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Poll: 78% of Uninsured Not Interested in ObamaCare
brietbart ^ | 11-8-2013 | John Nolte

Posted on 11/08/2013 12:18:06 PM PST by tcrlaf

A new Gallup poll brings more terrible news for President Obama and his signature health plan, showing that only 22% of uninsured Americans intend to buy insurance through the ObamaCare exchanges.

One of the major selling points for using ObamaCare to disrupt our health care system (that polls showed up to 80% of Americans were satisfied with) was to insure the uninsured. But according to this poll, only a very small minority of that small minority is even interested in obtaining insurance.

Even more troubling is the realization that a month ago, that number was double; a full 44% of the uninsured said they would purchase insurance though the exchanges.

Over the course of a month, however, the reality of ObamaCare scared off half of that 44%

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; exchanges; fail; obamacare; obamacaredud; obamacarerollout; uninsured
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The "Free Schit!" crowd isn't the least bit interested in PAYING for Health Insurance. WHODATHUNKIT.....

Remember how anyone that dared to point this out over the last 3 years was a "Crazy Right-Wing RACIST!!!"??

1 posted on 11/08/2013 12:18:06 PM PST by tcrlaf
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2 posted on 11/08/2013 12:19:05 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: tcrlaf

Everbody knows that...


3 posted on 11/08/2013 12:19:51 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: tcrlaf

The uninsured apparently never CARED that they were uninsured.

A huge, disruptive solution for something that was apparently never a problem in the first place.


4 posted on 11/08/2013 12:21:27 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Well, the solution here is OBVIOUS to any Socialist Democrat.

INCREASE THE FINES!! (but exempt our voting groups from them.)


5 posted on 11/08/2013 12:22:59 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: tcrlaf

Obama-the-Undocumented Moslem Tyrant has simple
goals: redistribution, Communism and arming al Qaeda.


6 posted on 11/08/2013 12:23:21 PM PST by Diogenesis
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To: tcrlaf

Obamacare was not about insuring the uninsured. That was the campaign selling point. But it included millions of people who were already insured and already happy with their coverage.

Those people who’s coverage had to CHANGE.


7 posted on 11/08/2013 12:24:39 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: tcrlaf

This is baaaaaad news for the Democrat socialists.


8 posted on 11/08/2013 12:28:01 PM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: tcrlaf

Hmmm... any 2-bit manufacturer will test the market for interest in their product.

We’ve been scammed...


9 posted on 11/08/2013 12:28:10 PM PST by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
"The uninsured apparently never CARED that they were uninsured.

A huge, disruptive solution for something that was apparently never a problem in the first place."

man did you nail it.. brilliant..

10 posted on 11/08/2013 12:28:52 PM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Everbody knows that...

Well......Did you know Old MacDonald was a bad speller?

11 posted on 11/08/2013 12:30:40 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: tcrlaf

All the more reason why they must be compelled to join up. And all the more reason why new programs designed to educate and indoctrinate people to act in their own best interests must be created, staffed, funded, and implemented. And all the more reason why taxes must be raised and business restricted, to pay for these new programs. Healthcare must be reformed. No longer can we make no mistake about it.

Every day, it seems, it gets little more over.


12 posted on 11/08/2013 12:31:28 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: tcrlaf

It was never about health care. It is a communist redistribution of wealth.


13 posted on 11/08/2013 12:32:27 PM PST by SC_Pete
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To: tcrlaf

I guess we need to build build bigger prisons. semi-s/


14 posted on 11/08/2013 12:33:13 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: tcrlaf

Reminds me of what happens when you introduce commodes to uncivilized folk who are used to taking a squat on their haunches. They can be ‘encouraged’ to use the commode—but when they do they don’t sit on it, they squat on their haunches on top of the commode.


15 posted on 11/08/2013 12:33:17 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: tcrlaf

I’ll bet 75% of the “low-information” crowd don’t even know they’ll be fined if they don’t sign up.


16 posted on 11/08/2013 12:33:44 PM PST by PrivateIdaho ( "Courage is being scared to death... but saddling up anyway." (John Wayne))
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To: gov_bean_ counter

If you can afford insurance and plan on seeking urgent care in an emergency room, then either have the insurance or get a health savings account. I think they were interested just not in going broke trying.


17 posted on 11/08/2013 12:33:58 PM PST by erlayman
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To: tcrlaf

We were told that they’d be dying in the streets if ACA wasn’t passed - sounds like a stool sample - “We have to pass it to find out what’s in it” ... well I guess they did.


