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Obamacare Website On Track To Work For 'Vast Majority' Of People, Administration Says

Obamacare Website On Track To Work For 'Vast Majority' Of People, Administration Says

Commented Dec 1, 2013 at 12:30:57 in Politics

“Just received my healthcare premium notice for the new year. It will increase by $5.00 the lowest increase in well,....ever”

Shirley Ogburn on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:49:20

“Mines was $3.00. Lol.”
Richard Cohen Defends Column: 'Word Racist Is Truly Hurtful'

Richard Cohen Defends Column: 'Word Racist Is Truly Hurtful'

Commented Nov 12, 2013 at 21:59:10 in Media

“you are joking, right?”

Right in New England on Nov 13, 2013 at 15:08:06

“Did you see a little smiley face?No. You did not.He is exactly what I have stated.”

Right in New England on Nov 13, 2013 at 09:33:36

“No I am not.His views are in writing.”
Richard Cohen Defends Column: 'Word Racist Is Truly Hurtful'

Richard Cohen Defends Column: 'Word Racist Is Truly Hurtful'

Commented Nov 12, 2013 at 17:54:05 in Media

“He is not a republican....”
Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz's Father, Told Tea Partiers Obama Should Go 'Back To Kenya'

Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz's Father, Told Tea Partiers Obama Should Go 'Back To Kenya'

Commented Oct 31, 2013 at 18:53:25 in Politics

“You are a scary person. In addition, America should not be deemed "Christian" or any other flavor of religion....you know that pesky thing our founding fathers wrote about ....freedom of & in turn from religion.”

Ray Blodgetts on Oct 31, 2013 at 20:34:23

“Then why is everyone doing what Moses said?”
How Malala, Teen Activist Shot By Taliban, Made Jon Stewart's Jaw Drop (VIDEO)

How Malala, Teen Activist Shot By Taliban, Made Jon Stewart's Jaw Drop (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 10, 2013 at 00:52:47 in Impact

“seriously..what is wrong with you?”
Ted Cruz Says He Has 'Not Remotely' Hurt Republican Image With Shutdown Fight

Ted Cruz Says He Has 'Not Remotely' Hurt Republican Image With Shutdown Fight

Commented Oct 6, 2013 at 18:21:46 in Politics

“Huh? Once more with some clarity please...”

yfandes on Oct 6, 2013 at 18:27:26

“Assaphants don't speak very clearly.”
Obamacare Launches Today -- What Happens Now?

Obamacare Launches Today -- What Happens Now?

Commented Oct 1, 2013 at 15:10:58 in Business

“that's why it is a good thing that open enrollment doesn't end for 6 months.....people will have plenty of time to sign up...no hurry”

holymoly57 on Oct 1, 2013 at 15:11:48

“Just don't get sick in the next 2 weeks.”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 13:10:27 in Business

“Please read to understand the origins of the ACA...a Republican think tank over 20 years ago..using Fox as a source:  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/06/28/individual-health-care-insurance-mandate-has-long-checkered-past/
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 07:32:37 in Business

“Insurance companies having to spend my premium on actual healthcare is movement in the right direction...”

CRandallB on Jul 27, 2013 at 21:26:09

“it's a movement alright.”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:28:15 in Business

“As a resident of Massachusetts I effectively live under this law now.  There are no death panels, I see the same Dr., my coverage has not changed, but my premium has decreased.”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:25:03 in Business

“huh?  your response makes no sense whatsoever...you need to do a little reading to understand how this will work/is working .....issues such as no-preexisting conditions/coverage caps etc. discontinue the differentiation previously allowed that made some "uninsurable"....”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:10:24 in Business

“is it a question of MD giving something up or the insurance companies now having to account for how health care premiums are spent?”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:08:02 in Business

“until the age of 26 - they may remain of their parents policy...if that is not an option...: "Those making between 133% (139% in State's that have expanded Medicaid) and 400% of the Federal Poverty Level can apply for tax credits that can lower the cost of their insurance premiums considerably, resulting in those Americans getting "affordable" health insurance."”

wonderYrednow on Jul 27, 2013 at 02:20:33

“CORRECT !”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:05:19 in Business

“this post is a joke, right?”

