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It's Time to Get Mad As Hell About ObamaCare
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 10/25/2013 | IBD Staff

Posted on 10/28/2013 4:27:53 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer

Revolt: In 1989, angry seniors forced the repeal of a costly new Medicare benefit just a year after it passed. It's time for the millions now being savaged by ObamaCare to rise up and do the same.

When he was selling ObamaCare to the nation, President Obama said: "We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away."

Across the country, millions of Americans are now discovering this was an expensive lie.

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KEYWORDS: 2talented2do; healthcare; insurance; medicare; obamacare; whatordinarypeopledo

1 posted on 10/28/2013 4:27:53 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
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To: IBD editorial writer

I think this guy just wants it to fail.


2 posted on 10/28/2013 4:30:56 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: Junk Silver

Of course he does. Then we can move to a single payer system and total control of the US Health Care system by the federal government. And of course the complete unionization of all people involved in the health care industry.


3 posted on 10/28/2013 4:42:35 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: All

Just keep reminding Americans what the Obamatons want you to forget: E-V-E-R-Y single Democrat voted for this pipedream——and no Republicans supported it.

Sap-happy Oboner touted the law’s aim to provide “free” healthcare -— but that cockasmamie plan was ditched—— Obamatons stealthily deleted “free” from its website (one that works?).

Course, they’re now forced to pack the boondoggle w/ Medicaid enrollees.

ANOTHER REMINDER Who pays for this? You do.


4 posted on 10/28/2013 4:43:32 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Junk Silver

Of course he does!Then what would stand in the way of”Single-Payer”?


5 posted on 10/28/2013 4:43:52 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: IBD editorial writer
A FReeper suggested labeling ACA Hussein’s UnAffordable Care (HUAC)

I love yanking the Left's chain with that one.

Yes it is officially labeled Obamacare like two decades ago it was called Hillarycare. I am not suggesting a substitute.

Using one of the left's all time favorite pejorative expressions against one of their all time favorite laws is proper justice.

6 posted on 10/28/2013 4:47:07 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: IBD editorial writer
"It's Time to Get Mad As Hell About ObamaCare"

BZZZZZZZT! Wrong answer...the time to get mad as hell (and stay mad as hell) was three or four years ago. To use the overused cliche yet again, the GOP kicked this can down the road until there was no more road. Obamacare should've been derailed and/or defunded four years ago. Of course, the GOP didn't have Ted Cruz in the Senate back then.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

7 posted on 10/28/2013 4:50:19 AM PDT by wku man (It's almost deer season, got your DEERGOGGLES on yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jexrnFq2fXY)
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To: IBD editorial writer

——No one will take it away.-——

Strangely believe it, my Doctor’s medical group took away my Medicare Advantage by refusing to accept it in 2014.

Somewhere lurking the background is Obamacare. I must now find coverage with a different but acceptable Medicare Advantage Provider.

Money may not be much of an issue because the plans are all similar but I will have to set up the new web sites and have perscriptions transferred etc etc. PITA


8 posted on 10/28/2013 4:51:12 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
Name it after the oxygen thief who should be tried, convicted and sentenced for signing it into law: Traitorobamacare
9 posted on 10/28/2013 4:53:18 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: Junk Silver
I think this guy just wants it to fail.

The writer or Bowbama? Or, both?

10 posted on 10/28/2013 4:54:39 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: IBD editorial writer

While this is a nice sentiment, and keeping a promise made would be a wonderful thing from any politician, it’s not likely going to happen.
The insurance companies have seen the future, and if you believe things can go back to the way they were, you might want to harness that methane exiting the hind quarters of your unicorn (alternative, renewable power?).

The ONLY true solution to this mess is to get FedGov COMPLETELY out of the health concerns of the American people.


11 posted on 10/28/2013 4:57:49 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: PubliusMM

No, there must be legislation limiting Tort rewards to lawyers.

The limits should be passed and then at least one year to pass to see how things settle out and costs diminish. The legal thieves must be removed from health care first and foremost.

(both plaintiff and defense lawyers are guilty of the disgusting practice)


12 posted on 10/28/2013 5:02:32 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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Very simple, low energy solution:

1. The ultimate in passive resistance, no one participate, change all W4s so no gets a refund that can be used to collect the tax.

2. 2014, vote out anyone on both sides that did not voice opposition to this law. Silent non-participation in the debate equals supporting the law moving forward.


13 posted on 10/28/2013 5:07:18 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: USCG SimTech

Doctors should just go on strike until Obamacare is repealed...


14 posted on 10/28/2013 6:11:44 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Junk Silver
I think this guy just wants it to fail.

one certainly hope so.

I See you are NEW HERE. A Troll Perhaps????

15 posted on 10/28/2013 6:15:21 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Bushbacker1

“I think this guy just wants it to fail.”/

“The writer or Bowbama? Or, both? “

I just used the “wants it to fail” talking point because that has basically become a reflex statement for Democrat talking heads. We do need those who are being adversely affected by this law to rise up in anger.

One problem here is that virtually all of those who are being adversely affected are busy working for a living, while the increasing numbers of those who are benefitting from Obamacare by signing up for Medicaid or getting big subsidies have all the time in the world to stage protests.

I believe that Obama does want the current roll-out to fail, and to fail miserably. Obama has shown over and over again that he does his best work enacting “emergency” measures during crises that he has created. What Obama is doing here is a masterpiece in Leftist social engineering, since as the ACA fails it causes Medicaid to expand into the SIngle Payer system that was always the ultimate goal.

As far as the website goes, I don’t think its failure was necessarily part of the plan, he just didn’t care one way or the other and the natural incompetence and corruption of his administration took over. The real failure will occur once the website is running smoothly, the health insurance companies implode and Medicaid become the entitlement to end all entitlements.


