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November 1, 2013

President Barack Obama went before the nation on Wednesday, standing in Boston’s Faneuil Hall, to defend the nations health care law which is drawing a lot of heat as more people are finding out wha......

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Reason2Puke

Nov-01-13 8:07 AM

When writing the plan for Obamacare, the architects of that plan used the statistic of 40,000,000 Americans without health insurance, which meant to them that they had a natural market of 40,000,000 for their plan. MSN is reporting that 248 people signed up for Obamacare in "the first few days" of the rollout. That is .0000062% of the natural market.

A new market is also being created, as only the federal government can create, by the force of law eliminating existing coverage for upwards of 15,000,000 people. Many of these people will opt to go without coverage because they are finding the costs to be too high. The only way to enforce the penalty associated with not being covered is by seizing federal tax refunds. The vast majority of the uninsured and newly uninsured pay no federal income tax. Ooooops!

Maybe President Obama should have chosen to open a lemonade stand in front of the Whitehouse for his business education class project.

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Zorromcgee

Nov-01-13 10:03 AM

MT-you mean like republicans who say they want to protect freedom by taking away our rights? So because Obama does not have your ability to predict the future(still waiting for those powerball numbers)he committed a crime? Like bush did when he said "mission accomplished" about a war we are still fighting?

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JReader

Nov-01-13 10:08 AM

Those able to actually open up their accounts on day 1 of Obamacare utilizing the Federal Exchange web site = 6. Epic Fail.

"If you like your current insurance you can keep your current insurance." Epic Lie.

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tooold

Nov-01-13 10:19 AM

One of my problems is the fact that private businesses are going to have to pay for things they do not believe in. For example--Chick Filet and Hobby Lobby. This is not right. Our government is getting in everyone's life--they should work on the budget and taxes. 'lET'S PASS IT AND THEN READ IT.'

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Reason2Puke

Nov-01-13 4:58 PM

The website mess is a convenient distraction from the pig that this law is. The "experts" are now predicting that if implementation of the law is delayed, which it almost certainly will be, then private insurance rates will skyrocket. That will force even more individuals onto the "subsidized" plans, which quickly leads us to a single payer system.

This whole law was written to fast track our healthcare system into single payer. Everything about it stinks, and if you believe that the website issues are not a part of the plan, then I have some oceanfront property in Hanska to sell you.

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svensota

Nov-01-13 5:39 PM

Hey, a single payer health care system. That's a terrific idea, Puke! Wish I had thought of it first.

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Reason2Puke

Nov-01-13 6:05 PM

Go ahead and make a fool out of yourself by getting behind this, Svensota. I figured it was just a matter of time before you popped up to lend your support. For someone who was outraged by George W. Bush's "weapons of mass destruction" fantasy, I thought you would be outraged by this president and his obvious lies to get what he wants. I guess the end justifies the means, as long as you agree with the agenda. That is truly the way to run a country, and leadership at its finest.

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svensota

Nov-01-13 9:50 PM

Oh, settle down, Puke.

The ACA is just Phase One. Hillary will get a chance to tweak healthcare to perfection during Phase Two while you righties are self-destructing, all worried and dithering about the purity of your conservative "values".

To think, you are helping to make all this happen, Puke.

Thank you!

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Reason2Puke

Nov-01-13 10:16 PM

You can't handle the truth! Son, we live in a world that has laws. And those laws have to be created by political elites. Who's gonna do it? You, Zorromcgee. You, Svensota? President Obama has a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for the healthcare website and you curse the developers. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what President Obama knows: that the website crash, while tragic, probably saved Obamacare. And single payer, while grotesque and incomprehensible, makes a lot of coin for connected politicians. You don't want the truth. Because deep down, in places you don’t talk about at the B&L, you want to be cared for. You need to be cared for.

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Reason2Puke

Nov-01-13 10:17 PM

You use words like sub-standard, the greater good, and general welfare...you use these words as the backbone to a life spent defending progressivism. We use 'em as a punchline to mock you. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to men who rise and sleep under the blanket of the very tyranny our rulers provide, and never question the manner in which they provide it! I'd rather you just said thank you and went on your way like good little sheep. Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a ballot and vote conservative. Either way, I don't give a darn what you think everyone is entitled to!

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svensota

Nov-01-13 11:42 PM

Puke, you're an inspiration to all free men everywhere, stout-hearted men who drive Silverados, and shave with knives, and say things like, "Dag-nabbit" and "I don't give a darn." You use words like, "truth" and "tragic" and "tyranny" and, by-cracky, you mean it. You love real women with hard-core conservative values, and you hate the lazy left-wing pigs who won't get up at sunrise and eat a full breakfast and spit nails like you do. You weep when you think about the Founding Fathers (bless 'em) and you get all choked up at the thought of those who have gone before you: Barry Goldwater, Dan Quayle, Ross Perrot, Sarah the Babe, Ann Coulter, Bill O'Reilly, Howdy Doody, and Bugs Bunny...to name just a few.

