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ObamaCare blowin’ in the wind
New York Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:StormCnter, 12/14/2013 5:11:26 AM

Back in the 1960s, the rallying cry of the counterculture was coined by Timothy Leary: “Turn on, tune in, drop out.” Today America’s young are also rebelling against the establishment. But this time their target is ObamaCare, and their rallying cry is “Opt Out!” The battle is being fought across smart phones, social media and Internet sites by organizations such as Generation Opportunity, a self-described “free-thinking, liberty-loving, national organization of young people promoting the best of being American.” Generation Opportunity sponsors OptOut.org, where visitors can watch videos of a Creepy Uncle Sam trying to get unsuspecting

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/14/2013 5:46:14 AM     (No. 9653216)

Thank God,there´s at least some young people starting to rebel against Obama and the left generally.People are starting to see Obama´s policies are deal killer for future opportunity.The media would love to claim the only people opposing Obama are racist tea partiers.

I believe is was Mark Twain who said some variation of "you know the older I got the smarter my parents became."In other words,the folks harping about the right way to do things started making sense.

If this goes back as far as Twain,it means kids have always been rebellious,usually in their middle to late teens. Of course drugs were´t part of the problem back then and they really threaten today´s kids.

But anyway,there´s a lot of conservative parents who have rebellious teens right now but it´s not a new phenomena but these parents are a lot ore scared their kids will windup on the trash heap of life.

You have to beat values into a kid from the time they become cognitive of their surroundings.The values become embedded with the kid´s personality so even if they wander off the path later in life,these values can pull them out of the rut.

You had a black teacher(administrator) who blasted black girls in the school for dressing like ho´s and she got a big backlash but what she was saying took a lot of courage and she should get an award for it.the kids parents know they´re wrong for sending their kids to school dressed like this so they became defensive.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Toledo, 12/14/2013 6:54:21 AM     (No. 9653248)

Here´s their website. Get everyone you know to go there. Click it. Dig it. It´s the answer.

http://optout.org

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 12/14/2013 7:42:43 AM     (No. 9653280)

"Now, if the opt-out folks would only give us some good ObamaCare protest music."

Let´s start with an oldy, something like -- Whiter Shade of Pale.

Death panels all the way down.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lil dotty, 12/14/2013 7:44:34 AM     (No. 9653284)

Refreshing to see ´yutes´ who have brains and are putting them to use. After the live forums on tee vee the past months it was felt most of the ´yutes´ of a particular age were still on the stools and the local diner chewing the fat and ready to follow the lemmings. As Mulder would say ´Trust no one´



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Reply 5 - Posted by: raspberry, 12/14/2013 8:15:55 AM     (No. 9653315)

Are these the same people who elected him? Can they be trusted? Can they think? Did they finally see the light when something is eating at their guts? I have young family members I will never speak to again because they elected this traitor to America. How can I forgive them, trust them? Pray for America.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Toledo, 12/14/2013 8:25:36 AM     (No. 9653326)

These are NOT the same people who elected him. I´d get more specific but I don´t want to be called a racist.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: peterfleming, 12/14/2013 8:50:35 AM     (No. 9653368)

It´s time for Roger Aisles to put smart, questioning, young adults on Fox TV ! Get rid of the commie "plants"
Beckel, Juan, Colmes, and the RINO time wasters, Rove, Rubio, McCain. Tell Huckabee, Hannity, BOR, to wake up and spend time with smart kids knocking the crime of ObamaFraud. Create an ideological powerhouse !

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 12/14/2013 9:02:55 AM     (No. 9653389)

Check the site of Generation Opportunity. About 6.5 million ´likes´ so far. They´d make a great companion group to the older folks in the Tea Party. THAT would be a big effin deal, Mr. Biden.

You´ll know they´re legitimate when the knee pad wearers at NBC start to trash them. And with so many of them unemployed, they have nothing to fear from the IRS.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 12/14/2013 9:14:27 AM     (No. 9653401)

I watched the segment on FOX about the "Opt Out" movement and had to laugh.
This is the group that I call ´keggers´. You all know and if you watched they roam the campuses looking for kegs of beer to guzzle until they drop out from drunkenness.
They were swayed by the ´coolness´ of Obama and voted for him possibly twice. Obama supplied the keg, the music and gave them soaring speeches about his and their greatness.
They are the future although they look pretty immature and stupid to me. Now they all realize Obama has come to rob them. They haven´t earned a dime out of college and are deeper in debt more than I would ever be. It´s hangover time and it´s not pretty.
Obama, the one man wreaking ball, wasn´t looking at them as the future he was doing ´selfies´ of himself and counting the money he will take from them. Obama is going to impoverish an entire nation with a scheme that was never meant to work.
The ´Opt Out´ kids are wising up and just might be the fallout that Obama never planned on. Keg on brothers and sisters expand those Opt Out rallies!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/14/2013 9:27:54 AM     (No. 9653423)

And a little child shall lead them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/14/2013 9:49:03 AM     (No. 9653461)

#9, We watched that show too. I thought it was great. It looked like a kegger with college kids, drinking beer, having fun and saying Gov´t stay out of our health care.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/14/2013 9:56:35 AM     (No. 9653481)

#1, The last thing college kids want is for their Conservative parents proven right. Ha!

What I´ve done is tell our 1st yr college son, that I know by the time he graduates college, he will be a "crazy koolaid drinking college kid who thinks that the Gov´t has all of the answers". I´m using Reverse Psychology. Ha! He´s already endured "Diversity in America" and said it was all bs.
My master plan is working... Ha!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 12/14/2013 10:24:12 AM     (No. 9653535)

How is the leftist media going to attack "the children?"

