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Wait, Has the Obamacare Federal Exchange Only Enrolled 5,000 People?
Townhall.Com ^ | October 13, 2013 | Guy Benson

Posted on 10/13/2013 11:03:32 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

The Daily Mail's Thursday scoop revealed that just 51,000 Americans successfully enrolled in the federal Obamacare exchanges over its first week -- an infinitesimally tiny percentage of the "46 million" uninsured Americans the law's supporters frequently cite. But is the real number actually a fraction of that fraction? Oh my:

Based upon my survey of a large number of health plans accounting for substantial market share in the 36 states the federal insurance exchange is operating in, not more than about 5,000 individuals and families signed-up for health insurance in the 36 states run by the Obama administration through Monday. It is not uncommon for a major health insurer with a large market share to report less than 100 enrollments in the first week. Reports today say the enrollments continue to trickle in at about the same rate. Worse, the backroom connection between the insurance companies and the federal government is a disaster. Things are worse behind the curtain than in front of it. Here is one example from a carrier--and I have received numerous reports from many other carriers with exactly the same problem. One carrier exec told me that yesterday they got 7 transactions for 1 person - 4 enrollments and 3 cancelations.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; obamacare; obamacarerollout; obamacarewebsite; zerocare
And 5000 enrollments might also be a gross overestimate.
1 posted on 10/13/2013 11:03:32 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

5,000 data-corrupted applications sent to the insurance companies.


2 posted on 10/13/2013 11:05:46 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: MUDDOG

How many of the 5000 will have their IDs stolen?


3 posted on 10/13/2013 11:06:46 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

I dont see how they managed to enroll anybody with that app.


4 posted on 10/13/2013 11:09:27 AM PDT by bergmeid
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To: PJ-Comix

5 posted on 10/13/2013 11:12:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: PJ-Comix
5000 is a whopping 1.08695652173913 x 10-4 of 46 million!!!
6 posted on 10/13/2013 11:14:47 AM 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: bergmeid

I’m on Medicare so I’m out of the loop here but when I read that you had to register and give personal info BEFORE you could check rates I was appalled.

They must think everyone has the IQ of a rock.

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7 posted on 10/13/2013 11:16:31 AM PDT by Mears (Liberalism is the art ot being easily offended.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The horizontal fins. ‘59 Impala had them like that too (only more so).


8 posted on 10/13/2013 11:17:17 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: PJ-Comix

That’s going to be something to watch in the months ahead.


9 posted on 10/13/2013 11:18:25 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: PJ-Comix
The over/under betting line for the number of months the average young and healthy person will mail-in a healthcare premium payment is two (2).

Obama Nocare is a disaster of monstrous proportions.

10 posted on 10/13/2013 11:18:32 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Any idiot willing to throw their life history to Barry gets what they deserve.

FU Barry.


11 posted on 10/13/2013 11:19:28 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: eyedigress

Maybe it’s time for a lot of disinformation being submitted to this behemoth.

Just for fun of course.


12 posted on 10/13/2013 11:25:52 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Mears
I’m on Medicare so I’m out of the loop here but when I read that you had to register and give personal info BEFORE you could check rates I was appalled.

On the state sites you definitely don't have to do that.

I continue to think that governors who refused Expanded Medicaid and the state exchanges , given the realities of the situation, did not do their citizens any favors.

Also, you may be back "in the loop" eventually when everything collapses and single payer emerges.

13 posted on 10/13/2013 11:28:30 AM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: PJ-Comix
Wait, Has the Obamacare Federal Exchange Only Enrolled 5,000 People?

ANYONE who has tried to get on the website would be astounded that 500, much less 5,000 have been able to enroll!

14 posted on 10/13/2013 11:29:42 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: unixfox

Don’t get me started. The truth alone will handle it. :^)


15 posted on 10/13/2013 11:36:28 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s brand of socialism makes the communist-era Yugo look like great engineering.


16 posted on 10/13/2013 11:38:10 AM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I remember the Edsel very well. I predict it will be remembered as a grand success when compared to Obamacare.


