to freedom, or something.
It's no secret now...It's not liberals demanding zero taxes.
Obama was voted into office
by idiots wanting free stuff.
Can't get much dumber.
It is time for the American people to shut down the federal government for good. By collectively unifying and doing everything in our power to stop paying taxes. That's all we have to do together to be free.Like I said...
These idiots like wealth redistribution until it's their turn to pay for someone else's freebies.I heard they were going up 1,356%. Making up numbers is fun!
Enjoy that "free" birth control. Oh by the way your premiums are going up 100%.
Utah employee got a note from his HR Dept. to the effect that his current health plan doesn't comply with the ACA. It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Me? I'm over 65, so if I need a new job, I'll show them my "geezer" ID to show them an advantage of hiring me.Um, is that advantage your sweet, sweet, government Medicare?
The low information voters get what they deserve. Hopefully the Monster will be so chaotic and its subscribers so angry and frustrated they vote Republican in 2014, 2016 and on. BTW, those jerks in California just made driver's licenses legal for illegals. I hope they all go there and then let the whole state implode. One can only hope.Apple will leave California because Rodrigo can drive to work?
Stop your damn whining, and start paying your premiums, I need my depends, orthopedic shoes, and a knee replacement, pronto!!Shit, old people will now get government health care?
No time for buyer's remorse morons!!
One week from today (October 11), long haul truckers from all across America will completely takeover Washington while simultaneously, their supporters and other Americans will be along highway overpasses encouraging other Americans to support the truckers. Mark the event on your calendar.Spend next Friday randomly loitering on a highway overpass. For freedom, of course.
I now understand what some talk show hosts have been saying, that the affordable health care act is designed to fail. obama wants it to fail so he and his cronies can then come along and tell Americans that they have ridden in on white horses to save the day with single-payer government health insurance. Of course, to a large degree, that's what this crap already is. I never dreamed that in this wonderful country I live in that the government would FORCE me to buy something and participate in something that I DON'T WANT! That is not a Constitutional Republic. It's tyranny!It's like government is MAKING ME BUY CAR INSURANCE, or even STOP AT A STOP SIGN, or TAKING OFF MY SHOES AT THE AIRPORT, or PAY MY TAXES. I never thought government would make me do things I didn't want to. I don't even recognize this country anymore.
but... I thought it was free?Because you're a moron.
These Liberals haven't seen anything yet wait until the prices go up on everything you see or touch and then the Government Tax's to Pay for the 3500 plus Full time Government employees to collect all the Tax's, revenue and person information about you from birth till now, including Bank and criminal record.What? The government will now have access to my criminal record?
Hope and Change for my Peasants don't worry my children free drugs for Demarcate Voters in 2014.
And why would you need extra people to collect a tax that's already being computed in an existing tax ret-- ah, fuck it.
Government ruling you from cradle to grave. If you believe anything other, your nuts.The worst part about it is that with better access to health care, you will live longer, which means the government WILL RULE YOU LONGER! That's their dastardly plan.
It's always sticker shock for them when it comes out of their pockets.If only Democrats would stop blaming other people for Obamacare. Oh wait, they're not? Okay, nevermind.
Democrats = whiney kids that blame everyone else for the mess when they do get their way.
You voted for him, you got what he sold you. Whole thing sucks for those who were smart enough to spot the communist. For the rest of you, it is fun to watch stupid people learn.The worst part of it all is that Wall Street won't even recognize he is a communist! What with their record profits and stock prices. Wake up people who don't realize we live in Stalin's Russia!
The Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. The 28th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States specifically states that Congress shall pass no law that does not apply equally to the Congressmen (and women) and the Senators as well as the American people. This president has violated the very document he swore to uphold. He should be impeached and removed from officeOops, someone forgot to update Wikipedia, which still only lists the actual 27 amendments.
bring on the pain and tears for all the dim democrats who voted for this crookSuch a relief to invent the fiction that liberals all over the country weeping and wailing over the new law.
it makes being screwed by the govt passably tolerable to know that democrat voters are weeping and wailing as they suddenly realize their messiah is a scumbag...
Only way to get rid of this is to put republicans back in power.Which is why that won't happen.
The "poor" seem to get more and more without contributing anything to society. It is those of us that work our fingers to the bone that seem to get screwed.. The chronically worthless get fatter and fatter with food stamps while the hardworking barely make enough to eat. Their brood of kids get free breakfast and lunches yet they still get hundreds of dollars for food and WIC.The worthless get huge tax returns while those that work end up paying. The worthless breed like roaches and have children they can't afford and those that work pay taxes for them to have their brood. It is the people that contribute to society that always get screwed! The elderly that already paid their way will be screwed too. The libtards need to donate their paycheck to pay for the "poor" and worthless.In case you had forgotten the core conservative beliefs.