Barack Obama, our next President

"The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep," Obama cautioned. Young and charismatic but with little experience on the national level, Obama smashed through racial barriers and easily defeated ... Read more
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985487 Sep 18, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
I love how you loony left wingers ignore certain words. Lily ignored "supplemental" the other day, and now you are ignoring "about". It's going to be higher than $100 per month (my test came out to $132) and it doesn't include the $5200 out of pocket expenses they will be liable for. Considering there are thousands of clinic that take people regardless of their ability to pay and that other doctors charge as little as $45 per visit, it's a rip off.
Those paying only $100 per month are those with very little income and probably can't afford even that premium ....
Chris Mahews

Babylon, NY

#985488 Sep 18, 2013
But meanwhile, more on the effects of ObammyCare:

Walgreen Drops its Healthcare Coverage for 160,000 Workers:

Like the president said, "of you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what.” Well, unless you're one of the tens of millions of Americans who can't. Including, it turns out, lots of Walgreens employees.

Walgreen Co.(WAG), the biggest U.S. drugstore chain, will move its workers into a private health insurance exchange to buy company-subsidized coverage, the latest sign of how the debate over Obamacare is accelerating a historic shift in corporate health-care coverage. Walgreen’s decision affects about 160,000 current employees and follows similar action this year by Sears Holdings Corp.(SHLD) and Darden Restaurants Inc.(DRI) As an alternative to administering a traditional health plan, all three will send their employees to an exchange run by Aon Plc.

IBM and GE recently announced similar changes in their retirees plans, which are not to be confused with UPS' decision to drop spousal coverage. CBS News reported the "big deal" announcement this morning, noting that employees may have to swallow more out-of-pocket costs due to Walgreens' cost-saving move:

As the CBS correspondent points out, Walgreens made this move to insulate itself from anticipated rising healthcare costs, which Obamacare was ostensibly going to reverse. Based on CBO projections published yesterday, health costs will continue their inexorable climb, approximately doubling within the next 25 years. Walgreens will provide employees with a flat stipend to help defray some of those increased costs, but employees should brace to pay more on their own.

What makes this particular corporate decision ironic is that Walgreens agreed to team up with HHS to promote the new law, which has now forced major benefits changes within their own company.

The drug store chain is boosting a policy that has forced management to expose one of the president's core pledges as UNTRUE.

It is obvious that Obama's unamiguous vow to voters was false. Instead, he does a lot singing and dancing about the value of "choice and competition," (while, of course, opposing Paul Ryan's bipartisan reform to save Medicare), and echoing Harry Reid's pronouncement that Obamacare is only the first step toward really fixing our still-broken healthcare system through a fully government-run single payer system.

Confronted with this $2 trillion law's undeniable FAILURES, its cheerleaders are already making the pivot to their next bad idea.

George H.W. Bush lost his reelection because he reneged on "Read my lips, no new taxes." Yet Obama is reelected after he reneged on "If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away. No matter what."

The damage done by Bush's tax hikes pale in comparison to the damage done by Obamacare. The scary part is we haven't come close to seeing the full extent of OBAMACARE DAMAGE to our country.

Still he was reelected. WHO IS WORSE, THE IDIOT IN OFFICE OR THE IDIOT WHO VOTED FOR THE IDIOT?
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#985489 Sep 18, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! I'm a poor baby, bitch and moaning all the time like a spoiled child!!!
Yeah... It's the culture...
Chris Mahews

Babylon, NY

#985490 Sep 18, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
Obama is doing the best he can. Bin Laden is dead. Bush stirred up the dust in the Middle East. He would start a water fight in a desert. His Daddy's War in Iraq is over after many unnecessary casualties. Afghanistan War is winding down and Hillary will take the reins in 2016. Things are looking pretty good on the Democratic side. Poor Republicans lets see how many Tea Party members get re-elected? The Tea Party is like the Green Party a thing of the past.
Ding, Ding, Ding!!! This low-informed voter wins tonight's Most Idiotic Post Award.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985491 Sep 18, 2013
When people who have been paying nothing for medical care get ObamaKKKare insurance and get billed for copays and deductibles, does anybody believe they will pay?