17 posted on 10/13/2013 11:40:08 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: steve86

Uh, yeah they did do us a favor. I don’t want my state taxes going into the implementation of this boondoggle. The citizens can do us all a favor and not try to sign up, especially since it sounds like most of the people signing up already have and can afford insurance, they’re just looking for a price cut courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer.


18 posted on 10/13/2013 11:40:33 AM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: PJ-Comix
As the Shrill/Hill would say, "Who cares if its 5000 or 50000?"

Only “hundreds” have been able to sign up for a health care plan at the Obamacare websites. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Okay now we will try the landline # 1-800-318-2596 listed above or 1-800-318-2596 = 1-800-FAU-CKYO.


19 posted on 10/13/2013 11:41:06 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Boycott Reno & Las Vegas until those in control there, remove Reid from the senate!)
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To: JimSEA

Good one!


20 posted on 10/13/2013 11:45:30 AM PDT by MUDDOG
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Everybody in America, Yes You!


Obamacare just needs a few more tidbits to find out who you are and where you may go. A few questions please......

Mom's maiden name.....

First job..... (irs reasons)

Birthplace....

Liberal think tank........

Thank you.

You may now continue enrollment....Trust Me


21 posted on 10/13/2013 11:50:48 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: JimSEA; 2ndDivisionVet
I remember the Edsel very well. I predict it will be remembered as a grand success when compared to Obamacare.

As will the Pinto, the Vega, the Gremlin, the Pacer, and yes, even the Aztek.

All of these examples had some virtues and often were not as bad as their detractors would have others believe. Obamacare is sort of the opposite - no virtues, and much worse than the media will let on.

The closest automotive comparison to Obamacare would be the Renault "Le Car" (A/K/A "Le Carcass").

22 posted on 10/13/2013 11:58:12 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks PJ-Comix.


23 posted on 10/13/2013 12:00:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: PJ-Comix

does Obama actually believe that the Average American makes between 60K and 100K, therefore wont have any problem buying Obama-Care for $300.00 to $1200.00 a month?


24 posted on 10/13/2013 12:22:59 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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25 posted on 10/13/2013 12:25:58 PM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: PJ-Comix; cyn; 444Flyer; left that other site; GeronL; onyx; MeshugeMikey; Jeremiah Jr; Yehuda
Obamacare masquerades as a solution to the supposed crisis that "x" million people lack health insurance.

But how many times has "x" been multiplied, now that Obamacare is directly responsible for the insured losing their insurance?

Ah yes, the fruit of the corrupt Obamatree. Regular (self-reliant) Americans are to be forced into beast.gov's "Marketplace", impoverished and completely subserviant to the will of Fedzilla ("insured" by the beast for their very lives), or they become lawless by default, targets of the IRS.

Obamacare is an image and mark (character and name) of the beast.

By the grace of God (via incompetent bureaucrats doing what they always do), this forced relinquishment of unalienable rights (that fundamental transformation Obama promised) has been jammed up and FUBAR... for a time anyway.

MM, where's your Lucifercare graphic? That's fitting, considering that Satan masquerades as an angel of light, and the Obamacare caduceus (take a look at the true meaning of that symbol) is blurred to appear as an angel of light, complete with souls in white robes. What it is, is the messenger angel of commerce, theft, deception, and death, as the symbol indicates.

Lucifer

English Lucifer "Satan," also "morning star," from Latin Lucifer "morning star," literally "light-bringing," from lux (genitive lucis) "light" (see light (n.)) + ferre "carry" (see infer).

Belief that it was the proper name of Satan began with its use in Bible to translate Greek Phosphoros, which translates Hebrew Helel ben Shahar in Isaiah xiv:12 -- "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!" [KJV] Because of the mention of a fall from Heaven, the verse was interpreted by Christians as a reference to Satan, even though it is literally a reference to the King of Babylon (cf. Isaiah xiv:4).

match...

...First used 1831 for the modern type of wooden friction match, and competed with lucifer for much of 19c. as the name for this invention.

