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Four years later, Democrats wait for ObamaCare popularity bounc
The Hill ^ | March 24 2014 | Jonathan Easley

Posted on 03/24/2014 11:02:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey

Democrats have been waiting for ObamaCare to become popular for four years.

And counting.

Congressional leaders and senior White House advisers have been saying since 2010 that public opinion will turn their way sometime soon. Be patient, they have told anxious members of their party again and again.

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; obamacare; obanacarebadjoke; zerocare
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1 posted on 03/24/2014 11:02:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Their plan was for the SC to rule against obamacare. Then the country would be pissed and support a bunch of liberals being appointed to the SC. This would give them something to run on.


2 posted on 03/24/2014 11:05:08 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: MeshugeMikey

Whistling in the dark.

Charles Krauthammer called Obamacare complicated and absurd.

The Democrats would have been better off with single payer.

They are waiting for the public to warm up to their public-private mostrosity no one likes.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 11:05:24 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

theyll be waiting a LONG LONG time!!


4 posted on 03/24/2014 11:08:08 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: goldstategop

They intended complicated and absurd to drive us into single payer since that’s a hard sell all at once.

I’m hopeful they’ve played out their ability to show competence and the people (fingers crossed) won’t even give them a chance to take over something like that even if it is sold as the same as Soc Sec or Medicare. Both failing programs as a fifth grader 20 years ago could have predicted.


5 posted on 03/24/2014 11:22:22 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I support Joe Carr in the TN GOP Primary against Lamar!)
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To: Fledermaus

I think the house of cards is all to evident to all but the most simple amongst us.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 11:24:19 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey
the most simple amongst us.

You are referring to the voting majority, correct?

7 posted on 03/24/2014 11:47:32 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: goldstategop
"They are waiting for the public to warm up to their public-private monstrosity no one likes."

A warm-up that shall never happen. Complexities that continue to multiply at an exponential rate, and features that are more punitive than beneficial for the vast majority of participants, do little to make the general public more receptive.

This "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010" is about as acceptable as a military draft in a highly unpopular war, if anybody recalls the Viet Nam era. That draft resulted in a large number of exceptions and exemptions, and vastly inflated the number of war-resistant individuals. Technically, registration for the draft is still the law of the land, but nobody is actually drafted any more, with our "all-volunteer" forces.

8 posted on 03/24/2014 11:49:05 PM PDT by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

ObamaCare means paying more, and getting less, than before.

No rational person will like that deal, bottom line. No one. And skip all the feel-good crap about “well at least all those uninsured people are now covered”.

ObamaCare is a born loser. The Dems deserve this self-induced disaster.

Lets just hope we can, in the words of Saul Alinsky, exploit this fiasco for our own advantage this fall.


9 posted on 03/25/2014 12:37:21 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: canuck_conservative
I am to be convinced there are enough ‘rational people’ left to make a difference. Recently a loyal liberal I know, recently retired, claimed Obama still had a promise to fulfill, punish the rich. This person is a college graduate and a government retiree. There is no fixing stuck on stupid.
10 posted on 03/25/2014 12:51:43 AM PDT by Just mythoughts (Jesus said Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Not even a dead cat bounce, rats. Election day is coming.

11 posted on 03/25/2014 1:53:50 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

the bastards can wait till hell freezes over for odumbocare to “bounce”, “tain’t gonna happen!


12 posted on 03/25/2014 2:58:42 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: MeshugeMikey

It’s coming.....just like the bounce in the economy.

It is always just over there.....on the horizon. Keep looking.


13 posted on 03/25/2014 3:08:43 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA
It’s coming.....just like the bounce in the economy.

It is always just over there.....on the horizon. Keep looking.


Two words: "Recovery Summer"
14 posted on 03/25/2014 3:20:27 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: SoFloFreeper

My thoughts exactly.


15 posted on 03/25/2014 4:33:26 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Fledermaus
They intended complicated and absurd to drive us into single payer since that’s a hard sell all at once.

If they had been patient, that might have happened eventually. Instead, they destroyed the healthcare system with an idiotic hybridization of single payer and private that can never work.

They've forfeited the people's trust on healthcare for perhaps a generation or more an the law is being walked back one executive order at a time.

16 posted on 03/25/2014 5:54:11 AM PDT by randita
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Obamacare ‘ll come out tomorrow
Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow
there’ll be sun
Just thinkin’ about tomorrow
Clears away the cobwebs and the sorrow till’ there’s none

When I’m stuck in the day that’s grey and lonely
I just stick up my chin and grin and say ohh

The Obamacare ‘ll come out tomorrow
So you got to hang on
till’ tomorrow, come what may!
Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love ya, tomorrow
You’re only a day away!

EVERYBODY ALL TOGETHER NOW,,,,


17 posted on 03/25/2014 7:18:30 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Election day will be here before we know it. and the dead cat will still be in precisely the same spot it is today.?


18 posted on 03/25/2014 7:19:47 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: canuck_conservative

NO MORE MR NICE GUY

if we call a SPADE a SPADE... we shall be victorious.


19 posted on 03/25/2014 7:21:13 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Michael.SF.

well yes... after a fashion.

it’s still hard to wrap my mind around the fact that the majority here in upscale Marin County could POSSIBLY be Obama Zombies...and yet be so well off financially.


20 posted on 03/25/2014 7:31:59 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: SoFloFreeper

And its free!

21 posted on 03/25/2014 7:56:42 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: randita

I wish the doctors would stand up and fight this publicly. But they won’t. The insurance companies can’t only because they were on board to start with thinking they’d reap a windfall of new, young people “buying” their product.

So shortsighted but then that seems to be the business model of the U.S. these days.


22 posted on 03/25/2014 1:14:02 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I support Joe Carr in the TN GOP Primary against Lamar!)
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