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Most Americans unaware ObamaCare
launches next week, poll finds

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Sam Baker

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 9/28/2013 10:27:30 AM

Most Americans don´t know that ObamaCare´s new insurance marketplaces are set to open next week, according to a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation. In Kaiser´s latest tracking poll, 64 percent of respondents didn´t know when the law´s new insurance marketplaces open. Fifteen percent knew the correct date, Oct. 1, while another 20 percent chose specific but incorrect dates. (Snip) The poll found even less awareness of the new marketplaces among the uninsured Americans who stand to benefit most from the healthcare law. Among uninsured respondents, 74 percent did not know when the exchanges launch, compared with 12 percent


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lilo, 9/28/2013 10:35:08 AM     (No. 9540917)

After shamelessly promoting this travesty for 2 years, they still think the only reason we don´t want it is because we don´t understand it. No, they don´t understand the meaning of the word NO. A crap sandwich is still a crap sandwich no matter how much you promote, rename, and market it. And they think we´re the stupid ones.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: southron, 9/28/2013 10:35:27 AM     (No. 9540918)

The most serious trend of the decades since the 1960s has been "dumbing down" - what will it take to wake people up?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 9/28/2013 10:39:16 AM     (No. 9540927)

Starting next month all the women who elected Obama are going to get premium increases that are going to wreck their household budgets! They are going to be unhappy and..

When Mama´s not happy, ain´t nobody happy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: wilko, 9/28/2013 10:40:00 AM     (No. 9540929)

Khloe and Lamar are breaking up. That´s what´s important.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 9/28/2013 10:51:23 AM     (No. 9540958)

And that, my friends, is how you boil a frog...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 9/28/2013 10:56:30 AM     (No. 9540967)

No problem. NBC will make sure we all get up to speed on the greatest piece of legislation in American history by the end of the week, and people will come flocking to it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: southernboy, 9/28/2013 11:10:06 AM     (No. 9540991)

#3 “...Starting next month all the women who elected Obama are going to get premium increases that are going to wreck their household budgets! They are going to be unhappy and..”

And they will blame the Tea Party and the Republicans!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/28/2013 11:12:36 AM     (No. 9540995)

Cruz and Palin in 2016, I don´t care in what order. I just know these two will drive the Democrats crazier then they are right now and right the ship. Neither one of these two people will take anymore baloney from American Marxists. That is what they are, and their head Marxist is full of it. I´m mad as hell, and I´m not going to take it anymore!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: grampstosix, 9/28/2013 11:12:50 AM     (No. 9540996)

Maybe the reason a lot of people aren´t up to speed about what´s heading their way is because they´re so busy trying to find work or putting so much time and energy into the 2 or 3 part time jobs they have.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 9/28/2013 11:36:43 AM     (No. 9541033)

Yes #2, but lets not forget Political Correctness which prevents the attempt to open peoples eyes.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/28/2013 11:38:00 AM     (No. 9541034)

Most Americans have no idea what the "launch" of Obamacare means at all let alone what it means to them. And the news reporting that is all over the map is not helping. And that is probably because Obie himself doesn´t know WTH it means.

We all know it is BAD.

The annual material from our HMO arrived this week. I looked at that big envelope like it was a live grenade. But everything looked pretty much the same as last year with a few small copay increases on diagnostic tests and prescription drugs.

So. What next? Does anyone really know?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 9/28/2013 11:44:39 AM     (No. 9541039)

I know why; they are too busy texing each other.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kono, 9/28/2013 1:01:10 PM     (No. 9541132)

Rejecting the government in this new role, I have steadfastly ignored all the Obamacare argument since it got rammed through by Democrat authoritarianism.

The government IS NOT my keeper. Trying to take that role in my life squeezes me out of health care, entirely. Thanks to Obamacare, the country has one less person receiving health care from now on.

Obama, Reid, and Pelosi can all go have intimate amorous encounters with rabid wolverines as far as I´m concerned. Or they can ______ themselves. Either way is okay by me. (If they choose the latter, they might consult with Patrick Leahy for how-to tips.)

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 9/28/2013 1:05:44 PM     (No. 9541140)

A quote from the film "Gettysburg", describing the electorate that inflicted Barack Hussein Obanana on the nation not just once, but twice.
"So stupid they couldn´t pour pee out of a boot with instructions printed on the heel".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Dante, 9/28/2013 1:15:25 PM     (No. 9541156)

Obama voters will believe they can go to any medical facility in the country and demand to be treated for free.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bmw50, 9/28/2013 1:25:23 PM     (No. 9541167)

And I would wager that the higher percentage of idiots not knowing are Obama supporters.
Democrats have cultivated a culture of entitlements, subsidies and stupidity to get elected. In one way or another, they have purchased every vote they get by running up the national debt or by committing States to retirement packages they can´t pay.
It is no wonder Obama supporters have no clue when ObamaCare begins... why should they? They voted for a Dear Leader that promised them a life without work, responsibility or accountability, the Won who vowed to take care of them so they wouldn´t have to take care of themselves. They are useless idiots that are destroying America, but the Democrat Party loves them.
If Democrats couldn´t borrow money by adding to the national or state debt, they´d never get elected. And if Americans had any sense of liberty and freedom and loyalty to their nation, they wouldn´t have let themselves be so vulnerable and manipulated by such an evil party. But the media has also done a good job at making people brain dead.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 9/28/2013 1:30:35 PM     (No. 9541172)

We are literally awash in information about Obamacare, yet the majority is clueless. I´m guessing that millions won´t bother registering and will say ´´we ain´t never heard nuthin´ ´bout it´´

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 9/28/2013 1:51:38 PM     (No. 9541191)

Don´t bother me, ah´ma eatin´ mah pop-tarts. Go Obama! You go, girl!


