Video: Cornyn, Sebelius spar over "ke...

Video: Cornyn, Sebelius spar over "keep your plan" promise

There are 38 comments on the CBS News story from Nov 6, 2013, titled Video: Cornyn, Sebelius spar over "keep your plan" promise. In it, CBS News reports that:

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, accuses the Obama administration of lying about people being able to keep their current insurance plan under Obamacare - a charge denied by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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fox-KKK-news

Cleveland, OH

#1 Nov 6, 2013
Again, Republicans trying to score political points but show no interest in solving problems for everyday Americans...

_ Did we elect those Republicans to Congress with the sole purpose of harassing the opposition or to make government work better for us???
Mothra

United States

#2 Nov 6, 2013
If I Like It, You Can Keep It
--What Obama meant to say.

The president misspoke: What he meant to say, a hundred or so times, was:“If I like your insurance, you can keep it.” You may like your insurance, but that is not quite good enough for the Obama administration.

Contrary to the endlessly repeated promise of the president and his political allies, millions and millions of Americans who do in fact like their current insurance policies are receiving notices that they will not be allowed to keep them. The White House and its media allies are working furiously to explain away this fact, but there is no explaining it away: The president lied about this. The word “lied” may be used too often in our political discourse, but the man lied, making willfully untrue statements with malice aforethought consistently and repeatedly. His aides and advisers had meetings and discussions about whether he should repeat this lie; campaign adviser Jim Margolis now allows,“Maybe this should have been parsed more carefully.” But parsing this more carefully would have precluded chanting the if-you-like-it-you-can-keep-it mantra, which is to say, it would have necessitated telling the truth that millions of Americans would lose policies they like.

In fact, the great majority of those in the individual-insurance market — about two-thirds of them — will lose their policies, according to estimates from the president’s own Department of Health and Human Services. They add up to some 15 million people. Of the much larger group of Americans who are insured through employer-based plans, between half and two-thirds will lose their coverage because of the new health-care law. In all, the number of Americans who will lose their plans is estimated to hit tens of millions. There simply is no way to square these facts with the promise of “If you like your insurance, you can keep it.” These estimates were listed on page 34,552 of the Federal Register; perhaps they were overlooked.

With the Affordable Care Act, the Democrats created a Frankenstein’s monster of stitched-together bits of managerial progressivism to be sorted out later through regulations issued by unaccountable bureaucrats, and now that the monster has turned on them, they are crying foul as the villagers consider their torches and pitchforks.

http://nationalreview.com/article/363084/if-i...
The C Word

Patchogue, NY

#4 Nov 6, 2013
She's a lyin' cvnt.
sandy1

Southold, NY

#5 Nov 6, 2013
The C Word wrote:
She's a lyin' cvnt.
Yes,she is.
Brainless dems

Spring, TX

#6 Nov 6, 2013
fox-KKK-news wrote:
Again, Republicans trying to score political points but show no interest in solving problems for everyday Americans...
_ Did we elect those Republicans to Congress with the sole purpose of harassing the opposition or to make government work better for us???
No, clown. The dems lost the house in 2010 because of obamacare. Try to keep up.
sandy1

Southold, NY

#7 Nov 6, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
Sebelius back in hot seat...
Delay 'not an option'...
Admits felons can become navigators...
Dem Sen calls for burning O'care contractors... instead of giving Michele's friends 7 million more of our money to burn.
They can put her in the hot seat as many times as they want and she will lie everytime. Sebelius is a lying,baby killing POS. Both her and Obama should go down for this.

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#8 Nov 6, 2013
sandy1 wrote:
<quoted text>
They can put her in the hot seat as many times as they want and she will lie everytime. Sebelius is a lying,baby killing POS. Both her and Obama should go down for this.
what did she lie about?

this should be funny....

perhaps the congressman should have read the bill where it clearly outlined which plans would be grandfathered through. the list was accurate and complete. his constituents should be calling for his resignation, it would seem.
Cat74

United States

#9 Nov 6, 2013
If she wants to ruin her reputation for an anti American like this President then she should be held accountable for her words. Both she, and Obama lied at every level about this healthcare debacle. They should both burn in hell for the part they played in lying to the American people.
sandy1

Southold, NY

#10 Nov 6, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>what did she lie about?
this should be funny....
perhaps the congressman should have read the bill where it clearly outlined which plans would be grandfathered through. the list was accurate and complete. his constituents should be calling for his resignation, it would seem.
All your libturd heros should have read the bill before passing it. Get your head out of your azz and stop wasting my time with your feeble attempts to defend this monstrosity and the anti American authors of this trash. She lies about everything just like her scumbag boss.

P.S. If you are not satisfied with my reply Tough Sh#t!

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#11 Nov 6, 2013
Cat74 wrote:
If she wants to ruin her reputation for an anti American like this President then she should be held accountable for her words. Both she, and Obama lied at every level about this healthcare debacle. They should both burn in hell for the part they played in lying to the American people.
oh kitty, it is so cute that you think you can try to talk about these issues like an adult! run along now, the big people are talking..go play with your dolls.

