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Harry Reid: People Arenít Educated on How to Use the Internet
The Washington Free Beacon ^

Posted on 03/26/2014 10:39:12 AM PDT by don-o

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said the fault of struggling to sign up on the Obamacare exchanges didn’t lie with the faulty website, but with the people who weren’t “educated on how to use the Internet.”

Explaining the reasoning behind the latest Obamacare delay, Reid said too many people just didn’t know to use their computer properly and needed more time. Apparently, it had nothing to do with the well-documented failings of the website that have embarrassed the White House for months.

“We have hundreds of thousands of people who tried to sign up who didn’t get through,” he said. “There are some people who are not like my grandchildren who can handle everything so easily on the Internet, and these people need a little extra time. It’s not — the example they gave us is a 63-year-old woman came into the store and said, ‘I almost got it. Every time I just about got there, it would cut me off.’ We have a lot of people just like this through no fault of the Internet, but because people are not educated on how to use the Internet.”

It’s just the latest strange moment for the embattled Reid,

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dims; dingyharry; dumbocrats; harryreid; internet; liberalmeatheads; rats; reid; wheresmydroolcup
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1 posted on 03/26/2014 10:39:12 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

First we were too old, now we’re too stupid.


2 posted on 03/26/2014 10:40:42 AM PDT by socal_parrot (I hate to say I told you so, but...)
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To: don-o

i see harry has learned from great christian charlatan faith healers - if you can’t sign up for obamacare, it’s because it’s YOUR fault, not the website.

blame the gullible victim. insult, meet injury.


3 posted on 03/26/2014 10:41:27 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: socal_parrot

Harry’s counting down the days until he’s no longer majority leader..


4 posted on 03/26/2014 10:42:38 AM PDT by ken5050 (I fear a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating)
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To: don-o

Reid should talk to the morons who voted for him..all it took was a best buy gift card from his campaign staff, that easy


5 posted on 03/26/2014 10:42:40 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: don-o

Filing taxes is roughly 100 times more complicated than using a website and answering some questions (assuming said website actually, you know, works). Are we going to extend the tax due date past April 15 because of that?


6 posted on 03/26/2014 10:42:47 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: don-o


How crazy old dude Reid gets his internets.

*Cant wait to see how all of the left-wing websites hammer him on this. I'm sure It'll be a looooong wait though.
7 posted on 03/26/2014 10:43:32 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: don-o

Harry Reid is a pedophile.

Or so I heard on Glenn Beck one day.


8 posted on 03/26/2014 10:43:32 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: socal_parrot

All Gore invented it ya know


9 posted on 03/26/2014 10:44:04 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: don-o

please....we’re not talking about 65 and up folks. and there’s plenty of help around.


10 posted on 03/26/2014 10:44:09 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: don-o

Maybe a whole lot of people are too smart to eat a sheet sandwich Harry!


11 posted on 03/26/2014 10:44:17 AM PDT by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: kevkrom

It would be a hoot if some Republicans senator called EMS and said to come to the senate floor; Harry Reid is having an emotional breakdown. Then put on the experts to give their opinion on Reid’s diseased jbrain.


12 posted on 03/26/2014 10:45:23 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: don-o

Does Harry need a staffer to access his e-mail for him?


13 posted on 03/26/2014 10:45:38 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: socal_parrot
First we were too old, now we’re too stupid.

Bitterly clinging to your guns, bibles and heart pills.

14 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:09 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: don-o

This must be the new talking point for the administration: Blame the people you are trying to sell your crap to. First it was Biden and now Reid.


15 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:12 AM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: don-o

That’s a howler. They don’t know what else to do or say.


16 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:26 AM PDT by FAA
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To: don-o

Harry, Harry, you poor sicko. The psychological term for your illness is called transference. Because YOU don’t understand the Net, you transfer your ignorance to the public at large.
FYI, My mother age 80 something and my grandniece age 2 something both probably use the Internet better than Harry Reid.

In Godfather II, Michael C. comes to the aid of a Nevada Senator who is found with a dead hooker. I’ve heard that refers to an incident in young HR’s career.


17 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:28 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: John Semmens

Do you also write for the WFB?


18 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:44 AM PDT by Fester Chugabrew
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To: don-o
What makes this even stupider than it seems on the surface (if that's possible) is that they people they need to be signing up are the young "invincibles", who are supposed to be glad to pay way more than they can afford to subsidize the higher-risk people in the pool. And that demographic were essentially born with a keyboard in their fists.
19 posted on 03/26/2014 10:46:51 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: jayrunner

HALP US JON CARRY - WE R STUK HEAR N IRAK


20 posted on 03/26/2014 10:47:32 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: driftdiver

I worked with sex offenders who had been through treatment. One thing they learned was that sex offenders speak softly ( like Reid); but not all people who speak softly are sex offenders.


21 posted on 03/26/2014 10:47:53 AM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: don-o

Ignorance about the internet is shown in those who think it takes more than half billion dollars to build such a website.

I used http://ehealthinsurance.com to buy an HSA in 2006. Too bad that technology has been lost.


