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About the Obamacare website rollout: So-rry. Yes, it’s a mess. Tears of apology have flooded the streets of Washington, raising the Potomac to dangerous levels. But the federal health plan’s website will be fixed. (The state exchanges seem to have it right.) Once Americans can get inside the doors, most should appreciate their options. To use real estate parlance, Obamacare is not currently a “drive-by.” Between now and then, though, expect continued histrionics as only ...


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wmarincic
November 6, 2013
6:10 a.m.

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Yes just a small percentage of people will lose their health insurance. Estimated at 128 million people. Where is the $2500 less we are going to save per family. What about our doctors that we were going to keep. If Obama's lies were a click of a clock, we could use it for a ceiling fan.

Phils2008
November 6, 2013
6:44 p.m.

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Thats pretty funny wmarincic. When you're a Democrat, if you aint lyin you aint tryin. The Gazettes new best liberal columnist "can envision the money saved from the efficiencies eventually exceeding the cost of the subsidies". See its not just Obama lying its the collective. It must be lying because they can not possibly be this delusional. Its also possible that I'm delusional thinking these liberal lemmings aren't delusional. Its obvious with the election of McAullife that a liberal could care less if they elect a liar, cheat, crook or con man. Credibility, honesty, integrity, and morals are not part of a liberals makeup. They are all about stealing from those that have and giving it to themselves. Cant wait for our favorite liberals here to parrot Obamas lie about his lie. Should be entertaining.

ChuckD
November 6, 2013
8:53 p.m.

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One of your favorite liberals here, stopping by to say, "what's the point?"
You two, with your eyes rolled back in your heads and drool on the fronts of your shirts are like a couple of zombies with bad flapjaw. Lotsa hate to offer but that's about it, eh? But hey, you got yours.

Damn, there I go feeding the trolls again....
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wmarincic
November 6, 2013
9:31 p.m.

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Actually, I don't have mine. I work 50 plus hours every week. Every penny I have in my retirement has been put there by me, not even any matching percentage from my employer. Health insurance, I pay $700 a month with a 10K deductible. The point is that hey,maybe some liberal out there trying to prove me wrong will actually do some real research and see that this is a crap law put together by a compulsive liar. Do you think that the liberal news is really turning on Obama? No, they are just knocking him down a little so they can put Hillary in his place to continue this little exercise in socialism.

ChuckD
November 6, 2013
10:21 p.m.

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Well, you do got yours. You've got a job (I don't know about Phils2008, he seems to have too much free time). So do I fortunately. Millions and millions don't though, or don't make enough to support their families. And they are hard-working, patriotic Americans dedicated to their families of all colors just like you and me who have had misfortunes or been dealt bad hands you two sadly can't seem to fathom. You got yours.
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But you don't see that when you nervously look through the keyhole of your fortress door. You see those brown people, the single woman with three kids and her irresponsible lifestyle or you see the foodstamps at the grocery store buying things you're sure they don't deserve and you think 'they're all welfare cheats!'. Or you cruise up State Street, the Main Street of your little world and see the hotels and fried chicken joints and want to scream 'get a job'! You made the right decisions. You worked harder than them all. You got yours.
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I have some important information for you two, do with it what you want. There's ALWAYS going to be cheats and scumbags and dirtbags. Always. Find another planet if that's too troubling for you. But I and a growing majority of the American people feel most people are what I first described and that we as a caring, and yes, faith-based, society owe it to them to lend a hand and an opportunity to make this a stronger country. And that's what Obama's efforts to reform healthcare are about.
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But your side didn't win and continues to lose more each election so you two just want to shut it all down. You got yours.

wmarincic
November 7, 2013
7:48 a.m.

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ChuckD, there you go assuming again. I with my 50 hour plus week was also a volunteer food pantry director for more than 5 years and also a volunteer advocate for women and children for 3 years at agencies that are still around today. Oh yeh, my wife and I also started a youth group in Schenectady for inner city kids that also gives them food and Christmas presents. We started this with a local pastor and his wife and the youth group is still ongoing today. Don't for a second assume that I don't have compassion for people or know the realities of poverty.

Phils2008
November 7, 2013
7:40 p.m.

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ChuckD, Ive worked more hours in my life to support my family then you and 10 other lazy liberals would even consider working. Thats the rub of it, I was never too good to do any job. I aspired to a days labor for a days wage. Its called a work ethic, something you lazy liberals dont believe in. You just think if I work 70 hours a week you deserve some of it. Not one dime from any federal or state program. Dont even talk about jobs until you understand what you liberals have done to the companies that provide them. Correction provided. This Messiah of yours has spent more time destroying jobs then creating them. Keystone, forget, coal forget it, small business, forget it. People will never have a future under your rule. Thats a fact. I don't owe anyone anything contrary to your blather. I will help anyone that needs it. I will not enable them. You think an unmarried woman with 5 kids is my responsibility and feel better about your pathetic self because you force me to pay for her irresponsibility. it'll be a cold day in hell before liberals give more to charity then us uncaring conservatives.

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