18 posted on 11/08/2013 12:34:29 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: tcrlaf

So...when does the Insurance Market Death Spiral commence?


19 posted on 11/08/2013 12:35:09 PM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least)
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To: tcrlaf

oh, wait. you mean the uninsured are uninsured by choice, and not because some mean insurance company is oppressing them?

imagine that.


20 posted on 11/08/2013 12:36:17 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: tcrlaf

If one were to believe that the purpose of Obamacare was to provide health insurance to the uninsured, this would be a disaster.

But since the true purpose of Obamacare is to implement socialism and raise the level of government control over individuals, it is simply an interesting factoid.


21 posted on 11/08/2013 12:41:56 PM PST by kidd
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To: Puppage

Your word is COW.


22 posted on 11/08/2013 12:43:54 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: tcrlaf

In one month half the uninsured who were planning to take the obamaCAIR plunge have decided they won’t. That’s very encouraging.


23 posted on 11/08/2013 12:44:39 PM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: Chuzzlewit; Buckeye McFrog

Therefore, the “problem” that they were trying to solve was not the problem that they stated they were trying to solve...

The “problem” was that they couldn’t use the power of the State to deny healthcare to their political enemies.


24 posted on 11/08/2013 12:47:24 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: PrivateIdaho

“I’ll bet 75% of the “low-information” crowd don’t even know they’ll be fined if they don’t sign up.”

They’ll find out when it’s deducted from their refunds...just in time for the 2014 campaign season.


25 posted on 11/08/2013 12:48:46 PM PST by Raebie (WS)
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To: Puppage

Did you know Old MacDonald was a bad speller?

Very good.

Another “very good” is the Real Clear Politics Average just up that puts O finally at -10 — due to a Pew Research poll coming in at -17. Go take a gander.


26 posted on 11/08/2013 12:50:52 PM PST by bunster
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To: Bigtigermike
Your word is COW.

Cow....COW....lol!

27 posted on 11/08/2013 12:54:07 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: tcrlaf
A new Gallup poll brings more terrible news for President Obama and his signature health plan, showing that only 22% of uninsured Americans intend to buy insurance through the ObamaCare exchanges.

I want this atrocity of 0dumb0Care to crash & burn and if necessary take the country down as well, if it means that we can charge & prosecute & imprison 0dumb0, Holder, Hitlary, Sebellious, Reid & Pelosi! Actually the entire top 3 levels of 0dumb0's entire administration deserve to be serving 50 years in prison for treason!

28 posted on 11/08/2013 12:54:43 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: bunster
Go take a gander.

I am on it. Thanks.

29 posted on 11/08/2013 12:54:46 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: PrivateIdaho
I’ll bet 75% of the “low-information” crowd don’t even know they’ll be fined if they don’t sign up.

Until their Earned Income Tax Credit doesn't show up because their tax refund has been confiscated to pay the fine.

THAT will be fun to watch when it starts happening on a large scale.


30 posted on 11/08/2013 12:55:56 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: tcrlaf

It was used as a weapon for class warfare and more racial division. “There are millions out there who don’t have health insurance, a basic human right.” “Single mOthers all over the country have to decide whether they want to feed their family or have healthcare.”


31 posted on 11/08/2013 12:57:00 PM PST by Toespi
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To: Buckeye McFrog
I was insured under an individual catastrophic plan that got cancelled and the 3 optional replacement plans I was offered were ridiculously expensive for what amounted to no coverage.

I told them to pound sand and I'll be running naked from 12/31/13 forward.

If that means just not filing tax returns from that point, so be it.

32 posted on 11/08/2013 12:57:07 PM PST by elkfersupper
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To: Buckeye McFrog

You make an interesting point...what are the time deadlines...I know most of these folks file immediately in January...to get the EIC...every street corner in the ‘hood sprouts a “fast tax” office..


33 posted on 11/08/2013 12:57:23 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: tcrlaf

People may be “stupid”, but they’re not *that* stupid. If a person is struggling with lodging, utilities, food, & gas, they are at least smart enough to know that they cannot afford what amounts to an extra car payment- or even mortgage payment, each month.

Only a democrat believes that money (or whatever utterly unreasonable demand they want at any given time) can just be materialized out of thin air because they’ve made the demand.

In short, they live in a fantasy world.


34 posted on 11/08/2013 1:07:10 PM PST by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: tcrlaf

“only a very small minority of that small minority is even interested in obtaining insurance”

And most of them will wind up in Medicaid because they won’t meet the income test for the actual insurance policies.


35 posted on 11/08/2013 1:17:06 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: jonno

“any 2-bit manufacturer”

Begged question, the defect’s in your first assumption.


