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President: Choose Between Cable, Phone or Health Care
The Libre Initiative ^ | 3/12/14 | The Libre Initiative

Posted on 03/13/2014 10:56:19 AM PDT by BlatherNaut

Washington, D.C.) - The President recently participated in a health care town hall with Spanish-language media. He responded to a question received via email, from a consumer who makes $36,000 per year and cannot find insurance for a family of three for less than $315 per month. The President responded that "if you looked at their cable bill, their telephone, their cell phone bill... it may turn out that, it's just they haven't prioritized health care." He added that if a family member gets sick, the father "will wish he had paid that $300 a month."

According to the National Center for Public Policy Research, the health care law is reducing choice and increasing premiums for millions of Americans. Ehealthinsurance reports that consumers are paying an average of 39% more than they did before the law was implemented. The high cost of policies is contributing to the continued weak enrollment numbers under the law, which are now showing signs of decreasing with less than 3 weeks left to enroll. When he sought the Presidency, Mr. Obama said his plan would deliver affordable care that people would be "desperate" to purchase.

Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative released the following statement:

"If the President actually believes that a family earning less than $40,000 per year can afford nearly $4,000 in health insurance premiums, then he truly does not understand middle-income families. Americans do not need the President to tell them how to Budget their households. People are already cutting back on things like cable television and cell phones, just to compensate for an awful economy.This President promised he would deliver on affordable health care. Instead, premiums are up, out-of-pocket expenses are up, and overall cost of living is up. The President simply doesn't get it. And his condescending attitude adds insult to injury."


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democratcare; donkeycare; jackasscare; obamacare

1 posted on 03/13/2014 10:56:20 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

He wants everyone to have an Obamphone, I guess.


2 posted on 03/13/2014 10:59:16 AM PDT by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: BlatherNaut

What will it take to eliminate free care at the hospital?


3 posted on 03/13/2014 10:59:30 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: BlatherNaut

Just give up your paid telephone, claim you are a minority and get one free.


4 posted on 03/13/2014 11:00:39 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: BlatherNaut

This is his Jimmah Carter, “Put on a sweater.” moment.....................


5 posted on 03/13/2014 11:01:34 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: ex-snook

When it disappears.................


6 posted on 03/13/2014 11:02:16 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: BlatherNaut

What an arrogant cacksmacker.


7 posted on 03/13/2014 11:02:47 AM PDT by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: BlatherNaut

Cable, phone, and health insurance


8 posted on 03/13/2014 11:03:20 AM PDT by petitfour
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To: BlatherNaut

Memo from the ozarks: Get lost.


9 posted on 03/13/2014 11:04:10 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: BlatherNaut

You have to choose between necessities and luxuries...

unless you’re one of his people on the dole.


10 posted on 03/13/2014 11:04:29 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: BlatherNaut

This is one time when I sort of agree with Caliph Baraq.
(scary moment for me)


11 posted on 03/13/2014 11:04:43 AM PDT by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: BlatherNaut

well, he’s giving all his voters free Obammyphones.
so this statement is largely meaningless.


12 posted on 03/13/2014 11:06:15 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ("H)
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To: petitfour

“Cable, phone, and health insurance”

The only POTUS who has stooped so low as to tell Americans how to spend money was when Jimma Carter told us to turn our thermostats down to 68.


13 posted on 03/13/2014 11:09:28 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: All

14 posted on 03/13/2014 11:11:43 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

Perfect.

(Swiping ;)


15 posted on 03/13/2014 11:12:37 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: BlatherNaut

“LET THEM EAT CAKE!”

(Qu’ils mangent de la brioche!)

(supposedly almost the last words of Queen Marie Antionette, although probably not an accurate attribution...it works well for Obama...it shows just how callous and UN-CARING he really is about all the “poor people” he’s been making out of the former “middle class”...)


16 posted on 03/13/2014 11:13:48 AM PDT by faithhopecharity ("H)
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To: Jane Long

17 posted on 03/13/2014 11:14:30 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: BlatherNaut

“He added that if a family member gets sick, the father “will wish he had paid that $300 a month.” According to the National... “

And THAT is the strongest point AGAINST obozoCare, ie;FORGET A DECENT, MIDDLE CLASS EXISTENCE!


18 posted on 03/13/2014 11:15:42 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: BlatherNaut

We need JOBS not government health care.....


19 posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:19 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Obama: The first "White Black" President.)
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To: petitfour
Yeah... it's just that we bundle here...


20 posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:24 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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I LIKE MY HEALTHCARE PLAN
- SO I WILL KEEP MY HEALTHCARE PLAN

PERIOD!


21 posted on 03/13/2014 11:17:30 AM PDT by devolve (- Tell Vladimir after my erection I have more FLEXIBILITY -- I need more SPACE - BHO Jr -)
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To: musicman

You could also put Entitilist on there.


22 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:05 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: petitfour

How can I call the “bambalamps” wiff no foam?


