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President gets Obamacare blowback in online chat
Washington Times ^ | 1/31/14 | Dave Boyer

Posted on 02/02/2014 4:28:04 AM PST by Libloather

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Rebecca Stewart of Covington, Ky., told the president she has had “a really panicked experience” trying to learn whether her 10-year-old son can continue with his specialist physician.

“I cannot keep my plan, which I like,” Mrs. Stewart told the president. “I’ve spent weeks with days on the phone getting confidently delivered wrong answers, conflicting information, and it’s becoming quite obvious to me that a lot of agencies, almost every one I’ve talked to, is having a lot of trouble figuring out the new rules.”

Mr. Obama, taking part in the online chat from the White House, promised to get her an answer by the end of the day.

“What I’ll do first right away is make sure that somebody out of here, this White House, calls you directly,” the president said. “And I promise you not only will they be confident, but it will be the right answer.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blowback; chat; obamacare; online
It's hard being a pimp. Be sure to send ALL of your Husseincare complaints to the White House. You'll get an answer by the end of the day.
1 posted on 02/02/2014 4:28:04 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

He’s only got 300 MILLION MORE Phone Calls to make to soothe all the people that are going to be SCREWED by OBAMACARE!!


2 posted on 02/02/2014 4:31:19 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Libloather

The IRS, the NSA and whoever else will get right back to her until she revises her statements and says that skittles and unicorns have arrived and all praise is given to Dear Leader.


3 posted on 02/02/2014 4:33:27 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Libloather

Rebecca likely voted for this boneheaded Marxist. Why else would she be on an on line chat with him to ask questions? Just like every other empty headed ass wipe that voted for him, they still believe him. Keep it up Rebecca…it’ll all work out. He just needs time. They just have to work out the wrinkles. He’s telling the truth, it’s just that no one believes him! He swears!!


4 posted on 02/02/2014 4:36:36 AM PST by albie
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To: Libloather

Did the WH call back as promised?


5 posted on 02/02/2014 4:45:03 AM PST by Thebaddog (2-14 feels a lot like 2-13.)
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To: Libloather

“Mr. Obama, taking part in the online chat from the White House, promised to get her an answer by the end of the day.”

Lady, don’t hold your breath waiting for an answer from this BUM.


6 posted on 02/02/2014 4:45:17 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Libloather

“What I’ll do first right away is make sure that somebody out of here, this White House, calls you directly,” the president said. “And I promise you not only will they be confident, but it will be the right answer.”

And the answer is that this ClusterF*ck of a program is working just as intended to destroy the American Healthcare system.


7 posted on 02/02/2014 4:48:21 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Libloather
Panicked morons talking to each other about the situation they fought tooth and nail for. Pathetic.
8 posted on 02/02/2014 4:48:53 AM PST by Vision (Tune out, drop back)
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To: Ann Archy

300 million...a day...every day....until his Death Panel law is repealed.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 4:51:54 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Libloather

Just what the Founders intended the Office of the Presidency of The United States Of America to do,be an Ann Landers telephone show for people to cry and whine about Health Insurance,hey Obama my Garbage collection stinks what are you going to do about it,the paint I bought a couple years ago was supposed to last for a decade,it didn’t,please get Eric Holder to investigate,I know he won’t hesitate,it was white paint


10 posted on 02/02/2014 4:52:56 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: Libloather

I like how they referred to him as “Mr” instead of President.


11 posted on 02/02/2014 5:09:35 AM PST by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: ballplayer

I bet BOR will ask this POS some probing questions today about the O care mess when he does his “interview” before the SB. I don’t plan to watch a moment of both these asses collaborating. So, if anyone does watch or is forced to do so because of some jub commitment, please let me know what was said. I bet the jacksass talks about his phone call during that interview with some comment like, “I received a call from a lady who was having some problem with understanding a beefit in the law. I immediately mobilized my staff to get an answer to her. See, that is the problem here, no one is aware of ACA (emphasis on ACA not O Care) because those republicans refuse to put out information about the benefits.”


12 posted on 02/02/2014 5:13:16 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: rfreedom4u

“Rebecca likely voted for this boneheaded Marxist. “.......

Like most call-in type programs, she was pre-screened before being allowed to speak with odumbo. And, like most things odumbo does, my bet is the entire thing was pre-staged.


13 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:57 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Thebaddog

They’re too busy trying to get to the bottom of what happened in Benghazi. She will have to wait.


