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NBC’s Chief Medical Editor Forced Her Kids to Sign Up for Obamacare as Their ‘Patriotic Duty’
Truth Revolt ^ | Jan 1,2014 | Bradford Thomas

Posted on 01/01/2014 5:10:57 AM PST by Hojczyk

On Morning Joe Monday, NBC’s chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman, after arguing that the “biggest fix” for the American healthcare system would be single-payer, proudly declared that she had forced her own kids to sign up for Obamacare as their “patriotic duty.”

Snyderman was brought on to discuss a number of issues, but when hosts Harold Ford, Jr. and Wes Moore turned the discussion to Obamacare, Snyderman revealed just how far left her expert opinion leans, using the failures of the ACA as a means to push for a single-payer system.

Ford: As a physician, what’s the biggest fix that can be done to ensure that better care, affordable care gets to people that don't have it?

Snyderman: I think there should be a single-payer system. And, increasingly, you're seeing physicians in their late 50s, 60s, and 70s, who are saying, “You know what, we got it wrong. We should have taken Medicare, expanded it, and done it smarter. Increase the bottom line for doctors so they don’t feel like they’re being nickeled and dimed with 10% less than Medicare, 5%... Docs just want to be reimbursed a fair amount for hard work. This is making the terrain much, much, much, more difficult.

With Snyderman’s comments about Obamacare turning increasingly critical, Moore stepped in and tweaked the direction of the conversation to a more solution-based talking point:

Moore: You know what's interesting? So you talk about your kids and you talk about... one of the big challenges for Obamacare and the rollout so far has been how do we get the young and how do we get the healthy to sign up for healthcare? Which was a dynamic prior to Obamacare. How do we get the young and how do we get the healthy... That's the reason they came up with the plan.

Snyderman: So I made my kids sign up, because I just said this is your patriotic duty.

The expert opinion of NBC’s chief medical editor.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: aca; liberalmedia; obamacare; snyderman; socialists

1 posted on 01/01/2014 5:10:57 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

The mask slips...


2 posted on 01/01/2014 5:12:11 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Hojczyk

Kids must be stupid and not very independent...probably a story


3 posted on 01/01/2014 5:12:55 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Oh yeah, mom. I signed up. It was easy.


4 posted on 01/01/2014 5:13:02 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Hojczyk

well...”they” do call it the boob toob...don’t “they”....

Semper...
*****


5 posted on 01/01/2014 5:16:48 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Hojczyk

Forced?


6 posted on 01/01/2014 5:18:12 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: Hojczyk
Increase the bottom line for doctors so they don’t feel like they’re being nickeled and dimed with 10% less than Medicare, 5%... Docs just want to be reimbursed a fair amount for hard work.

Why are doctors so greedy? Why don't they just recognize that health care is a human right and act accordingly? It's the right thing to do.

7 posted on 01/01/2014 5:19:21 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: AppyPappy

I love certain keywords that enter the lexicon and become standardized. Ive never heard anyone discuss “single payer” until Obama came into office. A true “single payer” option would be the consumer paying for all his health costs. But I guess they cant get away with saying “socialized” or “nationalized”. Too many shivers would be sent up the spine of America if they refer to something as what it truly is.


8 posted on 01/01/2014 5:20:59 AM PST by StevieRay20
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To: Hojczyk

It’s stories like this that prove just how out of touch with reality these people are. If democratic hopes for the success of the law are based on people paying 50 to 350 percent more for insurance to fulfill some warped sense of patriotism, then progressives are dumber than I thought.


9 posted on 01/01/2014 5:21:14 AM PST by Tulane
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To: Tulane

They may be dumb but the RINOS will go along and help fix OBAMACARE..and not repeal it..bet on it..maybe after 2014 elections things might change..think tea party


10 posted on 01/01/2014 5:38:35 AM PST by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

I’m not worried about “fix” vs “repeal” as long as the law is gutted. Some republicans in purple states will have to play a game of semantics due to media bias and yellow journalism. Fact of life. Make no mistake, democrats are the real problem, not rinos. Not a single republican voted for this thing.


11 posted on 01/01/2014 5:44:27 AM PST by Tulane
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To: Hojczyk
Forced...their patriotic duty....

Sounds like the Hitler Youth.

12 posted on 01/01/2014 5:56:32 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Hojczyk

I have to wonder, was she an affirmative action admission to medical school?

Single payer will not result in MDs being compensated fairly for their work. It will result in rationing.

The only fair system is one in which people pay the bulk of their costs themselves, and depend on insurance only for catastrophic coverage. The less that insurance covers, the less expensive medical care becomes. That is because when you use insurance to pay for everything, you also pay for the processing of the payments and administration of the insurance plan.


13 posted on 01/01/2014 5:58:48 AM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Hojczyk

I’ll believe when I see it


14 posted on 01/01/2014 6:00:32 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Hojczyk

This is like a Health Insurance Draft.


15 posted on 01/01/2014 6:08:59 AM PST by TimSkalaBim
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To: Hojczyk

Od course, the well paid obama a$$ kisser is in a position to actually pay for the kids care if it came right down to it.


16 posted on 01/01/2014 6:10:19 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Hojczyk

What a warped sense of patriotism — obedience to the nanny state. Meanwhile she probably curses under her breath at the sight of fireworks and flag displays on the 4th, since those things are, you know, fascist.


17 posted on 01/01/2014 6:17:35 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Hojczyk

hand pajama boy a flag
a red one with a hammer and sickle on it


18 posted on 01/01/2014 6:18:12 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: freeangel

Yeah, right. I bet that she doesn’t have it!

