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Nancy Pelosi Shocked at Obamacare
Outrage: I’ve Never Met Anyone Who
Liked Their Insurance Plan

Mediaite, by Noah Rothman

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/17/2013 10:50:03 AM

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has entered the final, mortifying stage of denial where one flails feebly about in the desperate search for an argument that might generate some traction. The spectacular collapse of Democratic standing in public opinion polls has prompted Democrats to voluntarily chip away at the very financial foundation of the Affordable Care Act – a prospect that any pundit would have deemed unthinkable just three weeks ago. Democrats are terrified, but Pelosi, an old pro, never wants to let them see her sweat. To that end, during a press conference with her fellow Democratic leaders

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 11/17/2013 10:56:00 AM     (No. 9617429)

She doesn´t get out much, does she...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4freedom, 11/17/2013 10:56:47 AM     (No. 9617431)

Yup this definitely confirms it, she´s not of this planet.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 11/17/2013 11:03:04 AM     (No. 9617436)

Statements by this woman and at times, Joe Biden make me wonder what world these people live in. Obviously, they are so out of touch with the rest of America. They are a terrific argument for Term limits for politicians.

Nancy Pelosi, could well be the perfect Poster Child for "Stupidity."
Actually, what it speaks, is volumes for the Gross Stupidity of the San Francisco Electorate.
Maybe, it is the only way to get her out of their Town?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ben Around, 11/17/2013 11:13:33 AM     (No. 9617456)

Remember folks. she is from calif.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oh-heck, 11/17/2013 11:22:29 AM     (No. 9617471)

We had a system in which if you were sick you got treated. 85% had some sort of insurance. 10 million were eligible for Medicaid and could sign up at the hospital when they got sick. 10 million had the money but didn´t think insurance was a good deal for them. After 3 years, only 100,000 people with no insurance and preexisting conditions signed up for PCIP. But fear not, they still blew the entire 5 billion in Obamacare. This was solely about government power.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jt26, 11/17/2013 11:24:51 AM     (No. 9617475)

She is a prefect specimen to represent Sodomy Cisco.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 11/17/2013 11:28:22 AM     (No. 9617478)

And I am shocked that with your ignorance so willingly on display every week, that you haven´t been put out to pasture by your voters long ago. But then I remember who votes for you and I am no longer shocked.

Does anyone else ever wonder how much tourist money she is costing California by the constant show of stupid? As long as she is the face of Cali, I sure don´t want to go there.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: msctex1, 11/17/2013 11:35:39 AM     (No. 9617483)

If nothing else, when this is over, for a generation or two whenever Government overreaches, we will be able to say, "Remember what they did to the best Health Care system in the world."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Doctor P, 11/17/2013 11:36:45 AM     (No. 9617486)

Sounds like Pauline Kael who was shocked that Nixon won as none of her friends voted for him

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 11/17/2013 11:39:34 AM     (No. 9617491)

Nancy...You need a proctologist to dislodge your head.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/17/2013 11:48:21 AM     (No. 9617504)

Democrats love to coerce other people to do what they like. I would like democrats to wear sacks over their heads.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: southernboy, 11/17/2013 11:49:28 AM     (No. 9617505)

And yet, in reading the comments at the bottom of the article, It’s amazing how low the ‘conversation’ can go. It reads like the squabbling of eight year olds! She’s not the only dumb one! She’s re-elected every time. Of course her ‘district’ is the waterfront area of San Francisco. Amazing how few liberal idiots it takes to field a first- class jerk to Washington.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: shalimar, 11/17/2013 12:05:11 PM     (No. 9617524)

What BS. I´ll bet her staff members not only like but LOVE the plans they have been using through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 11/17/2013 12:27:57 PM     (No. 9617550)

No One? Really? Everyday she is hip-deep surrounded by colleagues who, like herself, has THE BEST - FREE health insurance that we taxpayers can buy for them. And I´m hearing plenty of stories about folks who DID like their now-gone insurance. It could be that some folks have unreasonable expectations about what insurance can do - and fail to grasp how insurance works (it´s a risk based operation relying on taking in more money than it pays out). In Nancy´s case - I think she is simply lying to get what she wants. Just like her boss.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDC, 11/17/2013 12:31:40 PM     (No. 9617558)

Of course, they will like a plan more that is more expensive, limits medical choices, and increases out of pocket expenses?

