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Obama: I won, so stop talking about Obamacare
Flopping Aces ^ | 04-21-14 | DrJohn

Posted on 04/21/2014 11:53:19 AM PDT by Starman417

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Barack Obama held a press conference the other day during which he took a "victory lap" and taunted Republicans in his typical juvenile fashion:

At a press conference yesterday President Obama asserted that when it comes to ObamaCare, the Republican Party "is going through the stages of grief--anger and denial and all that stuff--and we're not at acceptance yet."

His endless hubris echoes his "I won" utterance in 2009.

Then James Taranto notes this:

A Politico reporter asked the president: "Do you think it's time for Democrats to start campaigning loudly and positively on the benefits of ObamaCare?" Watch him contradict himself in response: "We need to move on to something else. That's what the American people are interested in. I think that Democrats should forcefully defend [ObamaCare]. . . . I don't think we should apologize for it, and I don't think we should be defensive about it."

He says "we need to move on," and two sentences later calls for a forceful defense, before saying that "I don't think we should be defensive about it," which reminds us of Martin Short as Nathan Thurm: "I'm not being defensive! You're the one who's being defensive! Why is it always the other person who's being defensive? Have you ever asked yourself that? Why don't you ask yourself that?"

Unfortunately, Barack Obama is a liar and just can't stop lying:

Although Mr. Obama touted the 35 percent of federal exchange enrollees he said were younger than 35, the administration acknowledged in a fact sheet that just 28 percent are 18 to 34 — the key demographic insurers need to sign up in order to cover the costs of older Americans with health conditions who no longer can be denied coverage. Economists said the number needed to prevent premium spikes is close to 40 percent.

As we have observed here, 60% of Americans think Obama is a liar.

And Obamacare isn't becoming popular.

The president's triumphal tone suggests that this is self-evidently good news and reason to celebrate the success of his health care law. He says that candidates from his party should be proud of the law and defend it. But that's not likely to happen, and the reasons are deeper than disputes about how many people actually signed up through a health care exchange.

The first is that many people are finding out that the insurance they bought through an exchange doesn't really ensure they'll get medical care. There have been repeated stories of people finding out that even though they have insurance, they can't find a doctor who will accept it. The Wall Street Journal, for example, reports that residents of New Hampshire's capital city "have to drive to other cities to get covered hospital care." Buying a product that doesn't work is a sure way to create an angry customer.

Additionally, the health care law has created even more angry customers who have found out that they have to change doctors. For some, that's just a minor inconvenience. For others, it's a huge problem.

And, of course, the law is making health insurance more expensive. The head of Aetna, Mark Bertolini, and other industry executives have said they expect to see significant price hikes from the law. That impacts tens of millions of Americans -- including many who were happy with their insurance before Obama's law was passed.

What all of this means is that the president's claim of 8 million enrollees is not something to be dismissed or ignored. But the claim's incomplete and a bit like saying a baseball score is eight. Eight runs in a major league baseball game is a good thing, but you can't really evaluate it unless you know how many runs the other team scored.

And, for the president's health care law, the negatives are still piling up a lot faster than the positives.

And that's just the beginning. Remember how Obama claimed that his law was already bending the healthcare cost curve down?

Liars are going to lie. It wasn't Obamacare that bent the cost curve down. It was the lousy Obama economy.

And now? Health care costs are expected to rise.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; democratcare; donkeycare; jackasscare; obama; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 04/21/2014 11:53:19 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417
RE :”The president's triumphal tone suggests that this is self-evidently good news and reason to celebrate the success of his health care law. He says that candidates from his party should be proud of the law and defend it. But that's not likely to happen, and the reasons are deeper than disputes about how many people actually signed up through a health care exchange.
The first is that many people are finding out that the insurance they bought through an exchange doesn't really ensure they'll get medical care. “

Who said anything about medical care?

This is about being *covered*

Now those insurance companies cant drop me.
Unless my employer drops that company, but that would be all their fault.

Obama’s motives are pure as snow, well slightly dark snow.

