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Monday, November 25, 2013

One Truth and a Lie About Obamacare

Posted by Paul Constant on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Truth: In Kentucky, where Obamacare is up and running, people are very pleased. They're pleased enough that some of them are rethinking the whole Republican idea that any government is bad government, according to the Washington Post's Stephanie McCrummen:

He’d never had insurance before and said his hospital bills were up to $23,000 at this point.

“Good night,” Lively said, tapping in his information.

Kids: five. Salary: about $14,000 before taxes.

“You’re going to qualify for a medical card,” she told Hudson.

“Well, thank God,” Hudson said, laughing. “I believe I’m going to be a Democrat.”

Remember, this is Rand Paul country. This is a huge deal.

(Via Daily Kos.)

Lie: John Boehner did not have the hellacious time of signing up for Obamacare that he claimed to have:

It turns out that Speaker Boehner lied about his struggles to sign up for Obamacare. The Speaker wasn’t having trouble with the website. He put the ACA rep on hold for 35 minutes.

Christ, what an asshole.

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