For years now, Obamacare has been a bit of an abstraction, a law that would take effect in a few years–if the Supreme Court or a Republican president didn’t intervene. That ends now: Today marks 100 days until Oct. 1, millions can begin enrolling in the health care law’s insurance expansion. That also means it’s 100 days until the federal government must stand up health insurance marketplaces in dozens of states.This is the final sprint for the Obama administration and its allies. The White House has made a conscious decision to hold off on public outreach and education until
The house repubs could have cut funding for it, but they sold us out. They are toast in 2014, when the Dems retake the House and we see a few 3rd party candidates get elected. They will never recover from their complicity with zippy.
Can´t wait till they run Rubio in 2016 and he loses to whomever the Dems put up, even if is Howard Dean.
“If I’m uninsured and it’s October, I won’t be able to go anywhere without escaping a message,” John Gilbert, who leads Enroll America’s field operations, told supporters in a Thursday night presentation. “I turn on my TV and there’s an ad. I go on the Internet and there’s another ad. Someone shows up at my door to talk about it. I go to church and my pastor is talking about it.”
I need a new sign for my door--or I could just tack on "This includes Enroll America reps" to the No Soliciting sign.
Anyone want to bet that it starts in 100 days? There is no way the feds can have it ready. In about 90 days, I´m sure Witch Sebellius will announce that, so that it will be even BETTER, they are postponing the beginning a few more months.
FTA: I won’t be able to go anywhere without escaping a message.... I turn on my TV and there’s an ad. I go on the Internet and there’s another ad. Someone shows up at my door to talk about it. I go to church and my pastor is talking about it.
Sounds like North Korea, where the government blasts out its message 24/7 - always in your face.
I can´t find anything in secular media - but Geneva College, a Christian school, has been granted a temporary injunction. If you google "Geneva College HHS" you´ll find articles.
The injunction will last "until this court makes a full determination on the merits of the case or the U.S. Supreme Court or U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit renders a decision on the merits of this case or an adverse decision in a substantially similar case."
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Ken M., 6/23/2013 10:00:44 PM (No. 9390230)
Jeez -- we´re already overloaded and bombarded with obnoxious annoying ads on TV, billboards, everywhere. Now we´re gonna get even more. #16: refreshing to hear; that´s where I´m from (Beaver County, PA).
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