Bless you. Bless everyone like you.

Bless JR, too.

(Whew! I do feel inspired!)

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IALAC1

Nov-02-13 10:17 AM

R2P: Your comment is great! I'm still chuckling!! I hope that one goes viral...

(only wish it weren't so true)

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middleclassworker

Nov-02-13 11:13 AM

Puke: "...Pick up a ballot and vote conservative..." You mean like the last conservative we had an opportunity to vote for? You may support a tax dodging, draft dodging man who made his living by outsourcing jobs and moving people from manufacturing jobs to welfare, but I just couldn't support that candidate. Thankfully, the majority of America agreed.

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Reason2Puke

Nov-02-13 11:22 AM

There was one?

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Avoice

Nov-02-13 11:36 AM

middleclass worker - check out the owner of the vacation place President Obama and his family vacationed at. First he was a bundler of campaign funds to the prez's re-election and is also a huge out sourcing of jobs in many of the companies he owns. So the accusation goes both ways.

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Integrity

Nov-02-13 12:53 PM

As the government continues to expand and regulate, and things don't get better for the middle class, at what point (and when) does one say: maybe this continual government expansion, spending, and regulation ISN'T benefitting the middle class? But, the politicians still say it is!! Where is the line in the sand?? Is there one? Or, maybe we'll just spend the next 30 years blaming private business for the inequalities that have, do, and always will exist in a free-market society. If one doesn't like the inequality, work to change it instead of waiting for someone to provide an easier path for you.

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svensota

Nov-02-13 4:39 PM

Maybe...

...the continual special tax loopholes for the 1%ers,

...and the ridiculous campaign donation laws,

...and the scorched-earth attitude of the right-wing toward sane economic policies,

...and the fanatical reduction of humane aid toward the less fortunate,

...might...just might, have something to do with the plight of the middle class.

Duh...the way to expand employment is to reduce Federal and state government spending.

Duh...the more people we put on unemployment the more we will reduce the deficit.

Duh...slashing support for the unfortunate will make them get off their lazy hinders.

But, singing "God Bless America" and reading Ayn Rand will make it all better.

I'm sure.

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Auntydem

Nov-02-13 8:34 PM

R2P - Nice rip-off of A Few Good Men. At least give Aaron Sorkin some credit.

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Reason2Puke

Nov-02-13 9:38 PM

It is called parody middleclassworker, look it up. Thank you for articulating the moral superiority of the left for us Svensota. I am truly humbled by the benevolence of those who you support.

Dumb and dumber have spoken, does anything else really need to be said?

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svensota

Nov-02-13 10:30 PM

It's also called plagiarism when a dolt takes an idea from another and tries to pass it off as his own.

Nice going, Puke.

Jessup would probably rip your head off if he knew a weenie like you was stealing his lines.

Try writing something original on the next thread.

You are now, officially...The Dumbest.

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svensota

Nov-03-13 11:09 AM

MIT: And, your post was...? Substantive? Persuasive? Made an actual argument?

As usual, you can't see your own hypocrisy.

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JReader

Nov-04-13 10:12 AM

The Unaffordable Care Act is Obama's Hurricane Katrina.

The only difference is instead one region being impacted it is our entire nation. And, instead of Michael Brown we have Kathleen Sebelius.

It is just another glowing example of how effective our bloated federal government operates.

What is truly hard to fathom is how progressives' "bigger is always better" mentality continues despite numerous and obvious failures of our federal government.

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Reason2Puke

Nov-04-13 7:03 PM

Plagiarism? You mean the type of "plagiarism" Saturday Night Live has been doing weekly for 38 years? (And I might add, very weakly for the past 15 or so). You mean "plagiarism" like the material that Carol Burnett built her career around?

To plagiarize that well known American philosopher, Bugs Bunny, What a maroon!

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Reason2Puke

Nov-04-13 7:13 PM

The activities of this president over the past 5 years make BlackfridayTeapotdomeWatergateIrancontraKeating5ReadmylipsRoselawfirmMonicalewinskyChinesecampaigncontributorsLewislibbyJackabramhoffWeaponsofmassdestruction

look like child's play.

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svensota

Nov-04-13 10:45 PM

.......................................

"I am not a crook."

Richard Milhous Nixon 1973

.......................................

I am not a plagiarist. I just rip off the ideas of others and pass them off as my own. No, really, I'm as good as Carol Burnett and I'm a highly knowledgable show biz critic, too. Really. I'm not kidding. Heh...heh. You believe me, don't you? Hey, don't you...?

Puke73

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Compare and contrast. Extra credit for the use of the word "turkey" in your analysis.

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