“It's Time to Defeat Terrorism ”

Since: May 11

NYC

#12 Nov 6, 2013
Clearly, America of 2013 is ruled by the worst lying regime of Maoists and Stalinists who hate the American people and the American constitution that they seek to trash with fake, phony and fraudulent President Obama who represents foreign agenda of those Jihadists who seek the demise of America. Clearly, even liberal congressmen now admit that Obama lied to the American people about his Obamacare which now leave 129 million of Americans of the private sector with no healthcare which could lead to their untimely death in case of disease. Undoubtedly, the new America under the Obama liberal socialistic regime is the country of baggers, low life parasites and 'lazies', mostly Blacks, Hispanics and Middle Easterns who refuse to work and to pay taxes for lifetime while the reckless dictator Obama is buying their votes using the tax money of the had-working conservatives. Why would tens of millions liberal parasites and more than half other Americans who do not want to work and who claims that they are ‘disable’ are in position of ruling the hard working Americans of the private sector and they even in ruling position to decide to raise more and more taxes to pay themselves more money for doing nothing whatsoever and getting it all for free? Why is it that the ruthless dictator Obama can promise free food stamps, free Obama phone and free Obama care and support in free college education and free housing to foreign illegal invaders and his liberal friends across the border in return for voting for Obama’s Democrats and the entitlements are continued for lifetime like there is no tomorrow for America that is falling to bankruptcy of the baggers?

Since: Mar 11

St. Croix valley

#13 Nov 6, 2013
Jeff Brightone wrote:
Clearly, America of 2013 is ruled by the worst lying regime of Maoists and Stalinists who hate the American people and the American constitution that they seek to trash with fake, phony and fraudulent President Obama who represents foreign agenda of those Jihadists who seek the demise of America. Clearly, even liberal congressmen now admit that Obama lied to the American people about his Obamacare which now leave 129 million of Americans of the private sector with no healthcare which could lead to their untimely death in case of disease. Undoubtedly, the new America under the Obama liberal socialistic regime is the country of baggers, low life parasites and 'lazies', mostly Blacks, Hispanics and Middle Easterns who refuse to work and to pay taxes for lifetime while the reckless dictator Obama is buying their votes using the tax money of the had-working conservatives. Why would tens of millions liberal parasites and more than half other Americans who do not want to work and who claims that they are ‘disable’ are in position of ruling the hard working Americans of the private sector and they even in ruling position to decide to raise more and more taxes to pay themselves more money for doing nothing whatsoever and getting it all for free? Why is it that the ruthless dictator Obama can promise free food stamps, free Obama phone and free Obama care and support in free college education and free housing to foreign illegal invaders and his liberal friends across the border in return for voting for Obama’s Democrats and the entitlements are continued for lifetime like there is no tomorrow for America that is falling to bankruptcy of the baggers?
is proving your self an idiot helping anything? try getting an education so you know what helf the terms you attempt to use mean...

you've used the exact same rant on just about every subject there is...get some new material...maybe some you actually understand.
Topic IPO

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#14 Nov 6, 2013
The C Word wrote:
She's a lyin' cvnt.
so what do U C?!!!!!! can U C mike iBall?!!;-0000
rand paul

North Ridgeville, OH

#15 Nov 6, 2013
Is there anyone....seriously....who doesn't know these "hearings" are reTHUGlican grandstanding attacks on the Administration and Mr. Obama's healthcare plan?

NO one takes this twaddle seriously. It's a shame before the world that reTHUGlicans continue this ridiculous charade.

Of course GOPers have no shame...
rand paul

North Ridgeville, OH

#16 Nov 6, 2013
Jeff Brightone wrote:
Clearly, America of 2013 is ruled by the worst lying regime of Maoists and Stalinists who hate the American people and the American constitution ....blah, rant, rave....
Are you snorting shots of absinthe again, Jeffygirl?:)

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#17 Nov 7, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>what did she lie about?

this should be funny....

perhaps the congressman should have read the bill where it clearly outlined which plans would be grandfathered through. the list was accurate and complete. his constituents should be calling for his resignation, it would seem.
The list was changed as soon as the bill was passed pookie. Please try to keep up.
serfs up

Ormond Beach, FL

#18 Nov 7, 2013
fox-KKK-news wrote:
Again, Republicans trying to score political points but show no interest in solving problems for everyday Americans...
_ Did we elect those Republicans to Congress with the sole purpose of harassing the opposition or to make government work better for us???
In 2008 a perfect storm was created for the Democratic Party. You came into power like a tidal wave. The voting machines were not even removed and the arrogance, obnoxiousness, the projection of hate and everything else was mustered into the forefront. The idiot Republicans birthed that election. But you birthed the Tea Party. That's your baby. They are you but on the opposite side. You don't work with Repubs. You demand and get the most from them. Repubs for many decades for the most part worked with you. Still do but that is decreasing. When they come to power again, they will treated you as you treated them and you can have all of the RINOS/NEO CONS move to your side. And there are many. They keep showing their true colors as they get to the forefront of power.
imaginaryfriend

Plymouth, MI

#19 Nov 7, 2013
If you want to keep paying profit-driven insurance companies large chunks of your income for crap that doesn't really cover you for anything if you get sick or need emergency services, go right ahead.
This is the fact the reThugliCons won't elaborate!! They work for the insurance companies' interests, NOT YOURS!
imaginaryfriend

Plymouth, MI

#20 Nov 7, 2013
woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>is proving your self an idiot helping anything? try getting an education so you know what helf the terms you attempt to use mean...
you've used the exact same rant on just about every subject there is...get some new material...maybe some you actually understand.
They get their plagiarizing skills from Randie Paul. Fux so called news, too, an original thought of their own would melt any brain cells they might still possess.
Robert Ford

Belle Vernon, PA

#21 Nov 7, 2013
fox-KKK-news wrote:
Again, Republicans trying to score political points but show no interest in solving problems for everyday Americans...
_ Did we elect those Republicans to Congress with the sole purpose of harassing the opposition or to make government work better for us???
STFU you azz lick. Suckbillus must be your momma.

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