23 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:18 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: BlatherNaut

El Presidente is probably thinking he is talking to his core inner city constituency with all those reparations handouts: EBT cards, governmental housing, welfare payments, “earned Income Credits”, Obama phonies. ObamaCareLess....... plus what ever else one can steal.


24 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:22 AM PDT by BilLies (330,000 WHITE Union military went to their deaths to free the slaves .... REALLY???!!!)
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To: Red Badger
You said....
“This is his Jimmah Carter, “Put on a sweater.” moment.....................”

Nailed it.Nothing like being preached to by the Vacationer in Chief about having to make sacrifices

25 posted on 03/13/2014 11:19:27 AM PDT by LMAO (Insurgent conservative)
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To: nascarnation
This is one time when I sort of agree with Caliph Baraq. (scary moment for me)

why? BEFORE Obamacare, people could have ALL three... and why shouldn't we? why should people who do things right have to work only for necessities? there is more to life than necessities, whether it's a cell phone, cable television, a movie at the theatre, cupcakes from a neighborhood bakery, a $12.00 bottle of Malbec, Crest 3-D White strips, a professional haircut, potpourri, a new hardcover book... a CD... whatever... how dare anyone say people need to prioritize when they were able to have all of it before the so-called affordable healthcare..

26 posted on 03/13/2014 11:20:17 AM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: BlatherNaut

Just last September he was bragging that Obamacare would cost less than their phone bills! But hey, that’s so two thousand thirteen!


27 posted on 03/13/2014 11:22:37 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: BlatherNaut

Meanwhile, he has had his third vacation of the year, and costs us anywhere from 11 to 100 million or more per vacation.


28 posted on 03/13/2014 11:25:40 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: BlatherNaut

Now, an ad like this with the translation would make obama voters desert him like rats leaving a ship. Certainly, the president is joking if he wants them to give up these necessities.—or is he about ready to use his pen to make sure all of these things are “free stuff”, too?


29 posted on 03/13/2014 11:27:51 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: nascarnation

“This is one time when I sort of agree with Caliph Baraq.
(scary moment for me)”

I understand your point and I would also agree, except that my agreement would be with stating these realities BEFORE he signed a law that forces me to buy a service from a private company. It is irresponsible of him to make the statements AFTER he has dictated how we MUST spend our money.

His snarkiness is really just an insight into what he really thinks of the populace. He considers us pawns to be used in his theoritical games!


30 posted on 03/13/2014 11:28:04 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: BlatherNaut

Yet the cable and phone companies will continue to fund the Democrats.


31 posted on 03/13/2014 11:39:42 AM PDT by aimhigh ( Self defense - a human right.)
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To: BlatherNaut

The bill is more comparable to a monthly grocery bill than cell phone and cable bills. We should be recycling the left-wing favorite rhetoric of people having to choose between their medical care and feeding the family. Bring on all those dog food images, and hammer away at the uncaring, selfish, money-hungry soulless bastards who run the system.


32 posted on 03/13/2014 11:47:56 AM PDT by _longranger81
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To: BlatherNaut

So the idiots at mslsd are in the position of reporting that the smartest president ever wants people to cancel cable?!?!

Priceless.

If only a few million drones would do it.


33 posted on 03/13/2014 11:49:26 AM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: BlatherNaut

His buddies get a phone free, and cable service, free.

(We pay for them and can’t afford them ourselves!)


34 posted on 03/13/2014 11:49:39 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: _longranger81

I checked what Obamacare would cost hubby and I.....almost $1300 a month plus a huge deductible. That is more than our mortgage payment which includes insurance and taxes.
He can take his cell phone bills and cable bills statement and shove them where the sun will never shine.


35 posted on 03/13/2014 11:53:03 AM PDT by sheana
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To: BlatherNaut
My cable bill bundle(phone, TV and internet) bill has increased from 120 to 200 a month since Obama came in office.Have to pay for Obama phones now. ( I don't have a cell)

Gas prices have doubled since the "Oil Man Buddy" left office in 2009.Fortunately my health insurance bill is the same monthly. I pay 0 dollars. You know why? I am a PT Teamster working for Big Brown. I make 12.00 an hour, but get a health plan worth 1800 a month. Low deductibles too.

Obama wants to tax my insurance plan worth over 20,000 a year in added income working that job that pays me 8,000 a year.

They tried bringing the layabouts into UPS(welfare to work program) in the late 90's for the opportunity to get a job. All of them were picked up and driven to work. Child care was provided by the gov. 100% of them quit within 2 weeks. They could not handle real physical labor.

36 posted on 03/13/2014 12:15:51 PM PDT by dancusa (Molon Labe)
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To: dancusa
Obama wants to tax my insurance plan worth over 20,000 a year in added income working that job that pays me 8,000 a year.

Single payer has always been his end game.

37 posted on 03/13/2014 12:53:34 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

Just what the low informatin latino voter wants to hear. Give up your phone and cable. I’m screaming. :-)


38 posted on 03/13/2014 1:13:01 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

:)


39 posted on 03/13/2014 1:14:28 PM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: unixfox

That’s another good one!!


40 posted on 03/13/2014 1:25:58 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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