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Obama: "I Am Sorry" Americans Will Lose Their Existing Health Plan Because Of Obamacare

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Remember all those YouTube clips (the same medium used to nearly justify World War III) that caught the president lying again and again with promises and assurances everyone would be able to keep their existing insurance plan under Obamacare even though he knew full they wouldn't, until a week ago, thanks to what is left of the non-brownnosing media, as much was revealed to the general public? Well, it's time to come clean, and once again via clip. Moments ago, in an interview with NBC, the charming and very photogenic president said he was "sorry."

"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," Obama told NBC News in an exclusive interview at the White House. "We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this."

Surely a good start to make sure "they know they are heard" is for nobody to lose their job over this fiasco, even those who claim full responsibility for the "debacle."

As for apologies, perhaps it would be more prudent to wait until 2014 when the true costs of this latest welfare Ponzi scheme are revealed for all to see and experience: then it will be a daily tirade of non-stop apologies. So let's just chalk today down to a general rehearsal.

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There, there, Obama. All is forgiven. Just please tell Mr. Chairwoman to keep pushing that Nasdaq to its old time highs. Because who knows - without the daily distraction from the economic collapse this country finds itself in, an apology just may no longer be sufficient...

 

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Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:34 | 4132930 TeamDepends
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Finally, he tells the truth!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:37 | 4132950 mcl2177
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You really think he means it

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:43 | 4132968 Skateboarder
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He will personally send a drone strike to {Waziri, Paki}stan, just for you.

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:45 | 4132994 CH1
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The kind of bullshit faux apology only a politician could make with a straight face.

Fuck you Barry, and fuck the rest of the Blue/Red brigade with you!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:46 | 4132997 tsx500
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President Stompyfeet

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:51 | 4133026 kaiserhoff
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Because Obama...,

    blows goats.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:52 | 4133033 King_of_simpletons
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Watch 'Ethos' without prejudice Michael Moore, Woody Harrelson in Netflix.

Surprisingly balanced.

Dems = Repubs

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:55 | 4133051 12ToothAssassin
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Isnt this supposed to come out on Friday afternoon?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:58 | 4133060 kaiserhoff
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before a thee day week end.  Hell yeah.  Good catch.

Fuckers can't even read a calendar.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:02 | 4133074 tsx500
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oh, i'm sure they have a (another) doozie to drop on us on Friday afternoon ... just wait !

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:07 | 4133101 suteibu
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That is sure to be Sebelius' "important announcement" tomorrow.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:09 | 4133118 knukles
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Oh, its a four day weekend 
Friday is the moozlum day of Alcoholic Excess and Dispensation of Indulgences

In the meantime, more bad news...

http://charlotte.cbslocal.com/2013/11/07/botched-nc-traffic-alert-warns-...

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:12 | 4133137 suteibu
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Fucking hilarious.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:20 | 4133182 knukles
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AmeriKa...

Where the AmeriKan people unwillingly loose their own private healthcare at the behest of their government and Iran gets to keep its nukes.

Fuckin'-A  This Progressivism Does Wonders for the Soul.

Jesus H Fucking Christ!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:32 | 4133211 macholatte
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What Barry didn't say >>>>>>>

a)   I knew this was going to happen and decided to fuck the sheeple in the ass anyway.

b)   I've always known why absolutely none of the Red Team voted for my communist manifesto but since Soros bought me a Peace Prize and the media too I could give a fuck about the sheeple.

c)   Yeah, I knew all about it and I'm still President. So fuck off!

d)   It's Bush's fault. Let's talk about immigration reform, or as Hillary likes to call it, The next great fleecing of America.

e)  Why do you think we call them sheeple?

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:37 | 4133241 knukles
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I just walked out my front door and down the street to get my mail...
And yelled at the top of my lungs:

 

"You can keep your health plan if you like it"

About 5 times...

I await the sheriff's presence....

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:52 | 4133298 philipat
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Shall we now move on to the other promise that "The average US family will save about $2500 pa in pemiums". I recommend that the Repugs just let ACA be because it will implode all by itself with a net  result of FEWER Americans insured, MUCH higher costs for all which will be unaffordable to many and more enrolled in Medicare/Medicaid. Guess who will pay for the latter?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:13 | 4133378 nmewn
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I find it amazing the shills who still advocate for this POS actually say "we need the young & healthy to sign up or it won't work."

