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Obama May Want To Put Cork Back In Champagne Bottle After He Sees These ObamaCare Numbers
IJReview ^ | April 2, 2014 | Mike Miller

Posted on 04/02/2014 2:37:04 PM PDT by NYer

Now that Obama has taken a victory lap and popped the champagne cork over hitting the ObamaCare enrollment goal, it looks as if it might be time to put the cork back in the bottle.

Results of a RAND Corporation study suggest that barely 858,000 previously uninsured Americans – nowhere near 7.1 million, as claimed by Obama – had paid for new policies and joined the ranks of the insured by the Monday night deadline. The study also indicates that only one-third of exchange sign-ups were previously uninsured.

Yes, millions of enrollees were previously insured, including those who lost coverage when their existing policies were cancelled because they didn’t meet ObamaCare’s minimum requirements.

Still, Obama claimed that “millions of people who have health insurance would not have it”‘ without ObamaCare. The numbers simply do not support that claim.

Moreover, he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to take a shot at Republicans “who have based their entire political agenda on repealing it.” Obama also thanked Democrats, who passed the “Affordable” Care Act without a single Republican vote.

“‘We could not have done it without them, and they should be proud of what they’ve done.”

Yeah, they’re proud as punch, Mr. President. We’ll see how proud they are as they run away from ObamaCare as fast as they can during this year’s campaign season.

By the way, in addition to subtracting the number of those who have applied for ObamaCare but not paid for it from the 7.1 million number the White House touts, there are Medicaid adjustments to be made to Obama’s fuzzy math as well.

So, while the White House will most certainly continue to pat itself on the back for a “job well done,” the only “job” is the snow job being perpetrated on the American public.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; democratcare; donkeycare; jackasscare; obama; obamacare; obamalies; zerocare

1 posted on 04/02/2014 2:37:04 PM PDT by NYer
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To: GreyFriar

Ping!


2 posted on 04/02/2014 2:37:24 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer

That Picture , LOL , would believe anything those 2 fools tell you ? Would you buy anything those 2 were selling ?


3 posted on 04/02/2014 2:38:54 PM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: NYer

or put it somewhere else


4 posted on 04/02/2014 2:39:03 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: NYer

When it becomes clear how many Americans were bankrupted
and murdered by ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE, BOTH Romney
and Obama will break open their champagne for their
missions accomplished.


5 posted on 04/02/2014 2:39:13 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: NYer

I certainly wish 0bama would put a cork in it.


6 posted on 04/02/2014 2:39:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: NYer

You mean we raised the Mission Accomplished banner too soon?
Just keep feeding them lies! It almost always works with the vast majority.


7 posted on 04/02/2014 2:40:10 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: NYer

Interesting. He said he needed at least 7.1 million on the 31st of March and the MSM reports that 7.1 million have enrolled. Coincidence? But weren’t there 40 million uninsured the MSM was yelling about before? Where’s the rest of them? I like what Fallon said: You make a mandated and rejoice that it was followed.


8 posted on 04/02/2014 2:40:17 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: NYer
The numbers simply do not support that claim.

As long as the MSM continues to lie and obfuscate, they do.

9 posted on 04/02/2014 2:41:15 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: NYer

As Mark Levin said yesterday, even if the 7.1 million number of people enrolling in 0bamacare is correct, 6.2 million health insurance policies were cancelled because of 0bamacare. 7.1 million minus 6.2 million is 900,000.


10 posted on 04/02/2014 2:44:44 PM PDT by forgotten man
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To: forgotten man

This would be like if the Twins giving away 80% of their tickets WITH vouchers for free beer,filling up HALF the stadium , and then bragging they’ve sold out AND set a new attendance record.


11 posted on 04/02/2014 2:50:44 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: NYer

I doubt obammy will put the cork back in. You see, obammy and his merry band of court jesters live in an alternate universe full of unicorns and rainbows. They will never believe their made up numbers are false.


12 posted on 04/02/2014 2:53:30 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: NYer
Millions who had quasi affordable Health Care no do not.

Thanks Bammy.

13 posted on 04/02/2014 2:56:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: SkyDancer
He said he needed at least 7.1 million on the 31st of March and the MSM reports that 7.1 million have enrolled. Coincidence? But weren’t there 40 million uninsured the MSM was yelling about before?

Bingo! Rush Limbaugh addressed that today ...

Obamacare was supposed to insure 40, 43, whatever number millions of people who didn't have insurance. That's what Obamacare was supposed to do. Obamacare wasn't supposed to sign up seven million people. Signing up seven million people's chump change, irrelevant, it's embarrassingly insignificant. And yet they're all throwing themselves a party there in the Rose Garden. They're deluding themselves. I mean, you take the most rosy figures, they've only insured about six million, and I don't even think that's an accurate number. They don't even really know. But we'll give 'em benefit of doubt. They've insured six million, 4.5 million of 'em are Medicaid, that's not Obamacare.

