Skip to comments.Blackburn: White House in 'Full Panic Mode' Over Obamacare
Posted on 12/20/2013 8:07:35 AM PST by Tailgunner Joe
Republican lawmakers are blasting the Obama administration's decision to exempt large numbers of people from having to buy insurance under Obamacare a last-ditch attempt to help the millions of people who received insurance cancellation notices because of the new healthcare law. ....
"We asked Secretary Sebelius point blank what would be the next holiday surprise, and she was silent. Yet, here we are with another major policy shift," said Tennessee GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Fox reports. "The sad reality is that when the law takes effect come Jan. 1, more Americans will be without coverage under Obamacare than one year ago."
"Less than two weeks from going live, the White House seems to be in full panic mode. Rather than more White House delays, waivers, and exemptions, the administration should provide all Americans relief from its failed law," she added.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called it a "slap in the face" to those already enrolled in Obamacare.
"Holding a fire sale of cheap insurance is not a responsible fix for a broken program. This is a slap in the face to the thousands of Americans who have already purchased expensive insurance through the Obamacare exchanges," he said.
The insurance industry also reacted negatively to the news, saying the decision to allow people to sign up for "catastrophic" coverage plans would cause tremendous "instability."
"This latest rule change could cause significant instability in the marketplace and lead to further confusion and disruption for consumers," Karen Ignagni, head of America's Health Insurance Plans, the industry trade group, told the Journal.
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The emperor has no clothes.
No doubt about that.
And worse (or better) yet, Americans are laughing at Michelle and the PJ sissy’s efforts to sell Obama-care.
Chris matthews : ‘How could this happen ? Obama seemed so smart and on top of things’
Rewriting the Law of The Land hour to hour.
Yeah... sure they are. Off to Hawaii...
Rubio seems to be getting quoted a lot lately. I guess the MSM is trying to repair the damage he did to himself so that he can be the GOPe stooge for 2016.
What country are we living in?
More problems for the Dictator and his RAT brigade.
The operative word is "seemed." He sure fooled you, Tingles!
What is the date for We The People to rally in DC?
DROP SCHEMA OBAMACARE;
I don’t know. I feel that they are looking for a conflict to exploit. How do we show our outrage and at the same time maintain a calm control that will drive them absolutely crazy?
I know it sounds totally contradictory.
THEY can embrace the suck.
It’s becoming like the old weather joke. Don’t like the law, wait five minutes.
Unfortunately, this is serious and our lives and future are at stake.
“significant instability in the marketplace and lead to further confusion and disruption for consumers,”
IMHO I’ve always thought that was the intent all along.
Obama’s exempting different groups might raise a question of equal protection.
Like your lying, self-serving, power-hungry, treasonous Senator or Congressman, keep your lying Senator and lying, self-serving, power-hungry Congressman. If not, you know what to do in 2014 and 2016!!! Organize, find Conservative Candidates to run, get them elected! Send the current traitors packing.
No one is mentioning the fact that doctors and hospitals won’t take the Obama garbage. Even if one signs up, it’s worthless!
How many will die because of Obama and every politician that voted for this DeathCare?
Any insurance company that provided health insurance coverage, and had gotten on board with the whole “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010”, in the hopes that a whole raft of brand-new coverage would be written, and that some of the new business would be steered their way, has just had their hopes dashed, foundered upon the false premises and false promises spoken over the last five years.
The major false premise was that the existing system was “broken”, i.e., a number of covered conditions now mandated were not even addressed, and there were “millions” who could not get coverage in any manner.
The major false promise was that “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. Period”, followed by “If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. Period.”
Evidently, a LOT of people liked neither their plan nor their doctor, as for sure, they are not able to keep them.
“Crappy” insurance plans have been replaced with plans that are even crappier. Doctors, seeing that they will be the major target in any “cost containment” scheme for these crappier plans, are dropping out of practice and taking up other careers in their remaining years, while the prospect of training for and setting up in the practice of medicine has been increasingly avoided as a vocation, thus dooming the next generation to ever fewer medical practitioners for a growing population.
Call me when the White House is in Full Panic Mode over upcoming prison sentences. Until then its all sound and fury.
All over the US local newspapers are starting to write stories about how bad it looks for the RAT candidates in 2014.
