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Obama's health law finally gets real for America

Mary509 Wrote: Nov 03, 2013 9:44 AM
"A different prong of Obama's coverage expansion seems to be doing fairly well. It's an expanded version of Medicaid, embraced so far by 25 states and the District of Columbia." Well of course it is - these are all of the freeloaders lining up to continue to rape my paycheck. Bottom line is - I will NEVER trust a government that can't manage a car rebate program, the post office, the social security program, or hire a website contractor - and that is the short list. Obamacare is just another thing they are using to destroy our country from the inside out. I will not sign up and I will not pay the penalty - time to go find the tea and dump it in the harbor..

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now is when Americans start figuring out that President Barack Obama's health care law goes beyond political talk, and really does affect them and people they know.

With a cranky federal website complicating access to new coverage and some consumers being notified their existing plans are going away, the potential for winners and losers is creating anxiety and confusion.

"I've had questions like, 'Are they going to put me in jail if I don't buy insurance? Because nobody will sell it to me,'" said Bonnie Burns, a longtime community-level insurance counselor from California. "We have family members who are violently...