I’ll even go as far to bet that she is lying.


19 posted on 01/01/2014 6:18:37 AM PST by Cyclone59 (Where are we going, and what's with the handbasket?)
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To: Hojczyk

Snyderman is doing a good job of being a faithful Obungu stooge but here is a good story about her and her daughter (adopted)

http://dailynightly.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/06/21336974-dr-nancy-snyderman-the-day-that-changed-my-life-forever?lite


20 posted on 01/01/2014 6:20:21 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Future Snake Eater
Why are doctors so greedy? Why don't they just recognize that health care is a human right and act accordingly? It's the right thing to do.

Indeed. The Doctors and Nurses need to be made conscripts of the State. They should be required to labor for the masses or face fines and imprisonment. It is fair. Healthcare is a right. /s

21 posted on 01/01/2014 6:37:39 AM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Hojczyk

“I’m an incompetent doctor, but I play one on TV.”


22 posted on 01/01/2014 6:42:45 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: exDemMom
Single payer will not result in MDs being compensated fairly for their work. It will result in rationing.

I'll have you know that I'll still be able to see my excellent doctor,....

at his office in the Bahamas.

23 posted on 01/01/2014 6:47:03 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Hojczyk

“Snyderman: So I made my kids sign up, because I just said this is your patriotic duty.”

And, her kids should have said: “Then, you should pay my premiums as your patriotic duty.”


24 posted on 01/01/2014 6:52:25 AM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: Hojczyk

“Snyderman: So I made my kids sign up, because I just said this is your patriotic duty.”

Hitler would be so proud.


25 posted on 01/01/2014 7:00:02 AM PST by Reddy (bho stinks)
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To: Hojczyk

Hitler would be proud.


26 posted on 01/01/2014 7:24:04 AM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Hojczyk
Kids must be stupid and not very independent...

LOL,...Her youngest of three is 19, oldest 27, all considered "children" by leftist gun control statisticians.

Nan has married and divorced three times, father's day must be fun in her household.

27 posted on 01/01/2014 7:35:10 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Hojczyk

“You know what, we got it wrong. We should have taken Medicare, expanded it, and done it smarter.

Duh ya think so the dems pass an illegal law.


28 posted on 01/01/2014 7:35:16 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Hojczyk

For the good of society, this “genius” will micro manage everyones wages, lives and outcomes. She will determine the definition of fair and the implementation of fair.

For that effort, she will award herself the highest salary, the best home, a limo with driver, and a home in Aruba

Thats how socialism works


29 posted on 01/01/2014 8:03:21 AM PST by Steven Tyler
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To: Hojczyk

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

some serious inheritance money is at stake...


30 posted on 01/01/2014 8:39:11 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Hojczyk
This woman's definition of 'patriotic duty' is vastly different from mine.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

31 posted on 01/01/2014 10:51:37 AM PST by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: Hojczyk
LOL!

Dr. Nancy Snyderman - one dim bulb.

Why didn't she save time, and email her family's most secret details directly to the Nigerian scammers and the Russian mob?

32 posted on 01/01/2014 10:57:47 AM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Hojczyk
Snyderman: So I made my kids sign up, because I just said this is your patriotic duty.

I signed up!

33 posted on 01/01/2014 11:01:27 AM PST by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: dennisw

There was an allegation—posted on FR back in the late nineties—that the birth mother of Nancy Snyderman’s adopted daughter was a secretary in Arkansas State Government while Bill Clinton was Governer. It was said that the adopted girl is his daughter.

How did Dr. Nancy Snyderman end up on television? Her politics and good connections perhaps? Whatever they were I still give her credit for adopting this girl.

Again, it is an allegation much like the rumors of his son Danny and his mother who were allegedly sent to Australia to keep them out of the way. He should be all grown up by now and surfing! (And I hope he is!)

I do not know if any of this is true, I just remember reading it.


34 posted on 01/01/2014 6:58:10 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission ("There are no illegitimate children, only illegitimate parents...." New Jersey judge circa 1910)
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To: Hojczyk

What was that Johnson quote about patriotism being the last refuge of a scoundrel?


35 posted on 01/01/2014 7:05:39 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Hojczyk

Balder von Schirach and Arturs Axmann ghosts applaud that their work continues.


36 posted on 01/01/2014 7:13:18 PM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

Yeow!!! That’s going way back in the annals of Free Republic. Maybe Nancy Snyderman is dressing up her adoption to give maximum credit to herself. She does seem a self seeker. But....

We are both going to give her credit for giving a decent life to this child she adopted. At least the now grown woman doesn’t look like Web Hubbell


37 posted on 01/01/2014 7:44:43 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

I was just a lurker back in those days but I remember it well. I also remember that Nancy Snyderman supposedly met Hillary while Hillary was working on her divorce.


38 posted on 01/01/2014 7:56:03 PM PST by old and tired
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To: Hojczyk

Child abuse.


39 posted on 01/02/2014 12:39:09 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: old and tired; dennisw

Its odd... I seem to recollect stuff like this from a decade ago more easily than events from last month! May be its better off that way given what is about to happen to this country.


40 posted on 01/02/2014 12:19:14 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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To: Hojczyk

I assume these “kids” are adults and as such are mandated by law to have health insurance.


41 posted on 01/02/2014 12:21:24 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Pete from Shawnee Mission

just remember where you pit your toothbrush!


42 posted on 01/02/2014 9:12:10 PM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

And, of course, to use it after each meal!


43 posted on 01/03/2014 5:26:39 PM PST by Pete from Shawnee Mission
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