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Watch these workers' faces as they realize what ObamaCare does to them
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 1-31-14 | Andre Malcolm

Posted on 01/31/2014 10:29:44 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic

Barack Obama was in Wisconsin and Tennessee Thursday happy talking about "opportunity." He's for it, by the way.

"It's good to be in Wisconsin," he told Wisconsin. Few hours later, "It's good to be in Nashville." In both places he talked about "opportunity"--the opportunity that comes with jobs and the opportunity that comes with education.

As a word, "opportunity" polls well. Americans like the idea. Yet, these days whenever Obama has the opportunity to talk about his signature namesake "achievement," he rarely seizes the opportunity.

It wasn't until two-thirds of the way through his 7,000-word State of the Union address Tuesday night that Obama mentioned healthcare. But he never said the the words "ObamaCare" or "Affordable Care Act." The good news for Obama is his 2014 State of the Union was the least-watched of any this century.

Within Thursday's nearly 7,000 words, the Democrat never uttered the word "ObamaCare," while "Affordable Care" slipped out but once.

That's no accident. Obama's healthcare reform is less popular every day, coming up on two-to-one disapproval. Not to mention the plunge in Obama's own approval with the revelations of his serial lies about keeping your insurance and your doctor if you want. "Period."

To millions of Americans, however, ObamaCare has been just a word. Now, however, every single day thousands of Americans learn the details of ObamaCare's impact on their family, lives and wallets. It's not pretty.

At Pittsburgh's WTAE-TV, the ABC Hearst outlet, an enterprising anchor, Wendy Bell, made arrangements to film the benefits information session at a McKeesport small business, an auto body shop.

The video below has all the figures. They are devastating. But just watch the workers' faces as the financial impact sinks in. Very sad.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: aca; campaign; gemedical; obamacare; obamacareanecdotes; obamacarefailure; pennsylvania
Video at link
1 posted on 01/31/2014 10:29:44 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; ...

Obamacare in Wisconsin ping

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


2 posted on 01/31/2014 10:30:32 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Video for later


3 posted on 01/31/2014 10:33:05 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Pittsburgh..that’s where Seb had the Obamacare rally for all those Steeler fans at Heinz Field, LOL.


4 posted on 01/31/2014 10:36:23 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yeah, watch the faces... resignation, not indignation, or anger.

Americans have been groomed for communism. They’ll accept it like they accept a rainy weekend day.


5 posted on 01/31/2014 10:46:14 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I watched the video.

First off how do you make a conservative out of a democrat/liberal?

Ans: You mug them or hit them aside the head with a ‘clue board’.

These people have just been mugged. One or two might still be experiencing cognitive-dissonance but the first time they go to the Dr. they’ll wake up.


6 posted on 01/31/2014 10:54:22 AM PST by The Working Man
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To: The Working Man
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7 posted on 01/31/2014 11:02:18 AM PST by null and void (<--- unwilling cattle-car passenger on the bullet train to serfdom)
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To: brownsfan
The body shop is not far from my house and I played golf with one of the mooks in that film and I know he voted for the one.

I have saved the video and put it on a DVD to give him a present the next time I see his sorry butt at the golf course.

Whining about the very results he voted for and was touting as "free health care" a few years ago.

I don't know the rest of that crew, but if they voted for obama, good, if not, we are all in the same boat, and maybe, just maybe it will get repealed {post obama}.

For the next three years, there will be mucho weeping and gnashing of teeth.

8 posted on 01/31/2014 11:03:24 AM PST by USS Alaska (If I could...I would.)
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To: brownsfan
Americans have been groomed for communism. They’ll accept it like they accept a rainy weekend day.

Exactly! And the worst part most Americans haven't an idea what they have been converted to. Most just happily rolling along like everything is OK. The rest are to ignorant. My biggest fear is America is finished as the receivers of a Constitution that once gave them the freest land on Earth.

9 posted on 01/31/2014 11:03:30 AM PST by Logical me
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I wonder how many of them foolishly voted for him? THAT would’ve been interesting to know in all this.

What’s the old description of a “conservative?” A liberal who has been mugged. Here’s hopin’, but I don’t think our dumbed down electorate is capable of independent rational thought. They can only believe what their “betters” tell them to believe.


10 posted on 01/31/2014 11:04:57 AM PST by afsnco
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Boo Hoo.

Americans are like a bunch of dopers crying over a bad trip.

The voters wanted the Dope so they should STFU and deal with the consequences.

Obamacare is the end result of letting democrat fascists have control of Congress for eighty years, not just Obama and the current crop of fascists.