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#985492 Sep 18, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
Obama America's choice. Republicans are still licking their wounds I see. See how Democrats felt under Bush. At least Obama likes to end wars, not start them.
"brown eyes"
Let us take a look.
America still has troops in Afghanistan - who is president
America still has troops in Iraq - who is president
America bombed Libya - who is president
America threatens to bomb Syria - who is president
Please let us all know what war president nobama has ended.
Peace
KMA
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985493 Sep 18, 2013
When people who have been paying nothing for medical care get ObamaKKKare insurance and show up at their new family doctor's office and get asked for a $45 copay in advance, what will happen?
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#985494 Sep 18, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
For sonic, I think it's about 6 inches.
Hahahahaha, Now THAT is some funny sht.....:-)
Chris Mahews

Babylon, NY

#985495 Sep 18, 2013
Wake Up USA wrote:
Our crooked GOVERNMENT has done nothing to control the fraud in healthcare .
Just wait until those ObammyCare "Navigators" gets hold of your social security number, your childrens' social security numbers and all your medical information. They are hiring people without background checks and with as much screening as ACORN-style community organizers are given. Talk about the potential for ruining your credit and medical identity theft.

Democrats, the party of unintended consequences.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#985496 Sep 18, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
Obama is doing the best he can. Bin Laden is dead. Bush stirred up the dust in the Middle East. He would start a water fight in a desert. His Daddy's War in Iraq is over after many unnecessary casualties. Afghanistan War is winding down and Hillary will take the reins in 2016. Things are looking pretty good on the Democratic side. Poor Republicans lets see how many Tea Party members get re-elected? The Tea Party is like the Green Party a thing of the past.
Honest Americans are still blaming Obama for not fixing the economy!

Show me ghetto and I will show you a liberal. Show me a blue state with a city like Detroit and I will show you more liberals...

It's the culture...
Chris Mahews

Babylon, NY

#985497 Sep 18, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"brown eyes"
Let us take a look.
America still has troops in Afghanistan - who is president
America still has troops in Iraq - who is president
America bombed Libya - who is president
America threatens to bomb Syria - who is president
Please let us all know what war president nobama has ended.
Peace
KMA
President "Hope and Change" should be called what he really is: President "Hoax and Chains".

Brown Eyes and all who voted for this debacle, owe us all an apology. But he's still too stupid to figure it out, let alone admit it.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#985498 Sep 18, 2013
Eman wrote:
<quoted text>
their/there. Made/maid. Its all legitamate to you.
"Eman"
"leosampleanus" is a maid who would love to be made.
Peace
Fenris the Big Bad Wolf

United States

#985499 Sep 18, 2013
brown eyes wrote:
Obama is doing the best he can. Bin Laden is dead. Bush stirred up the dust in the Middle East. He would start a water fight in a desert. His Daddy's War in Iraq is over after many unnecessary casualties. Afghanistan War is winding down and Hillary will take the reins in 2016. Things are looking pretty good on the Democratic side. Poor Republicans lets see how many Tea Party members get re-elected? The Tea Party is like the Green Party a thing of the past.
Round brown eye, you have been dilated by large objects way too many times. Nasty stuff is beginning to leak out.....
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985500 Sep 18, 2013
Chris Mahews wrote:
<quoted text>Just wait until those ObammyCare "Navigators" gets hold of your social security number, your childrens' social security numbers and all your medical information. They are hiring people without background checks and with as much screening as ACORN-style community organizers are given. Talk about the potential for ruining your credit and medical identity theft.
Democrats, the party of unintended consequences.
...the good news is that only the poor will be covered by ObamaKKKare and although they are easy targets, they have little to steal...
Chris Mahews

