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Boxer: Obamacare 'Is a Huge Success'
CNS News ^ | March 24, 2014 | Susan Jones

Posted on 03/24/2014 8:56:53 AM PDT by jazusamo

(CNSNews.com) - "Never in my lifetime have I seen a law that is helping so many people be so vilified," Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) told a conference call on Friday.

She talked about the millions of people in her state who are benefiting from the law that Republicans have tried to repeal 54 times.

"This is a huge success, this law. I'm saying that. We had a terrible rollout, it slowed us up, but it's all falling into place now and the Republican answer is very, very simple -- let's repeal it and take away all these benefits from people. And that's just gonna wind up to be very bad for them at the end of the day."

Joining Boxer on the conference call, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) noted that the Republicans' "original mantra" was "repeal and replace."

"Well, they voted to repeal it 54 times. They've never voted to replace it with the exception of one slap-dash plan offered by three Republican senators a few weeks ago. In the four years since the bill was signed, there has been absolutely no effort to articulate what they would do differently.

"And so the Republican's plan is simply to take away all of these benefits that have now transformed the lives of millions of Americans," Murphy said.

Boxer and Murphy are part of a liberal campaign, organized by the Center for American Progress, to spread the word that the Affordable Care Act is finally working after a rocky start.

"We have launched the Affordable Care Act Works campaign," Murphy said. "We are down on the floor of ...the Senate every week, holding press events nearly every week using social media to tell the true story about how this bill, four years after signature, is changing people's lives," Murphy said.

"Now that the Affordable Care Act is working, now that we've gotten beyond those early months of technological glitches, we have a really good story to tell, and we haven't even begun to talk about how much money this is saving taxpayers," Murphy said.

"So, I do believe that this is an issue that Democrats and proponents of the law can run on, but if and only if we continue to go out and tell the story of the mounting successes in the law."

Boxer said that "truth is the Democrats' best ally."

"And we've told you the truth today. We've given you the numbers, we can back it up, and we're beginning to hear people really happily get out there and tell their stories," she added.

"And, you know, this is -- I think time is on our side. The election isn't tomorrow. And all we have to do is tell the truth about this law. I am so excited about it, and the Republicans' answer is to take away all these benefits, all of these benefits from the people. And at the end of the day, the people are smart."

Murphy said the Obamacare enrollment numbers have been "robust" -- even though Republicans have tried to "undermine" the law.

"So I think you have to -- I think you have to talk about the success of enrollment in the context of a massive effort to try to stop people from enrolling, and -- and ultimately people will figure out the benefit that's available to them. In the long run, these propaganda campaigns that are being waged won't work, and the numbers are going to continue to grow, even in states that are working against the law rather than supporting the law."

Murphy mentioned Texas as a state that is working against the law.

"Imagine if -- if everyone was on the same page," Boxer said. "It would be really great."


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KEYWORDS: abortion; boxer; deathpanels; delusional; lies; obamacare; zerocare
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Boxer said that "truth is the Democrats' best ally."

LOL! Babs has no idea what the truth is.

1 posted on 03/24/2014 8:56:53 AM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Which plan did you sign up for, Babs? I mean, ma’am?


2 posted on 03/24/2014 8:58:09 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jazusamo

Bull$hit. Boxer A probably tells her great grandaughters she’s going to buy them a unicorn and gives them a Me and My Pony instead


3 posted on 03/24/2014 8:59:29 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jazusamo

She can say that coming from Deep Blue California.

Babs is sadly out of touch with reality.


4 posted on 03/24/2014 8:59:48 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: jazusamo
This sawed off Moaist has been deranged for years.

No greater embarrassment to this state ever walked the earth.

And thats saying a mouthful.

5 posted on 03/24/2014 9:00:55 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: jazusamo

ESAD Boxer.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 9:02:02 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: jazusamo

I just had a vision, perhaps one that many have had long ago by now.

Barbara Boxer wearing a Nazi uniform, sitting at a microphone laden press conference, spewing lies that the masses should, and will, believe.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 9:03:16 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Texas Eagle

Born & Raised in “1984.”