In Michigan, rabid barking moonbat Susan Dumass now admits that the RATS may lose Levin’s US Senate seat.
Below is a logical sequence of actions for someone without health care.
1. Do not buy it as it is expensive and the coverage is poor.
2. Pay for your day to day medical care from your own pocket. The money you save by not having a health care policy will be greater than your day to day medical care.
3. If you contract a serious disease that would devastate you financially sign up for Obamacare as it has no preexisting condition clause.
I have excellent insurance from BC/BS. If I were to lose my insurance due to Obamacare the above is exactly what I will do.
Prior to its passage, I was talking with a sheeperal who INSISTED that our present system wasn’t good. When I asked what wasn’t good about it, she said that the insurance companies had too much say over your healthcare.
“And you want the government to have that power instead?”
Not much you can say to someone that believes that.
But still acting like an emperor.
Isn't that the substandard 'crap' they warned us all about?
Yet, der Fuehrer is so unconcerned that he jets off to another luxury vacation with his worthless spawn and a cast of thousands ON OUR DIME!
There is a difference between a rebellion and a revolution. The full-up rebellion should have already begun.
FUBO, FAD, down with the democrat party
Think they’re panicking now? Wait until they realize that the young, healthy people who plan on enrolling has already plateaued.
Doctor’s receptionist: You got cash, money order, or major credit card?
Obamacare enrollee: I got my BamaConnect Insurance card here.
Receptionist: That and 4 bucks will get you a small one at Starbucks. Cash or credit up front.
Enrollee: I spent all my money on the premium to get this card.
Receptionist: Well, now you’re sick and broke, but wiser for the experience. I can help the next person.
“Full panic mode” will only be effective when they all fight each other for a suicide drink of more odumbo’s KoolAide.
That would make an excellent campaign ad commercial!!! Tea party candidates are you listening?
The emperor has no insurance....................
There MAY be games, but he is only going to see the Gay Athletes to Russia.
I sincerely doubt that. Obama will continue to spend hundreds of millions to "promote" Obamacare, and he'll simply raid the Treasury (with the help of the GOP) to prop it up financially.
Making exemptions for expediency, political cover, and by fiat is the surest way to create universal contempt and non- compliance for almost any law.
So, the people who already bought Obamacare paid more for the privilege? Santa got my letter!
Just imagine if those of us with employer provided health insurance were having to deal with this fiasco!! What a nightmare! No wonder he keeps delaying that part of it, there would be millions more with no insurance.
There’s no power like power arbitrarily exercised.
First, you have to understand the mindset of a liberal.
1. They believe that government, all government, is ‘good’.
2. They believe that corporations, all corporations, are ‘bad’.
3. They believe that people, all people, are not capable of making good decisions in their own best interest.
4. They believe that only government can ‘solve’ every problem known to man.
5. They believe that no one should have any more wealth than any one else.
6. They believe that all people are created equal, and they intend to make them stay that way........................
Emperor Obama makes up and ignores laws as he sees fit.
Third Bull Run.....
Every republican candidate next year needs to run on a promise to repeal the law.
While millions lose insurance, the Obama’s spend taxpayers’ millions vacationing in the Hawaiian sun.
“I feel that they are looking for a conflict to exploit. “
Look no further, Cong. Stevel LaTourette (a Boner sycophant) has pledged to raise $8 million to go after the Tea Party candidates next year. With the GOPe’s help, the RATs have an easier time staying in power. That’s the “conflict” we should be working to stop, because if Boner and old Goiter Chin stay in control of the GOP, the needed changes are not going to take place. We need to pick out the most vulnerable RINOs and remove them from office. And in two years, pick another group and do the same thing. This is not a one election cycle process. It may take as long as ten years of concerted effort to return the Republican Party to the values it had when Ronnie was president. The main thing is to force the GOPe to spend money on these a$$holes. Force them to spread out their resources. The are our real enemy.
What is the date for We The People to rally in DC?
I’m convinced that it needs to be more than a rally. It needs to be a Revolution, and I will be there when, and if, it happens.
Obama stepped in it. And each time he tries to step out of it he steps in it again.
Time for a War or a Waco or some poor innocent ‘Gay’ victim or.... anything to distract us.
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