So the mission was to insure 43 million uninsured, and they've got seven million signed up on a day dictated by law. They're actually celebrating people complying with the law as though this is some great sales job or massive job of great persuasion by Obama. Is it 47? The AP today are saying 47 million uninsured. "Status Update as Health Law Marks a Milestone." See? There you go. What milestone? We got 47 million uninsured! The number is growing after three years of Obamacare. Well, three years since passage. They're deluding themselves. They're again creating and living in a false reality. And they end up believing it, folks.

FULL TEXT

14 posted on 04/02/2014 2:56:47 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer
Millions who had quasi affordable Health Care now do not.

Thanks Bammy.

15 posted on 04/02/2014 2:57:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: molson209

Presidunce & Vice Presidunce !!


16 posted on 04/02/2014 3:00:52 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: NYer

Don’t get Rush down here unless I’m up at 3am and that’s only on a party night LOL!


17 posted on 04/02/2014 3:00:55 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: NYer

He was ordered by his handlers to say Obamacare is settled science.


18 posted on 04/02/2014 3:01:59 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: NYer
Karl Rove says don't confuse the voters with the facts!

Republicans need Amnesty to win big in Nov.

19 posted on 04/02/2014 3:04:26 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: NYer

It doesn’t matter how many people are intimidated by fear of the irs into signing up

It is an abomination and needs to be repealed


20 posted on 04/02/2014 3:07:15 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Goodness...what malignant fools! Does anyone believe anything that these duplicitous fools spew?


21 posted on 04/02/2014 3:09:15 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: NYer
Paging Joe Wilson.


22 posted on 04/02/2014 3:09:20 PM PDT by McGruff (prop.a.gan.da - information of a biased or misleading nature)
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To: NYer

The DEBATE is OVER! Al Gore’s hockeystick got nothin on Barry. Barry is the true statistician. He can just say any number and it magically shows up on TV. Simply Amazing!


23 posted on 04/02/2014 3:15:55 PM PDT by rwoodward ("god, guns and more ammo")
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To: hal ogen

“Does anyone believe anything that these duplicitous fools spew?”

About 50% believe it, and that’s all it takes.
Just look at how easily these dismal numbers were spun into a victory celebration for B0 Soebarkah.
They will be relentlessly spinning before the election.


24 posted on 04/02/2014 3:25:10 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: Zuse

Factor-out the voter fraud and I’d bet is is more like 30% (see NC recent developments).


25 posted on 04/02/2014 3:27:37 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: NYer

I was told (on another thread) that even though the lowest payers who have incomes below the poverty level still get policies with deductibles over $2,500 they don’t have to pay anything for abortions, birth control, colonoscopies and more. Does anyone know how this works?


26 posted on 04/02/2014 3:38:20 PM PDT by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: SkyDancer
Don’t get Rush down here unless I’m up at 3am and that’s only on a party night LOL!

You're online ... so is Rush! You can read the transcripts at his web site or follow his podcasts.

27 posted on 04/02/2014 3:43:29 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: molson209

858,000? so your saying he lied!.........again


28 posted on 04/02/2014 3:55:48 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (Im missing a jumbo jet with 235 passengers has anyone seen it?)
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To: NYer

Does anybody have a rough idea how much government spent signing up all those people? It would be interesting to find out the cost per “new” subscriber.


29 posted on 04/02/2014 4:15:54 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: NYer

I do at times.


30 posted on 04/02/2014 4:19:38 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: Baynative
I was told (on another thread) that even though the lowest payers who have incomes below the poverty level still get policies with deductibles over $2,500 they don’t have to pay anything for abortions, birth control, colonoscopies and more. Does anyone know how this works?

According to Nancy Pelosi, "we won't know until the law is passed". The only person who has read the bill , is is Betsy McCaughey. I would suggest you begin with her web site.

31 posted on 04/02/2014 4:21:43 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: NYer
Obama also thanked Democrats, who passed the “Affordable” Care Act without a single Republican vote.?

Arlen Specter wasn't a real repulbican anyway.
32 posted on 04/02/2014 4:29:19 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ----> Fredo smart)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks NYer.

> Results of a RAND Corporation study suggest that barely 858,000 previously uninsured Americans – nowhere near 7.1 million, as claimed by Obama – had paid for new policies and joined the ranks of the insured by the Monday night deadline. The study also indicates that only one-third of exchange sign-ups were previously uninsured.


33 posted on 04/02/2014 8:40:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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