AP sources: ObamaCare “on track” to hit seven million sign-ups before deadline

posted at 11:21 am on April 1, 2014 by Allahpundit

I’m not sure what “on track” means given that the deadline’s now come and gone. Presumably it’s a reference to last week’s extension for people who are “in line”: All you need to do is swear that you tried to sign up before March 31st but ran into technical problems and you get extra time to complete the process. That extension was, transparently, all about giving the White House a better chance to reach seven million sign-ups — their original projection for enrollment this year — so that they can now declare “mission accomplished.” It was, like so many of O-Care’s exemptions and shifting deadlines, all about politics. Even though anyone who’s following this issue knows that a good million or more of these sign-ups are or soon will be invalid due to nonpayment of premiums or the simple fact that “sign-ups” includes some people who selected a plan on Healthcare.gov even though they didn’t actually complete the purchase.

Obama’s going to take a victory lap at 4:15 p.m. today. If he’s excited about this number, imagine how excited he’ll be when he finds out how many sign-ups are valid.

Beating expectations, President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was on track to sign up more than 7 million Americans for health insurance on deadline day Monday, government officials told The Associated Press.

The 7 million target, thought to be out of reach by most experts, was in sight on a day that saw surging consumer interest as well as vexing computer glitches that slowed sign-ups on the HealthCare.gov website…

Seven million was the original target set by the Congressional Budget Office for enrollment in taxpayer-subsidized private health insurance through new online markets created under Obama’s signature legislation.

Not only are “sources” whispering to the media about up-to-the-minute sign-up data, an HHS spokesman reported last night that the website had received nearly five million visits on Monday alone. Which led Byron York to marvel:

We still don’t have data about how many of the seven million were previously uninsured (CBO projected as recently as February that 13 million people formerly without insurance would gain it under O-Care, including the Medicaid expansion) or what the age mix of the various new state risk pools is. Logically, you would think the late enrollment surge would consist mainly of “young knuckleheads” who held off on signing up until the last minute because they don’t desperately need coverage. That’s good news for insurers and for fans of the law, of course, since more young adults in the pool means more healthy people being gouged to subsidize those with preexisting conditions, which in turn means premiums will rise less steeply next year. The bad news for insurers is that, per some recent estimates, young adults comprised just 25-27 percent of the overall risk pool headed into the final month of enrollment. There’d have to be a lot of twentysomethings diving in over the past four weeks to get the administration close to its target of 40 percent or so overall.

In case you missed it yesterday, by one estimate, three-quarters of new ObamaCare enrollees are paying higher premiums now than they used to — which, of course, is very much by design, no matter what The One might tell you. If you’re going to have guaranteed issue and community rating for the sick, the extra revenue to pay for their treatment has to come from somewhere. Exit question: What happens next year when roughly half of new enrollees with subsidized coverage lose their subsidies, bumping them down to Medicaid coverage or no coverage at all?


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It’s a miracle!

gwelf on April 1, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Propaganda numbers — Goebbels

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 11:23 AM

It’s bogus but can’t prove it.

gerrym51 on April 1, 2014 at 11:24 AM

LYING LIARS AND THE LIES TOLD BY THOSE LYING LIARS

SDarchitect on April 1, 2014 at 11:26 AM

April Fools!

2Tru2Tru on April 1, 2014 at 11:27 AM

LIARS.

portlandon on April 1, 2014 at 11:27 AM

Funny. & million but they can’t tell you numbers for any states. How many bronze plans are paid for in California. How many gold plans are paid for in New York?

The system to measure enrollment and payment isn’t even in place, but somehow they are putting out figures.

And, apparently medicare counts like we never had anyone sign up for it before.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Obama’s going to take a victory lap at 4:15 p.m. today

Well, why shouldn’t he? Today’s named after him.

Happy Nomad on April 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

And a video killed our Ambassador too. Pffttt…

rhombus on April 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

What is going on with that case that contests the subsidies for states using a federal exchange?

I do hope the Dems pay for screwing up their drafting.

BuckeyeSam on April 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Obama says it’s 7 million, so it shall be..
Who are we to question the Messiah.

Barred on April 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

OT

Hillary suffers another stroke. Looks like her presidential aspirations are done.

http://tinyurl.com/www-abcnews-com

HumpBot Salvation on April 1, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Obamacare is a great success. We are fortunate to have the best leader in the history of the world in charge right now. Thank Allah for Obama!

