Skip to comments.Death, Taxes, and Obamacare
Posted on 01/03/2014 2:22:45 AM PST by markomalley
Democrats plan to make 2014 about the minimum wage. Several news reports suggest the party plans to coordinate with unions to get ballot initiatives going around the nation to raise the minimum wage. They think this will incentivize turn out for them in 2014. It is an admission against interest they think Obamacare is hurting them.
It is also foolhardy. Gay marriage initiatives drove Christian conservatives out to vote for President Bush and against gay marriage in 2004. Barack Obama is not on the ballot in 2014. There is no guarantee people will turn out to vote for the minimum wage and there is no guarantee, even if they did, that theyd also vote for a Democrat for Congress who will keep Obamacare.
As best the Democrats might try to change the subject, the horror stories about Obamacare will keep coming. Just last night on my radio show, a nurse from a local hospital called in. A patient showed up at her hospital emergency room on January 1st. His insurance had been cancelled so he went through the process of getting Obamacare. But it appeared he failed to complete the process. While the hospital tried to figure out where he needed to go and who could see him, he had a heart attack.
In Virginia, the UKs Daily Mail interviewed patients who were turned away by hospitals because of their Obamacare related insurance snafus. And thats just the start of a holiday week.
The Democrats are going to do their best to show as many anecdotes as possible favorable to Obamacare. But they have yet to reach a level of sign ups even equal to the number of people whove had their insurance cancelled. Still others, who will get Obamacare, will get increased out of pocket costs.
The Democrats have hoped people would rejoice at the subsidies. But now getting married will be more costly. Adding employees will be more costly. Having kids will be more costly. Dont worry though. Young men now deemed adults at the age of 27 will get their pregnancies covered, even if they dont think they can get pregnant.
About the only thing that can save the Democrats from this public poicy nightmare is John Boehner pushing amnesty forward. And that just might happen.
Dems are going to do anything, resort to any idea, any carrot, no matter how unobtainable, no matter how outrageous to deflect the Obamacare situation.
Be prepared for answers to Obamacare questions to be deflected to “But this will get you the money that you need to pay for life’s necessities” and “we are committed to making sure that you can own your own home”, etc, etc.
Obamacare is a noose around the Dem Party’s neck. They know it, no matter how much they deny it.
“About the only thing that can save the Democrats from this public poicy nightmare is John Boehner pushing amnesty forward. And that just might happen.”
Count on it. One hand washes the other.
The republican leadership has already thrown the midterms and the next coronation... of hildebeast clintoon.
The MSM has a potent spin machine, but I do not see how they can cover up the fact that 10's of millions of people will lose their existing health insurance and doctors. Even for the LIV's who watch NBC/ABC/CBS/NYT pushing stories of the Obamacare "success", they will see firsthand the people around them panicking over the imminent loss of healthcare coverage.
Yeah. It won’t be long till the seasonal gop trolls descend upon us.
You just GOTTA vote for the gop! You just GOTTA! The future of our country and western civilization depend on it!
Well they will not have a happy experience this election... not on FR!
“Well they will not have a happy experience this election... not on FR!”
I reckon they’re gonna find this a downright unfriendly place.
That’s what I was thinking! ;-)
“Thats what I was thinking! ;-)”
Heh heh heh.
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