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White House to Spend $20 million to Pitch ObamaCare
Townhall.com ^ | May 23, 2012 | Bob Beauprez

Posted on 05/23/2012 8:45:57 AM PDT by Kaslin

Ever since the Democrats passed ObamaCare "so we could find out what's in it," Americans have overwhelmingly said they didn't like the new law. 

Now, the Obama Administration is spending $20 million of taxpayer money on a new public relations campaign to try to sell us, yet again, on this unprecedented intrusion into our lives by legislation that 72% of Americans believe violates the Constitution.

The new public relations campaign "will inform the American people about the many preventative benefits" of ObamaCare according to the White House spin machine.   Porter-Novelli, one of the planet's glitziest consumer marketing firms, has been awarded the $20 million contract to direct a "national multi-media campaign" - the key word there is "campaign."

Americans by a margin of 56:37 currently favor complete repeal of the President's signature piece of legislation, and the animosity against ObamaCare continues to grow according to Rasmussen's regular tracking of public opinion. That presents a significant challenge for a President seeking re-election.   

So under a ruse of informing the public, the White House is using another $20 million of your money for his personal campaign purposes.

The more I hear about ObamaCare, the more I feel sick.  

From Heritage:

A Freedom of Information Act request filed by the group Judicial Watch last year revealed the lengths to which HHS has gone to attempt to sell Obamacare to a skeptical public:



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To: Kaslin

Out of which slush fund is this $20 mil coming from?


21 posted on 05/23/2012 9:30:27 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: Kaslin

This is nothing but campaign fraud, illegally using taxpayer dollars to send out a campaign message.

The FEC needs to be shut down because they don’t give a s*it about illegal foreign donations, illegal lottery schemes, and illegal/fraudulent voters.


22 posted on 05/23/2012 9:34:56 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama has cut and run from what he called "the right war".)
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To: Kaslin

This 20 million will have no effect on the polls of Obamacare. Nor, is it intended to.

This money will go to TV Stations, Radio Stations and Newspapers that have carried the socialist agenda. A payoff.


23 posted on 05/23/2012 9:42:01 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: TexasCajun; tennmountainman; Copenhagen Smile

Yes, why else waste $20 million of taxpayer money on a “new public relations campaign” when the Supreme Court may rule against it anyhow?


24 posted on 05/23/2012 10:26:42 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Pollster1

Yes, and what savings?

Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., “...They just didn’t understand how we could save money on this by adding more people to the system...”


25 posted on 05/23/2012 10:28:04 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Kaslin
For God's sake, House Republicans DEFUND THIS EXPENDITURE!
26 posted on 05/23/2012 10:43:11 AM PDT by eCSMaster (Conservative patriots, Rise up!)
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To: eCSMaster
Are you forgetting that we only have the House, while the rats have both the White House and the Senate.

I am sick and tired of some in here not putting the blame on where it belongs. The Rats

27 posted on 05/23/2012 10:58:56 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Blame?! How about the GOP bastards at least PUT UP A FIGHT. All I’ve heard recently is crickets while the gaggle around here chant ABO


28 posted on 05/23/2012 8:47:11 PM PDT by i_robot73
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To: tennmountainman

Gotta get the payoff checks written before SCOTUS strikes it down


29 posted on 05/24/2012 12:57:26 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo ("No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.")
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To: The_Sword_of_Groo

That’s all this is. Ads placed with socialist media that has carried the water for Obamacare. Nothing more than slush fund intended for Obama’s socialist media friends.


30 posted on 05/24/2012 3:17:26 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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