Skip to comments.One Person Attends Obamacare Event
Posted on 08/05/2013 7:56:03 AM PDT by Kaslin
One. Thats how many people showed up for a pro-Obamacare event in Centerville, Virginia. And lets face it: People didnt miss the event because they were working. The ambivalence toward the implementation of Obamacare is evidenced throughout the nation, as the Presidents left over campaigning apparatus Organizing for Action held a number of unattended Obamacare events this weekend. The event, reported by Politico, illustrated the growing displeasure with the Presidents signature piece of legislation.
When Congress returns from its recess in early September, there is bound to be extensive efforts to defund, postpone, or repeal the Presidents clumsy attempt at nationalized health care. Fearing a repeat of the Tea Party activity that gave Republicans the House in 2010, Democrats are scrambling to garner support for the legislation as some of the most sweeping initiatives are set to take place by 2014.
According to Politico, the event was one of thousands around the country to rally support for the government takeover of one-sixth of the US economy. Apparently a few liberally inclined community members showed up for the event, but left before things really kicked off. In the end, one volunteer and the event organizer, were left manning phones. . . An activity that proved sooooooo exiting, even the event organizer left after twenty short minutes.
Twenty-three year old Toora Arsala, a student at Northern Virginia Community College, organized the event. He explained that the law was of great importance to him, because he has a variety of ailments and has currently relied on Medicaid for coverage. Its nice to know that hes willing to put millions of full time workers onto part time schedules, and increase individual premiums by as much as 140% so he can have the government run another program to take care of him in the same way it is already doing.
The one volunteer said she was passionate about the implementation of Obamacare, because she was forced to take a part time job in order to care for her aging mother, and ill son. Lucky for her, Obamacare has created a wealth of part time jobs.
The event, which seems to have illustrated the publics ambivalence toward Obamas legacy-inspiring piece of legislation, was well, it was a failure. Of course this should be nothing new for Democrats. Most of us dislike the Post office, the Social Security office, the Department of Motor Vehicles, and the Internal Revenue Service. Why would an event dedicated to celebrating government involvement in healthcare rally any more support than any other bureaucratically weighted agency?
Coincidently, the event flopped on the same day that our Campaigner in Chief was celebrating his birthday. Happy Birthday Mr. President. Your healthcare reform is still a failure.
Cue Nelson Muntz!
How will the AP report this??
"Dozens of Committed Demonstrators"?
"Turnout lower than expected, but still a worthwhile effort..."?
Train wreck !
Eventually all the people on the Titanic knew thay had picked the wrong ship. It still sunk.
Well, so much for all the excitement out there in “middle America” as Obamacare gets up and running. (sarcasm)
Nancy Pelosi said we had to pass the bill to know what was in it. But she also said that people like Obamacare as they learn more about it.
Would love to see some polling on this. I know polls indicate majorities of Americans are not happy with Obamacare. But would love to see specifics, such as, Obama said that if you like your health plan you could keep it. This is turning out not to be true. Is the public upset with their president that he blatantly lied to them just to get this bill passed???
And what about changes such as businesses cutting workers hours, or keeping employment below the 50 employee mark, or canceling insurance altogether? I wonder what the public thinks about these reactions to Obamacare? What about Howard Dean, a good Democrat, admitting that there are something akin to death panels in Obamacare?
Ambivalence toward Obamacare? This is approaching outright revulsion. Perhaps one of the most misnamed pieces of midnight legislation ever passed out of any session of Congress, the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010” may only claim that the part about “2010” is probably the least untruthful statement in the title.
The decision to make the IRS the managing and collection agency for administering this atrocity only put the frosting on the cake (and most folks’ backsides, as well).
Well.. I’ll bet THAT was one exciting....zzzzzzzzzzzz.... party...zzzzzzzzzzzz..........
Hell, if Centerville were closer, I would’ve gone just for the food and beer, and bolted out the door when the time came to give praise and worship to Da One.
This creeps me out to no end. I mean, really? what's next, setting fire to the
We could have told you so, Maine had Dirigo...now fermenting in the crapper.
I hope for their sake it was an open bar.
“Obamas legacy-inspiring piece of legislation”
yeah, it’s a piece of something alright but legacy-inspiring it ain’t.
yes, but if you count the local and national media, including reporters, film crews and producers, several hundred showed up.
Picture of packed house as shown by the liberal media:
So...playing “Spot The Liberal Democrat” at that particular event was fairly easy, I take it...
Obama said that if you like your health plan you could keep it.So then why should I get excited about Obamacare?
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Just what is a “Toora Arsala?” Just what rock did he crawl out from under? We would have been smart to have picked our own cotton.
Sounds foreign to me
What better way to show your displeasure and contempt than to not voluntarily show up and sign on to this horrible program. Young people, especially, will stay away in droves.
People usually look out for their own best interests, and they know that this piece of legislation isn’t in their own best interests.
Did he lie, though? I got the impression that he had no clue what was in it. Pelosi might have had a clue, but she likely didn't really know either.
Oh, please. It isn’t that so few are showing up, it’s that so many are showing up disguised as folding chairs.
Fear, loathing and visceral hatred is more like it! Followed by white hot rage!
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He's first cousin to the late Shaaliver Douse, that 14 year-old gangbanger offed the other day by a cop.
Their parents hated them at first sight.
Like the ending to every Laugh-In - the sound of 1 person clapping unenthusiastically.
Guy must have mistaken it for the AA meeting.