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EXCLUSIVE: Just 51,000 people completed Obamacare applications during the website's first week..
Daily Mail UK ^ | October 10, 2013 | David Martosko

Posted on 10/10/2013 1:59:33 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing

Just 51,000 people completed Obamacare applications during the first week the Healthcare.gov website was online, according to two sources inside the Department of Health and Human Services who gave MailOnline an exclusive look at the earliest enrollment numbers.

The career civil servants, who process data inside the agency, confirmed independently that just 6,200 Americans applied for health insurance through the problem-plagued website on October 1, the day it first opened to the public.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


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Laughable!
1 posted on 10/10/2013 1:59:33 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing
FULL TITLE of Article: EXCLUSIVE: Just 51,000 people completed Obamacare applications during the website's first week, out of tens of millions of Americans in 36 states
2 posted on 10/10/2013 2:00:39 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing

“The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare needs at least 7 million customers to stay afloat financially”

all the irs needs now is to lean on/threaten those in the 20’s to sign up or else, and problem solved..


3 posted on 10/10/2013 2:00:52 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: CivilWarBrewing

How many are reporters?


4 posted on 10/10/2013 2:01:00 PM PDT by alancarp (Obama will grab your guns and ship them to Mexican drug mobs.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

I get the feeling a lot of people are seeing the price tags on the exchanges, thought they were getting free or reduced costs, and just walking away.

They won’t be back, either.


5 posted on 10/10/2013 2:01:19 PM PDT by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

6 posted on 10/10/2013 2:01:22 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
MailOnline's sources are two Health and Human Services workers who have access to the data as it's crunched

This should keep the NSA employed, working to find the traitorous leaks.

7 posted on 10/10/2013 2:02:41 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: henkster

The cost is a driver yes, but I believe a total FEAR of one’s personal data getting compromised is just as strong.


8 posted on 10/10/2013 2:02:58 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: henkster

Hey, but they went far enough into the process for the Feds to know who they are. Haha!!


9 posted on 10/10/2013 2:03:20 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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10 posted on 10/10/2013 2:03:49 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: NautiNurse

UK reporters have sources on the inside but the American media doesn’t? LOL!!! How embarrassing!


11 posted on 10/10/2013 2:03:50 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Only 99.985% of the population to go....


12 posted on 10/10/2013 2:04:23 PM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: CivilWarBrewing

But at least 143 people (criminal illegals) signed up.


13 posted on 10/10/2013 2:04:51 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: CivilWarBrewing

MSM silence is nothing short of deliberate.


14 posted on 10/10/2013 2:04:55 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

That low? I would think out of over 300 million people you could get more than that to be part of experimental tests where they eat rat poison, just for the sheer novelty of it.

This is just awesome, if it can be verified as true.


15 posted on 10/10/2013 2:05:06 PM PDT by freedom462
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To: gov_bean_ counter
And how many of the 51k are pending a credit check to determine if they can pay for Obungacare, it just keeps getting better.
16 posted on 10/10/2013 2:05:43 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: CivilWarBrewing
God bless the UK press!

By my math, at this rate, the nation will be completely enrolled in 128 years.

17 posted on 10/10/2013 2:06:28 PM PDT by matt1234 (The NRA: Redefining "Too big to fail.")
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To: max americana

How does the funding work? Isn’t it the insurers who are going to take it in the shorts if not enough people sign up? The people actually signing up are more likely to be all the ones with severe health problems who maybe couldn’t get good or cheap insurance before. Isn’t it the insurers who need the young, healthy people to sign up to defray the costs of coverage for the sick ones?

I thought the Obamacare subsidies were funded through the individual mandate tax, medical device tax and other taxes which all take place even if no one signs up.


18 posted on 10/10/2013 2:06:32 PM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

.... I wonder how many of these new signees are fake Twitter followers of the President and Vice President?


19 posted on 10/10/2013 2:06:55 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: CivilWarBrewing
Hey, these are great numbers if you are selling tickets to a Tampa Bay Bucs game.

5.56mm

20 posted on 10/10/2013 2:07:04 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: RetroSexual

No wonder they didn’t want to quote any numbers yet.


21 posted on 10/10/2013 2:07:27 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Who in their right mind would give out all that personal info online even if the site was.secure. This is nuts!


22 posted on 10/10/2013 2:07:59 PM PDT by TBall
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To: DAC21

How many are fake accounts? (Half of obamas followers on Twitter were proven to be fake accounts)


23 posted on 10/10/2013 2:08:05 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: freedom462

Well 85% of us already had insurance, which is why any large government program like Obamacare was always going to be a wasted effort.


24 posted on 10/10/2013 2:08:24 PM PDT by JediJones (The #1 Must-see Filibuster of the Year: TEXAS TED AND THE CONSERVATIVE CRUZ-ADE)
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To: matt1234
By my math, at this rate, the nation will be completely enrolled in 128 years.

Not accounting for new population growth, that is.

25 posted on 10/10/2013 2:08:54 PM PDT by matt1234 (The NRA: Redefining "Too big to fail.")
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To: CivilWarBrewing

I guess we’ll need a whole lot more prisons to accommodate the violators.


26 posted on 10/10/2013 2:09:02 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: CivilWarBrewing

The 7 million number is bogus. What if most of that number get free healthcare and everyone else opts out?


