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Fox News Poll: 56 percent want to go back to pre-ObamaCare system
Fox News ^ | May 22, 2013 | Dana Blanton

Posted on 05/23/2013 11:34:28 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Majorities of American voters say their family will be worse off under the Affordable Care Act, and think it would be better to go back to the pre-ObamaCare health care system.

A Fox News poll released Wednesday finds that while 26 percent of voters say their health care situation will be better under the new law, twice as many -- 53 percent -- say it will be worse. Another 13 percent say it won’t make a difference.

Almost all Republicans (85 percent) and just over half of independents (51 percent) say they will be worse off under ObamaCare. Nearly half of Democrats expect to be better off (48 percent), while about one-quarter believe they will be worse off (24 percent).

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2013polls; care; health; obamacare; poll
As more parts of Obamacare take effect, this number should go higher.
1 posted on 05/23/2013 11:34:28 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

What we’ve been saying all along about this piece of crap legislation is finally hitting home even with the low information voters? Wow. It might be too late though.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 11:38:14 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

1200/mo.

6,000 deductible


3 posted on 05/23/2013 11:38:39 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Majorities of American voters say their family will be worse off under the Affordable Care Act, and think it would be better to go back to the pre-ObamaCare health care system.

Actually, what would be better would be to return the business to it's pre-goobermint-intervention state, which would go back almost a century.

The failing of the pre-ACA system that Dumb-as-craps lamented were real, but they weren't the result of an unfettered, UNDER-regulated free market as they were selling it. They were the result of the PREVIOUS round of government meddling, which can be laid at the feed of the PREVIOUS round, and so on ad nauseum (pretty literally).

4 posted on 05/23/2013 11:39:20 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: b4its2late

I’m thinking at best it can be frozen. I don’t think it can be turned back.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 11:40:43 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: DonaldC

How are you defining “frozen” in this context?


6 posted on 05/23/2013 11:41:50 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Gee, you would think that the Republicans would want to run on that as an issue.


7 posted on 05/23/2013 11:42:07 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

The beauty of the “pre-ObamaCare health care system” is that it wasn’t really a “system” at all.

Just like we don’t have a food procurement “system”. Nor an auto insurance “system”.

It’s called Freedom. A free market. To buy what you want, from whom you want. Or to not buy at all, if you so choose.

A “system” usually involves government wrecking our freedoms, in order to buy votes from whiners too lazy to earn things for themselves.


8 posted on 05/23/2013 11:43:59 AM PDT by repentant_pundit (Sammy's your uncle, but he behaves like a spoiled rotten kid.)
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To: taxcontrol

My heart bleeds for any idiot who voted for Obama and now realizes that Obamacare sucks...Not.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 11:44:58 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Obamacare will never be repealed. We missed our chance when we failed to elect RINO Romney. We never really had a chance to elect Romney as we are beginning to learn. The Nazi tactics of the Obama Administration saw to it that the election would be stolen no matter what.

Chicago machine meets Vladimir Lennon. “It doesn’t matter who votes, only who counts the votes.”


10 posted on 05/23/2013 11:45:19 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Free goodies for all -- Freedom for none.)
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To: DonaldC

yes it can, defund it, then repeal it.


11 posted on 05/23/2013 11:45:28 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: taxcontrol
Gee, you would think that the Republicans would want to run on that as an issue.

If they did, then why did they nominate Romney of Romneycare fame?

12 posted on 05/23/2013 11:45:39 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

My company’s premiums (which I have to pay personally, since I am a partner) have gone up 76% since Obamacare passed. My family coverage premium has gone from $19,000/year to over $27,000/year, which means by the time it takes effect I will also be hit by the 40% excise penalty tax (”Cadillac Tax”).


13 posted on 05/23/2013 11:45:53 AM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: Resolute Conservative

“yes it can, defund it, then repeal it.”

Not gonna happen. Some parts of it have too much popular appeal. I think instead we will see an acceleration to single payer, especially as employers become more active at trying to avoid dealing with it at all, ie going with more part time jobs and such. Pandora’s box is already open and I don’t see any way to close it.