8 posted on 03/24/2014 9:03:41 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: jazusamo

You don’t have to be a blithering lying idiot woman to run for public office in CA...but apparently it insures a win!


9 posted on 03/24/2014 9:03:47 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: jazusamo

UGLY and STUPID

10 posted on 03/24/2014 9:03:50 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: jazusamo

I saw an ad on TV this morning calling on people to contact Congress to not defund hospitals. This is the new lie funded by healthcare.gov.


11 posted on 03/24/2014 9:04:02 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: jazusamo
Boxer: Obamacare 'Is a Huge Success'

Yeah... and so was the Hitler regime. /s

12 posted on 03/24/2014 9:04:39 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: jazusamo

Of course it’s a success to them. It’s doing exactly what they intended, destroying! They’ve been trying to get this through since Wilson.

But it’s not happening the way they intended with the people. The people in general support Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

Obamacare IS NOT becoming a beloved social program. No matter though, for the people will have to deal with it and will be MADE to love and accept it.


13 posted on 03/24/2014 9:04:43 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: onyx


14 posted on 03/24/2014 9:05:01 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: jazusamo

Just talked to my CPA. He says they received about 1000 pages about Obamacareless.


15 posted on 03/24/2014 9:05:28 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: onyx
That is really scary. :)
16 posted on 03/24/2014 9:10:07 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Because 5 million of the 46 million uninsured have already signed up. And the additional 10 million people who have lost their insurance can help pay the tax.


17 posted on 03/24/2014 9:12:34 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Sacajaweau

What a nightmare, imagine the frustration of people trying to do their own taxes.


18 posted on 03/24/2014 9:12:53 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jazusamo

If she is a female Boxer that would make her......


19 posted on 03/24/2014 9:20:24 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: jazusamo

Boxer said that “truth is the Democrats’ best ally.”

“And we’ve told you the truth today.”

“And all we have to do is tell the truth about this law. “


A ‘tell’ is when someone repeats the same phrase three times. It means they are lying.


20 posted on 03/24/2014 9:22:29 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: stanne
Are you sure it was a dream?


21 posted on 03/24/2014 9:24:43 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: RedMDer

ROTFLOLOL.
You got it!


22 posted on 03/24/2014 9:27:23 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: jazusamo

Got to hand it to the Democrats. They can lie with the best of them and they stick to it.

Had a State Trooper tell me once, “A lie stuck to is as good as the truth”.


23 posted on 03/24/2014 9:27:31 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: jazusamo
Only if by "success" she means desolation.....

24 posted on 03/24/2014 9:27:57 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: jazusamo

You created an artificial market by dictating what “minimum” coverage insurers must offer.

Many declined to offer those “minimums”, which changed coverage options for those already insured.

Thus, insurers ended certain products, rather than add costly coverage “minimums”, as dictated by ObamaCare®.

Those people suddenly found themselves no longer covered and had some imperative to obtain coverage.

So they ended up in their last refuge for options and took on ObamaCare®.

Most opted for insurance that has extraordinary higher deductibles, forces the consumer to carry a greater cost of those services and drugs than they had previously and costs more than their prior carrier charged.

Of those currently covered on ObamaCare® only around 60% have paid for their coverage. It remains to be seen how “sticky” these customers are but, we should start to see the results later this year as “paid” subscribers stop paying for something they simply cannot afford.

The remaining 40% of those who signed up are comprised of people who have no intention of paying for a servuce they “understand” is free and a small percentage will pay a subsidized rate that is only out of pocket less than $100.

ObamaCare® will eventually fall under its on weight, much like the Elephant Man whose neck muscles could no longer hold his gigantic and growing head.

It will succumb by way of auto-asphyciation


25 posted on 03/24/2014 9:28:11 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: All

Methinks poor dear Babs is blindsided....smartly saluting to der leader and marching in lockstep is dam hard.


26 posted on 03/24/2014 9:28:50 AM PDT by Liz
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To: onyx

she’s one tiny bundle of Pathologies!

this just in....

Barbara Boxer found Guilty of Maybellene Abuse


27 posted on 03/24/2014 9:29:04 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ("Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: UCANSEE2
Boxer said that “truth is the Democrats’ best ally.”

it was reported last week that Van Jones said truth is a disease.