14 posted on 02/02/2014 5:19:13 AM PST by mothball
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To: All
LAUGH BREAK ---WH says Obama Didn’t Lie, He Just "Didn’t Understand" How Obamacare Worked....

His sap-happy pipe dream---years in the making---and the WH "genius" had no idea how it worked? ROTFL.

Too bad Obomba left a paper trail a mile long----with dozens of lock-stepping Democrats publicly testifying to Obamacare's phony promises.

As far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature healthcare plan---ultimately enacted, by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote, into the "Affordable Care Act"

QUOTING 2008 OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if you’ve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All I’m going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. You’ll still have choice of doctor.”

Repeated over and over ---- with the promise that every American family would be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.

Significantly, Boobamba NEVER corrected lock-stepping Democrats, all reading from the same phony Democrat script, repeating the same false Democrat promises---over and over again.

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LOCK-STEPPING PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1940's ERA EUROPE Obama And The Dumbos marching in lockstep. The persistent Dumbocrat drumbeat ---- in obeisance to Obama ---- kept ringing reassuringly in our ears: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan."

SEN. HARRY REID (D-Nev.): “In fact, one of our core principles is that if you like the health care you have, you can keep it.” (Sen. Reid, Congressional Record, S.8642, 8/3/09)

SEN. RICHARD DURBIN: “We believe — and we stand by this — if you like your current health insurance plan, you will be able to keep it, plain and simple, straightforward.” (Sen. Durbin, Congressional Record, S.6401, 6/10/09)

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “If you like your insurance, you keep it.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/29/09)

SEN. PATTY MURRAY (D-Wash.): “Again, if you like what you have, you will be able to keep it. Let me say this again: If you like what you have, when our legislation is passed and signed by the President, you will be able to keep it.” (Sen. Murray, Congressional Record, S.6400, 6/10/09)

SEN. MAX BAUCUS (D-Mont.): “That is why one of the central promises of health care reform has been and is: If you like what you have, you can keep it. That is critically important. If a person has a plan, and he or she likes it, he or she can keep it.” (Sen. Baucus, Congressional Record, S.7676, 9/29/10)

SEN. TOM HARKIN (D-Iowa): “One of the things we put in the health care bill when we designed it was the protection for consumers to keep the plan they have if they like it; thus, the term ‘grandfathered plans.’ If you have a plan you like — existing policies — you can keep them. … we said, if you like a plan, you get to keep it, and you can grandfather it in.” (Sen. Harkin, Congressional Record, S.7675-6, 9/29/10)

THEN-REP. TAMMY BALDWIN (D-Wis.): “Under the bill, if you like the insurance you have now, you may keep it and it will improve.” (Rep. Baldwin, Press Release, 3/18/10)

SEN. MARK BEGICH (D-Alaska): “If you got a doctor now, you got a medical professional you want, you get to keep that. If you have an insurance program or a health care policy you want of ideas, make sure you keep it. That you can keep who you want.” (Sen. Begich, Townhall Event, 7/27/09)

SEN. MICHAEL BENNET (D-Colo.): “We should begin with a basic principle: if you have coverage and you like it, you can keep it. If you have your doctor, and you like him or her, you should be able to keep them as well. We will not take that choice away from you.” (Sen. Bennet, Press Release, 6/11/09)

SEN. BARBARA BOXER (D-Calif.): “So we Democrats want people to be able to keep the health care they have. And the answer to that is choice of plans. And in the exchange, we’re going to have lots of different plans, and people will be able to keep the health care coverage they need and they want.” (Sen. Boxer, Press Release, 2/8/11)

SEN. SHERROD BROWN (D-Ohio): “Our Democrat bill says if you have health insurance and you like it, you can keep it…”(Sen. Brown, Congressional Record, S.12612, 12/7/09)

SEN. BEN CARDIN (D-Md.): “For the people of Maryland, this bill will provide a rational way in which they can maintain their existing coverage…” (Sen. Cardin, Congressional Record, S.13798, 12/23/09)

SEN. BOB CASEY (D-Pa.): “I also believe this Democrat legislation and the bill we are going to send to President Obama this fall will also have secure choices. If you like what you have, you like the plan you have, you can keep it. It is not going to change.” (Sen. Casey, Congressional Record, S.8070, 7/24/09)

SEN. KAY HAGAN (D-N.C.): ‘People who have insurance they’re happy with can keep it’ “We need to support the private insurance industry so that people who have insurance they’re happy with can keep it while also providing a backstop option for people without access to affordable coverage.” (“Republicans Vent As Other Compromise Plans Get Aired,” National Journal’s Congress Daily, 6/18/09)