14 posted on 05/23/2013 11:49:23 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
And another 22% were afraid to answer that way....
15 posted on 05/23/2013 11:50:04 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: sportutegrl

My post was an attempt at sarcasm in pointing out why Romney was a bad choice for our candidate.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 11:52:24 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Make all the politicians live under the same rules and we can go back to pre-Obastardcare.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 11:53:58 AM PDT by Old Yeller
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To: taxcontrol

Indeed. Let it get ugly. Let 0bamacare get ‘all up in people’s grills’. Bring it on. Send me another form, asking me if I buy Big Gulps. Let it get ugly, then exploit the F out of it so the Repubs can grow the House and get the Senate back.


18 posted on 05/23/2013 11:54:31 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: taxcontrol

But there is no doubt we’d be in better shape, at least economically, if Romney would’ve won. Too bad the rat in the WH was running all sorts of illegal interference during the election. He should be in jail for the ‘ops’ he was running during the election.


19 posted on 05/23/2013 11:56:27 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: repentant_pundit
"A “system” usually involves government wrecking our freedoms, in order to buy votes from whiners too lazy to earn things for themselves."

I'm not exactly sure why, but I just seem to love your screen-name!!!

As to your splendid comment... Here! HERE!!!

20 posted on 05/23/2013 11:56:31 AM PDT by SierraWasp ("Bitter Ender," "Bitter Clinger," Yes on both. COUNT ME IN!!! I love God and guns, but not gays!!!)
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To: DonaldC

If you defund it, repealing it becomes irrelevant.

That way frightened Pubbies can keep their fingerprints off stuff like repealing the free birth control or (ahem)CHILDREN staying on Daddy’s plan till age 26.

Those will just fade away when the whole thing collapses.


21 posted on 05/23/2013 12:01:34 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost; Grampa Dave; dixiechick2000

I’m still laffin over the way you put that absolutely correct sentiment into such hilarious words!!!


22 posted on 05/23/2013 12:01:59 PM PDT by SierraWasp ("Bitter Ender," "Bitter Clinger," Yes on both. COUNT ME IN!!! I love God and guns, but not gays!!!)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

Obamecare is toast. It’s too big , too complicated...too many moving parts. I’m not sure what’s going to happen when the wheels fall off though.


23 posted on 05/23/2013 12:10:57 PM PDT by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: DonaldC
I think instead we will see an acceleration to single payer

That was the whole point of Obamacare - come up with a system that is so bad that the sheeple will beg for socialized medicine instead.

24 posted on 05/23/2013 12:22:29 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: repentant_pundit

“To buy what you want, from whom you want. Or to not buy at all, if you so choose.”

That’s fine, but what about the hospitals, doctors, nurses, et al who are forced by law to provide services to everyone? That is the problem that was created by government, and Obamacare is government’s “solution” to the problem they created.


25 posted on 05/23/2013 12:22:33 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Impeachment File on Benghazi Coward B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro, a legal citizen of the sovereign Nation of Indonesia.


26 posted on 05/23/2013 12:43:57 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: DennisR
what about the hospitals, doctors, nurses, et al who are forced by law to provide services to everyone? That is the problem that was created by government, and Obamacare is government’s “solution” to the problem they created.

Exactly right. Forcing them to serve everyone is a huge government assault on freedom.

A free society would best enable us to volunteer and donate to help our fellow citizens who are unable to pay for medical needs.

.

27 posted on 05/23/2013 12:45:40 PM PDT by repentant_pundit (Sammy's your uncle, but he behaves like a spoiled rotten kid.)
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To: DonaldC

global EMP :)


28 posted on 05/23/2013 12:48:29 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: repentant_pundit

This is b.s. poll, if that many thought this about obamacare how did he get reflected. Phooey on polls!


29 posted on 05/23/2013 1:06:27 PM PDT by lilypad
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

That’s why the democrats need 30 million new illegal alien voters on welfare


30 posted on 05/23/2013 1:30:45 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

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31 posted on 05/23/2013 1:33:27 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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32 posted on 05/23/2013 2:18:25 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

yeah well, that 56% can **** off.

Welcome to Obama’s America. :)

/sarc(???)


