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Some Republicans Love Obamacare (i.e. FL voters)
WUSF News (University of South Florida) ^ | Wed February 12, 2014 11:39 pm | Carol Gentry

Posted on 02/14/2014 4:42:33 PM PST by Olog-hai

By now, the Republican Party’s view of the Affordable Care Act should be pretty familiar, as in this ad from David Jolly:

“I’m fighting to repeal Obamacare, right away. It’s bad for our families, and our economy.”
But not all Republicans agree; one is Irene Jacusis of New Port Richey, who was uninsured until now. “I did not vote for Obama," she said. “But I am so in love with this plan, with this health care plan, what can I do?” […]

Another Republican who wants to keep the Affordable Care Act is Mary Fallon of St. Petersburg. She was a teacher for many years, but because she was paid from grant funds she didn’t qualify for health insurance. She had to buy her own policy, but then she got sick. Hello, pre-existing condition. …

(Excerpt) Read more at wusfnews.wusf.usf.edu ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Education; Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: florida; liberalmedia; lyingliberals; obamacare; rinos; rinovoters; usf
Nice propaganda piece. Wonder what the other side of the story is?
1 posted on 02/14/2014 4:42:33 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Some Republicans Love Obamacare (i.e. PA voters)


2 posted on 02/14/2014 4:45:59 PM PST by Jacquerie (An Article V state amendment convention is our only hope.)
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To: Olog-hai

How does anyone know that they are telling the truth about either being Republican or how great their insurance is.


3 posted on 02/14/2014 4:48:45 PM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: Jacquerie

This is BS. Propaganda at its’ finest. Consider the source.


4 posted on 02/14/2014 4:49:08 PM PST by mgist (.)
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To: Olog-hai

>>Another Republican...St. Petersburg...teacher...paid from grant funds

I’m throwing the BS flag on this story just because of this.


5 posted on 02/14/2014 4:49:42 PM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Bryanw92

I’m sure Republican love it. Just ask Boehner.


6 posted on 02/14/2014 4:52:36 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Insurgent Conservative)
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To: Jacquerie

Palestinian Authority doesn’t qualify, sorry.

No offense intended, though; that’s why I called it what it is—a propaganda piece. As much as these fools at USF want to make it look like all Republicans, they just cannot.


7 posted on 02/14/2014 4:52:38 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Send this to the gopE with a copy to Neal Cavuto. Hanging their hopes on people hating obamacare is a loser. Cavuto asks the question “What if the media starts reporting how well it’s working?” And the media will do just that starting around August. Plenty of time for “moderates” to vote for democrats.


8 posted on 02/14/2014 4:53:04 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Jacquerie

“I did not vote for Obama,” she said. “But I am so in love with this plan, with this health care plan, what can I do?”

LOL what propaganda BS. I could write better BS than this and I work in Hollywood.


9 posted on 02/14/2014 4:53:54 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: Olog-hai; All

i love obamacare; i love the fact its been the unmitigated disaster we’d all know it would be and should cost the demoKrats dearly in November...


10 posted on 02/14/2014 4:57:42 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Olog-hai
I have posted before about the woman and her 8 year old daughter I have been providing insurance for.
Getting signed up was a pain in the ass but where before I was paying $339 a month for a 5000/10000 deductible policy with no pharmacy benefits. She is paying 92 bucks a month now with a $500 deductible and has pharmacy, dental and glasses foe the kid.
I went to pick up a prescription for them the other day and the bill was $500, I showed them her card and the bill was zero.
Even with the low sign up numbers there are still a few million folks in their same boat. Not a single one will vote for any candidate pledging to end Obamacare.
11 posted on 02/14/2014 4:58:28 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Olog-hai

She is a registered democrat!

BWHAHAHAA!

http://fl-voters.findthedata.org/l/9734625/Irene-L-Jacusis


12 posted on 02/14/2014 4:58:39 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Jacquerie

I love ObamaCare. It is the greatest gift the American people have seen in decades. It may just allow us to restore sanity to how this political system works. Repeal it ASAP.


13 posted on 02/14/2014 4:58:51 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: Olog-hai

This is a PBS station in the Tampa area cherry picking a few Republicans who find Obamacare congenial. The polling numbers show this view to have little appeal to Republicans and swing voters.


14 posted on 02/14/2014 4:59:01 PM PST by Rockingham
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To: icwhatudo

Uh-oh. USF didn’t do their research.


15 posted on 02/14/2014 5:07:17 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

“Irene Jacusis of New Port Richey . . . Mary Fallon of St. Petersburg”

No doubt supporters of Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bob Dole, George W. Bush, John McCain, and Mitt Romney.

Where’s my free stuff?


16 posted on 02/14/2014 5:07:32 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Olog-hai

Cut from the same mold of old Joe Goebbels.


17 posted on 02/14/2014 5:09:12 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: All

18 posted on 02/14/2014 5:15:46 PM PST by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Olog-hai

Daily Kos is mentioning this “Republican” as well

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/02/14/1277651/-Bad-news-for-Republicans-Obamacare-is-helping-their-voters-too

How many times do they need to get busted before they stop?


19 posted on 02/14/2014 5:24:28 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Olog-hai

If she didn’t have insurance before, my guess is that she’s being subsidized now. By us.