I guess she´ll be even more shocked.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/17/2013 12:35:14 PM     (No. 9617564)

Barack´s implicit argument is that those who
purchase individual health insurance policies are too stupid to know that they have substandard, lousy coverage.\
Nancy is a dope.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: franq, 11/17/2013 12:40:06 PM     (No. 9617570)

I´ve never met anyone who likes Nancy Pelosi.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: spahrkl, 11/17/2013 12:40:06 PM     (No. 9617569)


well, they should lead by example.

She said she has not met anyone who likes their health care. That means her fellow Senators/fellow Obama supporters. Well, drop your current health care and join us.
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She is the wicked grandmother from the WEST.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mws50, 11/17/2013 12:57:37 PM     (No. 9617595)

#14 beat me to it... Has she ever met any of her 434 co-workers?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/17/2013 1:02:06 PM     (No. 9617604)

It will be interesting to see what happens when all of her constituents who have HIV or AIDS lose their insurance so that they can pay for pediatric dental care for a welfare queen´s numerous fatherless kids.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/17/2013 1:03:22 PM     (No. 9617608)

“Did I ever tell my constituents that if they like their plan they could keep it?” Pelosi later asked. “I would have if I’d ever met anybody who liked his or her plan, but that was not my experience.”

What about all those people who got waivers?

What about all government employees?

What about all elected officials?

What about Obama and family?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero, 11/17/2013 1:36:07 PM     (No. 9617657)

#4, she is from Mars through California. She is passed gas in an environment of constantly shifting high winds.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hybernicus, 11/17/2013 1:37:00 PM     (No. 9617660)

I think her real stupidity is that we would believe the far fetched statements that she makes to deceive us.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: wsdiego, 11/17/2013 2:09:12 PM     (No. 9617708)

Well old pinch face they don´t like this one!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 11/17/2013 2:10:59 PM     (No. 9617711)

She is a self serving human being and a despicable individual.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 11/17/2013 2:32:37 PM     (No. 9617726)

She has a chronic condition ,she is FOS.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Hadjipoo, 11/17/2013 2:41:46 PM     (No. 9617744)

Haven´t read the bill YET, eh Nancy?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: MickTurn, 11/17/2013 2:44:29 PM     (No. 9617749)

There are many things that need to be fixed in the healthcare/Insurance industry but forcing people to buy very expensive plans to finance Lib dreams (for buying votes) IS NOT one of them!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/17/2013 3:29:17 PM     (No. 9617801)

I bet she never met anyone who voted for Reagan either.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Wizard of IS, 11/17/2013 4:53:25 PM     (No. 9617888)

One of the columnists today referred to her as the Democrat Party´s own Norma Desmond. Which is to say a delusional old has been. Classic!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: thewarden, 11/17/2013 5:15:58 PM     (No. 9617919)

She is not a Californian! I am born and raised here and will not leave--she is a carpetbagging fool.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/17/2013 11:45:37 PM     (No. 9618164)

The one and only think Zippy ever said that I agreed with was "Washington lives in a bubble" Here´s your proof.

I can assure you Nancy, that a paraplegic that received a $16,000 electric wheelchair paid for by his insurance company, loved them.

You don´t know jack.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 11/17/2013 11:47:57 PM     (No. 9618165)

Sorry for typo, that was "thing" not think.


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Reply 34 - Posted by: radrelic, 11/19/2013 12:08:02 AM     (No. 9619636)

Aunt Nasty P was lying and playing obstructionist to GWB 2 years before obama got into office. The lying and keeping GOP agenda from ever being considered-brought to a vote.


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At a press conference to push legislation to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) criticized industrialists David and Charles Koch, calling them “shadow billionaires” who use their wealth to “rig our political system.” Reid’s sharp comments come on a day when the Wall Street Journal published a commentary written by Charles Koch, in which he described the brothers’ decision to get involved in politics to preserve the individual freedom and free markets that he said are the pillars of the American republic. “These two men are a pair of shadow billionaires spending


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