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
Buroc Millhouse Obama

Newington, CT

#988047 Sep 23, 2013
Homer wrote:
Rightwingers are dumb.
Then you must be an extreme one.

Since: Nov 11

United States

#988048 Sep 23, 2013
LoisLane59 wrote:
<quoted text>The one Congress granted him - including 111 Democrats.
Shhhh! Do not tell anyone!
WOW

Bronx, NY

#988049 Sep 23, 2013
The Surban Liberal Democrats Destroyed the Black Family by replacing the Family unit with Welfare and now they have been taking that away from the one they got hooked on it like a DRUG and it turned many into dope fiends look at where those checks go right to the DOPE MAN welfare created many addicts in the POOR COMMUNITY

Since: Jul 13

Location hidden

#988050 Sep 23, 2013
"ObamaCare Is Lowering Costs And The Deficit" ~ Nancy Pelosi
TSM

El Paso, TX

#988051 Sep 23, 2013
Liberals are insane to think every American will get Health Care!! We’re increasing patients but not Doctors this is like going to a Sale where there’s Two Hundred Units to sell and Five hundred people shows Up someone’s going Without!!

Since: Oct 08

Location hidden

#988052 Sep 23, 2013
tell_it_like_it_is wrote:
<quoted text>
You believe the white man and his newspaper?
If obama told you to jump off a cliff...
He's already done that, he voted for Barack Hussein Obama twice....
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#988053 Sep 23, 2013
flack wrote:
<quoted text> Well I looked it up. There is roughly 55 million families that will be eligible for a $10,000 subsidy. Most of those will also be eligible to have their out of pocket premium paid for. That's around another $250. They will also be eligible to have their co-pays, deductibles, and coinsurance. Far as I'm concerned this will cost the US taxpayer about $900 million a year and I think that will be low. Anybody here think the taxes in this bill will raise that much in a year? Some of the taxes have already been set aside with more on the chopping block. It is just another wealth redistribution scam.
I SAID debunked. "Far as I'm concerned this will cost the US taxpayer about $900 million a year "

No one uses Flack math anymore.
StillConscious

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#988054 Sep 23, 2013
When you read the affordable health care act and the new revisions then you can claim to support it. Until then keep your mouths shut and educate yourself before claiming you have a valid opinion.
Homer

Bethlehem, PA

#988055 Sep 23, 2013
lily boca raton fl wrote:
<quoted text>
No kidding; do you watch Breaking Bad?
Nope

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#988056 Sep 23, 2013

Study: Half in Individual Market Will Qualify for ACA Subsidies in 2014
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Nearly half of all U.S. residents who currently purchase their own health insurance will be eligible for federal subsidies to offset the cost of buying coverage through the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchanges in 2014, according to a study released Wednesday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Kaiser Health News' "Capsules" reports (Appleby, "Capsules," Kaiser Health News, 8/14).
Background

Under the ACA, U.S. residents with annual incomes between 100% and 400% of the federal poverty level -- between $11,500 and $46,000 for an individual and $23,550 and $94,200 for a family of four -- are eligible for federal subsidies to help offset the cost of purchasing coverage on the exchanges (Alonso-Zaldivar, AP/Sacramento Bee, 8/14). Subsidies will not be available to those offered affordable and comprehensive coverage through their employers or those on government health programs, such as Medicaid ("Capsules," Kaiser Health News, 8/14).

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#988057 Sep 23, 2013
Study Details

For the study, KFF researchers used the Congressional Budget Office's estimate of an average premium for the second-lowest cost silver plan available through the exchanges in 2016 (CQ HealthBeat, 8/14). The researchers did not include those groups that are ineligible for subsidies in their estimates.

The analysis found that about 48% of U.S. residents who currently purchase coverage in the individual market will be eligible for subsidies in 2014 ("Capsules," Kaiser Health News, 8/14). The researchers estimated that federal subsidies for individuals would average $2,672, covering an average of 32% of the costs of a silver plan on the exchange. For families, subsidies would average $5,548 and cover 66% of the premium costs for such a plan (CQ HealthBeat, 8/14).

The researchers also estimated that the national benchmark premium for a 40-year-old individual in 2014 will average $3,857 annually, while the average cost of family coverage will be $8,250.

However, the authors cautioned that it is difficult to determine exactly how much U.S. residents will be paying for coverage through the exchanges because subsidy amounts will vary based on several factors, including:

Age;
Income;
Place of residence; and
The type of policy chosen.

For example, subsidies will be provided on a sliding scale based on household income. Those on the lowest end of the income scale will be responsible for just 2% of their household income toward the premium, while those with higher incomes will pay 9.5%. According to "Capsules," no subsidy will be greater than the amount of the premium ("Capsules," Kaiser Health News, 8/14).

Further, the authors wrote, "Premiums before and after the law goes into effect are not necessarily comparable as health plans in the new marketplaces will be required to cover a broader range of services than are found in many current individual market policies."

They added that the health needs of those insured also will likely affect premium prices because insurers no longer will be able to deny coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions, resulting in a pool with more costly health conditions (CQ HealthBeat, 8/14).