27 posted on 10/10/2013 2:09:45 PM PDT by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: JediJones
Well 85% of us already had insurance, which is why any large government program like Obamacare was always going to be a wasted effort.

I don't know whether I'm going to be required to register on that site to prove my insurance status, or if it's going to be part of my next 1040. Or something all together different - maybe they'll come to my door and "interview" me with a menacing glare.

28 posted on 10/10/2013 2:12:15 PM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Gee! I guess we’ll just have to go to a single provider to make this work.


29 posted on 10/10/2013 2:12:25 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: CivilWarBrewing

51,000 scammed in a week, that’s not bad, scammers everywhere are encouraged.


30 posted on 10/10/2013 2:13:05 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: henkster
I get the feeling a lot of people are seeing the price tags on the exchanges, thought they were getting free or reduced costs, and just walking away.

They won’t be back, either.

Au contraire, my friend. Once you enter your data, there's no erasing it. You may not come back, but you will pay.

      ___________________

Relax. By my estimate, at 51,000 signups per week, it'll only take 113 years to register the US population.

31 posted on 10/10/2013 2:13:51 PM PDT by IncPen (When you start talking about what we 'should' have, you've made the case for the Second Amendment)
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To: max americana
“The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare needs at least 7 million customers to stay afloat financially”

Nonsense. Even if they only get 50,000, our overlords in DC will just raise taxes to cover whatever is needed. And if the People are too broke to pay those taxes, the Fed will just buy the debt with more money.

Remember, there is no failed government program that can't be kept alive forever just by throwing more money at it.

32 posted on 10/10/2013 2:14:06 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Well, the obvious solution is a single payer system. Wait for it...


33 posted on 10/10/2013 2:14:07 PM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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34 posted on 10/10/2013 2:14:21 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: PoloSec

And how many of those 51,000 will actually be writing a check for their health insurance?


35 posted on 10/10/2013 2:14:33 PM PDT by jaybee
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To: alancarp; CivilWarBrewing
alancarp :" How many are reporters?"

How mny are there to compare prices and programs ?
How many are unique visitors ?
Many people said that they could progress just so far , and then the software would just shut down , and boot them
and how many were like Hannity , and made multiple unsuccessful attempts to even get in ..
only to find a 404 ?

36 posted on 10/10/2013 2:15:49 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Completing an application isn’t the same thing as enrolling. You have to apply to even see the rates.


37 posted on 10/10/2013 2:16:44 PM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

UK paper, eh?

Some one leaked the info to them, it is unverifiable. Wonder what other info had been leaked, could be leaked....


38 posted on 10/10/2013 2:17:16 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
I believe a total FEAR of one’s personal data getting compromised is just as strong.

"If you're not doing anything wrong, you've got nothing to worry about..."

(in a sneering condescending Leftist voice)

Yes, I've really had that said to me...

39 posted on 10/10/2013 2:17:57 PM PDT by Old Sarge (And Good Evening, Agent Smith, wherever you are...)
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To: R_Kangel

These are probably Americans by the name of ‘Chad’. LOL


40 posted on 10/10/2013 2:18:09 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: max americana

““The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare needs at least 7 million customers to stay afloat financially””

We’ve got through all this crap for just 7 million people?


41 posted on 10/10/2013 2:20:25 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post))
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To: matt1234

The UK DailyMail reports more facts in one story than the NY Times, CNN, MSNBC, etc. do in a month.


42 posted on 10/10/2013 2:20:55 PM PDT by matt04
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To: CivilWarBrewing

The cost is a driver yes, but I believe a total FEAR of one’s personal data getting compromised is just as strong.


Also, from what I understand you need to give your data before you see the plans.

Where else do you need to do that before you can purchase a product ?

The excuse of “ well we need to determine what level of subsidy you are eligible for “ doesn’t fly......


43 posted on 10/10/2013 2:22:09 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: NautiNurse

MSM silence is nothing short of deliberate.


Can ‘t embarrass the King, while he’s lecturing us on financial matters like running the govt, and needing more money.


44 posted on 10/10/2013 2:23:53 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Someone should start an ad campaign warning people about signing up. :-)


45 posted on 10/10/2013 2:25:15 PM PDT by CityCenter (The solution to all problems is spiritual.)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Even the 51,000 number is an overstatement because the exchanges require people to fill out an application just to shop for and price the available policies. Thus, the big question is not how many people fill out an application to go shopping, but how many people actaully pried open their wallet and purchased a policy through the exchanges.


46 posted on 10/10/2013 2:25:59 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: CivilWarBrewing

It just goes to show that there are some running this health care signup, who can be bribed for the right amount of money. Just the kind of people we want watching over our health care, right?


47 posted on 10/10/2013 2:25:59 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: CivilWarBrewing

In order to make 7 million enrollees in 180 days, the system needs to see a minimum of 38K a DAY enrolling.

teeeeheeeeheee,,the system can’t handle 38k a day! Even IF the interest was there. No wonder Sebellius was begging donors to help.

This is so sweeeeet!


48 posted on 10/10/2013 2:27:01 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: matt1234

Of course, people will be dying off at a much faster rate than in recent years.


49 posted on 10/10/2013 2:27:40 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: DAC21

About 99 out of 100 applications are being rejected for insufficient data/info:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101087965


50 posted on 10/10/2013 2:29:45 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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