April Fools.

What’s scary is how many people really think like that.

DisneyFan on April 1, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Where is everdisco? We need some double and triple counting to make sense of this 7 million figure. Maybe verbasloopy can explain where then numbers came from and give us a breakdown? I’d like to see the State by state and plan by plan. Oh, I’d like to see actual paid for plans. I’m just picky about that paid for thingy I guess…

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Exit question: What happens next year when roughly half of new enrollees with subsidized coverage lose their subsidies, bumping them down to Medicaid coverage or no coverage at all?

Lemme guess….

The Media Palace Guard won’t cover it and Democrats will call them liars?

workingclass artist on April 1, 2014 at 11:31 AM

I’m not sure what “on track” means…

Well then let me educate you:

When the Softwares are off the rails, we tell the customer that the Program is right on track.

That’s just how we roll.

Tsar of Earth on April 1, 2014 at 11:32 AM

It is official. Reality is irrelevant. The governement and our activist media will tell us what to believe when and that will be reality, regardless of facts and history.

We are living 1984.

Skwor on April 1, 2014 at 11:33 AM

Anyone who believes any numbers coming out of the White House is a fool.

GarandFan on April 1, 2014 at 11:34 AM

OT

<a href="http://Scott Walker Announces His Candidacy For The 2016 Presidential Elections"

workingclass artist on April 1, 2014 at 11:35 AM

shoot I blew the link thingy…

Oh well Ace had it at his place…

workingclass artist on April 1, 2014 at 11:36 AM

Calling…

..verb, Brayed, Frank,Frank,Frank,Frank,Pickles, BrushingmyHair,
Dbear, some louse in Conn. named Ken, bandit13, and all other
Perveyors of Delusion..

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Didn’t we just learn from the LA Times yesterday that at least 9.5 million previously uninsured people now have Obamacare?
http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-79773450/

rogaineguy on April 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Over at ACE there seems to be more detail. Apparently they are taking credit for those who kept insurance under the “children are kept under parent insurance until they are 26″ clause as well as previous Medicare applicants. As I read it the real number is actually only 2 million newly insured under obamacare.

Utterly despicable deception being perpetrated on America with a blatantly activist and complicate media.

Skwor on April 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

“You lie!”

Boy was Joe Wilson ever right!

otlset on April 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Calling…

..verb, Brayed, Frank,Frank,Frank,Frank,Pickles, BrushingmyHair,
Dbear, some louse in Conn. named Ken, bandit13, and all other
Perveyors of Delusion..

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM

It would be great to get as many of the trools on record about these numbers as possible. Our trools are so smart and informed you’d think they could answer with some specifics about these figures.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 11:40 AM

complicit

Skwor on April 1, 2014 at 11:40 AM

Utterly despicable deception being perpetrated on America with a blatantly activist and complicate media.

Skwor on April 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

scumbag liar democraps, but I digress…..

VegasRick on April 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Figures you aged con’s would be mad about health care for everyone.

Murphy9 on April 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

I’m confused. I thought the WH crew said they never set a target of 7 million? Why yes, they did deny it. How odd then that they are now touting the same 7 million number. Weird. /

rcpjr on April 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Obama signed an executive order allowing Russian soldiers to sign up. That’s how he hit the magic 7 million number.

J_Crater on April 1, 2014 at 11:43 AM

http://www.gallup.com/poll/167798/uninsured-rate-continues-fall.aspx?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=syndication&utm_content=morelink&utm_term=All%20Gallup%20Headlines
 
15% uninsured in 2008 (before Obamacare).
 
16% uninsured in 2014 (post- oops. Sorry (D)s, I forget. After Obamacare).

rogerb on April 1, 2014 at 11:43 AM

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

That’s the bestest joke I’ve heard in a long time. Oh, wait…today is April 1 isn’t it?

NOMOBO on April 1, 2014 at 11:43 AM

Visited the website: 6,704,365
Enrolled through the website: 4,465,012
– Not put on Medicaid: 1,212,086
– Not on taxpayer’s dime: 512,872
– Not previously insured: 908
— Made first payment: 4

Megyn Kellys Lipstick on April 1, 2014 at 11:44 AM

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 11:31 AM

The troll is over in one of the headline threads spouting the usual inanities.