3 posted on 04/21/2014 11:58:40 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: Starman417

Unfortunately it does seem like he won the ACA. I mean it would be nice to think that the Republicans are going to get rid of it next year, but with Obama having VETO power, I doubt that will happen. 2016 is unknown at this point so who knows. Evil always win...maybe not in the end, but it seems to be lately.


4 posted on 04/21/2014 11:58:51 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: F15Eagle
History has been filled with clowns like this.
History records that their popularity ends, too.


If they are lucky it ends without them hanging by their toes from piano wire off a lamppost in a public square.


5 posted on 04/21/2014 11:59:08 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Starman417

I am rarely in agreement with this radical Left Marxist on anything.

But he does have a point: Elections (even if stolen) have consequences.

What did the voters THINK was going to happen turning over the presidency and both houses of Congress over to the Democrats?

Nationalized health care insurance has been part of the Democrat Party platform and agenda since the days of Harry Truman.


6 posted on 04/21/2014 11:59:29 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Trapped Behind Enemy Lines

The “voters” thought it was a wonderful idea for everyone to have healthcare, that it was only fair. They just didn’t think they would have to pay for it or that it would affect them.


7 posted on 04/21/2014 12:07:30 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Starman417
What If 8 Million "Signed Up", And Nobody Paid??

LOL! President Pinocchio is a dolt.

8 posted on 04/21/2014 12:09:17 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Starman417

Americans forced to accept communism.

“I won.”


9 posted on 04/21/2014 12:14:41 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: F15Eagle

His”Popularity”Ends?What About This Country????????


10 posted on 04/21/2014 12:16:40 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Starman417

Barack, baby. If there’s one thing some of us have learned from you Commies is that the fight is NEVER over.


11 posted on 04/21/2014 12:17:36 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: Starman417
Defund all of the usurper's and the Senate's pet projects now, starting with the Affordable Healthcare Act Tax That No One Can Afford, the Bureau of Land Management Confiscation and Redistribution to Political Cronies, the Department of Education Indoctrination, the Department of Homeland Security Fascist Control, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Deliberate Abridgement of the Pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Happiness, and the National Security Domestic Spying Agency.

Hell, defund 'em all and put the funds to rebuilding our military, begging those good men who were purged to come back after we kick out all of those who have no place in the military. Arm our Soldiers and Marines with all those cool toys the alphabet agencies have acquired. If those nitwits calling themselves agents want to play soldier, let 'em do it like real men, then pull our troops home and put them on a detail to secure the border while rounding up and deporting every one of the 30 million illegals squatting in our States. It worked for Eisenhower. It'll work again. If Mexico barks about injustice, quote their constitution to them and dare them to try something. I'll bet the Mexicans blink first.

12 posted on 04/21/2014 12:22:21 PM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

He’s right about the stages of grief, but it’s the Demagogic Party that’s stuck on denial. I’d say, the Demagogic Party and the media shills, but I didn’t want to be redundant. Thanks Starman417.

Whoops! Half of Georgia’s Insurance Enrollees Haven’t Paid Yet
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3146921/posts


13 posted on 04/21/2014 12:24:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: napscoordinator

“Unfortunately it does seem like he won the ACA. I mean it would be nice to think that the Republicans are going to get rid of it next year, but with Obama having VETO power, I doubt that will happen. 2016 is unknown at this point so who knows. Evil always win...maybe not in the end, but it seems to be lately.”

Obama did win. I firmly believe that if you handed power to the GOP as it’s currently constituted, they’d keep obamacare, as long as they could avoid blame.


14 posted on 04/21/2014 12:27:15 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Starman417
In a world where the letters "C" and "L" don't exist, obamaramadingdong is the biggest CLASS act in the whole world!
15 posted on 04/21/2014 12:30:55 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: onedoug

I can’t stand this A-hole any longer. He is so full of crap if he took a laxative he’d disappear.