33 posted on 05/23/2013 2:58:44 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Osama Obama's ultimate dream for the country is CanadaCare...I've seen the interview where he says that.In Canada there are major heart operations which,under official government guidelines,have an allowable wait time of 6 months (I saw that on an official Canadian government healthcare website).At the large hospital where I worked (for 20 years) a patient who urgently needed heart surgery waited minutes and those who needed non urgent procedures (not all heart operations are of an "emergency" nature) could have it done within a few days at most.

Just research the Canadian and British newspapers to see how many people there wait months for heart surgery,for an appointment with an oncologist or for a hip replacement or a cataract operation.

34 posted on 05/23/2013 3:14:26 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

< voice of The Rock >”IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT YOU THINK!” < /voice >


35 posted on 05/23/2013 3:17:05 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
And a linky - IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT YOU THINK!
36 posted on 05/23/2013 3:19:04 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Given that at least half...and probably more like two-thirds...of this nation's Rat voters are layabout parasites it's not surprising that half of them would think they'd be better off.

It's kinda like Medicaid here in Massachusetts.A long time ago it was decided that those recipients (a huge percentage of whom are worthless parasites) would receive infertility benefits under the state's plan.When some people expressed disapproval the Rats' response was "well,we can't have a two tier health system with the most vulnerable among us getting the inferior plan.That would be racist".

37 posted on 05/23/2013 3:26:55 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Majorities of American voters say their family will be worse off under the Affordable Care Act, and think it would be better to go back to the pre-ObamaCare health care system.

And the real effects of Obamacare haven't even been felt yet. Wait until October when all the insurance exchanges are supposed to be in effect (and there will be utter chaos instead). And when the masses who thought voting for Obama would give them free medical - and instead they will be paying through the nose for insurance with a huge deductible and copays.
38 posted on 05/24/2013 1:24:21 AM PDT by yorkiemom
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To: yorkiemom

The Dems want to delay 0bamacare regs due to it affecting elections but.. That could go on forever. LOL


39 posted on 05/24/2013 8:43:53 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Many on the Left have long pushed for “direct democracy” (public referendum votes on laws) in place of representative republican government. Something tells me that they’ll stop squawking about it now.


40 posted on 05/24/2013 8:46:33 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

56 percent may want an end to socialist health care, but they did not vote that way just six months ago.


41 posted on 05/24/2013 6:02:45 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

42 posted on 05/24/2013 6:05:48 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: repentant_pundit

Which is kind of what we do right now, but it is still cheaper than a Federal government bureaucracy.


43 posted on 05/24/2013 6:22:15 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Yep. The majority of Obamacare supporters either haven’t figured out that it’s mandatory and they have to pay for it, or still think it’ll be a lot cheaper than their current costs. In California, they’re just barely getting their exposure to the reality of it. Somewhere around October it’ll finally show up on the LIV’s radar. Then the fun starts!


44 posted on 05/24/2013 6:22:27 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Most people think that it’s the big corporations, the oil companies, their utilities, their employers that are screwing them, and don’t ever think that the gummint can screw them as badly as Obamacare will. SURPRISE!


45 posted on 05/24/2013 6:27:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

California came out with some preliminary fees this week that weren’t quite in that range, but they had this charming little provision that indexes not only the premium subsidy, but the actual benefits to your income. For a given plan, those who’ve spent productive lives will be charged from 2 to 10 times more in co-pays. The pharmacist will need to know your income range in order to compute how much your prescription will cost.


46 posted on 05/24/2013 6:32:37 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: SierraWasp; GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

“Indeed. Let it get ugly. Let 0bamacare get ‘all up in people’s grills’. Bring it on. Send me another form, asking me if I buy Big Gulps. Let it get ugly, then exploit the F out of it so the Repubs can grow the House and get the Senate back.”

Hahahahahaha!!!

SW, thanks so much for the ping, and it’s so good to see you!

The only thing I would add is that “Repubs” = TEA Party.

Excellent post,GWG, Thank you!


47 posted on 05/24/2013 11:50:35 PM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Chickens...comin' home...to roost! O/T "Horrible customer service" ???)
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