These numbers are as cooked, farcical, and mendacious as any that have come out of this Administration. As cynical as I am regarding this lying Administration, I never expected them to go for the full monty and blatantly lie to this level. But then, when lie, why not just go all in and do the BIG LIE?

After all the Ministry of Truth is there to carry the water (like the AP, LA Times) for this Administration. Reality is what these Orwellians say it is…even if that reality is all about the government seizing 1/6th of the national economy in the name of spending $2.6T over the next decade for wealth redistribution and social justice.

Athos on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Calling…

..verb, Brayed, Frank,Frank,Frank,Frank,Pickles, BrushingmyHair,
Dbear, some louse in Conn. named Ken, bandit13, and all other
Perveyors of Delusion..

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM

bandit13 got banned a few weeks ago. Dbag only comes out on gay threads.

CurtZHP on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Tweet Of The Day- Obama’s Offer To Putin

Garry Kasparov ✔ @Kasparov63
Follow
Perhaps Obama told Putin he could keep Crimea if he signed up for Obamacare.
10:21 PM – 31 Mar 2014

http://weaselzippers.us/181335-tweet-of-the-day-38/

workingclass artist on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM

Don’t believe any numbers out of the WH or from the DNC. Bigger liars there never were.

After all, Sen. Sessions, an honest man, says they count the people who hit the border, from the Mexican side, the ones that Never enter the US, as “deportations”.

Anyone who does that can’t be taken seriously on anything else.

obama makes Goebbels/Muenchhausen/Orwell/Pinocchio proud, all in one.

Putin has it out for the West, with obama its lilliputian.

Putin has figured obama and the West out, to utter perfection.

This last link is incredibly telling.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 11:46 AM

I’m not sure what “on track” means given that the deadline’s now come and gone.

I’m not sure what “sign-ups” means, and beyond that, I’m not sure what the number of people forced to use the exchanges has to do with anything. BarkyCare is destroying our health insurance and health care systems, no matter how many people actually sign up for it. It is anti-American and as un-Constitutional as it gets, no matter how many sign up for it. It is an offensive to liberty, to free markets, and the dismantling of the best health care system the world has ever seen, no matter how many sign up for it. BarkyCare will bring medical research to a vertiable standstill, no matter how many sign up for it.

And on and on. I don’t know where this silly “7 million” number came from but it has nothing to do with BarkyCare and the fact that BarkyCare is an offense of the worst kinds to anyone who respects the American Constitutional Republic, R.I.P.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 1, 2014 at 11:46 AM

It’s simply amazing how these good numbers always drop right when they need to. Kind of like the unemployment rate dropping below 8% in the final jobs report before the election. Obama really is the super-greatest. I’ve been wrong about him all along. It’s clear to me he really is The One.

change is for suckers on April 1, 2014 at 11:46 AM

We still don’t have data about how many of the seven million were previously uninsured (CBO projected as recently as February that 13 million people formerly without insurance would gain it under O-Care, including the Medicaid expansion)

Fierce moral urgency of 40 million without health insurance.
7 million is a lie, but even if it were 7 million out of 40 million who gained insurance, that’s still 33 million without, plus now there’s 7 million who previously had insurance who have lost it. No gain at all.

rbj on April 1, 2014 at 11:47 AM

And is anyone going to demand any evidence of this claim? Why not go out there and say that 70 million have signed up?

Doughboy on April 1, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Calling…

..verb, Brayed, Frank,Frank,Frank,Frank,Pickles, BrushingmyHair,
Dbear, some louse in Conn. named Ken, bandit13, and all other
Perveyors of Delusion..

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM

frank, frank frank frank frank.

Kennin and fannybandit have been banned. Long ago. Verbie & Urbie? Nowhere to be found.

And no bad-mouthing my new girl brushingmypubes. Uh, hair!

Lanceman on April 1, 2014 at 11:48 AM

O’blah blah on FOX getting a red sox jersey with #44 and “Obama” on it. I wonder how Jake Peavy feels about that. They should have given dogeater a jersey with the number zero.

VegasRick on April 1, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Work harder – scumhags on your dole.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 11:49 AM

bandit13 got banned a few weeks ago. Dbag only comes out on gay threads.

CurtZHP on April 1, 2014 at 11:45 AM

awww, no more bandit?? He coulda been a Contendah!!