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 12/14/2013 10:26:18 AM     (No. 9653538)

Reading this story , I felt the rheostat being turned up a notch on my 20 watt bulb. Weren´t we told that this administration had such a command of technology that no other political group would ever defeat them? It is ironic that their ineptness in setting up a simple , secure website could be their ultimate downfall.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: geronimo, 12/14/2013 11:26:49 AM     (No. 9653636)

Great post #1. "If this goes back as far as Twain,it means kids have always been rebellious,usually in their middle to late teens...(snip) a lot of conservative parents who have rebellious teens right now but it´s not a new phenomena..."

“Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.” Socrates 470 BC - 399 BC

FTA: "The battle is being fought across smart phones, social media and Internet sites by organizations such as Generation Opportunity..."

This brings me to #7´s suggestion that FOX, or indeed all the Old Media, recognize that these young people (who are getting older every day along with the rest of us) might respond more positively now if their opinions were sought out and they were not derided as "keggers" and "Obamabots". In fact if the Old Media has any intention of surviving, it might do well to remind itself that in just a decade or two - time does fly - these are the people who will be running things.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: Butch59, 12/14/2013 11:35:46 AM     (No. 9653654)

I receive an email from my sister-in-law with the following. It describes what is going to happen to those who attempt to opt out of Obozocare.

I have a preexisting condition (Type 1 Diabetes)
and my income base was 45K-55K annually.
I chose tier 2 "Silver Plan" and my
monthly premiums came out to $597.00 with $13,988 yearly
deductible!!!
There is NO POSSIBLE way that I can afford this
so I "opt-out" and chose to continue along with no
insurance.
I received an email tonight at 50 P.M.
Informing me that my fine would be $4,037 and could be
attached to my yearly income tax return. Then you make it to
the "REPERCUSSIONS PORTION" for
"non-payment" of yearly fine.
First, your drivers license will be suspended
until paid, and if you go 24 consecutive months with
"Non-Payment" and you happen to be a home owner,
you will have a federal tax lien placed on your home.
You can agree to give your bank information so
that they can easy "Automatically withdraw" your "penalties" weekly, bi-weekly or monthly! This by no means is "Free" or even "Affordable. Kinda sheds a lot of
light on all of the arming and beefing up of arms for all of
the domestic departments INCLUDING the IRS now doesn´t it?"

I knew about the "fines/taxes" to be imposed for non compliance, but I haven´t heard about the REPERCUSSIONS for opting out once you have signed up.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Arby, 12/14/2013 12:07:25 PM     (No. 9653697)

Go, kids! Do not let this government push you around and force you to do something against your will. Stand up. Power to the young people. Cast this mess on the ashheap of history and celebrate with a brewskie or two.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: billa, 12/14/2013 4:52:34 PM     (No. 9654037)

I am with #9 on this. Within the past 20 years, kids from all classes and races have been coddled either through over privilege or massive government entitlements where every one wins, every one has self-esteem and every one gets a A.

BS. Other than the super teckies, the overwhelming majority of students will not be able to get a job within the realm of their choice and be saddled with college debt that they will never be able to pay.

Since BO is not able to run again, he does not have to fulfill his 2012 camapaign promised to excuse student loans (that is why the morons voted for him a second time). Now that many have graduated, they are looking at among the highest unemployment rate in the population and overwhelming competition from foreigners who will do the work much cheaper in such industries as academics, science, tech, engineering and medicine. At my HMO, a huge number of docs are Asian, from China to India and earn half the salary of white private docs.

Besides, under Obamacare current docs are retitiring or quitting. Who is going to replace them? Certainly, not American grads from American med schools.



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Reply 19 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 12/14/2013 8:25:37 PM     (No. 9654182)

And yet who do you think carried out the fight for Independence --please don´t claim it was the older and afraid of the Government citizens.
Yes led by elders but did those elders stand and fight against all odds?
It was the sons and at times the daughters just like today.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: MirJoy, 12/15/2013 7:58:05 AM     (No. 9654508)

#7 - I think that is a great idea.

Glenn Beck has a younger round-table news show and they are very informed and it is fun to watch.

But a show of young smart college-age or just graduated kids who are getting smacked with the reality of what´s going on around them would be really good, and I am sure that there would be loads of applicants to pick from.

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President Barack Obama contended that the government did not “make a hard sell” for Obamacare, despite his administration spending nearly $700 million to promote the law. “We didn’t make a hard sell,” Obama said in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, praising the 7.1 million sign ups for the Affordable Care Act. “We didn’t have billions of dollars of commercials like some critics did.” However, last July the Associated Press reported that Obamacare’s marketing campaign would cost at least $684 million. Taxpayer funding went to all 50 states in efforts to encourage people to enroll, including nearly $28 million for the

Dem Rep.: ‘Members of Congress
Are Underpaid,’ Can’t Afford
to ‘Live Decently’

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Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
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Do you think members of Congress are overpaid or underpaid? Most likely you’d go with the former, but Democratic congressman Jim Moran argues it’s actually the latter. In an interview with CQ Roll Call, Moran says, “I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid.” The House recently took up a bill to freeze members’ paychecks, placing another halt on the annual cost-of-living pay increases they would normally get and keeping annual salary at $174,000. Moran believes that this is the wrong way to go, not necessarily talking about himself in particular, but saying there

   

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