16 posted on 10/28/2013 6:20:16 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: IBD editorial writer

I’m starting to like Obamacare. Millions that voted for free stuff found out they are the ones paying the free stuff. Yeah it still sucks, but man I love the show of watching the idiots finally realize what the democrats have been doing to me for years.


17 posted on 10/28/2013 6:22:17 AM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Maine Mariner

I keep hearing people mention that, “Single payer system” what does that mean? That people will have no insurance and pay all costs out of pocket?


18 posted on 10/28/2013 6:28:29 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: IBD editorial writer

-—— “He’s (Obama) just ‘too talented’ to do what ‘ordinary people’ do.” - Valerie Jarrett -——


19 posted on 10/28/2013 6:30:05 AM PDT by devolve (----- "He's (Obama) just 'too talented' to do what 'ordinary people' do." - Valerie Jarrett -----)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

That would be “individual payer” and would lead to real market reform.

No, “single payer” means that the government (taxpayer) pays for all medical costs of all people and therefore determines who gets what medical care.


20 posted on 10/28/2013 6:31:57 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: MrB

Oh God, I could see where that would lead. So in other words it would be complete tyranny over healthcare. Actually I have a high suspicion this whole thing is just one big scam to bring tyranny in through the back door. This crap about fines being classified as a tax. They say the fines can only be collected through tax refunds but what if they did away with that, and then raised the health rates and fines through the roof? People would be unable to afford Obamacare and as a result you would have millions owing fines which they could raise to astronomical levels and there you go: You would have people enslaved to the state - The IRS could move in seize property, put liens on accounts, seize paychecks - pretty much everything that comes with tyranny, the state deciding whether you live or die nice stuff like that.


21 posted on 10/28/2013 6:38:57 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: IBD editorial writer
At one point, several seniors followed Illinois Rep. Dan Rostenkowski — then one of the most powerful lawmakers in Washington — back to his car and refused to let him leave. TV cameras caught one elderly woman pounding on the hood of his car.

Inadvisable protests anymore, since any such actions likely be regarded as "terroristic threats" and vigorously repelled with elite guards and drones.

22 posted on 10/28/2013 6:39:28 AM PDT by Dysart (Obamacare: "We are losing money on every subscriber-- but we will make it up in volume!")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

What they want to do, and what every liberal’s visceral desire is to do,

is to use the State to punish/exterminate those who oppose their ideology.

Controlling the healthcare system would fulfill that dream.


23 posted on 10/28/2013 6:41:23 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: GrandJediMasterYoda
You would have people enslaved to the state - The IRS could move in seize property, put liens on accounts, seize paychecks - pretty much everything that comes with tyranny, the state deciding whether you live or die nice stuff like that.

Welcome to the present.

24 posted on 10/28/2013 6:41:35 AM PDT by Dysart (Obamacare: "We are losing money on every subscriber-- but we will make it up in volume!")
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To: bandleader
Of course he does!Then what would stand in the way of”Single-Payer”?

One reason why I think single-payer won't occur anytime soon is because Obama's massive ego couldn't handle admitting failure.

25 posted on 10/28/2013 6:47:13 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: IBD editorial writer
And not coincidentally, AARP - the group that supported Obamacare legislation - happens to offer an alternative to Medicare Advantage. Gee, how convenient! /sarc

It's why I will never become an AARP member, and toss out every piece of mail I get from that organization. (Actually, what I should do is send them back the postage-paid envelope ... empty ... that comes with every solicitation I get in the mail. At least they'd have to waste a few pennies each time I did it!)

26 posted on 10/28/2013 6:55:30 AM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: mellow velo

Empty? No, enclose all the literature they sent you. Add some grocery store fliers, enough to bump the postage up a notch.


27 posted on 10/28/2013 7:00:33 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
it would be complete tyranny over healthcare.

Yes, can you imagine what political favors could be given? Given to donors, special interest groups, etc? It would actually bring the "death panels" forward to a much earlier age. They wouldn't have to wait for conservatives to get old before denying treatment; they could do it right now. It would change the voting dynamic, because with government as the sole source for healthcare, even Republicans would have to run on providing healthcare to people. Their platform would probably claim to offer the best care, but with efficient, streamlined costs. The media would label that as draconian, and the two Republicans left in Congress would be left as tokens of the "old regime" in the country that once was. (In truth, even they would be disposed of...no tyrant leaves evidence of previous history.)

28 posted on 10/28/2013 7:12:32 AM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: ScottinVA

“One reason why I think single-payer won’t occur anytime soon is because Obama’s massive ego couldn’t handle admitting failure.”

You really think the Obama is going to be reluctant to admit the failure of the greedy insurance companies, the failure of the heartless, sabotaging Republicans and the failure of the free-market system in general? I have no doubt that this is how Obama will spin this, there will be no personal failure involved. Besides Obama freely admitted wanting a Single Payer system before he ran for president, but he did say that this would have to be accomplished gradually.

This guy has never once admitted failure, but he’s an old pro at assigning blame.


29 posted on 10/28/2013 7:27:58 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: Maine Mariner
Then we can move to a single payer system and total control of the US Health Care system by the federal government.

It's already working too... I've heard from a couple of 20-30 year olds in the past month, who's rates have doubled or more... who are already saying, "Screw this! Let's just go to single payer"..

These are people who HAVE BEEN, mostly conservative in their thinking. They're ready to throw in the towel. :-(

30 posted on 10/28/2013 7:42:26 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them!)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

Sad...that these younger folks would rather throw in the towel for Socialism, rather than fight for the liberty and freedom our forefathers fought so hard for.


31 posted on 10/28/2013 7:49:09 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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