<Face palm>

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:16 | 4133575 macholatte
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One more thing Barry didn't say.......

 

Look. It's not too late to put this fiasco on hold for another year, sort out the problems and then have another go at it.

 

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:22 | 4133582 Manthong
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Ich bedaure, dass die Gaskammern sind hier für dich.

Wir lesen Ihre Lippen, mo fo mit großen Ohren.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:05 | 4134091 Manthong
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It is comforting to know that the DEINC (Dumbo-Ears- In-Chief) feels your pain.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 02:50 | 4134238 Yes We Can. But...
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This douche-bag makes Slick Willie seem like Honest Abe and Jimmy Carter seem like George Washington.  Mike Dukakis looked more at home in that tank than this asswipe looks in a leadership position.

I want for a moderate breeze to come along and send this awkward quisling ( http://www.thefreedictionary.com/quisling ) drifting clumsily off to some far away place, say, the Sargasso Sea, or Namibia perhaps, where he can do no more damage and be heard from no further.

 

Forever.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 03:36 | 4134293 Manthong
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Dumbo's ears will show up on any patriot's gaydar.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 09:48 | 4134789 kralizec
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He lied, but the useful idiots will still love and obey him...

Crash, burn...die.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:26 | 4133583 Joe Davola
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The apologist in chief.

And since he claims to be a lawyer, I'm sure there were a lot of weasel words after I'm sorry...

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:38 | 4134035 DaveyJones
Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:57 | 4134067 Manthong
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gosh..

this debacle is better than mainlining cooked crazy pills after snorting sterno in a peyote smoke lodge.

..don't criticize it if you haven't tried it..   :-)

sorry.. I forgot the interlude where the metallic paint gets huffed.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 09:50 | 4134811 Joe Davola
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What, no Krokodil?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:55 | 4133303 Zer0head
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@teamdepends

 

congrats

 

dumbest comment award (ever) on ZH

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:58 | 4133310 TeamDepends
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How is that, friend?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:12 | 4133373 Keyser
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Calling Oblamo a goat fucker is an insult to goats everywhere. 

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:01 | 4133516 TeamDepends
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Are you and Zer0head on dope!!!  It was kaiserhoff who implied that Barry was intimate with goats, which is entirely possible with these freaks.  As for you Zer0head, see  our comment below and be careful what you say.  "Dumbest comment ever", really?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:40 | 4133648 Manthong
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Gee, kids..

Let us not be distracted whilst our goats and other barnyard creatures are being abused by our respected perverts in DC.

After all, it is the right of our military officers to be joined in deviant unions and to lock us all down in during feigned terrorist events.

We have earned this distinction.. cherish it – or else.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:08 | 4134101 SAT 800
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Knukles, you need a vacation.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 02:35 | 4134240 disabledvet
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he's been on a roll for two years now. that's gotta be a record. i think he could even say "i think Obama is the greatest ever" and get up arrowed 500 times at this point. what's the record for green up arrows anyways? i know i've gone "deep red" a time or two. and why isn't there a Nobel Prize for Attitude Problem? I mean the Nobel guy did invent dynamite after all. "and this award for going nuclear on line goes to...

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:02 | 4133515 Tom of the Missouri
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WHAT DOES OBAMA SAY?  Someone should put that to "What Did the Fox Say" music and sing it.   The Lyric King could rearrange the wording to make it work.

Here is the tune.  http://youtu.be/jofNR_WkoCE

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:11 | 4133126 nmewn
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They've already used "sorta of a God"...but now he says he's sorry, so that a god is out...some sorta demigod from Chicago apparently.

Maybe they can circle back around to the perfect crease in his pant leg, making his male sychophants legs tingle as women pass out in the aisle from all his hard pivots.

Barry Hussein Davis, statist porn star ;-)

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:22 | 4133189 knukles
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Even Demons believe in God.. and Shudder
        -parpahrased from the book of James 2:19

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:29 | 4133218 nmewn
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You cannot have one without the other ;-)

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:53 | 4133299 Deo vindice
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At least the demons tremble at the presence of God. Just goes to show how evil some men are when the thought of facing judgment doesn't even make them skip a beat.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:03 | 4133085 Troll Magnet
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Just went to that shitrag Huffington Post to read the reactions of all those libtards and came away CONVINCED that all those pol sites have been taken over by the public employees union.  Public employees spending work hours posting comments on libtard sites?  Par for the course for our gov't, I suppose.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:00 | 4133322 Meat Hammer
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They confirm what we already know will happen.  This will all be blamed on the greed of capitalism as we surge toward to new USSA. If corporations couldn't make profits, we would have Utopia.