SEN. MARY LANDRIEU (D-La.): “If you like the insurance that you have, you’ll be able to keep it.” (MSNBC’s Hardball, 12/16/09)

SEN. PAT LEAHY (D-Vt.): “[I]f you like the insurance you now have, keep the insurance you have.” (CNN’s “Newsroom,” 10/22/09)

SEN. BOB MENENDEZ (D-N.J.): “If you like what you have, you get to keep it” “Menendez is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which is expected to release a bill later this week. He stressed that consumers who are satisfied with their plans won’t have to change. ‘If you like what you have, you get to keep it,’ he said.” (“Health Care Plan Would Help N.J., Menendez Says,” The Record, 6/19/09)

SEN. JEFF MERKLEY (D-Oreg.): “[E]nsuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it” “The HELP Committee bill sets forward a historic Democrat plan that will, for the first time in American history, give every American access to affordable health coverage, reduce costs, and increase choice, while ensuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it.” (Sen. Merkley, Press Release, 7/15/09)

SEN. BARBARA MIKULSKI (D-Md.): “It means that if you like the insurance you have now, you can keep it.” (Sen. Mikulski, Press Release, 12/24/09)

SEN. JAY ROCKEFELLER (D-W.Va.): “I want people to know, the President’s promise that if you like the coverage you have today you can keep it is a pledge we intend to keep.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Hearing, 9/23/09)

SEN. JACK REED (D-R.I.): “If you like the insurance you have, you can choose to keep it.” (Sen. Reed, Town Hall Event, 6/25/09)

SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-Vt.): “‘If you have coverage you like, you can keep it,’ says Sen. Sanders.” (“Sick And Wrong,” Rolling Stone, 4/5/10)

SEN. JEANNE SHAHEEN (D-N.H.): ‘if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it’ “My understanding … is that … if you have health coverage that you like you can keep it. As I said, you may have missed my remarks at the beginning of the call, but one of the things I that I said as a requirement that I have for supporting a Democrat bill is that if you have health coverage that you like you should be able to keep that. …under every scenario that I’ve seen, if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it.” (Sen. Shaheen, “Health Care Questions From Across New Hampshire,” Accessed 11/13/13)

SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW (D-Mich.): “As someone who has a large number of large employers in my state, one of the things I appreciate about the Democrat chairman’s remark is — is the grandfathering provisions, the fact that the people in my state, 60 percent of whom have insurance, are going to be able to keep it. And Mr. Chairman, I appreciate that. That’s a strong commitment. It’s clear in the bill … I appreciate the strong commitment on your part and the president to make sure that if you have your insurance you can keep it. That’s the bottom line for me.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/24/09)

SEN. JON TESTER (D-Mont.): “‘If you like your coverage, you’ll be able to keep it,’ Tester said, adding that if Medicare changes, it will only become stronger”. (“Tester In Baker To Discuss Health Care,” The Fallon County Times, 11/20/09)

SEN. TOM UDALL (D-N.Mex.): “Some worried reform would alter their current coverage. It won’t. If you like your current plan, you can keep it.” (“What I Learned: About Health Care Reform This Summer, By Your Lawmakers In Congress,” Albuquerque Journal, 9/8/09)

15 posted on 02/02/2014 5:19:26 AM PST by Liz
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To: albie
Rebecca likely voted for this boneheaded Marxist

Stop blaming the voters for not voting for McCain or Romney. They're both sellouts to the cheap-labor globalist pro-corporate elite. A lot of Rebeccas will vote for Cruz/RandPaul if given that obvious choice in the next election!

16 posted on 02/02/2014 5:23:39 AM PST by grania
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To: Libloather

She’ll probably hear from the IRS.


17 posted on 02/02/2014 5:24:10 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Libloather

Does anyone believe this poser was actually at a computer on-line real time? Was there real time video with it?


18 posted on 02/02/2014 5:27:31 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Mouton

...”I bet BOR will ask this POS some probing questions today about the O care mess when he does his “interview” before the SB. I don’t plan to watch a moment of both these asses collaborating. So, if anyone does watch or is forced to do so because of some jub commitment, please let me know what was said. I bet the jacksass talks about his phone call during that interview with some comment like, “I received a call from a lady who was having some problem with understanding a beefit in the law. I immediately mobilized my staff to get an answer to her. See, that is the problem here, no one is aware of ACA (emphasis on ACA not O Care) because those republicans refuse to put out information about the benefits.”...

