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Obamacare Affirmed: The Aftermath

Rumi Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:13 PM
"Obamacare isn't liked." Not at all true. When people are asked about the specific aspects of the plan, approval rates are around 80%. It's only when oversimplifying pollsters ask "Do you like Obamacare?" that they say no.
Guy Benson Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 4:45 PM
Keep telling yourself that. People hate the mandate, hate the taxes, hate the increased premiums, hate the increased deficits....but aside from all that, you're right!
John Bull Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:21 PM
Hey Mullah Rumi, I know for you muzzies any lie to infidel is acceptable..
but do you really think Americans wil buy that crap...
Just saying, everyone can see you folks are full of crap...

Allahkohakhber mullah...
Rumi Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 4:11 PM
Ah, yes, James, you have convinced everyone with your righteous logic.
Mike ATX Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:16 PM
In other words if you cherry pick a few things you can find a positive response. But that doesn't change the fact that most people don't like the act and most of it's key points.
Rumi Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:21 PM
"In other words if you cherry pick a few things you can find a positive response."

No, that's not what I said. Everything gets a positive response. Including the individual mandate, once people understand that if you require coverage of pre-existing conditions you MUST have an individual mandate.
Mike ATX Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 3:31 PM
Everything that is asked got a positive response. If I asked everyone if they liked puppies I'd get a positive response. If I asked if they liked puppies for $1,000/pup I'd get a different response.

Rumi Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 4:10 PM
I can see this is confusing for you Mike. Try this: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/25/us-usa-campaign-healthcare-idUSBRE85N01M20120625

It has been a remarkable and consequential 24 hours.  Over the last day, the American political landscape has -- in both the long and short term -- shifted considerably.  The president's signature legislative "achievement" has been Constitutionally affirmed by a slim majority of the United States Supreme Court.  The president momentarily celebrated his victory, even as many of his down-ballot Democratic compadres ducked and covered.  The conservative movement has been set ablaze over an issue that largely fueled its historic triumph in 2010.  And a series of watershed legal precedents have been established.  Let's begin by examining the long...