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Old 11th July 2014, 08:04 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by Puppycow View Post
74% of Republicans like their new Socialism Obamacare private health plan?!?

Unpossible. No wonder Boehner is suing to make Obama implement the plan faster.
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Old 11th July 2014, 09:05 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by Unabogie View Post
74% of Republicans like their new Socialism Obamacare private health plan?!?

Unpossible. No wonder Boehner is suing to make Obama implement the plan faster.
There's got to be a way to tie this to Benghazi!!1!.
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Old 11th July 2014, 10:04 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by 12AX7 View Post
There's got to be a way to tie this to Benghazi!!1!.
Maybe it's time for a new game. Something on the order of, "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon", a "Six Degrees of Ben Ghazi" if you will...
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Old 11th July 2014, 11:11 AM   #84
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Originally Posted by Mike! View Post
Maybe it's time for a new game. Something on the order of, "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon", a "Six Degrees of Ben Ghazi" if you will...
Brilliant! I'm in!

However, this topic is too easy: Obamacare...Obama...Ben Ghazi! We'd have to use random objects:

A pencil...Pencils are made of wood...Wood is from trees...Trees grow in Hawaii...Obama was born in Hawaii...Obama...Ben Ghazi!


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Old 11th July 2014, 11:18 AM   #85
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Originally Posted by 12AX7 View Post
A pencil...Pencils are made of wood...Wood is from trees...Trees grow in Hawaii...Obama was born in Hawaii...Obama...Ben Ghazi!
Are. You. Sure?!?
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Old 11th July 2014, 12:30 PM   #86
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As near as I can tell, this seems to be the strategy:

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Old 11th July 2014, 01:12 PM   #87
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Originally Posted by 12AX7 View Post
Brilliant! I'm in!

However, this topic is too easy: Obamacare...Obama...Ben Ghazi! We'd have to use random objects:

A pencil...Pencils are made of wood...Wood is from trees...Trees grow in Hawaii...Obama claims he was born in Hawaii...Obama...Ben Ghazi!

FTFY
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Great success.

I'm sure the Republicans here will admit they were wrong any time now.
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Old 11th July 2014, 10:53 PM   #89
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Originally Posted by Peephole View Post
I'm sure the Republicans here will admit they were wrong any time now.

If the Republicans hadn't adopted "Opposite Day" as party policy after Obama's election, they would have cleverly been able to spin the ACA to their benefit: "It was our idea originally! We're just glad the Democrats finally saw the light and adopted our idea to reform health care!"
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Old 11th July 2014, 11:35 PM   #90
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Originally Posted by 12AX7 View Post
Brilliant! I'm in!

However, this topic is too easy: Obamacare...Obama...Ben Ghazi! We'd have to use random objects:

A pencil...Pencils are made of wood...Wood is from trees...Trees grow in Hawaii...Obama was born in Hawaii...Obama...Ben Ghazi!

Does that really count with 7 parts?

Either way...

A pencil...Obama and his administration have used pencils at some point...Obama...Benghazi

Would seem to be much shorter.
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Old 12th July 2014, 03:26 AM   #91
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You gotta give Republicans props though for standing on principle and not accepting Federal money (Obamabucks) to provide healthcare for poor people in their states though.
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Old 12th July 2014, 09:37 AM   #92
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My favorite part is that this was going to lead the US to ruin, so they spent hundreds of millions on misinformation campaigns and repeated attempts to repeal.

Now that the data is out and it's a great success all you hear from their side is crickets.
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Old 12th July 2014, 10:29 AM   #93
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Originally Posted by The_Animus View Post
My favorite part is that this was going to lead the US to ruin, so they spent hundreds of millions on misinformation campaigns and repeated attempts to repeal.

Now that the data is out and it's a great success all you hear from their side is crickets.
And general hatred of Obamacare? I haven't stopped hearing about that.
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Old 13th July 2014, 10:30 AM   #94
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Originally Posted by Unabogie View Post
74% of Republicans like their new Socialism Obamacare private health plan?!?

