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Door to door with Obamacare
KHOU-TV 11 News ^ | October 17, 2013 | by Doug Miller

Posted on 10/17/2013 6:06:23 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

HOUSTON - Call them the door-to-door salesmen of Obamacare. A couple of cheerful young men wearing identical T-shirts and carrying a clipboard full of pamphlets walks through a neighborhood near Hobby Airport in southeast Houston.

One of the groups working to enroll Texans is the Texas Organizing Project, a decidedly Democratic organization sharply critical of Gov. Rick Perry and other state Republican leaders.

There are people like Phyllis Pharr found sitting on her porch, smoking a cigarette next to the birdcage housing a pet cockateel named George. She tried to do some research, but didn't get very far.

"Their website is just awful," Pharr said. "I'm sorry, it's absolutely horrible."

She has health insurance through her employer, but she hoped the new health care exchanges would offer her an alternative.

"I'm not impressed," she says. "It is expensive. It's not as cheap as I thought it would be.

"I'm hoping that they can do something for people who need insurance outside of their work," Pharr said. "But I don't see where this is going to help a lot."

(Excerpt) Read more at khou.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: failure; obamacare; rinocare
Forward!!
1 posted on 10/17/2013 6:06:23 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wonder if they are taking names/addresses for future reference of contact?


2 posted on 10/17/2013 6:16:41 AM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Love the comments at the site.


3 posted on 10/17/2013 6:17:56 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Democrats: The perfect party for the helpless and stupid, and those who would rule over them.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“It is expensive. It’s not as cheap as I thought it would be.”

***

Surprise!

This is what happens when you believe the liar-in-chief.


4 posted on 10/17/2013 6:19:39 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Well, there IS the hypothesis that Obamacare is rigged to fail, or at least the health exchanges. What is bound to survive is HHS general control over national healthcare. What the Republican Establishment is willing to live with is “creeping socialism.” of the sort that conservatives have been denouncing since the ‘50s.
5 posted on 10/17/2013 6:21:18 AM PDT by RobbyS (quotes)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They should be “disappeared”


6 posted on 10/17/2013 6:23:41 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"It is expensive. It's not as cheap as I thought it would be. "

Wait 'til you see what it costs after amnesty with 30 million illegals added to the rolls.

7 posted on 10/17/2013 6:26:34 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Two guys in matching t-shirts show up at the front door, begin asking personal questions...and the residents start blabbling.

What could go wrong.


8 posted on 10/17/2013 6:27:54 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"So like, me, I have a six year old kid," says Maria Mendoza, launching into an explanation of her family's situation, including an admission that she doesn't have any health insurance.

Dollars to donuts, she doesn't have a clue that she is required to purchase health insurance or pay a fine.

9 posted on 10/17/2013 6:29:29 AM PDT by randita
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
There are people like Phyllis Pharr found sitting on her porch, smoking a cigarette next to the birdcage housing a pet cockateel named George.

Shoulda named the cockateel "Dubya".

10 posted on 10/17/2013 6:33:55 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

These types better refrain from stepping on MY property.


11 posted on 10/17/2013 6:49:15 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Gaffer
They should be “disappeared”

They probably will. It will be called the "High Risk Citizens Detainment & Safety Act". They'll have a full branding package and logo when they roll the idea out.

At first it will seem like the Quisling Party is holding strong but public sentiment and the fear of the "media" will drive 5, then, 10 then, 25 of them over to voting for it's passage. In the 11th Hour, Boehner (or somebody just like him, just less orange) will sign it into law.

They'll have negotiated in having a 4 minute break for your dark bread and gruel. The four minutes break would have actually already been in the bill as a five minute break.

Secret messages circulating through the cells will be published for the public. 50% of them will say, "We just need to vote the RINOS out and take over the party"

12 posted on 10/17/2013 6:59:10 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: moovova

If they show up at my doorstep I’m going to find out who they work for, who pays them, where they’re from, how many of them there are, etc...
Probably a tie in to ACORN somewhere I’d guess...


13 posted on 10/17/2013 7:05:35 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

“Does anyone else know you’re here?”


14 posted on 10/17/2013 7:10:02 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Most of the comments sound like they are posted by conservatives. The good stuff is going to be posted when the liberals figure out they’ve been duped by their king and are going to have to pay the consequences too. Our we big “we told you so” about this guy being a really bad idea is coming soon.


15 posted on 10/17/2013 7:12:01 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: MrB

> “Does anyone else know you’re here?”

You know that’s coming. 0’s pedophiles on the streets with a clipboard going door to door. What could possibly go wrong?


16 posted on 10/17/2013 7:14:10 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: riri

You have a wonderfully evil mind.


17 posted on 10/17/2013 7:25:08 AM PDT by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!)
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To: Paine in the Neck
Wait 'til you see what it costs after amnesty with 30 million illegals added to the rolls.

30 million part time Taco Bell workers? They're coming for your job, your healthcare, your guns, your money, and you must submit!

18 posted on 10/17/2013 7:39:54 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Brown Shirts?


19 posted on 10/17/2013 7:44:33 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Scammers away!


20 posted on 10/17/2013 7:58:44 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Remember when wearing seat belts was just a suggestion and then it became the law of the land?

Think "seat belts" when you ponder how this healthcare scheme is going to work out.

We are going to have you go to people's homes and sign them up if the quota is not filled by the people themselves.

And then, if we still don't have enough people we will send out the IRS.

Them guys know how to force compliance.

21 posted on 10/17/2013 8:28:21 AM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: Postman

Just calling it like it is. Come on,you have to admit, that is a REALISTIC scenario.


22 posted on 10/17/2013 11:10:58 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: jsanders2001

They are not going to show up at your door.
You are not an usefull idiot.
And you don’t live in the hood.

The IRS will show up at our collective doors when it comes time to pay for the care and feeding of Obama voters.


23 posted on 10/17/2013 11:19:40 AM PDT by Texas resident (The GOP sold us all out.)
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To: riri

I admit nothing.


24 posted on 10/17/2013 8:39:37 PM PDT by Postman (Flies get too litle credit. They know!)
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