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Fact Or Fiction: Obama Declares "Mission Accomplished" On Affordable Care Act

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Fact or Fiction?

After a series of minor inconveniences like a website that wouldn’t work, millions of people losing their preferred coverage and many of the laws key components being postponed, the April 1st deadline for signing up for Obamacare has come and gone, and the President is in a celebratory mood.

Being wheeled in on a wheelchair to make a show of how so many more Americans now have access to healthcare, Obama declared an end to Major Signup Operations in healthcare.  He began his speech by saying “Today, we can all see the wisdom of operation insurance freedom.”

He then went on to say that the lack of availability of health insurance for so many in America was “like a weapon of mass destruction” to our economy, and that what the ACA brought forth was “regime change against the axis of evil of health insurers and pharmaceutical companies”

One reporter asked the President if perhaps the celebration was premature, since so much of the law has yet to go into effect, and nobody can say whether the new regime will in fact be better than the old one. Responding in that cute way that makes us forget so many of our other disappointments with him, Obama responded by saying “don’t be a party pooper.”

Source: Omid Malekan

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:33 | 4626519 90's Child
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Obama don't be a knee grow.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:44 | 4626543 Mr Pink
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Pelosi declared today that all of the jobs lost in the Bush recession have now been replaced.

Mission Accomplished! 

Seriously...check out the Huff post. I'd go back and get the link but I just ate

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:00 | 4626588 are we there yet
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Poor Mr. Pelosi having to fill hers. (Gaaag)

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:03 | 4626602 pigs-n-space
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Not a good mental picture..........

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:27 | 4626653 Manthong
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Some of the best parties I think I remember attending had no connection to reality or sane behavior whatsoever, too.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:51 | 4626722 NotApplicable
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Tyler, why do you troll your own readers so hard?

"Fact or Fiction" is hardly an applicable title for satire.

Though, to be honest, this fiction is likely every bit as factual as the Op-Ed that Donna Brazille wrote today about Obama vs. Putin.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:24 | 4626811 Keyser
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If these scumbags had to only state the truth, they would all burst into flames. Broom Hilda would be the first to go poof... 

 

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:35 | 4626829 666
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When will we be able to say mission accomplished by replacing all the jobs lost in the Obummer jobs hole?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 20:56 | 4627011 Drifter
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You dare question der Fuhrer?

You vill be shot!

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 02:56 | 4627579 All Risk No Reward
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The need to shoot people is greatly reduced as Operation Idiocracy and the Pharmacological Revolution have been so successful.

Operation "Insurance Freedom."

Well, it's official then...  we've been enslaved by Bankster insurance corporate fronts.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 20:29 | 4626956 Bill of Rights
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She makes scum look appealing. This women is the sweat on my balls after a good workout .

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 12:35 | 4628082 Truthseeker2
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"Mission Accomplished" alright!

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http://stateofthenation2012.com/?p=2442

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Obamacare: Was the ACA a planned legislative disaster?
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:54 | 4626571 Everybodys All ...
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These people are absolutely crazy. They must live in an alterante universe to utter such nonsense.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:04 | 4626603 NOTaREALmerican
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Re:  absolutely crazy

Not really, smart-n-savvy really.

The job of the Teams is to manipulate their dumbasses with bullshit.  There's specific packages of bullshit that work on each Team's true-believers.  

And the Blue Team (D)umbasses respond to this particular package of bullshit.

 

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:29 | 4626662 SheepDog-One
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Really....so that's why clowngress approval rating is under 10%, and the Messiah himself has all-time record low near Bush approval numbers? I don't think it's working as well as you think.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:34 | 4626676 john39
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and yet the torture goes on... almost as if to mock the people.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:39 | 4626684 NOTaREALmerican
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Re:  I don't think it's working as well as you think.

Are you trying to tell me in 2 years time the (D)umbasses and (R)etards on here won't be arguing about how _____________ is better than _______________ because of __________________?

About 30% of the human brains are configure for authority worshipping kick-ass daddy fascism (who the Red Team supplies the bullshit for) and another 30% of the human brains are configured for authority worshiping smothering-mommy socialism (who the Blue Team supplies the bullshit for).

Why do you think we've been in a (R)etard and (D)umbass loop for about 100 years?   Nobody is thinking.   We just believe what our brains are configured to do.   

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:48 | 4626712 Overfed
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I'm afraid you're wrong about that. It's more like 90% are authority-worshipping-bootlicks, with about a 60/40 split between nanny-state totalitarianism and fascist totalitarianism. Those who truly desire freedom are a tiny minority. :-(

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 20:03 | 4626882 Borrow Owl
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Sad...but true.

Unfortunately, the vast majority of H. sapiens sapiens are, in reality, little more than dimwitted herd animals- which means that those of us who truly understand and cherish the concept of liberty will, for the foreseeable future, have no other choice but to continuously invent ways to circumvent the insane edicts of that most evil of evils which the herd has been trained to worship since birth- ie, the government.

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 08:40 | 4627778 Pizza man
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The proof might be in the pudding. We elected Teleprompter in cheif TWICE!

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:05 | 4626604 StacksOnStacks
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SILVER BITCHEZ!!!!