Gun, meet throat.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:18 | 4133397 Keyser
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And what would happen if 1/2 the S&P 500 companies decided to move offshore? 

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:51 | 4133702 max2205
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Translation:  sorry you will be broke paying for my health care and even moar dependent on moar government

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:42 | 4133890 TruthInSunshine
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Paul Krugman is proposing that the government provide full time, full benefit jobs to those of working age that don't already have such government jobs, which would not only reduce unemployment, but resolve this ObamaCare fiasco, since tens of millions more than the present 23 million government workers would then have Mercedes health care plams & gold plated benefits & pensions, too.

The best part is that it can be financed by using platinum trillion dollar coins, minted & deposited monthly.

Krugman doesn't get paid the big bucks, have his own op/ed on the NYT, a professorship at Princeton and win prizes for nothing, don't ya' know.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:24 | 4133994 e_goldstein
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Then it would be the S&P 250, but don't worry, the remaining ones will still screw us for every nickel they can.

 

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:05 | 4134094 SAT 800
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!!!!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:09 | 4133775 Buck Johnson
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Never heard of the movie, I will watch.  He had to come out and say something because he was caught red handed and he knew that people would lose their insurance.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:13 | 4133977 StychoKiller
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All any Republicon candidate has to do during the upcoming election fight(s) is air a political ad with the Obamatron spouting "If you like yer plan, you can keep it." (over and over and over).  Run, you Decepticratic jokers!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:51 | 4133030 lewy14
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My insurance is canceled as of Jan 1. 

My exchange is completely broken.

FUCK YOU BARACK OBAMA!

(Worth expending from my precious lifetime allocation of caps lock.)

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:04 | 4133092 booboo
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But then added " I'm good at killin people"

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:41 | 4133128 knukles
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+ a bazillion

and now for the death and assassination panels to be combined in a newly created establishment known as the Ministry of Death

 

and they'll start a C-Span PayParView channel for watching everybody die, real time called:

                Live Death

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:26 | 4134004 e_goldstein
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Nah, Knuks, they'll call it the Ministry of Life.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 03:47 | 4134305 Aaronson.Jones....
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Yes, The Ministry of Life.

TV won't be pay per view, it will be free, mandatory viewing for all; 2 minutes per day. We call it... Two Minutes Hate.

Show your zeal!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:35 | 4133240 Flatchestynerdette
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Bazinga!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:25 | 4133206 t0mmyBerg
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i have lost my insurance twice.  the first time the guardian just closed their healthinsurance business the minute the law passed.  now i am unable to get small group policy written in the state into which i moved becasue i need apparently to get a family plan modeled on the shit in the exchange so my old plan in my old state will not carry over.

thats what you get though when you make the president of your country a guy named barack obama.  i mean wtf?  what kind of fucking name is that for the president of theunited states?  third world name, third world president, now third world country.  you get what you pay for.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:37 | 4133446 duo
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third world is right.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:27 | 4133615 Bernankenstein
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Better start using the term 4th world, as describing the U.S. as 3rd world is an insult to all virtuous 3rd world countries.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 02:04 | 4134198 IndyPat
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Only thing missing is chickens in the street

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:00 | 4133320 NotApplicable
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The letter arrived here in the mail today, cancelling my grandson's coverage on 1/1, and of course, I can't add him to mine.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:21 | 4133405 nmewn
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Central planning at its finest.

I assume his parents are without a health insurance policy, as that was another major "selling point" of this grifter...that one can keep their kids on their insurance until 26yrs old.

These people really didn't know WTF they were doing OR knew exactly what they were doing.

Either way, its bad.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:40 | 4133879 Miffed Microbio...
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People who purchase individual health plans obviously are rugged individuals who shun groups. Obviously terrorists. President Obama clearly saw the danger here and made a preemptive strike. Now they must be forced to join the Collective for the betterment of us all. How comforting to live under the rule of such a wise, Supreme Leader.

