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Obama: 'I'm sorry' Americans are losing insurance
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Posted on 11/08/2013 1:55:38 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Obama: 'I'm sorry' Americans are losing insurance Associated Press

By JULIE PACE 3 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to calm a growing furor, President Barack Obama said Thursday he's sorry Americans are losing health insurance plans he repeatedly said they could keep under his signature health care law. But the president stopped short of apologizing for making those promises in the first place.

"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," he said in an interview with NBC News.

Signaling possible tweaks to the law, Obama said his administration was working to close "some of the holes and gaps" that were causing millions of Americans to get cancellation letters. Officials said he was referring to fixes the administration can make on its own, not legislative options some congressional lawmakers have proposed.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: nobama; obamacare; obamacares; obamanocare
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1 posted on 11/08/2013 1:55:38 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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The idiot that made everything better...

Thanks for dumping my insurance, fool...

You’re an idiot, Obama. Seriously.


2 posted on 11/08/2013 1:59:47 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Sub-Driver
If Obama had admitted he lied, I might call this an apology. But there is no way he will admit to doing anything wrong.

This is no apology.

3 posted on 11/08/2013 2:02:23 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: Sub-Driver

see my tag line.


4 posted on 11/08/2013 2:03:12 AM PST by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: Gene Eric

It’s akin to the rapist saying he’s sorry for raping his victim while he’s raping her.

The Media should be hung for journalistic malpractice. They are allowing him to get away with this, which is no surprise.


5 posted on 11/08/2013 2:10:40 AM PST by MAD-AS-HELL (There was a revultion brewing but it turned out to be piss water.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Tough toenails!” is his meaning.


6 posted on 11/08/2013 2:10:50 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: bikerman

In a comment awhile back a FReeper said,

“Even when he’s sitting there with his mouth shut, he’s lying.”


7 posted on 11/08/2013 2:12:48 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Not quite. More like he’s sorry the victim got raped. He’s not sorry he did it, just that it happened.


8 posted on 11/08/2013 2:17:50 AM PST by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: Sub-Driver

Another lie.


9 posted on 11/08/2013 2:17:57 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

Haven’t said it in a while, but the Media is the greatest threat to our beautiful Country.

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No, I’m not free speech, Libtards... Notice the ‘Media’ proper, fools.


10 posted on 11/08/2013 2:20:02 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
It was delicious watching Obama squirm and choke out his version of coerced non-apologetic regret as ordered by his handlers.

Meanwhile, I've noted the MSM attempts to minimize the debacle. "Some Americans" losing their insurance. "Less than 5%" losing their insurance.

11 posted on 11/08/2013 2:20:07 AM PST by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: EandH Dad
Or, as the case may be:

he’s sorry the victim is being raped. He’s not sorry he is doing it, just that it is happening.

12 posted on 11/08/2013 2:22:32 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: MAD-AS-HELL

“They are allowing him to get away with this, which is no surprise.”

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Not entirely and it is to soon to tell if the emedia gives him a pass on what clearly, as the yahoo article clearly states, is NOT an apology for his knowingly lying to Americans.


13 posted on 11/08/2013 2:23:06 AM PST by billyboy15
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To: Sub-Driver

Has the opposition party heard enough yet to start rescinding this monster, or are they content with the entire health care system collapsing and/or a second Great Recession starting this quarter?

Is it moral to wait until next November (meaning passage in March 2015) in order to make it a campaign issue?


14 posted on 11/08/2013 2:24:43 AM PST by ReaganGeneration2
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To: Sub-Driver
dang, me too.

Joe Walsh "Analog Man"

15 posted on 11/08/2013 2:27:12 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sorry for their losing insurance but not sorry for the lying. The “sorry” was calculated damage control concocted by his handlers who overcame his reluctance.


16 posted on 11/08/2013 2:38:49 AM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Sub-Driver
You'll love this.

Here in NY, Excellus said they were dropping 200,000 folks. Seems they have had a meeting with ??? and now they won't be dropping those folks.

Hmmmmmm with a capital "H".