Oh Also, this update. Brayingazz now fancies itself a
Russian Expert…so I guess we won’t be reading it’s
posts on all matters Ocare…

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:49 AM

And is anyone going to demand any evidence of this claim? Why not go out there and say that 70 million have signed up?

Doughboy on April 1, 2014 at 11:47 AM

pelousy said there were 700 million signed up! Just on the west coast!

VegasRick on April 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM

7 million cancellation notices…..
“just a small percentage…” Jay the boy Carney.

7 million to sign up on ObamaCare……

Crickets….

Electrongod on April 1, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Wow. At times it takes the administration forever to come up with Obamacare numbers, and now they seem to have them minute-by-minute… — Byron York

Yep, funny that. When we know (if they will ever really tell us), how many were not insured prior, how many of the sign-ups actually paid, and how many are still on the rosters in a few months, then we will have a better handle on this. Until then, if their lips are moving, their cooking the books. (Of course, there is no big surprise there).

Look at what they do with the inflation rate, unemployment numbers, the GDP, CBO projections, testimony to Congress et al. When these are all independently verified, then we may start to think of believing the most transparently untransparent administration ever.)

CPRforAmerica on April 1, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Give me one good reason I should believe anything that comes out of any admin spokeshole’s mouth. I assume anything the admin says is a lie unless proven otherwise.

mojo on April 1, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Lanceman on April 1, 2014 at 11:48 AM

nonpartisan hack and sesqui are willfully absent too.

everdilligent, who’s to say?

Then there’s that illustrious -repubica, the one who left a tyranny and promotes another one in the US.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 11:51 AM

But these Obamacare posts are about whistling past the graveyard, by next Novemeber Democrats will be openly running on the ACA. Mark my words.

libfreeordie on December 20, 2013 at 10:14 AM

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 11:51 AM

otlset daydreams of being on the White House press corps…

“Yes, thank you for calling on me. Now, considering this administration’s track record for lying, why should we or the American people believe you about those signup numbers THIS time?”

“Clerk, escort that man from the room!”

otlset on April 1, 2014 at 11:54 AM

blah blah blah….rattle rattle rattle…blah blah blah…..

ladyingray on April 1, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Oh, wait…today is April 1 isn’t it?
 
NOMOBO on April 1, 2014 at 11:43 AM

 
Holy cow. You’re right, and I have no doubt the adults in this administration will use that if they need to.

rogerb on April 1, 2014 at 11:55 AM

Obama’s going to take a victory lap at 4:15 p.m. today.

Today? Are you sure that’s not at 4:01 p.m.?

HiJack on April 1, 2014 at 11:56 AM

should be 4:20 pm shouldn’t it?

DanMan on April 1, 2014 at 11:58 AM

I lost my job due to obaka noncare in January, and I will be /losing my healthcare insurance on 4/30.

I’ll pay the damn fine.

ladyingray on April 1, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Oh Also, this update. Brayingazz now fancies itself a
Russian Expert…so I guess we won’t be reading it’s
posts on all matters Ocare…

ToddPA on April 1, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Hey. If Chudi can have like 33 PhDs from 40 prestigious colleges, I guess Brayam and challenge Solaratov on the soviets.

I suppose if I had the energy and inclination, I could call myself an expert on something too.

I kept the nonparisian/Harvard thing out because np is Allah or Ace or some other right-wing blogger generating traffic for HA.

Lanceman on April 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM

….they got “1 million sign ups“…at the Mexican Consulates?

KOOLAID2 on April 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM

ObamaCare “on track” to hit seven million sign-ups before deadline.

Yeah and 6 million “sign-ups” were from people who already had health insurance, were paying for it without the federal governments help and it was cheaper…..

Out of those 7 million “sign-ups” – 75% are getting government help to pay for their ObamaCare policies…..

Money from taxpayers. This is what I call recycling.

redguy on April 1, 2014 at 12:01 PM

Figures you aged con’s would be mad about health care for everyone.

Murphy9 on April 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Yep, it’s not about the govt taking over every aspect of your miserable life, it’s about talking points. Yessiree.

WitchDoctor on April 1, 2014 at 12:02 PM

One gets the distinct feeling that everything being done and said by this regime – and the MSM – is for the benefit of the low information voter. This sign-up numbers game distracts from the real issue – which is the damage this law is doing to the American people, our economy, and our health care system. Does anyone with half a brain believe ANYTHING these people say anymore?