Babylon, NY

#985501 Sep 18, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"brown eyes"
Let us take a look.
America still has troops in Afghanistan - who is president
America still has troops in Iraq - who is president
America bombed Libya - who is president
America threatens to bomb Syria - who is president
Please let us all know what war president nobama has ended.
Peace
KMA
Posted September 13, 2013

Pretty funny but sad. UCLA students say Obama deserves Peace Prize, but can't say why:

Students at the University of California (USC) said that President Obama definitely still deserves his Nobel Peace Prize — but had a hard time explaining why.

“I just feel like in general being a good guy, it’s just creating a lot more peace and like, mellow,” said one student, adding,“I love Obama, and I love everything he is doing. I just feel like everyone is so hard on him and it’s only his second year.”

When asked what the difference was between President Obama and President Bush invading the Middle East, that student’s answer was simple:

“Bush, I just didn’t like him,” she said.“I just don’t.”

Other students explained that some of his initiatives — such as his economic policies and Obamacare — made Americans happy and so led to world peace.

One student said he thought Obama had strengthened diplomatic ties “with countries” but could not explain what he meant.

“Just good-natured intentions,” he said.

http://www.campusleadership.org/blog/...
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985502 Sep 18, 2013
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Clinic has told workers they will be laying off an unspecified number of employees as part of an overall, sweeping cost-reduction plan.

Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove discussed the looming cuts and changes in a Wednesday morning all-employee meeting.

Clinic spokeswoman Eileen Sheil denied circulating rumors that employees were told there would be 3,000 jobs cut.

She said any layoffs will be part of a multi-year plan to cut $330 million from the Clinic's budget.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#985504 Sep 18, 2013
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is eliminating several hundred more jobs this week as part of its plan to cut up to 1,000 positions by the end of the year.

The cuts are expected to continue for several more weeks, and should be complete by late October.

According to a letter sent to state and city officials, Vanderbilt said the workers receiving notice would be “permanently laid off starting on November 16, 2013 and continuing until or on about December 31, 2013.” All affected employees will be given 60 days’ notice, the letter said.

“What’s happened here at Vanderbilt is today we’ve started this action, and several hundred people will be leaving the organization,” said John Howser, spokesman for VUMC.

This latest round of layoffs is part of the medical center’s plan to cut $250 million from its $3.3 billion operating budget over the next two fiscal years. Jeffrey Balser, head of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has told staff that the restructuring is part of a plan called “Evolve to Excel.”
WAKE THE HELL UP USA

Winterville, NC

#985507 Sep 18, 2013
http://www.justfacts.com/guncontrol.asp#gener...

* Since the outset of the Chicago handgun ban, the percentage of Chicago murders committed with handguns has averaged about 40% higher than it was before the law took effect.[55]



* In 2005, 96% of the firearm murder victims in Chicago were killed with handguns.[56]
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#985511 Sep 18, 2013
Annie wrote:
<quoted text>Until he soon finds out that because of ObamaCare he can't see a specialist until he's 90 and then the politically appointed Democrat Death Panel decides he isn't valuable enough to society for any expensive treatments.
He's 83 and a multimillionaire. I don't think anything affects him.

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#985513 Sep 18, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
quit buying violent games for your kids.
It's not my kids I'm worried about. It's kids who don't have parental supervision who are playing these extremely violent and graphic video games and are being trained to become trained killers.

Have you seen some of them? They really are very disturbing.

A scientific study followed children who watched violent shows on television throughout their adult lives and the statistics showed that many of them ended up having run ins with the law and acted out in other violent and anti-social behaviors.

And these children weren't even playing Navy Seals training video games where killing people was not only stimulating but rewarding.

We're overlooking the real source of the problem by our complacency regarding technology and the easy access to inappropriate exposure to excessive violence with video games and pornography and cyber bulling on the Internet.

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