20 posted on 02/14/2014 5:28:29 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Olog-hai

Wife, age 60 and involuntarily unemployed, had her Florida Blue plan cancelled. To get a new complying plan, she now pays more than twice as much and the deductible has risen by a factor of 5. Of course she’s now covered for birth control and maternity, so I guess we should be glad. This is the reverse case you don’t see reported, of the elderly subsidizing the young. Thank God she has excellent health!


21 posted on 02/14/2014 5:40:09 PM PST by Boomer One
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To: Olog-hai

Research? Why would MSM do research! You make it sound like they searching for the facts. That is so yesterday, comrade. Today, MSM primary purpose is to provide propaganda for Regime; real, not real, is not a factor.


22 posted on 02/14/2014 5:51:35 PM PST by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: montanajoe

There are clear Obamacare “winners,” predominantly the age 55-65 “old,” the sick (with pre-existing conditions) and the single near-poor without dependents (who will get Medicaid).

I am sympathetic the plight of those who cannot afford medical care. But it is the dishonest and fiscally unsustainable funding of the wealth transfer that funds these new benefits that is the problem (new and hidden taxes as well as overcharging the young and healthy for their “insurance”) and the job-killing economic disincentives to employers to hire and provide health plans and disincentives to young men to buy plans.

The Obamacare Titanic is already sliding beneath the waves, IMO! Whether the new “winners” vote for the Dems or not, it is doomed. (Say that as a retired CPA financial analyst and CFE fraud examiner)


23 posted on 02/14/2014 5:59:44 PM PST by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Seizethecarp
I don't disagree.

The point I'm making is that the winners under Obamacare will vote for politicians who will keep it or politicians who want to replace it with something “better”.

The idiots in Washington count votes not the dollars the Treasury spends..

24 posted on 02/14/2014 6:07:45 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Olog-hai
Wonder what the other side of the story is?

Well these folks are only 6 weeks into their "romance" with Obamacare. I love to see their view a year from now, especially if they have some health issues during that time.

25 posted on 02/14/2014 6:12:00 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: Olog-hai

Bump


26 posted on 02/14/2014 6:34:41 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Some Russians still love Stalin.


27 posted on 02/14/2014 6:39:32 PM PST by heye2monn
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To: Olog-hai

“I’m from the government and I’m here to help” and “I’m a Republican but...” are two intros that make me want to laugh right in the speaker’s face.....


28 posted on 02/14/2014 6:41:24 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: nascarnation

The 2 FL “republicans” that love Obamacare: One a registered democrat, the other a Jeb Bush hating environut. Great vetting job Daily Kos/MSM.

The one is linked above as a registered Dem. The ohas web comments all over the net including this gem:

“”We are commenting on the comments from the Republican party spokeswoman about the Republican party morality..
Right?
...
So, we are singing love peace and moral harmony in Florida all of the sudden, because if the media ever gets brave enough to see Jeb Bush is using his department head picks to help him grow his own Enron power company , and advocate for big business at the expense of the people, there is no Republican party of Florida.”


29 posted on 02/14/2014 7:40:10 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Olog-hai

The former Soviets, Kim Jong regime, and the Chi-coms would be proud of this kind of propaganda.


30 posted on 02/14/2014 8:31:12 PM PST by Moorings
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To: Olog-hai

Ever notice how all their examples are by one or two “avid supporters” and never based on a sampling???


31 posted on 02/15/2014 4:29:02 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Olog-hai; flaglady47; Chigirl 26; I still care; M Kehoe; scottteng
"Irene Jacusis of New Port Richey who stated 'I am so in love with this plan (ObamaCare)' "

New Port Richey, Florida....otherwise known locally as New York Richey.

Leni

32 posted on 02/15/2014 6:26:37 AM PST by MinuteGal
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To: mgist

This may be true due to the fact that no one really knows what it is unless you are paying attention. If you are paying attention, this is one of the most deadly assaults on our country we have ever had throughout our history. To the uninformed it is near Utopia, almost magical in its greatness. Just because you are a registered republican it doesn’t also mean you are informed. Here on FR, we are very informed. I can’t say that for the rest of the nation.


33 posted on 02/15/2014 6:59:38 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: MinuteGal

I would not go so far as to say that a couple of items in my individual favor cause me to love the entire ACA system or the prez. I now have major medical coverage again after many years of being excluded from same by my well managed pre-existing conditions. I was always a proponent of state based reform and here in Florida we have competitive bidding among medicaid HMO providers the simplest thing for the state to have done is open up paid enrollment in the medicaid HMO’s at the state negotiated per person capitation rate. That would have let us pre-existing red-line people acquire the same coverage as the indigent get.


34 posted on 02/15/2014 7:41:13 AM PST by scottteng (Tax government employees til they quit and find something useful to do)
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To: Olog-hai

Okay. Some Catholics “love” abortion and gay marriage. Some Israelis “love” Hamas. Some millennials “love” bathing and deodorant. Doesn’t make them a representative sample, much less a significant number or a majority.


35 posted on 02/15/2014 2:43:27 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: icwhatudo

Great find!


36 posted on 02/18/2014 1:55:22 PM PST by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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