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Report: New Yorkers Forced to Choose Between Groceries and Obamacare
Legal Insurrection ^ | April 1, 2014 | Rusty Weiss

Posted on 04/01/2014 7:10:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A new report from WHEC in Rochester is painting a very bleak scenario for New Yorkers, some forced to choose between buying groceries or purchasing Obamacare plans, some concerned about going bankrupt after falling ill.

So why are New Yorkers concerned about going bankrupt due to Obamacare? Especially when the President has continually made such statements as, “I am as proud as I’ve ever been by the work we did to make sure that in this country, if you get sick you don’t go bankrupt and that you can get the health care that you need”?

And why are they choosing between basic necessities and an Obamacare plan when the President has claimed many people will be able to find plans that are cheaper than their cell phone or cable bill?

The Affordable Care Act, simply isn’t affordable. In fact, many New Yorkers are opting to pay the fine because they can’t afford the high premiums from Obamacare.

Via WHEC:

People are choosing between groceries and health insurance. People are worried about going bankrupt if they get sick. News10NBC is hearing dilemma after dilemma from New Yorkers signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

A lot of people have been complaining on News10NBC’s Facebook page about facing a fine if they don’t sign-up for health insurance. Many say they can’t afford the premiums or the deductibles and it would be cheaper to stay uninsured and pay the penalty.

WHEC also mentions the March 31st deadline, saying you could face a fine if the deadline is missed. They report that the “deadline stands.”

RNC Spokesman Raffi Williams says otherwise.

“Today’s ObamaCare deadline may as well be written in sand, because different states now have different deadlines,” he said. ”The only thing we know for certain about ObamaCare is the website is a disaster and that the White House hasn’t been transparent about how many people have paid their premiums, which would officially enroll them into the law.”

Indeed, the Washington Post has reported that the deadline will be extended to some time in mid-April, and nobody will be asked to cite a specific reason for being unable to enroll by the March deadline.

That said, New Yorkers seem more concerned with the costs associated with Obamacare.

Marian Schrader, a navigator paid to enroll people in the Obamacare exchanges tells WHEC that when people hear about the costly premiums, they decide not to enroll.

“I’m letting them know there is a fine, but I also understand if you can’t afford to buy insurance,” she said. ”I mean, are you going to buy insurance or buy food? You’re going to buy food.”

Watch the full report below…

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: New York
KEYWORDS: bankrupt; democratcare; donkeycare; food; jackasscare; newyork; obamacare
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Who here is actually going to pay that stupid fine?
1 posted on 04/01/2014 7:10:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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2 posted on 04/01/2014 7:12:26 PM PDT by tomkat (can hear the whirlwind comin')
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Meanwhile, Barry and his commie ‘RATS are pigging out at their Victory Over America Party tonight.


3 posted on 04/01/2014 7:13:02 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Happy Brain Injury Awareness Month!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No wonder the Dems are sweating the next election.


4 posted on 04/01/2014 7:13:24 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obviously what is needed is BIGGER SUBSIDIES!


5 posted on 04/01/2014 7:13:38 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Because, Obama


6 posted on 04/01/2014 7:13:42 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shocking! Who here did not see the gun they are aiming at our heads.


7 posted on 04/01/2014 7:14:10 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

not very many people. I predict that it will be waived on tax day.


8 posted on 04/01/2014 7:14:17 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Painting a very bleak scenario for New Yorkers

thas racess! oh BLEAK.... okay nevermind.

they ...the tegime spends tens of thousands to “capture” each enrollee..and they want to FINE ME??


9 posted on 04/01/2014 7:14:47 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And this is a difficult decision? I've been choosing between healthcare and Whiskey for decades - Whiskey wins hands down and if you drink Single Malts, you don't need the healthcare



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

10 posted on 04/01/2014 7:15:49 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1<center> <table back969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Man, this is terrible.. if NY had actually *voted* for zero, that’d be one thing, but /S


11 posted on 04/01/2014 7:15:53 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Indeed, the Washington Post has reported that the deadline will be extended to some time in mid-April,

Look over there! Don't look at the gun I have to your head.

12 posted on 04/01/2014 7:15:56 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: tomkat

Resist we much /s


13 posted on 04/01/2014 7:16:25 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jug ears MomJeans will be run out of DC on a rail. He won’t survive another 2 years. FUBAR.


14 posted on 04/01/2014 7:18:51 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They should get down on their scabby knees and thank their Obamasiah and his Affordable Healthcare Act that their health care is now affordable.

The Obamasiah saved them from being ripped off by those dirty capitalists engaging in private business to make their unspeakable profits.

/s


15 posted on 04/01/2014 7:18:53 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Not a single malt, but have you tried this yet?

16 posted on 04/01/2014 7:19:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shut up and eat your peas. Cancel your cell phone plan, sell your car, get rid of cable TV, cancel your internet, so you can buy your Obamacare.


17 posted on 04/01/2014 7:20:29 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I thought you were put in timeout? :)


18 posted on 04/01/2014 7:22:05 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Decrimminalize Tax Evasion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Clearly this is all Bush’s fault. I mean, who can’t see that? Also, racist!


19 posted on 04/01/2014 7:23:01 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m ignoring it.


20 posted on 04/01/2014 7:24:03 PM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I have not - I'm not a Bourbon aficionado, but I'll give it a shot if I can find it locally. Always looking to broaden my palate.



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

21 posted on 04/01/2014 7:25:38 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1<center> <table back969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m a Woodford girl, but lately I’ve become fond of Buffalo Trace. Matter of fact, I believe I’ll avail myself of a little right now. Pour some of that on your bad leg and tell the doctors to stuff their antibiotics!