17 posted on 11/08/2013 2:47:51 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sub-Driver

Mia Pope, a supposed friend of Barry Sotoero thinks if he opens his mouth he’s lying.
http://www.examiner.com/article/childhood-friend-of-barack-obama-comes-forward-with-damaging-information


18 posted on 11/08/2013 2:55:16 AM PST by tinamina
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To: Sub-Driver

oh... sorry your burned was house down said the arsonist....sorry you were raped said the rapists....sorry for the murder said the killer....cry - cry - cry.....LIBERALS —


19 posted on 11/08/2013 2:59:25 AM PST by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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To: Sub-Driver

When I was little and I did something bad to someone, my mother would force me to apologize. However, she made a special point to include why I was apologizing. I do not think Obama learned this lesson.

Either way it is all by design, he won’t lose a millisecond of campaign time, Reggie, rock-n-roll Wednesday nights, vacation and golf to fix what he caused.


20 posted on 11/08/2013 2:59:53 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: fatnotlazy
fatnotlazy:" If Obama had admitted he lied, I might call this an apology.
But there is no way he will admit to doing anything wrong.
This is no apology.

Agreed , this is not an apology !
This is I am sorry that I got caught screwing up 1/6th of the American economy !
Since this is his "signature legislation" , let us realize that :
it is a tax scheme, that wasn't supposed to be a tax
was encouraged and vetted by Nancy Piglousey : "You gotta Pass it to find out what's in it !!"
that instead of being read for 3 days as promised and is procedure , voted on within 1 1/2 days (hurried legislation)
And is legally : "BAIT AND SWITCH" (= fraud !)..
and this is his "signature legislation" .. for which an apology is NOT an apology .. should be grounds for stupidity by legislation or impeachment !
The fact that Dems, RHINOs , and GOPe support it tells me that "the fix is in ", and that all are conspirators in the demise of the USA for their own self-centered purposes !

21 posted on 11/08/2013 3:01:06 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: tinamina

Very interesting, but no real surprises from what we have all already heard. However, I suspect that Ms. Pope is going to spend a great deal of time with the IRS and other alphabet agencies as they ruin her life. Dear Leader knows how use the power of the government to attack and destroy those who dare to criticize him. He is only just barely held in check from a full on tyranny.


22 posted on 11/08/2013 3:13:32 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Sub-Driver
Here’s more;
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/11/obama-tells-americans-losing-coverage-im-sorry/

“I regret very much that what we intended to do, which is to make sure that everybody is moving into better plans because they want them, as opposed to because they’re forced into it.”

Incoherent, just like the economic policies...being forced into a 'better' policy?

23 posted on 11/08/2013 3:14:29 AM PST by Son House (Democrats want you to use 'Great Recession' instead of 'Jobless Recovery', recession ended June 2009)
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To: EandH Dad

He/they just didn’t plan on it imploding right out of the starter gate.
That’s the only thing he’s sorry about. It was supposed to explode.


24 posted on 11/08/2013 3:14:58 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Sure, I believe him.


25 posted on 11/08/2013 3:38:37 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Sub-Driver



26 posted on 11/08/2013 4:18:01 AM PST by Lucky9teen (“No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” ~ Albert Einstei)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s sorry all right. LMAO.

His plan for single payer is coming along fine. He isn’t sorry.


27 posted on 11/08/2013 4:18:08 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I have a comment - if, as they claim, Obama Care will make it better for everyone, why in the hell does he think an apology is in order. He should be telling us that we should thank him.


28 posted on 11/08/2013 4:31:24 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: SkyPilot

Are those pictures real? If they are real, that dude is queer as the day is long.


29 posted on 11/08/2013 4:45:49 AM PST by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: fatnotlazy
If Obama had admitted he lied, I might call this an apology. But there is no way he will admit to doing anything wrong.

This is no apology.

A TRUE apology also contains the evidence of the currently instituted ACTIONS of how retributions are being instituted to make it right with the parties that were wronged.

30 posted on 11/08/2013 4:50:57 AM PST by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sorry baby. I promise I won’t hit you again. Now put down the phone.


31 posted on 11/08/2013 5:03:25 AM PST by Poison Pill (Take your silver lining and SHOVE IT!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Look what you have gone and got yourself into now.


32 posted on 11/08/2013 5:07:22 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Sub-Driver

Just imagine if the Government shut-down was still in effect...and Obamacare still didn’t have funding... What would your Senator be doing? My RHINO Senator Byrd would still have his email and phones shut down due to the cost of the shut down...


33 posted on 11/08/2013 5:25:59 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Sub-Driver

He should he should have said, “I’m sorry I caused Americans to lose their insurance.”


