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CNN host: Obama should accept GOP proposal and delay ObamaCare for a year
Human Events ^ | 10/10/2013 | John Hayward

Posted on 10/11/2013 6:10:59 PM PDT by neverdem

It may not mark a tectonic shift in the political landscape, but it seems significant that CNN’s Wolf Blitzer expressed support for Republican proposals to delay ObamaCare for a year:

Blitzer was then set upon by other CNN hosts while leaving the studio, resulting in a melee that escalated quickly, ending when Piers Morgan killed a guy with a trident.

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This particular conversation revolved around the epic “glitches” that have plagued the ObamaCare website. ”Glitchy” is a debatable term for a website that barely works at all. There is mounting evidence the people behind this fiasco knew it would bomb on Day One, which makes all those Obama Administration flacks who chirped about Healthcare.gov suffering from its popularity – “What a great problem to have!” – into abject liars, on par with the President who promised you could keep your health-care plan if you liked it.

I noticed a Fox News report this morning headlined “Glitch-filled launch of ObamaCare site decried as ‘train wreck’ by critics.” No, that was the guy who wrote the Affordable Care Act, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT).

In the article, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) asks, “How can we tax people for not buying a product from a website that doesn’t work?” The Founding Fathers would have stopped you in stunned disbelief ten words into that sentence, Mr. Speaker, and asked how your revolution against the tyrannical, illegitimate government was going. They might also ask which foreign power conquered America and forced such a regime upon us. Then they’d ask you what a “website” is. Give Thomas Jefferson a couple of days to get up to speed, and he could write a better one than Barack Obama produced...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; aca; blitzer; obamacare; ppaca; shutdown

1 posted on 10/11/2013 6:10:59 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Wolf is having troubles keeping up with the news cycle. The GOP are about to cave.


2 posted on 10/11/2013 6:13:26 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: neverdem

ObamaCare should be delayed until every buffoon on Capitol Hill signs off that they have read the entire bill and pass a written test on what is in it with a score no lower than 100%. Those who fail the test should be tar and feathered and ridden out of town on a rail.


3 posted on 10/11/2013 6:15:24 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DemocRAT Pahtay! Spending our grandchildren's future, today!)
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To: neverdem
Rush: Wolf Blitzer Denies He Said What He Said

Somebody at the White House must have read Wolf the riot act...

4 posted on 10/11/2013 6:16:21 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: neverdem

Could it be the press are sensing an imminent disaster for Zero with Obamacare and are giving him a way out?

Nahhhhh!


5 posted on 10/11/2013 6:16:49 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: neverdem

Obama won’t do that. He’s only got so much time to turn the US into a socialist\communist basket case and he ain’t gonna’ waste any more of it.


6 posted on 10/11/2013 6:18:04 PM PDT by Bullish (The only real solution is to abolish liberal democrats forever)
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To: neverdem

Just a simple glitch. It doesn’t work at all.

I guess that makes obama a simple glitch, too.


7 posted on 10/11/2013 6:20:47 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Someone at the White House must have gotten Wolf’s tax returns and threatened him with it


8 posted on 10/11/2013 6:24:32 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Someone at the White House must have gotten Wolf’s tax returns and threatened him with it

Or night-vision photographs of his daughter Ilana in her bedroom. "Pity somthing might happen to her..."

9 posted on 10/11/2013 6:28:00 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: neverdem

“’Glitchy’ is a debateable term for a website that barely works at all”

Now, now—this is supposed to be a happy occasion! Let’s not bicker and argue about how the administration has already spent over a half-billion dollars for a program that appears to have been written by people who ride on short busses.


10 posted on 10/11/2013 6:39:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's foundinge fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: neverdem

After 3 years and gazillions of dollars, what’s the probability that another year will fix it? I’d say about 0.0001.


11 posted on 10/11/2013 6:51:44 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: neverdem

Old news.

A couple more polls like that Wall Str/NBC poll and the Pubs will be racing for the life-rafts agreeing to a complete surrender to Obama.

