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First Lady Says Obamacare Needed to “Save Young People from Their Own Stupidity”
Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Feb 2014 | John Semmens

Posted on 02/24/2014 10:03:53 AM PST by John Semmens

In an interview on the Tonight Show, Michelle Obama unveiled the latest effort of the Administration to induce young and healthy adults to sign up for health insurance by pointing out how stupid this target cohort is.

“If you look at how young people behave it’s clear that the vast majority of them are knuckleheads,” she asserted. “They can’t be trusted to do this simplest tasks—like making a sandwich—without hurting themselves. Their choices for leisure activities are typically dangerous and irresponsible—you know, smoking dope, getting drunk and then getting behind the steering wheel of a car. We’re trying to get the message to these youngsters that they need the insurance the Affordable Care Act requires them to buy.”

Michelle admitted that “the low enrollment rates for this group are a cause for concern. In hindsight, our expectation that these folks could be compelled to sign up of their own volition under threat of a penalty was probably overly optimistic. Educating them about their responsibility is a difficult and likely hopeless undertaking. We really need to find some way of making the sign-ups and the extraction of fees automatic.”

Perhaps, though, these young adults aren’t as clueless as the Administration thinks. True enough, they voted overwhelmingly for Obama. On the other hand, in a recent study, researchers from the Stanford University of Medicine found that among those suffering traumatic injuries, uninsured patients get better care than those who are insured. It seems that those with insurance are routed to hospitals on their plan while those without insurance are taken to the nearest trauma center.

if you missed any of this week's other semi-news/semi-satire posts you can find them at...

http://azconservative.org/2014/02/22/fcc-chairman-says-critics-are-overreacting-to-new-plan/


TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: michelle; obamacare; satire; youths

1 posted on 02/24/2014 10:03:53 AM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

No Ms Obama, most young folks are not as stupid as your husband... Hate to break that to you.


2 posted on 02/24/2014 10:05:33 AM PST by HamiltonJay
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To: John Semmens
“If you look at how young people behave it’s clear that the vast majority of them are knuckleheads,”

So what you are saying Moochelle, is that, the public school system is a huge failure?

Would I be correct in my assumption?

3 posted on 02/24/2014 10:06:41 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: John Semmens

Save young people from their own stupidity. come now who is going to save America from the stupidity of those whom elected him.


4 posted on 02/24/2014 10:10:01 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: John Semmens

Isn’t it a No No to call the useful idiots knuckleheads to their own faces?


5 posted on 02/24/2014 10:10:09 AM PST by GraceG
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To: John Semmens
She'd certainly know a lot about stupidity.

How many thousands did you spend on your dress today, Mooch?

6 posted on 02/24/2014 10:10:37 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: John Semmens

“Save Young People from Their Own Stupidity”

Yes, isn’t that the purpose of most socialist and fascist government policies, to save citizens from their own stupidity?

Thanks, mom.


7 posted on 02/24/2014 10:10:46 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: John Semmens
Most young people arent married to you MOOCH! thats a big plus in and of itself!

meanhwle your drooler husband is out on the streets trying to enroll young "blacks" into his signature healthcare fiasco....




8 posted on 02/24/2014 10:11:05 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Where are The Weapons Of Mass Global Climate Change Destruction?)
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To: John Semmens

In this world, not having health insurance is not necessarily stupid.


9 posted on 02/24/2014 10:11:18 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: John Semmens

My goodness, just imagine the enormity of the government program needed to save us from her stupidity.


10 posted on 02/24/2014 10:13:03 AM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: John Semmens

Admitting that the young are stupid is exactly why the left is covetous of their votes.


11 posted on 02/24/2014 10:13:23 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
It's satire, people ...

... or at least it's supposed to be ...

12 posted on 02/24/2014 10:13:52 AM PST by x
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To: x
She called them "knuckleheads" which is why they needed to be forced to pay for Obamacare.

Satire is when something isn't true. This is fake but accurate.

13 posted on 02/24/2014 10:16:32 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: John Semmens

It’s TOO LATE!The Little A$$H*LES Elected Obongo TWICE!!!!!


14 posted on 02/24/2014 10:18:24 AM PST by bandleader
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To: John Semmens

They proved their stupidity when they voted for your bisexual husband. Now many of them have started realizing just how stupid they were.


15 posted on 02/24/2014 10:19:02 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: x

John doesnt write satire anymore. He’s a fortune teller.


16 posted on 02/24/2014 10:20:44 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: John Semmens
Moochy is another one of those; It Takes A Village Idiot
17 posted on 02/24/2014 10:20:51 AM PST by drypowder
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To: John Semmens
Satire, but...I always have told my students that the essence of liberalism is that they think we are to stupid to make our own choices and that the government needs to make the choices for you.
18 posted on 02/24/2014 10:21:26 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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19 posted on 02/24/2014 10:21:55 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: John Semmens

Yessum, mizz moochelle. We bow down to you and your media generated beauty. That means you must know more than us.


20 posted on 02/24/2014 10:22:59 AM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: John Semmens

We ALL need to be saved from your and your husbands stupidity!


21 posted on 02/24/2014 10:26:30 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: John Semmens
When reality is beyond satire.

"If you look at how young people behave it's clear that the vast majority of them are knuckleheads," she asserted.

"They can't be trusted to do this simplest tasks like making a sandwich without hurting themselves."

"Their choices for leisure activities are typically dangerous and irresponsible,you know, smoking dope, getting drunk and then getting behind the steering wheel of a car."

Michelle Obama

22 posted on 02/24/2014 10:28:46 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: John Semmens

Best way to save young people from their own stupidity:

Raise the Voting Age to 35.


23 posted on 02/24/2014 10:31:10 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: John Semmens
If you look at how young people behave it’s clear that the vast majority of them are knuckleheads,” she asserted. “They can’t be trusted to do this simplest tasks—like making a sandwich—without hurting themselves. Their choices for leisure activities are typically dangerous and irresponsible—you know, smoking dope, getting drunk and then getting behind the steering wheel of a car. We’re trying to get the message to these youngsters that they need the insurance the Affordable Care Act requires them to buy.

Ok, I bite

If they are too stupid to attend to simple tasks,
Why are they Voting?

/Rhetorical Question

24 posted on 02/24/2014 10:32:45 AM PST by HangnJudge
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To: John Semmens

but who will save us from mooch’ and barrycades’ stupidity?


25 posted on 02/24/2014 11:48:29 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: John Semmens

If we REALLY want to save young people from their own stupidity, we need to revoke their voter registration.


26 posted on 02/24/2014 12:26:35 PM PST by RatRipper (The political left are utterly evil and corrupt)
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To: John Semmens

This coming from a dumb a##


27 posted on 02/24/2014 2:47:12 PM PST by ronnie raygun (zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
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To: ronnie raygun

is the the same first lady who was twerking on TV the other day?


28 posted on 02/24/2014 2:48:05 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: John Semmens

Ms Obama, young people are stupid? As my smart teens would say, you have the IQ of a Gnat.


29 posted on 02/24/2014 5:33:46 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014: The Year of DEAD RINOS)
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To: John Semmens

Who is going to save us from Obama’s stupidity?


30 posted on 02/24/2014 5:43:57 PM PST by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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To: x

With almost no one realizing that this is satire, I might have to start selling volcano insurance. There might be a future in it after all...


31 posted on 02/24/2014 6:03:50 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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