34 posted on 11/08/2013 5:30:04 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (What happened to my tagline??)
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To: NautiNurse
Meanwhile, I've noted the MSM attempts to minimize the debacle. "Some Americans" losing their insurance. "Less than 5%" losing their insurance.

Obama's 5% comment in the Chuck Todd interview is particularly revealing.

Just who are those 5%? They are most likely independent business owners, who are generally the least tied to government control. All these cancellations, and moving the individuals into government run exchanges are just a way of creating another government-controlled, financial entanglement for people who are trying to maintain some semblance of freedom and independence. That attitude is the true enemy of the Obama administration.

35 posted on 11/08/2013 5:41:55 AM PST by Repealthe17thAmendment (Is this field required?)
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To: fatnotlazy

Senator Mike Enzi speaks with Megyn Kelly on his 2010 prediction on the Senate floor that the Obama administration had broken its promise that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gViWnQBO7Nw

Obama promised on Sept. 26 that people in individual market would keep their plans

http://hotair.com/archives/2013/11/07/obama-promised-on-sept-26-that-people-in-individual-market-would-keep-their-plans/


36 posted on 11/08/2013 5:52:16 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Sub-Driver

“No comment”

Sage advice. This guy is going to try to do a rope a dope now. He hopes everyone argues over the sufficiency of his “apology”. Don’t fall for that trap. The issue is Obamacare not his apology. Follow the example of Kennedy during the missile crisis, Krushchev sent a hardline message during negotiations and Kennedy chose to ignore it and simply responded as if it had not been sent. Same here, ignore it, keep blasting away at Obamacare and this POS’s support of it, how he lied to get it passed, how he threatened those into voting for it, how he miscast its affects, and how it is financially harming many taxpayers especially the middle class. Of course the moochers will not care but we still carry the day barely in a majority so we must stand firm, defeat those 16 senators running for reelection, retake the senate, keep the house and make Oturd’s last two years miserable.


37 posted on 11/08/2013 6:05:12 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Sub-Driver

WTF???...You’re sorry you sad sack of s#%t?


38 posted on 11/08/2013 6:51:56 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Sub-Driver

39 posted on 11/08/2013 6:54:22 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: NautiNurse

Meanwhile, I’ve noted the MSM attempts to minimize the debacle. “Some Americans” losing their insurance. “Less than 5%” losing their insurance.

Did all the Sh*6 start because 10% didn’t have insurance now it looks like 30% (at least)are getting messed around.


40 posted on 11/08/2013 7:13:15 AM PST by john316 (JOSHUA 24:15 ...choose you this day whom ye will serve...)
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To: john316

I contend that the majority of the people being hurt
are people that

Obama WANTS to hurt.


41 posted on 11/08/2013 7:14:16 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

Clown Prince nobama lies about his lies. LIAR!


42 posted on 11/08/2013 7:26:23 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is just being true to his Muslim beliefs that allow and even promotes lying if it serves the person’s cause. I think this is what a Muslim calls Tikrit. The man or whatever has been a put on for show since childhood. In the USA such a character has never been encountered before and 50+or- of the people have bought into such.


43 posted on 11/08/2013 7:58:14 AM PST by noinfringers2
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment

After Obama’s non-apology apology Republicans should be out there screaming about the insignificant 5% of people losing their insurance. They upended the whole insurance industry for approximately 5% of Americans who DIDN’T have insurance but now the 5% losing insurance are insignificant?!


44 posted on 11/08/2013 8:01:13 AM PST by sheana
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To: Sub-Driver
"He's sorry ?"


45 posted on 11/08/2013 8:11:45 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Sub-Driver

They keep calling this ‘Obamacare’.

This is just the signup to pay for insurance. When they find out what kind of coverage they will actually get, they will start calling it ZEROCARE.


46 posted on 11/08/2013 8:16:06 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s not sorry. He’s a liar.


47 posted on 11/08/2013 10:57:24 AM PST by virgil
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To: Sub-Driver

would love to play this loser in hoops....opps sorry there about the elbow prez snoop dog.


48 posted on 11/08/2013 12:18:25 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: BCW

This will be the same sentiment he taps into in 2016 when he condescends to appear to have apologized that so many people (will) have died; they’re all part of the means to his ends.

HF


50 posted on 11/08/2013 3:27:37 PM PST by holden (Alter or abolish it yet?)
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