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Poll: Fewer Americans Now Support Obamacare Repeal
ABC News ^ | 11/13/2012 | Z. Byron Wolf

Posted on 11/14/2012 7:30:33 AM PST by SeekAndFind

A record low number of American voters want to see the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – repealed, according to a new post-election poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Obamacare was not the top issue driving American to vote, although nearly seven in 10 Americans cited it as a “major factor” in their decision choosing between the candidates, according to Kaiser. Voters who listed Obamacare as a major factor were evenly split between Republican Mitt Romney, 47 percent, and President Obama, 46 percent.

But only 33 percent of Americans now want to see the law repealed. Romney had pledged to repeal the law and replace it with new policy. 43 percent of Americans view the law favorably and 39 percent view it unfavorably, according to the poll.

Seven in 10 Americans also cited the future of Medicare as a “major factor” in their vote. Obama led among this group, 50 percent – 41 percent.

National exit polls conducted on election day found 26 percent of voters wanted the law expanded, 18 percent want it left as-is, 27 percent wanted to repeal some of the law and 25 percent wanted to repeal all of it.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; bhohealthcare; healthcare; obamacare; repeal; socializedmedicine
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Read the full Kaiser Family Foundation poll here
1 posted on 11/14/2012 7:30:38 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Or simply are becoming more resign in other words.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 7:32:02 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: SeekAndFind
Just wait until all those new taxes kick in.

People are so stupid though, they'll just assume it somehow has something to do with the Bush taxcuts, and is therefore...

...BUSH'S FAULT!!!

3 posted on 11/14/2012 7:33:22 AM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: SeekAndFind

We are a nation of Idiots and we deserve everything coming to us.


4 posted on 11/14/2012 7:36:30 AM PST by my small voice (A biased media and an uneducated populace is the biggest threat to our nation.)
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To: SeekAndFind

So 52% want to repeal “some or all” of it?


5 posted on 11/14/2012 7:37:29 AM PST by paglia444
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Just wait until all those new taxes kick in.

But people will REALLY like Obamacare once the long waits, lack of doctors, medical work performed by interns, imported doctors from the third-world, government bureaucrat denial of your care, euthanasia, and declining medical technology innovation all kick in.

6 posted on 11/14/2012 7:42:17 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: SeekAndFind

One frog to the other frog, “does it feel warmer in here?”


7 posted on 11/14/2012 7:44:05 AM PST by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: SeekAndFind
They say in there that they had 1223 respondents ~ so, out of howmanyever calls that were made, 1223 people actually gave a response. With 91% of calls resulting in no respondents, that means about 13,000 calls were made.

You weren't home, or it said ABC, or it said KAISER, or it said PEW on your caller ID.

Abortion industry people, Feminazis and GBLT folks always answer these calls. Together they are less than 3% of the population, but by answering these calls they end up being 33% of the respondents.

Creates an interesting Leftwingtard bias to just about every poll.

None of the conclusions reported in the news release are valid, nor are they believable.

8 posted on 11/14/2012 7:44:27 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Which is why data analysis corrects for this.

Anyways - why is it when half the people support the repeal of obamacare it’s seen as a reason why we should dump these people. Hell no.


9 posted on 11/14/2012 7:47:07 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (They may take our lives... but they'll never take our FREEDOM!)
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To: SeekAndFind

“A record low number of American voters want to see the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – repealed”

The American Broadcasting sub-Ministry of Truth.


10 posted on 11/14/2012 7:47:07 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Just wait until they have to deal with THIS:

Is Obamacare too much work for the Obama administration?


11 posted on 11/14/2012 7:47:19 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: SeekAndFind
LOL. Wait until the law really gets implemented starting next year. The increased costs of healthcare, the additional taxes, the individual mandate, the reduction in employer provided healthcare and being forced into government exchanges, the elimination of Medicare Advantage programs, the reduced payments to hospitals and doctors and the edicts from IPAB will cause Obamacare to be the albatross around the Dems necks.

Look for tremendous public pressure on Congress to lessen Obamacare's pain forcing the costs to skyrocket and add huge amounts to the national debt and deficit.

These current polls are nonsense. The pain of Obamacare is coming.

12 posted on 11/14/2012 7:50:24 AM PST by kabar
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To: tumblindice
ABC getting in a last little bit of propaganda before costs start showing up on peoples' radar.

Won't be long now folks.

13 posted on 11/14/2012 7:51:38 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SeekAndFind

Another Bullshit poll!


14 posted on 11/14/2012 7:55:14 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: SeekAndFind

And we’re supposed to continue to believe polls? Just like we’re supposed to believe elections are honest. Even the democrat pundits know this was rigged. Mathews and the rest at msnbc were almost to tears for a week before the election. They were just as surprised as anyone else. Then they got giddy, as did Megan Kelley, as soon as they figured it out.


15 posted on 11/14/2012 7:58:59 AM PST by Terry Mross (I haven't watched the news since the election. Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: JCBreckenridge
Sorry, "they" aren't correcting for that particular bias ~ they like it fine.

However, if you push on too thin a sample with too great a bias, and ignore the fact you just disqualified 91% of your random sample calls, you are just making a sham of random sample techniques and theory.

This is called Augury ~ it keeps the goobers entertained ~ it should not be used to support one or the other arguments in the making of public policy.

16 posted on 11/14/2012 8:01:58 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: SeekAndFind

Doctors bled Washington until he was too weak to survive and now Washington DC will bleed doctors until they are too weak to survive. Ironic ain’t it?


17 posted on 11/14/2012 8:02:23 AM PST by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: skeeter

Once the `Affordable Care’ bureaucracy (administrators, support staff, IRS division—all with great salaries, pensions, benefits and federal employee work ethics) is in place, at that point we could cover it with garlic in its coffin, pour holy water over it and drive a stake through its heart ....

And It will just laugh, pull the stake out & snap it in half, then It will climb out & turn us upside down and empty our pockets.

“We’re in for some rough sledding.” Mr. Obvious


18 posted on 11/14/2012 8:04:23 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: skeeter

Just happened here. My rates went up 20%, prescriptions up 15% and coin/dedct went up.

Also, my doctor of 20 years informed me he’s getting out while the getting is still good. He’ll retire at the end of 2013 and he’s only 61 (many good years left to serve). He told me that he’s not the only one to get out of the profession. Some docs are tempted to form their own “health care club” where people buy memberships of 2k just to get into the door.


19 posted on 11/14/2012 8:09:42 AM PST by Kolath
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To: Terry Mross

RE: And we’re supposed to continue to believe polls?

I don’t know, but in this election cycle, the polls a lot of FReepers preferred to believe because they showed a lower Democrat sample vs Republicans were WRONG, and the polls a lot of FReepers ridiculed because they had a large Democratic sample vs Republicans turned out to be CORRECT.


20 posted on 11/14/2012 8:09:53 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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