You could see their fear today after it came out.


12 posted on 10/11/2013 7:02:41 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position)
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To: neverdem
AS USUAL ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO GET WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IS READ ONE OF ANN COULTER'S COLUMNS HERE'S HER LATEST

YOU NEED TO LOOK NO MORE FOR WHAT YOU NEED:

http://triblive.com/opinion/featuredcommentary/4859620-74/obamacare-democrats-government#axzz2hT5EtnVd

HERE ARE HER (AND YOUR) ESSENTIAL BULLET POINTS SHOW'S OVER:

....Americans didn't ask for and don't want ObamaCare, and now their insurance premiums are going through the roof, their doctors aren't accepting it, and their employers are moving them into part-time work — or firing them — to avoid the law's mandates.

......Contrary to Obama's promises, it turns out you can't keep your doctor, you can't keep your insurance — you can't even keep your job. • ObamaCare allows insurers to charge 50 percent higher premiums for smokers, but prohibits insurers from increasing premiums for those with HIV/AIDS.

• Nationally, ObamaCare will increase men's individual insurance premiums by an average of 99 percent and women's by 62 percent. • Health plans valued at $27,500 or more for a family of four will be taxed at a rate of 40 percent.

• No doctors who went to an American medical school will be accepting ObamaCare.

• To be eligible for millions of dollars in grants from the federal government under ObamaCare, education and training programs are required to meet racial, ethnic, gender, linguistic and sexual-orientation quotas. That's going to make health care much better!

• ObamaCare is turning America into a part-time nation. According to a recent report by economist John Lott, 97 percent of all jobs added to the economy so far this year have been part-time jobs.

• ObamaCare is such a disaster that the people who wrote it refuse to live under it themselves. That's right. Congress won a waiver from ObamaCare.

Responding to the people's will, House Republicans first voted to fund all of government — except ObamaCare. Obama refused to negotiate and Senate Democrats refused to pass it. Then the Republicans voted to fully fund the government, but merely delay the implementation of ObamaCare for one year. Obama refused to negotiate and Senate Democrats refused to pass it. Finally, the Republicans voted to fully fund the government, but added a requirement that everyone live under ObamaCare. No special waivers for Congress and no waivers for big business without the same waivers for individuals.

Obama refused to negotiate and Senate Democrats refused to pass it.

They absolutely will not consider Republicans' demand that Democrats merely live under ObamaCare themselves. Instead, Democrats say Republicans are trying to “burn the whole house down” (Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz); “have lost their minds” (Sen. Harry Reid); are trying to negotiate “with a bomb strapped to their chest” (senior White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer); are “legislative arsonists” (Rep. Nancy Pelosi); and are engaging in “blatant extortion” (White House press secretary Jay Carney). Every Democrat in the country uses the same talking point: We “refuse to negotiate with a gun being held to our head.” Which means the Democrats will not negotiate at all — not now, not ever.

The only reason the government is shut down right now is that Democrats refuse to fund the government if they are required to live under ObamaCare.

That's how good it is!

ANN COULTER: TIMELESS PATRIOT!

THANKS AGAIN ANN!


13 posted on 10/11/2013 7:09:39 PM PDT by jimsin
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To: neverdem

No delays or exemptions. Force it down everyone’s throat so it reminds everyone to vote out those who voted it in.


14 posted on 10/11/2013 8:36:37 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

No delays or exemptions. Force it down everyone’s throat so it reminds everyone to vote out those who voted it in.


That’s right.

It’s going to implode anyway.


15 posted on 10/11/2013 9:01:45 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: neverdem

Big trouble for Obama - even Jimmie Kimmel was making fun of Obamacare tonight (Spellcheck keeps telling I’m wrong with my rendition of Obamacare - get over it, Spellcheck)......


16 posted on 10/11/2013 9:04:43 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: neverdem
CNN host: Obama should accept GOP proposal and delay ObamaCare for a year

The GOP should dump their own poorposal and make the people deal with this gold-plated POS. This is all about 2014.