Miffed;-)

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:43 | 4134048 DaveyJones
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it's not socialism, it's not single payer, it's not money saving, it's not better healthcare. It's not anything but corporate / government crime

the plan came from both parties because they're both corrupt and both whores to the insurance / drug masters

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 03:25 | 4134287 John_Coltrane
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Yet, oddly only one party voted for it!  And actions always speak louder than words.  Just remember that.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 14:35 | 4136028 DaveyJones
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and you really think the other party doesn't bow to same slavemasters? This is about publicly positioning against the other party (no matter what the issue) to make the public think there are two parties. There aren't. Remember the basic core design came from "the other party."   

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:54 | 4133300 rubiconsolutions
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"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me,"

"......however, you still have to comply with the law because I'm the president and I say so."

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:18 | 4133396 CvlDobd
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"When the president does it, that means it's not illegal."

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:19 | 4133400 Keyser
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That really didn't work out too well for Tricky Dick... 

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:55 | 4133052 wee-weed up
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... and then his pants caught on fire!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:20 | 4133402 Keyser
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I would rather his head explode. 

 

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:13 | 4134111 SAT 800
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Wouldn't that be wonderful ! If he was really sorry; he could resign. That would be acceptable.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:47 | 4133008 TeamDepends
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Of course not!  The guy can't not lie.  We were refering to "I am sorry".  That much is true.  I/we mean, this guy is making W look like a Rhodes Scholar!

budumpshhhhhh!!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:17 | 4133168 BandGap
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In the venacular of my hometown - BLOW ME>

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:54 | 4133043 Ident 7777 economy
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Onion article?

 

 

 

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:25 | 4133192 nonclaim
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Obama and his empty speech:

[...]

In 2011, when S&P downgraded the credit rating of the U.S. for the first time in our country’s history, President Obama gave another speech. It was a good speech, as far as speeches go—he is an outstanding speaker. But that speech was all President Obama did. Therefore the national debt grew bigger, and the cost to insure it against default rose from an average of 25 basis points to 55 points.

Soon after the barbaric assassination of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three of his subordinates inside our diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, carried out on the symbolic date of September 11 by certified Islamic terrorists, President Obama gave another speech. It was another good speech, but speeches alone do not prevent terrorism. The subsequent 2013 terrorist attack during the Boston Marathon was followed by one more presidential speech. “Homegrown extremists. This is the future of terrorism,” the president proclaimed. All we needed to do was close down Guantanamo and make a slight change in how we used drone airplanes.

A few months ago, when the terrorist government of Syria killed some 1,300 people with chemical weapons, President Obama gave several speeches. But speech-making is all he did, and that allowed Putin’s KGB, now installed in the Kremlin, to take over the handling of our policy toward Syria. A few days ago, when Obamacare’s website collapsed, the president reacted with one more speech, assuring the country that Obamacare “is working just fine. In some cases, actually, it’s exceeding expectations.” The Washington Post‘s Ezra Klein said the speech was almost identical to one he could have given if the launch’s rollout had gone smoothly. He was right. It was just another glasnost speech.

[...]

Worth a read:

http://pjmedia.com/mihaipacepa/2013/10/30/lenin-stalin-ceausescu-obama-h...

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 02:59 | 4134257 disabledvet
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"your benefit check is so not in the mail" is part of a disinformation campaign? see comment below. this is not complicated...but can very easily become so given all the "cat herding" involved. http://www.lbjlibrary.org/press/making-harry-trumans-dream-come-true this was last true "cajoler in chief." talk about a steam roller. Bob Dole's ADA expansion in the 80's stands out as at that level as well. not much since though. this thing got ram-rodded through...as with so many other things oh these many years...meh. welcome to Washington. Wall Street is a fickle master when it's in charge of your government program. who needs gold when you can have "all the QE you need" right?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:51 | 4133479 DanDaley
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Not a mistake, no, no, no, not a mistake at all.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:27 | 4133614 SkottFree
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We will believe you when you send everyone that lost there insurance a hand written letter leting them know what a lieing ass hole you are!

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:31 | 4134021 SAT 800
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No; but in a way it's true' he's the sorriest thing I've had to look at for weeks.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:37 | 4132951 achmachat
Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:46 | 4133002 Skateboarder
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I hadn't read your post and posted exactly that above before changing it. Can't think of better imagery.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:40 | 4132965 nmewn
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He's not sorry.

He wants single payer. He wants people crawling on their knees to .gov for "health insurance". The only thing he's sorry about is he got caught lying so quickly.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:46 | 4133001 CH1
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He's probably having a hissy fit that the NSA and the networks didn't cover for him.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:41 | 4133053 nmewn
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Mr.Transparency didn't count on people actually reading the bill to see whats in it or following up on what regulations were to be developed for it.