22 posted on 03/26/2014 10:48:54 AM PDT by posterchild
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To: Secret Agent Man

Harry the Red doesn’t need to test his knowledge of the Internet on the obamaCare websits — he’s exempted himself.


23 posted on 03/26/2014 10:48:57 AM PDT by glennaro
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To: don-o

OMG, the milennials know how to use the internet.

I do like it when he insults them though. Maybe they can see who the democrats are.

I doubt it though.


24 posted on 03/26/2014 10:49:35 AM PDT by dforest
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To: don-o

It’s like a series of tubes...


25 posted on 03/26/2014 10:50:08 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: glennaro

That would be a fun test. Let’s grab a random uninsured 27-year-old and have him and Reid both try to sign up for a policy on Healthcre.gov at the same time, and see who can get done first (assuming either can at all).


26 posted on 03/26/2014 10:50:52 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: Col Frank Slade

Jon Carry served in Vietnam. In case you’ve forgotten. I think his tour of duty lasted about one day, the day he won 3 Purple Hearts.


27 posted on 03/26/2014 10:52:00 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: don-o

If only Gore had designed the internet to be more user-friendly.


28 posted on 03/26/2014 10:53:03 AM PDT by eclecticEel ("The petty man forsakes what lies within his power and longs for what lies with Heaven." - Xunzi)
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To: don-o
Things haven't been the same since they took the dials off of all the telephones.

-PJ

29 posted on 03/26/2014 10:54:54 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: don-o

In Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Caesar says, “The fault lies in ourselves, not in our stars, that we are underlings.”

Translation to Harry R. “Look in the mirror, dumkauf.”


30 posted on 03/26/2014 10:54:55 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: don-o

Must be Harry doesn’t check those Internets much himself, otherwise He’d know there are plenty of middle aged to older people posting some real pointed comments to his facebook page.


31 posted on 03/26/2014 10:55:04 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: don-o

How much will knowledge and experience help you when you click on a button and nothing happens, or you get an error message?

How much will knowledge and experience help you when you fill out a series of forms and discover that everything you typed in has disappeared?

How much will knowledge and experience help you when the website tells you that you are enrolled, but the insurance company knows nothing about it?


32 posted on 03/26/2014 10:55:51 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: VanDeKoik

America Online, isn’t that where everyone gets their Email?


33 posted on 03/26/2014 10:57:20 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: don-o
‘I almost got it. Every time I just about got there, it would cut me off.’

Excellent. I'll use this line on my Tax Return to see if the IRS will accept it.

*wheresmydroolcup*

34 posted on 03/26/2014 10:58:11 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: don-o

Harry ends up at a porn site every time he googles “Cow boy poetry”


35 posted on 03/26/2014 10:59:39 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: don-o
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36 posted on 03/26/2014 11:03:29 AM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: don-o

Some people just don’t have the mental capacity to use the internet. Most are democrat voters.


37 posted on 03/26/2014 11:03:58 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: don-o

easy.. set your home page to The Drudge Report and make a favorites link to Free Republic and you have just about everything you need on the internet :)


38 posted on 03/26/2014 11:04:28 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: don-o

“It’s a poor workman who blames his tools.” Harry Reid is a tool.


39 posted on 03/26/2014 11:05:07 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: don-o

Aren’t there some white-coated gentlemen waiting to take this guy back to the bug-house?


40 posted on 03/26/2014 11:07:37 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: ncpatriot
Michelle let the cat out of the bag. The folks that haven't signed up are knuckleheads.

Her statement to moms was: Tell him he could get hurt in a car accident. What a rotten thing to say.

41 posted on 03/26/2014 11:07:58 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: don-o

The entire Democrap Party is ‘Stuck on Stupid’.......................


42 posted on 03/26/2014 11:10:31 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: don-o

I guarantee this senile fossil has never even personally typed an e-mail nor logged in at any website. He has minions to handle those messy things for him.


43 posted on 03/26/2014 11:11:38 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Red Badger

So they know how to sign up for FB but cannot navigate a Gov Web Site! Come on Harry!


44 posted on 03/26/2014 11:12:59 AM PDT by DocJhn
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To: don-o

Harry - you are not educated enough to run the country. Just look at the mess we are in. Thanks to you and the rest of your corrupt clan.


45 posted on 03/26/2014 11:16:46 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: DocJhn

Every American born in the last 25 years knows how to use the Internet.
Perhaps Harry is letting his inner selfie be projected................


46 posted on 03/26/2014 11:17:38 AM PDT by Red Badger (LIberal is an oxymoron......................)
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To: don-o; All

Reid is right. Parents need to get instructions from their 4 year old children on how to use the Internet.


47 posted on 03/26/2014 11:17:58 AM PDT by Amendment10
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To: Amendment10

This along the lines of the 2000 election’s “Democrats are too stupid to vote” line his party was peddling.


48 posted on 03/26/2014 11:20:38 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: don-o

Harry is becoming a greater embarrassment to the RATS every day. They cringe every time this senile codger opens his oatmeal hole. Keep insulting the taxpayers, Harry!


49 posted on 03/26/2014 11:24:58 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: don-o

Hey, does anybody have Joke Biden’s “email number”?


50 posted on 03/26/2014 11:25:12 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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