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Friday, May 11, 2012

ObamaCare Pays

Posted by on Fri, May 11, 2012 at 8:58 AM

Remember how Bush put his name on those stimulus tax checks? Obama, it's your turn to let it be known:

Sebelius trumpets $1.3 billion in rebate checks coming soon to American mailboxes from insurance companies who haven’t spent enough on patient care.
15.8 million policyholders to get cash back or premium breaks thanks to Affordable Care Act.
And, yes, this is a big deal.

I'm beginning to see a pattern here. By appearance (and not by substance—this post is not about substance), Obama never has successes that are isolated in this or that part of his presidency. Instead, several come all at once: the fall in gas prices, gay marriage statement, checks from ObamaCare—one after the other. (I would almost include the fall of Sarkozy, which will deeply shake Germany's resolve against stimulating the European economy.) Then calm, buildup, and release.


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You know, it was such a rational, reasonable post until the part about Sarkozy. It wasn't until that bit of insanity that I realized I'd been suckered into actually reading a Mudede post.
Posted by also on May 11, 2012 at 9:33 AM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 2
The republicans will (predictably) complain that Obama is spreading the wealth around, taking money from successful "small businesses" (i.e., giant insurance corporations) and giving it to lazy poor people. And socialism. And hurting the "job creators."
Posted by Urgutha Forka on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 AM · Report this
malcolmxy 3
Don't forget about interest on student loans that the Congressional Democrats conveniently set to expire last month.

People act like you gotta have a 30 second spot with a flag waving in the background in order to be on the campaign trail.

Obama is, quite possibly, the most charismatic president of the modern age. Too bad he lacks the character to use his charisma for good.
Posted by malcolmxy on May 11, 2012 at 10:18 AM · Report this

Obama is about as helpful to society as Captain Amazing of Mystery Men.

First his incompetence causes a problem, then he "fixes" it, leaving it only 50 percent broke from where it was in the first place.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on May 11, 2012 at 11:30 AM · Report this

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