Obama is the president, as president he is over the "regulators". The regulators write the regulations that make the "law" work. HHS reports to him.

Page 34,560...everyone will eventually lose private health insurance as we know it, if the "law" stays in force:

https://webapps.dol.gov/federalregister/PdfDisplay.aspx?DocId=23967

Period.

///////////////////

Ahhh, we have a wandering gnome in our midst from HuffPo.

Well, I will assume you don't like bailing out "big biz"...yes?

Read it and weep:

http://washingtonexaminer.com/if-obamacare-fails-taxpayers-get-to-bail-out-the-insurers/article/2537887

Its-In-The-Law.

"Risk adjustment and reinsurance both require profitable health plans to share risk with unprofitable ones. As exchange insurers take on thousands of new patients of unknown risk, the provisions prevent any one plan from collapsing right out of the gate based on dumb luck.

All the money for reinsurance and risk adjustment comes from insurers, but the risk corridor is different. At the corridor's center is the point at which a health insurance plan breaks even after paying for patients' care and allowable administrative costs.

If an exchange plan's performance varies in either direction by more than 3 percent, it either collects a subsidy from federal taxpayers via the Department of Health and Human Services to recoup part (50 to 80 percent) of further losses, or it has to kick back a similar share of the excess profit.

Ideally, the money kicked back by profitable health plans can cover the subsidies for plans that lose. But unlike with the other two R's, there is no legal requirement that the numbers balance or limit on what can be paid.

So imagine that we do enter a “death spiral” situation in which a large number of exchange health plans lose big and very few turn sizable profits. This could result from a delay of the individual mandate (reducing incentive to sign up); or from the current open enrollment period being extended (during which the uninsured can literally sign up for insurance on the way to the hospital); or from lack of interest among the healthy uninsured; or from faulty websites deterring all but the most desperate from enrolling."

Better get busy signing up the young & healthy who don't want or need health insurance and strip mining their meager earnings to make this puppy work.

They're young (remember?) just starting out in their lives, practically zero assets and on the bottom of the pay scale...and now you're going to ream them for "health insurance"?

Good luck wif dat ;-) 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:53 | 4133039 kaiserhoff
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The Dim Senators are scared shitless over the blow back from this.  They know what's coming.

If Harry Reid would allow a vote, the whole damn thing would go down in flames,

But that would be democracy.

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:04 | 4133336 Meat Hammer
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"If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so."

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:04 | 4133090 Everybodys All ...
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Bullshit... This is the game plan to go to single payer. Fuck him. If he's sorry repeal the fucking law.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:09 | 4133120 booboo
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Shiit if republicans would have thrown down a few perjury charges they might have kept control of the house, now all bets are off. Serves them right for bei g pussies, prep for a democrat controlled gooberment

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:13 | 4133148 knukles
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Amazing description of the Virginia governor's race:

 

The Republican Estabilshment is at war with their Base.

'bout says it all............

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:47 | 4133278 Flatchestynerdette
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They called me. The RNC. After Christie won and Cuccinelli lost.

They had the nerve to call me.

I told them 3 words into their scripted manifesto: screw you, just like you did Cuccinelli. Take me off your list. And then hung up.

I'm done. War with the base? I'm about to shake hands with a 99%'er. We're all in the same boat but we've been told to hate each other. Middle class? What middle class? Say that and you're "oppressing" those that use SNAP cards for food.

School vouchers? You're oppressing (fill in the blank group here) for your privilege life style. Home school b/c you don't want to learn about the communist manifesto or Mao's red book at age 5? What kind of parent are you?????

Don't want to give the big banks or the big corporations a tax break? Must be a liberal.

Like I said - there's nobody for small business and middle class. We've become the United States of Corporate Oligarchies. Its them vs. the base.

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:04 | 4133337 nmewn
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Welcome aboard.

Its not that hard to understand. We're not all Keynesians now, afterall...lol.

They wil be rooted out from their crevices, to the-very-last-one...all of them. Metcalf "bit the bullet" today for his unpardonable sin of comparing a right, to a crime.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/11/07/guns-ammo-fires-editor-apologizes-for-gun-control-column.html

You do not have a right to scream fire in a crowded theater when there is no fire. There will be more.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:12 | 4133374 Meat Hammer
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I'm about to shake hands with a 99%'er. We're all in the same boat

Agreed.  The Tea Party and Occupy live in the same neighborhood but just can't see it.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:20 | 4133591 nmewn
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We just had to introduce ourselves to each other, first ;-)

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:12 | 4133140 Nothing but the...
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Any other self respecting American president would have tendered his resignation over an issue like this. This is the worst president to serve the USA.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:51 | 4133292 CH1
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This is the worst president to serve the USA.

