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Fact-Checking Obama on Health Care
National Review, by Patrick Brennan

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Posted By:Write2Right, 10/2/2013 8:24:49 AM

Never one to let anything speak for itself, the president made his case for the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, the day its exchanges launched. To listen to his speech, the health-care law has fixed the U.S. economy, will save tens of thousands of lives, and has solved the U.S.’s long-term debt problem. Needless to say, none of these things are true. He began with a sort of Clintonian random factoid he said he’d heard the other day: that people who get cancer and have health insurance are 70 percent more likely to be alive after five years than people who

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 10/2/2013 8:54:40 AM     (No. 9546047)

When doctors are ´allowed´ to only make so many cancer diagnoses per year, of course the cancer rate will fall...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: alecto2, 10/2/2013 9:32:07 AM     (No. 9546097)

His lips were moving - nuff said.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Really?, 10/2/2013 10:05:21 AM     (No. 9546153)

With regard to manufacturing and the gains cited...Obama gave an exemption to many of them in addition to the suspension (delay) of the Employer Mandate.

Here´s the real issue...rates are going through the roof AND MOST of the general population has no idea what is in this law.

Many of them think that Health Insurance through the exchanges will be free.

Wait until reality sinks in....then show me the poll numbers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mathman, 10/2/2013 10:51:56 AM     (No. 9546252)

You want facts? Here´s a fact. According to the constitution, the Federal Government has no role to play in providing health insurance. Check the document if you doubt me.
Here´s another fact. Our Founding Fathers considered the tasks a national government could do and the tasks a national government could not do. They had thousands of years of documentation on this subject. They came to the conclusion that only the enumerated powers in the Constitution COULD be fulfilled by a national government. They were correct.
Here´s another fact. Governments cannot provide services. There is no positive feedback in place to make sure services are provided. Government serves only itself. See the history of any country with Government services: like our Amtrak, our Post Office, our Veterans Affairs, our Medicare, our Agriculture, our disability, all Government service programs fail under corruption and ineptitude.

The fact is that The Unaffordable Uncaring Act (Obama Doesn´t Care) fails to provide any of the promised benefits, with an unimaginable cost.

Ask any supporter to provide a single instance of a Government service which has succeeded!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: peterfleming, 10/2/2013 11:29:20 AM     (No. 9546346)

FACE the REAL FACTS ! We are now entering into the slavery of Communism. Any question?
Virtual bodily and psychological obedience
to the State is now in place, backed by IRS
police state enforcement, Acorn, unions and all the other communist conspirator robot comrades, conspiring with the imposter puppet dictator in the White House, including master puppeteer George Soros, vote fraudster AG Holder, crazed Puglosi, comrade V Jaret, enemy collaborators Boehner Canter McCain, all of commie driven Congress, tiny voiced monster Reid, the entire old media news actors, they´re all in it together, to defeat and control America.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/2/2013 2:44:59 PM     (No. 9546716)

If blood is flowing through zippy´s veins, he´s lying. Every second of his entire life has been a lie and nothing will change. He´ll even try to lie to God when he stands before him on his own judgement day.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 10/2/2013 5:45:28 PM     (No. 9546981)

There was a very good reason why honorable men used to resort to dueling when questions of honor and HONESTY were at stake. Bold faced lying appears to have become just a legal art-form. Just the tricks of the trade for a Progressive. The sheer mendacity of this little man is horrifying.
Worse is the cadre of equally malicious Democratic ´leaders´.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nevernaught, 10/2/2013 9:29:33 PM     (No. 9547319)

I wonder if those people speaking 150 languages can do it without Tele-prompters. I doubt that!

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