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Can Obamacare Avoid a Consumer Rebellion?
National Journal ^ | 2/26/14 | Sam Baker

Posted on 02/26/2014 10:16:25 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

Insurers bet that low premiums would be enough to get customers to stomach narrow networks, but a new poll suggests they may have gotten it wrong.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deathpanels; obamafail
Good article...
1 posted on 02/26/2014 10:16:25 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper; Admin Moderator

Mod,

I checked the list you all gave me this morning:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1111944/posts

and didn’t see National Journal on it. But my previous post was removed.

What did I do wrong?


2 posted on 02/26/2014 10:18:10 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Rip it out by the roots.


3 posted on 02/26/2014 10:21:45 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: SoFloFreeper
they may have gotten it wrong

They got it wrong with me. Just about anything that I may want to do, I probably won't when the government tries to tell me I must. My health insurance, or lack of it, is NONE of the federal government's business. Period.

4 posted on 02/26/2014 10:22:32 AM PST by PapaNew
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To: SoFloFreeper

5 posted on 02/26/2014 10:24:10 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Many people will have an opportunity to show up in Washington DC on May 16, 2014 (American Spring) to express their frustrations and objections with Obamacare and the sad state of affairs in this country.


6 posted on 02/26/2014 10:31:16 AM PST by Starboard
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To: JPG
Under Obamacare you might be allowed to pick one of the three, but you won't necessarily get it.
7 posted on 02/26/2014 10:36:55 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
Eric in the Ozarks:" Rip it out by the roots."

A rebellion is in order , and necessary by "we the people ", even if not done by our 'Representatives '(?).
And the idiots who voted for it, without reading the bill, should all be replaced .
Those who voted for this bill are also EXEMPTED from being controlled by it, and they all have a better health plan available to them.
"They" have become the power "elites" over us 'the little people.'
This bill / law has had so many illegal and unconstitutional modifications , at least 27 known so far
that it is clearly "BAIT and SWITCH " , and unconstitutional !

8 posted on 02/26/2014 10:37:28 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: SoFloFreeper

With obamacare, you’re not really a consumer. Being a consumer implies that you have a choice. You’re actually just a subject.


9 posted on 02/26/2014 10:37:52 AM PST by virgil
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To: SoFloFreeper; All


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10 posted on 02/26/2014 10:38:05 AM 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: Mears

bfl


11 posted on 02/26/2014 10:44:36 AM PST by Mears
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To: SoFloFreeper
The three doctors that my family goes to for various medical needs have all either decided to quit in the very near future or are in the process of figuring out what they want to do career-wise with the rest of the lives. It is a mess out there. They are all having difficulty affording to stay in practice for several reasons. They are all experiencing a reduced number of patients. Although the physicians were all on the lists when their patients signed up after being forced to get new insurance, the doctors really weren't included after all. In addition, their payments have been decreased, while at the same time there are increased costs of having to pay for the database and employee time needed in order to supply the private medical information to the government. Their now former patients are very unhappy that their favorite doctors can not treat them, and every day these doctors have to deal with their patients' complaints, tears, and fears. The comment that I heard from all 3 is that, with Obamacare and all its changes, practicing medicine is no longer any fun.
12 posted on 02/26/2014 10:46:27 AM PST by Nevadan
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

It’s not unconstitutional if Roberts says it is constitutional.

The top of the top of the heap sold us out. He should have resigned and moved to South America.

Why are the other justices quiet about this?


13 posted on 02/26/2014 10:46:42 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Consumer?
yeah, if he's lucky...
14 posted on 02/26/2014 10:48:45 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd
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To: SoFloFreeper
It was designed and is constantly amended TO CREATE a Consumer Rebellion !

Many of us have said for many years that Obama is doing this INTENTIONALLY.
He using the old Soviet Plan from 1934 or earlier.




Only idiots and the evil voted for Obama, or ANY of the Democrats.
AND NOW, WE CAN ADD "Establishment Republicans" TO THAT LIST, ALSO!
They've lied to us, constantly, and really are "Collapsing the System".
And now, these "Useful IDIOTS" who voted for them, are buying the lies that "Obamacare was designed to work." ?
It was designed to fail from the start.
THEN ... THEY GO TO THE "SINGLE-PAYER SYSTEM". They've been sucking our wallets dry for over four years now on the "Obamacare" LIE.
AND NOW THEY WANT MORE TAXES ?
Our Founding Fathers would have hung them already!

Lets review: So Democrats,
Sen Mark Kirk's statement Thursday, Dec 1, 2011 ... It's not our fault that DEMOCRATS raided the Social Security Trust Fund.
Let's remember ...

15 posted on 02/26/2014 10:52:49 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“We’re gonna’ charge you less for garbage”. That about it? Sheesh!


16 posted on 02/26/2014 11:01:58 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There was no link provided.
Post it again with a link to the story


17 posted on 02/26/2014 11:06:02 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Aria
Aria:" It’s not unconstitutional if Roberts says it is constitutional.."

Roberts approved the constitutionality of The ACA as a legal tax law,as it was legally passed by Congress ,before all these 27 known modifications .
Interestingly enough , the Government argued that it was not a tax during oral arguements
but the Supreme Court decission supported it only as a lawful tax, a point not aruged by the Government.
There are many arguements about this legislation and its source from 'Conference' modification,
current illegal and constant modifications without benefit of 'legislation' by Congress,
just by fiat by the Executive Branch .
But the fact remains : It is " BAIT and SWITCH "!, and our Congresscritters are not doing their job of representing the will of the People.

18 posted on 02/26/2014 11:07:51 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt

I think I recall hearing that this is the exact same way the Supreme Court approved social security...administration claiming it wasn’t a tax but SCOTUS ruling it a tax and therefore ok.

We The People are just units of measure to these people.


19 posted on 02/26/2014 11:18:39 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Notice in your picture how the points are ground off of the protesters’ shovel and pitchforks.

Just like we the people have had the pointy end of conservatism ground away by RINOs who have more in common with the Marxists.

How fitting. We need to re-sharpen our tools!


20 posted on 02/26/2014 11:38:42 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Aria
Aria :".. We The People are just units of measure to these people. "

Yes , that's true that we are units of measure to these Congresscritters , because we allow it. They take out the individuality and treat us as a commodity.
We are measured by the thousands or hundered thoudsands by a number, and listened to only as non-descript "voters" .
As in the old sci-fy program "The Prisioner", we are trapped into a community and conformity by remote controlled sentrys (think : drone )system
until we confront the control masters by invadeing them from within.
"Prisoner #6 " never accepted the control because they treated him just as a number , never with an identity as an individual.
THey took away his humanity and character .
Character and individuality matter in a republic , especially in a democratic republic ; he was considered a "Rebel " .
when treated as a number ,.. not so much !!
The program of "The Prisoner" was never commonly accepted by the TV viewing public because it was before its time .
Guess What ??
It was a pre-curseor of today !!

21 posted on 02/26/2014 2:36:30 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The people have every reason to have a rebellion against Obamacare. First, the entire plan was based on lies...it never would have passed Congress if the truth was known. Second, Obamacare is based on the premise of a one size fits all policy that cannot be customized to fit needs and budgets. Lastly, the costs. Because of the full bells and whistles required for all Obamacare policies, they will be more expensive and the mandated local rating will also balloon costs. Younger healthier consumers are running from Obamacare which will also skyrocket rates.


22 posted on 02/26/2014 3:34:30 PM PST by The Great RJ
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