TarheelBen on April 1, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Obama’s going to take a victory lap at 4:15 p.m. today.

Today? Are you sure that’s not at 4:01 p.m.?

HiJack on April 1, 2014 at 11:56 AM

should be 4:20 pm shouldn’t it?

DanMan on April 1, 2014 at 11:58 AM

It’s the filthy rat-eared commie. A lazy stupid man who is less busy than most homeless people. When he says he’ll speak at 4:15, he means 4:45 ish.

Happy Nomad on April 1, 2014 at 12:02 PM

…yes!…and it is going to be 70 degrees and sunny all across the United States of America!

KOOLAID2 on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

And still not a word about what these plans cost per month and out of pocket before coverage.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Speaking as one of the 7 million who have successfully signed up and been accepted into the 0Care system. I couldn’t be happier. The premiums are half what I was paying for that “junk” policy I had held for 30 plus years. The service exemplary, the best I have ever enjoyed. The medications are even better. The nurses are hotter as well. Plus they let you pinch them on the ass. With a smile. Clever technique to draw people to this wonderful coverage. When I think of what a fool I have been in the past. All that money invested in those sub standard policies. Now I’m boilerplate invincible. Thanks 0Care!

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Math is hard. What is 7 million, given all the faux numbers…

The big questions about the numbers will never be answered.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Rush thinks the actually number is around 500,000 – and he’s probably right …

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTHI6LyE608

Pork-Chop on April 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Does anyone with half a brain believe ANYTHING these people say anymore?

TarheelBen on April 1, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Well. There’s verby, ‘disco etc. They’ve got half a brain.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Chooming, you forgot that there’s free chooming now.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

You forgot to mention your free Viag*a.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:06 PM

….they got “1 million sign ups“…at the Mexican Consulates?

KOOLAID2 on April 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM

That’s what is bailing out Covered California….

Athos on April 1, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Figures you aged con’s would be mad about health care for everyone.

Murphy9 on April 1, 2014 at 11:42 AM

White aged cons,Murphy9. Be accurate, racist.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Well. There’s verby, ‘disco etc. They’ve got half a brain.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Combined…

Athos on April 1, 2014 at 12:07 PM

Well. There’s verby, ‘disco etc. They’ve got half a brain.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM

Well, those folks are also investing in Unicorn stables, so I don’t know about them.

TarheelBen on April 1, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Speaking as one of the 7 million who have successfully signed up and been accepted into the 0Care system. I couldn’t be happier. The premiums are half what I was paying for that “junk” policy I had held for 30 plus years. The service exemplary, the best I have ever enjoyed. The medications are even better. The nurses are hotter as well. Plus they let you pinch them on the ass. With a smile. Clever technique to draw people to this wonderful coverage. When I think of what a fool I have been in the past. All that money invested in those sub standard policies. Now I’m boilerplate invincible. Thanks 0Care!

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Bmore, time to wake up now.

HiJack on April 1, 2014 at 12:10 PM

April Fools!

neyney on April 1, 2014 at 12:10 PM

You forgot to mention your free Viag*a.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:06 PM

You’re skeered to spell out Viagra???

Lanceman on April 1, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Why the hell is the word Vi agra banned?

Lanceman on April 1, 2014 at 12:11 PM

I’m not sure what “on track” means given that the deadline’s now come and gone.

Sounds like another “Hockey Stick” extrapolation.

slickwillie2001 on April 1, 2014 at 12:12 PM

I see you guys are working overtime to “unskew” reality again. Good luck with that. Hope it goes better for you than it did last time.

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

My Goodness. Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better! I have just been informed that as a reward for following all the 0Care mandates flawlessly I’m going on an all expense paid vacation to Hawaii!!!! All the lobster I can eat! Free massages, daily spa treatments and membership to the gym of my choice for life! Plus they have thrown in a concubine! That lifetime supply of v i a g r a is gonna come in so handy! Miss Lamar will be thrilled!

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

lol

Dude, you broke my sarcasm meter – the needle broke off, bounced across the desk, took my car keys and is now headed to the nearest pub for a stiff drink or ten.

Midas on April 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

I couldn’t be happier/ So everdiso, last time I ask. Are you a US citizen? If yes. Are you covered under 0Care like me?