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Reply 19 - Posted by: gone2pot, 9/28/2013 1:56:38 PM     (No. 9541197)

After a few months Americans will be stunned; most will feel totally unable to change a thing; most will go into a new apathy and acceptance; blame will be directed at the Tea Party, hurricanes, ice storms, W and the GOP by the media propagandandists (as usual); the GOP will be giddy with delight over the new political power capabilities along with the Dems who provided it, but with furrowed brows will act "concerned" while doing ZERO about any of it. The House will stay slightly Republican in 2014, the Senate will stay the same and Hillary will still be elected in 2016 while we continue to afterburn into debt and eventual national bankruptcy while the deception continues. Gosh, how do I know that?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Avogadra, 9/28/2013 2:45:51 PM     (No. 9541247)

They will remain in blissful ignorance until their 2014 income tax comes back with money due because they didn´t sign up for health insurance. At that point the excrement will hit the whirling device.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dalen, 9/28/2013 3:03:01 PM     (No. 9541270)

I am just sick of what just happened in the Senate and how the rino´s have behaved - I will certainly be contributing to anyone running against one of these spineless rino´s in the next election. How dare - how dare congress shove a bill thru congress (without reading it) and then have the audacity to force it on us (WE THE PEOPLE) and carve out exemptions for themselves - shameless - simply shameless - what happened to America?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: JediJerry, 9/28/2013 3:33:28 PM     (No. 9541291)

If you oppose Ohbombah Care, you are a heartless racist extortionist terrorist that holds a gun to the head of government and the president and are holding the American people hostage. Oh yes, it launches next week. What´s really launching is the collapse of the US economy, a spiraling out of control federal debt and an ever increasing amount of principle and interest that gets paid to the point of economic collapse and a bankrupt country. Fundamental transformation on an unimaginable scale. Most people polls find are unaware, can careless, and frankly my dear don´t give a g-damn either. We are so doomed. Meanwhile Daffy Duckbama demonizes Republicans kisses up to Iranian terrorists and plans his next round of golf and lavish vacations like no body´s business. Tee it up sir, you´re on ´er your honor.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: dr fate, 9/28/2013 3:42:32 PM     (No. 9541298)

Another thread on which I would love to have the white towel and Depends concession. With so much cynicism in some of you posters, I´m surprised you don´t run for congress.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: starboard, 9/28/2013 3:58:36 PM     (No. 9541312)

There are two schools of thought regarding the implementing of this nightmare onto the American people.
One is to try to delay the individual mandate for a year to try to fix it. The second is to let it move forward now. The first choice gives the Democrats cover for 2014 and is much too nice gesture to give them. The second gives the Republicans the edge to prove what a mess this law is. By this time next year, the common folk of this nation will have figured out they´ve been totally screwed by their government representative who voted for this.
Then there are those who say once something is in place we can never undo it. Well, they said that about us defeating the British too. Nothing is impossible when the people stand united for something.
I say bring on the train wreck and let the Democrats own it.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Starlady, 9/28/2013 4:53:08 PM     (No. 9541374)

I have three children all married and under the age of forty. Everybody has a full day at work. They all vote conservative. Two families have children who are school aged. They are busy. They don´t have time to stay informed. I have been making comments for two years about how Obamacare may effect their lifestyles, but just like everybody else they won´t pay attention until it changes their lives. I hope and pray it doesn´t, but I think the rates will shock them in the near future.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: owl, 9/28/2013 6:14:52 PM     (No. 9541453)

yes and # 7 no one, no one has ever heard of John Boner. The worthless has not stood in front of a mic since Fancy handed her club to him.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: melanie, 9/28/2013 7:43:11 PM     (No. 9541535)

#21: You would be correct to expect Obama supporters to wake up when they saw their 2014 federal income tax bill, except for the fact they don´t pay federal income tax.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/28/2013 9:45:22 PM     (No. 9541616)

Why not do the least expensive thing and send a pre-recorded message to Obama phone owners?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 9/29/2013 2:29:07 AM     (No. 9541741)

If that´s the case, where is the millions of dollars for advertising going ?

How many millions have been spent before October 1 ?

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38 Republican lawmakers put aside differences
for lawsuit challenging legality of Obamacare

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Washington Times, by Dave Boyer    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/22/2014 5:20:31 AM     Post Reply
Thirty-eight Republican lawmakers, including such unlikely bedfellows as John McCain of Arizona and Ted Cruz of Texas, have joined to support a lawsuit challenging the legality of the Affordable Care Act and accusing the president of repeatedly ignoring the law he signed for political reasons. The lawmakers have signed onto a legal brief in support of a lawsuit filed by Sen. Ron Johnson, the Wisconsin Republican who is asking a federal court to overturn Obamacare’s special treatment for members of Congress and their staffs. “The unlawful executive action at issue in this case is not an isolated incident,” the brief

The Five’s Beckel Rips Bolling
for Laughing at Climate Science:
‘You Are a Total, Complete Jerk!’

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Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/23/2014 8:29:47 AM     Post Reply
Today is Earth Day. Fox News’ The Five opened its show with a nearly 15 minute segment titled “Earth Day Hysteria.” The goal appeared to be to prove that scientists’ warnings about climate change are overblown and should be ignored if not outright mocked and co-host Eric Bolling was the ringleader of the effort. But he found an adversary in Bob Beckel, who challenged the status quo by presenting actual data on the rise of CO2 levels from NASA, of all places. But before Beckel got to his chart, Bolling took some time to “praise” President Barack Obama for what

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