Lucifer

26 posted on 10/13/2013 1:12:51 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: MUDDOG

The ‘59 Impala surely must rank among the ugliest cars ever made in America, it made the Edsel look good by comparison but it sold because it had the Chevy nameplate. The ‘55, ‘56 and ‘57 Chevrolet models, especially the ‘57, were beautiful, the ‘58 was passable but it was a total letdown coming on the heels of the ‘57, in my book they never again came up with another good looking car.

I have a similar opinion of Ford, I loved the ‘55, ‘56 and ‘57 models but they went downhill from there. As for the ‘59 the Ford was not the best ever but it looked like a dream compared to that ugly ‘59 Chevrolet.


27 posted on 10/13/2013 1:23:17 PM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: JimSEA

“I remember the Edsel very well. I predict it will be remembered as a grand success when compared to Obamacare.”
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At least the Edsel would not cause any deaths while sitting still, you had to run over someone with it to kill them. That alone makes it a grand success compared to Obamacare. It was also reasonably priced, of course neither one was actually needed in the marketplace.


28 posted on 10/13/2013 1:27:48 PM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: Ezekiel



29 posted on 10/13/2013 1:31:17 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: RipSawyer
The fins! ;)

I like the '59 Impala because my brother had one.

30 posted on 10/13/2013 1:38:06 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

Even for someone making 100K annually $1200. monthly amounts to 14.4% of gross annual income! It would be a much higher percentage of income after paying payroll and income taxes. I don’t know, maybe 20% or so? That is only the premium, then you must consider deductibles and copays.

I remember when the American dream was to make $10K annual gross, I am sure that it would take much more than $100K to buy the same lifestyle that would have bought when I was a kid. With Obamacare it would probably take $200K or more.

Yes, I realize that many things we have today could not be bought at any price in the old days, I really don’t know how we survived without cell phones and all that but I am willing to try to do so again if we could get rid of all the commie crap that is being forced on us.


31 posted on 10/13/2013 1:39:40 PM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: MUDDOG

A gentleman I considered to be my godfather although he was never officially named as such bought a new ‘59 Chevy...I loved him dearly but I still say it is an incredibly ugly car.

My older brother had a ‘58 Ford Fairlane 500 with the 352 cubic inch Interceptor engine. It is a wonder he is still alive, he considered himself a cautious driver because he never drove it faster than it would run.


32 posted on 10/13/2013 1:45:52 PM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: PJ-Comix
they got 7 transactions for 1 person - 4 enrollments and 3 cancelations.

Sounds like the typical Democratic voter.

33 posted on 10/13/2013 1:47:12 PM PDT by HarleyD (...one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Thanks. That's one cringe worthy graphic, especially because it was created by and for Obamacarebots.

Posted on Tuesday, 04 August, 2009 19:24:11 by DTogo (Obama b-day):

What's up with Obama's "Organizing for Health Care" logo?

34 posted on 10/13/2013 2:04:21 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty
ANYONE who has tried to get on the website would be astounded that 500, much less 5,000 have been able to enroll!

All they need is five. Then they'll say it's too big to fail, and that change would be too disruptive to contemplate.

35 posted on 10/13/2013 2:05:08 PM PDT by sphinx
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To: Ezekiel

Thank you so much, dearest Ezekiel.


36 posted on 10/13/2013 2:05:49 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Mears
They must think everyone has the IQ of a rock. A rock would not register.
37 posted on 10/13/2013 2:16:35 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: unixfox

enroll all those who registered to vote as Democrat. Mickey Mouse included.


38 posted on 10/13/2013 4:29:32 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: PJ-Comix

The article got pulled. Must be the nsa didn’t like it and turned him into the irs.


39 posted on 10/13/2013 4:35:24 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: sphinx
sometimes a picture ....helps


40 posted on 10/13/2013 5:10:52 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: ViLaLuz
I just checked..and it appears to be accessible form here.


41 posted on 10/13/2013 5:14:07 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: steve86

“Also, you may be back “in the loop” eventually when everything collapses and single payer emerges”


I’m 81-—I’ll be long gone but God help my kids and grand kids. I saw the best of this country.

.


42 posted on 10/14/2013 7:37:01 AM PDT by Mears (Liberalism is the art ot being easily offended.)
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