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The Real Story Behind What Harry Reid Calls 'Lies'
Creators Syndicate ^ | March 5, 2014 | Betsy McCaughey

Posted on 03/04/2014 2:13:04 PM PST by jazusamo

"Lies" are what Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calls the television ads complaining about Obamacare. But the people in those ads are not liars. They have pre-existing conditions and can't see the specialists or get the medications they need. They're the people President Barack Obama claimed he would help, but instead they're getting hurt.

They had insurance, but their plans got canceled because of the Affordable Care Act, forcing them into Obamacare. Now they're discovering that Obamacare plans are not for sick people. They offer "free" mammograms, "free" colonoscopies and "free" contraceptives, meaning there is no copay. But if you have cancer, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson's disease, you're in trouble. Most plans skimp on specialists and life-saving medications.

Dr. Jeffrey English, a Georgia neurologist who treats patients with advanced MS, worries that patients who switched to exchange plans will deteriorate rapidly. Some plans refuse to cover six out of the 10 drugs that can treat MS, including drugs most effective at staving off irreversible paralysis.

"Obamacare is a throwback to the old HMO model of the 1990s, which promised a broad package of coverage for primary-care benefits like vaccines and routine doctor visits. But to pay for these benefits, the Obamacare plans skimp on other things, principally the number of doctors you'll have access to and also the number of costlier-branded drugs," explains Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a practicing physician and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Bells and whistles, but inadequate access to care. Like a car with leather seats and Bose speakers, but a lousy engine.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; harryreid; lies; nevada; obama; obamacare; reid; zerocare
Dingy Harry is such an idiot.
1 posted on 03/04/2014 2:13:04 PM PST by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo
He's not an idiot. He's a lying crook.
2 posted on 03/04/2014 2:14:38 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (If Barack Hussein Obama entertains a thought that he does not verbalize, is it still a lie?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Yep, that too.


3 posted on 03/04/2014 2:15:58 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo
Dr. Jeffrey English, a Georgia neurologist who treats patients with advanced MS, worries that patients who switched to exchange plans will deteriorate rapidly.

Governor Palin warned of Death Panels and was roundly criticized for her "absurd" view, just as she was criticized for warning that Obama's weakness would bring back Cold War conflict with Russia. I hope her family obligations and our support will allow her to run in 2016 and win. She's the best hope I can see for restoring freedom and saving the lives of those endangered by ObamaCare.

4 posted on 03/04/2014 2:25:03 PM PST by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1

Amen to that, good post.

This is proof positive that Sarah Palin’s warnings were accurate.


5 posted on 03/04/2014 2:28:45 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Dingy Harry is a dedicated, to the core Obamaite!


6 posted on 03/04/2014 2:44:53 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: jazusamo
Hey America!

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7 posted on 03/04/2014 2:59:22 PM PST by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice.)
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To: jazusamo

Harry Reid knows he untouchable until 2016. He can say whatever he wants, and it deflects attention off his Lord and Master Obama, who continues to destroy America (the way Democrats want to).


8 posted on 03/04/2014 3:17:14 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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A friend of mine is living the exact scenario described so often: lost his policy, couldn’t get in touch, finally got in touch, was told he would be put on Obamacare Medicaid, was okay with that till he realized they eventually grab your wealth to pay for it, got over that, now lost his doctor whom he’s been going to for decades and the new doc is a foreigner who doesn’t communicate that well.

What next? Whatever it is, he’ll probably lie about that too, Harry.


9 posted on 03/04/2014 3:17:18 PM PST by firebrand
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To: jazusamo

Harry Reid needs his ass kicked.


10 posted on 03/04/2014 3:18:17 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: firebrand

I’m sorry to hear about your friend, there’s been a number of incidents like that posted here at FR that I’ve read.

20 or more years ago if someone related a story like these I’d have said they’re nuts, unfortunately it’s all too common now and criminal in my view.


11 posted on 03/04/2014 3:33:09 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I couldn’t agree more, someone needs to get his attention.


12 posted on 03/04/2014 3:34:05 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: SkyDancer

Who ya gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?

13 posted on 03/04/2014 3:34:51 PM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: Pollster1

Dayam, Sara’s hot in that pic! and I’m a girl :)


14 posted on 03/05/2014 6:32:19 AM PST by poobear (Socialism in the minds of the elites, is a con-game for the serfs, nothing more.)
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To: DJ Taylor

15 posted on 04/02/2014 8:41:48 AM PDT by Howie
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