We will not be watching the Bill O. interview. It was sickening enough to listen to Bill promote this all week like a girl who has just been asked to the Prom by the star football player. Maybe FOX thinks this will be a big star in their crown..I think not!


19 posted on 02/02/2014 5:29:53 AM PST by jazzlite (esat)
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To: Mouton

Let’s see, you don’t want to watch the interview , but you want someone else to watch it and tell you what is said.

Sure thing.


20 posted on 02/02/2014 5:34:27 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Liz

bumping #15.


21 posted on 02/02/2014 5:34:29 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: morphing libertarian

Obviously you missed the preposition “if” in my comment. I am not telling anyone to watch it for me or anyone else. If they are forced to watch it or choose to do so, I would like some lead comedy material.


22 posted on 02/02/2014 5:39:15 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Libloather

We finally found a good job for Obama...customer service rep for obamacare.

(Feel free to use at will)


23 posted on 02/02/2014 5:39:53 AM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Libloather

And the new narrative will be:

Obamacare killed my son (daughter, mother, father...)


24 posted on 02/02/2014 5:41:19 AM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: jazzlite

We will not be watching the Bill O. interview. It was sickening enough to listen to Bill promote this all week like a girl who has just been asked to the Prom by the star football player. Maybe FOX thinks this will be a big star in their crown..I think not!

Right, I expect him to lay down for his imperial leadership as he did once before when he tossed him soft ball after soft ball and then had the gall to come on his show and say he had to be deferential to the President and probably allowed him to bloviate a bit. Sure Bill, whom was the moderator? You sir. I lost all respect for the man then. Almost as much as I did when I found out he used a draft exemption of being a school teacher in 71, of course until the draft ended.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 5:42:37 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Mouton

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/02/01/3905958/bill-oreillys-interview-with-president.html

The interview will happen in the 4pm-5pm (Eastern TZ) hour, so if you don’t want to see any of it, don’t be tuned to Fox during that hour.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 5:58:26 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: Progov

My wife asked me what I would do if we had the chance to meet obama. I told her I’d hand him a copy of the Constitution and ask if he’s ever actually read it.

I always carry an extra copy with me.


27 posted on 02/02/2014 5:58:47 AM PST by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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To: Libloather
...the president said. “And I promise you not only will they be confident, but it will be the right answer.”

The White House has all the right answers. It's a good thing we have them around to ask.

28 posted on 02/02/2014 5:59:40 AM PST by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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To: Gritty

Rip it out by the roots.


29 posted on 02/02/2014 6:13:38 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Libloather
“I cannot keep my plan, which I like,” Mrs. Stewart told the president. “I’ve spent weeks with days on the phone getting confidently delivered wrong answers, conflicting information, and it’s becoming quite obvious to me that a lot of agencies, almost every one I’ve talked to, is having a lot of trouble figuring out the new rules.” Mr. Obama, taking part in the online chat from the White House, promised to get her an answer by the end of the day.

And the answer is... an IRS tax audit for Mrs. Stewart!

30 posted on 02/02/2014 6:32:15 AM PST by Flick Lives (Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
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To: Libloather

You wanna bet that call from the White House was a threat to this woman?


31 posted on 02/02/2014 6:51:51 AM PST by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: albie

Liberal fascists want to be in power, concentrating power in their hands. Then they are swamped with requests for help and demands for assistance, which they pawn off to a bureaucracy filled by well-paid neo-aristocrats.
She begs for help, he looks good because she has to beseech the king for aid, he does something by delegating to a lesser, whose 100K salary is now justified.
And a free person now has to go through the state for aid in life and death matters.


32 posted on 02/02/2014 6:53:56 AM PST by tbw2
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To: Triple

He would be a great ocare specialist, since no one knows anything he would fit right in..lady lady, the important thing is that I said all is well, and all else means nothing, and don’t tell me you have ideas for your life, I am doing the will of the people, uh scumbag potus, what people are you getting the will from, so far it seems you are the one to declare the peoples will without asking anyone, that’s what the constitution is for to protect the people from an obviously serial liar, that’s delusional as well. Mr pos potus, go live your lifd, we will see no more than a confused wimp of a man who cannot stand the light of day.


33 posted on 02/02/2014 7:01:26 AM PST by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: albie

I hate to be this way but I hope every Obot that voted for Barry gets their insurance cancelled and has to sign up for Ocare at twice the premium. Maybe a few of them will wake up.


34 posted on 02/02/2014 7:23:51 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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