Filed under: Barking Moonbats, Obama Economy, Our Dear Leader, Politics
A self-described Obamacare “cheerleader” is upset that she actually has to pay for health care.
“I’ve been a cheerleader for the Affordable Care Act since I heard about it and I assumed that it was designed for people in my situation,” she told KOIN. “I was planning on using the Affordable Care Act and I had done the online calculator in advance to make sure I was going to be able to afford it.”
Her husband works for a non-profit organization that pays for his health care, but the couple is unable to afford to have her and their son covered under his plan. And she’s been told their combined income is too much to qualify for a subsidized health care plan under Cover Oregon.
“It wasn’t until I started the process and got an agent that I started hearing from them I wasn’t going to qualify for subsidies because I qualify on my husband’s insurance,” she told KOIN.
Mr Green sums up this tale of angst and woe:
In other words, Miss Anonymous supported ObamaCare when she thought you were going to pay for it.
Scratch a prog, find a greedy, grubby thief.
One of the comments to the post gets to the heart of the matter:
…the article says the combined income disqualified them from subsidies (in addition to her being eligible for her husband’s plan, I assume). I believe that’s over $94,200. Cost of living aside, that’s decent money.
Now here’s what happened: Husband previously insured everyone on his plan. Obamacare came along and they decided they would drop the wife and child from his policy during open enrollment. The expectation was that, according to the online calculator, they’d be able to get insured free or close to free. This saving the family ~$125 a month. So he dropped them with the expectation that they would have coverage on January 1. Unfortunately for them, the agent actually appeared to do his job and confirmed that their income was too high and she had qualified for her husband’s plan. Now it’s too late to add them back to his policy.
Basically, it’s not that they CAN’T afford it, it’s that they don’t WANT to pay for it – at our expense. I feel sorry for the child. It has to be raised by a couple on unprincipled degenerates.
Filed under: Culture of Corruption, Our Dear Leader, Politics
It was clear that our Dear Leader‘s signature program was a Charlie Fox of epic proportions from the start, but Team Obama seems Hell Bent to take incompetence to even higher levels than they have in the past.
If they were just corrupt, they could have faked it, but these idiots are corrupt and incompetent! To be fair, the system is working as well as one would expect with a corrupt community organizer with communist leanings, who never worked a real job in his entire life, running the system.
Filed under: Barking Moonbats, Our Dear Leader, Politics
Well, to be fair, Obamacare is running as smoothly as expected with a “community organizer” with no actual real world, let alone executive, experience running the bloody thing.
Let’s review some of the highlights. Including many predictable ones. The fact that users would be handing their private, personal information, including their social security number and financial data, to “navigators” that were not subject to any sort of background checks, was a legitimate cause of concern. Of course the Obama cultists said those rational and reasonable people were “racists.” The result? Well, to start, those official Obamacare navigators advised callers to commit fraud.
Fortunately for those stuck with implementing our Dear Leader’s socialist nightmare, government Obamacare officials are not held to the same standard the government holds private companies.
Students at Bowie College, who are mostly black, are dismayed that their $600 a year health insurance is being cancelled by Obamacare, and being replaced by $3000 a year Obamacare policies.
Most of these students admit they voted for Obama. They probably had harsh words for anyone who actually read the ACA and spoke the truth about it.
I have to say, this is a fairly delicious bit of schadenfreude. Especially since it has been known since 2009 that Obama’s often repeated promise that “you can keep your health insurance” was a lie.
Update: A cancer patient, who liked his insurance, but lost it because of Obamacare, is being subjected to a deep, probing audit by the IRS. Given our Dear Leader‘s history of attacking whistle blowers, and using the IRS to attack those who question his reign, this is hardly a surprise.
Filed under: Barking Moonbats, Media Bias, Our Dear Leader, Politics
“The plan, this thing is going to work, it’s going to be extremely popular, and it’s going to wreak havoc with conservative ideology.”
– Far Left Wing Extremist Paul Krugman, getting it completely and utterly wrong in his July 2013 NY Times article, Obamacare is the Right’s Worst Nightmare
Filed under: Barking Moonbats, Culture of Corruption, Media Bias, Our Dear Leader, Politics
First off, the reality of the so-called “Affordable Care Act” being a Charlie Fox of epic proportions is not new. This was clearly evident from the beginning. I posted a detailed lists of problems back July, 2009. In early 2011, I listed over 20 new taxes created by Obamacare.