28 posted on 03/24/2014 9:29:16 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: MeshugeMikey

LOL.


29 posted on 03/24/2014 9:31:08 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: VideoDoctor

The trains did run on time.


30 posted on 03/24/2014 9:31:42 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: jsanders2001

FYI

Affordable Boat Act

The U.S. government has just passed a new law called “The Affordable Boat Act” declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat by April 2014.

These “affordable” boats will cost an average of $54,000-$155,000 each.

This does not include taxes, trailers, towing fees, licensing and registration fees, fuel, docking and storage fees, maintenance or repair costs.

This law has been passed, because until now, typically only wealthy and financially responsible people have been able to purchase boats. This new laws ensures that every American can now have an “affordable” boat of their own, because everyone is “entitled” to a new boat. If you purchase your boat before the end of the year, you will receive 4 “free” life jackets, not including monthly usage fees.

In order to make sure everyone purchases an affordable boat, the costs of owning a boat will increase on average of 250-400% per year. This way, wealthy people will pay more for something that other people don’t want or
can’t afford to maintain. But to be fair, people who can’t afford to maintain their boat will be regularly fined and children (under the age of 26) can use their parents’ boats to party on until they turn 27; then must purchase their own boat.

If you already have a boat, you can keep yours (just kidding, no you can’t). If you don’t want or don’t need a boat, you are required to buy one anyhow. If you refuse to buy one or can’t afford one, you will be regularly fined$800 until you purchase one or face imprisonment.

Failure to use the boat also will result in fines. People living in the desert, ghettos, inner cities or areas with no access to lakes are not exempt. Age, motion sickness, or lack of experience, knowledge or desire are unacceptable excuses for not using your boat.

A government review board (that doesn’t know the difference between the port, starboard or stern of a boat) will decide everything, including when, where, how often and for what purposes you can use your boat, along with how many people can ride in your boat and determine if one is too old or healthy enough to be able to use their boat. They will also decide if your boat has outlived its usefulness or if you must purchase specific accessories (like a $500 compass) or a newer and more expensive boat.

Those who can afford yachts will be required to do so...it’s only fair.
The government will also decide the name for each boat. Failure to comply with these rules will result in fines and possible imprisonment.

Government officials are exempt from this new law. If they want a boat, they and their families can obtain boats free, at the expense of taxpayers. Unions, bankers and mega companies with large political affiliations ($$$) are also exempt.

Originally posted by freeper saintgermaine


31 posted on 03/24/2014 9:32:14 AM PDT by GOPJ (NASA: N othing A bout S pace A nymore - - FreperClearCase_guy)
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To: jazusamo

Ha!


32 posted on 03/24/2014 9:32:37 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: jazusamo

Then go ahead and run on it. Tell all your fellow libs to do the same. Shout it from the rooftop!


33 posted on 03/24/2014 9:32:52 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: onyx

VATICAN CITY (CBS St. Louis) — The Vatican’s chief justice feels that President Barack Obama’s policies have been hostile toward Christians.

In an interview with Polonia Christiana magazine –and transcribed by Life Site News — Cardinal Raymond Burke said that Obama “promotes anti-life and anti-family policies.”

“It is true that the policies of the president of the United States have become progressively more hostile toward Christian civilization. He appears to be a totally secularized man who aggressively promotes anti-life and anti-family policies,” Burke told the magazine.

http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2014/03/24/vatican-chief-justice-obamas-policies-have-become-progressively-more-hostile-toward-christian-civilization/


34 posted on 03/24/2014 9:34:42 AM PDT by newfreep
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To: jazusamo

“Huge success”? By what metrics?

There are MORE “uninsured” NOW than there were as of September 1, 2013. Of all those who signed up, the vast majority were those who had been bumped OFF an existing plan, either through non-renewal, or by the plan being declared “unacceptable” under the terms of the badly-designated “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 20l0”. Not a dent was made in the totals of “uninsured” that supposedly the target of all this legal fandango. The situation bodes only to become much worse in terms of numbers than ever it had been before, with the determination by an unknown number of persons affected by the new, much higher rates that have or shall soon kick in, to give up coverage altogether, and take a chance on health conditions over the coming year, including paying whatever fines may be involved. Plus, a number of employer-benefit plans will either be dropped or modified to the point where the victim, er, insured is no longer covered.