The fascists have had and still have the patience to plan and act for the long term and Conservatives don't, it's really that simple. Yelling, "they're all the same" then taking your toys and going home doesn't cut it. If the only choice is between the current scumbag and a different scumbag at least work to throw the current scumbag out so he doesn't gain seniority and keep that up until there is an alternative.

The fascist crowd now running the democrat party felt the same way about having relatively conservative people in their party so in the sixties they took the party over one precinct at a time. Conservatives either have to do the same sort of thing or get used to the fascists running the show.

JMHO

11 posted on 01/31/2014 11:06:52 AM PST by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Watched, and forwarded.

Rubber meets the road for millions more like them this year when the Employer Mandate kicks in...


12 posted on 01/31/2014 11:11:02 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: brownsfan

-——resignation——

The common theme was “I can’t afford”

The solution is simple, more money. If wages are inflated the problem will go away.

The hue and cry for increasing the minimum wage is soley for the purpose of inflating wages to pay the insurance bill


13 posted on 01/31/2014 11:17:50 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yah, I wonder how many of those guys voted for Obama once or twice?


14 posted on 01/31/2014 11:37:06 AM PST by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: USS Alaska

By the time all is said and done, 98% of the country will claim that they voted for McCain.


15 posted on 01/31/2014 12:25:07 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Rashputin

Yeah....how many people on FR are Precinct Committee People?


16 posted on 01/31/2014 12:31:47 PM PST by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: 1rudeboy
Down in the comments section one person asked everyone to start calling it Democare. I like it and I'm going to start using it. It's an “inclusive” term dontchyaknow!!
17 posted on 01/31/2014 12:33:58 PM PST by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV), Luke 22:36 (NIV))
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To: bert
The hue and cry for increasing the minimum wage is soley for the purpose of inflating wages to pay the insurance bill

Actually, the hue and cry for increasing the minimum wage was primarily for the purpose of sending more money to the union goons. Many union contracts are based on a multiplier of the minimum wage. When it goes up, so do the union contracts.

18 posted on 01/31/2014 12:33:59 PM PST by BlueMondaySkipper (Involuntarily subsidizing the parasite class since 1981)
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To: brownsfan
Yeah, watch the faces... resignation, not indignation, or anger.

No I see the woman who's premium has gone to $1300 per month with a $4000 deductible deciding to pay the penalty and not have insurance. You can always get it later with pre-existing. That's the route I would choose if I were in her shoes.

19 posted on 01/31/2014 12:50:03 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Those people don’t look like Obama voters to me, so I do sympathize.


20 posted on 01/31/2014 1:02:31 PM PST by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: afsnco

its like Winston Churchill said

“if a man is not a liberal at 18, I’ll say he has no heart”

“if he is not a conservative at 40, I’ll say he has no brain”


21 posted on 01/31/2014 1:13:05 PM PST by njslim (T)
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To: BlueMondaySkipper

You are correct but the inflation of union wages is a major factor in kicking off the general wage inflation


22 posted on 01/31/2014 1:23:51 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
There's a good word that goes along with it.

Gobsmacked


23 posted on 01/31/2014 1:39:54 PM PST by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
I notice that I have more and more contempt for my fellow idiot Americans with each passing day.

The 53 yr old fat woman, whose insurance will have a huge increase, reminds me of a simple child. Her bottom lip was sticking out and she was whining like a child, wondering "why does Obama think that this will help us?" How can I have respect for a dipshit like that?

That's the average American these days, folks. A stupid, fat, naive, gullible, ignorant, childlike simpleton. As much as I like Rush, Hannity, O'Reilly, etc., I am tired of them proclaiming that the "wisdom of the common American people will win the day!"

There are liberal scoundrels that have held Congressional seats for decades, and an incompetent ultra liberal mystery man from the streets of Chicago was elected and then re-elected to be the President. Claiming that Americans have some sort of innate talent for reason and wisdom is foolish.

24 posted on 01/31/2014 3:13:51 PM PST by IDontLikeToPayTaxes
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To: brownsfan

“Yeah, watch the faces... resignation, not indignation, or anger.”

After the first few days of Obozo Care, I talked to a doctor, who had to turn patients down due to Obozo Care failures, like not having proof of insurance. Then I posted her comments here.

She said, the most disturbing thing was how her patients just took what happened and didn’t get mad at who caused the problem.


25 posted on 01/31/2014 4:24:25 PM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obamacare is a Trinity of Lies! Obamaganda is failing 24/7/365! ObamaCare will fail 24/7/365!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I cannot get it to open, but I can imagine how it went.


26 posted on 01/31/2014 4:35:41 PM PST by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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