The shock that young people, who voted for our Dear Leader in droves, are experiencing with their old policies being canceled, being replaced by much more expensive ones, is not new news. I posted about it back in September 2009.
The real reason Obama insists upon making the young and healthy buy insurance they don’t want is not the relatively minor free rider problem but the potentially ruinous adverse selection problem: The most expensive patients are the ones who are most likely to sign up for coverage. To keep the official 10-year price tag of his plan below that magical $1 trillion threshold, he needs to balance sick people who rack up big bills with healthy people who pay for insurance but don’t use it. Instead of acknowledging this reality, Obama portrays the healthy uninsured as irresponsible leeches.
Yup, here is a dose of reality for all those idealistic young folks who voted for Obama without a real clue of what he was actually planning, he just views you as a money source he can leech off to support his socialist policies.
Welcome to the farm, Coppertop.
Filed under: Culture of Corruption, Media Bias, Our Dear Leader, Politics
HealthCare.gov Users Warn of Security Risk, Breach of Privacy Golly, Obamacare is a poor designed fiasco of a web site. No surprise there.
There’s an awful lot of middle-class sticker shock going on with these insurance cancellations… If you have been listening to the NPR coverage, where they are setting new records for extreme spinning for our Dear Leader, those premiums are only increasing “slightly” and those who complain about it are “whiners.” If you want to see some of those price hikes, check out MyCancellation.com.
The leftists over at Politico admit that the so-called “mainstream media” ignored Conservatives’ warnings about Obamacare for years, and that those warnings were 100% accurate. Poor Richard’s News sums it up nicely: “ The mainstream media willingly ignores the truth in favor of spoon feeding the American people talking points directly from the White House.”
No surprise here, the NY Times denies that Obama lied repeatedly to the American people.
Filed under: Barking Moonbats, economy, Our Dear Leader, Politics
Haven’t heard much about the “occupooper” movement lately, besides this: DNA found at Occupy protest linked to Sarah Fox murder
That list is missing one major instance of Obama off shoring American jobs. Remember that America is paying Russia to get our Astronauts to the ISS, because Obama killed the manned spaceflight program at NASA.
The Obama campaign, including the DNC’s so-called “spokesperson” Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, continues to repeat the lie about Gov. Romney “pioneering” off shoring. Yes, lie. The Washington Post Fact Checker gave the Obama Campaign “Four Pinocchios” , their highest rating for blatant lies, or as they put it “Whoppers.” This raises the question of why does the Obama campaign have to lie about their opponents record instead of running on Obama’s record?
Let us review the latest unemployment figures, which Barack Obama calls “a step in the right direction”:
The “official” unemployment rate: 8.2%
Hispanic unemployment rate: 11%
Black unemployment rate: 14.4%
Real Unemployment rate: 14.9%
Filed under: Barking Moonbats, Obamaspeak, Our Dear Leader, Politics, Video
Obama’s Chief of Staff tries to weasel, but Chris Wallace commits actual journalism and provides actual facts, to which our Dear Leader‘s CoS continually denies and repeats the same lies.
The Obama regime SG argued to the Supreme Court that Obamacare is a tax, the Supreme Court ruled that the only way it passed Constitutional muster was under the government’s ability to tax. They were very clear that it was not Constitutional under the Commerce Clause or under the “promote the general welfare” clause. The Obamacare act does not fund a single additional doctor, but it does fund 16,000 new IRS agents in order to collect revenue that will be generated by the Obamacare (more accurately “Obamatax” act). That alone should tell you what the basic nature of the act is, it’s a tax!
It’s A Tax Hike Stupid! Supreme Court Rules that ObamaCare Really a Tax Increase, Not a Mandate
Filed under: economy, Obama Economy, Our Dear Leader, Politics, Taxes
TANSTAAFL, baby, TANSTAAFL.
Stephen Moore, Senior Economics Writer with the Wall Street Journal explains the reality of socialist ”medical care.”
If you are confused over the whole Obamacare/Obamatax thing, just keep these two things in mind.
1. It contains no provisions to provide any additional doctors or nurses. It does contain funding for 16,000 new IRS agents in order to fund Obamacare.
2. Massachusetts elected a Republican to the Senate and his primary election promise was to oppose Obamacare.