Ya' know I really couldn't argue with you.

Beating some of the previous Bozos was a tough job, but I think he's done it.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:39 | 4133250 Er Wang Dong
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Not really.

 

The truth is he doesn't give a shit about you or me...

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:23 | 4133411 Dr. Everett V. Scott
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Obama is about as 'sorry' as Joe Stalin.  

 

People who lost their health insurance are just a "statistic".

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:53 | 4133490 Hard Assets
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Sorry, I live on Antarctica.

Is this the retard that visited the 57 states?

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:19 | 4134123 SAT 800
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Yeah, that one. The Affirmative Action Kid; Mr. Retard to you.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:55 | 4133495 Brennus
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He's as sorry as the scorpion that stung the frog carrying him across the river. In before, "It is his nature..."

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:18 | 4133579 Fistfull of wor...
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For the Children!!!

Fuck the Children!!!

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 04:07 | 4134313 Deathrips
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Im sorry little chicken, I have to eat you for dinner.......mmmmm...diner..burp.

RIPS

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 04:50 | 4134349 Hobbleknee
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"...we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this."

 

More lies.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:34 | 4132933 krispkritter
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How do you say 'Dick!' in Kenyan?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:35 | 4132939 suteibu
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Obama

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:48 | 4133012 alphamentalist
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And the Kenyan word for 'sucks'?

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:48 | 4133017 suteibu
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Barack

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:50 | 4133022 alphamentalist
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figured

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:08 | 4133076 Running On Bing...
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I promise I won't cum in you, Kenyan style.

Lol, 9 months later and you dudes are going to need you Obamacare.

Over.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:53 | 4133038 gafgroocK
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In Kenyan, they do not have such a one word.

 

They only have the two-word translation of "Dick-Head"

as it is pronounced "Barack Obama"

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:02 | 4133329 DosZap
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Don't be sorry,legislate new laws making them able to at the same rates.You LEGISLATE everything else.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:36 | 4132945 LetsGetPhysical
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Stuff your sorries in a sack, asshole.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:55 | 4133049 James-Morrison
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Lies have been spoken.
Followed by, Problems will be fixed?
(crickets)

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:07 | 4133099 Running On Bing...
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But, it's a good product. If it were on the shelf on the dolla store people would buy it!

Over.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:38 | 4132952 XenoFrog
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Naturally, he took full responsibility and immediately resigned.

 

Oh wait. It's Obama. He just says he's sorry that we feel lied to, then goes right back to lying.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:32 | 4133112 wee-weed up
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Yep, the Oblamer is never responsible for anything...

Always blaming someone else for his fuck-ups!

This incompetent boob couldn't hold the jock-strap...

Of President Harry Truman - "The buck stops here!"

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:41 | 4133258 Oldwood
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He is sorry if we are stupid and  "misunderstood" the words coming out of his mouth and he is sorry if we are smart enough to understand he is a lying cocksucker. He is SORRY....

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:20 | 4133593 starfcker
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i intend to ask him why all this lying, in person, about ten years from now, when he greets me at harrah's in atlantic city

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:39 | 4132962 whoopsing
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This guy looks like he is on crack

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:44 | 4132987 CHX
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By now, he probably is, or will be quite soon.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:47 | 4133004 BurningFuld
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Apparently there is now a video of him and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:29 | 4133219 Arkadaba
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No, this is a guy on crack:

New Rob Ford rant

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 22:02 | 4133517 Serfs_Up
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Reminded me of Chris Farley...can't think of why

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:40 | 4132963 sangell
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I shit in the milk of your sorrow!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:55 | 4133054 kaiserhoff
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But you can always get a third job to pay for my great Soviet Experiment.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:22 | 4134129 SAT 800
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Don't hold yourself back ! Go ahead and tell us how you feel about this!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:40 | 4132964 ElvisDog
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"We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position"

What does that even mean? It's okay that he lied, because he's going to hear the complaints of the people he lied to? How is he going to "deal" with folks who have had their insurance canceled because of the mandates in his law? I would love to see a poll "Do you believe anything Obama says?"