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#988058 Sep 23, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
<quoted text>
not fractured? step out of the bubble.
Wallace: Senator, I think it’s fair to say that you have ticked off a whole bunch of your fellow Republicans who feel that you have gotten them in this fight without an endgame, without a strategy. I want to put some of their criticisms, they’ve gone on the record on the screen. Congressman Tim Griffin wrote,‘So far, Senate Republicans are good at getting Facebook likes and town halls, not much else. Do something.’ Republican congressman Pete King of New York calls you a fraud.‘If he can deliver on this, fine. If he can’t, he should keep quiet from now on and we should listen to them,’ and Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee said this,‘I didn’t go to Harvard or Princeton,’ which you did,‘but I can count.’ Republicans, especially in the House say that you are pushing them into a fight that you don’t know how to finish.
Cruz:(Silence)
http://www.politicususa.com/2013/09/22/ted-cr...
wanna take another shot at it? explain to the class how GOP infighting is 'not fractured' when the House tells the Senate Republicans 'here it is, stick it straight up your ass for all we care'.
uh huh...Lindsay Graham said they ALL will vote to defund.
tell_it_like_it_ is

United States

#988059 Sep 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This is another example of how GD stupid you people are.
The moron that wrote this article to dupe dumbasses like you said this:
If you take all the spending in the ACA in the first ten years it comes to 621 billion. He then took 621 billion & divided it the the population & times 4 for the cost per family of four.
" OMG OMF Obamacare increases health spending by $7450."
Note that he doesn't say the average family will spend $7450 more. You are just so stupid that you think he does.
The author also totally ignores that this 621 billion is funded & not paid by this average family of 4.
You people are so easily duped that it would be funny if it weren't so tragic.
My God People. Get a f*cking grip & quit being so GD stupid.
'You people'

When Rosss Perot said that black folk had a cow...
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#988060 Sep 23, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Ted Cruz's suggestion that members of the House filibuster the bill to defund ObamaCare that he encouraged House Republicans to pass is just yet another sign of the immaturity and idiocracy of these "nutjobs".
Republican Mantra: It's our way or no way, citizens be damned.
Yuuup!
WOW

Bronx, NY

#988061 Sep 23, 2013
The Suburban Liberal Racists Democrat treated Black Americans As if they were new Immigrants to America After the civil rights laws lololololhahahahahaha The Day America Gets rid of the term RACISM will be the day racism stops and Morals will be restored Murder is Murder no matter if some one called you a bad name while in the act of killing you because a White wife that kills a white husband because he cheated its still murder no matter what her excuse was its the same if a Homosexual is Killed and the person called them names before, does it matter if you are shot or stabbed you are still dead these rules only apply to the living not to the dead their is no more value to someone charged with murder as a Hate Crime when was MURDER ever about being in love with the VICTIM

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#988062 Sep 23, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Ted Cruz's suggestion that members of the House filibuster the bill to defund ObamaCare that he encouraged House Republicans to pass is just yet another sign of the immaturity and idiocracy of these "nutjobs".
Republican Mantra: It's our way or no way, citizens be damned.
There is a canary in the coal mine--ha ha ha--92 percent of the public does not think it is right that Congress and their staff are letting the Obama administration exempt them from the costs of Obamacare--Republicans to defund on this alone. Democrats don't want the O'bama. Yes USM, citizens be damned. The Republicans are the only ones listening.
Yeah

Honolulu, HI

#988063 Sep 23, 2013
martinezjosei wrote:
<quoted text>
Just like the Subprime Mortgage, Republicans always come with a real excellent workable proven idea and Liberals hijack it and turn it into a socialist economic destruction.
Remember the American scholarship for middle class students?
Democrats took it and gave it to the poor and if you oppose them then they labels you racist, as they always do anyway!
lol! you're just too ignorant to know the truth son!

A true sign of being brain washed... and by choice no less!

I love this comedy channel!

Since: Jun 13

Orlando, FL

#988064 Sep 23, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
This is another example of how GD stupid you people are.
The moron that wrote this article to dupe dumbasses like you said this:
If you take all the spending in the ACA in the first ten years it comes to 621 billion. He then took 621 billion & divided it the the population & times 4 for the cost per family of four.
" OMG OMF Obamacare increases health spending by $7450."
Note that he doesn't say the average family will spend $7450 more. You are just so stupid that you think he does.
The author also totally ignores that this 621 billion is funded & not paid by this average family of 4.
You people are so easily duped that it would be funny if it weren't so tragic.
My God People. Get a f*cking grip & quit being so GD stupid.
Keep dreaming in that insulated bubble of denial of yours.

The Obama Administration’s recent announcement that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate will kick in a year late could ripple beyond the brief extension, increasing costs and complicating implementation of other vital parts of the law.

Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/07/09/obamacare-d...

While some states will see medical claims costs per person decline, the report concluded the overwhelming majority will see double-digit increases in their individual health insurance markets, where people purchase coverage directly from insurers.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/26/obam...

With a deficit exceeding $16 trillion, is it really the best time to gamble with the unknowns of increased costs and higher taxes for the middle class?

“fairtax.org”

Since: Dec 08

gauley bridge wv

#988065 Sep 23, 2013
By this time next year we will know who was right. With the rate that companies, city and state governments are dropping their health insurance the people getting subsides will double. What a mess!!!!

“Bill Clinton could have ”

Since: May 10

Prevented this

#988066 Sep 23, 2013
USAsince1680 wrote:
<quoted text>
Illegals don't receive food stamps or welfare. However, their U.S. born children are citizens and entitled to both under our current birthright laws.
it doesn't matter where their children are born. They could be born in Kenya and still receive food stamps if they are in the USA. Here's one county in your liberal ass state:
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/09/16/und...

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