36 posted on 11/08/2013 1:21:06 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: Puppage

“Cow....COW....lol!”

I got this one.

C....O.....W.....eieio

Dag nabbit


37 posted on 11/08/2013 1:34:26 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Senator Cruz basically made the Democrats fight for a whole bunch of things that they already had.")
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To: tcrlaf

So here’s the risk pool in the exchanges:

People with pre-existing conditions
Pregnant women
Men with prostate or ED issues
Substance abusers
People with mental health issues
People who qualify for subsidies
New Medicaid enrollees

Sounds like a winner to me. Anyone want to short health care provider stocks?


38 posted on 11/08/2013 1:45:17 PM PST by randita
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To: PrivateIdaho
I’ll bet 75% of the “low-information” crowd don’t even know they’ll be fined if they don’t sign up.

BINGO! A poll taken a month or so ago (can't recall the pollster, but it was widely reported) showed that 69% of young adults did not know they were mandated to purchase insurance or pay a penalty. Presumably with all the hoopla, more are aware of that fact by now, but possibly not.

39 posted on 11/08/2013 1:47:20 PM PST by randita
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To: tcrlaf

“We have to create a gigantic bureaucracy before we can find out if anybody wants it.” - Nanzi Pelozi


40 posted on 11/08/2013 1:51:27 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Puppage
My wife hates that commercial. I think it is hilarious.
41 posted on 11/08/2013 1:52:46 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: randita

“BINGO!”

Bingo? I thought we were singing “Old MacDonald”...


42 posted on 11/08/2013 1:52:50 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: musicman
Let's see: 22% of the 16% who are uninsured is 3.5%. So, assuming all express "interest" actually put their money where their mouth is, this group will reduced the "uninsured" by 3.5 percentage points.

Meanwhile, there are now millions of cancellations for the 5% who buy individual coverage, and next year businesses may discontinue coverage for many of the 49% who get insurance from their employers.

If just 20% of people who currently have individual coverage decide ObamaCare is too expensive and employers quit covering just 5% of employees because it's too expensive, ObamaCare will even fail to reduce the ranks of the uninsured despite its enormous costs, curtailments on liberty, and widespread dissatisfaction.

Hope'n'Change™

43 posted on 11/08/2013 1:53:44 PM PST by Skepolitic
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It’s kind of funny how much information Obama demands from citizens and how little information citizens demand from him.


44 posted on 11/08/2013 1:55:08 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: tcrlaf

Next project for the Marxists:

Force every pet owner to purchase mandatory insurance. Not as impossible as one might think. Rabies shots are mandatory - so consider what else might be ‘required’ by mandate: damage liability, animal control costs, doggie park maintenance, neighbor complaints, pet adoption agencies, euthanasia, etc., etc.,


45 posted on 11/08/2013 1:56:54 PM PST by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: SC_Pete
Yes.

And the long-term societal effects of ObamaCare are way worse than most people think.

It will profoundly affect lifetime economic attitude and outcomes of people whose immediate income prospects are in the range of 300% and 600% of the poverty line. The nature of OC subsidies is that they are eliminated when a person or a family's income exceeds 400% of poverty line. For a married couple, this is $62040/year. For a couple in their mid-50s, earning just $1 over that threshold causes their tax bill to go up by about $7400, a 740,000% marginal income tax rate.

The marginal rate effect is not quite so large for younger people, but it is high enough to make it rational for many to aspire to 400% of poverty line, and no higher. This will cripple the work ethic and halt upward mobility, and thus achieve the Progressive egalitarian ideal (well, except for the ruling class, but they never were supposed to be equal to the hoi polloi.)

America RIP, brought to you by Hope'n'Change™.

46 posted on 11/08/2013 2:06:53 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: BlueStateRightist

So...when does the Insurance Market Death Spiral commence?

I think it got started on October 1.


47 posted on 11/08/2013 2:08:31 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: Buckeye McFrog

If they get EITC they probably already get Medicaid.


48 posted on 11/08/2013 2:11:32 PM PST by Skepolitic
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To: Buckeye McFrog
This was all for a vocal minority who had pre-existing conditions and couldn't get health insurance.

Instead of looking for a free market solution, the Democrats used this 'crises' as an excuse to destroy the Health insurance business and gain control over millions of Americans via the IRS.

49 posted on 11/08/2013 2:13:03 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: PrivateIdaho
For most the 'fines' will be less then the insurance would cost, at least for the first few years.

Young people could care less about 'fines'.

50 posted on 11/08/2013 2:14:08 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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