16 posted on 04/21/2014 12:33:33 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: napscoordinator
I agree — Obamacare won't go away, but I don't hold your pessimistic view about the ultimate triumph of evil. Sometime soon, the tyrants in Washington will get their just desserts. It's just that it is taking longer than we would like because God is far more patient than us mortals. He is giving them an opportunity to repent. Perhaps some of them will, but I expect most will not. I believe that one day, those who do not repent will meet their end and that end will not be pretty.
17 posted on 04/21/2014 12:36:13 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Starman417
Obama loser selfie obamacare failure
18 posted on 04/21/2014 12:36:31 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: napscoordinator
"I mean it would be nice to think that the Republicans are going to get rid of it next year, but with Obama having VETO power, I doubt that will happen. 2016 is unknown at this point----"

And even in the unlikely event the GOPe wins the presidency and both houses of congress in 2016, the law and its bureaucracy will be so firmly established come 2017 that it will be the only game in town and will only be fixed into single payor, not repealed. No one on this site really expects the GOPe to grow a pair, do they?

19 posted on 04/21/2014 12:37:25 PM PDT by buckalfa (Tilting at Windmills)
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To: sickoflibs
Obama’s motives are pure as yellow snow
20 posted on 04/21/2014 12:37:44 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Starman417
Obama thinks he is forever. The reality of it is that we have to tolerate him until the next presidential election when we flush he and the dem controlled senate into the sewage they have made of our country.
21 posted on 04/21/2014 12:40:47 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Citizen.)
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To: bandleader
"His”Popularity”Ends?What About This Country????????"

That'll end, too, before too much longer, if we don't get him, his cronies, and their enablers out of power really quickly. This train has just about reached the end of the tracks.

I have a radical idea: mandate that schools must teach kids from their first day how life really works, the principles on which this nation was founded, how lazy people don't get to eat, how it is their own responsibility to care for themselves in adulthood, and the truth about marxism and those who support collectivist and statist ideologies.

Take over your school board and other local and county posts! Most of these posts are filled with shitbag Agenda 21 disciples because they run largely unopposed or have the balls to play dirty with their opponents. Hold your local, county, and state governments accountable for everything they do. Burn them like Alinsky-ites would if they screw up and never let them forget for whom they work. We need to stop being nice to our enemies; make no mistake, this is how the left sees you. Remember, they'd kill off as many of you as necessary to get their way if allowed to do so.

22 posted on 04/21/2014 12:42:03 PM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: Toespi
“They just didn’t think they would have to pay for it or that it would affect them.”

Well, it's not like Obama didn't lead them to believe this. “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor”. ‘This will save the average person about $2500/year’. etc. etc.

23 posted on 04/21/2014 12:49:34 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: napscoordinator

even if Obama has veto power, I think strong anti-democrat showing is going to convince more than a couple of democrats to join in and override it


24 posted on 04/21/2014 12:51:09 PM PDT by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period. PALIN/CRUZ 2016)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Your right, Obama did mislead, no doubt. But I still have no sympathy for people who believed him, it wasn’t like it was his first lie to America, did Benghazi alone not tip the voters off?


25 posted on 04/21/2014 12:56:16 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Starman417

“Shut Up”, he explained.


26 posted on 04/21/2014 12:59:47 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Toespi
“But I still have no sympathy for people who believed him, it wasn’t like it was his first lie to America...”

I agree. Another factor though is that the MSM never called him on his lies.

27 posted on 04/21/2014 1:02:20 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Starman417

Bush won twice but the left never stopped talking about Iraq.


28 posted on 04/21/2014 1:08:41 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: Starman417

The one thing you can say about Obama - he’s exceptionally talented when it comes to being a first rate sniveling puke.


29 posted on 04/21/2014 1:42:56 PM PDT by februus
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To: Starman417

Dr. John Emerson — “I won. African Americans, whether slave or free, cannot be American citizens and therefore have no standing to sue in federal court. It’s time for Democrats to start campaigning loudly and positively on the benefits of slavery.”


32 posted on 04/21/2014 4:13:21 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Starman417

At some point in the future, when this liberal national healthcare nightmare is finally over, “medical malpractice” will come to be known as “obamacare.”


33 posted on 04/21/2014 10:47:30 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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