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:54 | 4133048 lewy14
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It means he's going to leave it up to his apparatchiks in the media to explain to you that if you're fucked, you had it coming.

He's not going to fight that battle when others will fight it for him.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:59 | 4133061 bonderøven-farm ass
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...

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:07 | 4133100 y3maxx
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Is there some type of Nobel Prize "Useless Apology" Category?

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 00:37 | 4134034 e_goldstein
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Yeah, I think Krugman won that one.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:17 | 4133162 wee-weed up
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"We've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we are going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position"

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That might actually mean something if we had real journalists who would doggedly follow up on it and make him explain exactly what he's going to do. But all the sycophant MSM has it's collective nose so far up Oblamer's ass, he knows he can get away scott free on that claim.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:16 | 4133385 Meat Hammer
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Welcome to FEMA camp, folks.  Prepare to be dealt with.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:14 | 4133790 Reckonball
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I call top bunk!

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:25 | 4134132 SAT 800
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Exactly what I was thinking; I don't want this guy dealing with me or mine; If Hitler told you he was going to deal with people who were complaining about the state's orders; would you be optimistic? Shudder.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:41 | 4132970 Hughing
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His minions are getting killed in their districts. Blah blah blah till 2015

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:25 | 4134133 SAT 800
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Followed by intensified waves of Blah, Blah, Blah.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:41 | 4132972 salvadordaly
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FUCK YOU BARRY!!!!!!!!!

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:43 | 4132982 The Shootist
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There it is.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:42 | 4132977 IridiumRebel
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Is he sorry for my friend Ben who needs a liver from an auto-immune disease who was dropped and now must have a $10,000 defucktible? His old policy was so shitty cuz I'm sure he plans on having a fuckin baby once the whole liver thing clears up on its own. TRUE STORY. Guy is fucked now. He is one of my oldest friends. 38 years old. I found out last week. I am speaking to him tonight for the last time unless a miracle happens. Sorry is not good enough. Fuck you is....

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:48 | 4133013 CH1
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Condolences, IR.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:54 | 4133044 IridiumRebel
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Thanks. If only he was some piece of shit sucking .gov teets and breeding more dumbass EBT cucarachas. Sucks to be white and lower middle class. Prolly better this way for him as he won't have to ride out the coming conflagration.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:19 | 4133399 Meat Hammer
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Start a PayPal website and collect donations for your buddy.  Charity without the barrel of a gun at your head is what Americans used to do.  

If and when you set it up, give us the link.  I can't speak for others, but I'll put some fiats in the hat.

Just an idea.  Easier said than done, I know.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 21:42 | 4133459 Jena
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Good idea -- I can add some bitcoin to it, too.  Sorry for your friend, that is rough.

What really pisses me off is the way they make it sound like this is just a tiny portion of the population and these people don't really matter in the grand scheme of things.

Well, they do matter, they're gonna get desperate and telling them how insignificant they are seems to be really poor management of the whole deal.

And it isn't like the problem is not going to grow.  They're just dealing with the self-employed first.

 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:06 | 4133765 IridiumRebel
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We are a rough and tumble lot, but there is much charity here. I need to get him on the horn, but I have been unabale to reach him.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 01:00 | 4134085 ultimate warrior
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I pray for your friend. I'm not all that religious but Iv'e had enough death in my life to question "what is all this shit for." I don't know the answer and I spend a lot of nights staring at the stars by myself asking questions that don't come answered,,but I do know if you are this web site then at least you are ten steps ahead of everyone else and you will get through your troubles. Keep the peace stay SAIN my friend. 

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:13 | 4133783 island
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What really pisses me off is that back in JULY I described in detail the cancellation-high-premium-worse-coverage scenarios that are being brought to light now.  I did the research for my own situation.  Read the filings with our Office of the (worthless) Insurance Commissioner.   Neither of my Senators (dumb Murray and elitist Cantwell) gave a damn.  * As someone noted earlier in the thread, I am just a statistic.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 23:19 | 4133817 Meat Hammer
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People are just statistics to statists.  

Like this nugget from Madeleine Albright about 500,000 statistics. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0WDCYcUJ4o

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 20:16 | 4133166 Chaos_Theory
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Have him commit a felony.  First offense will end in a minimum security prison with full medical. 

Or just go batshit and take out every white fool with Obama 2012 stickers on their car.

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