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Media Hype 'Good' ObamaCare News, Bury The Bad
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 04/09/2014 | IBD Staff

Posted on 04/10/2014 4:52:30 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer

Bias: The media are cheering a survey that, they say, shows ObamaCare is working miracles. It shows nothing of the kind. Meanwhile, they're ignoring another report that finds ObamaCare-induced premium spikes.

'Millions More People Are Getting Health Insurance Because Of ObamaCare," screams a headline on the left-wing Huffington Post. Countless other major news outlets more or less echoed this line, calling it a big win for ObamaCare.

They and others are all talking about a Rand Corp. survey that, in fact, finds no such thing.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: healthcare; obamacare; obamacareenrollment; obamacarepremiums; premiums; uninsured

1 posted on 04/10/2014 4:52:30 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
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To: IBD editorial writer

The state-supported media is worthless as a watchdog for freedom, which was the purpose of Freedom of the Press. No one believes them, much as Soviet citizens believed nothing in Pravda.

We are blessed with the internet, so the Obamedia is irrelevant.

2 posted on 04/10/2014 5:01:24 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: IBD editorial writer

The only thing news organizations have to sell is credibility.

3 posted on 04/10/2014 5:11:03 AM PDT by GOPJ (When fascism comes it will come..with promises of a better world.The jackboots come later..-Shapiro)
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The “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010” is the most deceptively titled piece of legislation to come out of Washington since the “National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933”. Just as there was no “national industrial recovery” to be found in the New Deal legislation (found to be unconstitutional at the time), there is neither patient protection nor affordability to be found in the Obamacare monstrosity that was passed, unread and with no demonstrated need for its implementation. The vast majority of Americans, in 2009, were perfectly satisfied with their medical insurance coverage, and the gaps in coverage at that time were much more easily to be filled by other means than this cumbersome and almost impossibly difficult-to-administer travesty of a law.

Sure, now it is the “law of the land”. But so was Prohibition, once. And wasn’t that repealed?

Only after it had wreaked unimaginable damage upon the respect for the law, and literally millions of lives had been distorted or twisted beyond redemption.

Incidentally, it may be noted that the possession and use of marijuana is still a federal crime, where is the respect for THAT law?

4 posted on 04/10/2014 5:11:05 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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when a few million people lost their insurance.. the left crowed ... but that was only a few million people!

when a few million people signed up for Obamacare.. the left shouted from the rooftops... MILLIONS SIGNED UP FOR OBAMACARE!!!!

um... which is it? does what happens to a few million people matter or doesn't it?

5 posted on 04/10/2014 5:13:26 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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According to Rand Corp. only 838,000 have actually paid their premium. A far far cry from the 7.1 mil obama claims.

The liar in chief strikes again with yet another whopper.

6 posted on 04/10/2014 6:10:35 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (God is not the author of confusion. 1 Cor 13: 33)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Yeah, it’s like when they claim Obama inherited mistakes, but Clinton somehow didn’t inherit the benefits of his GOP predecessor’s planned economic growth policies....

“Facts,” as you like them.....

7 posted on 04/10/2014 4:44:09 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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8 posted on 04/10/2014 4:45:47 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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The media is so stupid that they don’t realize that they’re just adding insult to injury.

9 posted on 04/10/2014 4:47:01 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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