22 posted on 04/01/2014 7:27:47 PM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The plans are crap. Window dressing. High deductibles and 50% copays on everything.


23 posted on 04/01/2014 7:29:02 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: 11th_VA

He was but he escaped. The Mods have sent out search parties, but so far he has successfully evaded them.

24 posted on 04/01/2014 7:30:56 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

I think you’ll like it. I was impressed several years ago when I got a bottle as a present.


25 posted on 04/01/2014 7:30:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: ottbmare

You need to try Bookers. Nectar of the gods.


26 posted on 04/01/2014 7:32:05 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The IRS is going to own everyone who isn’t in a protected class. It will be too expensive to have non minority families in 10 years. Christians of every color will be encouraged to abort. Moslems will own the ballot box in 15 years. How much writing on the wall does it take?


27 posted on 04/01/2014 7:32:19 PM PDT by x_plus_one (Islam Delenda Est)
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To: Organic Panic

I just cancelled my cable and told Barry to kiss my ***.


28 posted on 04/01/2014 7:33:03 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was retired on Medicare this year and was still carrying COBRA from my work because my wife is a couple of years younger and not eligible. I found a cheaper policy for my wife, signed up for it and got supplemental insurance for myself. This is probably 2 of the 7 million counts on ObamaCare.


29 posted on 04/01/2014 7:34:10 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: x_plus_one

A lot of people are pretending that it is not happening.


30 posted on 04/01/2014 7:36:43 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Organic Panic

Shut up and eat your peas. Cancel your cell phone plan, sell your car, get rid of cable TV, cancel your internet, so you can buy your Obamacare.

And don’t pay your mortgage or house payment...


31 posted on 04/01/2014 7:39:26 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Either we’ll kill you medically or we’ll starve you to death — The Party of Compassion


32 posted on 04/01/2014 7:44:18 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: SVTCobra03

Pappy’s...... Hands down the best on earth.....


33 posted on 04/01/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by Hogblog
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To: Organic Panic
Shut up and eat your peas. Cancel your cell phone plan, sell your car, get rid of cable TV, cancel your internet, so you can buy your Obamacare.

... And all because the media just CAN'T have the "first black president" look bad.

34 posted on 04/01/2014 7:51:25 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

[So why are New Yorkers concerned about going bankrupt due to Obamacare? ]

... um, because they trusted the lying fag?


35 posted on 04/01/2014 7:58:45 PM PDT by glock rocks (If you like your health plan, you're a racist !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

You ask: “Who is going to pay the fine?”

they just as soon you don’t. Then they can - it’s in the bill - put a lien on you property.

They already have their fingers hooked into the deed of any house that has any gov’t ‘aid’ attached. They aim to own every property they can - to facilitate an easier relocation of the population in accordance with their Agenda 21 map -

Surely y’all are aware of Agenda 21

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4B1POkJbdc


36 posted on 04/01/2014 8:06:37 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: Organic Panic

Sell your house and your possessions...then wander aimlessly on the streets. This is the only worthy way to praise the all-powerful Clown Prince nobama.


37 posted on 04/01/2014 8:08:26 PM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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“I’m ignoring it.”

Same here.
The WH—Barry, Val and Skeletor—can tell me how great it is until they leave office, and that can’t come too soon. The way I see it, I’m already housing and feeding a bunch of people I don’t know. I’ll be damned if I’m going to pay for their Viagra and abortions as well.
I say it’s spinach, and to hell with it.


38 posted on 04/01/2014 8:19:30 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: mylife

Everyone here saw it, but I imagine many in NY did not. Now, they get to pay the fiddler...and, go hungry.


39 posted on 04/01/2014 8:26:03 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Jane Long

It sucks ***.

It is like the world is hypnotized.


40 posted on 04/01/2014 8:32:49 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obamacare has freed them from food-lock!!


41 posted on 04/01/2014 8:34:05 PM PDT by uncitizen (Impeach the Communist Already!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rochester is Louise “Let’s Deem We have the Votes” Slaughters’ district. No mention of her constituents suffering from the local Gannett paper Democrat & Communist.


42 posted on 04/01/2014 8:35:00 PM PDT by printhead (Standard & Poor - Poor is the new standard.)
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To: Hogblog
Pappy’s...... Hands down the best on earth.....

Actually I agree, but it is almost impossible to find.

43 posted on 04/01/2014 8:35:28 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: jsanders2001

They can buy generic. And day old bread. Slightly wilted vegetables. Yeah, it’s all good.


44 posted on 04/01/2014 8:36:14 PM PDT by uncitizen (Impeach the Communist Already!)
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To: mylife

Hunger is a hard line motivator.


45 posted on 04/01/2014 8:37:12 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Harry Reid says all of these New Yorkers are lying.


46 posted on 04/01/2014 8:38:03 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: TADSLOS

I invented the Chef Boyadeee index right her 5 years ago.


47 posted on 04/01/2014 8:40:47 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

LOL. Time for a re-post. This Obamacare Misery Factor is going to make the Carter malaise look like a small bump in the road.


48 posted on 04/01/2014 8:46:19 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: TADSLOS

I can not seem to get people to wake up.
I have been screaming this for years. This is 1974 on steroids.


49 posted on 04/01/2014 8:51:35 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

New Yorkers ordered the sandwich; now they get to eat it. Vote for the collective, get the collective.


50 posted on 04/01/2014 8:53:49 PM PDT by lurk
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