Big Red Righty on Jul 27, 2013 at 02:12:22

“its serias do you still support this law? i bet you dont”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 02:02:59 in Business

“& those costs started going through the roof the moment that Obama took office? Strange then that this past year was that first that I ever remember that the cost of my healthcare premium decreased...”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:59:47 in Business

“wow - you are not getting it...there is no causational relationship.  It was stated that MD had high tax rates prior to the decrease in health care premiums...”

HinkeyDinkeyDoo on Jul 27, 2013 at 02:05:40

“Maryland gives up nothing...there are already four other fees in place, or coming down the pipe, to make up for this "reduced rate".”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:52:25 in Business

“you did not answer my question....what is the correlation between decreased costs to the consumer and existing high state tax rates?”

HinkeyDinkeyDoo on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:56:15

“OK...The farmer comes in, TAKES 12 of the hen's 15 eggs for the benefit of the farm. On his way out of the hen house he puts a glass egg in the nest hoping she won't notice and get too upset. Boy, that's a real deal huh?”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:50:22 in Business

“well then, guess they will have to pay a penalty for 4 years of "chasing tail" and partying...because we aren't going to pick up their emergency room tab for the uninsured any longer....”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:46:20 in Business

“why would the need for an MRI be handled any differently than it is now? I live in MA and there have been no perceptible changes in my coverage, services or choice of Dr's.....except for the part where my monthly premium decreased...competition will do that...”

Thaddeus Jude on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:48:59

“The only real difference is that there might be more people who can have access to them. I think that is what they are trying to say... That it might be harder to schedule one.

But that remains to be seen.”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:41:47 in Business

“you know that that is the way that insurance works right? Sharing risk across a pool of people.....”

CRandallB on Jul 27, 2013 at 02:44:23

“and just like that works for police forces, and firefighters and used to work for the mail, health coverage should be shared by everybody, but without the profit-taking middleman. What would you think about a firechief charging everyone in your neighborhood so much every month that he owned four or five residences and several luxury cars and a yacht or two? Then how can you support Obamaramacare?”

SDpianomom on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:49:04

“Obamacare isn't set up to balance out the young-old, sick-healthy. The poor and sick will purchase plans on the exchange and the healthy will purchase outside the exchange where they can pay less and get better coverage. ”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:40:35 in Business

“could you please explain the correlation between the two? What do previously existing high tax rates have to do with current decreases in health insurance rates?”

HinkeyDinkeyDoo on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:45:02

“DUUuuuh!...On TOP of EVERYTHING else they are being taxed on, now they have a NEW TAX, and a penalty if they can not pay this new ObamaCare Tax!”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:38:42 in Business

“through the age of 26, they may remain on their parent's plan...one would hope by that time that they are concerned with their own well being & not just beer money...”

vmf211 on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:55:36

“If their parents have health insurance.”

Uhgg on Jul 27, 2013 at 01:46:43

“For a male 16 to 30 is chasing tail (gender preference ) and party been there and done that”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 27, 2013 at 01:30:52 in Business

“& how would you differentiate the national plan from the Massachusetts plan on which it was based?”

JK in GA on Jul 27, 2013 at 13:22:21

“(Your last response didn't have a reply button.)

Do you deny any single fact in this link? If not.....I've made my point.

http://race42016.com/2012/07/09/key-differences-between-romneycare-and-obamacare/

JK in GA on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:51:36

http://usconservatives.about.com/od/healthcare-issues/a/Obamacare-Vs-Romneycare.htm

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/09/obamacare-more-taxing-than-romneycare-two-laws-differences-debated/

http://race42016.com/2012/07/09/key-differences-between-romneycare-and-obamacare/

You will attack the websites but you cannot deny the uncontrovertible FACTS in the articles, especially the fact that obamacare was PARTISAN legislation that failed to get a SINGLE Republican vote. Romneycare was bipartisan.”
Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Maryland Touts Low Obamacare Health Insurance Premiums

Commented Jul 26, 2013 at 23:08:46 in Business

“I can tell you that the number of people who buy insurance here in Massachusetts has gone up and rates have gone down...”

ReadThomasSowell on Jul 26, 2013 at 23:19:09

“Let me ask you;  Is there a penalty to your state income tax deduction if you don't get Romneycare?  Is their one for Obamacare?”
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