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

So many signing up just in time not to get penalized for it in their income tax… yet how many will actually pay up by APR 15?

How many of these are actually signing up now to dodge taxes?

Oh, this is going to be a fun, fun year for Obamacare, and it hasn’t even started….

ajacksonian on April 1, 2014 at 12:17 PM

The latest administration numbers are pure rubbish.

Give us a net signup: (number of signups – number not paid) – (previous cancellations). Then provide a Venn diagram depicting two intersecting sets for new signups and prior cancellations. Then, publish all demographics including age and number of Medicaid recipients included in the gross signup number. Then, based on the previous behavior of this administration, factor in a minus 10%-20% for intentional error. Without this type of analysis the numbers are pure political garbage.

rplat on April 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

I see you guys are working overtime to “unskew” reality again. Good luck with that. Hope it goes better for you than it did last time.

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Could you answer a couple of questions for me since you seem to have the knowledge and the data about Obamacare?

How many bronze plans were paid for in New York?
How many gold plans were paid for in California?

You said you had data, so it should be really easy to answer these questions.

oldroy on April 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Speaking as one of the 7 million who have successfully signed up and been accepted into the 0Care system. I couldn’t be happier. The premiums are half what I was paying for that “junk” policy I had held for 30 plus years. The service exemplary, the best I have ever enjoyed. The medications are even better. The nurses are hotter as well. Plus they let you pinch them on the ass. With a smile. Clever technique to draw people to this wonderful coverage. When I think of what a fool I have been in the past. All that money invested in those sub standard policies. Now I’m boilerplate invincible. Thanks 0Care!

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:03 PM

I know of what you speak…I had a great policy, but gave it up for ObamaCare, I’m a man and it even covers me for maternity.

It is once in a lifetime that someone so majestic like Obama comes along and blesses me with his intellect and foresight.

Our family is forever grateful to ObamaCare…not to mention the hot as h3ll nurses

right2bright on April 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

May Hell be upon you, rats.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

I see you guys are working overtime to “unskew” reality again…
 
everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

 
Tell us again why the earth can only be 6000 years old, everdiso.

rogerb on April 1, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Who knew free weed was envoled? Man 0Care thinks of everything!!! Life is finally complete. All you naysayers are fools! Homophobes to boot. You getting any of this Bishop?

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:19 PM

I can’t wait till you patriots pay for this bachelor’s hysterectomy!

Murphy9 on April 1, 2014 at 12:21 PM

right2bright on April 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Ha!!! I got one in ever color and nationally. Waiting on me hand and foot. I really like the way they tuck me in each night. Schweet!!!

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:21 PM

I see you guys are working overtime to “unskew” reality again. Good luck with that. Hope it goes better for you than it did last time.

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

If reality would hit you in the head you’d never notice.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:21 PM

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

I couldn’t be happier/ So everdiso, last time I ask. Are you a US citizen? If yes. Are you covered under 0Care like me?

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

More to the point, how long do you think this one will last before it pops a gasket and gets banned AGAIN?

As far as “unskewing” reality, one thing is real for sure. That’s the money all these supposed enrollees HAVEN’T paid.

CurtZHP on April 1, 2014 at 12:21 PM

You getting any of this Bishop?

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:19 PM

He’ll never read it.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:22 PM

I see you guys are working overtime to “unskew” reality again. Good luck with that. Hope it goes better for you than it did last time.

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Don’t worry, it will. And for a long time to come.

HiJack on April 1, 2014 at 12:22 PM

everdilligent is Goebbels’ great grandchild.

Schadenfreude on April 1, 2014 at 12:22 PM

everdiso on April 1, 2014 at 12:14 PM

I couldn’t be happier/ So everdiso, last time I ask. Are you a US citizen? If yes. Are you covered under 0Care like me?

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:16 PM

Last chance everdiso. You might want to take it.

Bmore on April 1, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Ah, the legions of abandoned shopping carts getting counted as ‘signing up’….

And when the real numbers come out? How many did the math on how much the lowest cost plan costs them versus a tax penalty? And then decided to change their withholding?

All we have ever gotten from these numbers games is just that: games with numbers.

And, yeah, their original deadline was missed quite some time ago. Sad that they can’t figure out how to run such a thing that was designed perfectly by Congress, no?

ajacksonian on April 1, 2014 at 12:23 PM

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