17 posted on 10/11/2013 9:19:39 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ZeroCare: Make them pay; do not delay.)
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To: laplata
It’s going to implode anyway.

Its already imploding. I tried to register today at MD's web site - just to sniff around. Got as far as name, address, SSN, and birth date [the only required info] on the first page of the form.

Got bounced out when I clicked Continue - the verification app was unavailable. Tried 3 times - no dice.

Called the MD Service Center. Was told the verification app will be down all weekend. So, theoretically, NO ONE in MD will be able to sign up on-line this weekend.

FYI: In addition to this FUBAR, the 24/7 web site has been taken down for maintenance between 11 pm - 6 am EVERY DAY since its launch - and will continue to do so INDEFINITELY !!!

18 posted on 10/11/2013 10:08:59 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

I read somewhere that in Maryland there are no doctors available through the plan, or something like that


19 posted on 10/11/2013 10:11:40 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Lmo56

What a mess. This is a hackers best dream.

Did you use your real SSN and name when you were sniffing around the MD site?


20 posted on 10/11/2013 10:17:42 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Obamacare makes the byzantine sewage system look simple. Even the computer cannot compute the exchanges. i am willing to bet they have nigerian scammers acting as calculators.


21 posted on 10/11/2013 10:30:57 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: USNBandit

indeed they cave. What else was Romney care?

oh, and I cannot wait for Chrisy creamcare bloomberingcare...

it is all in the evil language... we all care.


22 posted on 10/11/2013 10:34:13 PM PDT by lavaroise
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To: laplata
Did you use your real SSN and name when you were sniffing around the MD site?

Yeah - you have to, but it is an encrypted web site. The only good part of MD's system. However, the site did not accept my info, so MD doesn't have it at this time on their servers.

23 posted on 10/11/2013 10:49:40 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: neverdem
Given the disastrous start just to sign up for the health exchanges, they should delay full implementation and just do a small-scale pilot program to make sure everything works. Of course, we should just kibosh the whole idea and replace it with health insurers being able to offer insurance plans across state lines on a regional basis, which would substantially increase competition and cut premium costs.
24 posted on 10/11/2013 10:50:53 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: GeronL

I read somewhere that in Maryland there are no doctors available through the plan, or something like that

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Yup - doc list not available yet, among other things:

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3076459/posts


25 posted on 10/11/2013 10:55:49 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Lmo56

However, the site did not accept my info, so MD doesn’t have it at this time on their servers.


Good.

I think it’s going to implode very fast.


26 posted on 10/11/2013 11:00:05 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

I do hope we DEFAULT rather than cave in.


27 posted on 10/12/2013 12:57:42 AM PDT by japaneseghost
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To: japaneseghost

We live in very scary times.


28 posted on 10/12/2013 1:12:30 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: neverdem

29 posted on 10/12/2013 4:49:53 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: neverdem

One of BOR’s bimbos (Powers) says the president shouldn’t cave to the one year delay and said that would be stupid and harmful. Bill chided the conservative chick for laughing at her stupid assertion. (I know, but I only tune into Wednesday’s show to watch Dennis Miller!)


30 posted on 10/12/2013 5:14:14 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Lmo56

“the 24/7 web site has been taken down for maintenance between 11 pm - 6 am EVERY DAY since its launch - and will continue to do so INDEFINITELY !!!”

Implosion indeed. What was wrong with it to begin with, plus maintenance induced failure from trying to fix software in a crisis mode which will only further complicate the spaghetti mess of code.

The faster they try to fix it, the more it will break so they will have to keep fixing the fixes. HA!


31 posted on 10/12/2013 5:26:42 AM PDT by AMDG&BVMH
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks neverdem.

Obama, Boehner negotiations at a stand still (Obama rejects deal)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3078053/posts


32 posted on 10/12/2013 12:26:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (There certainly are some idiots.)
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