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:34 | 4626521 GotGalt
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Was that Kathleen Sebelius I just saw spiking the punch? 

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:38 | 4626526 Tenshin Headache
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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:39 | 4626533 drendebe10
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Hahahahaha , "....party pooper." from the lying fudge packer in chief..

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:01 | 4626596 Harbanger
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The pooper slooper farted again.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:46 | 4626704 CCanuck
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 " I Luuuv to party in Barry's Pooper"

 

Hugs & Kisses

Reggie (Party in the Pooper) Love

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:40 | 4626537 LibertyBear
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I think I've heard "Mission Accomplished" from another President, that regretted it, I just can't paint the picture of who...

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:45 | 4626548 Never_Put_Down
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Mission Accomplished in political terms means another decade of corruption, waste, deception and lies

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 08:45 | 4627786 GetZeeGold
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Bush backed off Mission Accomplished a little.....Obama is going full tilt retard.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:00 | 4626749 Bazza McKenzie
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What you are remembering is the lie presented by the media.

The "Mission Accomplished" banner Bush was photographed under referred to the ship on which he was speaking, which had accomplished its mission in relation to Iraq.  It was not Bush claiming he had accomplished his mission.

Looks like you bought that MSM lie hook, line and sinker.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 19:11 | 4626777 OpenThePodBayDoorHAL
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Gimme a friggin' break, you're saying Bush posed in front of that sign BY MISTAKE? Admit it, your man was a total friggin's disaster who started these disastrous wars. And yes I think Obomba is just as big a disaster.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:43 | 4626540 Bill of Rights
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FUCKEN clown and a liar.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:58 | 4626579 are we there yet
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The association of professional clowns resents your assertion that Obama lives up to the standards of AOPC.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:46 | 4626550 Manipuflation
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I hated that prostrate exam anyway.  I really, really hated it.  Get your finger out of my asshole please.  We all have to die some day anyway.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:53 | 4626733 NotApplicable
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It takes a special sort of genius to equate healthcare with an anal probe.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:47 | 4626552 NOTaREALmerican
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(Disclaimer:  I'm against the Fed being involved in health-care, including OldFart health-care, but I think the states should provide it.)

I was somewhat surprised that only 6 million people are considered a success.

I thought there was something like 30 or 40 million people without health insurance. 

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:55 | 4626575 are we there yet
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It is even worse. Lots of people were thrown out of their old health care because of the new mandates. The result is that the 6 million as low and fabricated as it is does not include the number of health care plans disolved. I do not know of any person personally who has signed up for obamacare. But to be fare I do not know anyone who admits to ever voting for Obama in the first place.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:15 | 4626628 pigs-n-space
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Success? Yes they were able to get the people who lost their jobs and health care from the Bush era, all of their jobs and health care back. I think its a great success..........  WE have to pass it to know whats in it, you can keep your health care if you want and I can see Russia from my house...... Holy shit this whole government is wacked, full retard.. Abandon Ship   

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:49 | 4626555 kito
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7.1 million "uninsured" 

3 million became uninsured when their policies were prematurely cancelled due to obamacare requirements

another 2 million likely havent paid their premium

another 2 million who signed up that were medicaid eligible (wouldve gotten coverage anyway)

 

so essentially nobody signed up

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:51 | 4626556 Being Free
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Mrs. Free and I used to have good health Insurance.  It went away because of Obi Care and now we have none.  We will NOT be participating in this latest statist scam.  EOFS!

[edit-add for NSA] We are using the savings to buy bullets!

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:51 | 4626564 Everybodys All ...
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There might be something clinical going on with this guy.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:51 | 4626565 q99x2
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Obamacare destroyed as much of the US economy as it possibly could have so I guess Obama, TOTUS of the NWO, can claim that it was a success.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:56 | 4626570 Esso
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Oh, boy. The shit piles up so fast. I think we're gonna need a bigger pooper scooper.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:56 | 4626577 nmewn
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Lets see here, 4-6 million insurance policies cancelled and its spike the ball time in "saying" you have 7 million signed up, although of that seven million, you CAN'T SAY how many are young or old or who have paid or how many are actually MediCare signups or how many are getting a taxpayer funded subsidy...because, ya know, its the "Affordable Care Act".

No wonder the tech & healthcare sectors have been selling off...Mission Accomplished!

Well done ;-)

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:57 | 4626578 One of We
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Who are you gonna believe me or your lying eyes?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:58 | 4626584 Seasmoke
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Mine , is still in the cart.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:03 | 4626601 83_vf_1100_c
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  It was no doubt counted as part of that 7 million figure.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 17:59 | 4626586 Agent P
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More uninsured people in the US today than when Obamacare was passed...you're doing a heck of a job Brownie!

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 18:00 | 4626589 83_vf_1100_c
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More slanted numbers from our gubmint. If obie says it, it is a lie. I am blessed. I am an ex mil/ind complex employee, retired. USAF, forgive me, I was young and came from a long line of miltary family members. The good news is my family gets decent medical coverage for life. The bad news is I am stuck in the VA system which sucks ass. No o'care for this family...til they renig (pun intended and yes, I know how it is really spelled) on my retirement contract. Probably not even then. Fuck the .gov. I'd gladly give up my benefits for some freedom.

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