For some people, a little better. For the rest of us, no discernible benefit shall accrue from the widespread adoption of this whole compass of the “Obamacare” fiasco.


35 posted on 03/24/2014 9:35:29 AM PDT by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: jazusamo

If it’s so great why does the president have to sell it on Ellen, The View, and every other talk show and venue friendly to him?


36 posted on 03/24/2014 9:36:04 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: jazusamo

All the Democrats have decided to be Baghdad Bob. I do believe some well placed political ads about getting help for delusions would be appropriate.


37 posted on 03/24/2014 9:36:07 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: jazusamo

Most of the left are pushing this line.Obamacare is wonderful, all stories debunked, blah blah blah........I know for me it is awful. Question Freepers, this there a site I can refer to that actually has Obamacare stories about the harm ACA is doing? Please post site link or name if you can TY


38 posted on 03/24/2014 9:36:18 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: jazusamo

Sharing that lithium with Pelosi again, are we?


39 posted on 03/24/2014 9:36:23 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Texas Eagle

What does she have to worry about, she is worth nearly 1/3 of a billion from graft..er...grants to her husband. She is only concerned about the little guy.

Pray America wakes up


40 posted on 03/24/2014 9:38:02 AM PDT by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 order here: http://braylog.com/id47.html)
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To: jazusamo

Idiots seldom do understand. And she does not even know what truth is.


41 posted on 03/24/2014 9:39:42 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: jazusamo

42 posted on 03/24/2014 9:40:02 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: drypowder
WHAT IS TRUTH? The first time I considered this idea, my reaction was ... how stupid or ill conceived. Truth is reality, facts, ... then after considering several likely scenario's it was obvious ... truth is different for various people.

In today's society no one agrees on truth completely. Not that God's Word is incomplete, rather it is the interpretation that varies. And all government actions are seen with differing eyes, and education is brain washing ala Socialism. God help America.

43 posted on 03/24/2014 9:40:11 AM PDT by geologist ("If you love me, keep my commands" .... John 14 :15)
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To: jazusamo

Her only accomplishment as a senatorette has always been being the acknowledged dumbest member of the club.


44 posted on 03/24/2014 9:40:12 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: Lazamataz

It must be a communicable disease, they’re neighbors in CA and best friends in DC.


45 posted on 03/24/2014 9:44:45 AM PDT by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: newfreep

God bless and keep Cardinal Raymond Burke.
He’s very special. A giant among the Cardinals, IMHO.


46 posted on 03/24/2014 9:45:08 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Vendome

They can lie ‘til the cows come home on Obamacare (and they will), but there is this little thing called “reality on the ground” that operates independently of lies and spin. Eventually, the reality on the ground catches up to the hype. The Dems will be like the band on the Titanic ... they’ll go down with the Obamacare ship, still lying about how great it is ... iceberg? What iceberg .... any report of icebergs are just lies (per Dingy Harry).


47 posted on 03/24/2014 9:48:32 AM PDT by Qiviut (It's hard to be a donk if you're sane & it's hard to be a pubbie if you have any integrity.)
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To: jazusamo

Well kind of like Clinton, it depends upon what the meaning of truth is.

For the Boxster, truth is that a million California rich working people lost their health care, millions more have had premiums go up drastically with deductibles through the roof, BUT that’s okay because look at how many illegals have been put onto medical and Ocare. That is all that counts getting some more folks on the dole.

That is her truth


48 posted on 03/24/2014 9:49:19 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: jazusamo

HUGE!?!?!? Sounds like what a boiler room stock promoter would be hyping a mining stock!


49 posted on 03/24/2014 9:50:53 AM PDT by SIRTRIS
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To: Delta Dawn
The trains did run on time.

Especially the ones to the Gulags.

50 posted on 03/24/2014 9:54:09 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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