Unpossible. No wonder Boehner is suing to make Obama implement the plan faster.
Nominated for best description of the ironically liberal-biased reality this month.
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Old 13th July 2014, 10:35 AM   #95
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Originally Posted by Corsair 115 View Post
If the Republicans hadn't adopted "Opposite Day" as party policy after Obama's election, they would have cleverly been able to spin the ACA to their benefit: "It was our idea originally! We're just glad the Democrats finally saw the light and adopted our idea to reform health care!"
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Originally Posted by Puppycow View Post
You gotta give Republicans props though for standing on principle and not accepting Federal money (Obamabucks) to provide healthcare for poor people in their states though.
The real principle they are upholding is that poor people don't deserve healthcare,.. Or any care at all.
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Old 16th July 2014, 03:34 AM   #97
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You gotta give Republicans props though for standing on principle and not accepting Federal money (Obamabucks) to provide healthcare for poor people in their states though.
Hey they know if you feed the vermin they just breed faster.

Now why respecting people who consider other people vermin, that is what confuses me.
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Old 21st July 2014, 02:14 PM   #98
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New study out. It looks like 9.3 million was way underestimating the benefits of Obamacare.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/nejm...rogress-report

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"Taking all existing coverage expansions together, we estimate that 20 million Americans have gained coverage as of May 1 under the ACA," the authors wrote. "We do not know yet exactly how many of these people were previously uninsured, but it seems certain that many were."

They reached the 20 million total this way: 1 million adults under age 26 enrolled in their parents' plan; 8 million enrolled in private coverage through the insurance marketplaces; 5 million enrolled in private coverage directly through their insurer; 6 million enrolled in Medicaid.

As the authors noted, some of these people were likely insured prior to the law. Experts have previously said they expect many of those enrolling directly with an insurer, for example, already had coverage. But the conclusion still stands, the NEJM authors said.

"With continuing enrollment ... the numbers of Americans gaining insurance for the first time -- or insurance that is better in quality or more affordable than their previous policy -- will total in the many tens of millions," they wrote.

They also noted the disparity -- and potential for even greater disparity -- between the 28 states that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare, and the others that decided to not to following the 2012 Supreme Court decision.

"Those deciding not to expand Medicaid will benefit far less from the law, and since many of these states have high rates of uninsured residents and lower health status," they said, "the ACA may have the paradoxical effect of increasing disparities across regions, even as it reduces disparities between previously insured and uninsured Americans as a whole."
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Hey they know if you feed the vermin they just breed faster.

Now why respecting people who consider other people vermin, that is what confuses me.
It didn't confuse Obama+pen re christians-as-vermin and LGBTs. Does that also confuse you?
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It didn't confuse Obama+pen re christians-as-vermin and LGBTs. Does that also confuse you?
Yes, actually. Was that first sentence typed by a cat walking across your keyboard?
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Yes, actually. Was that first sentence typed by a cat walking across your keyboard?
No. Should I type LOUDER?

Or do you have an actual, you know, question on what I meant?
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No. Should I type LOUDER?

Or do you have an actual, you know, question on what I meant?
No, you should type a coherent sentence. I also have no idea what your post was supposed to say.
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Originally Posted by AlBell View Post
No. Should I type LOUDER?

Or do you have an actual, you know, question on what I meant?
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No, you should type a coherent sentence. I also have no idea what your post was supposed to say.
Bingo.

To call the sentence in question "word salad" does a disservice to salads and words. It seems to be the product of a cluttered and confused mind.
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It didn't confuse Obama+pen re christians-as-vermin and LGBTs. Does that also confuse you?
I have no clue what this means.
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Originally Posted by AlBell View Post
It didn't confuse Obama+pen re christians-as-vermin and LGBTs.
Proper punctuation might help this, but I can't figure out the "+pen" part.

Is it: "It didn't confuse Obama when he wrote about Christians as vermin and about LGBTs"?
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^ Coming soon to a GOP talking points memo near you.
Read: after the 2014 midterms
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People hate Obamacare so much that over 1 million have signed up on Healthcare.gov since the open enrollment deadline last April.
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